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Defenestrated
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Defenestrated
Just in case anyone’s interested in keeping up with the not-exactly-shock-a-minute final 24 hours of the transfer window, the Guardian has a rolling update going. It doesn’t look like anything much is happening, though.
Tal[…]

Bye bye Bobby
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Bye bye Bobby
“We’re in a dog-fight, so the fight in the dog will get us through – and we’ll fight.” – Sir Bobby Robson
I knew Sir Bobby’s days were numbered on Saturday when he left St Alan of the Gallowgat[…]

Marvellous article from G. Strachan in the Guardian…
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Marvellous article from G. Strachan in the Guardian, about the dread spectre of ‘player unrest’, about which we hear a great deal these days.
Gordon, typically forthright, says it doesn’t exist, that it’s made up by malign sh[…]

U-S-uh, how does it go again?
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U-S-uh, how does it go again?
Watching the highlights of the Olympics women’s football final this evening (a fitting end to the great Mia Hamm’s career) it struck me that one of the reasons a lot of people find the US’ sporting succ[…]

Split Allegiance: a Very Bad Idea I’m Going to Try
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Not sure how this’ll translate, but I’m going to root for two NBA teams this year. I realize that this means that I will be being disloyal to the Portland Trail Blazers, the team I’ve followed my entire life, but they deserve it. I&[…]

Enough of this velodrome nonsense
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Enough of this velodrome nonsense, check out some proper cycling.[…]

Womens Pole Vault Final
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Womens Pole Vault Final
It had everything; intense competition between two Russians who can’t stand each other, a world record and a contestant knocking off the bar with her boob. It’s a strange looking, unnatural event and I think a clea[…]

Olympic Avoidance Log: Blonde Lady Sail & Futurbike
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Olympic Avoidance LogI did remarkably well at the weekend, only managing to see bits and bobs via the news. Apparently winning a couple of medals because other people were disqualified is more important than any other world event. Not watching any ev[…]

Dear the Rest of the World,
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Hi, how are you. Let’s get right down to it: I am American by birth and citizenship, I have never left North America, I have played baseball while eating a hot dog, I stopped playing (our)soccer to play (our) football in 8th grade mostly so I c[…]

Nine Unarguable Reasons why Synchronised Swimming is the Only True Olympic Sport
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Nine Unarguable Reasons why Synchronised Swimming is the Only True Olympic Sport
(as told to mark s by his top pal dr risk*) (and glossed a bit but NOT MUCH!!)
1. Dr Risk – who is three-quarters sea otter btw – wz captain of her college[…]

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