¿Jugando para los limones o la gloria?
Those limey bastards. In the 19th century, British sailors began consuming limes specifically to stave off scurvy, when their peers from other countries began referring to them as ‘limeys’ the nickname stuck as a way to address Englishmen. When it comes to Britain’s premier sports competition, their fans are left with lemons in terms of a post-season, while the rest of the world...
¿Qué hacer en Vancouver cuando tu equipo pierde?
As the Vancouver Canucks teeter on the brink of elimination in the opening round of the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs, the question of how the fans in Van City will react when their team is knocked out is looming. The agony of falling one game short of the ultimate prize was too much to handle for some Canucks’ fans last year. The tensions of experiencing a heartbreaking Game 7 loss, coupled...
Mullens ha sensación Olímpico
Byron Mullens is feeling very Olympic today. Great Britain’s national basketball team just got a whole lot better, now that the sweet-shooting seven-footer from Canal Winchester, Ohio, has officially agreed to play for them at the London Games. Wait, who is Byron Mullens? Up until recently, Mullens was a common punchline relating to debates about the worst rated players on NBA...
El hielo es caliente en Miami
Did you know Miami has an NHL team? Buried beneath the glitz, glam, sun, surf and sand of Dade County lies the Florida Panthers. While the Miami sports scene has undergone a recent renaissance, the Panthers were left behind as the city’s forgotten team. When LeBron James decided to take his talents to South Beach in 2010, the Miami Heat were instantly transformed into a basketball...