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Watch: Will Greenwood Furiously Fires Back At Overreaction To France HIA Controversy

Will Greenwood certainly doesn’t agree with the general consensus on the HIA controversies that popped up during Ireland’s last minute victory over France on Saturday.  The Six Nations official HIA Review Panel is currently examining two incidents after two French players were removed from the field of play for head injury assessments in highly questionable circumstances vs Ireland on Saturday. Flyhalf …

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Dana White Slams ‘Full Of Sh*t’ Nate Diaz Vs Tyron Woodley Fight Claims

On Wednesday evening, Brett Okamoto reported on Nate Diaz’s supposed UFC comeback with the ESPN journalist stating that the Stockton man was targetting a summer bout with welterweight champion Tyron Woodley.  It’s been well over a year since Nate Diaz last stepped into the Octagon but, it now looks like the Stockton man is genuinely interested in making his UFC return …

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Why Did The English Media Refuse To Even Discuss Harry Kane’s Dive Vs Liverpool?

‘You see him diving clearly and no-one is talking about it…’ These were the words uttered by a confused Virgil van Dijk shortly after the Dutch international watched his Liverpool side concede an 84th-minute penalty to a forward who was offside and dived. There are different levels of diving. There’s diving when there is no contact, there’s diving when there …

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France’s HIA Controversy Escalates As Six Nations Release Second Statement

After an initial review by an independent Head Injury Assessment Review Processor, Six Nations Rugby have officially announced that two incidents have been referred to the HIA Review Panel. Some huge controversy arose during Ireland’s clash with France on Saturday as two French players were removed from the field of play for head injury assessments in highly questionable circumstances. Flyhalf …

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Mark Clattenburg Explains Why Both Spurs Penalties Shouldn’t Have Been Awarded

The fallout continues after some absolutely chaotic scenes unfolded in the dying moments of Liverpool and Spurs clash at Anfield on Sunday evening… In the final minutes of the Premier League matchup, referee Jonathan Moss awarded two penalties in highly contentious circumstances with both incidents causing a huge amount of debate after the game. For the first penalty, Harry Kane …

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Watch: ‘That’s A Shocking Call’ – Alan Quinlan Was Baffled By One Nigel Owens Decision Against Ireland

After some dramatic scenes saw Ireland snatching victory from the jaws of defeat at the Stade de France on Saturday, some Irish fans criticized the performance of the highly respected Nigel Owens. Nigel Owens is widely regarded as the best referee plying his trade in the rugby realm. However, much like all other walks of life, even the best are …

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Watch: Five Undefeated UFC Fighters Who Lost Their ‘0’s’ In 2017

In combat sports, the undefeated ‘0’ is one of the most sought-after attributes among fight promoters.  To be able to announce a fighter as ‘undefeated’ draws another level of intrigue to a matchup with fans keen to set their eyes on a rising great either adding to their record or suffering their first loss. In 2017, five undefeated UFC brawlers left their …

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Watch: Eric Dier Plays Lovely Little Through Ball For Salah To Give Liverpool The Lead Vs Spurs

Shame they’re not on the same team… Having completely dominated and outclassed Manchester United on Wednesday evening, Mauricio Pochettino’s Spurs were looking to keep the momentum going against Liverpool on Sunday. However, after the Lilywhites took the lead against United after just 11 seconds on Wednesday, Spurs were on the receiving end of an early shock to the system at Anfield …

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