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100ft. Robot Golf (Trailer)

100ft. Robot Golf (Trailer)

Golf with giant mechs. The PS4 exclusive 100ft. Giant Robot lets you wreak havoc on Earth (and beyond) to make shots easier for yourself and harder for your opponents. It has real-time and turn-based modes plus a single-player campaign. Compatible with PlayStation VR.

Garnett Posterizes Griffin

Garnett Posterizes Griffin

The Timberwolves lost their latest home game against the Clippers, but Kevin Garnett stole the show. The 39-year old gave serial dunker Blake Griffin a dose of his own medicine with a jam so monstrous it might have driven Karl-Anthony Towns insane.

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Rodgers to Rodgers Hail Mary

Rodgers to Rodgers Hail Mary

With no time left in their game against the Lions, Packers’ star quarterback Aaron Rodgers threw his first successful Hail Mary pass, a 61-yard lob that was caught by tight end Richard Rodgers. The play completed their comeback from being down 20 points. NFL video here.

Peace Park 2015

Peace Park 2015

Burton and Mountain Dew helped Danny Davis realize his dream snowboarding event. If you can’t watch the whole thing, at least check out the one take opening sequence of Davis and his friends carving through the custom-made park.

End of an Era

End of an Era

YouTuber Basketball Forever’s trailer for his 12-part compilation that will pay tribute to some of the best NBA players in the past 20 years, including Allen Iverson, Tim Duncan and Kobe Bryant, who recently announced his retirement.

The Mountain Throws a Kegger

The Mountain Throws a Kegger

Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson demonstrates why he’s one of the strongest men on Earth, as he picks up a 33lb keg and tosses it like it’s nothing, demolishing a world record with a distance of 24ft 6in. We’re assuming that the beer was just a bit foamy when they tapped it.

Killspencer White Mini Basketball Kit

Killspencer White Mini Basketball Kit

Killspencer and Snarkitecture made an all-white version of the former’s mini indoor basketball kit. It has a melamine backboard, a glossy breakaway rim, a leather net and a gray mini rubber basketball. The ball is also available separately for $25.

Blacknet

Blacknet

Wish your local basketball court had nets? Keep an eye out for Blacknet, a temporary basketball net you can bring with you. Shoot it in with the ball to install, and knock it off from under the rim to remove. It fits on most US rims (18″ diameter). Available soon.

Blake Griffin’s 3-Point Alley-oop

Blake Griffin’s 3-Point Alley-oop

Well, it’s official. Blake Griffin is an anime character. He can block your shot even if you faked him out, he can dunk from midrange and now he can make an alley-oop from the three-point line.

Blood and Sport

Blood and Sport

Retro Report looks back at Ray Mancini’s infamous bout with Duk Koo Kim and wonders if American football is close to a similar tipping point, as the NFL continues to deny the mounting medical evidence of the sport’s serious health risks.

Hockey Kid

Hockey Kid

Canadian sports channel TSN spliced together this highlight reel of an adorable little boy at a recent NHL game between the New York Rangers and the Ottawa Senators. We’re not sure he even watched any of the game, but he clearly was having the time of his life.

2015 FIFA Top 10 Goals of the Year

2015 FIFA Top 10 Goals of the Year

FIFA has released the list of nominees for the Puskás Award for goal of the year. The nominees include Lionel Messi’s wizardry at the Copa del Rey final and Carli Lloyd’s audacious chip shot at the Women’s World Cup.

The Zero Point Full Court Shot

The Zero Point Full Court Shot

With 1.1s left in the 2nd quarter against the Pacers, the Celtics made one hell of a buzzer beater. Sadly it won’t count, because Jae Crowder made the shot while inbounding the ball. From the other side of the court. Come on NBA, that has to be worth at least 1 point.

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Eight Lateral Touchdown

Eight Lateral Touchdown

Down 3 points with only 6 seconds left against Duke, the Miami Hurricanes retreated nearly 30 yards and made eight lateral passes before clearing a way for a touchdown. The trick may have confused the refs as well, because they got a few no calls along the way. (Thanks Joel!)

Every Post-game Press Conference

Every Post-game Press Conference

xkcd already summed it up best, but The Kicker does a pretty good job of generalizing what goes on in post-game press cons, with help from Weird Al. Seriously though, these things are worthless. Everyone already knows what everyone else is going to say.

Nike: Snow Day

Nike: Snow Day

The snow is coming down, school is closed, so it’s time to play. Nike managed to assemble a veritable who’s who of pro athletes to frolic in the white stuff. Want to know something even cooler? It was all shot on a soundstage.

Skyrunning: Fast & Light

Skyrunning: Fast & Light

The latest episode of Salomon Running’s web series is an awe-inspiring introduction to Skyrunning – a sport that combines mountaineering and marathon. The video features interviews with leading skyrunners, including founder Marino Giacometti.

Fascinating Sports Facts

Fascinating Sports Facts

Did you know that Hall of Famer Hoyt Wilhelm, who spent 20 years in MLB, hit his only home run on his first time at bat? Or that college football coaches make bank? Okay we already knew about the latter, but Mental Floss has more sports trivia.

Race (Trailer)

Race (Trailer)

“Out there there ain’t no black and white. There’s only fast and slow.” A fictionalized biopic of track and field legend Jesse Owens. He won four gold medals at the 1936 Summer Olympics, which was held in Germany, spitting in the face of Hitler’s racist propaganda.

Steph Curry’s Slip N’ Swish

Steph Curry’s Slip N’ Swish

Reigning MVP Steph Curry continues to be the NBA’s mad trickster, responding to dire situations with absurd moves. In this play from a pre-season game against the Lakers, he slips and falls down but still ends up humiliating his guard.

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First 3v3 NHL Overtime

First 3v3 NHL Overtime

Up until this year, the NHL resolved regular season ties in a 5-minute sudden death overtime with four players on each side. The Flyers and the Lightning became the first teams to show the effect of the new 3-on-3 rule: ATTACK, ATTACK, (HEART) ATTACK.

Extreme Handskating

Extreme Handskating

Athlete Mirko Hanßen decided to ignore the instructions on his inline skate box and wears his on his hands instead of his feet. Needless to say, his version requires significantly greater balance and gymnastic skill than traditional rollerblading.

Slip ‘N Slide Football

Slip ‘N Slide Football

The guys from Dude Perfect attempt to perform a variety of football drills while running on tarps covered with slippery baby oil, and catching balls with their hands slathered in Vaseline. We’re impressed that anyone scored a single point.

History of Red Bull Rampage

History of Red Bull Rampage

Biking phenom and sole two-time Red Bull Rampage winner Kyle Strait went back to the old contest grounds to talk about the highlights and evolution of the competition that has helped redefine mountain biking.

World Slackline Masters 2015

World Slackline Masters 2015

Watch America go up against Estonia in the ultimate battle for slackline supremacy, turning in mad flips, bounces and spins on a springy line of webbing. That trick at 3:55 was sick. We’re just glad they didn’t try it here.

NBA 2K16: Shaq, Ernie & Kenny

NBA 2K16: Shaq, Ernie & Kenny

Uncanny Kenny “The Jet” Smith joins Uncanny Shaquille O’Neal and Uncanny Ernie Johnson as commentators in NBA 2K16. The three analysts will provide banter and trivia not just in the pre-game loading screen but at halftime and after the game as well.

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