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8-Year-Old Boy Trains for Over 4 Hours a Day to Imitate Bruce Lee

Ryusei “Ryuji” Imai, an 8-year-old boy from Nara, Japan, has dedicated his life to imitating martial arts legend Bruce Lee. Despite his young age, he …

Fajita heist: Texas man sentenced to 50 years for stealing $1.2 million worth of food

A Texas man who plead guilty to stealing more than $1.2 million in fajitas while acting as a public servant has been sentenced to 50 years in prison.<p>Gilberto Escamilla, 53, was employed at the Darrel B. Hester Juvenile Detention Center in San Benito, Texas, until August 2017 — when it was …

Crime

Prolific Cosplayer Magically Transforms Himself Into a Variety of Pop Culture Characters

Jonathan Stryker (a.k.a. “J Stryker“) is an adventurous Miami artist and cosplayer who has spent the past 12 years perfecting his costume craft. …

German shoppers sample burgers made of buffalo worms

AACHEN, Germany (Reuters) - Supermarket shoppers in the western German city of Aachen have stepped out of their comfort zone to sample insect burgers made of buffalo worms.<p>The worms, highly nutritious due to their high protein content, are the larvae of buffalo beetles and are bred in the …

Man Claims That Eating Only Fruit for Eight Years Has Made Him Superhuman

Mizuki Nakano, a former professor at the University of Tokyo, in Japan, has been consuming only fruit for the last eight years, even shunning water …

Hilarious Twitter Thread Proves All Families Are A Little Bit Weird

Twitter users share all the weird things their family does<p>Is your family very weird in their own unique, specific way? Well, join the club. Twitter …

Michigan Football Recruiting: Predicting All the Recruits Who Will Sign on NSD

A flurry of new verbal pledges and a handful of decommitments have shaken up Michigan football's 2016 recruiting class, but the dust will settle on national signing day.<p>Prospects will finally be allowed to sign their national letters of intent, and the Wolverines will add those talents to the seven …

College Football

Recapping Crazy Month of Michigan Football Recruiting

The volatility of recruiting was on full display during a wild month of January for head coach Jim Harbaugh and the Michigan football program.<p>From more than a handful of decommitments to new verbal pledges to peculiar—yet undeniably effective—recruiting tactics, the Wolverines were constantly in …

College Football

Michigan announces Warde Manuel as new athletic director

Michigan introduced its new athletic director, Warde Manuel, on Friday.<p>Michigan officially introduced its new athletic director, Warde Manuel, on …

Blue whale interrupts BBC presenter right on cue

Just when zoologist and TV presenter Mark Carwardine was bemoaning how hard it was to spot a blue whale, one managed to sneak itself into the shot right on cue<p>For nature documentary makers it can be frustrating when the animal you're looking for doesn't show up for their shoot.<p>This was the case for …

Chimpanzee checks himself out in mirror

This Chimpanzee has to check he looks his best before going out to his exhibit<p>Video has emerged of a Chimpanzee checking himself out in a mirror before he goes out into his enclosure.<p>The footage shows the simian indicating for the woman standing in front of him to reveal the mirror she's …

Seal hops onto dinghy to escape killer whales

This resourceful seal leapt onto a family's dinghy to avoid being eaten by a circling pod of whales<p>This resourceful seal took a chance when it was being pursued by a circling pod of whales and leapt onto a nearby dinghy.<p>The daring escape from the water paid off - and the whales circled fruitlessly …

Giant Red Ball Rolls Down Toledo Streets

Just having a ball with some runaway art.<p>Nothing gets the ball rolling like imagination unleashed.<p>The RedBall Project, a traveling art installation by Kurt Perschke, is visiting Toledo, Ohio, at the moment. It's meant to be a stationary exhibit, but for a brief moment on Wednesday evening that …

Parrot Detained By Police For Shouting Obscenities

Fowl language at the heart of this family dispute<p>It sounds bird-brained, but officers in the Indian city of Rajura detained a parrot for allegedly cursing at an 85-year-old woman.<p>The parrot's name is "Hariyal," and he was reportedly trained for two years in the finer points of obscenity by his …

Manchester United Transfer News: Van Gaal Declines Comment on Neymar Rumours

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal refused to comment on the rumours linking his club with a move for Barcelona star Neymar, which surfaced on Friday, taking a familiar stance during his press conference after the 0-0 draw against Newcastle United.<p>As reported by Goal's Sam Lee, he said:<p>I …

Soccer

Real Madrid Transfer News: Fresh Targets, Rumours Linked to Los Blancos

A new batch of rumours hit the Real Madrid rumour mill this weekend as the prospective pursuits of Real Betis midfielder Dani Ceballos and Manchester United No. 1 David De Gea intensified.<p>According to Spanish radio station Cadena COPE (h/t Miguel Moran of <i>Marca</i>), Los Blancos will trigger Ceballos' …

Barcelona Transfer News: Latest Rumours on Luis Enrique's Summer Plans

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has refused to comment on speculation linking his side with Barcelona's Neymar, but Blaugrana boss Luis Enrique hopes to secure a replacement for the recently departed Pedro.<p>A report from the <i>Sun</i> (via the <i>Independent</i>'s Simon Rice) said the Red Devils are …

Soccer

What to expect from Real Madrid in 2015-16

Carlo Ancelotti was sacked after Los Blancos missed out on the major prizes at the end of last season. So what's in store this time around under new …

Barcelona have serious problems ahead of the new season

After an emphatic and historic treble last campaign, Barcelona were brought back down to earth with a resounding 5-1 aggregate loss to Athletic …

Five reasons Barcelona might struggle this season

A transfer ban, loss of focus and the absence of Xavi may prevent Barcelona from replicating the stunning form they produced in 2014/15<p>Barcelona produced one of the most outstanding seasons by any domestic club ever in 2014/15, winning an historic treble and terrifying defences with one of the …

Soccer

A stout defensive performance from Newcastle earned them a 0-0 draw against Manchester United at Old Trafford<p>2.40pm BST<p>That’s your lot from this one.<p>Now, over to Nick Ames for the clockwatch of all the 3pm games from up and down the lands, dipping into the Football League and other such exotic …

Soccer

Brady Hoke's Life After Michigan Football

The world is upside down for Brady Hoke.<p>In his 34 years of coaching football—whether at Grand Valley State or Western Michigan, Toledo or Ball State, San Diego State or even Michigan—this has always been his favorite time of year. Fall camp. The start of a new season. All that time, 24/7, just …

College Football

Before long, Michigan's actions should surpass Jim Harbaugh's words

Michigan linebacker Joe Bolden doesn't understand the obsession with Jim Harbaugh's trousers.<p>"Everybody talks about his khakis," Bolden said. "It's just a pair of pants. The guy wakes up and puts his pants on just like everybody else does."<p>Try telling that to Fox Sports. To promote Michigan's …

Best case/worst case: Michigan Wolverines

Only two weeks remain before college football season ramps up to full speed, which leaves us just enough time to have a little fun in making our last …

Liverpool out to make statement at Arsenal

Emboldened by back-to-back victories, Liverpool visit longstanding rivals Arsenal on Monday looking to score points in the early-season battle for position in the Premier League.<p>Liverpool lost 4-1 on their last trip to the Emirates Stadium in April as their challenge for a Champions League place …

Michigan Football 2015: Complete Preview of Wolverines Defense

The Wolverines finished off the 2014 season with a 5-7 record. Bleacher Report's college football analysts Michael Felder, Barrett Sallee and Adam Kramer break down Michigan's biggest storylines on defense heading into the 2015 season.<p>How well do you think Michigan will do this year? Watch the …

College Football

Michigan Wolverines Become 1st Jordan Brand Program in College Football

Link to Media<p>The greatest basketball player of all time welcomed the college football program with the most wins of all time into his extended family Thursday.<p>Michael Jordan and his Jordan Brand brought aboard the Michigan Wolverines, adding the “first football team to the Jordan family,” per the …

College Football

WATCH: Michael Jordan welcomes Michigan football to Nike, his brand

NBA legend Michael Jordan took to Twitter to welcome Michigan to Nike as the first-ever college football team on his Jordan Brand.<p>A North Carolina …

Recruits react to Michigan football joining Jordan brand

Michael Jordan himself announced on Thursday that Michigan's football team will be the first football program to don the Jordan brand apparel when …