Asked last month to describe himself in one word, Australian tennis prodigy Nick Kyrgios replied, "different." And the 21 year-old, World Number 14 really is different.
That Toronto Blue Jays fans can act like British football hooligans is bad enough, but this bad behaviour becomes far worse when fans resort to racism. Now maybe the Blue Jays didn't want to deal with their own racist fans just before they had to face off against a Cleveland team with a racist name and mascot. But now that the post-season is over for the Blue Jays, this needs to be addressed, and it needs to be addressed immediately.
A win for DC United ensured they made the 2016 MLS post-season. NYC FC are still in with a strong chance of a 1st round bye.
Every company wants consistent profits. Every NFL football team wants to win the Super Bowl. Every MLB baseball team wants to win the World Series. Most people want to be successful. How do individuals and teams reach the pinnacle of their field year after year?
By Alex Glenn Football tailgates offer fans a chance to escape the weekly grind and cut loose in the name of bone-crunching tackles and char-grilled meats. But nothing brings tailgaters crashing back to reality faster than game-day festivities gone wrong. A combustible mix of alcohol, open flames and dense...
For Bon Appetit, by Amanda Shapiro. I don’t understand most things about football, least of all the food. Why do we eat the greasiest, sauciest, cheesiest foods while watching some of the most physically fit people in the world exhaust themselves on TV? What is it...
What this deal really shows is how well American football is complimented by social media. With a typical game clocking in at roughly three hours from start to finish, Twitter is a natural fit - allowing fans to stray on and off the platform without missing any of the action.
The Last Pennant Before Armageddon,
Curse Of The Billy Goat,
Field Of Dreams,
The first step has been taken, but then it has been taken previously. Are we moving inexorably towards Armageddon? We will know in less than four weeks, and what we will know is not the results of the presidential election. We will know if the Cubs are about to end...
It was an elegant departure for a good man, ending a long and distinguished career.
What happened to the Giants' bullpen in 2016? Why did it fall apart? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. Answer by Court Showerman, played football through high school, on Quora:
Thing is, it's not just about Cleveland. It's about dehumanizing and objectifying indigenous people, turning them into insulting caricatures and inaccurate stereotypes. It's about fans putting on redface and headdresses, doing tomahawk chops and war whoops. It's about clinging to the racist past instead of progressing into an equitable future. But change is happening...
Why are we so fascinated with sports and athletes? And why is baseball our national pastime? Why more than any other sport does baseball affect and change people's lives?
If you're a golfer who is tired of the same old green, why not get out there and travel?
People train hard and risk their lives for these sports. Why?
As Bundesliga's fourth top goal scorer with 17 goals last year and the recipient of the Player of the Month award no less than three times, there is no doubting the positive impact that Chicharito has had on Bayer 04 Leverkusen.
I just got home from church and in-between grabbing a bite to eat and checking my fantasy football scores, I also came across some tweets and Facebook comments projecting who will win tonight’s big match up. Except, it’s not...
These questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. Answers by Bob Myers, General Manager and President of Basketball Operations, Golden State Warriors, on Quora. Q: How has the...
Gay football fans told me about their experiences of homophobia, including one who was made to feel so uncomfortable while watching Euro 2016 this summer that he was forced to leave at half time.
Fifa World Cup,
Iceland Financial Crisis,
Qatar World Cup,
By James M Dorsey The soccer soft power contrast between Qatar and Iceland speaks volumes. A comparison of the strategies of both countries demonstrates that it takes more than money to leverage soccer to create political, geopolitical and economic opportunity. Money and world soccer body FIFA's desire to take one...
The time consuming, boring interludes which attempt to inject scientific accuracy into game calls have become a hindrance to full enjoyment of sports on the field.