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#essential reads

# essential-reads - Sunday 23 August, 2020

Missing the magic of a commentating legend as he turns 90 and the week's best sportswriting
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From The42
# Essential Reads

Missing the magic of a commentating legend as he turns 90 and the week's best sportswriting

Aug 23rd 2020, 8:30 AM 5,915 Views 2 Comments

Plus, a basketball star’s fight for justice and the rise of Champions League finalists Paris Saint-Germain.

# essential-reads - Sunday 14 June, 2020

A British media outlet's take on the Daniel Kinahan/Fury-Joshua controversy and more of the week's best sportswriting
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From The42
# Essential Reads

A British media outlet's take on the Daniel Kinahan/Fury-Joshua controversy and more of the week's best sportswriting

Jun 14th 2020, 3:28 PM 11,642 Views 0 Comments

Plus, Irish sprinter Gina Akpe-Moses on why she feels it would be selfish not to speak out on the Black Lives Matter movement.

# essential-reads - Sunday 13 May, 2018

Another Ferguson, the turbulent life of Eamonn Magee and the rest of the week's best sportswriting
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From The42
# Well Read

Another Ferguson, the turbulent life of Eamonn Magee and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

May 13th 2018, 9:00 AM 5,704 Views 5 Comments

Stick the kettle on and treat yourself to a taste of what the internet had to offer this week.

# essential-reads - Sunday 6 May, 2018

The famous soccer player hiding in plain sight in a bakery and more of the week's best sportswriting
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From The42
# Essential Reads

The famous soccer player hiding in plain sight in a bakery and more of the week's best sportswriting

May 6th 2018, 1:39 PM 11,534 Views 1 Comment

Hakan Sukur has led an interesting life after football.

# essential-reads - Sunday 17 April, 2016

'Michael Owen's Soccer Skills' and the rest of the week’s best sportswriting
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From The42
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'Michael Owen's Soccer Skills' and the rest of the week’s best sportswriting

Apr 17th 2016, 8:30 AM 6,506 Views 0 Comments

Plus, the background behind Masters winner Danny Willett’s stunning triumph is examined.

# essential-reads - Sunday 13 December, 2015

Paul McGrath profiled, Ronda Rousey speaks out and all this week's best sportswriting
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From The42
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Paul McGrath profiled, Ronda Rousey speaks out and all this week's best sportswriting

Dec 13th 2015, 8:30 AM 9,969 Views 0 Comments

Also, the reaction among former NFL players to Will Smith’s latest concussion movie is analysed.

# essential-reads - Sunday 11 October, 2015

No sympathy for Scotland, the white man in that photo and all the week’s best sportswriting
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From The42
# Essential Reads

No sympathy for Scotland, the white man in that photo and all the week’s best sportswriting

Oct 11th 2015, 8:30 AM 10,382 Views 3 Comments

Also featuring a reflection on Brendan Rodgers’ time at Anfield.

# essential-reads - Sunday 4 October, 2015

Defending Arsene Wenger, the Thrilla in Manila and all the week’s best sportswriting
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From The42
# Essential Reads

Defending Arsene Wenger, the Thrilla in Manila and all the week’s best sportswriting

Oct 4th 2015, 7:45 AM 2,707 Views 1 Comment

Also featuring ‘Driving to Work With Keith Hernandez, the Real Mr. Met’.

# essential-reads - Sunday 13 September, 2015

How WWE went mainstream, Wilkinson's dilemma and all the week’s best sportswriting
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From The42
# Essential Reads

How WWE went mainstream, Wilkinson's dilemma and all the week’s best sportswriting

Sep 13th 2015, 7:15 AM 8,481 Views 3 Comments

Also featuring ‘Can boxing trust USADA’ and the lessons Graham Henry from winning the Rugby World Cup.

# essential-reads - Sunday 6 September, 2015

Childhood tennis courts, the part-time bounty hunter and all the week's best sportswriting
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From The42
# Essential Reads

Childhood tennis courts, the part-time bounty hunter and all the week's best sportswriting

Sep 6th 2015, 11:15 PM 5,278 Views 1 Comment

Also, the 15-year-old that is the USA’s top-ranked footballer and wrestler for his grade.

# essential-reads - Sunday 30 August, 2015

Serena Williams' greatness, wrestling's most violent man and all the week’s best sportswriting
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From The42
# Essential Reads

Serena Williams' greatness, wrestling's most violent man and all the week’s best sportswriting

Aug 30th 2015, 8:30 PM 8,217 Views 0 Comments

Also, why Jermain Defoe and his job advert have silly season sewn up.

# essential-reads - Sunday 9 August, 2015

Rowdy Roddy Piper's legacy, Britain's barmiest fan and all the week’s best sportswriting
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From The42
# Essential Reads

Rowdy Roddy Piper's legacy, Britain's barmiest fan and all the week’s best sportswriting

Aug 9th 2015, 7:04 PM 7,442 Views 0 Comments

Also featuring a unique take on the recent All-Ireland SFC action.

# essential-reads - Sunday 12 July, 2015

A tribute to Seán Boylan, what if Cantona never left Leeds and the week’s best sportswriting
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From The42
# Essential Reads

A tribute to Seán Boylan, what if Cantona never left Leeds and the week’s best sportswriting

Jul 12th 2015, 8:30 AM 7,074 Views 0 Comments

Also, a brief guide to the ultimate hipster footballer and the messy saga of ESPN’s ‘Black Grantland’.

# essential-reads - Sunday 2 November, 2014

The relationship between rugby + NFL and the FAI's ticketing fiasco; it’s the week’s best sportswriting
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From The42
# Essential Reads

The relationship between rugby + NFL and the FAI's ticketing fiasco; it’s the week’s best sportswriting

Nov 2nd 2014, 8:30 AM 5,038 Views 0 Comments

Also featuring Muhammad Ali.