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Legendary Legacy: 30 years on, Mike Tyson In Perspective (Part 3)

About Foreman, it was said that β€œhe thought that the best way to deal with the world was just to become a monster.” (Gary Smith, Sports Illustrated.) Meanwhile, during his Micky Burns interview on Profiles (c 2013), he affirmed β€œI … Continue reading

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Legendary Legacy: 30 years on, Mike Tyson In Perspective (Part 2)

Holyfield broke into the heavyweight division in 1988, stepping up from being the undisputed cruiserweight champ, to beat James Tillis by a technical knockout in the fourth round. Had Tyson beaten Douglas, the 41-1 underdog, he would have surely gone … Continue reading

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Legendary Legacy: 30 years on, Mike Tyson In Perspective (Part 1)

Mike Tyson only fought bums, it might be said, and yet, even if true, as Cus D Amato and Angelo Dundee seemed to both conclude, you can only fight what is in front of you. (In this article, we not … Continue reading

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Brazil 1 – 7 Germany

In between the World Cup and Continental Championships (Euros, Copa America, African Nations, Olympics? etc), the Confederations Cup was played every two years – since 1995 – before FIfa decided to host it every four years instead. Brazil won the … Continue reading

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Greatness and The Drama

The Games Chelsea 4 – 2 Barcelona (Mar 8, 2005) Inter 3 – 3 Roma (2003) Bayern 4 – 0 Barca (2013) France 1 – 0 Brasil (2010) Lyon 7 – 1 Dinamo Zagreb (overcame aggregate) Historic Games Inter Milan … Continue reading

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Comeback Kings

International Draw Germany 4 – 4 Sweden Brasil 3 – 3 Italy (Brasil 1-3 down) Win West Germany – England 3-2 (1970) Turkey 3 – 2 Czech Holland 3 – 2 Czech Angola 4 – 4 Mali France 2 – … Continue reading

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Zinedine Zidane

Estel (13 December 2010) Since the majority of your points* revolve around how Zidane was always carried by his team, especially the France back-line, and how that was the main reason for his better than usual displays for that team; … Continue reading

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