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  1. Action sports stars rally to save endangered dolphins

    Keith Hamm

    Action sports stars rally to save endangered dolphins.

    Blog | Conversation | April 10, 2012
  2. New Zealand farmers pitch sheep shearing as Olympic sport

    Associated Press

    WELLINGTON , New Zealand -- A New Zealand farm lobby group says sheep shearing has the potential to become an Olympic demonstration sport. Just don't count on seeing it at London next summer or Rio in 2016. The "time has come to elevate shearing's s...

    Blog | Conversation | January 17, 2012
  3. Saturday's Web video of the day

    Patrick Dorsey

    If you haven't yet caught this amazing cricket catch by Bevan Small in New Zealand, it's about time you did. It's already the stuff of legend -- and that legend won't be diminishing anytime soon. (Thanks to our friend Stephen Gray for shipping this o...

    Blog | Conversation | January 14, 2012
  4. Kenny Mayne is America's sports ambassador to the world

    Dave Wilson

    Kenny Mayne is America's ambassador to the world. "I feel like I am," Mayne confirmed. "Self-appointed." As part of his series, "Kenny Mayne's Wider World of Sports," Mayne has visited England, Brazil, New Zealand, South Africa and in this...

    Blog | Conversation | November 09, 2011
  5. Kenny Mayne decides to bungy jump in New Zealand


    ESPN's Kenny Mayne goes bungy jumping in New Zealand in his "Wider World of Sports". To see more about his travels, check out our site....

    Blog | Conversation | October 26, 2011
  6. Saturday's Web video of the day

    Patrick Dorsey

    We've seen New Zealand perform the Haka. Dwight Howard, too. Now, with the Rugby World Cup final coming up, we bring you the classic scene (courtesy of Barrett Blackburn) in which Texas' Trinity High School football does the dance. Have you seen a c...

    Blog | Conversation | October 22, 2011
  7. Friday's Web video of the day

    Patrick Dorsey

    Most of us here in the States don't remember this legendary rugby play from New Zealand's 1987 World Cup. But we are into highlights -- especially when Legos are involved. Have you seen a cool sports-related video that deserves to go viral? Email li...

    Blog | Conversation | October 21, 2011
  8. Thursday's Web video of the day

    Patrick Dorsey

    John Wall has the Dougie. Dwight Howard? He learned that famous Haka from New Zealand's rugby team this summer. And hey, he might just have some time to perfect it before the NBA lockout is lifted ... Have you seen a cool sports-related video that...

    Blog | Conversation | October 20, 2011
  9. Monday's Web video of the day

    Patrick Dorsey

    In rugby, New Zealand is known not just for winning, but for its distinctive (and often-viral) Haka dance. And this is what it'll be like in the stadium Sunday, when the All Blacks face France with the World Cup on the line. Have you seen a cool spo...

    Blog | Conversation | October 17, 2011
  10. Like New Zealand, no abstaining from 'Sunday Brunch'

    Jerry Greene

    New Zealand had a bad idea when it suggested players stop having sex.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2011
  11. Like New Zealand rugby, you can't abstain from 'Brunch'

    Jerry Greene

    Stop me if you heard this one. When a young couple got married, they sought the blessing of the bride's extremely strict (and rich) grandmother. However, she said that even though they were married, they had to prove themselves to her by abstaining f...

    Blog | Conversation | August 21, 2011
  12. Former Indy 500 champ Scott Dixon wants pancakes

    Lynn Hoppes

    Scott Dixon won the Indianapolis 500 in 2008 and had the fastest practice on Friday, so he can take a little ribbing now and then. So check out this video that a TV station in his home country of New Zealand put together to show that Dixon's rise to...

    Blog | Conversation | May 28, 2011
  13. New Zealand race has cycling, beers and a tattoo

    Robert Tighe

    The winner of the race received a tattoo.

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2010
  14. New Zealand race has cycling, beers and tattoo

    Robert Tighe

    ROTORUA, New Zealand -- If the riders didn't already know what they were getting themselves into at the 2010 Singlespeed World Championships, the pre-race briefing by race director Dean Watson -- who was dressed as Papa Smurf -- was a dead giveaway t...

    Blog | Conversation | October 30, 2010
  15. 'Red' star Karl Urban passionate about rugby

    Alex Prewitt

    Karl Urban's work has taken him across the world, from the hills of New Zealand to the streets of New Orleans and beyond. But no matter where the 38-year-old actor's trailer resides, or whatever sport serves as motivation for his current character, h...

    Blog | Conversation | October 07, 2010
  16. Fans go crazy for cricket matches in Florida

    Amar Shah

    Fans go crazy for cricket matches in Florida

    Blog | Conversation | May 23, 2010