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Tell me why I do like Mondays – football on TV

There was a time when football, in its various guises, was generally something for the weekend. But the long-running success of a US TV show has made football at the start of the week something of a global media phenomenon.

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How a Super League shock played out in social media

Among all the codes of football, rugby league seems to produce more than its share of off-field controversy – and this week’s jaw-dropping announcement of the new Super League licences was played out in real-time through social media.

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You’re a football fan? Well, it is a great game(s)

So you’re a football fan? Which football? Here’s our quick dash through the great games that share the name.

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In sport, sometimes more is less

For fans of international sport, these may appear to be the best of times. Top-level international competition seems to be taking place all the time. But is that actually a good thing?

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Why are sports bosses so scared of social media?

England’s cricketers are the latest professional athletes to face the prospect of a ban from social networks such as Twitter and Facebook. It seems a drastic measure, and one which will upset the many followers of players such as Graham Swann and Kevin Pietersen, but sports organisations do seem particularly scared of social media. Continue reading

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