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Oakland Raided: NFL Franchise moves to Las Vegas

The Oakland Raiders are moving to Las Vegas, so let’s remember when Hunter S. Thompson tried to embed with the NFL’s strangest team… The Oakland Raiders have been a thorn in the NFL’s side for decades. From pugnacious owner Al Davis to the team’s raucously rowdy fans and years of mediocrity, the Raiders reveled in being … Continue reading

The Greatest Show On Earth?

The Superbowl. The NFL calls it the ‘Greatest Show on Earth’ and there is a widely held belief in North America that it is the single most important event on the sporting calendar. But the reality is that, at least in terms of global impact/audience, that’s very far from the truth. The World Cup and the … Continue reading