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The Sports Archives – NFL 2016 Mid-Season Breakdown

At this time of year, most parts of the United States are experiencing colder weather, but competition in the National Football League is about to turn up the heat! No matter who you might be rooting for this year or … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Cubs Win! Overview of the Baseball Curse

A historical moment in U.S. baseball history took place just about a week ago, drawing the 2016 MLB World Series to a close. In an outrageous 10-inning finale to a heated set of 7 games, the Chicago Cubs claimed victory … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Cubs vs. Indians: A Fight to Remember

The 2016 Major-League Baseball championships have arrived and America is once again brimming with enthusiastic fervor. Every year, the MLB World Series nets tens-of-thousands of live spectators and millions of network viewers, all eager to watch a lively showdown between … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Blitz! & Game Theory in American Football

Football (or, as the sport is known beyond North America, “gridiron”) is perhaps the most popular professional-tier sporting activity in the United States, celebrated annually by millions of people for its fun, fast-paced action and healthy competitive spirit. Last July, … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – The Sport known as “Ultimate”

Ultimate, or, as it is more commonly known, ultimate frisbee, is a competitive sporting activity whose gameplay revolves around (as one can imagine) the flying disc! The sport is also widely-played on a recreational “catch” level with omitted/alternative rules. In … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – 2016 Rio Olympics Part 4: Katinka Hosszú

The rigorous involvement of women in the Olympics is officially sourced in the 1900s. The Paris Summer Olympics of 1900 saw the incorporation of women’s events in tennis and golf, and over the next century, more sports began to include … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – 2016 Rio Olympics Part 3: Usain Bolt

The title “fastest man alive” is commonly issued as a substitutive nickname for The Flash, DC comics’ renowned superhero character. However, the title is also utilized as an alternative description of Usain Bolt, accredited Olympic athlete and professional sprinter! Bolt … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – 2016 Rio Olympics Part 2: Michael Phelps

He’s one of the most renowned Olympic athletes in North America as of 2016, and if you’ve paid any attention to the United States’ performance at Rio this past year, you probably know quite a bit about him already! Michael … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – 2016 Rio Olympics Part 1: Overview/Rankings

The official conclusion to the 2016 Summer Olympics (or, as it is more widely and popularly known, Rio 2016) has recently arrived, and participating nations are headed home with proud competitors, many of whom are celebrating proud victory at this … 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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