The Super Bowl; or how sports lost its dignity

Ladies and Gentlemen. Roll up, roll up. The greatest show on turf is upon us once again! The Super Bowl, for one night only, the visible from space extravaganza and finale of the American football season. The behelmeted behemoths that …

An alternative Superbowl

Once a year, the rest of the world turns on its television around midnight and pretends to understand the incredibly complex rules of what it calls “American” football. This consumption of American culture is, as usual, largely done wholesale and …

The darker side of the NFL

The full effects of the brutal tackles and head-on collisions in American football have not been given much recognition. Alexandra Finnigan reports.

Having spent my third year on an Erasmus exchange in an American university in California, I was naturally …

Sports psychology: worth the attention?

Daragh McCashin takes a look at the rise of sports psychology, that elsuive practice of keeping a player in the much-hyped mental “zone.”

Nearly every professional golfer has one on tour with them, it is one of the fastest growing …

New season, new runners for DU Harriers

The 15th of November saw Dublin University Harriers and Athletics Club (DUHAC) take on their first competitive event of the year in the form of the Intervarsity Road Relays, held on the South Campus in NUI Maynooth.…

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