Posts filed under “Sports”

Moneyball: Official Trailer 2011

Based on the book by Michael Lewis:

“Moneyball” is directed by Bennett Miller. The screenplay is by Steven Zaillian and Aaron Sorkin, from a story by Stan Chervin, based on the book by Michael Lewis. The film is produced by Michael De Luca, Rachael Horovitz, and Scott Rudin.

Release Date: September 23rd, 2011 (wide)
Distributors: Sony Pictures Releasing

Category: Film, Sports, Video

The Crossover on Display

The crossover is one of the most lethal offensive moves in the N.B.A. Miami’s Dwyane Wade found inspiration for his version from players like Allen Iverson and Tim Hardaway.

Category: Sports, Video

Sitting is Killing You

Via: Medical Billing And Coding Hat tip Lifehacker

Category: Science, Sports, Weekend

How Mariano Rivera Dominates Hitters

The closer Mariano Rivera has confounded hitters with mostly one pitch: his signature cutter. NYT: How Mariano Rivera Dominates Hitters

Category: Sports, Weekend

Manuel De Los Santos

Today’s feel good video: Manuel de los Santos is one of sport’s most inspirational figures. Growing up in the Dominican Republic, he played baseball from a young age and by 2003 was planning to turn professional. But a motorcycle accident changed his life forever when he lost his left leg above the knee. Following this…Read More

Category: Sports, Weekend

How to Bury the Lede

The following narrative and news item comes my way via a professional journalist (cue the oxymoron jokes) friend.  Emphasis mine: Now, when you’re in the sports information business, you generally highlight the exploits of your own team, not your opponents. With very, very, very rare exceptions. I’d say the eighth Division I perfect game in…Read More

Category: Really, really bad calls, Sports

Floating Soccer Field

TMB bank have launched a new brand vision “Make THE Difference” by making a film to inspire people to start thinking differently. With a hope that they will start to Make THE Difference to their own world. It doesn’t have to be big, but a little can create positive changes. This film is based on…Read More

Category: Sports, Weekend

Bracketology: Sweet Sixteen of Corporate Bankruptcy

Warning: Legal wonkery ahead: Powerhouse law firm Weill Gotshal published a “Sweet 16″ of most influential, transformative, or game-changing U.S. bankruptcy decisions. At their bankruptcy blog (really), you can choose your favorite bankruptcy case — they and Weill will eventually crown a March bankruptcy madness winner: > > Hat tip Dealbook

Category: Legal, Sports

Ronaldo Top 10 Goals

A video honoring Ronaldo Luís Nazário de Lima, the greatest pure striker to ever grace the game. He has been an icon and a star of the Brazilian national team, and has forged a hugely successful career based on not just talent, but determination and a quest for excellence.

Category: Sports, Weekend

MJ vs Kobe

I’ve really enjoyed watching the Lakers over the past few years, but there really isn’t a contest (via Daily Infographic) > Michael Jordan vs Kobe Bryant click for larger graphic >

Category: Digital Media, Sports, Weekend