Category: SPORTS

Nov 17, 2009

The NBA’s Top 10 Plays of the First 20 Days

The NBA’s Top 10 Plays of the First 20 Days

Exactly three weeks into the 2009-2010 campaign and the Brooklyn New Jersey Nets have yet to win a game, the Atlanta Hawks sit atop the Eastern Conference, and rookie phenom Brandon Jennings set multiple records with his recent 55-point outburst, including: – Most points by a rookie since Earl “The Pearl” dropped 56 in an…

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Oct 27, 2009

The Musings of Mike Tyson – Motivational Quotes

The Musings of Mike Tyson – Motivational Quotes

The former undisputed heavyweight champion of the world has a lot to say. Certainly one of the most quotable athletes in recent memory, the Sifter reflects on the musings of Mike Tyson. Below you will find a small collection of motivational quotes to inspire, compel and educate. Follow Tyson’s guiding principles and you too…

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Sep 22, 2009

What Costs $1.3 Billion, Holds 111,000 people and Has the World’s Biggest TV?

What Costs $1.3 Billion, Holds 111,000 people and Has the World’s Biggest TV?

AP Photo/Brandon Wade Jerry’s World The Dallas Cowboys new stadium of course! First conceived 15 years ago, owner Jerry Jones has finally realized his vision of creating an entertainment Mecca in the city of Arlington, Texas. The stadium will also host College bowl games, major concerts, the 2011 Super Bowl and any…

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Aug 25, 2009

One-Man Shows in Team Sports

One-Man Shows in Team Sports

“There’s no ‘I’ in Team” “No one can whistle a symphony. It takes an orchestra to play it” “Together Everyone Achieves More” We’ve all heard the cliches about teamwork and unity. How a chain is only as strong as its weakest link; that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts; and that…

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Aug 2, 2009

Note To Self: Do Not Challenge These People to H.O.R.S.E

Note To Self: Do Not Challenge These People to H.O.R.S.E

The game of H.O.R.S.E is simple. Make a shot and your opponent(s) must match it. Should they fail to replicate said shot…BAM! They get a letter. First one to spell the dreaded word loses. Wagers can be placed, egos can be bruised and legends can be born. Here’s a collection of my three favourite trick…

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Jul 16, 2009

Optical Illusion of the Year: The Break of a Curveball

Optical Illusion of the Year: The Break of a Curveball

Taking first prize at the Best Visual Illusion of the Year Contest held this past May, The Break of the Curveball submission does a fantastic job portraying a concept that you have to see to believe. Anatomy of the Curve – In the game of baseball, a pitcher stands on a mound and throws a…

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Jun 30, 2009

The Most One-Dimensional Players In Sports

The Most One-Dimensional Players In Sports

Jason Kapono rookie cards – The most inaccurate portrayals ever Jason Kapono – Philadelphia 76ers – Shooter Monikers: Kapono Dragon, J-Killa, Al Kapono One of the NBA’s greatest 3 point shooters is not so great at anything else. He…

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