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Amazon Prime

Amazon wants to use livestreamed sports to get people hooked on Prime

November 21st, 2016

One of the great things about being an Amazon Prime member is that Amazon has more or less kept the price of an annual membership reasonable (it’s still less than $9/month) while simultaneously working hard to deliver more perks for existing and new subscribers. In turn, it’s not at all surprising that Amazon Prime continues to …

Olympics Doping Scandal

The US wins Olympic gold in doping

August 17th, 2016

All the focus is on Russia’s state-sponsored doping program at these Games, but as the Olympics has a long and storied history of athletic prowess, it also has a long and storied history of people getting juiced up to win. As this graphic shows, Team USA has been at the forefront of the Olympic underbelly since …

Netflix for sports DAZN

‘Netflix for sports’ is finally here, but there’s a catch

August 10th, 2016

The only thing standing between most Netflix users and complete cord-cutting is live sports. Binging House of Cards is all good, but American culture is well rooted in the notion of football and a can of Bud Light (shudder). Even big players like Apple have tried (and failed!) to put together a streaming TV package that includes …

Lebron James Cavs

LeBron James used a Steve Jobs speech to motivate the Cavs before game 3

June 21st, 2016

Well, LeBron James finally accomplished what he set out to do when he announced his triumphant return to the Cleveland Cavaliers 2014: he brought an NBA championship to Cleveland. We can ignore innumerable questionable calls by the refs throughout the series — not to mention the peculiar suspension of Draymond Green for game 5 — …

Drone Footage Of Base Jumping

Drone footage of BASE Jumpers in Norway is positively insane

May 30th, 2016

The proliferation of drones equipped with video cameras has provided us with a growing repository of awe-inspiring, incredible and — let’s be honest — downright peculiar videos. From footage of an eagle attacking a drone mid-air to mesmerizing drone footage of the world’s highest waterfall, drones today are continuously feeding us awesome new video footage taken from angles …

Michael Jordan Crying Meme

The true story behind one of the Internet’s most famous memes

May 24th, 2016

While some Internet memes have a tendency to burst onto the scene like an exploding star before fizzling out just as quickly, the meme of Michael Jordan crying has taken the opposite route. What initially started out as a niche and rather obscure meme known only to hardcore sports fans has slowly but surely grown …