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Photo, Kip-koech, CC BY 2.0 The ten-part documentary The Last Dance is an eye-opening miniseries that explores the passion and ability of NBA basketball icon Michael Jordan. During the fall of 1997, a film crew were permitted to follow Jordan and his Chicago Bulls team-mates, with the Bulls chasing a sixth NBA Championship in eight years. The Bulls’ domination was largely due to the commitment and desire of Jordan to be the ultimate sportsman. Jordan is widely praised for helping to popularize NBA basketball in the late 1980s and early 90s, cementing it as a global sporting brand and one…

Super Bowls have rarely been as dramatic as the one we’ve seen in 2020, with Kansas making a late dash for the finish line (or end zone), crushing the 49ers, who for some reason were incapable of running down the clock and achieving a famous victory. With the NFL season scheduled to evade the worst of ongoing world events, everything looks set for gridiron to be nice and ready when the regular season kicks off in September. Here are some of the teams that could be major contenders for Super Bowl LV, which will be hosted this year by Tampa. Who will you put your…

Javier Burillo and I have been talking lately about the grim situation which our football teams find themselves in, and for once we have found common ground in football, despite supporting rival teams. Javier is an Arsenal fan who is perplexed at what has happened to his club, and I am a Spurs fan feeling very much the same. This season Javier and I have called an amnesty, and have unified under a frustrated fans banner. Javier also sympathizes with me as he cannot stand Jose Mourinho, and nor can I. I debated and argued at the time of Jose’s…

The growing technology and user interface upgrades have given birth to an era of online gaming. With the advent of GenZ gamblers, online casinos have ensured they provide the same experience as a land-based casino. However, the house advantage probabilities of the games remain the same, regardless of an online or land casino. Therefore, it is essential to understand the algorithm of the games before settling down to a choice. Online slots and roulette are popular choices among the gambler population. Choosing the best among these games might prove to be a real stumper, especially for a rookie player. Devised…

It isn’t an understatement to say that the Covid-19 strain of the coronavirus has had a monumental impact on the world. For millions of people around the globe, daily life has been upended and replaced with fear and uncertainty. Quarantines, self-isolations, canceled flights, stock market downturns and the closures of schools and business have all come into play. While leading experts and Government officials are still coming to grips with the spread of the virus, most are taking the necessary precautions to try and curb its exposure in the wider community.  As a result, many festivals and large sporting events…

Out of the more than a dozen top level cricket leagues called T20, that play around the world each year, the Indian Premier League (IPL) is the most popular and respected. In the 2019 IPL tournament, nearly 3.5 million peole watched the teams battle it out, and the audiences grow larger every year. No other T20 league can compare with its fan base size. The IPL consists of eight teams that play each other throughout the season. They are the: Mumbai Indians Sunrisers Hyderabad Chennai Super Kings Royal Challengers Bangalore Delhi Capitals Kolkata Knight Riders Rajasthan Royals Kings XI Punjab…

What’s common between a Doosra and T20 odds? Both can be hard to read. Odds are expressed as numbers. Understanding and figuring them out requires some calculation. But you don’t need to be a maths genius to tackle them effectively. Here’s a Simplified Explanation of What T20 Odds Denote, and How They Work Odds represent the probability of an event to happen. They are used as indications to highlight the favourites, the underdogs, the sort of payouts on offer and more. Types of Odds There are three types of odds which are generally listed by bookmakers. Decimal Odds The simplest…

Colour psychology has been heavily researched and discussed, pondering the question of how and why certain colours evoke certain moods. Does green make people feel calm? Does yellow bring energy and make people think of the sun? Does a person wearing a blue suit seem more confident than a person wearing an orange shirt? Although the messages of colours and shades can be a little diverse depending on experience and culture, it’s clear that colours have an impact on the human mood. Let’s take an extension from that — if colour can affect us mentally, can it affect us physically?…

If you’re just getting into the exciting world of soccer betting, there’s an important rule of thumb to remember, and it applies to both beginners and experienced bettors alike. The rule? Stick to the basics. It’s also helpful to understand that just because you’re an experienced sports bettor in one sport, it doesn’t mean the same strategies will apply. Here are four simple tips to keep in mind before you make your first soccer bet. Do Your Research This probably goes without saying, but it’s the most crucial, absolute first step. In order to be a successful soccer bettor, you…

You may not think that the current England lineup needs much improvement. Gareth Southgate’s young side have qualified for the forthcoming Euro 2020 tournament at a canter and never looked in any danger of failing to do so. The team is vibrant, positive, and arguably more exciting to watch than any England side in living memory. Perhaps more importantly, they’ve made fans fall back in love with the team. They may not have won the World Cup in 2018, but their against-the-odds journey to the semi-finals sparked a passion among supporters that had been missing for some time. It’s fair…