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The yoga style may be simplified with its scripted 26 poses, but the story of Bikram is anything but. We told you we were waiting for the Lifetime movie, but before that (inevitably) arrives, we’re entering yoga true crime podcast territory. ESPN just announced they will be launching a five-part series on the Bikram yoga [...]

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Brian Jennings is a 36 year-old football player for the San Francisco 49ers. A 12 year NFL veteran, he’s everything you would expect – big, beefy, a certified yoga instructor…

Ok, maybe he’s not exactly the norm. But no doubt fellow ballers would benefit from listening to his practical beliefs on his practices. In addition to yoga, Jennings also includes massages, chiropractic care, Chinese herbs and acupuncture in what he calls his “wellness lifestyle.”

Jennings says, “I do a lot of things that are considered alternative. It’s probably unusual being in a self-destructive business.”

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So. Hm. What we have here is what we assume are football fans (some out of shape dudes and a couple of ladies) gearing up for the season, more particularly ESPN’s Sunday NFL Countdown, doing oddly inspired poses (Tebow-asana?) led by well-known sportscasters (Mike Ditka, Chris Berman, Cris Carter, Tom Jackson) on their very own astroturf yoga mats on what appears to be a beach on a tropical paradise.

Yep. No idea, but somehow we dig. Eat your heart out, NBA.

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Er, nice stick. Here he is, Mr. pro golfer Camilo Villegas, naked as a birdie! Camilo is one of the cover stars for this year’s ESPN the Magazine’s “Body Issue” where a bunch of athletes dropped trou to bare their assets…cause it’s all the rage, don’t you know! What do you think, yoga pose? We [...]

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And now for your YD sports update! The big story here? YES, there is YOGA in FOOTBALL! And these guys aren’t afraid of pastel mats and farts.  As far as sports go, and really any kind of athletic activity, especially where your body is tossed around like a pinata, it’s not just post-injury rehab, but [...]

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