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Most of the things in this list make me very happy.

Here are some other things that make me very happy.

Tour de France: Celebrating Pedal Dancing Since 1903

tour de france on versus

Been watching the Tour de France religiously this past week. Figured it was a good year to start considering I missed 7 good ones. Don’t know anybody who watches cycling and didn’t think much of the viewability of the sport, but this stuff is actually really good. Reasons to watch:

  1. overly excited Versus commentators
  2. Contador and Armstrong getting real sassy
  3. great background TV
  4. helmets

Roger Federer: Love Fifteen

Epic people celebrating an epic man in a sweet video. To send an insignificant-by-comparison message to Roger, visit Nike Tennis. Wish this video was brought to my attention before the last post. Also wish I came up with the phrase ‘Love Fifteen’.

Roger Federer: GOAT

Sunday at Wimbledon produced some amazing numbers: 77 aces, 77 games, 30-game fifth set, 37 holds of serve, and at least 49 grand slam singles titles in attendance (Bjorn Borg, Pete Sampras, Rod Laver, John McEnroe, Boris Becker).

After 5-7, 7-6, 7-6, 3-6, 16-14, the world has witnessed the most astounding number: 15 grand slam single titles. Roger Federer is now without a doubt the best to have ever played the game.

And props to Andy Roddick for building a terrifying game around that serve. He is finally a player that I can imagine supporting, and this is officially Roddick’s second coming – just in time for Flushing Meadows.

Confederations Cup

I admit I’m not much of a soccer fan, but as an enthusiast and a lover of America, I am extremely proud of the rainmaking that the US men are conjuring in South Africa. After a 3-0 win over Egypt and a huge upset over #1 ranked Spain, the US is set to face Brazil in the finals this Sunday.

Dinara Safina Could Destroy Me

Dinara Safina Arms at Australian Open

The Steelers may have won the Super Bowl against a worthy foe, but Dinara Safina wins the beastliest photo of the week contest with the above image from the Australian Open website.