New York Mets rookie Steven Matz impressed on Sunday with his left hand, tossing 7.2 innings while striking out six in his first MLB start.

It turns out the 24-year-old isn't bad with his right hand, either. But unlike fellow rookie hurler Pat Venditte, Matz can't pitch with both hands. Instead, he uses his left hand to pitch and his right hand to spin.

As demonstrated in several Vine videos, Matz is quite talented at spinning objects on his finger. He can do basketballs, iPads, enormous pillows and even pots. Check it out:

Matz can even toss the pillow to another person, in this case fellow Mets hurler Jacob deGrom.

The multi-talented Matz isn't a bad hitter, as he went 3-for-3 from the plate in his debut.

It will be interesting to see how Matz balances the weight of expectations, because his stellar debut has many Mets fans hopeful. Matz along with deGrom, Matt Harvey and Noah Syndergaard form one of the best young pitching rotations in MLB.

Kevin Durant was in Los Angeles to promote the release of his new signature sneaker, the KD8, and before leaving town, he took on some local youngsters in an arcade basketball game.

He played to win.

Here's footage, via Jacques Slade, of Durant's crushing one kid at the Dave & Buster's in Culver City:


Tigers ace David Price reacted on Twitter after seeing the video:


But if you're in the mood to see a youth player getting the better of an NBA All-Star, there's always DeMarcus Cousins.

Ask any trainer, and they'll all tell you the same thing: Good form is the key, regardless of what exercise you're doing. It's never too early to learn this lesson as shown in this video of Storm Holmberg, the son of 2010 CrossFit Games champion Graham Holmberg. Storm is 20 months old, and his technique in the Olympic lift and snatch is quite remarkable.

The 2016 version of Pro Evolution Soccer was recently unveiled at the E3 Expo in Los Angeles, and its production team added a number of key upgrades to improve the game's experience. At the top of that list is an enhanced graphics engine, which lends a lifelike quality to players' faces and the game itself. But smaller wrinkles bring the video game closer than ever to simulating real-life soccer: Better defensive gameplay has been developed, and improved weather recreations are more accurate to how those forces impact the game.

Also new to PES Soccer 2016: Selfies. ThePostGame got a sneak peak into all the new improvements packaged in this year's edition of the game.

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DeMarcus Cousins has multiple talents, and the ability to laugh at himself is clearly one of them.

During a session of his DMC Elite Skills Basketball Camp at Sacramento, Cousins was challenged to a game of one-on-one by a youngster identified in a YouTube video as Elijah.

For the winning point, Elijah pulls a razzle-dazzle move to fool Cousins, and it works. The kid gets past the 6-11 NBA All-Star for a lay-up.

To Cousins' credit, he posted the video of Elijah's schooling him to his Twitter account:


If you watch the whole video below, you will see that Elijah should have won the game earlier. The winner was the first to score three, but apparently Cousins, who was wearing sandals, was allowed to goaltend without consequence:

One particular skill that made Magic Johnson and Larry Bird such dynamic players was their vision. They saw things on the court that others could not. This special feel and understanding of the game resulted in a brand of ball that was crowd-pleasing and effective.

Which brings us to this sensational pass from a 10-year-old.

Noah Baum of Brooklyn shows the flair of Magic, Bird and Pistol Pete on the fast break. Watch this look-away pass to his Basketball Stars of New York teammate during an AAU game in New Jersey this past weekend.

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This is something you don't see every day: A pitch that sails a little too high, then hits three different people before it hits the ground.

That's what Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Erasmo Ramirez managed to pull off Monday night. His 91-mph pitch glanced off the hand of Washington Nationals batter Yunel Escober, then kept going and hits Rays catcher René Rivera in the helmet.

The ball then ricocheted off Rivera's helmet and into the faceguard of Jim Reynolds, the home plate umpire.

Everyone looked a little rattled, but Escobar definitely got the brunt of the damage. Rivera and Reynolds can thank him for taking some of the heat off that pitch.

Summer camp season has gotten off to a strong start thanks to one young boy's nasty crossover of his helpless opponent.

In a video posted by Twitter user @TJ_Downing14, the user's younger brother can be seen squaring up his Kevin Durant jersey-wearing opponent and then blowing by him with a great move.

Unfortunately he misses the layup, but the move still deserves a round of applause.


This kid's smooth moves may not be the best we've seen on a basketball court the past week, but they're impressive nevertheless.

In 2013, the Australian-based trick-shot group known as How Ridiculous made a basket from 321 feet off the ground. It broke the world record for highest shot (which How Ridiculous already held) by nearly 100 feet.

Now the group has pushed the limit to 415 feet.

The guys went to Gordon Dam in Tasmania, Australia, for their latest exploit, which was captured from multiple angles:

Yao Ming has been a leading activist in trying to ban shark fin soup, but the campaign needs more voices if it's going to be successful. The latest effort to raise awareness is a documentary film called Extinction Soup, which is being released Monday as part of the World Ocean's Day celebration. The film goes into detail about how the mass slaughter of sharks threatens the balance of life in the ocean's ecosystem. Those disruptions have a ripple effect on humans, which is part of the message: If you don't want to do it for the sharks, do it for yourself.

Check out the trailer, followed by a PSA:

The film is available on VOD outlets such as iTunes, and it is scheduled to be televised on the Fusion Network.

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