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Biggest Dodgeball Game Ever

Biggest Dodgeball Game Ever

Parents should duck to avoid seeing how tuition is being spent, but watch as 1,200 U. of Alberta students smash the previous world record (450) for the biggest dodgeball game ever.

Filmmakers x The Superbowl

Filmmakers x The Superbowl

Slate V’s idea to have Filmmakers Direct The Superbowl may have folks watch the big game for more than just the ads; it shows SB 44 in the style of Tarantino, Lynch, and more.

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Foos-kabob T-shirt

Foos-kabob T-shirt
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The Saints and the Colts won’t be the only teams settling a score this Sunday in South Florida: this Foos-kabob t-shirt shows there’s only room on the grill for one kind of football.

Onion Sports: Packers Fan

Onion Sports: Packers Fan

The Onion celebrates a Packers fan’s return to drinking for the umpteenth time (not unlike another repeat-retiree); not bad for someone who confuses passing yards with passing out.

Ironman Global Trainer

Ironman Global Trainer
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Available May at REI stores: Timex’s Ironman Global Trainer is a GPS watch with speed, pace, distance, and more in a four-window display, 50m water resistance, and ANT+ compatibility.

UAF Hockey Opening #2

UAF Hockey Opening #2

Our favorite apocalyptic polar bear is back: this second UAF opening blows away the first with F-16s, volcanoes, black holes, hockey stick lightsabers, and the Earth’s destruction.

ColdAvenger

ColdAvenger
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Beyond making you look like a badass, the ColdAvenger also protects your lungs by warming and humidifying the air; inside mask temps are 40ºF-60ºF degree higher than outside.

Movie Trailer: Machotaildrop

Movie Trailer: Machotaildrop

Mix Terry Gilliam with skateboarding and you’ve got Machotaildrop: it sounds awful, but the trailer for this FUEL TV-funded flick is surprisingly fresh and quirky in all the right ways.

Sausage Football

Sausage Football
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Pigskin on a plate doesn’t sound very appetizing, but with Super Bowl less than a month away this salami Sausage Football may be a perfect handoff to hungry party guests.

AZO Showreel 2009

AZO Showreel 2009

We can kinda sorta juggle, but Aung Zaw Oo puts us to shame with his AZO Showreel 2009; he parkours, juggles, skateboards, swordplays, and gets dressed — often simultaneously.

Yankee/Texas Stadium Seats

Yankee/Texas Stadium Seats
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The Cathedral is gone, but own a piece of history with a Yankee Stadium seat which includes an authentic seat back/bottom plus commemorative arms; also available: Texas Stadium.

College Basketball Encyclopedia

College Basketball Encyclopedia
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ESPN’s College Basketball Encyclopedia is a true full-court press at 1,232 pages with overviews of all 335 D-I teams, season-by-season summaries, and brackets for every NCAA tournament.

World Series Film Collection

World Series Film Collection
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A must for baseball fans, the Official World Series Film Collection sports 20 discs and nearly 3,000 minutes of game highlights from 1943-2008 in a 58-page book (foreword by Bob Costas).

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Pedal Brain

Pedal Brain
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Pedal Brain is like Nike+ but for pro cyclers; it uses ANT+ to link sensors with your iPhone or iPod Touch, resulting in real-time position and performance data for riders and coaches.

DVD: Swift. Silent. Deep.

DVD: Swift. Silent. Deep.
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Swift. Silent. Deep. is a documentary that gets deep in the powder with the Jackson Hole Air Force; the underground enthusiasts have a heavy hand in today’s modern ski bum culture.

Bentley x Zai Supersport

Bentley x Zai Supersport
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It ain’t powered by a V12, but Zai’s Supersport skis emulate Bentley’s penchant for tech and bling: they’re made with carbon fiber, chromium steel, and good ol’ fashioned cedar wood.

Baseball & Football Hammers

Baseball & Football Hammers
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Sure to be a home run (or a touchdown) for MLB, NFL and NCAA fans, these Baseball and Football Hammers sport a themed rubber grip and team logos; click here for more teams.

RC Bowling Ball

RC Bowling Ball
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Yes, 900 Global’s Remote Control Bowling Ball is cheating, but it’s for a good cause: designed for disabled children, it uses an internal weight to adjust the movement of the ball.

Thrustmaster T-Freestyle NW

Thrustmaster T-Freestyle NW
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We could do without the “gnarly” skull, but Thrustmaster’s T-Freestyle NW is a boon for skate- and snowboarders; the maple Wii controller employs rolling motion and lateral movement tech.

H-Bomb Heated Wetsuit

H-Bomb Heated Wetsuit

No WMDs here, but the H-Bomb Heated Wetsuit makes cold water surfing downright balmy: it features back mounted, Li-ion-powered carbon fiber coils that act as heating elements.

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Rocky: Undisputed Collection

Rocky: Undisputed Collection
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Yo, Adrian x 6: the champ comes to Blu-ray with Rocky: The Undisputed Collection; the seven disc set includes Rocky 1-5 + Balboa and a bonus disc packed with trailers and featurettes.

Movie Trailer: Invictus

Movie Trailer: Invictus

A potent mix of sports and history, Invictus is the true story of how Nelson Mandela (Morgan Freeman) and a rugby team captain (Matt Damon) bring political change to South Africa.

Staples Center Collapse

Staples Center Collapse

Our condolences to fans who did not die in the Staples Center Collapse: yes, it’s an Onion parody, this time skewering the Los Angeles Clippers with a fate worse than death: a shutout.

40oz Skate Deck

40oz Skate Deck

Drinking and riding ain’t cool, but this Deathwish Low Life Cruiser Skateboard Deck is an alcohol-free stopgap between beer runs; it’s a 7-ply maple board with custom paint job.

Video: Football Hero

Video: Football Hero

Sony Music and freestyle footballers (that’s soccer for Yanks) gives Guitar Hero a more athletic kick with Football Hero: it’ uses Arduino, pressure sensitive pads, and Frets on Fire.

When The Game Was Ours

When The Game Was Ours
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When The Game Was Ours brings two legendary competitors together in one book, but as co-authors: Larry Bird and Magic Johnson dish out the goods on a rivalry turned friendship.

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