There are lots of good reasons to join the military—patriotism, sense of public duty, chicks digging guys in uniform....The list goes on. One anonymous new recruit came up with a new one recently; in a handwritten note to his drill instructor, he detailed how he joined the army so his life could be more like Lord of the Rings and Dungeons and Dragons.
Every year there is a guy or two who goes from unknown to first day NFL pick based on an impressive performance at the NFL Combine. Likewise, there are always a few big name players who see their draft stock slide after a sub-par showing.
With the 2013 NFL Combine wrapping up yesterday, here are some players whose draft status changed significantly.
When they’re not busy eating one another, the North Koreans have a real fondness for creating trippy self-promotion videos; it's kind of their thing. They may have outdone themselves with this new one, though, which features a man peacefully dreaming about launching a rocket attack on New York City—complete with graphics straight from 'Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3.'
While there’s something to be said for the iconic squeak of sneakers on an old, varnished wood gym floor, we might be willing to pass on tradition if we had a high-tech floor like this one. It looks like something out of Tron, and we're into it.
In early September, Notre Dame linebacker and Heisman Trophy candidate Manti Te’o—just days after learning of the death of his girlfriend—led the Fighting Irish to an emotional upset of then-#10 Michigan State. However, in one of the most bizarre twists we’ve seen in college football, it now appears that the whole story about a dying girlfriend was a hoax.
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