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Zinedine Zidane’s ‘most creative and smart plays’ have been compiled in viral video

Few footballers in history have oozed class quite like Zinedine Zidane. Nobody is under any illusion that 'Zizou' can compare statistically with the likes of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, but the World Cup winner was never about the numbers. Football fans, ourselves included,...

Ex-sports minister says French league was cancelled too early

Image Source : GETTY IMAGES Ex-sports minister says French league was cancelled too early The French football leagues were cancelled too early under government pressure, a former sports minister claimed Saturday. The top two football leagues in men's football and the top league in women's football ended early, as did the Top 14 rugby league,...

My most memorable moments covering sports (Part 3 – High School) – Crescent City Sports

(Photo: Parker Waters)The whole sports world has been shut down for a couple of months. It started when the NBA shut down on March 13. The NHL followed suit almost immediately. Then the dominoes took down the climax to the college basketball season and other college sports. The LHSAA managed to complete its basketball season before pulling the plug on...

DeSean Jackson, Lane Johnson Talk NFL Games Without Fans, LeSean McCoy to Eagles | Bleacher Report

Michael Perez/Associated PressPhiladelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson and offensive tackle Lane Johnson said Saturday the NFL should give fans watching on television unprecedented access if they're not allowed in stadiums during the 2020 season because of the coronavirus pandemic.The Eagles teammates discussed the situation on Johnson's Outside The Lane show on YouTube.Jackson said playing games without people...

Inside story on how Liverpool superstar Virgil van Dijk went from failing full-back to Lionel Messi rival

Some diamonds need more polishing than others. In footballing terms, the 2019 Ballon d'Or list is perhaps the perfect example. Just seven points separated Lionel Messi from runner-up Virgil van Dijk in Paris last year, as the Barcelona superstar claimed the most prestigious individual honour in football for a record sixth time. Far from being despondent at silver,...

How high-flying 1983 Sixers beat Lakers at their own game in NBA Finals

It’s no great revelation to say that the NBA was much different the last time the Sixers won a championship. The shorts were shorter and the three-point shot was more of a novelty than an emphasis. We watched Game 1 of the 1983 NBA Finals, a 113-107 Sixers win over the...

Will we get to see Playoff Zion Williamson in action?

DALLAS, TEXAS - MARCH 04: Zion Williamson #1 of the New Orleans Pelicans warms up on the court before taking on the Dallas Mavericks at American Airlines Center on March 04, 2020 in Dallas, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms...

Bundesliga 2020, scores, results: Bayern Munich crush Fortuna Dusseldorf

Robert Lewandowski scored twice as Bayern Munich took a confident step closer to an eighth straight German title with a 5-0 demolition of Fortuna Dusseldorf in an empty stadium on Saturday.With five games remaining, Bayern moved into a 10-point lead over Borussia Dortmund, which plays at Paderborn on Sunday.Only Bayern’s players and staff were there to cheer the...

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