Shaquille O’Neal, ‘Get Out’ Star Lil Rel Howery Joining Kyrie Irving in ‘Uncle Drew’ (Exclusive)

June 22nd, 2017 Movies, Sports


The Lionsgate film about geriatric basketball players is based on Kyrie Irving’s Pepsi commercials.

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Why You’ll Never Run a Sub 2 Hour Marathon—But the Pros Might

May 3rd, 2017 Science, Sports
Why You’ll Never Run a Sub 2 Hour Marathon—But the Pros Might

To fully appreciate what it will take to complete a two-hour marathon, you really have to try running one yourself. The post Why You’ll Never Run a Sub 2 Hour Marathon—But the Pros Might appeared first on WIRED.

Swing Things: 7 Tech Tools to Improve Your Golf Game

April 3rd, 2017 Sports, Technology
Swing Things: 7 Tech Tools to Improve Your Golf Game

You don’t have to play in the Masters to take advantage of souped up golf clubs, Bluetooth swing analysis, and hyper-realistic golf simulators. The post Swing Things: 7 Tech Tools to Improve Your Golf Game appeared first on WIRED.

Intel’s Got a Plan to Dominate VR. First Stop? March Madness

March 29th, 2017 Sports, Technology
Intel’s Got a Plan to Dominate VR. First Stop? March Madness

The Final Four plays out in Arizona this weekend, but you can watch it in VR. The post Intel’s Got a Plan to Dominate VR. First Stop? March Madness appeared first on WIRED.

Why Instagram Is Suddenly the Place for Sports Highlights

March 16th, 2017 Sports, Technology
Why Instagram Is Suddenly the Place for Sports Highlights

Meet Omar Raja, the 22-year-old who runs House of Highlights. The post Why Instagram Is Suddenly the Place for Sports Highlights appeared first on WIRED.

Puddle Jumpers: We Put 4 Waterproof Running Shoes to the Test

March 13th, 2017 Sports, Technology
Puddle Jumpers: We Put 4 Waterproof Running Shoes to the Test

We tested several pairs—trail shoes, street shoes, even a running boot—and four made the final cut. The post Puddle Jumpers: We Put 4 Waterproof Running Shoes to the Test appeared first on WIRED.

Review: Zepp Baseball

March 9th, 2017 Product Reviews, Sports, Technology
Review: Zepp Baseball

We tested Zepp’s swing-analyzing gadget on a Little League team. The post Review: Zepp Baseball appeared first on WIRED.

The Secret to Running a Faster Marathon? Slow Down

February 8th, 2017 Science, Sports
The Secret to Running a Faster Marathon? Slow Down

The counterintuitive secret to your best marathon yet… The post The Secret to Running a Faster Marathon? Slow Down appeared first on WIRED.

A Blackjack Superstar Explains the Odds of the Historic Patriots Win

February 6th, 2017 Science, Sports
A Blackjack Superstar Explains the Odds of the Historic Patriots Win

Computers can do all the hard work for football coaches, coming up with basic strategies that almost always work. But sometimes emotion gets in the way. The post A Blackjack Superstar Explains the Odds of the Historic Patriots Win appeared first on WIRED.

What Time Is the Super Bowl On

February 4th, 2017 Sports, Technology
What Time Is the Super Bowl On

Super Bowl weekend is upon us. This week, the crew tackles the topic of sports on TV, on the internet, and in person. The post What Time Is the Super Bowl On appeared first on WIRED.

Become Your Very Own Coach With These 5 Athletic Gadgets

January 23rd, 2017 Product Reviews, Sports, Technology
Become Your Very Own Coach With These 5 Athletic Gadgets

Athletes can employ a variety of wearable body sensors to get useful coaching advice. The post Become Your Very Own Coach With These 5 Athletic Gadgets appeared first on WIRED.

Did LeBron James Flop? Here’s What Physics Says

January 17th, 2017 Science, Sports
Did LeBron James Flop? Here’s What Physics Says

In a recent game, it appears that Draymond hit LeBron. But did LeBron flop? Here is a physics analysis. The post Did LeBron James Flop? Here’s What Physics Says appeared first on WIRED.

Think Exercise Is Hard? Try Training Like a Nike Super-Athlete

January 12th, 2017 Science, Sports
Think Exercise Is Hard? Try Training Like a Nike Super-Athlete

Our writer is using the same training regime, apparel, and expertise as three elite Nike athletes. The post Think Exercise Is Hard? Try Training Like a Nike Super-Athlete appeared first on WIRED.

Inside Nike’s Quest for the Impossible: a Two-Hour Marathon

December 12th, 2016 Science, Sports
Inside Nike’s Quest for the Impossible: a Two-Hour Marathon

The first in a series of stories behind the scenes of the shoe company’s plan to beat a long-unbreakable record. The post Inside Nike’s Quest for the Impossible: a Two-Hour Marathon appeared first on WIRED.

The NFL’s New VR Highlights Take Football to a Whole New Level

December 11th, 2016 Sports, Technology
The NFL’s New VR Highlights Take Football to a Whole New Level

Eight camera rigs with two eyeballs each. Crazy 3-D mapping. A unique production truck. Meet the future of live VR. The post The NFL’s New VR Highlights Take Football to a Whole New Level appeared first on WIRED.

Go Behind the Scenes of the NBA’s In-Your-Face VR Broadcast

November 2nd, 2016 Sports, Technology
Go Behind the Scenes of the NBA’s In-Your-Face VR Broadcast

The league will broadcast one game every Tuesday through the NextVR app on Samsung Gear VR. We caught the first game last week in Sacramento. The post Go Behind the Scenes of the NBA’s In-Your-Face VR Broadcast appeared first on WIRED.

Review: Jaybird X3

October 27th, 2016 Product Reviews, Sports, Technology
Review: Jaybird X3

If you like to jam out while you sweat, you’ll want some headphones that can take the abuse. The post Review: Jaybird X3 appeared first on WIRED.

Apps Are Bringing Fans Closer to the NFL Than Ever Before

October 22nd, 2016 Sports, Technology
Apps Are Bringing Fans Closer to the NFL Than Ever Before

They used to just be able to order nachos. Now, gameday apps are poised to do much more. The post Apps Are Bringing Fans Closer to the NFL Than Ever Before appeared first on WIRED.

This Carbon Fiber Paralympics Bike Is a $10,000 Ride

September 15th, 2016 Sports, Technology
This Carbon Fiber Paralympics Bike Is a $10,000 Ride

Carbon-fiber handcycles are the rides of choice at the 2016 Paralympics in Rio, and they’re completely different beasts than your average bike. The post This Carbon Fiber Paralympics Bike Is a $10,000 Ride appeared first on WIRED.

How Team USA Wheelchair Rugby Uses Video to Hack Murderball

September 14th, 2016 Sports, Technology
How Team USA Wheelchair Rugby Uses Video to Hack Murderball

When Team USA takes the court in wheelchair rugby today, they’ve got super-smart software on their side. The post How Team USA Wheelchair Rugby Uses Video to Hack Murderball appeared first on WIRED.