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  • Dartmouth Has Started Using a Robotic Tackling Dummy (Video)

    Dartmouth Has Started Using a Robotic Tackling Dummy (Video)

    In case you thought being a nerdy Ivy League school meant that you couldn’t get a leg up in athletics, just wait until you see what Dartmouth football has up its sleeve. The school has developed a robotic, remote-controlled tackling dummy for drills. The headless device is said to provide real contact to the players, […]

  • Hey Look!  It’s A Hockey Playing Robot! (Video)

    Hey Look! It’s A Hockey Playing Robot! (Video)

    A few years ago it appeared as though Don Cherry was trying to make Alex Ovechkin into the first hockey playing robot when he criticized the Russian superstar for his over-exuberant celebrations.  Unfortunately for Cherry, his criticism fell on deaf ears, as Ovechkin’s goal celebrations continue to be as exuberant as ever, albeit a lot […]

  • A Robot Delivered The Opening Pitch At Today’s Phillies Game (Video)

    A Robot Delivered The Opening Pitch At Today’s Phillies Game (Video)

    I thought I had seen it all after watching fisherman Dave Mercer cast his opening pitch at a Toronto Blue Jays game a few years ago. I was wrong. During today’s matinee game between the Milwaukee Brewers and the Philadelphia Phillies, a robot made by engineers from the University of Pennsylvania was assigned the task […]