Month: July 2020

Rugby Going Alone

NSW Waratahs coach Rob Penney has fired a warning shot at New Zealand Rugby (NZR) to weigh the importance of trans-Tasman relations when considering a new competition to replace Super Rugby. Penney said Kiwi rugby bosses would pay a hefty price if they tried to play hardball over the number of Australian teams in whatever …

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Joey to revitalise the Bulldogs

Canterbury-Bankstown should seriously consider a bid for departing Warriors’ play-maker Blake Green who, along with the signing of a “class” fullback, would make the Bulldogs a “hard team to beat”, says Eighth Immortal Andrew Johns. New Zealand Warriors owner Mark Robinson recently announced that Green would lead an exodus of players managed by controversial NRL …

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Black Tennis-Althea Gibson

In Jezebel’s newest series Rummaging Through the Attic, we interview nonfiction authors whose books explore fascinating moments, characters, and stories in history. For this episode we spoke with Cecil Harris, author of Different Strokes: Serena, Venus, and the Unfinished Black Tennis Revolution, a nonfiction work that chronicles the history of Black Americans in tennis and takes …

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MLB Opens July 23

With the shortened 2020 MLB season on the horizon. Teams are still struggling to get COVID-19 test results promptly, leading to players beginning to opt-out of this season. The U.S. response to the coronavirus has been deeply saddening; as the wearing of a mask has become politicized and seen as oppressive by those opposed to …

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