Sky Sports and the GAA, cui bono?

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

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With Sky Sports purchase of the rights to 14 games per season over the next three years confirmed, Emmet Ryan looks at the wider implications for the market and its stakeholders.
The GAA

The deal wasn’t exactly welcomed by fans online today, somewhat of an understatement, but in the wider context it’s understandable when you look at [...]

Tactics not Passion: Previewing Dublin vs Kerry

Thursday, August 29th, 2013

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The second All-Ireland Semi-Final pits two of the greatest foes in the sport in opposing corners. Emmet Ryan breaks down the tactical battles that will shape the clash of Dublin and Kerry.
It’s a 70 minute plan
The team Eamonn Fitzmaurice has named for Sunday indicates he plans to treat this game in much the same [...]

WWFO: Toby Imada gets knocked out but takes a moment to realise it

Wednesday, April 6th, 2011

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Bellator’s show at the weekend featured an Xbox-style knockout from Patricky Freire who delivered a devastating knee to Toby Imada’s head. It took Imada a few moments of stumbling before his body caught up with his brain, or maybe the other way around, and he hit the canvas hard.

via Cagewriter.

WWFO: Arkansas Little Rock’s big time buzzer beater

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

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The first games of March Madness take place tonight. The meat of the action won’t get under way until Thursday but don’t tell that to Solomon Bozeman of Arkansas Little Rock.

Technically it’s not a buzzer beater as there was still a second on the clock but it’s worth posting anyway as that shot sent the [...]

WWFO: American University bring trick shots to the next level

Friday, March 4th, 2011

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Trick shot compilations are all the rage lately but this compilation by American University of the Patriot League is particularly special. The highlight of this compilation, featuring Joe Hill and Steven Luptak, comes at the very end but it’s worth watching the full video.
American University Basketball Trick Shot Demonstration @ Yahoo! Video
Hill and Luptak could [...]