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2014 IRB Qualifying Rugby Match: USA vs Uruguay: Todd Clever Get’s Tackled Hard

Todd Clever get’s tackled very hard in the first 15 minutes of the game and stays on the ground tip the ball is dead. He continued to play the rest of the game even though team doctors suspect a rib fracture.

2013 Rugby Varsity Match: Oxford vs Cambridge: Great Tackle

Near the end of the first quarter, Jack Baker for Cambridge was down with a injury getting looked at, as the action came back his way, he jumps up to make the tackle.

2012 Varsity Match: Oxford vs Cambridge: Best hits and tackles

Watch a collection of the best hits and tackles as Oxford gets the win against Cambridge, 26-19.

USA Eagles Qualify for IRB Rugby World Cup 2015

MARIETTA, Ga. – The Men’s Eagles scored three tries in eight minutes in a 32-13 win against Uruguay Saturday at Fifth Third Bank Stadium at Kennesaw State University to qualify for the IRB Rugby World Cup 2015. Both teams entered the second leg of the RWC Qualifier even after last weekend’s 27-27 draw at Estadio Charrua […]

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series:Hong Kong: Hardest Hits

Check out the crazy fans and hard hitting tackles from 7th tournament of the season.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series:Japan: Hardest Hits

Check out the crazy fans and hard hitting tackles from 6th tournament of the season.

Oregon Pro Surfing Code

2013 – 2014 DIVE ‘N SURF OREGON PRO – LIVE March 12 @7:30pmET Officially named Tacklebuster Reef, but more commonly referred to as Nelscott Reef, is one of the Pacific NW’s hidden gems. Located a half mile out to sea in Lincoln City, Oregon, just up the beach from Spanish Head. It is a high […]

Big Waves World Tour Coming To USN This March

The final two events on the 2013-2014 Big Wave World Surfing Tour will be aired live on national television for the first time ever on Universal Sports Network. In addition to broadcast coverage, the entire contest will stream live on universalsports.com. With the current season ending March 31, 2014, the final countdown has begun! Make sure […]

2014 Women’s Rugby Sevens World Series: Atlanta: Hardest hits

Check out the best tackles, stiff arms, and power moves as the ladies closed out the Ruby Sevens tournament in Atlanta.

2014 Women’s Rugby Sevens World Series: Atlanta: Unbelievable try

England’s Danielle Waterman had the best run of the day while facing off against the Ireland team. Waterman broke an impressive 4 tackles before scoring the try for England.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Las Vegas: Hardest Hits

Check out the crazy fans and hard hitting tackles from all three days- even Rugbee.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Kitzbuehel, Austria: Men’s Super Combined (Mobile)

*NOTE: The date and time of this event has been changed to January 26 @ 4:15amET/1:15amPT.* The best ski athletes in the world will gather in Kitzbuehel to celebrate the highlight of the World Cup calendar. The Streif is considered the most spectacular ski run in the world and will require the participants to tackle almost everything.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Kitzbuehel, Austria: Men’s Super Combined

*NOTE: The date and time of this event has been changed to January 26 @ 4:15amET/1:15amPT.* The best ski athletes in the world will gather in Kitzbuehel to celebrate the highlight of the World Cup calendar. The Streif is considered the most spectacular ski run in the world and will require the participants to tackle almost everything.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Kitzbuehel, Austria: Men’s Downhill

The best ski athletes in the world will gather in Kitzbuehel to celebrate the highlight of the World Cup calendar. The Streif is considered the most spectacular ski run in the world and will require the participants to tackle almost everything.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Kitzbuehel, Austria: Men’s Slalom (Mobile)

*NOTE: The date and time of this event has been changed to January 24 @ 6:00amET/3:00amPT.* The best ski athletes in the world will gather in Kitzbuehel to celebrate the highlight of the World Cup calendar. The Streif is considered the most spectacular ski run in the world and will require the participants to tackle almost everything.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Kitzbuehel, Austria: Men’s Slalom

*NOTE: The date and time of this event has been changed to January 24 @ 6:00amET/3:00amPT.* The best ski athletes in the world will gather in Kitzbuehel to celebrate the highlight of the World Cup calendar. The Streif is considered the most spectacular ski run in the world and will require the participants to tackle almost everything.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Kitzbuhel, Austria: Men’s Downhill (Mobile)

The best ski athletes in the world will gather in Kitzbuehel to celebrate the highlight of the World Cup calendar. The Streif is considered the most spectacular ski run in the world and will require the participants to tackle almost everything.

2013 Rugby Sevens World Series: South Africa: Hardest Hits

Check out the crazy fans and hard hitting tackles from the third tournament of the season.

2013 Rugby Sevens World Series: Dubai: Hardest Hits

Check out the crazy fans and hard hitting tackles from the second tournament of the season.

2013 Rugby Sevens World Series: Australia: Hardest Hits

Check out the crazy fans and hard hitting tackles from the first tourament of the season.

Alberto Contador Crashes While Rui Costa Wins Stage 16

(Reuters) – Alberto Contador showed he was prepared to risk everything to win the Tour de France on Tuesday, crashing on the final descent as he tried to attack overall leader Chris Froome. Team Sky rider Froome, who was on Contador’s wheel, had to move round the Spaniard and briefly went off the road himself […]

Chris Froome Inches Closer To Victory Winning Stage 15 And Increasing Overall Lead

By Julien Pretot Sun Jul 14, 2013 MONT VENTOUX, France, July 14 – Chris Froome moved closer to a maiden Tour de France title with an awe-inspiring victory on top of the intimidating Mont Ventoux, pulling away from his rivals in brutal fashion seven kilometres from the finish on Sunday. The British rider stayed rooted […]

Matteo Trentin Wins First Professional Stage; Chris Froome Retains The Yellow Jersey

By Julien Pretot LYON, France (Reuters) – Italy’s Matteo Trentin snatched his first professional victory and gave the Omega Pharma-Quick Step team their fourth Tour de France win this year when he claimed the 14th stage at the end of a long-range breakaway on Saturday. Trentin outsprinted breakaway companions Michael Albasini of Switzerland and American […]

2013 IRB Rugby World Cup Sevens: Day 3 Action

Check out the hard hitting action of day three, filled with bone jarring tackles and take downs.

2013 IRB Rugby World Cup Sevens: Day 1 Action

Check out the hard hitting action of day one, complete with bone jarring tackles.

Overall Leader Vincenzo Nibali Wins Stage 18 Time Trial

(Reuters) – Italy’s Vincenzo Nibali took a major step towards overall victory in the Giro d’Italia on Thursday after powering to his first stage win during this year’s race in an individual uphill time trial. Nibali more than doubled his overnight advantage over his closest overall pursuer, Australia Cadel Evans, from one minute 26 seconds […]

Giovanni Visconti Wins His Second Stage Of The Giro d’Italia

VICENEZA, Italy (Reuters) – Italian Giovanni Visconti recorded his second stage win of the Giro d’Italia on Wednesday to give his Movistar team their third straight victory and their fourth overall in the 2013 race. His compatriot Vincenzo Nibali retained the overall lead as the race reached its crucial final three mountain stages. Visconti, who […]

Wiggins loses time as Battaglin leads Italian 1-2-3

Britain’s Bradley Wiggins, center, pedals in the pack during the fourth stage of the Giro d’Italia, from Policastro Bussentino to Serra San Bruno, Italy, Tuesday, May 7, 2013. Enrico Battaglin of Italy sprinted to the stage victory, while compatriot Luca Paolini retained the overall leader’s pink jersey. (AP Photo/Fabio Ferrari) By Alasdair Fotheringham SERRA SAN […]

2013 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: Glasgow: Hardest Hits

Crazy fans, hard hits, and rough tackles — what’s not to like about the high speed game of Rugby Sevens?!

Cavendish sees pink with awe-inspiring sprint in Giro

British standout Mark Cavendish celebrates as he wins the opening stage of the Giro d’Italia in a sprint in Naples, Italy, Saturday, May 4, 2013. Cavendish, who rides for the Omega Pharma-Quick Step team, finished in 2 hours, 58 minutes, 38 seconds on the circuit in downtown Naples, which featured a long, flat finishing straight. […]

2013 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: Tokyo: Hardest Hits

Check out the hardest hits and roughest tackles of the finals.

2013 IRB Rugby Sevens World Series: Hong Kong: Hardest Hits

From all the crazy fans to the fast scoring and pain hits and tackles, what’s not to love about Rugby 7s?

2013 Rugby Sevens World Series: Las Vegas: Hard Hits

Check out the best tackles and painful hits during the 2013 Rugby Sevens World Series Finals in Las Vegas.

Hoefl-Riesch saves season with super-combined gold

Germany’s Maria Hoefl-Riesch speeds down the course during the slalom portion of the women’s super-combined, at the Alpine skiing world championships in Schladming, Austria, Friday, Feb.8, 2013. (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati) By Manuele Lang SCHLADMING, Austria, Feb 8 (Reuters) – Maria Hoefl-Riesch rescued a disappointing Alpine skiing season when she added the world gold to her […]

2013 Rugby Seven World Series: New Zealand: Crazy Action

Check out the best tackles and painful hits of the finals, as the fans cheer on, in Rugby Sevens fashion.

Contador ready for ‘war’ as Vuelta unveils punishing route

Spanish cyclists Alberto Contador, left, the winner of the 2012 “Vuelta a Espana,” Alejandro Valverde, centre right, and Joaquim “Purito” Rodríguez,right, seen after the unveiling of the 2013 cycling classic La Vuelta route in Vigo, Spain, Saturday Jan. 12, 2013. The event will start on Aug. 24 in Vilanova de Arousa, Pontevedra, and will finish […]

Hirscher gets first win of season

By Patrick Lang VAL D’ISERE, France, Dec 9 (Reuters) – Marcel Hirscher opened his own tally and gave the Austrian Alpine ski men’s team their first win of the season when he dominated a World Cup giant slalom on Sunday. The overall World Cup holder, who had been on the podium four times so far, […]

2012 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final – Day 1

Courtesy of http://www.isu.org The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating and ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating continued Friday at the Iceberg Skating Palace in Sochi, Russia, with Junior Men Free Skating, Junior Free Dance, Men, Ladies and Pairs Short Programs and the Short Dance. Mao Asada (JPN) captures Ladies Short Program Mao Asada […]

Vonn against men ‘great for sport’

Lindsey Vonn in action at Solden last season. (REUTERS) By Steve Keating TORONTO, Oct 23 (Reuters) – If Lindsey Vonn is cleared to race the men’s World Cup downhill at Lake Louise it would give the sport a huge boost, but the American should reconsider loftier plans to tackle Kitzbuehel, the head of Alpine Canada […]

Rugby Sevens World Series Preview: Best 2011-12 hits

The new IRB Rugby Sevens World Series season starts this weekend on Universal Sports! Can New Zealand win an 11th title? To get ready, check out the best hits and tackles from last season.

Contador fails to dent Rodriguez’s lead

Caja Rural rider Antonio Piedra of Spain (L) cycles during the 15th stage of the Tour of Spain “La Vuelta” cycling race between La Robla and Lagos de Covadonga, September 2, 2012. (REUTERS/Miguel Vidal) By Alasdair Fotheringham LAGOS DE COVADONGA, Spain, Sept 2 (Reuters) – Five blistering attacks by Spain’s Alberto Contador on the emblematic […]

Contador names Froome as man to watch in Vuelta España

Bradley Wiggins (GBR) leads teammate Christopher Froome at Box Hill during the men’s cycling race. (Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports) By Alasdair Fotheringham PAMPLONA, Spain, Aug 17 (Reuters) – Britain’s Chris Froome was the strongest rider at the Tour de France and is Alberto Contador’s biggest rival for the upcoming Vuelta a Espana, the Spanish […]

Vinokourov upsets British party in road race

Kazakhstan’s Alexandr Vinokourov celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the Men’s Road Cycling race at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, July 28, 2012, in London. Rigoberto Uran of Colombia took silver, with Alexander Kristoff of Norway claiming bronze. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena) By Julien Pretot LONDON, July 28 (Reuters) – Old school cycling […]

Fedrigo makes it four for France, Wiggins leads

FDJ-Bigmat rider Pierrick Fedrigo of France holds up his arms ahead of Garmin-Sharp Christian Van de Velde of the U.S as he wins the 15th stage of the 99th Tour de France cycling race between Samatan and Pau, July 16, 2012. (REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier) PAU, France, July 16 (Reuters) – Pierrick Fedrigo earned France their fourth […]

Wiggins takes Tour reins, Froome wins stage

Team Sky rider Christopher Froome of Britain (C) cycles with BMC Racing Team rider Cadel Evans of Australia (L) and Team Sky rider Bradley Wiggins of Britain (R) during the seventh stage of the 99th Tour de France cycling race between Tomblaine and La Planche des Belles Filles, July 7, 2012. (REUTERS/Lionel Bonaventure/Pool) By Gilles […]

Big hits from Junior Rugby Championship Final

Check out these bone jarring tackles, as South Africa beats New Zealand for the title, 22-16.

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Phelps leaves options open for London

In this July 25, 2011, file photo, Michael Phelps, foreground, and Ryan Lochte look at the scoreboard after their races in a heat of the men’s 200m Freestyle event at the FINA Swimming World Championships in Shanghai, China. Phelps and Lochte renew their rivalry at next week’s U.S. Olympic trials, where both swimmers are entered […]

Beaming Farah gains from pain

Britain’s Mo Farah crosses the finish line to win the men’s 5000 meters final during the European Athletics Championships in Barcelona in this July 31, 2010 file photograph. Farah’s decision to forgo home comforts transformed him from European to world champion and the popular Briton is banking on the grueling training regime that got him […]

2012 USA vs Georgia Rugby: Best Hits

Check out the best hits and tackles from the USA vs. Georgia game, as the American Eagles defeat Georgia, 36-20.

Briton Farah runs fastest 5,000 meters of year

Mo Farah (R) of Britain leads Galen Rupp of the United States into the last lap of the men’s 5000m race at the Prefontaine Classic Diamond League track meet in Eugene, Oregon, June 2, 2012. (REUTERS/Steve Dipaola) By Gene Cherry EUGENE, Oregon, June 2 (Reuters) – World champion Mo Farah ended his pre-Olympic trial preparations […]

Guardini inflicts surprise defeat on Cavendish

Farnese Vini-Selle Italia’s Andrea Guardini of Italy celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the 149-km Stage 18 of the Giro d’Italia from San Vito di Cadore to Vedelago, May 24, 2012. (REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo) By Alasdair Fotheringham VEDELAGO, Italy , May 24 (Reuters) – Up-and-coming Italian Andrea Guardini inflicted a surprise defeat on […]

2011 Alpine World Cup Lienz: Lindsey Vonn 5th in GS

December 28, 2011: Lindsey Vonn tackles an icy track during the first run of GS competition in Lienz, Austria.

 
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