Alex Reynolds, a retired, Guardian-reading Englishman with a hatred for mixed martial arts, began training US cage fighters.
The battle between Remain and Leave is already taking a troubling turn.
It’s not just a financial, but a macho thing – the big clubs want to show off that they have a whopper.
Fans of other clubs should learn from Anfield's collective action.
Punters are encouraged to bet responsibly. What a laugh that is. It’s like encouraging drunks to get drunk responsibly, to crash our cars responsibly, murder each other responsibly.
Gary Neville’s Valencia failure would make fools of us all.
No ropes, no harness, no safety net: Jade Kindar-Martin – high-wire artist and stunt double in The Walk – on how it feels to step out into the sky.
Messi, Ronaldo, Neymar and Suárez are the four best players in the world – but none of them plays here. Bit of a puzzle.
What do players wear on the pitch? Trends seem to come and go.
A Test match is not just sport, it is a sustaining way to spend the whole day - and it needs to feel like an experience
Taking my son to the match on Boxing Day was going down memory lane. But who can afford season tickets for all the family these days?
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