When It Comes To Hockey Hair, Some Just Go With The Flow

If central casting were seeking someone to portray a hockey player, they’d seek out someone like Tyler Bertuzzi. “He just looks like a hockey player, too, with the missing teeth and the long hair,” said Detroit Red Wings teammate Luke Witkowski. Missing teeth? Standard occupational hazard for those who…
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All Sports Would Be Better If They Were More Like Rugby

The shrill sound of the referee’s whistle had barely sounded, announcing the conclusion of New Zealand’s semi-final victory over South Africa in the 2015 Rugby World Cup, when the triumphant New Zealanders busied themselves by doing something totally beyond the realm of modern-day sport. They consoled the vanquished.…
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Why Football Is In Danger Of Going Out Of Style

In my last year of high school football, we were doing a drill where two tackling dummies were laid on the ground about five yards apart. There was a ball carrier and a tackler. The guy with the ball was to run between the tackling dummies. The tackler…
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A Soccer Primer for the Neophyte Fan

You watched the World Cup with intrigue. Then, all of a sudden, it was over but curiously, your need for soccer did not subside. All these years, you refused to listen, but now that you’ve seen it for yourself, they were right – there is a quality of…
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Your Fantasy Football Obsession Need Not Be Our Reality

You’ve been hard at work all morning and it’s time to take a breather. Headed for the break room in search of a cup of coffee, you spot him coming right toward you. It’s Eugene – yeah, that Eugene – Mr. Fantasy Football himself. The last time he…
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