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The Dutch Goalie Took A Break During The Game And The Internet Went Crazy

Netherlands and Brazil played for third and fourth place in the World Cup. Jasper Cillessen didn't seem to be stressed.

When Zach LaVine realized he had to move from LA to Minnesota! #Timberwolves #Bruins #UCLA http://t.co/mbhcddZ7y3

15 Whimsically Surreal GIFs To Get Lost In

These amazing GIFs, created by artist Romain Laurent, will definitely bring a smile to your face.

Why Extreme Parity in Eastern Conference Is Good for the NBA

Link to Media<p>The NBA’s Eastern Conference in 2013-14 has been uninspired, weak and, well, downright bad. Heck, the horrible play in the East even prompted Grantland’s Bill Simmons to write a two-page column in December titled “The NBA’s E-League.”<p>But the conference’s futility has also created an …

Basketball

Dear Chris Kaman: GET OUT OF MY WAY. Sincerely, Blake Griffin.

Packers' Jarrett Boykin Scores TD on Bizarre Play

Link to Media<p>Plays don't get much weirder than what happened between the Green Bay Packers and the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field on Sunday.<p>The Bears' Julius Peppers hit Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, and the ball went past the line of scrimmage.<p>Link to Media<p>Nearly everyone on the field thought …

Football (U.S.)

Can Deron Williams Rejoin Chris Paul in NBA's Elite Point Guard Conversation?

Link to Media<p>NEW YORK — On June 28, 2005, two identically talented point guards were separated by one spot in the NBA draft. Despite their different upbringings, one in Salt Lake City, the other in New Orleans, they shared some invaluable traits: They were both born to assist—and to shoot and score …

Basketball

Vine

Inside the One Trade the Knicks and Clippers Could Discuss: 'Melo for Griffin

Link to Media<p>When All-Star Blake Griffin took the floor at the Barclays Center on Thursday night, fans who have been in awe of his thunderous, above-the-rim dunks through the years had to be thinking, "Come to New York! We need you!"<p>While the prospects of that happening anytime soon are remote, …

Basketball

J.R. Smith's Downfall Coincides with the New York Knicks' Struggles

Link to Media<p>Let's forget about the whole don't-draw-causation-from-correlation rule for a second.<p>J.R. Smith and the New York Knicks have followed such a similar path over the past two seasons that it's almost too easy to start forming some conclusions that would upset statisticians.<p>As he developed …

Basketball

How Instagram Alters Your Memory

Robert Griffin III Gets Knocked Down While Trying to Block

Link to Media<p>Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III went down the field to try to block for Aldrick Robinson, but that didn't go so well for him. New York Giants safety Antrel Rolle leveled Griffin with a big hit, which sent the quarterback to the ground.

Football (U.S.)

The Best And Worst Dressed Players In The NBA

Patterned shirts and lenseless glasses are all the rage among players like Russell Westbrook, but there are still a few guys who dress with a classic style.<p>Guys like Kobe, Deron Williams, and Tony Parker keep it fresh in classic suits and they are the true best dressed players in the NBA. But on …

Michael Carter-Williams Has Rookie NBA Salary in Trust Fund He Can't Touch

Link to Media<p>Michael Carter-Williams isn't allowed to make it rain. Yet.<p>Transitioning to the NBA is quite the leap for rookies, especially financially. Many of them go from unpaid college athletes to multimillionaires overnight. The temptation to spend, spend, spend is there. It has to be. In some …

Basketball

Luis Suarez Free Kick Goal: Liverpool Striker Nets Ridiculous Score Against Everton (GIF)

Liverpool striker Luis Suarez scored an unbelievable goal on a set piece that eluded Everton keeper Tim Howard on Saturday. Suarez's bending free kick made its way around a wall of defenders and found the back of the net to put Liverpool up 2-1 in the first half. But the Toffees rebounded in the …

Kyrie Irving Reveals His Ball-Handling Secrets: 'I Have Counters to Every Move'

Link to Media<p>It has arguably been the best ball-handling sequence of the early NBA season: As captured in a YouTube video (see below) that's gotten more than 180,000 views since the play happened on Saturday night, Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving shakes Washington Wizards guard Glen …

Basketball

Samsung Galaxy Round unboxing and first impressions

The company that’s always on the hunt for the <i>next big thing</i> may be responsible for the next big trend. Are curved displays the next step in the evolution of smartphones? Here’s the unboxing and first impressions of the Samsung Galaxy Round!<p>Unboxing<p>The Samsung Galaxy Round comes in a large box, …

Phones

This Is Why You Wear an Athletic Cup

Link to Media<p>At the Washington Capitals practice today, video coach Brett Leonhardt stood in as the goalie. And by the looks of the damage caused, Leonhardt took a direct hit. One can only hope the cup performed as advertised or else Leonhardt would be in a world of pain no man wants to …

Turner Broadcasting

Jeff Green Nails Game-Winning Three-Pointer over LeBron

Link to Media<p>Jeff Green is having himself one fine weekend, and he is taking the Boston Celtics along for the ride.<p>On Friday night, Green made the highlights with a vicious dunk over the Magic's Jason Maxiell during Boston's 91-89 victory in Orlando.<p>Link to Media<p>Green and the Celtics faced a much …

Basketball

Why a College Hoops Game Will Be the Biggest NBA Event of the Year

Link to Media<p>There's only one game that's guaranteed to capture the attention and imagination of the entire basketball world in 2013-14. Only one is bound to pique the interest and draw the attention of fans, players, coaches, scouts and executives alike.<p>And it's not happening in the NBA, though it …

Basketball

Anonymous NBA general manager admits to tanking

An NBA general manager details how and why his team will be intentionally bad this year.<p>An NBA general manager has finally admitted to tanking. Sort of. In a piece for ESPN The Magazine, an anonymous GM explained his strategy for punting this season in order to acquire a high draft pick. You …

Easy access to Airplane mode an iOS 7 security flaw -- researchers

A video posted to YouTube recently shows how the Control Center's Airplane mode in iOS 7 gives hackers the time they need to overcome a device's security functions.<p>Apple's Control Center in iOS 7 makes it easier to access certain functions, but a recently released study from security researchers …

iOS

Some thoughts on smartwatches (including Samsung GalaxyGear)

Advertisement<p>26 Comments<p>Credit: Samsung<p>I have been pretty vocal about the new smartwatches, including Samsung’s Galaxy Gear watch. In a conversation …

I'm Going to Buy 6 Apple iWatches. Here's Why.

In a few hours we are going to see what Apple has been working on lately. There’ll be new iPhones, maybe some new software and perhaps even an Apple TV or iPads.<p>And one more thing.<p>Please, let there be a ‘one more thing’ this time!<p>It is not like we deserve a brand new revolution from Apple, but it …

Walmart will give you up to $300 for your old phone

Walmart is following Best Buy, Apple, Gamestop, and the rest with a trade-in program that offers up to $300 in-store credit for your old smartphone. From September 21st, Walmart customers at around 3,600 participating stores will be able to receive immediate credit for their old phone and put that …

Yasiel Puig throws home to nail Rene Rivera at the plate

Dodgers rookie right fielder Yasiel Puig made the highlight reel again on Saturday night.<p>The Padres already scored one run against the Dodgers in the fourth inning on Saturday night. San Diego catcher Rene Rivera tried to make it two runs by scoring from second on a single to right field.<p>There was …