The three people who are under the most pressure to deliver a World Cup title: Neymar Despite being one of the most talented players to ever grace the football pitch, Neymar is still missing a piece from his legacy – an international title. Although Brazil won the Copa America in 2019, Neymar never played a […]
Unpacking Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)￼
Everyone experiences a range of reactions after a shocking or dangerous event, many recover from it naturally but for a person with PTSD, these events grow stronger on their mindset and soon the symptoms become severe interfering with their daily activities, relationships and work. So What’s PTSD? Let’s check out these definitions: According to the […]
Brian Flores and the NFL: A call for change￼
It has been quite a busy week in the world of sport. A lot of key moments and headlines from around the globe have made for interesting conversations, articles, interviews, and much more. However, no story is as big as what the next sentence is about to say. The NFL got sued this week and […]
2022 NBA All-Star Picks
Thanks to a much-improved Eastern Conference, injuries in the disappointing Western Conference, and overall parity in the NBA we haven’t seen in years, there’s a crowded field of worthy All-Star caliber players this year. Like any other season though there are only 24 spots. Hairs have to spilt between some of the most impressive athletes […]
A Day at Arsenal (Part 2): Arsenal vs Burnley
Arsenal vs Burnley. Emirates Stadium. 2pm kickoff. If Arsenal wins they go back into fourth position. Burnley has won one game in the league all season. What could go wrong? Well, if the start of the game was anything to go by, a lot could go wrong. Burnley started the brighter and created the first […]
A Day at Arsenal (Part 1): Arsenal vs Manchester City
‘New year new me (but same me though).’ Words uttered by basketball player LaMelo Ball but truly lived by Arsenal Football Club. This year is seen by many as the year that Arsenal take another step towards the elite clubs in English football. To make that step, they have to prove that not only can […]
The 20 Best Albums of 2021
Congratulations. You’ve survived another year. Another year of a pandemic, another year of zoom calls & sticking cue-tips in our noses every other day, but most importantly another year of great music. Opinions seem to be pretty mixed about whether 2021 was a good year for music, and I think that’s fair. Me personally, I […]
The Ashes: Post-Mortem on England’s Devastating Loss
It will come as no surprise to many of you to find out that England has again lost the Ashes in Australia. Overnight, Australia bowled England out for 68, to win the test match by an innings and fourteen runs. Australia now leads 3–0 in a five-match series, and if you are a betting man, […]
Edouard Mendy: Explaining The Disrespect
Edouard Mendy, not Benjamin, deserves more respect and football can be racist. Right! I’ve got your attention. Now, let us dissect those two points and see how they are linked. The Ballon D’or awards ceremony happened this past week. As is usual with these awards there was huge controversy regarding the winners and this year […]
How To Manage Creative Blocks
Have you ever tried writing a story, drawing, or composing music and nothing comes out? It’s just you staring at the blank paper trying to force that incredible idea out and yet feels like something is blocking it? Yes, that’s a creative block and it happens to everyone in the creative professions; artists, artistes, poets, […]
Racism, A systematic oppression or injustice in sports?
Racism is an evil that has been affecting our society since ages. Our society has witnessed some great movements and men in the fight against this social evil that has resided among us for centuries. Although, it won’t be wrong, according to me to say that at this point of time, our world is the […]
The Boston Celtics Have Too Many Good Problems and One Solution
After Kyrie Irving’s 2nd acrimonious exit from his 2nd NBA team, it seemed like the Boston Celtics had gelled similarly to how they performed when the star point guard was injured in the 2018 playoffs. The 2019-20 season ended in the same way that season did: with a run to the Eastern Conference finals, and […]
Azeem Rafiq and Yorkshire: What is going on?
While most of the cricketing world has its eyes on the World Cup in the UAE, there is a huge crisis in Yorkshire. As you can tell from the title, this crisis involves Yorkshire County Cricket Club and former captain Azeem Rafiq. For those that are unaware of the situation, here is a brief background […]
Golf: Where Are The Black Golfers?
A few weeks ago, the Ryder Cup was on TV. For those who do not know, the Ryder Cup is a men’s golf competition contested by a team from Europe and one from the USA. This year, Team USA demolished Team Europe 19–9 and reclaimed the trophy they had lost in the previous edition. However, […]
HOW TO EVICT WORRYING FROM YOUR LIFE
These days there are a lot of activities that keep us worried and anxious: finances, politics, family issues, and personal matters. Sometimes you worry about a certain situation that may seem impossible at that time, so you roll it over and over in your mind, trying to find a possible way to fix it. Sometimes, […]
JAMES BLAKE DELIVERS THOUGHTFUL ART POP WITH “FRIENDS THAT BREAK YOUR HEART”
The 5th studio album from James Blake, “Friends That Break Your Heart”, is easily his most accessible project yet, even more so than 2019’s “Assume Form”, where the Mercury Award winner took inspiration from his frequent hip-hop collaborators, using just as many tight hi-hats as vocoders. Blake is talented enough to keep the change from […]
Is it too late for the Chiefs to turn it around?
Last February the Kansas City Chiefs made back-to-back Super bowls with arguably one of the most talented quarterbacks ever and exceptional offensive weapons. It looked like the start of a future dynasty after winning the Superbowl the year before, all they had to do was beat Tom Brady the then 5-time Superbowl winner, with his […]
Debunking The Myths Of ‘elusive’ K-POP
The birth of music has served as a purpose of getaway from the mundane happenings to inspirational, melodic tunes that guided slaves to opposing Russian invasion, etc., music plays a role in uniting people and inspiring numerous protests and revolutions. In recent days, there has been an emergence of mixed reactions of sensible as well […]
“We Want to be in the spotlight too.” Sierra Leone’s Women’s Cricket Team Interview from Botswana
Linda Bull (c), Adama Kamara, Aminata Kamara, Ann Marie Kamara, Zainab Kamara, Ramatu Kassim, Mabinty King, Isatu Koroma, Janet Kowa, Fatmata Parkinson, Fatu Pessima, Mabinty Sankoh, Mary Sheriff, and Marie Turay. These are the women that will be representing Sierra Leone at the 2021 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Africa Qualifier. A team that is […]
Work: Must you always go?
Before we start, let me answer your questions. Yes, this is an article centered around Harry Kane. He does play for Tottenham. Yes, you were promised that Tottenham would never be mentioned in this blog. However, this is current news. You always have to go where the story takes you, even if it is to […]
Sha’Carri and the Olympics: What Happened?
Hello, it has been a while. But, that does not mean that you should not have been following what has been going on in the world of sports. Well, if you have not, here is a recap. The Euros and Wimbledon have been on. We have also had the NBA playoffs and now NBA finals. […]
Naomi Osaka: Prioritize Your Mental Health
In an ideal world, you would not have to read this article. You would not have to read articles where people feel the need to commend Naomi Osaka for putting her mental health first. But, thanks to the Roland Garros organisers and the critics who believe that athletes deserve no sympathy, here we are. For […]
Gender Pay Gap in Sports: What do we do?
For the people that watch the NBA, you know one of the loudest characters in the sport is Draymond Green. Green is also one of the more polarizing figures in the NBA and has never been one to shy away from voicing his opinion. On March 27th, in a series of tweets, Green seemed to […]
Tiger Woods: How Does the Movie end?
Every so often, you get a notification on your phone that makes you look twice. It can be a piece of positive information, like Arsenal making a new signing, or it can be negative information, like being told that Tiger Woods has been in a car accident. The weird part about this notification is what […]
Black History Month: Great Black Women
During Black History Month, we honour the greats of previous generations that paved the way for so many of us to be where we are today. In sports, it is no different. There are so many men and women who sacrificed a lot and made history in the process. By doing this, they opened the […]
The End of an Era: Parker and Ogwumike
I was introduced to basketball around 2009–2010. That was the year that the Lakers beat the Boston Celtics in a seven-game series. I vaguely recall watching that game seven. I remember that time because I accidentally stumbling across the Lakers vs Utah Jazz game. Accidentally only because I was not supposed to be awake at […]
I Watched The Playbook on Netflix: What The Great Coaches Say
Here is a little secret for you all. For a very long time now, I have thought about starting my coaching badges to become a football coach. It is rather expensive and frankly, Medium does not send me enough money to buy a chocolate bar let alone to pay the amount of money the FA […]
The Greatest Winner: Who is Maya Moore?
We are living in very weird times. It is almost the end of July and not only are we watching the remaining games of the Premier League season, but we will also see the return of the NBA season in a couple of weeks. The way American sports seasons work the NBA will end and […]
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