Monthly Archives: September 2016

Protest in NFL spreads

Despite massive pressure by the monopoly media, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s protest against injustice and state murders of African-Americans spread across the US National Football League (NFL) on Sunday on the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.

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Kaepernick protest spreads to NHL

Kaepernick anthem protests spark controversy in NHL

Team USA head coach John Tortorella | Greg Bartram / Reuters

Tampa Bay Lightning forward J.T. Brown has hit out at Team USA Coach John Tortorella over his comments about sports stars refusing to stand for the national anthem  – a trend recently set by NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick.

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Electronic snooping on the All-Blacks

All Blacks perform the haka, during the Rugby Championship 1st Bledisloe test match against Australia at Sydney | Brett Phibbs

All Blacks perform the haka, during the Rugby Championship 1st Bledisloe test match against Australia at Sydney | Brett Phibbs

The bugging of the All Blacks team room ahead of the first Bledisloe Cup test in Sydney last week is a continuation of a “long and ignoble tradition”, according to one of the foremost authorities on sports corruption.Declan Hill, an academic and investigative journalist, told the New Zealand Herald that the planting of listening devices in team hotels was common and even endemic in some parts of the world. Continue reading

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A bedraggled, sorry imitation of a national team

Honduras' Alberth Elis, left, and Canada's Dejan Jakovic battle for the ball during a World Cup qualifying match in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, on Friday. Honduras won 2-1 | Arnulfo Franco/AP Photo

Canada’s Dejan Jakovic fouls Honduras’ Alberth Elis, as they battle for the ball during a World Cup qualifying match in San Pedro Sula. Honduras won 2-1 | Arnulfo Franco/AP Photo

By TONY SEED

After some wonderful football (soccer) in the World Cup and the Olympics, it was painful to watch the Canadian men’s team play Honduras tonight in a qualifying match for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. The game was played in San Pedro Sula before 40,000 people, and it is extraordinary that they have not won a single match in Honduras since 1985 – 35 years – and are not likely to win another for the next 35 years. Continue reading

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