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Kelly Slater: Most Interesting Man

<b>Bowhunting. Pearl Jam. Huey Lewis. David Hasselhoff. Bono. Don Cheadle.</b> This is the first time in the history of the English language that those …

Aquatic Sports

R.I.P. Jay Adams

Jay Adams, star of the Z-Boys skate and surf teams in 1970s Venice Beach, has passed away after suffering a heart attack on vacation in Mexico. Stacy …

Tom Curren, J-Bay

Two things we can never get enough of: Tom Curren and J-Bay. Throw them together, even better. While in South Africa for the Heritage Series event of …

Surfing

Slater Talks A.I.

Last week Slater told USA Today that he was not the most interesting man in sports. This week he sits down with Vice Sports to talk about, among …

Billabong Pro Tahiti: Day One

It’s what we’ve all been waiting for. After a string of lay days, the Billabong Pro Tahiti ran 14 heats at massive Teahupoo. In the first heat of the …

NYC Bans the Boogie

Not even you, Jude Law.<p><b>And you thought the war against bodyboarding was over in the ’90s.</b> This past week, the New York City parks department banned …

Yosemite climber falls to death hours after proposing to girlfriend

The family of an avid mountain climber is grieving after the man fell hundreds of feet to his death in Yosemite National Park just hours after his girlfriend accepted his marriage proposal.<p>Brad Parker, 36, died when he fell from the face of Matthes Crest in Tuolumne Meadows, where he was climbing …

Google’s 360º Panorama App ‘Photo Sphere’ Now Available On iOS

Google’s Photo Sphere has been one of the glowing capabilities of Android phones since its release just over a year ago, but the reign of exclusivity …

Men Have an Easier Time Achieving Work/Life Balance

Photo: Getty Images<p>A flexible work schedule may seem like a dream for the <i>Lean In</i> generation: You can climb the corporate ladder while finding time to pick your kid up from school, or work from home while saving money on childcare. But potential employers may not be on board with the idea—at least …

Latest News and Updates on New York Islanders Sale

After a saga that featured plenty of twists and turns, Charles Wang has finally sold the NHL's New York Islanders.<p>According to Arthur Staple of <i>Newsday</i>, former Washington Capitals co-owner John Ledecky is one-half of the winning bid:<p>The Islanders provided a statement via their official website, and …

Wave Hello To Minimal Music Posters: Kickstart Your Favorite Waveform Dance Tracks

Second verse, better than the first. Alex Szabo-Haslam made delicate waves last year with elegant printed visualizations of his favorite electronic …

DNA Test May Bring New Trial for Man Serving Life for Rape, Murder

Investigations<p>New DNA testing has prompted a judge to toss out a life sentence for the man convicted in the brutal 1996 murder of an elderly woman that shook a tiny northern Michigan town.<p>A Circuit Court judge this week ordered a new trial for 39-year-old Jamie Lee Peterson, whose case was profiled …

Hawaii AD: 'Very real possibility' football program shuts down

The school is facing a steep operating deficit.<p>The University of Hawaii's football program may shut down as a result of tough financial conditions, athletic director Ben Jay said at a Board of Regents meeting Monday afternoon.<p>The University reportedly holds a $2.1 million deficit this year, and …

Gisele Bundchen is top-earning model of 2014

Gisele Bundchen is more than just a pretty face.<p>According to Forbes, she is the highest-earning model of 2014. The publication estimates her fortune at "$47 million before taxes and fees in the last 12 months." It's the eighth year in a row that Bundchen has topped the list of beautiful women …