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Sharks Gameday: Detecting Concussions

The NHL needs to immediately adopt this impartial concussion-detecting device.

Book Review: The Sports Gene by David Epstein

David Epstein, Senior Writer for Sports Illustrated, addresses questions about nature and nurture in the context of athletic success in his compelling new book, The Sports Gene.

Caster Semenya -- the plot thickens

Semenya has returned home to Johannesburg amid a hero's welcome...and a growing international incident around her gender and the investigation thereof.  The IAAF are culpable for the leaks that...

Commentator against locker room showers

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon - Thurs 11p / 10c Moment of Zen - Don't Shower With Naked Men thedailyshow.com Daily Show Full Episodes Political Humor Jason Jones in Iran That's right,...

Bill Snyder, Science Guy

Veteran football coach and Bill Snyder explains the laws of motion with the help of Oklahoma QB Landry Jones for SCIENCE! Inertia is a property of mass. (Bill! Bill! Bill! Bill! Bill! Bill!)

Transhumanism and Sports

There's a guy with no legs running in the Olympics - can a Cyborg Hockey League be far behind?

The Most Eagerly Awaited Rhino Porn of All Time

In 2009 four of the world’s last seven northern white rhinos were moved from a zoo in the Czech Republic to Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya. At the time conservationists expressed hope that returning the rhinos to semi-wild lives under their native African skies would help inspire the animals to mate and, if they were extremely lucky, save the species from extinction. No such luck. There were a few half-hearted couplings in early 2011, neither of which resulted in pregnancies, but for the most part, the rhinos showed little to no interest in breeding. Maybe they had spent too much time in captivity. Maybe they were getting old. Maybe they just sensed that they were the last of their kind and wanted to go quietly into the night. But now something incredible has happened. Not only have two rhinos suddenly started expressing interest in each other, they have actually gone ahead and mated. Ol Pejeta Conservancy posted this bow-chicka-wow-wow video on April 30: VIDEO: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4kSv7sHpp7Y STORY: http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/extinction-countdown/2012/04/30/the-most-eagerly-awaited-rhino-porn-of-all-time/

How do rear naked chokes actually work?

A University of Calgary study on how a rear naked choke works. The science and statistics have been translated into more understandable terms.

A Little Show Tune For You

Bill Little commentary: The air of confidence In the end, the success of the Texas Longhorns will be determined by their belief in themselves. Sept. 4, 2011 Bill Little, Texas Media Relations A...

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