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2014 Rugby Women’s World Cup: 5th Place Match: NZL vs. USA Tackles

Watch the hardest tackles from the USA vs. New Zealand World Cup match from Paris, France.

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.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: South Africa: Hardest Hits

Check out the crazy fans and hard hitting tackles, hits and run downs from third tournament of the season.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Dubai: Hardest Hits

Check out the crazy fans and hard hitting tackles, hits and run downs from second tournament of the season.

New Zealand All Blacks Defeat USA Eagles in Chicago

New Zealand All Blacks vs. USA Rugby Eagles (Michael Lee / KLC Fotos) Click here to receive information about the Rugby World Cup 2015. (Reuters) – Code hopper Sonny Bill Williams made a successful return to international rugby union by scoring two tries as New Zealand hammered the United States 74-6 in their test at Soldier […]

Tour de France Organizers Unveil 2015 Route

Vincenzo Nibali celebrates his overall victory at the 2014 Tour de France (REUTERS/Jerome Prevost) By Julien Pretot PARIS, Oct 22 (Reuters) – Wind, cobbles, punchy climbs, a handful of grueling mountain-top finishes, almost no individual time trial — Tour de France organizers have designed one of the most exciting courses for the 2015 race, which will […]

Oscar Pistorius Sentenced to Five-Year Jail Term

Oscar Pistorius is led to a prison van (REUTERS/Mike Hutchings) By Joe Brock PRETORIA, Oct 21 (Reuters) – Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius started his five-year jail sentence on Tuesday for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, marking the end of a trial that has gripped South Africa and millions around the world. His uncle, […]

USA Rugby Eagles Win Bowl at Gold Coast Sevens

Click here for the 2014-2015 schedule of rugby matches on Universal Sports. GOLD COAST, Queensland – The Men’s Eagles Sevens staved off a second-half comeback from France Sunday at Cbus Super Stadium to win the match, 31-15, and the Bowl at Gold Coast Sevens. Zack Test kicked off the festivities with the match’s first try […]

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Australia: Hardest Hits

Check out the crazy fans and hard hitting tackles, hits and run downs from first tournament of the season.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Australia: Top Scores

20141011_irb_australia_m7_top_scores_4Check out the best scores from the day two finals, featuring some great runs, missed tackles, great passes, and a sneaky little try.W19671A05

Train Like A Champion: Stages’ Power Meter

Universal Sports’ host Nick Gismondi heads to Boulder, Colorado and the Stages Cycling headquarters to” Train Like A Champion.” Watch as Gismondi tackles a hill with the Stages Cycling power meter, the same power meter that the official Team Sky uses.

USA Rugby Misses Out on Semifinals at Women’s Rugby World Cup

Click here for the schedule of IRB Women’s Rugby World Cup matches on Universal Sports. PARIS, France – Two tries by the Women’s Eagles may have been the difference in Saturday’s match at IRB Women’s Rugby World Cup 2014 that saw New Zealand win, 34-3. Two tries were taken away from the Eagles – tries […]

Meya Bizer: The Human Sledgehammer

Click here for the schedule of IRB Women’s Rugby World Cup matches on Universal Sports. By Seth Rubinroit There is no mystery why Meya Bizer is nicknamed “The Human Sledgehammer.” Bizer has earned a reputation for delivering bone-crushing hits, despite being far from one of USA Rugby’s biggest players at 5-foot-8, 158 pounds. Watch some of her hardest […]

USA Rugby Eagles Defeat Canada for First Time Since 2009

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Men’s Eagles put an end to a winless streak against Canada with a thrilling, 38-35 victory in front of a sold-out crowd at Bonney Field Saturday. The afternoon kickoff forced the referee to stop play during each half for water breaks, but both teams ensured the fans would get a full […]

Blaine Scully Scores Hat Trick But Eagles Lose Pacific Nations Cup Opener

Blaine Scully (Sam Rubinroit/Universal Sports) CARSON, Calif. – Blaine Scully scored three tries Saturday at StubHub Center, but the Eagles could not rebound from a quick, second-half attack from Japan in a 37-29 loss in their first match of the 2014 IRB Pacific Nations Cup. Scully almost opened his account in the seventh minute of […]

Former Olympic Champion Amy Van Dyken Severs Spine in Accident

Amy Van Dyken at the 1996 Summer Olympic Games (AP Photo/David Longstreath) (Reuters) – Former Olympic swimming champion Amy Van Dyken is recovering in a hospital after severing her spine in a quad-bike accident, her family said in a statement on Monday. The family said Van Dyken crashed her all-terrain vehicle on Friday night and […]

Diamond League from Oslo Offers Intriguing Storylines

Allyson Felix (Kyle Terada/USA TODAY Sports) Below is a preview of the top races and runners to keep an eye on at IAAF Diamond League from Oslo on Wednesday, June 11 at 2 PM ET LIVE on Universal Sports: Women’s 200m: Reigning Olympic Champion Allyson Felix will be looking to put an injury-plagued 2013 behind her […]

Wallabies’ ‘Captain’s Curse’ Strikes Moore

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/JASON O’BRIEN (Reuters) – The Wallabies captaincy is fast becoming the most unwanted job in world rugby after Stephen Moore, the latest player to be given the role, was ruled out for the rest of the season after suffering a serious knee injury against France. Named Australia’s new skipper less than a week ago, […]

USA Men’s Eagles Suffer Painful Loss Against Scotland

HOUSTON, Texas – The Men’s Eagles lost two players to injury in the first 20 minutes of Saturday’s match against Scotland at BBVA Compass Stadium, a 24-6 loss in front of 20,001 fans. Shalom Suniula, starting his first match for the Eagles, got the game started with the kickoff and Blaine Scully nearly won it […]

Coach Mike Tolkin Selects Squad for USA Rugby’s Summer Series

USA Rugby Men’s Eagles (Michael Lee/USA Rugby) CLICK HERE for the complete 2014 Universal Sports rugby schedule.  BOULDER, Colo. – Men’s Eagles Head Coach Mike Tolkin has selected 40 players for the upcoming Denver Camp ahead of the Summer Series, in which the Eagles will face IRB Rugby World Cup 2015 pool rival Scotland and […]

Cal Wins Second Straight Collegiate Rugby Championship

Cal Rugby (Cal Athletics) Watch the Collegiate Rugby Championships on June 3 and 4 at 3 PM ET on Universal Sports. PHILADELPHIA – California culminated its second straight undefeated run through the Collegiate Rugby Championship with a 24-21 victory over Kutztown University to become back-to-back 7s national champions Sunday at PPL Park. The Golden Bears […]

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: England: Hardest Hits

Check out the crazy fans and hard hitting tackles, hits and rag downs from final tournament of the season.

2014 Rugby Sevens World Series: Scotland: Hardest Hits

Check out the crazy fans and hard hitting tackles, hits and rag downs from 8th tournament of the season.

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.

 
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