Soccer, Sports

Nike Turns Plastic Bottles Into Euro Soccer Kits

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Nike has unveiled the new Euro kits for Croatia, France, Netherlands, Poland and Portugal. Not surprisingly, the uniforms feature form fitting style and a series of innovations means to improve performance. What provides somewhat more of a shock is the source of the material for the jerseys: recycled plastic bottles. In line with Nike’s commitment to

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NHL, Sports

Top 10 Hockey Hits of 2012 Video

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There are many great things about the sport of hockey. One of these great things is dudes absolutely blowing each other up at full speed on skates. Here are ten phenomenal examples pulled from across the NHL season.  Enjoy.   The lesson here: keep your chinstrap buckled up tight.   Via TheScore

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Featured, NCAA, Sports

Kentucky Players Release Championship Celebration Rap [Video]

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In addition to being NCAA basketball champions, Kentucky Wildcat freshman Kyle Wiltjer and sophomore Jared Polson are aspiring rappers. Rapping under the name White Boy Academy the pair and some friends have dropped a Final Four championship celebration video set in and around Rupp Arena. Not surprisingly for a group called White Boy Academy it

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MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL, Soccer, Sports

Bo Jackson, Ken Griffey Jr., Charles Barkley and Kevin Durant Combine Old And New For Nike Cartoon

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Not sure who hasn’t head of Nike Air at this point but Nike and Foot Locker have collaborated to create an old school/new school cartoon super hero athlete mashup supporting the brand. Combining Bo Jackson, Ken Griffey Jr. and Charles Barkley with current players Allyson Felix, Megan Rapinoe, Clay Matthews and Kevin Durant make this

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Sports

Chinese Big Man Throws A Block Party At Nike Hoop Summit [Video]

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Chinese High Schooler Wang Zhelin, a seven foot tall center, turned the Nike Hoop Summit All-Star game into his person block party. In the USA vs. The World format Wang stuffed Michigan State commit Gary Harris and future Duke Blue Devil Rasheed Sulaimon. “Emphatic” would be the way to describe both blocks. The second half

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Featured, NBA, Sports

JJ Hickson Puts DeAndre Jordan On A Poster

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Since the Trail Blazers picked up J.J. Hickson on Waivers last month he’s been on a hot streak with over 15 points and six rebounds per game while shooting over 65% from the field. Apparently DeAndre Jordan from the Clippers wasn’t impressed by those numbers so J.J. decided to deliver something a little more personal.

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Sports

Sports Book Review: Once A Runner

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You would assume that since Once A Runner is a fiction book about running you would need to be a runner to enjoy it and you would learn very little about the true working of the sport from it. You would be wrong on both counts. The book literally tells the story of a collegiate

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NBA, NCAA, Sports

Sports Book Review: The Big O by Oscar Robertson

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You probably know two things about Oscar Robertson: he’s the only NBA player ever to average a triple double and he carries a reputation for bitterness. Reading his autobiography you get an understanding of what led to both. Growing up black in a segregated America and joining the NBA at a time when there was

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NCAA, Sports

PAC-12 Tournament Moving To Vegas In 2013

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The PAC-12 today announced that after eleven years in Los Angeles their men’s basketball tournament will move to Las Vegas starting in 2013. The conference also provided more detail on how the broadcast rights will rotate among ESPN, FOX and the PAC-12 network.  From the release: The new agreement, which runs through 2015, brings the

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NCAA, Sports

Chip Kelly Gives Exclusive Interview… To His Right Tackle

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Chip Kelly has a reputation for being hard to pin down in interviews but that elusiveness doesn’t extend to his own players. Following last season’s brief appearance on the Turner Time TV segment with Oregon defensive end Terrell Turner Kelly has done it again. This time the Ducks head coach sat down for a wide

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Featured, Sports

Andrew Luck’s First Nike Ad [Video]

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Andrew Luck will have to wait a few more weeks to start getting paid by the Indianapolis Colts but Nike already started writing checks to the future NFL number one draft pick out of Stanford. Nike used their US Football YouTube channel to drop a 30 second spot featuring Luck as the way to announce

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