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No sex and no fans, but the beer is flowing fast in the NBA ‘bubble’

No sex and no fans, but the beer is flowing fast in the NBA ‘bubble’

In 1987, the New York Giants won the Super Bowl and their quarterback Phil Simms uttered five immortal words: “I’m going to Disney World!” Thus began a tradition, which still continues to this day: The Super Bowl MVP has always repeated the line and is subsequently feted with a parade at a Disney park of…MORE

New Zealand mourns death of former All Blacks captain Andy Haden

New Zealand mourns death of former All Blacks captain Andy Haden

The rugby world is paying tribute to Andy Haden, the former All Blacks captain who passed away on Wednesday aged 69. Haden played 117 games for New Zealand between 1972 and 1985, including 41 test matches. He captained the All Blacks on eight occasions. “Andy’s stature and influence as a player was huge,” New Zealand…MORE

What I learned from watching 92 games of Premier League football in a row

What I learned from watching 92 games of Premier League football in a row

For some reason, once ‘Project Restart’ was given the go ahead, the thought occurred: wouldn’t it make for a fascinating experiment to watch all the remaining 92 fixtures in the English Premier League play out at different times of the day and document any lessons from sitting — or standing — through (injury time notwithstanding)…MORE

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