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Missing the magic of a commentating legend as he turns 90 and the week's best sportswriting
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Missing the magic of a commentating legend as he turns 90 and the week's best sportswriting

Aug 23rd 2020, 8:30 AM 5,880 Views 2 Comments

Plus, a basketball star’s fight for justice and the rise of Champions League finalists Paris Saint-Germain.

A British media outlet's take on the Daniel Kinahan/Fury-Joshua controversy and more of the week's best sportswriting
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A British media outlet's take on the Daniel Kinahan/Fury-Joshua controversy and more of the week's best sportswriting

Jun 14th 2020, 3:28 PM 11,609 Views 0 Comments

Plus, Irish sprinter Gina Akpe-Moses on why she feels it would be selfish not to speak out on the Black Lives Matter movement.

Another Ferguson, the turbulent life of Eamonn Magee and the rest of the week's best sportswriting
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Another Ferguson, the turbulent life of Eamonn Magee and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

May 13th 2018, 9:00 AM 5,674 Views 5 Comments

Stick the kettle on and treat yourself to a taste of what the internet had to offer this week.

The famous soccer player hiding in plain sight in a bakery and more of the week's best sportswriting
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The famous soccer player hiding in plain sight in a bakery and more of the week's best sportswriting

May 6th 2018, 1:39 PM 11,501 Views 2 Comments

Hakan Sukur has led an interesting life after football.

'Michael Owen's Soccer Skills' and the rest of the week’s best sportswriting
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'Michael Owen's Soccer Skills' and the rest of the week’s best sportswriting

Apr 17th 2016, 8:30 AM 6,263 Views 0 Comments

Plus, the background behind Masters winner Danny Willett’s stunning triumph is examined.

Paul McGrath profiled, Ronda Rousey speaks out and all this week's best sportswriting
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Paul McGrath profiled, Ronda Rousey speaks out and all this week's best sportswriting

Dec 13th 2015, 8:30 AM 9,918 Views 0 Comments

Also, the reaction among former NFL players to Will Smith’s latest concussion movie is analysed.

No sympathy for Scotland, the white man in that photo and all the week’s best sportswriting
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No sympathy for Scotland, the white man in that photo and all the week’s best sportswriting

Oct 11th 2015, 8:30 AM 10,365 Views 3 Comments

Also featuring a reflection on Brendan Rodgers’ time at Anfield.

Defending Arsene Wenger, the Thrilla in Manila and all the week’s best sportswriting
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Defending Arsene Wenger, the Thrilla in Manila and all the week’s best sportswriting

Oct 4th 2015, 7:45 AM 2,696 Views 1 Comment

Also featuring ‘Driving to Work With Keith Hernandez, the Real Mr. Met’.

How WWE went mainstream, Wilkinson's dilemma and all the week’s best sportswriting
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How WWE went mainstream, Wilkinson's dilemma and all the week’s best sportswriting

Sep 13th 2015, 7:15 AM 8,460 Views 3 Comments

Also featuring ‘Can boxing trust USADA’ and the lessons Graham Henry from winning the Rugby World Cup.

Childhood tennis courts, the part-time bounty hunter and all the week's best sportswriting
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Childhood tennis courts, the part-time bounty hunter and all the week's best sportswriting

Sep 6th 2015, 11:15 PM 5,258 Views 1 Comment

Also, the 15-year-old that is the USA’s top-ranked footballer and wrestler for his grade.

Serena Williams' greatness, wrestling's most violent man and all the week’s best sportswriting
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Serena Williams' greatness, wrestling's most violent man and all the week’s best sportswriting

Aug 30th 2015, 8:30 PM 8,196 Views 0 Comments

Also, why Jermain Defoe and his job advert have silly season sewn up.

Rowdy Roddy Piper's legacy, Britain's barmiest fan and all the week’s best sportswriting
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Rowdy Roddy Piper's legacy, Britain's barmiest fan and all the week’s best sportswriting

Aug 9th 2015, 7:04 PM 7,413 Views 0 Comments

Also featuring a unique take on the recent All-Ireland SFC action.

A tribute to Seán Boylan, what if Cantona never left Leeds and the week’s best sportswriting
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A tribute to Seán Boylan, what if Cantona never left Leeds and the week’s best sportswriting

Jul 12th 2015, 8:30 AM 7,049 Views 0 Comments

Also, a brief guide to the ultimate hipster footballer and the messy saga of ESPN’s ‘Black Grantland’.

The relationship between rugby + NFL and the FAI's ticketing fiasco; it’s the week’s best sportswriting
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From The42
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The relationship between rugby + NFL and the FAI's ticketing fiasco; it’s the week’s best sportswriting

Nov 2nd 2014, 8:30 AM 5,028 Views 0 Comments

Also featuring Muhammad Ali.