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LeBron James Inks Movie Deal with Warner Bros

LeBron James, one of the biggest sports stars in the world, has signed a deal with Warner Bros which covers “projects in TV, film and original digital content.” Space Jam is one of my favourite sports movies ever made, and it now looks like LeBron could be following in Michael Jordan’s footsteps and teaming up with Looney Toon legends Bugs’s Bunny, Dafney …

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“Say What You Want… Just Don’t Say That” – Why Sports Commentary Is Dead

We all give out about commentators and analysts. They’re boring, their biased, they don’t understand the game, they’re there just because they played. Revulsion of Joe Brolly’s latest outburst or George Hook’s inanities is a national past time. In a land of blind monkeys, Gary Neville is the one-eyed monkey thanks to his ability to string two sentences together and …

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Five Dumber Injuries Than Rory McIlroy’s Ankle

Rory McIlroy is coming in for some (well-deserved) stick today thanks to his ankle ligament tears during a friendly game of football. It’s unfortunate, but it doesn’t even rank among the most ridiculous off the field injuries to sport stars ever….. 5) The peril of the mid-air meal…. We’ve all had a dodgy experience with airline food at some stage, …

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A Greek Tragedy: Austerity and Sport in Greece

As Greece votes on its economic future, we look at the impact austerity has had on sport in the country In 2004 the Olympic Games triumphantly returned to its birth place in Greece. The Athens Games cost the Greek taxpayers €9 billion, then the most expensive Olympics ever held. Apart from the construction of stadiums and facilities, a new metro …

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Video: Sky Reporter Slobbered Over By Fan

Thankfully, no purple dildos were waved this time around. Sky correspondent Craig Slater was yesterday reporting from Silverstone, the venue for this week’s Formula 1 British GP. Many fans were there to soak up the sunshine and see the Sky F1 Show team complete filming. Factor in Wimbledon being shown on a big screen, alcohol consumption, and a live concert with Madness, …

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#TBT Hilarious F-Bomb Strewn Wayne Mardle Interview

He doesn’t like losing, does our Wayne! Darts player and analyst Wayne Mardle is well known for his jovial nature, but this post-match interview – having lost to Co Stompe at The Masters Of Darts – shows a different side to Hawaii 501. At a tournament in the Netherlands back in 2005, Wayne was understandably upset about losing, but the Essex man was unaware …

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How The Cavs Won Game 3 & The Adjustments GSW Must Make

Conor O’Mahony looks at how the Cavs won game three and the adjustments GSW must make.  _____ Cavs Defence On Steph Curry Watching Curry play in game 3 of the finals through the first three quarters, a thought began to form in my mind. Curry was playing like LeBron did in the 2011 NBA Finals vs the Dirk Nowitski-led Dallas …

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10 Sports Stars Who Became Musicians – Top Ten Thursday

The Eurovision Song contest takes place this weekend, so as part of our weekly Top Ten Thursday series, here at Pundit HQ, we decided to compile ten occasions where the best of sport tried their hand at singing/rapping/screeching. ___ 10) Raymond van Barneveld, Co Stompe, Vincent van der Voort – Dutch Football Anthem The Dutch darts stars paid a hilarious tribute to …

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Premier League Darts – Finals Night Preview

The O2 Arena in London hosts the Premier League Darts playoffs, as four of the world’s best players vie for the crown of Premier League Champion. 2013 Premier League Champion Michael van Gerwen finished at the top of the league table for a third successive season, with Dave Chisnall and Gary Anderson finishing second and third respectively. Reigning Betway Premier League Champion Raymond van Barneveld …

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First Major League Baseball Game Behind Closed Doors Gets Really Weird

The Baltimore Orioles faced the Chicago White Sox yesterday in Major League Baseball’s first ever fanless game. Why? In case you’ve been living under a rock, Baltimore has been under curfew following days of rioting and protests. Freed from the oppression of a baying crowd of baseball fans the players and commentators got a little weird.  Exhibit A: Commentator goes …

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