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Mostly White Students Riot in Kentucky
Offbeat  (tags: sports, violence, culture, police, bizarre, society, interesting )

Cheryl A.
- 13 days ago - dailykos.com
Once again, White students expressed their disappointment over their team's loss by rioting. Interesting how the reaction by the police to these students is just a fraction of the violence and brutality leveled against "peaceful" protestors...peace.
U.S. Spring Ski Guide: Last Runs of 2015
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Connie
- 20 days ago - cntraveler.com
Last chance for skiing this year in the US
Beijing Marathon Smog Takes Health Out of Exercise
Offbeat  (tags: CO2emissions, climate, destruction, energy, environment, globalwarming, globalwarming, government, healthconditions, healthconditions, humans, pollution, Sustainabililty, world, environment, health, humans, news, safety, society, sports, world, asia, chin )

Jessica
- 177 days ago - yourenergyblog.com
Smog in Beijing is so bad that marathon runners were wearing gas masks last week. It's one of the smoggiest cities in the world. 30,000 athletes were registered to run. Some dropped out, some quit early, and some wore masks.
Japan's 'Golden Bolt': 103-Year-Old Challenges World's Fastest Man
Offbeat  (tags: diet, health, interesting, 103-years-old, Japan, running, sports, exercises )

Naoko
- 233 days ago - japantoday.com
Miyazaki, who hails from tea-growing Shizuoka prefecture, about 200 kilometres southwest of Tokyo, was a late bloomer, only taking up running at the age of 92 after watching an old people's sports day broadcast on television.
Amidst Chaos in Gaza, Ramsey Nijem Stands Up as a Proud Palestinian
Offbeat  (tags: offbeat, sports, UFC, athletes, Palestine, conflict, Middle East, Israel )

Robert
- 255 days ago - foxsports.com
For UFC lightweight Ramsey Nijem, the conflict between Israel and Hamas forces in the Gaza Strip, which has killed more than 1,800 Palestinians since the violence erupted several weeks ago, hits close to home.
Lindsey Vonn Adopts Shelter Dog With a Bum Knee
Offbeat  (tags: sports, adoption, dog, injury, sad, happy )

Giana
- 466 days ago - grindtv.com
Day after she announces withdrawal from Winter Olympics because of a bum knee, America's downhill skiing sweetheart takes in an unwanted dog
Re-Post : End Donkey Basketball & Close Company Website's Please Sign!
Offbeat  (tags: Donkey, Fundraisers, health, humans, abuse, activists, law, sports, lies, media, protection, wildanimals, animalcruelty, ethics, usa, risks, safety, animals, unusual, off-beat, odd )

Borg
- 538 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Donkeys are deprived of food and water for hours before the game so that they don't foul on the court, and the animals often become confused by the noise and chaos and can be kicked and dragged along. They can also have to carry overweight riders,
THE BEST EDITED VIDEO OF THE YEAR!!!
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Giana
- 601 days ago - youtube.com
GREAT!
Turbo Granny Still Smashing Records at 90
Offbeat  (tags: health, woman, sports, 100-meter run, Turbo Granny, Japan )

Naoko
- 617 days ago - japantoday.com
What's your 100-meter sprint time? If it's over 23.8 seconds, then you're slower than a 90-year-old.
Photo Gallery: Germany's Naked Snow Sledding Championship
Offbeat  (tags: Germany, snow sledding championship, winter fun (for some), sports )

Angelika
- 781 days ago - spiegel.de
This looks potentially painful. Wearing nothing but underpants, helmets and boots, 13 men and 12 women took part in a snow-sledding competition in Altenberg, a winter sports resort in the eastern German Ore Mountains, hosted by local radio station RSA.
Lance Armstrong Is a Conglomerate. That Explains Everything
Offbeat  (tags: ethics, performance, society, world, cycling, drugs, sports, congressculture )

JL
- 966 days ago - businessweek.com
So this week's news is not really final; it's prophylactic. It is the least-risky strategy to protect Armstrong's remaining assets--and, to a lesser degree, his legacy. Armstrong gets to exit tarnished, but unbowed
Japan's Paralympians Overcome Adversity By Leaps, Bounds and Innovative Design
Offbeat  (tags: Paralympics, athletes, Japan, active, amputee, prostheics, running, sports )

Naoko
- 980 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
Indeed, amputee runners are a minority among minorities - especially in Japan. According to the health ministry, about 60,000 Japanese are missing at least part of their lower limbs, but probably fewer than 100 of them are active as athletes.
Ultimate Guide to the NCAA March Madness
Offbeat  (tags: sports, basketball, NCAA )

Clifton
- 1130 days ago - thewolfline.com
The annual event of filling out brackets has become so popular that President Barack Obama has called it a national pastime. And, he seems to be pretty accurate, since it's estimated that 45% of Americans participate. However, when and where did "March Ma
Athletes With the Best Facial Hair
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Grace
- 1146 days ago - ranker.com
The athletes with the best facial hair are often best known not for their athletic abilities on some of the top football, baseball, basketball and hockey teams but rather for their waxed mustaches, bushy beards or carefully trimmed fu manchus.
 

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