Pro bowler Chris Barnes takes on EARL (Enhanced Automated Robotic Launcher) capable of rolling an identical shot nearly every time. But its precision is its downfall. The score stands: humans 1, robots 0.
Rule number two in any race: even when the odds are against you, don’t ever give up. Why? Because of Rule number one: the competition isn’t over until someone crosses the finish line.
A high school football drubbing turns into a display of compassion. Up by 35, Lake Stevens Vikings let the Snohomish Panthers’ Ike Ditzenberger, who has Down Syndrome, rush a 51-yard touchdown.
(NSFW) A football anthem made by and for people who are NOT fans of the sport. Hilarious, offensive and creepy. We don’t understand why this doesn’t have millions of views. Then again, we do.
The bold Converse Scoreboard Watch was inspired by game time and adapted for any kind of play. One piece construction with stacked digital display, silicone case and strap. (Thanks Tony!)
The Fighter, starring Mark Wahlberg and Christian Bale, tells the compelling tale of boxer “Irish” Micky Ward’s rise to the world light welterweight title, shepherded by Dicky, his troubled half-brother.
The Funny Or Die team prove that bowling can be fun to watch. The tricks are lame at first, but quickly become hilariously ridiculous. We are now fans of outdoor bowling. And bowling victory poses.
They are the future LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Kobe Bryant, they’re the future Harlem Globetrotters, they are the future… of swimming pool basketball. Oh, to be young and stupid.
The House of Air, an indoor trampoline park at Building 926 in the Presidio is “giving flight to the flightless” with dodgeball, open jump time and aerial training. Opens 9/15/10. (Thanks Carter!)
Since it wouldn’t be summertime without someone shredding it on a rope swing by a body of water, check out Mike Wilson killing it on the Truckee River doing 60′ double and triple back flips.
Can you imagine having a golf shot that’s accurate enough to hit a tiny 9-inch metal gong at a distance of 200 yards? Most of the pros in this video come awfully close, but David Howell hits it dead on.
Oregon Scientfic’s action-cam shoots full 1080p video at 30fps (720p at 60fps) in a sturdy waterproof housing. A sensor even measures and records G-forces during your escapades.
Lead your favorite NFL team to glory, or create your own ultimate football team in Madden NFL 11. The game features a revamped play-calling system and new dual stick controls. Available on Aug. 10.
Simply choose your favorite sport, type/length of training and playlist on the Nike BOOM app and you’ll get blasts of encouragement from elite athletes and coaches throughout your workout.
From the looks of this baseball-playing primate from Japan, we’re pretty sure we know where the Cubs, Astros and Pirates have been filling their rosters from lately. Ouch. The truth hurts.
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