What We Learned From Week 1 Of The NFL Season

Every week in the NFL means a little bit more than a single game does in other sports, with the possible exception of the English Premier League.  After all, every NFL game constitutes about 6% of their yearly schedule, whereas baseball is closer to 0.5% and the NBA is just over 1%.  All that is to simply say, every game matters in the NFL. Continue reading

Equestrian Olympians

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Zara Phillips – By Henry Bucklow, via Wikimedia Commons

It’s hard to believe that it’s more than a year since we all sat glued to our seats watching the London 2012 Olympics. As well as being a huge success for the UK in general, it was a massive success for Team GB and in particular the equestrian team, who scooped one individual gold medal, two team golds, a team silver and an individual bronze. Since the high profile Olympic success though most of the team have disappeared from public view, and given that the Commonwealth Games don’t have any equestrian sports, what are the Olympians doing until Rio 2016? Continue reading

The Four Most Valuable Trophies In Sports

4 Most valuable sports trophiesMuch ado is made about the salaries given to professional athletes, so it’s only fitting that the most expensive trophies in the world are also bestowed upon sports’ greatest heroes. No disrespect to the Oscar or the Grammy, but the price of those statues pale in comparison to the tens of thousands that go into producing major sports championship trophies. Below are the four most expensive trophies in all of sports and all of the world. Continue reading