Footballer Tim Howard usually spends his time defending shots from entering his team’s goal, but earlier this week, he managed to kick one into the other goal 100 yards downfield.
For those of you who’ve never won or lost a sports bet, this extremely amusing ad from ESPN will help to educate you on just how serious (humiliating) some of these gentlemanly wagers can be.
While you’re lounging around doing nothing today, check out the very cool and inspiring soccer skills on display at the The African Cup of Nations for Amputee Football – then get up and do something.
An Android app that locates the best sports games in progress, along with the channel they’re on. If you have a TiVo, DirecTV or Google TV you can even use the app to switch to the right TV channel.
Athletes often do somersaults to celebrate a play, but Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Jerome Simpson did it while making the play, turning the Arizona Cardinals into a bunch of sitting ducks.
A highlight slam from what seems to be an ordinary high school basketball game. A bad hook shot is turned to an even worse tip dunk, but an athletic kid redeems his teammates with his exquisite timing.
Never had one lesson: 59-year-old Brenda Hewlett celebrated her personal holiday on ice by making a 114′ puck shot during halftime at her local hockey team’s game to win a brand new 2012 Ford F-150.
Honor the best number cruncher or sports gamer with the Armchair series by Fantasy Trophies. The trophies are made of urethane with bronze finish. We should get one for our NBA 2K12 league.
Each Lemon Ball baseball and Leather Head football is handcrafted from leather by Paul Cunningham. They not only look amazing sitting on your desk, but can actually be used to play ball.
ASICS installed a video wall in the Columbus Circle subway station and challenged passersby to race against top U.S. marathoner Ryan Hall for just 60 feet. What do you think happened? (Thanks Juan!)
During World Series Game 4, a member of the Texas Rangers’ grounds crew lets loose his best dance moves after sweeping some sand. Sure, it was probably staged, but we were still entertained.
Rise and Shine: The Jay DeMerit Story is the true story of a young American’s dream of playing pro soccer in Europe; the film chronicles his rise from park leagues to starting in the 2010 World Cup.
Skateboarder Italo Romano can grind the rails, kick-flip and ride a pipe with the best of them. Oh, did we happen to mention that Italo doesn’t have legs? Truly inspiring stuff, Italo.
In homage to Moneyball, this FoD clip chronicles Matt Millen’s horrific run as GM of the Detroit Lions from 2001-2008. There’s no way they could name it Schwartzenball, right? (Thanks, Jake!)
Be treated to exotic locales, mad stunts and more in Defy: The Danny Harf Project, a documentary about the career of 4-time X-Games gold medalist and world champion wakeboarder Danny Harf.
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