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Documenting the Recovery of Charlie Davies

Charlie Davies: How They Get Dressed from Chris Floyd on Vimeo.

In October 2009, American soccer star Charlie Davies suffered horrific injuries after being involved in a car accident that killed one young woman. The forward fought back, hoping to make the United States World Cup team. Although he missed out on traveling to South Africa, it was still a remarkable turnaround.

ESPN The Magazine detailed Davies’ impressive recovery in its “Body” Issue. Photographer Chris Floyd who shot the piece posted a video called “How They Get Dressed: Charlie Davies” on his site.

It’s a couple months old, but it’s pretty amazing. And you know what, it’s Friday afternoon. Enjoy.

(H/t The Original Winger)

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NHL Winter Classic Moved To 8 p.m. ET

The National Hockey League announced on Friday afternoon that the 2011 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic will move from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m ET on Saturday night.

The decision to move the game back was based on the latest meteorological reports, which show an approaching front of potentially steady rain expected to fall through the afternoon and taper off by early evening.

As a result of the rain, there are a number of weather-related game procedure contingencies for the 2011 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic. Read more