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Michael Jordan HoF Jacket

Michael Jordan HoF Jacket

Nike’s Michael Jordan Letterman Jacket celebrates his induction into the Hall of Fame; it’s basically his whole career embroidered onto a sleeve, with points, MVPs, steals and more.

Gameplay: NBA 2K10

Gameplay: NBA 2K10

No word on whether the commentary system’s been tweaked, but this gameplay trailer for NBA 2K10 gets one thing right: the players each have their own swagger, aka Signature Plays.

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Burton Method Snowboard

Burton Method Snowboard

The Method is Burton’s uber-snowboard: it sports high strength/low weight UltraMeth tech, on-the-fly stance Burton Channel system, Alumasuperfly core, Slimrails and Pro-Tip edges.

Funny: Ping Pong Fighter

Funny: Ping Pong Fighter

This Ping Pong Fighter SF 2 parody proves several things: 1) Sonic Booms and Yoga Fires are no match for Hadoukens and Shoryukens, and 2) never bring a paddle to a nunchuck fight.

NFL Mentors Detroit Lions

NFL Mentors Detroit Lions

We apologize in advance to the Motor City, but after an ugly, winless 2008 season, The Onion’s proposal for NFL Players to Mentor Detroit Lions may be just what Jim Schwartz needs.

Moji Knee Bundle Pack

Moji Knee Bundle Pack

It’s an expensive alternative to good ol’ R&R, but the Moji Knee Bundle Pack provides cooling, compression, and mobility; it includes the Moji Knee, Moji To Go and two Ice Sticks.

L-R-G x Oakley Goggles

L-R-G x Oakley Goggles

Oakley’s A Frame goggles get the L-R-G treatment: in addition to integrated surge ports, and anti-fog inner lens, they’ll get a mirror polished black finish and Gold Iridium lens.

DivPro Golf Divot

DivPro Golf Divot

We’ve seen many multifunction gadgets, but the DivPro Golf Divot has us truly wow’ed: it’s a ball marker, cigar holder, shotgun opener, club cleaner, golf grip saver and of course, a divot.

Video: Big Ball vs Cars

Video: Big Ball vs Cars

We’re not going to pretend playing kickball with a 4Runner or an S2000 is safe, but Big Ball vs Cars is ridiculously awesome fun; next time, pick an empty lot away from kids and breakables.

Stargate Airsoft Field

Stargate Airsoft Field

You’ll need to bring your own Zat guns, but this Stargate-themed Airsoft Field based near Coventry, UK lets you take on the Goa’uld with replica Stargate and dialer. Thanks, Aaron!

Nike Method Putter

Nike Method Putter

Due out Spring 2010, Nike’s Method line of putters is official; it consists of 5 models, all with polymer grooves that dampen vibration and put forward spin on the ball.

Oakley Tool Pocket 2.0

Oakley Tool Pocket 2.0

Oakley’s Tool Pocket 2.0 sports a 70 oz. hydration system and anti-microbial protection; the top-loading mid-sized backpack weighs in with 250 cubic inches of space.

Weider Powerbells

Weider Powerbells

Other than hoisting young cows, weightlifting doesn’t get much more old school than kettlebells; Weider’s Powerbells is a modern take with adjustable weights that range from 5-40 lbs.

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Hounds Mountain Glove

Hounds Mountain Glove

Made specifically for skiers, Oakley’s Hounds Mountain Glove features grippy silicone on the palms, a 5,000mm waterproof rating, 3M Thinsulate, antimicrobial lining and goggle wipe.

Video: Cowboy In The Suit

Video: Cowboy In The Suit

Cowboys are sadly a dying breed, with well-dressed ones even more so: The Cowboy in the Continental Suit is a wordless, slickly shot film featuring real-life rider Rocky McDonald.

Lineaus Athletic Co.

Lineaus Athletic Co.

Lineaus Athletic Company’s footballs and punching bags may be pricey, but they’ll last forever; each is made with chrome tanned leather and double lock-stitched polyester thread.

Rawlings S100 Helmet

Rawlings S100 Helmet

It’ll be hard getting guys to sign up for a “safety” helmet, but Rawlings S100 withstands baseball impacts of up to 100 mph thanks to its polypropylene and composite insert structure.

Video: Best of Skate

Video: Best of Skate

Any Skate player who has spent hours perfecting tricks will appreciate this Best of Skate Highlight Reel; it’s put together by the devs and features the best and worst player clips.

Popcorn Basketball Bowl

Popcorn Basketball Bowl

It’s not exactly the kind of exercise couch potatoes need, but this Popcorn Basketball Bowl lets hard core sports junkies get in a game of hoops in between gorging on butter and salt.

2010 Polaris 600 Rush

2010 Polaris 600 Rush

The 2010 Polaris 600 Rush is a tough snowmobile to miss: a unique, progressive-rate rear suspension that won’t bottom out along with a stiffer chassis makes it a potential game changer.

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Spaceball Trampoline

Spaceball Trampoline

Used by NASA in the 1960s to condition astronauts’ bodies for space travel, the Spaceball Trampoline mixes volleyball and basketball and features elastic vertical and horizontal walls.

Nixon Outsider Tide

Nixon Outsider Tide

Consider Nixon’s Outsider Tide watch future proof: it has tide info for 200 beaches for the next 15 years, a digital dual time display, stopwatch, countdown timer, and wave counter.

Walk on Water Ball

Walk on Water Ball

You’ll look like a floating hamster, but this Walk on Water Ball features inset cups that grip the water so you can race across pools like a rodent Michael Phelps; it inflates to 6 feet in size.

Leica Pinmaster

Leica Pinmaster

Leica lends its pricey and prestigious name to the Pinmaster, a laser rangefinder that can “pin”-point the distance to a pin; it’s good up to 820 yards with 7x magnification and auto-dimmer.

Bowling Knights

Bowling Knights

Underneath King Arthur’s Court was also King Arthur’s lesser-known bowling alley: Bowling Knight tasks you with taking out the roundtable’s finest without knocking over the princess pin.

Slighter Golf Company

Slighter Golf Company

If you’re picky with your putters, Tom Slighter’s Slighter Golf Company will custom make a putter just for you; customers choose everything from the length and weight to sight alignment.

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