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Sport helping to unite the Seattle community

In December, the Seattle Sounders won their first Major League Soccer title, defeating Toronto FC in Canada before coming home to a hero’s welcome at Seattle’s Boeing Field where their owner, Adrian Hanauer, mused that the newly minted gold star added to the team’s logo would look more balanced with another. In America’s Major League […]

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Sport stars have a responsibility to act in a just manner

After the German football team beat San Marino 8-0, striker Thomas Muller commented that he “didn’t see the point” of playing San Marino, going on to say that less successful teams (to put it nicely) “can only defend with tough tackling” and that this posed an unnecessary risk for more successful teams. After this drew […]

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Brady propels Patriots to victory in Super Bowl XLIX

Super Bowl XLIX in Glendale, Arizona promised to deliver a classic, and it most certainly didn’t disappoint. A sensational fourth-quarter comeback saw the New England Patriots topple the defending champions, the Seattle Seahawks, 28-24, but not without incredible drama in the closing seconds. The build-up to the game had been overshadowed by ‘deflate-gate’, but thankfully […]