Michael Berger

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Why We Melt at Puppy Pictures

Cute babies elicit caregiving behavior in humans—but why do we have the same response to the cute young of other species?<p>Things were great at home. Everyone was getting enough sleep, cleaning all the laundry and dishes, and keeping up with homework. So it seemed like the obvious time to upend it …

Cute

Dwyane Wade Proving a Shell of Himself in 2014 NBA Finals

What happened to Dwyane Wade?<p>The Miami Heat shooting guard submitted another stinker during Game 4 of the 2014 NBA Finals, and it's quickly starting to look like a trend, not just an aberration. While Wade will almost certainly go on to make the Hall of Fame, he's not doing much to improve his …

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Motorsport

Pouty Bill Simmons Wishes Somebody Would Let Him Talk

Bill Simmons is, still, an NBA panelist for ESPN. You wouldn't know it from tonight's postgame on the WWL, though, as it took them more than seven …

FIFA Releases 3 Doves of Peace Before 2014 World Cup Opener, 2 May Be Dead

There's nothing like a feel-good story to get you in the World Cup spirit.<p>Unfortunately, this is nothing like a feel-good story.<p>FIFA showed its commitment to world peace through football by releasing three white doves into the air from the centre circle before Brazil vs. Croatia.<p>However, the word …

Soccer

Kawhi Leonard Throws Down Huge 2-Handed Putback During Game 4 of NBA Finals

Kawhi Leonard proved he could absolutely fly during the second quarter of the San Antonio Spurs' latest exploits in the 2014 NBA Finals.<p>With a running start, the future of the Spurs elevated and threw down this humongous slam to punctuate an impressive first-half performance by his squad:<p>And …

Union Berlin Lay Out 750 Sofas on Pitch for Fans to Watch 2014 World Cup Games

Want to watch the World Cup with fellow fans, but don't want to leave the comfort of the sofa? Union Berlin in Germany have you covered.<p>Their stadium's pitch has been filled with 750 sofas, which will make for quite an experience on matchday.<p>What happens if it rains?<p>@JimmyMUFC99 They have covers.— …

Miami Heat Fans Boo Team During Game 4 of 2014 NBA Finals and Then Leave Early

Miami Heat fans continue to leave everyone shaking their heads, and not just because they left Game 4 early.<p>The San Antonio Spurs once again controlled the game from the start. At one point in the first half, they led by 22 points. It got so bad for the Heat that the hometown crowd began to boo the …

Spurs vs. Heat: Game 4 Score and Twitter Reaction from 2014 NBA Finals

The San Antonio Spurs thoroughly dominated the Miami Heat on Thursday night, cruising to a 20-point first-half lead and an easy 107-86 win on Miami's home court.<p>No, you didn't accidentally stumble upon the Game 3 recap. It happened again, and the Spurs now have a commanding 3-1 series lead, which …

Landon Donovan Stars in L.A. Galaxy's 'Skip Work, Watch the World Cup' Ad

We can’t be expected to work right now.<p>Today, of all days, is a time to call in sick and commune with the cure—an afternoon spent on the couch, prognosticating uselessly and waiting for the 2014 FIFA World Cup to begin.<p>The Los Angeles Galaxy highly recommend this form of therapy, having released a …

Game of Thrones, NBA Edition (Game of Zones, Episode 2)

Game of Zones returns with another spoof on HBO's hit show <i>Game of Thrones.</i><p>Phil Jackson, Carmelo Anthony, Joakim Noah, Marc Gasol and Dwyane Wade all make an appearance in Episode 2.<p>In case you missed it, here's episode one of Game of Zones:

Basketball

Padres' Yasmani Grandal and Everth Cabrera Slide on Tarp During Rain Delay

You are never too old to act like a kid—especially when it comes to playing in the rain.<p>During a rain delay before Tuesday's game in Philadelphia, the San Diego Padres' Yasmani Grandal and Everth Cabrera made the best of the situation by sliding around on the tarp:<p>Link to Media<p>It's the best of both …

Baseball

Steelers Running Back LeGarrette Blount Shows off Wicked New Facemask

LeGarrette Blount switched NFL teams this offseason, but the logo isn't the only thing that has changed on his uniform.<p>The running back took to Twitter to show off his new facemask. It's not quite on Darnell Dockett's level, but it's still pretty cool.<p>Here's a look at Blount in action:<p>[LeGarrette …

Miami Heat Fans Leave Game 3 of 2014 NBA Finals Early

Miami Heat fans are back at it.<p>No sports fan will ever forget watching Heat fans leave Game 6 of the 2013 NBA Finals and then try to get back in the arena as Miami battled back and forced a Game 7 in epic fashion.<p>One year later, the fans did it again.<p>This time, Heat fans who left will have no …

Kawhi Leonard Answers Call for Breakout Performance in Spurs' Game 3 Win

After giving up home-court advantage in Game 2 of the NBA Finals, the San Antonio Spurs needed somebody to help them get it back.<p>Kawhi Leonard was that somebody.<p>Link to Media<p>San Antonio's silent assassin ripped the Miami Heat apart in a 111-92 Game 3 victory, wresting home court back from the …

Men's Basketball - Mobile

Maryland men’s basketball coach Mark Turgeon announced on Tuesday that freshman center Trayvon Reed has been diagnosed with a fractured right ankle. …

Maryland Terrapins

Nike's 5-Minute 'The Last Game' Cartoon Is Incredible

Nike's long-teased #RiskEverything cartoon "The Last Game" was released, and it's every bit as good as we expected.<p>In an epic five-minute animated spot, some of the world's best footballers are put out of business by a team of clones.<p>Zlatan Ibrahimovic is reduced to hawking copies of his …

Why Yankees' Yangervis Solarte sprints after earning walks

<b>KANSAS CITY, Mo. —</b> Yangervis Solarte woke up Monday 32nd in the majors in walks — a statistic as exciting as flat soda.<p>But mention the thought of …

Aaron Rodgers Spotted Awkwardly Kissing Actress Olivia Munn

Stop the presses and alert the Pentagon: It would <i>appear</i> Aaron Rodgers and Olivia Munn are an official couple.<p>TMZ reports the Green Bay Packers quarterback was seen kissing the <i>Newsroom</i> starlet on a lunch date in Los Angeles this weekend and the two are now dating. The website posted the following …

Aaron Rodgers

Diamondbacks Pitcher Josh Collmenter Wielded a Lightsaber at Comic-Con

Video: Obi-Wan Collmenter at Comicon<p>Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Josh Collmenter donned a brown bathrobe and stopped by the Phoenix Comic-Con to look …

World Cup 2014: B/R's Ranking of the Top 250 Players Heading to Brazil

Welcome to B/R's World Cup 250.<p>With just a few days to go until international football's showpiece event kicks off in Brazil, sink your teeth into our mammoth ranking of the 250 most important and valuable national team players at the World Cup.<p>The selection criteria and any exclusions are …

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