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Competing in the buff

Recently, a friend of mine wondered why there’s no men’s synchronised swimming in the London Olympics. I’d like to push the envelope further by suggesting that Olympians resume the grand old tradition and compete in the buff in future games. No, it’s not that I want the Olympics to be turned into a cross breed… Read More »

What “The Decision” taught us

Basketball is a team sport. Don’t believe? Look at how far the great MJ got in his early career. King James is probably overrated as a superstar who can carry a team on his shoulders. Not all decisions provide an immediate ROI – “redemption on insult” to the party for which the decision went against.… Read More »

2 Goals in 30 Seconds

This is a video of a goalkeeper having his best and worst moments in the space of 30 seconds. It occurred in a match between FC Schalke 04 and Bayer Leverkusen on 17 April 2004. Bayer’s goalkeeper Hans-Jörg Butt (ok, no butt jokes), who’s well-known for taking penalty kicks, scores a penalty at one end,… Read More »