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Shaun White Releases Exclusive Olympic Double McTwist Footage Clip

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Shaun White releases exclusive Olympic Double McTwist 1260 footage video clip. The awesome snowboarder, Shaun White has released his amazing video (below) of him doing the incredible Double McTwist 1260. According to UKtodaynews, he scored a 46.8 on his first run. Then on his 2nd run, he took his game to a whole new level by launching his amazing Double McTwist 1260 and landing it perfectly. He built up speed,spun,flipped,and then just kept on flipping,landing perfectly on his feet.

It makes me wonder how you even go about learning to do something like that. Well, he’s learned it very well,and the Double McTwist 1260 gave him a huge score of 48.4,which put him in first position. Read more »

Newsy Airs Olympic Luge Tragedy Crash Clip & Reveals What Caused It

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Newsy airs 2010 Olympic luge tragedy crash video clip & reveals what caused it. Helena over at just emailed me this exclusive video clip (below) of the 2010 Olympic luge tragedy crash. It shows the exclusive footage of the terrible incident that 21 year old Nodar Kumaritashvili had,along with reasons as to why it happened. In the video (below), they say he experienced a G-force that literally collapsed his body rendering it difficult to control the sled,which in this case he was not able to do.

They also determined that the Olympic organization blames the athlete. The Toronto Sun said the sport needs to do a better job, monitoring. They stated, “Nodar was ranked 44th in the world and as such was short in both experience and expertise. Read more »

Danica Patrick Wrecked At Daytona Yesterday

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Danica Patrick wrecked at Daytona yesterday. According to TMZ, the very hot, brunette professional race car driver, Danica Patrick wrecked her “Godaddy” race car yesterday in the Daytona on lap 68. They say that Danica Patrick made her NASCAR Nationwide Series debut yesterday at Daytona ,but unfortunately got into a wreck on lap 68,which knocked her out of the race (video below). It’s a good thing she wasn’t hurt,though. That’s the most important thing.

Danica Patrick was driving a green # 7 “Godaddy” car,and it got caught in a pileup when she was trying to come out of turn four at the Daytona International Speedway. Read more »

ABC Provides Exclusive Footage Clip Of 2010 Luge Crash Accident

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ABC provides exclusive video footage clip of 2010 Luge crash accident at Winter Olympics. ABC has recently provided an exclusive video clip of the unfortunate 2010 Luge crash accident during a training run at the 2010 Winter Olympic Games. Nodar Kumaritashvili was the one who died. He was a Georgian luge slider at the Vancouver Olympics,and he died the other day after crashing during a training run and hitting a metal pole. He was only 21 years old.

The Huffington Post says that he was traveling over 90 miles per hour when he crashed. This luge track at Vancouver has been called the fastest track ever,and there were concerns raised even before Nodar’s very fatal crash. Read more »

NBC Provides Very Detailed 2010 Winter Olympics Schedule

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NBC provides very detailed 2010 Winter Olympics schedule. The 2010 Winter Olympics kicked off the other day on February 12. NBC is giving it some heavy TV coverage,and have provided a very detailed schedule for the Winter Olympics this year. It can be found by Clicking Here. The schedule consists of a box with all the dates of the competition at the very top. It has the events listed on the left hand side navigation box,with numbers in the middle of the center box. When you scroll over the numbers, it brings up the times that the events will begin,along with whether it’s the women’s or men’s heat.

The 2010 Winter Olympics kicked off with qualifying rounds of ski jumping and it will conclude on February 28 with the men’s ice hockey gold-medal game. Read more »

Warren Sapp Got Arrested For Allegedly Attacking His Girlfriend

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Warren Sapp got arrested for allegedly attacking his girlfriend. According to TMZ, former NFL football star, Warren Sapp got arrested yesterday for allegedly attacking his girlfriend. They say that he was arrested by the Miami Beach police yesterday afternoon and charged with misdemeanor domestic battery stemming from an alleged violent confrontation with his girlfriend. He is being accused of attacking his girlfriend of two years at the Shore Club Hotel early yesterday morning.

The alleged victim had a swollen right knee and bruises on the back of her neck. She said Warren allowed her to sleep in his hotel room. Then he came into the room early in the morning,and pulled her out of bed. Read more »

Serena Williams Wins The 2010 ‘Australian Open’ Over Justine Henin

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Serena Williams wins the 2010 Australian Open over Justine Henin. Serena Williams who is the current Number 1 women’s tennis player in the world successfully defended her “Australian Open” grand slam title just moments ago against former number 1 in the world, Justine Henin 6-4,3-6,6-2. It was not an easy match either. Justine Henin came out a little flat in the first set,and got down a couple of breaks at 4-1. Then she won a few more games in a row to make it 4-4. However, Serena was able to break her serve again after that, and won the the first set 6-4. Read more »

Chicago Bears’ Gaines Adams Died Today And Autopsy Is Scheduled

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Chicago Bears’ Gaines Adams died today and autopsy Is scheduled. According to TMZ, Chicago Bears’ Gaines Adams died earlier this morning after being rushed to the emergency room. They say the Chicago Bears defensive end Gaines Adams died this morning in South Carolina at age 26. He was rushed to the emergency room at Self Regional Hospital in Greenwood, South Carolina,and they declared he was dead at about 9am this morning.

An autopsy on the body is being scheduled for later on today. The autopsy will be performed by the Anderson County forensic pathologist. Some early reports say that he might have suffered a heart attack,but of course, we won’t know for sure until they perform the autopsy later on today. Stay tuned.

Gaines Adams was originally drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the first round of the 2007 NFL Draft. Read more »

Jim Mora Gets Fired By The Seattle Seahawks After One Season

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Jim Mora gets fired by the Seattle Seahawks after one season. According to the New York Times, the Seattle Seahawks fired coach Jim Mora after just one injury-filled season. Jim Mora was designated as Mike Holmgren’s successor well before he stepped down after the 2008 season. Jim Mora is the third coach to get fired in the NFL this season. The Seahawks are reportedly interviewing general manager candidates. The Seattle Times reported that the decision to fire Jim Mora came directly from Paul Allen who is the owner of the team.

The Seattle Seahawks finished this season with a 5-11 record,which was a game better than their 2008 record,but they finished this season with four consecutive losses,and lost by a combined score of 123-37,making them very uncompetitive. It looks as though the many injuries they had,may have had a lot to do with it. Read more »

Coach Jim Leavitt Gets Fired For Allegedly Hitting A Player

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Coach Jim Leavitt gets fired for allegedly hitting a player. According to Fox news, South Florida coach, Jim Leavitt has been fired due to allegedly hitting one of his players. They report that he was fired after an investigation took place over allegations that he struck one of his players in the locker room.

Jim Leavitt confirmed his dismissal by telling the Associated Press that he was disappointed,and that the allegations are absolutely false. The USF would not confirm Leavitt’s dismissal.However, Lara Wade who is a spokeswoman for the university said all questions will be answered when the school releases a report later on today. Read more »