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The Sports Archives – The Three Most Financially Irresponsible NBA Players Ever!

As it stacks up against the other major sports, no professional athlete makes more than a professional basketball athlete. According to this article by USA Today, National Basketball Association players make an average of $5.15 million. While the average career … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Back To Reality: What Do Elite Athletes Do When They Retire?

Professional sporting careers don’t last long. Sportsmen and women dedicate their formative years to training, training, training, have a few years in the limelight and then… exactly! Then what? The transition from elite athlete to retiree can be demoralising and … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – A Short List Of Some Of The Most Popular Female Athletes!

Female athletes are inspirational to people all over the world because they work hard to achieve everything that they accomplish. Though the sporting world is often dominated by men, female athletes now have a firm hold on the industry and … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Insanely Disappointing ‘Hero’ Athletes!

Celebrities represent the modern-day hero, and like any leading protagonist, they are extremely fallible. Headlines have always been dominated by stories about rich, good-looking people behaving badly and celebrity athletes are certainly no exception. With all their money and muscles, … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – 5 Smartest People In All of Sports!

Athletes are most commonly associated with physical strength, blinding speed, and insane leaping ability. They are not usually thought to be the smartest people in the room. This may be true in some cases, but there are plenty of smart … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Breaking Down Barriers – Arab Women in Sport!

In the western world women don’t think twice about taking up sport and aiming to compete at the highest level. Indeed their exploits are celebrated and many female sports stars become icons and national heroines. In a world where obesity … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Viagra Now Enhancing Performance Outside Of Bedrooms!

Given the incredible potential for fortune and fame in professional sports, it is little surprise that athletes are willing to cheat in order to gain an edge. Talk of performance enhancing substances began in the late 1980s, and the conversation … Continue reading

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