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Should the Sacramento Kings compete or rebuild?

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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.

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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…

4 Ways to Take Care of your Cricket Bat

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Cricket players really only have one vital piece of playing equipment, and that is their bat. Whether you are an opening batsman, or the spin bowler, you will have your turn in front of the stumps, and your half century might make all the difference. Bat maintenance, is therefore critical, and if you are about to invest in a new cricket bat, here are some useful tips. Knocking In – Every new bat must be knocked in, which is a process of gently tapping the blade with a special wooden cricket mallet. There is a degree of skill involved in…

Thistlecrack Gold Cup Favourite After Vautour Passing

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With horse racing fans across the UK mourning the death of one of the most successful steeplechasers of the modern era Vautour, the passing of the seven-year-old now means that Colin Tizzard’s Thistlecrack is the overwhelming favourite in the horse racing betting odds among bookmakers to win next year’s Cheltenham Gold Cup. Vautour died after a freak accident at Willie Mullins’ County Carlow yard, and will go down in history, having won three times at Cheltenham, including the Ryanair Chase back in March. Having won easily on his chasing debut at Chepstow recently,  it will be survival of the fittest…

Strategies to Win Big on Sports Betting

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Sports betting is absolutely huge right now, there are hundreds of companies offering odds on almost every sport in existence and the amount of fields that you are able to bet on is incredible. In the past you used to be able to bet simply on outcomes of matches or perhaps the number of points/goals to be scored, these days you can pretty much bet on how green the grass will been on the field. The transformation in sports betting means that it has never been more simple to make good money from gambling, in fact many people do this for…

Can Andy Murray win the US Open this year?

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“Andy Murray at the 2013 US Open” (CC BY 2.0) by  Boss Tweed  It has been a brilliant year so far for Andy Murray. The British star has reached the final of all three Grand Slam events this year; losing to Novak Djokovic in the Australian Open and French Open before claiming victory over Canadian Milos Raonic in the final at Wimbledon in July. On his day, Murray is perhaps the only player that can consistently compete with world number one Djokovic and it is refreshing to see somebody oust the Serbian after a brief era of dominance. Can Andy Murray win the…

Who should you be backing at Glorious Goodwood?

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With less than one week until the 2016 Qatar Goodwood Festival gets underway, it is time to start checking the runners and riders as formal declarations start to come in. The best flat racing thoroughbreds in the business will go toe-to-toe with each other in a number of the most prestigious races in the sport – and plenty of punters from all over the United Kingdom will travel down to Sussex for five fabulous days of exhilarating action. This year, Glorious Goodwood could finally attract as much media attention as Royal Ascot – and rightly so. Goodwood is a magnificent…

Will Terry and Carrick become the next PL stars to join the MLS?

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“Steven Gerrard” (CC BY 2.0) by  araizavictor  Premier League legends Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard made the decision to end their respective careers in the English top flight to join the MLS. The former international midfielders opted to play out their final days at Los Angeles Galaxy and New York City FC respectively, despite arguably having enough ability to continue plying their trade in the top division in England. Many footballers from across Europe, including Andrea Pirlo, have also been convinced to leave the continent for the States in search of a warmer climate, while also raising the profile of the game across the pond.…

The history of boxing

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  Photo by CC user SliderBase on Youtube Of all the sports that we watch on a daily basis, most came about in the past few hundred years. However, there are a select few that can trace their origins to ancient times. Boxing is one of those sports, as people have been fighting each other to prove their physical superiority since the dawn of our species. When two motivated fighters get in the ring with each other, the action can get intense not just for the athletes, but for those in the audience as well. There are even some that log…

Top 4 Fastest Sports in the World

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Does baseball bore you? Saving golf for retirement? If you prefer your sports to be high-action and adrenaline-pumping, here are 4 of the fastest sports in the world. Take a look at this exciting and surprising list below, which includes the top 4 fastest sports in the world. Badminton  This one is surprising for many readers. If you grew up in America, Badminton was a game played in elementary school gyms or with grandma and grandpa at family reunions. Players use rackets similar to tennis-rackets to propel the birdie (also known as the chuckle inducing “shuttlecock”) over a net. The…