Football, money and bad people doing bad things
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Football, money and bad people doing bad things

The JFK assassination. The moon landing hoax. The diminishing portion sizes served at Oporto. Whatever it is, the Sporting Regard appreciates a good conspiracy theory. While some may dismiss the following as “conspiracy-talk”, you would have to be ozzie the ostrich (or Daryl Summers) not to ackowledge the reality of this frighteningly pervasive undercurrent in … Continue reading

How good are headlines? Answer: very good
Ben Shine

How good are headlines? Answer: very good

Godfather of the Vegas bender, inventor of Gonzo journalism and all-round legend Hunter S. Thompson once described sports writers as “a rude & brainless subculture of fascist drunks”.   As a man who began and finished his career as a sports journalist, with a shit-tonne of drugs and alcohol sandwiched in between, he is undoubedtly qualified to make such a … Continue reading