Do the good people of Cleveland think LeBron James’ recent Rise ad for Nike is just more narcissistic, self-promotional build-up from a guy whose actions speak louder than his words? Hmm.
In the final seconds, his team down by one but with a chance to score, Manchester City goalie Joe Hart joins his teammates in their corner kick. But when the other team gets the ball… just watch.
Tim Knoll is a freestyle BMX rider with a variety of tricks that will have you alternately chuckling and shaking your head in disbelief. We love how Knoll looks like he’s bored the whole time.
Kobe as Iron Man? Magic as Wolverine? MJ as Nick Fury? Marvel artists teamed up with ESPN to create a series of comic book cover-style art of NBA stars. If you’re a Cavs fan, brace yourself.
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.
Beginning this 2010-2011 season, four Rocky Mountain resorts will provide skiers tickets and passes with RFID tags, allowing EpicMix to track their location and award achievements.
(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.