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EURO 2020

There’s everything to play for

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The European Championships come to an important milestone very soon, with the tournament’s first semi-final matchup of Italy vs Spain taking place on Tuesday. Undoubtedly, however, eyes worldwide will be fixated on England and Denmark, who face off on Wednesday. …

Money, money, money

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It’s approaching 70 days since Spurs bid farewell to Jose Mourinho, and with Daniel Levy at the helm, the club’s manager search has become a laughing stock. Eyes have been on the club chairman for years, as his failure to aid the team’s success has pushed fans to call for…

Breaking down the stigma of mental health in sports

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Naomi Osaka has opened the door for athletes to talk about how they really feel.

Two weeks ago, Naomi Osaka’s withdrawal from the French Open due to concerns about her mental health opened eyes across the sporting universe. It came just one day after she was fined $15K for her…

The almost-end to football as we know it

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April 18th, 2021. The day we almost lost football.

For years, the beautiful game has seen other major sports around it become snatched up by businessmen. The NBA and NFL have been capitalized to the point of clear-cut blatancy, with ads everywhere you look.

Football’s avoidance of this commercialisation has been its calling card — a sport where anyone…

Addressed to the Brooklyn Nets

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In January, the Nets went all-out to bring in James Harden, giving up four players and seven draft picks to both Houston and Cleveland. It was a success, and midway through the month, the Nets had secured a powerful trio.

Sure enough, the Nets had tipped the championship in their…

My name is Sedem Anyiri, and I’m the editor of The Double Jump, a Medium publication centered around video gaming on all platforms.

I want to build a community of writers and readers who are all love with one thing: video games. Of course, this can’t be done without the…

Eastbay dunks are getting old

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Take a look at the caliber of dunkers that hold the NBA dunk contest trophy. Michael Jordan, Vince Carter, Dominique Wilkins, Blake Griffin, Zach LaVine. Each of these players’ career dunks alone could make a 20-minute highlight reel all worth watching.

Each of these dunkers had a type of swagger…

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Planning your day might not be helping you

Don’t you just love the sense of security that comes with planning your day?

It’s a common routine for many, including me. …

Because everyone loves a success story

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People love underdog stories.

February 10th, 2012. The date credited by Bleacher Report to be the day that Linsanity began. Any sports fan outside of the NBA probably didn’t know that Jeremy Lin even existed before that date.

Before Lin’s incredible run, if you asked anyone to name a player…

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Sticks and stones…

“Merry f — king Christmas!”

No, that’s not a movie quote. Actually, it might be, but that’s beside the point.

That quote is just one of the few that NBA legend Larry Bird is notorious for. It was his response to a benched Chuck Person after firing a three from…

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