Links related to sports presented in somewhat random fashion:
Epic Sports strives to provide its customers with the best value for their sporting goods dollars by offering them the best prices on quality sports equipment and the fastest turnaround time on trophy’s and uniform printing/embroidery.
As my former colleague Reuben Fischer-Baumwrote on a couple of occasions, it’s when all four major U.S. sports leagues — the NFL, NBA, NHL and MLB — play at least one game on the same day. Historically speaking, it doesn’t happen often. There have only been 17 sports equinoxes in history, including Thursday:
Dead rubber is a term used in sports to describe a match in a series where the series result has already been decided by earlier matches. The dead rubber match therefore has no effect on the winner and loser of the series, other than the number of matches won and lost.
Hit below the belt
Sports and the Environment
Hartmut Stahl on The impact of the 2010 FIFA World Cup on Climate Change
View Questions and Answers
Sport and Environment – UNEP
Sports Tourism: Tough Legacy or Golden Jackpot? – WTM
Competitors may win by knockout, checkmate, a judge’s decision or if their opponent’s twelve minutes of chess time elapses.
Curling – Wikipedia
Commonwealth Games – ABC
Delhi defends its Games accommodation – TravelMole
The Royal Commonwealth Society
Commonwealth Games Federation
Recommended listening – Relevance of the Commonwealth Games
It seems to me that the corporatising of the game came with a certain sanitising, that they wanted the game boxed and packaged for television rights, as a product rather than a process. – Mick O’Regan, The last quarter: Martin Flanagan on footy
Keep your head in the game.
Military and Sports in the USA