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October 31, 2008 7:48 AM   Subscribe

Former Redskins linebacker Ken Harvey wants to bring sports to space. He calls it Space Sportilization
posted by martinX's bellbottoms (15 comments total) 1 user marked this as a favorite

 
It'll probably never happen, but goddamn that brings a smile to my face for some reason.
posted by cimbrog at 7:55 AM on October 31, 2008


" The game would be called Float Ball. It would combine elements of basketball, football and the Lionel Richie video for “Dancing on the Ceiling” into a sort of free-for-all, compelling weightless players to bounce off walls, obstacles and one another while herding weightless balls of various colors to either end of the playing space, which would be placed inside the cabin of a zero-gravity plane or, possibly, on the moon."

*mobile rings* I can't talk now! I'm in a Lionel Richie video! On the moon!
posted by jaduncan at 8:05 AM on October 31, 2008


Space Sportilization is the dumbest word ever coined, but if the end result is Float Ball, I'm all for it!
posted by diogenes at 8:13 AM on October 31, 2008


You get a bonus point for slamming your opponent through the hoop!
posted by diogenes at 8:16 AM on October 31, 2008


I'd play this.
posted by creasy boy at 8:20 AM on October 31, 2008


I choose to call it Space Sportilization!
- "Ken Harvey", née Homer Simpson.
posted by krilli at 8:21 AM on October 31, 2008 [1 favorite]


Float Ball?

Pfft. It should be Floatilization Ballization!
posted by aramaic at 8:27 AM on October 31, 2008


In honor of Lionel Ritchie, I want to see Lebron James preparing to play float ball, put Jheri Curl activator on his hands and slap them up together watching the blobs of juice drift off above his head.
posted by cashman at 8:31 AM on October 31, 2008


Can they make it something like polo? The sooner we get the polo crowd to the moon the better.
posted by kuujjuarapik at 8:32 AM on October 31, 2008


I'm developing a sport based on the video for Lionel Richie's "Hello". I'm calling it Blind Sculpturization.
posted by Horace Rumpole at 8:46 AM on October 31, 2008 [1 favorite]


Tight Ender's Game?
posted by not_on_display at 8:56 AM on October 31, 2008


I'm still waiting for rollerball
posted by Jakey at 8:57 AM on October 31, 2008


The enemy's gate is down.
posted by niles at 12:35 PM on October 31, 2008


Jocks in space.
posted by humannaire at 8:26 PM on October 31, 2008


Anyone remember Mutant League Football for sega genesis? classic game. They recently re-released it for psp.


I'm still waiting for rollerball

Yeah, I just hope it's the Norman Jewison version with James Caan and not the remake with LL Cool Jay(sp?)
posted by rabbit at 2:08 PM on November 1, 2008


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