Author: Colin D'Cunha

The Athletic’s Sam Lee talks about covering Man City amid geopolitics’ overlap in sport

Tweet Covering a football club owned by a nation-state is far from a run-of-the-mill gig, but with the advent of nation-state ownership of football clubs in the UK, separating the ownership from the club has become a minefield. For Manchester City, a club that’s been threatening to run away with […]

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Ajax vs Benfica Champions League preview: All to play for in Amsterdam

Tweet With little to separate Ajax and Benfica after the first leg, the two sides will face off on March 15 at the Johan Cruijff ArenA in Amsterdam with a spot in the UEFA Champions League quarterfinals up for grabs. The two sides played out a 2-2 draw in an […]

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Ex-Athletic writer Ethan Strauss on the winds of change in NBA journalism

Tweet Ethan Strauss, former Golden State Warriors beat writer for The Athletic and ESPN, pivoted to Substack in 2021 after just two years at the former. Having been courted by fans (and then Golden State Warriors star Harrison Barnes) to join The Athletic, Strauss gave Warriors fans insightful content over […]

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Review: ‘Untold: Malice at the Palace’ a carefully chaotic retelling of an infamous NBA brawl

Tweet “I want the story out there. What happened? Go frame by frame.” Metta Sandiford-Artest, who went by Ron Artest during most of his NBA days, is vocal about what he wants from “Untold: Malice at the Palace”. He wants clarity. And justice. “Malice at the Palace” navigates through uncharted […]

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As it happened: Leicester City vs Manchester United

Tweet Good afternoon from a marginally sunny London. I’m Colin D’Cunha and welcome to all the happenings this afternoon as Leicester City take on a Manchester United side looking to regain lost ground after a draw at home to Everton last time around. Here are the lineups: Leicester hitman Jamie […]

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February 2024