1. 2010 Wimbledon Men's Singles Finals Preview and Prediction

    In the summer of 2004, a young Tomas Berdych ended one of Roger Federer's few incomplete dreams of winning an Olympic Gold medal in the Men's singles competition. Six years forth and the prodigious Czech is back again on a bigger and grander stage...

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  2. 2010 Wimbledon: Men's Semifinal Previews and Predictions

    And we're down to the Final Four. And there's no Federer . And it feels strange. But somehow it just doesn't feel wrong. Berdych deserved every bit of his upset...

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  3. Wimbledon 2010: Previews and Predictions of the Men's Quarterfinal Showdowns

    The script writer for Wimbledon 2010 could not have written it better. Five setters by the dozen, enough scares to the top seeds and of course, the Isner-Mahut "match of the century...

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  4. Wimbledon Memories: Goran's Golden Moment

    For every tennis fan who believes that nothing could better the atmosphere and tension during the 2008 "Match of the Century" between Federer and Nadal, remind yourself of the last game when one Goran Ivanisevic served at 8-7 for the championship...

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  5. Wimbledon 2010 Previews and Predictions: Seven Days, Seven Matches

    After a week of absolutely brilliant weather, scintillating five-setters, scares to the tournament favorites and the most amazing tennis match that any spectator will ever witness, ...

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  6. 2010 FIFA World Cup Bytes II: La Seleccion, Les Bleus and Le Boos

    1) Ban those freedom fries once again! In the win-loss column of the Group A table there's a glaring ZERO next to the decorated French National side...

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  7. 2010 Wimbledon Widgets

    1) Is it just me or did someone else get the impression that Roger Federer won not because he played better tennis, but because Falla suddenly realized that he was playing against arguably ...

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  8. Why Wimbledon 2010 Will Forever Define Roger Federer

    “If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster/ And treat those two impostors just the same” — Rudyard Kipling Having tasted enough of the "triumph" that Kipling ...

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  9. 2010 FIFA World Cup Bytes I: Vuvuzelas, Jabulanis and the Selecao

    What’s the overall reaction to the World Cup now that it’s finally under way? Here are some thoughts to ponder: 1) There are some who continue to complain about that plastic mass-murder weapon called the vuvuzela...

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  10. Lakers vs. Celtics Game 5: Cohesive Celtics Contain Brilliant Bryant

    Amidst the annoying din of the Vuvuzelas and the frenetic start to the FIFA World Cup, it’s easy to forget that there’s still a ferocious battle going on across America, from its East coast to its West...

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  11. IF and ELSE-IF: The Legacy Of Kobe Bryant

    Kobe Bryant needs no introduction to a basketball fan. His legacy though far from complete, has been fraught with more ups and downs than your quintessential superstar...

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  12. WANTED AT ANFIELD: Rafael Bye-Nitez

    Fifty-year old Rafael Benitez Maudes is an eccentric man; and while eccentricity as a trait is often an innate and unavoidable quality in the odd genius, Benitez should be spared such a glorious claim...

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  13. The Genius Of a Ray Allen Jump Shot: From Hero To Zero

    Basketball has a few ways to score points. You could take two and a half steps for an easy layup or you could just leap up and dunk the ball in...

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  14. The Top 9 Highest Earners in Sports

    The advent of the salary cap ensures that under franchise models especially, there's always a limit to how much you can pay an athlete...

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  15. Ten Parting Thoughts On Roland Garros 2010

    It's been a strangely fortuitous fortnight, but now that the dust has settled on the red clay of Roland Garros, we're reminded of how strangely fulfilling this years French Open has been...

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  16. 2010 FIFA World Cup Predictions

    With the FIFA World Cup less than four days away, it's obviously time for some last minute predictions.If you thought filling out a March Madness bracket was hard, wait till you fill this one out...

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  17. The Legend Of The Khan (Part IV)

    Learning from the way his father Nasrullah had coached all-time great Jonah Barrington, Rehmat oversaw a singular and almost manic training regime that didn’t just propel Jahangir to the top of the Squash fraternity...

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  18. The Legend of the Khan (Part III)

    While Mo was related to Hashim by blood, Roshan Khan who married Safirullah’s (Hashim’s brother-in-law) sister was only related by marriage. As a result, he claimed he often experienced a feeling of exclusion from the rest of the Khans...

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  19. The Legend Of The Khan (Part II)

    It began with the Head Steward of one of the clubs, Abdullah Khan, whose wife gave birth to Hashim, a naturally athletic child that spent the majority of his childhood playing squash ...

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  20. The Legend Of The Khan (Part I)

    The North-West Frontier Province in Pakistan is infamous today for being a forlorn battlefield littered with the remains of missiles, bombs and fallen soldiers...

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  21. 2010 French Open: Why Robin Soderling Finally Beat Roger Federer

    There are many reasons why Roger Federer finally failed to make it to the semifinals of a Grand Slam. Foremost among these is the fact that all streaks which involve winning have to end...

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  22. Barack Obama Courts LeBron James: The Impact of a Superstar

    The most common barometer of sporting success lies in the ability to win. It’s quite simple really - the ones who win are more remembered than the ones who do not. Sometimes that might seem unfair but it’s the inherent nature of sport...

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  23. Oh Africa!: Thoughts On The FIFA World Cup

    It is often accepted that absence makes the heart grow fonder. Therefore, when a particular event is absent for four long years, the comeback is inevitably built up and rightfully hyped to an almost deafening crescendo...

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  24. The Evolution Of Tennis: Roger, Rafa and Rackets

    The precipitous rise in the level of professional tennis can be attributed most conveniently, to the influx of 'technology'...

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  25. Cleveland Bruising, Boston Cruising: Where Is Number 23?

    When you are a High School junior that has his face plastered on the cover of Sports Illustrated with “The Chosen One” next to it, you could be forgiven for realizing that people would immediately begin to expect too much of you...

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