Obscure Sports Weekly: SlamBall

Most sports require a mixture of speed and strength to achieve success. Mason Gordon went above and beyond these requirements when he created SlamBall, a form of basketball that incorporates aspects of football and gymnastics. Gordon wanted to take the unrealistic abilities of athletes in video games, such as extreme…

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Obscure Sports Weekly: LARPing

Parks and college campuses have seen an increase in what appears to be medieval duels. In these duels, groups of people dressed as fictional characters gather in a central location. However, the meetings are much more complex than people running around fighting with foam swords; they are actually participating in…

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