Home / Tag Archives: sport (page 2)

Tag Archives: sport

Why watching the Steelers’ Le’Veon Bell feels like watching the future

Bells trademark pause has helped make him the NFLs best running back, and redrawn the parameters of the position. He is altogether new LeVeon Bell, the Pittsburgh Steelers running back, may be the most mystify player in the NFL. He is not a head-scratcher in the manner of, say, the …

Read More »

How Gregg Popovich became the NBA’s most fearless political voice

The Spurs head coach is prepared to speak his mind on Donald Trump, and doesnt go in for niceties. The NBA could do with more like him Gregg Popovich didnt like what he saw happening around him and, per usual, wasnt afraid to speak up about it. When asked about …

Read More »

The NBA’s scoring frenzy: why are we seeing so many 50-point games?

Eight different players have scored at least 50 points in a game this season, equalling an NBA record but there is a certain amount of inflation at work here When the smoke cleared, Jimmy Butler had scored 52 points, 17 of them in the games final four minutes. On Monday …

Read More »

Luol Deng on Trump’s travel ban: ‘To see that light turned off is very difficult’

Lakers forward, who lived as a refugee in Egypt and was granted political asylum in UK, says: I really feel what theyre going through LA Lakers forward Luol Deng shared his own perspective as a refugee to offer his support to those families affected by Donald Trumps immigration ban. Deng, …

Read More »

Is this finally the Chicago Cubs’ year? Sadly, the stats suggest not

The Cubs had the best record in MLB this year, and enter the NL Championship Series as favorites but history shows such a record is usually a kiss of death Surely this is the season the Cubs curse ends. This year, the futility of rooting for lovable losers will become …

Read More »

For the dismal Cleveland Browns, this season just keeps getting worse | DJ Gallo

DJ Gallo: While the Cavaliers have the NBA title and the Indians are on to the AL championship series, the Browns cant stop losing, and now everyone is injured. Is there no end to their misery? If theres anything we have learned this year, its that somehow, some way, the …

Read More »

South Carolina to host March Madness games relocated over anti-LGBT law

NCAA relocates seven championship events including mens basketball subregional from North Carolina over The NCAA has relocated a subregional of next years mens basketball tournament to Greenville, South Carolina, after pulling the games from Greensboro, North Carolina, due to a state law that which includes the NBA moving the 2017 …

Read More »

Is American college soccer being ruined by the unlimited subs rule?

The college game has made great strides over the past 20 years or so, but coaches say the rules allowing unlimited subs is killing players technique Fans who showed up on a late summer night to see Notre Dame take on the University of Connecticut got a rude awakening at …

Read More »

How Li Na and the $225 million Wuhan Open took on the world

London (CNN)Take one of Asia’s biggest sports stars, a multimillion dollar investment and a Chinese city determined to compete domestically and internationally and what do you have? The Wuhan Open. Big sports events “Shanghai and Beijing have done it and so have places like Bahrain and Qatar. They realize that …

Read More »

The sports shoes that helped Muhammad Ali and Serena Williams become champions

From Fred Perrys Green Flashes to Michael Johnsons gold Nikes, a new book celebrates the trainers that brought sporting victory and became style icons The renown of sports shoes long outlives that of the sports stars who made them famous. Sneakers the ones that stick become legendary in their own …

Read More »