The Month in Sports Dancing: August was filled with training camp dancing
The summer heat did nothing to slow down the stream of sports dancing videos in August, with July’s bounty of Whip and Nae Nae videos spilling over, and a new crop of dances popping up.
August also brought us many NFL and college football players dancing away their training camp concerns, as well as the return of sports dancing’s favorite baby, Torrey Smith’s son T.J.
Anthony Davis takes James Corden to school
Pelicans star Anthony Davis stopped by The Late Late Show with James Corden to talk about NBA2K16 but ended up giving him a lesson in the Nae Nae.
Rich Rodriguez and the Arizona gymnastics team hit the whip
Arizona football coach Rich Rodriguez is a coach who is not afraid to cut loose and have some fun, which is why he joined the school’s gymnastics team for this dance video.
Astros Orbit dances to ‘Single Ladies’
Orbit calls back a dance craze from the recent past by recreating Beyoncé’s “Single Ladies” dance, complete with costume change.
Stephen Curry dances at Lecrae concert
Stephen Curry’s championship summer included a stop at the concert of rapper Lecrae, where he showed off some MVP-level dance moves.
Torrey Smith’s son returns with more dancing
You may recall Torrey Smith’s son from last month’s sports dancing installment when he took on the ubiquitous Whip/Nae Nae combo, but now he is back with more moves set to iHeart Memphis’s “Hit the Quan.”
The Rock gets some gym dancing done
You only need to take one look at Dwayne Johnson to see he spend a lot of time in the gym, but you may not have known that while he is there he doesn’t just pump iron, but also gets his groove on.
Rutgers dances for ice cream
Everyone loves ice cream, even gigantic college football players, and coach Kyle Flood made his team show how much they loved the frozen treat with a dance-off.
Redskins’ Chris Baker belly dancing
Training camp requires a lot of hard work from NFL players, but they still find a way to cut loose, like when Redskins defensive lineman Chris Baker showed off his belly dancing skills during a teammate’s interview.
Redskins Ricky Jean Francois Peanut Butter Jelly Dance
Chris Baker wasn’t the only Washington D-lineman looking to cut a rug during camp, as Ricky Jean Francois showed off his famed “Peanut Butter Jelly Dance.”
Ravens’ Brandon Williams brings the intensity to his dance moves
Ravens legend Ray Rice set a very high bar for dance intensity during his time in the NFL, Brandon Williams is carrying on that legacy with his pre-game moves.
Penn State’s Anthony Zettel is a dangerous dancer
Penn State defensive lineman elevates his sports dancing to the next level by injecting an element of danger when he kicks a water bottle at high speeds towards a teammate’s head.
Russell Wilson Dances with Taylor Swift
Russell Wilson and his girlfriend Ciara joined the summer’s hottest concert tour when they hit the stage for Taylor Swift’s stop in Seattle, where he waved his hands semi-rhythmically.