NBA: LeBron’s Magic Takes Championship For Cavs

Whilst not a foregone conclusion that the Warriors would walk to the NBA Championship, it was a feat many expected them to accomplish. Certainly when you consider the feats achieved at the Oracle Arena, an unparalleled 54 game winning streak, the Championship seemed theirs to lose. Stephen Curry has spearheaded this remarkable season in which…

Koeman to Goodison: Tactical Excellence or Fools Errand?

Ronald Koeman’s departure from Southampton to join Everton is as surprising as it is bold, both from the Dutchman, and from the new Toffees owners who have brokered such a deal to bring him to the club. Koeman leaves with the Saints preparing for European football, having only built promisingly on the foundations laid by…

Turbulent Tennis Still an Elitist Sport?

The shockwaves are still rippling from Maria Sharapova’s admission of her failed drugs test as tennis finds itself being plunged into another controversial episode this week. Choicest remarks made by Indian Wells organiser Raymond Moore, in which he openly states the women’s game as being inferior to the men’s, have sparked outrage from various tennis…

Assessing Spain: How Are The Mighty Fallen? 

Spain’s domination of world football will go down as one of the sport’s finest achievements. The subsequent downfall of their squad and the destruction of the country’s own ‘tika taka’ format of play will be remembered as an ignominy they are desperate to forget.  Vicente del Bosque, in his attempts to re-establish Spain as a…