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  1. Athletes show Mega Millions mania on Twitter

    Bradley Gelber

    In case you missed it, Mega Millions tickets are all the rage right now. The jackpot has reached a world-record $640 million, and the figure could go even higher before the 11 p.m. EST drawing. If you've sprung a few dollars on it, you certainly aren...

    Blog | Conversation | March 30, 2012
  2. ESPN Sport Science analyzes the math behind former Cal QB Joe Ayo...

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    ESPN Sport Science breaks down the mathematics behind the paper airplane world distance record set by former Cal quarterback Joe Ayoob. • Click here to read Page 2's interview with Ayoob and plane designer John Collins...

    Blog | Conversation | March 02, 2012
  3. Former Cal quarterback Joe Ayoob sets world record for longest th...

    Thomas Neumann

    Former Cal quarterback Joe Ayoob sets paper airplane distance record.

    Story | Conversation | February 29, 2012
  4. Former Cal quarterback Joe Ayoob sets world record for longest th...

    Thomas Neumann

    Joe Ayoob has enjoyed an athletic career most of us would envy. He played quarterback for two seasons at Cal, succeeding Aaron Rodgers and competing alongside future NFL stars DeSean Jackson and Marshawn Lynch. Prior to that, he went 23-1 as a start...

    Blog | Conversation | February 28, 2012
  5. Russian hockey player sets record for hardest slap shot

    Patrick Dorsey

    The Cold War? Long over. The hockey war? Still going, and the Russians just launched the latest attack when KHL player Aleksandr Ryazantsev set the world record for hardest slap shot (114.127 mph). Can the Americans answer? We'll see at this weekend'...

    Blog | Conversation | January 25, 2012
  6. Levi LaVallee, Robbie Maddison both break records

    Megan Michelson

    Red Bull: "New Year. No Limits" Levi LaVallee and Robbie Maddison's New Year's jump in photos. Gallery Levi LaVallee broke his own world record for distance jumped on a snowmobile by launching 412 feet at the "2011 Red Bull: New Year. No Limi...

    Blog | Conversation | January 01, 2012
  7. Robbie Maddison, Levi LaVallee ready to set world records

    Lynn Hoppes

    Robbie Maddison, Levi LaVallee ready to set world records.

    Blog | Conversation | December 29, 2011
  8. British snowboarder sets longest rail world record

    Colin Bane

    Kids stuck snowboarding at indoor facilities like the Sno!Zone in Milton Keynes, England do the damndest things, as evidenced by Calum Paton's official new Guinness World Record: On December 2 the British snowboarder 50-50'd his way into the record b...

    Blog | Conversation | December 28, 2011
  9. Reebok CrossFit makes some world-record street art

    Patrick Dorsey

    What happens when you mix CrossFit athletes with paint? (And no, we don't mean in an actual hardware-store mixer). With artists 3D Joe & Max at the helm, it made for the Guinness World Record for largest piece of 3D street art. It's even got a spor...

    Blog | Conversation | November 23, 2011
  10. Website lets anyone become a world-record holder

    Laura Lane

    World records are set every day. Sure, there are the well-known ones in sports: Most career wins by a quarterback in the regular season (Brett Favre, 186), most points scored in a season (LaDainian Tomlinson, 186 in 2006). There also are the sligh...

    Blog | Conversation | November 14, 2011
  11. Check out this header that might be a world record

    Patrick Dorsey

    Soccer 101: Scoring a goal with your head = normal. Scoring a goal with your head from about 190 feet away? Yeah, that's pretty ridiculous. And, reportedly, a world record....

    Blog | Conversation | November 03, 2011
  12. Sept. 24, 1988: Jackie Joyner-Kersee sets the heptathlon world re...

    ESPN

    Sept. 24, 1988: Jackie Joyner-Kersee sets the heptathlon world record with 7,291 points....

    Blog | Conversation | September 24, 2011
  13. Jeff Vyain wins New York skateboard marathon

    Ken Derry

    Skateboarding meets marathoning at Governors Island in New York City.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2011
  14. Jimmy Rollins doesn't break Babe Ruth's homer mark

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    Babe Ruth's mark is safe. Philadelphia Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins didn't break the Guinness Book of World Record mark of "longest batted ball" by Ruth's 575 feet in 1921. Rollins, using a composite bat made with fiberglass and other materials...

    Blog | Conversation | June 27, 2011
  15. For Guinness World Record adjudicator Mike Janela, the ridiculous...

    Jeff Arnold

    The rough life of a Guinness adjudicator

    Story | Conversation | January 18, 2011
  16. For Guinness World Record adjudicator Mike Janela, the ridiculous...

    Jeff Arnold

    Mike Janela is sitting in a basketball gym in Manhattan counting free throws. He's got whiplash from moving his head side-to-side, like a dysfunctional bobblehead doll, charting the flight of the ball from Perry Dissmore's hand to the rim 15 feet aw...

    Blog | Conversation | January 18, 2011