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10 Most Bizarre Contact Sports on Earth

10 Most Bizarre Contact Sports on Earth

http://www.visitashbourne.co.uk/ashbourne-royal-shrovetide-football/ There are plenty of sports out there, and plenty of weird sports at that; Aussie Rules Football for instance, or boot tossing. However, there are none in the world as bizarre, as unhinged and downright potty as the ten sports...

Michael Vick Won't Play in 2009

Michael Vick Won't Play in 2009

I have this theory that Michael Vick and Barry Bonds are like blood brothers. Except Vick has done his time and Bonds hasn't quite yet. But they are brothers because both are blackballed in their respective sports. The commissioner of the NFL Roger Goodell will probably reinstate Michael Vick but...

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Ten Most Expensive Premier League Transfers

Manchester United have this week recorded quite the Premier League transfer coup by signing Juan Mata from domestic rivals Chelsea for a club record fee. The Spanish playmaker will be charged with reinvigorating the English champions, with high hopes he can recreate his Stamford Bridge form in...

Top 7 Fly Fishing Destinations

Top 7 Fly Fishing Destinations

Fly fishing is a hobby I picked up as a child. I think part of that is growing up in one of the best places possible you can fly fish. As a result of my passion I have managed to fly fish in many locations throughout the United States, and Mexico. I had to consult a few friends in order to make...

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What Is a Free Kick in Soccer ?

A free kick in soccer, as the name suggests is the act of freely kicking the ball in a specific direction without the threat of an instant opposition. In soccer or football, there are two kinds of free kicks. 1. Direct free kick2. Indirect free kick Direct free kickA direct free kick is awarded...

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Soccer Rules:17 Laws of the Beautiful Game

As much as someone might love the game, the rules prescribed by the governing body i.e. FIFA are sometimes not understood properly. No one is to blame for it but at times it’s best to know everything about the game so you can fully understand what happens on the football field in the 90 minutes of...

7 Reasons Why Super Bowl XLIII Is an Instant Classic

7 Reasons Why Super Bowl XLIII Is an Instant Classic

Super Bowl XLIII is a lock for classic game status. Is it better than last year's big game? Probably not. It's hard to beat the ultimate David and Goliath game between the perfect Patriots and underdog Giants. That Super Bowl was close throughout and it ended up being one of the biggest upsets...

Tiger Woods Re-Proposed to Ex Wife Elin Nordegren

Tiger Woods Re-Proposed to Ex Wife Elin Nordegren

In "never in your wildest" news, golfer Tiger Woods reportedly re-proposed to his ex wife, Elin Nordegren, on Christmas. The proposal follows the thirty seven year olds string of scandalous affairs which caused Elin to take custody of their two children and then divorce him for a whopping $110...

Top 12 Must Haves for Every Tenting, Hiking or Camping Adventure

Top 12 Must Haves for Every Tenting, Hiking or Camping Adventure

There’s just something about retreating to the woods, disconnecting from all of the noise, and leaving behind the gadgets of our everyday existence. If you love the outdoors, chances are great that you also love to camp. Whether backpacking, tenting, RVing, or settling in a cabin/lean to, you...

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Jenson Button Wins Action Packed Australian Grand Prix

Jenson Button, driving for McLaren Mercedes, gambled on an early switch of tires to take the victory in Sunday's Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix. Starting in the rain, Button was the first to switch from rain tires to soft compound slicks before the track had dried. While his first few laps on...