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Ah, pro sports. Where brawny men plow over each other to run a ball to the other end of the court/field/arena, and then do a dance and/or smack each other on the butt in approval in between timeouts and beer commercials. Is there really any room for softie yoga? Yep. Denver Nuggets Head Coach George Karl thinks so, so much that he’s invested in a Denver based yoga business.

At 61, Coach Karl, a two-time cancer survivor, is over any wussie stigma bullshit, and is ready to find the balance in his life. He’s backing a new studio in the Denver Tech Center called ONE Yoga which offers classes focusing on yoga therapy, with some especially just for cancer patients.
At 61, Coach Karl, a two-time cancer survivor, is over any wussie stigma bullshit, and is ready to find the balance in his life. He’s backing a new studio in the Denver Tech Center called ONE Yoga which offers classes focusing on yoga therapy, with some especially just for cancer patients.

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Twitter is playing an exciting role in this year’s Olympics, and the US basketball team is taking full advantage of the social media platform.

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The heat is on! And that concludes our corny puns for the Miami Heat basketball team playing in the NBA finals this year, of which there are two clear superstars, LeBron James and Dwyane Wade, who are apparently both yogis!

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“We probably should be in a beginner’s class, but we decided to give it a try. I’ve noticed a big difference since I began doing it this summer. It helps with flexibility, quickness and durability.” B-baller and 2010 Ivy League player of the year, Ryan Wittman says after taking a yoga class at NYC’s 92nd [...]

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“Probably a lot more yoga, a lot more golf. If there’s a long lockout, this will probably give a kind of preseason type retirement situation, if you look at it that way too. Those are maybe some of the things, maybe play tennis, but pretty much just work out and get ready for the season.” [...]

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In Yogi Quotes: ” When’s bedtime? Midnight. Sometimes I’ll stay up later if I don’t have anything to do in the morning. I’ll stay up and do yoga, right in bed. “ Harlem native, basketball Hall of Famer, NBA Championship winner turned Knicks broadcaster, Walt “Clyde” Frazier, at 65, loves him some yoga. In bed. [...]

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Hear ye! Hear ye! It’s basketball and yoga! Together at last, like PowerBars and Gatorade. And churning out headlines like: NBA players love yoga without growing ponytails. Thanks YAHOO! Sports! – extra exclamation ours. Turns out yoga is becoming more acceptable for regular dudes, but it’s still helpful to keep the fluff talk and granola-munchers [...]

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What is that kooky yoda, yogurt crap anyway? Isn’t that for hippies and girls? Thank goodness Kent Katich is here to dispel such myths! Yoga guru to the NBA and baby daddy to Marie Constance (George Lopez Show), Kent Katich is taking yoga to the hoops. And don’t worry dudes, the b-ballers have NOT turned [...]

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NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has just gone public that he has cancer. Abdul-Jabbar, now 62, has revealed that he was diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukiemia in December 2008. We yogadorks know him not only as a basketball star but as an early sports celebriyogi and one of Bikram’s prime spotlight students. Normally a very private [...]

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