Sports History

Last Word Staff - Oct 21, 2021

Sports are an excellent way to boost your health and fitness. It allows you to maintain physical fitness and amp up your day like no other. But we often tend to indulge in the same long-drawn sports we have played all our lives. Cricket, badminton, tennis, and football are the most common ones. But did […]

Sponsored Post - Jun 24, 2016

Sports Betting is not synonymous with online gambling, despite many sources lumping everything from poker to daily fantasy sports into one category.

Jake Aferiat - May 1, 2016

Ted Turner, for whom the Braves field is named, once attempted to manage the Braves and as a result, ruined it for any other owner with the same idea.

Hugo Jennings - Feb 19, 2016

The 1986 World Cup will always be remembered for one man: Diego Armando Maradona. Without doubt, he was the star of the tournament and Argentina’s talisman as they became world champions for the second time. Throughout the tournament he took most of the headlines for a whole host of reasons. However, sometimes the narrative about […]

Oscar O'Mara - Feb 18, 2016

Forget Lance Armstrong, forget WADA and USADA, forget Dwayne Chambers, the Russian doping scandal and the IAAF. Performance-enhancing drugs may still endure most sports, yet there remains a similar and ever-present problem compounding all sports; recreational drugs. In 2015, Jake Livermore of Hull City Football Club failed a drug test for Cocaine, Aaron McCary of […]

Jarrett Middleton - Feb 11, 2016

This week marks the 16th anniversary of the passing of Derrick Thomas, one of the great pass rushers in NFL history.

Rohan Suwarna - Feb 10, 2016

NBA Super Teams Are Taking Over the NBA: The days of one superstar and two sidekick stars are long gone now.

Michael Kovacs, ADMIN - Feb 3, 2016

Read about the three most important years in baseball history, and take part yourself!

Michael Kovacs, ADMIN - Jan 21, 2016

Of the 14 SEC teams, five of them share a name with another school within the conference: 3 Tigers and 2 Bulldogs.

Jay Dee Penn, a.k.a B.J. Penn, is one of the greatest fighters to ever grace the Octagon and arguably the best Lightweight in UFC history—an overriding sentiment shared by many MMA writers and fans. Many mixed martial arts enthusiasts during the 2000’s were privileged to witness the many peaks of one of the most gifted […]

Pete Lillo - Dec 9, 2015

Over the last dozen years or so, the phenomenon in collegiate basketball has been the advent of the one and done player.

Cordell Anthony - Nov 9, 2015

The Hockey Hall of Fame is welcoming seven new members into its prestigious halls on Monday, November 9, 2015. Join us here at Last Word On Sports as we take an in depth look at the new inductees. We continue the series with one of the best two-way forwards of the 1990s and 2000s, Sergei Fedorov. 2015 HHOF […]

Ben Kerr - Nov 9, 2015

Known simply as TSN’s Hockey Insider, Bob McKenzie is well respected by colleagues and fans world wide as the best in the industry.

Ben Kerr - Nov 8, 2015

The Hockey Hall of Fame is welcoming seven new members into its prestigious halls on Monday, November 9, 2015. Join us here at Last Word On Sports as we take an in-depth look at the new inductees. We continue our series with a man who joins the Hall under the builder category: Peter Karmanos Jr.  2015 Hockey […]

Scott Habiger - Nov 6, 2015

In early March of 1998 Chicago Bears defensive lineman Alonzo Spellman was embroiled in a series of bizarre incidents. It all started when he was about to take an NFL mandated steroid test in the office of his publicist. Something went awry and Spellman began to act belligerently. He kicked a chair and threw a […]

Andrew Jenks - Oct 12, 2015

If you’re searching for a dose of Rugby action from now until the World Cup quarter finals on Saturday, then the inaugural BT World Wheelchair Rugby Challenge might be right up your street. The competition gets underway this evening at the Copper Box Arena, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London and will finish on Friday October […]

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Cody Flavell - Oct 12, 2015

Golf can be a cruel game. Anyone who’s ever picked up a golf club can attest to this. To become a professional, one most devote an inordinate amount of time into the game. Lessons, practice rounds, hire coaches. All of this is part of getting to a point where you can become an elite player. […]

Vasyl Lomachenko
Michael Kovacs, ADMIN - Oct 12, 2015

Coming up Saturday night in Las Vegas Vasyl Lomachenko will attempt to become the Undisputed world lightweight champion, as he battles American Devin Haney in a scheduled 12-round pay-per-view. Lomachenko, 17-2, 11 KOs, is the former three division world champion taking on the unbeaten American lightweight king in the on the best matchups of the […]

Justin Thomas PGA
Cody Flavell - Oct 12, 2015

As of this past week, Justin Thomas is officially a 30-year old. Thomas has 15 PGA Tour wins to his name, two of those being major championships: the 2017 and 2022 PGA Championship. Ask most golfers and they would be thrilled to have that resume at any point in their career, let alone as a […]

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Andy Moore - Oct 12, 2015

It’s Masters time, the first Major in the golfing calendar and one of the most eagerly anticipated editions arguably ever with plenty of sub plots in a narrative that has everyone hooked (excuse the pun). Here we countdown the our thoughts on who will triumph with a Top 10 in order of who could taste […]

Classic Fights
Last Word Staff - Oct 12, 2015

When it comes down to watching classic fights on your smartphone, there are a couple of options that you should definitely go through. Most are boxing events, but let’s go through each one.

Football News
Last Word Staff - Oct 12, 2015

People who follow this sport up close are probably familiar with them, but others aren’t, so let’s go over some of the top football news stories you should know.

Jordan Spieth at the Valspar Championship
Cody Flavell - Oct 12, 2015

The Valspar Championship was very entertaining for a relatively weaker field. Taylor Moore pulled off his first victory on the PGA Tour. It wasn’t without some drama and late flair from soon-to-be-30-year-old Jordan Spieth. No one moves the needle in golf like Tiger Woods and there may never be another. However, if there is anyone […]

Popular Sports
Last Word Staff - Oct 12, 2015

Popularity is often a subjective term when you’re discussing sport. Football is often held up as the world’s most popular sport because it has the biggest international viewing figures.