This is a video of Team Canada's star John Tavares scoring an incredible puck-juggling goal during the World Juniors tournament. YahooSports writer Greg Wyshynski has described it as, "one of the highlight goals of the season, on any level."
What do you think--is it one of the best goals you've seen scored on any level?
Last week, brothers Davis and Hanks Massey, aged 9 and 11, respectively, pulled off a feat that borders on the unimaginable for golfers of all ages: They both hit holes-in-one in succession at the Par-3 third at TPC Sawgrass.
The odds of two players in the same group making a hole-in-one have been estimated at 17 million-to-1 by Francis Scheid, a retired Boston University math professor who was commissioned by Golf Digest to calculate hole-in-one odds under various scenarios.
Derek Redmond is a retired English athlete who, as a 400 metres and 4 x 400 metres runner, won gold medals at the European, Commonwealth, and World Championships.
However, he might best be known for the disappointment he suffered at the 1992 Summer Olympics in the 400m race.
He posted the fastest time of the first round, and won his quarter-final. In the semi-final, Redmond started well, but 175m from the finish, his hamstring tore. Redmond immediately fell to the ground, but soon began to hobble along the track. He was then joined on the track by his father, Jim Redmond, who had supported Derek for his whole career. Shortly before the line, Jim let go of his son, and he completed the race, with a standing ovation from the crowd of 65,000.
I was glued to the television during the Barcelona Olympics as a little girl and remember this happening. I will never, ever forget it:
I this this was a year or two ago. Impressive that he was able to have the presence of mind to try and get a foot on the ball--but to be able to find the ball, field it and turn to make a quick throw in time to get the runner is remarkable!
I want to take a moment to display the highlights of one of the greatest single-elimination tournaments of all time. Thats right, here is One Shining Moment, where you can see the best of three weeks and 64 games worth of college basketball's March Madness:
A teenager in Utah is one of the stars of his basketball team and he lost the use of his right arm in an accident when he was a young boy. He now plays basketball and baseball--and plays both sports very well. Check him out:
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