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Rafael Nadal Comeback

Rafael Nadal – Don’t Expect Too Much of Him

Posted on 31 Jan, 2013, by in Tennis

A bad stomach doesn’t leave you out of a Grand Slam tournament; a problem with your already troubling knees does. Rafael Nadal wasn’t in best shape, so he skipped the Australian Open and other “official” returns in 2013. Don’t expect too much of him once he actually makes his tennis comeback. More

Sam Warburton

Squads for the 2013 Six Nations Championship

Posted on 30 Jan, 2013, by in Rugby

For the 14th time, the Six Nations Championship gets underway; counting the previous Home Nations and Five Nations incarnations, this is the 119th edition of the annual Northern Hemisphere championship. Wales are the defending champions, England are confident due to their Autumns tests and the win against the All-Blacks, while France always have the talent to win it, but not always the will. More

Garrett McNamara

Garrett McNamara Possibly Surfed the World’s Biggest Wave in Nazare Again

Posted on 29 Jan, 2013, by in Other Sport

Owning the Guinness World Record for surfing the biggest wave in history isn’t enough. Garrett McNamara might have beaten his own record set two years ago by surfing a monster wave that seems to be a 100-foot wave, catching it in Nazaré, Portugal. More

twitter clubs

Most Popular Teams & Players in the World (On Twitter)

Posted on 29 Jan, 2013, by in Miscellaneous

Twitter isn’t the optimal way to measure the number of fans teams have across the globe. Not everyone uses the internet as their way of getting news about their most popular clubs. While it sounds reasonable that Barcelona and Real Madrid are the most followed, Manchester United don’t have an official account, and Lionel Messi doesn’t have a twitter account as well. More

Roger Federer US Open

Longest Grand Slam Championship Streaks

Posted on 28 Jan, 2013, by in Tennis

By winning the Australian Open for a third consecutive time, Novak Djokovic put himself on a very prestigious list of men’s tennis players who won at a Grand Slam competition at least three time, previously inhabited by Roger Federer, Bjorn Borg, Rafael Nadal, Pete Sampras and Ivan Lendl. More

Novak Djokovic vs Murray

Novak Djokovic, First Three Times in a Row Australian Open Champion

Posted on 27 Jan, 2013, by in Tennis

The better player didn’t have the best of starts, but eventually, he won. Novak Djokovic continued his reign in Melbourne by becoming the first player in the Open era to win the Australian Open three consecutive times, beating Andy Murray in four sets despite dropping the first one. More

Austin Trout

Canelo vs Austin Trout – The Fight We Need to Happen

Posted on 27 Jan, 2013, by in Boxing

Fights that should happen, that sound like the logical next step, often stay on the shelves with other unfulfilled plans. Austin Trout, the current WBA (Regular) light middleweight champion, deserves a shot at Saul Alvarez, but the people running the career path of Canelo don’t really want a piece of that action. More

Murray Djokovic

Australian Open Final – Djokovic vs Murray Predictions

Posted on 26 Jan, 2013, by in Tennis

When this final repeats and comes back again, it’s safe to say that the rivalry between Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic is now the number one on the ATP Tour, and naturally was the one we expected and deserved to see in the first Grand Slam title match of the season, the 2013 Australian Open Final. More

Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Floyd Mayweather – Fighting Timothy Bradley Instead of Robert Guerrero?

Posted on 26 Jan, 2013, by in Boxing

Still no confirmation regarding the next opponent of Floyd Mayweather, in a fight that will take place on May 4, Early rumors (and more than that) suggested it’ll be Robert Guerrero, the current interim WBC Welterweight champion, but according to recent developments, it might be WBO Welterweight champ Timothy Bradley. More

Andy Murray

Andy Murray Beats Roger Federer in a Grand Slam for the First Time

Posted on 25 Jan, 2013, by in Tennis, Uncategorized

It took Andy Murray exactly four hours to finally beat Roger Federer in a Grand Slam match, needing five sets after losing two tiebreaks. With the win, Murray advances to his third Australian Open Final and second in a row, a rematch from last year with an awaiting Novak Djokovic. More