Sports are Dumb

Sports are Dumb

Good morning, John. I have been known to go to a sports game and sometimes during them, I’ll be having a particularly good time watching people do extraordinary athletic things, and I’ll be taken by the urge to just yell, like, “SPORTS!” I do this, kind of half-and-half-y in a way that I don’t, like, in the moment realize. Like […]

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Fighting for new blood – Inner-city cricket: the state of play

To fight for the attention of the sporting public in a crowded market, cricket is trying to evolve With participation dwindling too, the ECB has put in place several projects such as All Stars Cricket for five-to-eight-year-olds, a women’s Soft Ball Festival and a new city-based tournament scheduled for 2020 to address those slumps. While its mooted format is controversial, […]

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Sports News Not Covered Anywhere Else (feat. Bob Menery) – Lights Out with David Spade

Sports News Not Covered Anywhere Else (feat. Bob Menery) – Lights Out with David Spade

-Around the world with Lights Out Sports Update. Go! MENERY: Bob Menery here. Welcome to the Lights Out Sports Update, bringing you stunning examples of athleticism from around the globe. We begin tonight in Tokyo, a city still healing after getting its shit kicked in by goddamn Godzilla. The competitive eating world was rocked by this week’s 123rd annual noodle […]

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Doping in sport: why it can’t be stopped | The Economist

Doping in sport: why it can’t be stopped | The Economist

It was one of sport’s darkest episodes A much bigger scandal with Russian athletes than we knew Following the Sochi Winter Olympics of 2014… …Russia was proved to have carried out… …a vast state-sponsored doping operation Conspiracy to conceal positive tests Widespread doping by Russian athletes at the Sochi Olympics I don’t think anyone was expecting the gravity… …in terms […]

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