1. Open Mic: Frazier V. Ali, Superfight #1: Joe Faced Much More Than a Fighter

    As a Brit, I'm limited as to what I can mention as a great sporting achievement. American football and baseball are about as understandable to me as quantum mechanics: and most of the readers here would feel the same about cricket or soccer...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Dave Whippman about 6 years ago 396 reads 0 comments

  2. Pro Wrestling: Jackie Pallo, the Maestro of Britain's Golden Age

    Jackie Pallo died almost two years ago. Even in the British press, his passing went almost unreported. Very few people across the Atlantic had ever heard of him at all; he never wrestled in Canada or the USA...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Dave Whippman about over 6 years ago 1,301 reads 0 comments

  3. Best of 2007: Hatton-Mayweather, A Reassuringly British Defeat

    The greatest sporting event of the year? For me, as a patriotic Englishman, there has to be a fellow-countryman involved, and that narrows it down: baseball, American football and ice hockey have never really caught on here...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Dave Whippman about over 6 years ago 1,161 reads 1 comments