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Margaret Thatcher & Her Impact on the World of Sports

Posted on 8 Apr, 2013, by in Miscellaneous

One of the more polarizing figures of Post-War Europe, Margaret Thatcher, the former Prime Minister of Britain, the only woman to ever hold the position, passed away at the age of 87 after suffering a stroke. Thatcher, who held office from 1979 to 1990 until she was forced out by her own party. Thatcher was the Prime Minister of Britain while two of England’s greatest footballing disasters, at Bradford and Hillsborough occurred, her name being attached to the latter and the cover up that was done by the South Yorkshire Ambulance Service and others. More

House Rose

NBA Superstars – The Game of Thrones Version

Posted on 26 Mar, 2013, by in Miscellaneous, NBA

It seems everything at the moment is about Game of Thrones returning to HBO for its third season, which a lot more fantasy violence and intrigue as an excuse for sexy scenes on TV. With the NBA trying to find some weight between that and the NCAA tournament, a little fan promotion, by making house banners of the league’s biggest superstars – LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant, Derrick Rose and a little lower down that scale, Kevin Garnett. More

Delano Williams

Delano Williams Nearly Breaks a Usain Bolt Junior Record

Posted on 18 Mar, 2013, by in Other Sport

It seems like forever since Great Britain had a world-class sprinter, but maybe Delano Williams, who’s actually from the Turks and Caicos Islands, will be the next man to impress after such a long drought, nearly breaking a 10-year old record set by Usain Bolt at ISSA Boys and Girls Championships in Jamaica. More

Rafael Nadal 2013

Rafael Nadal – The Feel Good Story of 2013

Posted on 18 Mar, 2013, by in Tennis

We’re barely in the middle of March, but it’s hard to find a better fit than Rafael Nadal for comeback of the year, winning his first Hard Court title in nearly 3 years after almost looking like someone who won’t be playing tennis for much longer, maybe even giving up the sport. More

Wales 2013 Six Nations Champions

All-Time Six Nations Standings

Posted on 17 Mar, 2013, by in Rugby

Wales won the Six Nations tournament thanks to point difference and a massive win on the final day of the tournament over England, but that still isn’t enough, despite winning the title for the second consecutive time (being the first side to retain the trophy since France from six years ago, to climb too high on the all-time Six Nations standings. More

England vs Wales 2013

2013 Six Nations – Wales vs England Predictions

Posted on 16 Mar, 2013, by in Rugby

There’s nothing better than the Six Nations tournament being decided on the last day, between the two sides still in the title race, as undefeated, Grand Slam chasing England are visiting Wales at the Millennium Stadium, who need more than just any kind of win to win the title for the second consecutive time. More

Nadal Federer

Rafael Nadal Makes Roger Federer Look Old

Posted on 15 Mar, 2013, by in Tennis

Last year, it was Roger Federer beating Rafael Nadal at Indian Wells, showing us he’s got still a lot in the tank to win another Grand Slam title, which he did. It’s 2013, and Nadal is the comeback kid (off an injury), playing very well on both clay and hard courts, disposing of his elderly rival en route to the semifinal of the BNP Paribas Open. More

Gonzaga Bulldogs

Gonzaga Bulldogs – Best Parody Video of the Year

Posted on 12 Mar, 2013, by in Miscellaneous

The 2012-2013 season isn’t over yet for Gonzaga, but there’s no reason it’s quite special, winning the WCC regular season title, the tournament title and heading into the NCAA tournament as a #1 seed, with a #1 AP Poll ranking. Oh, and now there’s this awesome Parody video, borrowing from Macklemore’s Thrift Shop. More

toby flood

Toby Flood and Not Much More (England vs Italy)

Posted on 10 Mar, 2013, by in Rugby

The unsympathetic reaction from the fans once the final whistle was blown told everything you needed to know about the match. England won, but were far from impressive, needing six Toby Flood penalties to overcome a stubborn Italy side, that almost thwarted a perfect run in the 2013 Six Nations Championship. More

Bernard Hopkins

Bernard Hopkins Not Too Old to Beat Tavoris Cloud

Posted on 10 Mar, 2013, by in Boxing

There isn’t such a thing for too old to still be dominant in boxing, or win a title belt. Not for Bernanrd Hopkins, as B-Hop became the IBF Light Heavyweight champion, thus breaking his own record for oldest champion in the history of boxing after beating Tavoris Cloud by a unanimous decision. More