Archive | July, 2011

Leprechauns Challenged Darren Clarke

That moment when the eventual Open Winner, Darren Clarke’s ball clipped the top of a bunker and somehow escaped and thundered on safely down the fairway. There were at least two other ‘magical’ moments when the commentators suggested that Clarke had ‘the little people on his side’ (note: Clarke did, in fact, play sublime golf  […]

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Riots Provoke Sportsmanship

Street riots broke out in Vancouver after the Canucks ice hockey team lost in the final of the North American Championship (the Stanley Cup) against Boston last month. Police cars were burned, looting and violence spread. One group of Canucks fans did something unusual. Hundreds of  young fans (from Vancouver’s Langley Elementary School) wrote to […]

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