Onside Kick: Most Intriguing Draft Prospects

With the 2020 NFL draft now upon us, it’s time to take a look at some of the more intriguing prospects up for selection this April. This week we dive into the five most interesting players in this year’s draft, from a promising quarterback with injury issues to a talented linebacker with major character concerns.

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Match fixing: Is tennis its own worst enemy?

Tweet Sopot, Poland 2007. Nikolay Davydenko, who was ranked four in the world, was playing Martín Vassallo Argüello in the second round of a small ATP tennis tournament. A simple victory for Davydenko was expected with the Russian taking the first set 6-2. However, something was amiss. Just before the start of the match, the odds were in Arguello’s favour, even as Davydenko took the first set and lead in the second. Millions were being bet on Arguello to win, and it soon transpired why. Davydenko retired from the match…

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Djokovic beats Struff to make Australian Open second round

Tweet As president of the ATP players’ council, Novak Djokovic has some responsibility for player welfare. The bush fires, which have devastated parts of Australia over the past few weeks, have had a dramatic effect on the air quality in the Melbourne area. During the qualifying tournament for the Australian Open, players were suffering with breathing problems with some having to retire from matches due to the poor air quality. It’s difficult to imagine the self-titled “big three” playing in such conditions as the large stadium courts have roofs. As…

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