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Pachyderm Polo Aims to Help Beleaguered Elephants

Pachyderm Polo Aims to Help Beleaguered Elephants
A weekend charity tournament scored a goal for Thailand’s often-mistreated elephants.
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Reds bank on O'Connor, Hunt for Super Rugby revival

Reds bank on O'Connor, Hunt for Super Rugby revival
The Queensland Reds will bring Wallaby James O’Connor back to Australia and former rugby league international Karmichael Hunt back to the 15-man game for next season, the Super Rugby team said on Friday. There is an element of risk in both signings, however, with O’Connor’s off-field disciplinary problems posing a potential threat to the culture of the team, while Hunt has only played a brief …
Source: http://news.yahoo.com/reds-bank-oconnor-hunt-super-rugby-revival-095021107.html

Can Babolat's Smart Racket Improve Your Tennis Game?

Can Babolat's Smart Racket Improve Your Tennis Game?
The Babolat Play Pure Drive tennis racket records data about every shot you hit and sends the information to your phone. Can this smart racket really improve the games of weekend warriors? I took it for a playtest to find out.
Source: http://www.forbes.com/sites/amadoudiallo/2014/08/28/can-babolats-smart-racket-improve-your-tennis-game/

Philippines loses at basketball, wins at nut-punching – SB Nation

Philippines loses at basketball, wins at nut-punching – SB Nation


FIBA
Philippines loses at basketball, wins at nut-punching
SB Nation
If you’ve ever watched the PBA or read Rafe Bartholomew’s Pacific Rims, you know sneaky dirtiness is particularly popular in basketball in the Philippines. Greece’s Kostas Papanikolaou learned that the hard way when L.A. Tenorio gave him a little
Papanikolaou savouring chance to prove himself with new NBA challengeFIBA

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Beyoncé Brings Her Surfboard To 'CR Fashion Book'

Beyoncé Brings Her Surfboard To 'CR Fashion Book'
From H-Town vicious to fashion flawless, Beyoncé continues to run this here world we live in. For CR Fashion Book ‘s fifth issue, Blue Ivy’s momma reigns, with the help of creative director Riccardo Tisci. While slaying in all corners of the spread, Queen Bey also lets one of her favorite items photobomb: a surfboard. As you may recall, she and hubby Jay Z’s “Drunk In Love” collaboration boasted …
Source: http://www.vibe.com/article/beyonce-cr-fashion-book-cover

Olympics-Modest, inner-city Games concept for Berlin, Hamburg – Reuters

Olympics-Modest, inner-city Games concept for Berlin, Hamburg – Reuters


Daily News & Analysis
Olympics-Modest, inner-city Games concept for Berlin, Hamburg
Reuters
“We are happy to have two very strong German cities with high international recognition wanting to host the Olympic Games,” DOSB chief Alfons Hoermann said after receiving completed questionnaires from both cities on Monday. “At the end of this …
Berlin and Hamburg submit files for possible Olympic bidEurope Online Magazine

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Fantasy Football: Breaking Down the Rookies, Part 1 – New York Times


New York Times
Fantasy Football: Breaking Down the Rookies, Part 1
New York Times
The conventional wisdom in fantasy football has traditionally been to avoid rookies. While some are definitely more flash than substance, rookies should not be underestimated or ignored. In recent years, many rookies have emerged to become top players

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GIVING HOPE TO KIDS

The second day of the Color the Skies over Ripon fundraiser Sunday saw Ripon’s young cancer survivor Riley Simmons, 10, treated to her first hot air balloon ride as the “Free Spirit” ascended out of Mistlin Sports Park with her grandfather Kurt Hodges at her side.

Hot 'n Healthy: Work out like a cheerleader

Hi, I am Shazi Edmonds, owner/ choreographer of DanceCheerMove and head coach for Savannah Sharks Level 4 All-Star team. Football players are training hard for football season and the cheerleaders should be also.

Hot 'n Healthy: Work out like a cheerleader

Hi, I am Shazi Edmonds, owner/ choreographer of DanceCheerMove and head coach for Savannah Sharks Level 4 All-Star team. Football players are training hard for football season and the cheerleaders should be also.