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Greece Is On The Verge Of Being The First Country To Have Its Kneecaps Broken

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On today's episode of 'The Desk,' we take a look at what Greece's financial crisis means for people in America.

Giannis Antetokounmpo

Watch The ‘Greek Freak’ And His Brother Thrill Their Hometown Fans In This Greek Pickup Game

Giannis and Thanasis Antetokounmpo visit Sepolia for a pickup game to the delight of young fans.

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Giannis Antetokounmpo Euro-Step Dunk & Steal For The Coast-To-Coast Slam

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Milwaukee's growing wing, Giannis Antetokounmpo, is playing for his native Greece in the 2014 FIBA World Cup this summer in Spain.

#Seinfeld

And What’s The Deal With Jerry Seinfeld’s First Selfie?

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Jerry Seinfeld and his wife, Jessica, are on vacation in Greece, and she shared his first ever selfie on Instagram.

SOCCER FANS ARE INSANE

A Greek Cup Match Was Delayed By A Stadium Full Of Fans With Flares And Now We’re Just Playing In Hell

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We've seen soccer stadiums on fire and matches interrupted by thrown flares, but never an entire stadium of fans with flares on fire.

#APPLE

This App Kills ‘Vertical Video Syndrome’ So You Can Stop Punching Strangers

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Someone has finally come up with a solution for the dreaded Vertical Video Syndrome (people holding their camera the wrong way).

WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS

Here’s Your Hilarious Soccer Own Goal Of The Week, Courtesy Of Greece

In yesterday's draw against Romania, Greece’s Vasilis Torosidis provided all of Romania's offense with this somewhat impressive own goal.

#COMMERCIALS

WATCH: Greek commercial uses Django Unchained to sell school supplies for kids

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It's a shame we haven't had any Django Unchained tie-in commercials here in the oh-so-sensitive United States of Puritan Wieners, but luckily Greece is picking up the slack with this new commercial for Jumbo, a chain store that reimagines itself as a Django-style hero, freeing parents from the bondage of high pencil prices.

PORN

A Greek Television Station Accidentally Aired Softcore Porn During A News Broadcast

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A Greek television station accidentally aired footage from a softcore porn film in the background of their news broadcast.

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Incredible Video: The Secret 6-10 Point Guard Drawing NBA GMs to Greece

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Elite basketball players are physically evolving faster than any creature to ever walk the earth.

TRICK SHOTS

Off The Post, Off The Post, Off The Other Post, Off A Fourth Post, Nothing But Net

In what could very well end up being a commercial for Verizon (our calls always get through), here's a guy trying to kick a soccer goal, bricks it off the post and ends up hitting FOUR goal posts in total.

#video

Video: Puerto Rico Makes The Shot, Just Misses The Buzzer From Deep

There's room for just three teams left in the London 2012 Olympics, and the spots are being decided at the World Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Venezuela this week (the final is Sunday).

SOUTH AFRICA

The Coolest Israeli-Canadian Hockey Goal You’ll See Today

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If there's one thing we don't cover enough on this blog, it's the International Ice Hockey Federation Division III Championships.

#TRAILERS

Greece produces slick, wannabe Hollywood blockbuster

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This is the trailer for Dogtooth, a film from Greece opening June 25th in New York City.

#NEW YORK KNICKS

Five Million Reasons Why Nate Robinson Should Learn To Like Souvlaki

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While you may have heard yesterday that Olympiakos – the same team that lured Josh Childress over to Greece – is interested in Knicks point guard Nate Robinson, apparently the Greek team is willing to give Nate up to five million reasons why he should learn to like souvlaki.

Olympiakos

Josh Childress Headed Back To Greece

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After testing the free agent waters like a college player trying to assess his draft stock, it appears Josh Childress is happier making euros than dollars.

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Josh Childress involved in on-court riot in Greece

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In his three-year run at Stanford, Josh Childress never made it past the second round of the NCAA Tournament.


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