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So, this NHL ’94 chair mat is just about the coolest thing ever, right? What better way to let people know that you’re both into sports and a vidiot. They’re not available yet, but it sounds like they could be in the not-too-distant future. Check out DavesGeekyIdeas.com to stay up on the news.

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A rare crossover post with theScore’s blog “The Basketball Jones.” Check out the LA Kings mascot beating Dwight Howard of the Lakers in a shooting competition. Mad swag, yo.

Ah, so you miss hockey, do ya? You’ve come to the right place.

It’s hockey season on the other side of the globe right now. The AIHL, or Australian Ice Hockey League (yes, the “I” is necessary) is under way, and the Melbourne Ice are pursuing their third straight league championship.

Inspired by 24/7, they decided to document the progress of the team throughout the season, and honestly, I’m hooked.

Three episodes are out (all about five minutes long), and there’s three to go.

This is a League where players don’t get paid to play, but ho-ly, do they ever care a lot. It makes for some compelling footage, and the hockey actually looks decent. The icing on the cake comes from cameos by Doug Wilsons Sr. and Jr., and of course, all the glorious Aussie accents. Read the rest of this entry »