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Apr 15, 2014 08:05 AM ET
It seems like there are terrible calls made in nearly every sport! Are the referees biased? Annie discusses how some of the refs might be subconsciously making the wrong call.
Mar 21, 2013 01:24 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Sports gamblers have no better luck picking winners than the rest of us, a study finds. ->
Feb 24, 2012 07:59 PM ET // Alexander Davies
Since Jeremy Lin burst onto the national scene a few weeks ago, the ubiquitous media coverage has covered every angle: his style of play, his economic impact, his personal life. So if you're looking to add some fresh content into the same old conversation with your buddies about everyone's new favo...
Oct 12, 2011 08:23 PM ET // Alexander Davies
Chances are that if you're even a casual sports fan, you know there are lots of crazy shots you can make with a basketball. But unless you play ultimate frisbee, you probably don't realize just what  you can do with a plastic disc. Whatever your level of knowledge, get ready to learn a few new thin...
Oct 6, 2011 06:57 PM ET // Alexander Davies
I always thought that Air Bud, the kids' movie about a dog who plays basketball, was unrealistic. I may still be right, but my faith has been shaken by my discovery of this video of Peteythe dog, who plays basketball for real. According to his YouTube channel (which I assume is run by his owner, [....
Feb 22, 2012 10:07 PM ET // Alice Truong
Maggie Meier is an example of how a sport can be completely engrained in a person. During a coma lasting two and a half months, Meier was able to shoot a beach ball into a makeshift hoop for minutes at a time before returning to a comatose state. READ MORE: 5 Sports You Can Start [...]
Sep 20, 2011 12:13 PM ET // Alice Truong
In the complicated days of Netflix versus Qwickster versus Blockbuster versus Apple TV, navigating the world of on-demand entertainment can be time-consuming at best, annoying at worst. So when it comes to sports, you need not just a guide to the season schedule, but to how to get the games as well...
Mar 19, 2012 06:53 PM ET // Eric Rogell
While you were sweating your office bracket pool picks this year, one company decided to let the Internet decide theirs. New Media Strategies, or NMS, has a long standing tradition of a companywide bracket pool.  Every March, their office is aglow with TV screens and monitors tuned into the games, ...
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