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Audio misencoded in post-game interview with football coach Ed Orgeron

Something went wrong with my archival encode of the Utah State-LSU game, and all the audio is pitch-shifted down 100%. Which resulted in this.

— Timothy Burke (@bubbaprog) October 10, 2019

Sports reporter Timothy Burke writes that "Something went wrong with my archival encode of the Utah State-LSU game, ...

Football manager’s rage-fuelled reaction becomes a glorious meme

11.11.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

If you're on TV and you happen to betray a very strong emotion, you had better be prepared to become a meme. That was exactly what happened to Manchester City Football Club manager Pep Guardiola on Sunday night, although, in fairness, it was probably... ...

Athlete Mary Cain: “I Was the Fastest Girl in America, Until I Joined Nike”

Mary Cain, a champion middle-distance runner, reports that her male coaches' constant demands she get “thinner, and thinner, and thinner” hurt her health and career. The crux of the problem: she joined a program operated by Nike, whose priority is selling shoes, not training athletes.

The New York Times:

The problem is so widespread it affected ...

‘Baby Trump’ balloon is going to LSU-Alabama football game to mock Donald

It's on.

The 'Baby Trump' political art protest balloon has followed Trump around the world, mocking him mercilessly. Baby Trump is reportedly headed to the site of this weekend's football game between University of Alabama and Louisiana State University, at which Trump is expected to be booed loudly again.

WE DID IT!!! Baby ...

NBA TV goes over-the-top to offer live games and original programming to cord cutters

Cord-cutting basketball fans now have a new option for their non-stop hoops coverage. NBA TV is officially launching a direct-to-consumer subscription service today, making it the first linear TV sports league network to go over the top. The service, which will be available both on the web at and through the NBA app, will ...

New York’s ERA invests in esports org Gen.G

Esports are the wild wild West right now. There’s clearly a huge potential for the industry to become incredibly lucrative, but everything from the infrastructure of competition to the overall culture isn’t quite ready for prime time. This introduces a huge opportunity for the tech world to get in on the action. We’ve seen traditional ...

Please enjoy Donald Trump being publicly booed for the second time in two weeks

11.03.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Maybe he just likes the attention? Donald Trump braved a visit to his now-former home of New York City on Saturday night to check out UFC 244 at Madison Square Garden. And New Yorkers, being the willful and opinionated bunch that we are, let Trump ha... ...

Watch the crowd at the World Series chomp in rhythm to ‘Baby Shark’ and despair

10.26.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Baseball players having fun with their walk-up music is nothing new, but the Washington Nationals exposed much of the world to one of the strangest ballpark traditions we've ever seen on Friday night. In the midst of a 4-1 loss in Game 3 of the World... ...

Watch these incredible and utterly dangerous moves banned from figure skating competitions

Enjoy these demonstrations of figure skating elements and moves that the International Skating Union ISU) has apparently banned from competition. Examples include a one-foot backflip, spinning your partner by their ankles, and even lying down on the ice. Here are the ISU's official rule books.

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