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Six Most Expensive Sports
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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Last Word Staff - Oct 12, 2015

The FIFA World Cup is the most prestigious international football competition. Every once in four years, millions of fans attend the event from all over the world. In just a few months Qatar is going to host the World Cup 2022. Qatar’s hosting decisions heightened the excitement among fans exceptionally. According to Surprise Sports, the […]

Emirates Stadium Arsenal Football Club
Last Word Staff - Oct 12, 2015

The logos donned by football teams represent their history and are riddled with esoteric messages filled with hidden meanings. Many fans remain unaware that the symbol of their favourite team’s crest tells its own story. What does it mean when a particular animal is the highlight of a logo? Similarly, what’s the deal with the […]

Qualifying US Open
Eddie Davey - Oct 12, 2015

Most golf fans think of mid-June, Father’s Day, when they think of the U.S. Open, few even know the virtually untold story of US Open Qualifying. While the winner accepts the trophy on Sunday afternoon, the true “open” part of the U.S. Open takes place in relative silence at qualifying events held weeks before the […]

Kaiden Guhle
Michael Kovacs, ADMIN - Oct 12, 2015

It was announced on December 12th that nineteen-year-old Kaiden Guhle will represent Team Canada as its captain for the 2022 IIHF World Junior Championship. The teenager is currently playing for the Edmonton Oil Kings in the Western Hockey League. Guhle was traded to the Oil Kings by the Prince Albert Raiders on the very same […]

Premier League
Last Word Staff - Oct 12, 2015

Football s one of the most followed sports on the planet and has billions of loyal fans. While leagues like Serie A are very popular, the biggest draw is arguably the English Premier League. There are many reasons for this – with the fast-paced action and tough tackling being important. The Premier League is also […]

Sega Powered’ Magazine
Matt Jarvis - Oct 12, 2015

Dean Mortlock knows more than a thing or two about the video gaming industry having worked on some of the best known magazines of yesteryear and especially when it comes to all things Sega. Now he decided that the time is right to bring print media Sega goodness back to the fans with the launch […]

Bruno Lage
Tom Cunningham, Editor - Oct 12, 2015

Not many fans knew the name Bruno Lage before he stepped foot in the Wolverhampton Wanderers technical area in the summer; nobody really knew what to expect. In all honesty, it all felt a bit ironic that once again, Wolves were turning to the Portuguese to oversee a change in fortune. It all felt a […]

Michael Kovacs, ADMIN - Oct 12, 2015

Caesars is one of the biggest brands in the world of gambling and its online foray – with a sportsbook – is not too far off in terms of being perfect. The sportsbook from Caesars is available in different parts of the United States. After initially beginning its operations in the states of Pennsylvania, Indiana, […]