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  • Pats Safety Nate Ebner Makes the U.S. Olympic Rugby Team

    Pats Safety Nate Ebner Makes the U.S. Olympic Rugby Team

    After taking the off-season to focus on rugby, it seems that Nate Ebner’s Olympic dream is coming true. The lifelong rugby player got permission from the Patriots to take a leave from the team to focus on training for the Rio Olympics, and he’s just received word that he’s made the team. Ebner’s been a […]

  • Rivaldo, Brazilian Soccer Legend, Urges People Not to Attend Brazil Olympics

    Rivaldo, Brazilian Soccer Legend, Urges People Not to Attend Brazil Olympics

    Citing crime and political unrest (but not mentioning the ecological messes abundant in the country), soccer legend Rivaldo has urged all foreigners planning on attending the Brazil Olympics this summer to just stay home. He said publicly: “Things are getting uglier here every day. I advise everyone with plans to visit Brazil for the Olympics […]

  • ASU Uses Michael Phelps to Distract Oregon State Free-Throw Shooter (Video)

    ASU Uses Michael Phelps to Distract Oregon State Free-Throw Shooter (Video)

    Is Michael Phelps in a speedo enough to distract you from whatever it is you’re doing? If so, you’re not alone. Apparently, it was enough to distract Oregon State freshman guard Stephen Thompson Jr., who missed both of his free-throw attempts after the 18-time Olympic gold medalist appeared from behind Arizona State’s “Curtain of Distraction,” […]

  • Canadian Curler Faceplants on Ice, Gets Seven Stitches, Returns to Game (Video)

    Canadian Curler Faceplants on Ice, Gets Seven Stitches, Returns to Game (Video)

    Curling is not a violent sport. In fact, despite the fact that curling is played on ice in Canada, physical contact between competitors is strictly prohibited. So curling injuries? They’re pretty rare. However, as Brad Gushue can tell you, curling injuries do happen. Just watch as the Canadian curler faceplants while taking part in something […]

  • Steph Curry Nutmegs Coach at USA Basketball Training Camp (Video)

    Steph Curry Nutmegs Coach at USA Basketball Training Camp (Video)

    In case you were wondering whether 2014-15 NBA NVP Steph Curry had suddenly gotten awful at basketball since we saw him hoist the Larry O’Brien Trophy over his head about eight weeks ago, the answer is no, he has not. Like almost every other superstar in the NBA, from Kevin Durant to LeBron James, Curry […]