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The Last Dance: a review of the Netflix sensation

For whatever reason, basketball has never interested me. Plenty of other sports have managed to catch my eye over the years, but this particular one has never meant anything other than a few famous names that I’ve heard references to. LeBron James, Magic Johnson, Kobe Bryant and, of course, Michael Jordan.  In the playground one […]

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Shock as basketball legend Kobe Bryant dies in helicopter crash

The tragic and sudden death of American basketball hero, Kobe Bryant, has sent shockwaves throughout the sporting world. Bryant, alongside his thirteen year-old daughter, Gianna, died when the helicopter they were travelling in crashed in Calabasas, California on 26th January. Seven other people also died in the crash, and although the investigation is still ongoing, […]

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LeBron James and what’s wrong with ‘Sticking to Sports’

LeBron James is not a fan of Donald Trump. Last week the celebrated basketball player once again criticised the President for enabling racism in the United States, stating: “The guy in control has given people and racism […] an opportunity to be out and outspoken without fear.” James’s words will likely resonate with many in […]

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Players’ personal lives are forgotten when a deal is struck

On paper, it looks like top sportstars have it all; fancy cars, grand mansions, adoring fans, and an annual paycheck that most of us would happily live off for the rest of our lives. But as the NBA trade deadline draws to a close, and the NFL’s free agency begins, the harsh realities of life […]