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Feb 21, 2012 05:52 PM ET // Alexander Davies
Full contact sports produce world-class athletes, but they also destroy them through concussions, torn ligaments and broken bones.  If you want to get in shape and stay that way, consider one of these sports instead. From swimming to tennis to yoga, they all build strength, tone muscles and come wi...
Apr 17, 2012 01:40 AM ET // Erik Trinidad
  What do you get when you invite a group of geeky, inventive hobbyists to build an indoor miniature golf course? You have an awesome 12-hole game where golf balls do things that they may never done before. For example, in one hole created by Russ Garrett, putting a ball into the right spot sends [...
Jun 15, 2012 08:46 PM ET // Eric Rogell
While the US Open is technically an open tournament, you still have to qualify to play. And since 99.999% of us didn't make the cut, that doesn't mean we can't still play the course. With the OptiShot Simulator ($399.95) from Dancin' Dogg Golf, all you need to do is fire up their virtual version of...
Jun 17, 2012 01:05 AM ET // Eric Rogell
In 1950, adidas introduced the original Samba to allow soccer players to train on hard, icy ground. Since then, it's evolved into a classic worn everywhere from athletic fields to city streets with over 35 million pairs sold worldwide. But only recently, for the first time in its 62 year history, h...
Jul 24, 2012 09:40 PM ET // Eric Rogell
In 2016 golf will once again be an Olympic sport. It's the first time duffers have the opportunity to take a swing at a gold medal since 1904. And to celebrate the return to Olympic glory, PGA Tour stars  Dustin Johnson and Sergio Garcia, fresh off The Open Championship, teed up golf balls alongsid...
Apr 30, 2012 02:40 PM ET // Alexander Davies
The Camp Bonifas golf course at the American military base in South Korea has only one hole. It's a par three, 192 yards from tee to pin, but the obstacles are a lot tougher than your average country club. Try live land mines in the rough, six foot deep trenches running along the fairway, and the [...
Dec 20, 2011 07:04 PM ET // Eric Rogell
Ever since that first caveman strapped a rock to his club and hit another rock into a hole while trying to take down a Mastodon, the race has been on to find better and easier ways to get that ball in the hole in fewer strokes. Sure talent and practice help, but the engineers who [...]
Mar 2, 2012 02:18 PM ET // Trace Dominguez
This week we talk about the perfect apology, the largest penguin in history and if an asteroid will hit us in 28 years.
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