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The Sports Archives – What 2014 NBA Draft Prospect Isaiah Austin Teaches Sports Enthusiasts Across the Globe

After many considered his basketball career to be over, Isaiah Austin made one of the most improbable sports comeback in history. The 7-foot-1 leviathan product of the Baylor University already suffered vision loss due to retinal detachment, before being overwhelmed … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Michael Jordan: Dusting Yourself Off

Michael Jordan: Dusting Yourself Off “I’ve failed over and over and over again…” “I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – 1992 U.S. Men’s Olympic Basketball Team: The Dream Team

The “Dream Team” of 1992 brought gold medal glory to the United States in the men’s basketball competition, and showed the world what kind of basketball talent resided in America. While the United States has always presented very good basketball … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – It’s Game Over If Warriors Trade Klay Thompson To Celtics

Photo By Keith Allison from Hanover, MD, USA – Klay Thompson, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=46776944 Feb 23rd will be the deadline of the NBA 2016-17 trade. That would be Thursday next year. That is long enough for some people to … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Netball: Part Net, Part Ball

How often do you get a sport which is “exactly what it says on the tin”? The truth is pretty often, given such examples as football, baseball, etc.…as well as netball! Netball is a competitive activity with roots dating back … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – NBA Draft 2016 – Who will be picked first?

With less than 5 months to go until the NBA off-season, the teams are starting to get a good idea of who will be the big names in the NBA draft for this year. But the draft can be unpredictable … Continue reading

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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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