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Who Looks Set To Win This Year’s Champions League?

For me the Champions League is the absolute pinnacle of football and I cannot wait to see who will loft this year’s trophy. In recent years the competition has been dominated by Barcelona and Real Madrid, with only a couple of exceptions but this could be the year that this all changes. With 5 English clubs entering the competition’s last 16, could this be the year that an English club finally buck the trend? I had a chat last week with my buddy Greg Lindae about who he thinks will lift the trophy, and here is what we arrived at.…

Football Legends

There are very few professions that have as many legends as the sport of football. Not just local legends but demi-gods who have captivated the imagination of the world. The game otherwise known as soccer is the world’s most famous sport. That is why the soccer betting and online pokies real money industry is the most lucrative in the gambling industry. Even internet casinos have many real money slots based on the sport. Blasts from the Past Many people have grown up with many of their favorite soccer stars. This means that the stars retire while their biggest fans are…

The Road to the 2018 Kentucky Derby Begins

(Image Credit: Flickr / Telmo32) On May 5th, 2018, twenty thoroughbred horses and their jockeys will line up at the starting gate of Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. They’re there to win the roses (a symbol that their speed can’t be beat), the prize money, and America’s hearts. Each one of them has worked hard to get there, though, competing for months in qualifying races that rank them as the fastest horses, nationally. And 2018 will bring some additional international appeal as well. There are four qualifying series that comprise the Road to the 2018 Kentucky Derby. Traditionally, those qualifying…

What Are The Best Racehorses In Training Today?

Horse racing is a sport that is loved around the world and those who follow the action closely hope each year that a new superstar emerges that is a horse of a lifetime. With the method of breeding used where the best stallions meet the leading broodmares, that is always possible. Here is a look at the best horses which are in training today. Almanzor (FRA) In 2016 the French-based horse Almanzor dominated Europe with five consecutive victories as a three-year-old, including the Qipco Champions Stakes on British Champions Day at Ascot in October. Such was his dominance, he ran…

Most successful football teams in the world

The old proverb has an undeniable truth to it: nothing succeeds like success. One look at the world of professional football will tell you that. Out of the thousands of clubs that have competed at professional level during the past century, the same dozen or so names always come up when the notion of “overall success” is raised. Some might find it peculiar that all the greatest football clubs on the planet can be whittled down to less than 20 names with relative ease, but that’s sport for you. If you begin to win on a regular basis, the hunger…

Should the Sacramento Kings compete or rebuild?

The 2016-2017 season hasn’t been a kind one for the Sacramento Kings. As of the writing of this article, the team has limped its way to a 25-41 record, making it likely that they will be watching the playoffs from the press box this season. As such, Peter Benedict St. Andrews and countless other Kings fans are waiting anxiously to see what executives will decide to do with the team in the coming months. While we don’t have any pull with the general manager, we’ll share our thoughts on the Kings’ complex situation in the article below. COMPETE: 1) They…

Remembering the life of John Elway Sr.

Throughout the years, football fans everywhere have known exactly what the name Elway was synonymous with: excellence. Associated with star quarterback John Elway of the Denver Broncos, many remember the years where he led dramatic drives deep into the playoffs, culminating with Super Bowl victories in 1997 and 1998. However, it is not well-known that his dad played a huge role in the evolution of the game, as the plays he innovated went on to transform how it was played. Officially John Elway Sr., Jack Elway overcame the initial disappointment of a football career cut short by inventing the spread…