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Links related to sports presented in somewhat random fashion:

Elsewhere on the Web
https://athlonsports.com
http://www.lindyssports.com

Shopping
Epic Sports strives to provide its customers with the best value for their sporting goods dollars by offering them the best prices on quality sports equipment and the fastest turnaround time on trophy’s and uniform printing/embroidery.
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Buzzword Bingo
Ball – Champ – Dead rubber – Drill – Game Day – Game Plan – Playbook – Team – Team Effort – Undefeated – Underdog – Upset – Wooden Spoon

Sports Equinox
https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/this-is-the-greatest-sports-day-of-the-year
As my former colleague Reuben Fischer-Baumwrote on a couple of occasions, it’s when all four major U.S. sports leagues — the NFL, NBA, NHL and MLB — play at least one game on the same day. Historically speaking, it doesn’t happen often. There have only been 17 sports equinoxes in history, including Thursday:

Dead rubber is a term used in sports to describe a match in a series where the series result has already been decided by earlier matches. The dead rubber match therefore has no effect on the winner and loser of the series, other than the number of matches won and lost.

game rules

Soundcloud
https://soundcloud.com/mediasportpodcastseries

Spanish
http://www.aquehorajuega.net

Blogs
Awful announcing
Sports scientists

Flickr Groups
World sports
Art and sports

Twitter
@EdgeofSports
@abcgrandstand
@UniWatch

Idioms
Hit below the belt

Video
Sport: a panel discussion with William McInnes, Gideon Haigh and John Harms. Adelaide Writers’ Week

Sports and the Environment
Green passport
Hartmut Stahl on The impact of the 2010 FIFA World Cup on Climate Change
View Questions and Answers
Sport and Environment – UNEP
http://www.guardian.co.uk/sustainable-business/nfl-champion-sustainability

Sports Tourism
Sports Tourism: Tough Legacy or Golden Jackpot? – WTM

Mega sporting events: Why bother? – Counterpoint

Events
Sporting Traditions: The Cultural Paradigm, Reinvigorating Sport History

Elsewhere on the Web
Edge of Sports
Daily Mail
Sports Illustrated
https://sicovers.com/current-covers
The Mesoamerican Ballgame
http://sportingnews.printstown.comhttp://sportingnews.com
http://www.eurosport.com

Players Tribune
http://www.theplayerstribune.com
http://www.theplayerstribune.com/travis-kelce-what-you-dont-know-about-being-a-tight-end
http://www.theplayerstribune.com/category/tribune-radio
https://twitter.com/playerstribune

Basketball
http://espn.go.com/mens-college-basketball

Chess Boxing
Chess Boxing
Competitors may win by knockout, checkmate, a judge’s decision or if their opponent’s twelve minutes of chess time elapses.

Curling
Curling – Wikipedia

Hockey
WorldwideHockeyGods
Odds
http://www.usatoday.com/sports/gaming/sheridan.htm

Olympics
Olympics 2012 – BBC
International Olympic Committee
2010 Olympic Game FAQs – Hello, BC
2010 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games

Stadiums
Rugby Grounds and Stadiums – 2Rugby
The Best Seat in the Houe – Sports Factor
Drought not out – ABC
Stadiums That Shape Downtowns: The Impact of Stadiums on Urban Redevelopment – Populous

TV Networks
http://www.setanta.com
http://sports.espn.go.com
http://www.foxsports.com/foxsportsgo

Viewing
Roja Directahttp://twitter.com/rojadirecta
Live TV
Live Score Hunter
Sportstream
http://myp2p.eu
Commonwealth games
Commonwealth Games – ABC
Delhi defends its Games accommodation – TravelMole
The Royal Commonwealth Society
Commonwealth Games Federation
Recommended listening – Relevance of the Commonwealth Games

Quotes
It seems to me that the corporatising of the game came with a certain sanitising, that they wanted the game boxed and packaged for television rights, as a product rather than a process. – Mick O’Regan, The last quarter: Martin Flanagan on footy

Cliches
Keep your head in the game.

Military and Sports in the USA
http://www.wbur.org/onlyagame/2018/07/20/military-sports-astore-francona

Planeta.com

Sports

Culture

Las Vegas Raiders

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