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READING THE COVERAGE: The staff at viral video sensation Bad Lip Reading turns their attention away from movies and the political theater to have some fun with NFL footage.
GETTING THE SHAKES: The “Harlem Shake” phenomenon takes over the sports world in the spring, including this version by the Univ. of Kansas basketball team.
LOOK WHO'S TALKING: Google and adidas unveils the Bluetooth-connected “Talking Shoe" at SXSW in March as part of Internet company’s “Art, Copy & Code" initiative.
KNOWING YOUR CRAFT: Oakley and golfer Bubba Watson teamed up to develop a way to improve the traditional golf cart concept.
A LITTLE BIRDIE TOLD ME: Social media allows pro athletes and celebrities to have a closer connection to their fans, but sometimes the connection can be a little too close as illustrated by these NBA players and on-air personalities reading mean tweets directed at them on ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live."
WE TALKIN' ABOUT PLAYOFFS? College Football Playoff Exec Dir Bill Hancock discusses the sport's new postseason format that begins next year with the ACC Digital Network's Jeff Fischel.
EAGLE EYE: The Auburn athletic department offers behind-the-scenes interviews with football players as they prepared to board a private flight bound for the SEC Media Days. The interviewees included CB Chris Davis, who would play an integral role in helping Auburn land in the title game.
PLEASE ALLOW ME TO INTRODUCE MYSELF: Comedy Central sketch show "Key & Peele" promotes its third season with a new installment of its popular sketch lampooning football players’ in-game intros at the East/West Collegiate Bowl.
OUT-FOXED: The Mavericks’ YouTube channel had a busy offseason producing entertaining videos, but none tops their parody of Ylvis' "The Fox."
VOTER TURNOUT: The Warriors release this video as part of their "Dub The Vote" to encourage fans to vote their players into the NBA All-Star Game. But instead of having the players appear in the video, the team finds child actors that bear a resemblance to the players they are promoting.