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 New world record for holding breath underwater: 19:21 mins.
New world record for holding breath underwater: 19:21 mins.
Peter Colat held his breath for 19 minutes and 21 seconds, underwater in St. Gallen, Switzerland.

The picture? Well, I like cats...and he is holding his breath. picked by millerlite 2 years ago
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 Olympic Luger dies in a practice run.
Olympic Luger dies in a practice run.
A men's Olympic luger from the former Soviet republic of Georgia crashed training for the Vancouver Winter Olympics on Friday and has died from the injuries. picked by Dork 2 years ago
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 Conversation with a King
Conversation with a King
Interview with Omri Casspi about the sport of basketball and being the first ever Israeli NBA player. picked by dillon123 2 years ago
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 Paul Shirley loses job at ESPN
Paul Shirley loses job at ESPN
Paul Shirley won't be contributing to ESPN anymore after writing a nasty little letter to Haiti blaming them for the disaster and telling them to use a condom. picked by jhordie 2 years ago
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 Girls coach sinks impossible shot
Girls coach sinks impossible shot
The school tells the coach if he makes a half court shot while blindfolded, they would give him NCAA tickets.

Guess who didn't actually have any tickets and is now looking to get some on the cheap?

Video of the event is at the link. picked by Moe 2 years ago
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 Tebow's Pro-Life Ad Set for Super Bowl
Tebow's Pro-Life Ad Set for Super Bowl
According to a Focus on the Family spokesman: "There's nothing political and controversial about it. When the day arrives, and you sit down to watch the game on TV, those who oppose it will be quite surprised at what the ad is all about."

In the meantime, the controversy continues. picked by cb__ 2 years ago
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 Kelly Kulick makes history, becomes first woman to win a PBA Tour title
Kelly Kulick makes history, becomes first woman to win a PBA Tour title
Kulick became the first woman to win a PBA Tour title when she defeated Chris Barnes of Double Oak, Texas, to win the Lumber Liquidators PBA Tournament of Champions in Las Vegas. picked by NoPantsMan 2 years ago
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 Blind skier included in strong Canadian team
Blind skier included in strong Canadian team
Brian McKeever became the first athlete to gain selection for a Winter Olympics and a Paralympics in the same year when he was included in a strong Canadian cross country team for next month's Vancouver Games. McKeever suffers from Stargardt's disease and is legally blind. picked by NoPantsMan 2 years ago
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 Lakers not living up to high offensive standards
Lakers not living up to high offensive standards
At 33-10, the Los Angeles Lakers have the best record in the NBA. Their defense is one of the best in the league. Their offense on the other hand is very poor especially looking at the level of talent they have. picked by NoPantsMan 2 years ago
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 Minor leaguer forgoes MLB for the Catholic priesthood.
Minor leaguer forgoes MLB for the Catholic priesthood.
This isn't a case of a struggling player going through an early-life crisis. Desme was ranked the A's eighth-best prospect by Baseball America after hitting .288 with 31 home runs and 89 RBIs in A ball in 2009 and he was just named MVP of the Arizona Fall League. picked by zircon77777 2 years ago
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 Caster Semenya and the apartheid of sex
Caster Semenya and the apartheid of sex
Xeni asked me to give a brief analysis of her earlier post on the International Olympic Committee's decision regarding sex tests for athletes like South African sprinter Caster Semenya. Caster is one of the millions of people in the world who challenge our simplistic male/female sex binary by their very existence. picked by Bornbad 2 years ago
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 Bears defensive end Gaines Adams dead at 26
Bears defensive end Gaines Adams dead at 26
Adams, a former Clemson University football star, died Sunday morning after he was taken to the emergency room. He was so young. picked by suebe 2 years ago
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 Football Games Have 11 Minutes of Action
Football Games Have 11 Minutes of Action
According to a Wall Street Journal study as well as estimates by researchers, the average amount of time the ball is in play on the field during an NFL game is about 11 minutes. The rest of the time is spent in commercials, instant replays, shots of players standing around, etc. picked by 2manyusernames 2 years ago
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 2012 Olympic Park is Safe From  40mph Sewage Attack.
2012 Olympic Park is Safe From 40mph Sewage Attack.
A safer, gentler Olympics with out s**t flying everywhere. picked by suebe 2 years ago
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 The 6th National Peasants' Games
The 6th National Peasants' Games
Two months after China's elite athletes dazzled the world at the Beijing Olympics, its 750 million peasant farmers are taking their turn in the sporting spotlight this week at the 6th National Peasant Games.
more and more and a video picked by ozero 2 years ago
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 Hats off: NFL apparel fight could have big impact
Hats off: NFL apparel fight could have big impact
The Supreme Court battle over who gets to make official NFL headgear could end up having a very large effect not only on all professional sports, but also the landscape of business in the United States. picked by suebe 2 years ago
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 Seahawks fans, self-lacerating USC fans
Seahawks fans, self-lacerating USC fans
Every week, I'll excerpt a handful of stories — old and new, sports and otherwise, relevant and merely sublime — that I urge you to read for one reason or another. Send any suggestions to craggs@deadspin.com. picked by Bornbad 2 years ago
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 Real World Series a Possibility
Real World Series a Possibility
US has realized that the world extends beyond US baseball teams picked by zadscmc 2 years ago
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 Caldwell's Questionable Decision Leads to Colts' First Loss of the Season
Caldwell's Questionable Decision Leads to Colts' First Loss of the Season
The benefit of resting Peyton for four series isn't enough to outweigh the historic implications of going 16-0.

Unbelievable. picked by cb__ 2 years ago
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 "Don't let your kids play football," he says. "Never."
"Don't let your kids play football," he says. "Never."
The words are not subtle. They spit from Dave Pear's mouth, with a blistering contempt normally reserved for drunk drivers. picked by cb__ 2 years ago
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 How To Park Your Car, In 16 Mathematical Steps
How To Park Your Car, In 16 Mathematical Steps
Don't doubt your parking ability anymore. Scientists have developed a mathematical equation that tells us how small a parking space can be to allow ingress of any given car. picked by suebe 2 years ago
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  Does Football Cost Too Much?
Does Football Cost Too Much?
.....While the average cost of attending an NFL game for a family of four is $412.64, it's a staggering $758.58 to watch the Cowboys. (That figure includes tickets and drinks for four people, as well as a couple of caps.) picked by DerAlt 2 years ago
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 The Last Thing Jake Wanted to See Before He Lost His Sight
The Last Thing Jake Wanted to See Before He Lost His Sight
Was one last USC Trojans' football game. He got his wish. And more. picked by suebe 2 years ago
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 Tiger's Apology
Tiger's Apology
Tiger Wood's releases his apology. Very well written, I might add...he needs to give his speech writer a bonus. picked by icepigs 2 years ago
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 Major League Dreidel
Major League Dreidel
At long last, the Hanukkah dreidel is getting the respect it deserves. The four-sided, Hebrew-letter-covered spinning top typically plays a minor role in the annual Festival of Light, but a Brooklyn bar owner wants to change all that through Major League Dreidel, the first “professional” sports “league” for the nation’s top dreidelers. Oh, and you can get your very... read full post picked by suebe 2 years ago
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