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Thug Soccer

The city of Florence, Italy still plays an early form of soccer called Calcio Fiorentino. Players are allowed to hit each other, but no kicks to the head, surprise attacks or ganging up. Also you have to wear silly shorts. Hat Tip Link Continue Reading from the Source

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Amid the greatest year of his career, Stephen Curry takes a shot on startup CoachUp

Stephen Curry is having the best year of his career leading the now-top seed in the Western Conference, Golden State Warriors. Along with James Harden and Russell Westbrook, Curry is a favorite for this year’s NBA Most Valuable Player and earned the most fan votes for this year’s All-Star Game. So why would he pick [...]

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Blake Griffin’s Helicopter Block

Here is your moment of Zen. When does a shot fake both work and fail? When the blocker is Blake Griffin. In the Clippers’ latest game against the Celtics, the athletic forward twirled 180º in mid-air to make up for his premature defense. Hat Tip Link Continue Reading from the Source

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#POLLS: The Race to Capture the NBA Apparel Licensing Title Begins Now

It was only recently that adidas announced it would not be renewing its partnership with the NBA as the league’s official uniform and apparel supplier. Historically, various sportswear brands have held this title, including Champion, Starter, PUMA and Nike during the ’90s. In 2001, Reebok signed the first major multi-year contract worth an estimated $175 million [...]

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Watch Lionel Messi Prepare for Barcelona’s Recent El Clásico Win Against Real Madrid

Real Madrid and Barcelona are among the richest and most successful soccer clubs in the world, and were recently ranked as two of the world’s most valuable sports teams. Whenever these two fierce rivals meet, the match is given a name — El Clásico. Adding to the spectacle, Barcelona and Real Madrid also respectively employ two of the best active [...]

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Check out These Skateboards Made of Rubbish

“Everyday Things” collection is a project started by Do The Green Thing and the World Wildlife Fund-UK, who hope to “inspire people to live more sustainably.” The companies asked 15 artists to repurpose daily objects, using creativity to encourage a more environmentally-friendly future. As part of this initiative, artist Mac Premo has teamed with Sanford Shapes to create a series [...]

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March Madness upsets good for auto advertisers

Filed under: Marketing/Advertising, Buick, Infiniti Cinderella teams, surprises and upsets are good business for the car companies that sponsor the NCAA men’s basketball tournament, and even though there are no fairy tales left in this year’s event, business keeps looking up. Continue reading March Madness upsets good for auto advertisers March Madness upsets good for [...]

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Nike Vapor Speed Driver

Nike drives the market with stylish clubs that will take you further than you thought possible. Their latest Vapor Speed Driver offers tremendous ball speed, a high quality shaft, easy forgiveness and a multitude of loft and ball flight combinations. Link Price: $300 Continue Reading from the Source

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A Snowboarder’s Tiny House

Snowboarder Mike Basich has fully embraced the outdoor lifestyle, and now lives in a tiny 225 square foot organic structure he built from stone and wood in the middle of his 40-acre property. Naturally, there’s plenty of snow outside. Hat Tip Link Continue Reading from the Source

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Why You Need To Boycott The NBA

Continue Reading from the Source Sheryl Sandberg is one bossy woman. Instead of pitching her feminist ideologies to a target audience, like Jezebel or Buzzfeed, she has decided to infiltrate the NBA. The intrusiveness will appear on a television near you, via the “Lean-in” campaign. Sandberg has partnered with the NBA to fight for women’s [...]

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Ali’s Greatest Brag

“I done handcuffed lightning, thrown thunder in jail.” This classic podium speech from the great Muhammad Ali not only is one of the greatest all-time brags, but it truly makes us long for his unabashed ego and irrepressible personality. Hat Tip Link Continue Reading from the Source

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Check Out These 50 Unbelievable Soccer Skills

FFDTVOnline YouTube channel has uploaded a video showcasing 50 incredible soccer tricks by 20 year-old Yasin Ben El-Mhanni. The incredible video features extremely intricate skills which require incredible dexterity and accuracy. Enjoy the video above to see if you can execute any of these skills yourself. Read more at Hypebeast.com Continue Reading from the Source

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Mayweather Uploads Training Footage Ahead of May 2 Fight

Floyd Mayweather Jr. has uploaded new training footage ahead of his May 2 showdown with Manny Pacquiao. Well known for his relentless work ethic within the boxing community, Money is evidently not underestimating the skills of Pac-Man. Last week, news leaked that Mayweather had dropped an opponent in sparring. Taking into consideration the earliness of training camp, as well as the [...]

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adidas Ending NBA Apparel Deal in 2017

adidas has announced that it will not be renewing its contract with the NBA after their current deal ends — which means we won’t be seeing any more of the adidas sleeved jerseys past the 2017 season. Currently, adidas’ partnership with the NBA makes it the only provider of official merchandise and uniforms for the league, but when [...]

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Mike Tyson’s Best K.O.s

Mike Tyson posted this motherload of classic fight clips, assembling 10 of his all-time best knockouts. He’s asking for feedback as to which one is best, so it can be featured in Scorsese’s upcoming Tyson biopic starring Jamie Foxx. Hat Tip Link Continue Reading from the Source

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Check Out The Trailer for Vans’ First Full-Length Skate Video “Propeller”

Given Vans‘ extensive, seminal role in skateboarding as a whole, it’s a bit surprising that they’ve never released a full-length video. There’s no time like the present though, and with that, Greg Hunt and Vans have finally unveiled a first look at their forthcoming visual presentation – “Propeller.” In many ways, the video is almost [...]

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