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Celebratory Slam

Celebratory Slam

Japanese wrestler Risako Kawai showed the world a new wrestling tradition when she won the gold medal in the women’s 53kg freestyle division at Rio 2016. This should be done in every sport. Spike the coach, dunk the coach…

Conan Plays Polo

Conan Plays Polo

“The name of my horse is Dante… the name of your horse is Fat Tina.” Conan met with ace polo player and model Nacho Figueras to learn how to play polo. He ended up being insulted by his horse and having his hair defiled.

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Golf Returns to the Games

Golf Returns to the Games

Rio 2016 ended golf’s 112-year absence from the Olympics, but being a quiet sport many folks are not aware that it’s back. Beer maker Michelob thought they’d give golf a tongue-in-cheek boost using a simple yet effective edit.

The Onion: The Archer’s Dilemma

The Onion: The Archer’s Dilemma

“At this point, the pupils dilate, attempting to pick off the slowest people attempting to run away.” The Onion continues its faux Olympics coverage by looking at how competitive archers suppress the urge to plant an arrow on someone’s face.

Nike: Unlimited Together

Nike: Unlimited Together

“We, the People, would like you to know that wherever you go we’re right by your side.” Chance the Rapper performs an original song for Nike’s sponsored Olympians. Please support the USA men’s basketball team in their quest to win gold by a bazillion points.

LWT: Opening Ceremony

LWT: Opening Ceremony

(PG-13: Language) With the 2016 Olympics underway, Last Week Tonight looks at NBC’s godawful coverage of the opening ceremony, Brazil’s sleazy acting President, the first ever Refugee Olympic Team and more.

What I Love about the Olympics

What I Love about the Olympics

“Watching who can run fastest in a straight line for 9 seconds gives me hours of enjoyment.” Our beloved ultra spiritual guru JP shares his thoughts on gymnastics, the unpredictable USA men’s basketball and other Olympic sports.

DIY Aluminum Baseball Bat

DIY Aluminum Baseball Bat

You might not know it, but store-bought aluminum baseball bats are hollow inside. MP Dragon decided to create a solid, if flawed, aluminum bat by first sculpting his own wood bat, then creating a sand cast, pouring in molten metal, and finishing it on a lathe.

The Shining Star of Losers Everywhere

The Shining Star of Losers Everywhere

In 2003, a failing small town horse track in Japan made a desperate gamble: hype up Haru Urara, a horse with a record of 0-88. The country rallied around her story, “a message about the value of trying hard even when no one’s looking.” Ganbatte kudasai!

Kobe’s Free Throw Bet

Kobe’s Free Throw Bet

(PG-13: Language) In 2012, towards the end of a close game between the Nets and his Lakers, Kobe Bryant ripped Gerald Wallace a new one by casually betting half a million dollars on a potentially game-clinching free throw.

Foot Darts

Foot Darts

Like peanut butter and chocolate, soccer and darts come together to form something new and wonderful. This simple, but fun game from Foot Sports UK involves kicking Velcro-covered balls at a giant dartboard. It looks like a blast, and could be great for improving your aim.

World Record Deadlift

World Record Deadlift

Strongman Eddie “The Beast” Hall set a new – and possibly permanent – world record for deadlifting when he held up 500kg (1100lb) at the World Deadlift Championship 2016. He passed out and suffered a few ruptured vessels after the feat, but is otherwise fine.

Tim Duncan: Quiet Legend

Tim Duncan: Quiet Legend

The San Antonio Spurs’ Tim Duncan hung up his jersey just as he conducted himself in his 19-year career. Because really, there’s nothing left to say: 5 rings. 71% win rate. Made the playoffs every single year. Best power forward to ever play the game. We’ll miss you TD!

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The No-Look Catch

The No-Look Catch

Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ QB Drew Willy threw this incredibly spot-on catch right into the crook of WR Ryan Smith’s arm, letting him catch the ball without even knowing he was going to do so. The team would go on to win the game, in part due to this epic touchdown play.

Last Chance U (Trailer)

Last Chance U (Trailer)

A Netflix documentary series about East Mississippi Community College, one of the middle of nowhere schools where many Division I football and NFL hopefuls try and prove themselves once more. Based on Drew Jubera’s eponymous article.

Incase Sport Field Bag

Incase Sport Field Bag

The water-resistant Sport Field Bag has a ventilated compartment for wet items and is large enough to fit a basketball. It also has a padded 15″ laptop compartment, a hidden pocket for small items, ventilated back panel and straps and a rain fly.

Bleed for This (Trailer)

Bleed for This (Trailer)

(PG-13) Miles Teller stars as boxer Vinny Paz. The Pazmanian Devil was at the height of his career when he broke his neck in a car accident. But the rest of the story plays out like Million Dollar Baby in reverse. What a guy.

Shaqiri Euro 2016 Bicycle Kick Goal

Shaqiri Euro 2016 Bicycle Kick Goal

His team down one against Poland with only 8 minutes to go at the Euro 2016 knockout stage, Swiss midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri forced extra time with this audacious equalizer. Sadly for him, Switzerland ended up losing the penalties.

Soccer Commentator Goes Nuts

Soccer Commentator Goes Nuts

Soccer minnows amongst the giants of Europe, Iceland advanced to the second round of the 2016 UEFA Euro tourney with a last minute goal in a tightly contested match. Former Icelandic player-turned-commentator Guðmundur Benediktsson went nuts while calling the game.

Worth the Wait

Worth the Wait

The Cleveland Cavaliers finally bagged its first NBA championship and their city’s first major sports title in 52 years with a legendary performance. Nike captures Cleveland’s stunned reaction now that the thing they’ve wished for so long has finally come true.

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Anime Baseball

Anime Baseball

It’s pure coincidence that the same week we featured this video that Corridor Digital dropped their own take on baseball being played in overly melodramatic anime style. We’re thinking their version should have been titled Scott Pilgrim vs. The Yankees.

Baseball Anime vs. Real Life

Baseball Anime vs. Real Life

Japanese cartoons love to make virtually any activity – cooking, goofing off in class, drawing – enthralling by presenting characters with supernatural talents or skills. But once in a while, life catches up.

Head Nitro Pro Tennis Sneaker

Head Nitro Pro Tennis Sneaker

The lightweight Head Nitro Pro gives great support and looks sweet whether you’re on the court or on the street. It keeps your feet at an optimal temperature too, with a unique cooling system integrated into the sole. Pair these with the Radical Pro and you’ve got serious game.

TaylorMade M2 Fairway Woods

TaylorMade M2 Fairway Woods

So Dad wants a new golf swing for Father’s Day? Get him the M2 Fairway Woods from TaylorMade instead. He will get tremendous distance, higher launch and insane satisfaction from the sound of these clubs at impact so that it will feel like a whole new swing.

Head Graphene XT Radical Pro

Head Graphene XT Radical Pro

Summer is here, so it’s time to take Head’s Graphene XT Radical Pro for a spin. The frame feels like a sports car – fast, powerful and stiff – so you can confidently smash crisp shots to the baseline and hit stable volleys while effortlessly befuddling your opponents.

850ft. Disc Golf Hole-in-One

850ft. Disc Golf Hole-in-One

At the 2016 Beaver State Fling disc golf tournament, Philo Brathwaite threw a mind-boggling shot on an 850ft hole that curves sharply halfway through. It took a fair bit of luck as well, but it’s no less magical for that.

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