Football favorite Rob Gronkowski crashes White House press briefing

April 21, 2017

… briefing? We may never know: We hear the advice football players give to press secretaries is top secret. WATCH: Lady Gaga FaceTimed with Prince William to discuss a very important issue More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsSocial Daddy [Charter] “The All-In-One Software Solution To Market More Effectively, Attract Prospects Faster, Make More Sales, And Grow Your Business On Major Social Media and Blog Sites….AzonAuthority – Single Site License Profit Builder is the Ultimate …

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Here’s what happens to us when we have an epiphany

April 19, 2017

… behavior. After choosing other numbers, their eyes remained fixated on the lowest numbers. These players no longer looked at their opponents’ number and instead studied the outcome of each game. As their strategy formed, their pupils dilated. Soon after this, the students made a firm decision. They clicked a specific button that committed them to using zero in every upcoming game. Participants didn’t mull over whether or not to click a particular button during multiple games they …

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‘Star Wars: Battlefront II’ will be out in November

April 16, 2017

… leak The Battlefront II story picks up after the events of Return of the Jedi. The details remain hazy, but it sounds like Versio and her Inferno team manage to escape Rebel forces on Endor and re-connect with their Imperial brethren as the First Order the Imperial remnant forces at the center of The Force Awakens is born. While Iden Versio is framed as the star of this story, players will also have opportunities during the campaign to step into the shoes of more familiar figures, including …

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How depression and stagnation wrecked the original ‘Rocket League’ champions

April 15, 2017

… “There were so many people that got close the first LAN, that were biting at our heels, and we had a target on our back that we didn’t notice was there. Fellow North American player Braden Pluto Schenetzki was on Genesis, one of the teams gunning for G2 at the start of season two. He picked up on what he called G2s notoriously over-aggressive playstyle. But [exploiting that is] easier said than done with three of the most mechanically gifted players on the team at the time in …

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Atlanta Braves begin new ballpark chapter at SunTrust Park

April 15, 2017

… development and community.” The stadium has earned positive reviews from Braves players. “I think it’s a lot more intimate,” Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman said. “When you’re out there playing, it feels like the fans are kind of right on you, which at Turner Field, it was more relaxed. They were pushed back a little bit more. It’s going to be a better experience for the fans and obviously for us too.” Atlanta traffic worries It may be the …

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Masters 2017: Justin Rose, Sergio Garcia lead into final round at Augusta

April 9, 2017

… a five-time Tour winner with two top 10s in majors, while Scott, Schwartzel and two-time runner-up Westwood form a formidable chasing pack. The 25-year-old Pieters, who played a starring role for Europe in the 2016 Ryder Cup with four wins out of five matches, is bidding to become the first debutant since Fuzzy Zoeller in 1979 to win the Masters. In all, 14 players will go into Sunday within six shots of the lead, including grand slam-chasing Rory McIlroy. The Northern Irishman, who needs the …

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Masters 2017: Sergio Garcia, Rickie Fowler in leading quartet

April 8, 2017

… it’s going to be fun,” Fowler told Sky Sports. American debutant William Girt, 37, bogeyed the last for a 73 to remain in the hunt at two under. The only other players to break par — at one under — were American Ryan Moore, exciting young Spaniard Jon Rahm, England’s 2013 US Open champion Justin Rose, and veteran Fred Couples. The 57-year-old Couples shot 70 to keep alive a dream of a second green jacket 25 years after his first. The laid-back American is …

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Here are 9 ways MLB can make baseball more fun

April 5, 2017

… Free beer. Fans running on the field is encouraged. Slam dunk contest. Fireworks show between every inning. Die Hard will be played on the scoreboard. Eddie Van Halen performing guitar solos in lieu of an organist. 7. A hibachi chef behind home plate doing cool hibachi tricks. Image: mashable composite; Jamie Squire/Getty Images; flickr4jazz/Flickr 8. players may have a “companion dog” on the field. Image: Mashable composite; Michael Cohen/Rob Tringali/Getty …

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Why developers struggle to make video game cameras that don’t annoy you

April 4, 2017

Image: vicky leta/mashable Final Fantasy XV was in development for 10 years. Hundreds, maybe thousands of people across six different game development studios helped created it. Yet its camera a fundamental part of the way players interact with the games world is severely flawed. The weight on the games metaphorical shoulders was enormous not just for the future of Final Fantasy as a game series, but possibly for the entire future of game consoles in Japan, according to game director Hajime …

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NCAA: Steve Nash loves underdogs, dishes out tips on NBA success

April 2, 2017

… into trouble in pick and roll defense. “Teams just make it very difficult for post players. But he’s able to pass and distribute, and if he can make a shot from the outside it’s fantastic as well.” Speaking of which, the NBA has put a lot of emphasis on threes and this appears to have spilled over into college. Shot selection has been iffy at the end of games at times, with some players forcing threes rather than setting up good shots with time remaining. Does this …

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For once, the outsiders out-lobby the establishment

March 29, 2017

Washington (CNN)It seemed like a just-about-even, all-too-familiar fight: traditional corporate power players staring down scrappier and ultimately hungrier insurgents dead-set on torpedoing the Republican health care bill. In the battles of the past — over the Export-Import Bank, over the debt ceiling and even over Obamacare funding — it was almost always the heavyweight Wall Street-driven wing of the party that was crowned victorious in the internecine fight du jour within the …

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Koh Samui Travel Guide

March 24, 2017

… northwest coast. Altogether there are 15 cable rides, with 21 treetop platforms, totaling some 2,000 meters. A secret waterfall for a cool-off awaits along the way. Golf Koh Samui has two mountainside golf country clubs — Santiburi and the Royal Samui Golf — with above-par views from the tees. At Santiburi, carts are mandatory and absolutely necessary. The course takes players up, down and around a wide area, offering fantastic views that challenge you to keep your mind on the game. …

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Australian daily criticized for comparing cricketer with Trump

March 23, 2017

… no one not even the ICC [International Cricket Council] or his own board holding him accountable for his continual perpetuation of fake news… Just like President Trump, Kohli decided to blame the media as a means of trying to hide the egg smeared right across his face.” “Special players are allowed to have bad series, but Kohlis great crime is hes proven that the spirit of cricket is officially dead,” it added. The trigger Both teams have played three tests so far. And …

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In coach’s rant, a lesson for parents and athletes

March 23, 2017

(CNN)If you’ve been on Facebook this week, chances are you’ve seen someone share comments made by Geno Auriemma, coach of the University of Connecticut women’s basketball team. UConn hasn’t lost a game in more than two years and is in play for a fifth consecutive national title. Even after more than 30 years as head coach at UConn, Auriemma said that recruiting “enthusiastic kids is harder than it’s ever been.” In the video, he said that …

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Snap Inc. is expanding its Australian footprint with a huge sports deal

March 20, 2017

… be brutally slaughtered by Facebook. Snapchat will cover games during the 2017 men’s season, including the grand final match, as part of the app’s “Our Story” feature that compiles snaps from viewers, players and the league itself. Each team’s home stadium will also get a unique Geofilter for fans. The company already covered the 2016 AFL grand final and a 2017 season preview as part of “Our Story” features, as well as covering the AFL Women’s …

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SXSW 2017 didn’t have a darling app, just a constellation of ride-hailing madness

March 19, 2017

… doesn’t fly. Instead, you’ll see this: Image: uber screenshot Austinites and visitors, like the 70,000 people who traveled for SXSW, have to use Ride Austin, Fasten, Fare, Get Me, Arcade City, Wingz, zTrip, Chariot, pedicabs, taxis, and walking insteadjust to name a few options. In a world (well, city) without Uber and Lyft, innovation’s emerged, some say, with dozens of new players seizing the opportunity to grow a transportation business. “I would say Austin is …

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Looking back on the political gambles of May and Sturgeon – BBC News

March 19, 2017

… Conservatives as the two big players in Scottish politics. A newly confident Scottish Tory movement has firmly cemented its position as the party of the union, while the SNP are the ones taking the fight forward for independence. Labour and the Lib Dems are left a relative afterthought on the unionist side; the Greens equally so on the independence side. Ms Sturgeon’s conference speech made scant mention of those other parties – even Labour, the staple punching-bag of any SNP …

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Six Nations: England thrash Scotland to equal rugby world record

March 13, 2017

… both sides are not scheduled to play each other until at least 2018. ‘We’re vulnerable, we’ve won’ In quickly turning the focus to the final weekend, Jones said his players would achieve greatness were they to secure another win. The Dublin clash was supposed to be a title-deciding contest, but Ireland’s defeat by Wales on Friday ensured England simply had to beat Scotland to successfully defend their title. “How many times in your life do you get to be …

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What’s more epic than Barcelona’s comeback victory? The reactions

March 9, 2017

(CNN)It’s being called the biggest comeback in soccer history. Barcelona turned around a 4-0 deficit to beat Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday night, advancing to the quarterfinals of the Champions League. The reactions from fans, players and coaches are just as incredible to watch as the final moments themselves. The craziness started on the field, right after the final whistle. …

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‘Holy crap!’ Serena Williams surprises players on public tennis court

March 2, 2017

(CNN)Many tennis fans might wonder how they would fare playing against the world’s best. Yet few expect to be challenged during a friendly match on a public court. Follow @cnnsport That’s exactly what happened in San Francisco on Sunday when 23-time time grand slam champion Serena Williams asked two unsuspecting recreational tennis players if she could share a court with them. Serena Williams wins record 23rd major READ: Ball dogs are back …

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Football heading ‘linked to brain damage’ – BBC News

February 15, 2017

… CTE has been linked to memory loss, depression and dementia and has been seen in other contact sports. Prof Huw Morris, of University College London, told the BBC: “When we examined their brains at autopsy we saw the sorts of changes that are seen in ex-boxers, the changes that are often associated with repeated brain injury which are known as CTE. “So really for the first time in a series of players we have shown that there is evidence that head injury has occurred earlier in their …

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You can watch soccer live on Facebook starting this weekend

February 14, 2017

… League Baseball for weekly games beginning this summer and the PGA Tour. Twitter also streams college sports with Campus Insider and Pac-12 networks and has streamed the Melbourne Cup (a horse race in Australia). Facebook’s deal with Univision is not exclusive, however, and could mean other networks are vying for a similar deal. Twitter declined to comment. Meanwhile, Twitter continues to be a place for sports conversations especially from the leagues and players themselves. BONUS: This …

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NBA’s best 3-point shooters face off

… his last shot, with Bird throwing up his finger before it even went in. That cocky gesture remains one of the most iconic moments of the NBA’s All-Star Weekend, when the league’s best players gather for the All-Star Game. JUST WATCHED Steph Curry on love and the ladies in his life Replay More Videos … MUST WATCH The 3-point shootout started just a couple of years after the NBA introduced its slam dunk contest. players take 25 shots in each …

February 13, 2017
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Dad Sees Strange Lump Stuck In Soccer Net, Then Realizes Its An Owl Struggling To Free Itself

February 9, 2017

… warns him. He knowshe hasto be careful to get the owl out unharmed. Then, with one swift cut, it’s all over. To see the glorious moment the owl is rescued, along with some soccer players‘ reactions, check out the video below! Finally, pleaseSHARE this amazing rescue if you’re glad this man was able to set the owl free into flight! Due to restrictions, this video cannot be viewed in your region. …

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The Super Bowl showed everyone just how little they know about probability, and really, math

February 8, 2017

… February 6, 2017 The data meeks shall inherit the earth It’s worth exploring how we got here. In the early 2000s, professional sports helped introduce the world of statistics began to mainstream into the mainstream. In 2003, Michael Lewis published Moneyball, which chronicled how the Oakland Athletics front office used a different approach to analyzing baseball statistics to find undervalued players. The book helped kickstart a broader fascination with how professional sports teams had …

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