It's a fairly common practice in pro sports these days to schedule a theme on certain road trips.

Manager Joe Maddon of the Chicago Cubs, for example, has made this his trademark.

Recently, the Nashville Predators dangled a Christmas theme as an objective to spice up the intensity of their three-game western Canada swing.

As if the Preds weren't intense enough already.

Dudes are in the thick of the race for best overall Western Conference record, so every point is precious.

Maybe that's why blueliner Roman Josi suggested a wager. We suggest you click over to The Daily Player and see what helps motivate the pros.

Speaking of high-level competition, go take a look at Fanorama as it presents the natural evolution of beer pong cups:

hexagonal beer pong cups

This is genius! There's absolutely no doubt mankind will be better for it.

Besides the obvious advantage, they'll never, ever be confused with those little red cups that were built for quality adult beverages. And if they are, you know it's time to cut someone off.

Consider that a bonus for an already sweet deal at $29.99.

And that's not even taking the ping pong balls into account. This one's a slam dunk. If you can reach that far.



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