1. David Moyes and the Shameless Nepotism of Sir Alex Feguson

    It is being widely reported today that Alex Ferguson sees David Moyes as the man to succeed him as manager of Manchester United. The only surprise about this piece of news is that Ferguson has recommended a fellow Glaswegian rather than a fellow Ferguson.

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  2. HBO 24/7: Saying The Same Thing Over and Over Again

    I have just watched the latest exciting installment from the series which brought you Freddie Roach getting a haircut and Juan Manuel Marquez drinking his own urine...

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  3. Milner Madness: Is The Aston Villa Midfielder Really Worth £24 Million?

    James Milner appears set to become the must-have accessory for the Premiership's leading lights this coming preseason...

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  4. Inspiration Meets Preparation as Mourinho's Inter Milan Take On Barcelona

    The Champions League semi-final between Inter Milan and Barcelona should produce an intriguing clash of styles. In the last round of the Champions League, Arsenal tried to play Barcelona at their own game and conceded six goals...

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  5. Market Forces Are Damaging The Development of MMA

    Mixed Martial Arts is often referred to as a sport in its infancy but interest in MMA has expanded at a far greater rate than the sport itself has been able to develop...

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  6. Could Steve McLaren Be The Next England Manager?

    Who was the last English manager to win a top-tier European league title? The answer is Roy Hodgson the winner of the Danish Superliga in 2001...

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  7. Kelly Pavlik: The Great White Hope Falling Fast from Grace

    Kelly Pavlik had the world at his feet. After defeating Jermain Taylor not once but twice, he became the undisputed, undefeated middleweight champion of the world...

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  8. The Six Matches That Will Decide the Premiership

    Man City's last minute capitulation to Man Utd and Tottenham's dominant victory over Chelsea has blown the Premiership race wide open. With only a point separating the top two teams there is zero room for error with just three remaining fixtures...

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  9. Could Jack Wilshere and Adam Johnson Make England's World Cup Squad?

    Tradition dictates that there should be one outstanding young player who makes a late bid for a spot in the England World Cup squad. In 1998 it was 18-year-old Michael Owen, who was selected at the 11th hour...

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  10. Paul Scholes' Header Keeps Manchester United's Title Challenge Alive

    Alex Ferguson chose to keep his veteran midfielders Paul Scholes and Ryan Giggs on the pitch for the full 90 minutes and was rewarded in spectacular style as Scholes grabbed a last-gasp match winner...

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  11. Is Rafael Benitez's Liverpool Dynasty About To Be Dismantled?

    Rafael Benitez has allegedly been in discussions with Juventus. It seems the Italian giants, who are having an even worse season than Liverpool, may offer Benitez a dignified exit from what is fast becoming his Anfield nightmare...

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  12. Man Utd and Man City Heading In Opposite Directions

    Tomorrow's Manchester derby is about much more that Man City consolidating their grip on the final Champions League place and Man Utd continuing their unlikely pursuit of league leaders Chelsea...

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  13. Cage Warriors Returns To Revitalize UK MMA Scene

    One of the UK's oldest mixed martial arts promotions is returning next month. Cage Warriors 37: Right to Fight, scheduled to take place on May 22 at Birmingham NEC, will be the first UK show Cage Warriors has put on in almost two years...

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  14. Welcome Back Tony: Antonio Margarito's Return is Good for Boxing

    Antonio Margarito, or somebody in his camp, did something very wrong. They got caught, and they got punished, but boxing will be a better place for having the Mexican back in it...

    Sports Writer Written by Sports Writer about almost 5 years ago 561 reads 16 comments

  15. Chael Sonnen vs. Anderson Silva Is an Idiotic Match-Up

    I am left virtually speechless by the UFC's preposterous decision to match Anderson Silva with Chael Sonnen. People may not have appreciated Silva's performance in his last UFC fight but there can be no doubt that he absolutely dominated Damian Maia...

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  16. Five Players Chelsea Should Sign

    Man City are likely to flash the cash this Summer and Chelsea are unlikely to continue to allow their northern rivals to beat them to big name signings like Robinho again...

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  17. Phil Baroni: More Blue Collar Than Badass

    Phil Baroni is the man fight fans love to hate, the self-styled New York Badass, but this bad boy image which promoters like to project is a million miles away from the real Baroni...

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  18. Emmanuel Adebayor Epitomizes All That Is Wrong With Modern Footballers

    It pains me to admit it but Emmanuel Adebayor is one of the most prodigiously gifted strikers in the world of football today...

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  19. Great Expectations: The Renaissance of British Boxing

    To paraphrase Mark Twain, 'the demise of British boxing has been greatly exaggerated.' Admittedly it was on the ropes for several years, virtually decades, but British boxing is currently ...

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  20. Anderson Silva Is In Urgent Need of a Challenge

    Anderson Silva's performance at UFC 112 was embarrassing. Firstly, it was embarrassing for the UFC, secondly it was embarrassing for his opponent Damian Maia, and last but not least it was embarrassing for Anderson Silva himself...

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  21. The Top 10 Footballers in the World

    These are, in my opinion, the top 10 footballers in the world at this moment in time. The list is obviously highly subjective—how do you compare Lionel Messi to John Terry? Or ...

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  22. UFC: Could Anderson Silva, B.J. Penn and George St. Pierre All Meet at 170?

    Anderson Silva's recent announcement that he was considering a drop down to the welterweight division has sent shockwaves through the MMA world...

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  23. Five Players Manchester United Should Sign

    With Giggs, Scholes, and Neville reaching retirement age Man Utd are urgently in need of reinforcements. Signings like Anderson and Dimitar Berbatov have not been successful, and the former is likely to leave in the summer, the latter less so...

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  24. Bellator Is the Next Step on Roger Huerta's Rags-to-Riches Journey

    Before signing with Bellator earlier this year Roger Huerta's future as an MMA fighter was far from certain. He had just made his Hollywood debut in the movie Tekken and was contemplating making another movie, this time with Mickey Rourke...

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  25. Rafa Benitez Won't Be Saved by Europa League Success

    A European match at Anfield between Benfica and Liverpool should be a huge fixture. Both clubs have played in seven previous European Cup/Champions League finals, with Liverpool winining on five occasions and Benfica two...

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