The Melbourne Cup: Why Australia shuts down to watch a horse race

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The race that stops a nation.Image: Getty Images MELBOURNE — No sporting event grips Australia quite like the Melbourne Cup, the race that stops a nation. On the first Tuesday of November, the country quite literally shuts down to watch the finest thoroughbreds from Australia and abroad battle it out to be first past the […]

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WWE Looks to Build on Social Success With 1000th ‘Raw’ Episode

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Already a titan of the sports and entertainment social media space, World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) says it’s ready to begin a new era of even more fan engagement and interactivity with the 1,000th episode of its signature program, Raw, on Monday night. The program will introduce the #RAWactive social initiative, incorporating platforms including Twitter, Tout, […]

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Olympic Runner Ryan Hall Running Video Wall In NYC Subway Station

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To spread the word about the New York City Marathon, ASICS created an amazing running wall in one of New York’s busiest subway stations. Now, travelers can race Ryan Hall for sixty feet, and see how they measure up. Of course, no one can keep up with the Olympic runner, but what’s really shocking is that Ryan runs […]

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The Idiot’s Guide To Smart People And Sports

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Now that even the weather has become politicized, the only thing left for idiots and smart people to talk about is sports. But as Above Average explains in this latest episode of their Idiot’s Guide series, it’s all really a ruse to play a social acceptable form of Dungeons and Dragons.    Read more: http://www.viralviralvideos.com/2014/09/09/the-idiots-guide-to-smart-people-and-sports/

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