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The NBA and the World Cup, a match made in heaven?

By on June 7, 2010 in FanZone with 0 Comments
The NBA and the World Cup, a match made in heaven?

What does the NBA have in common with soccer’s FIFA World Cup taking place this year in South Africa? Your guess is as good as ours, but SLAMOnline has ventured to find the link between the two – “South Africa is certainly gonna be “where amazing happens”“. In their article, “Cup Comparisons”, they compare the […]

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Unitards and Gold Medals….

By on October 6, 2008 in FanZone with 10 Comments
Unitards and Gold Medals….

Photo credit: Mark Dadswell/Getty Images I wrote this piece on the eve of the Beijing Olympics.  The USA re-established their dominance as world leaders in basketball as both women and men’s teams won the ultimate athletic achievement, Olympic gold.  Asides from Mali’s butter fingered opposition to Lisa Leslie’s team USA in the women’s preliminaries, one […]

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