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2010 – Death of Alexander Gordon Higgins (b. Belfast) also known by his nickname of Hurricane Higgins.

Alex Higgins, who hit the snooker world like the hurricane which became his nickname, was to become the biggest box-office draw the game has ever known. 82 more words

Irish History

Snooker Legends

As I sat watching the 2016 Snooker World Championship Final (congratulations to Mark Selby – and Leicester City Football Club – what a time to be a Leicesterunian!), I thought back to my first visit to the World Championships with my dad, Alec Hickson, in 1973 (when I was 10 and my dad was 43 and the final was the best of 75 frames, played out over five days: Ray Reardon beat Eddie Charlton 38-32). 946 more words


The Rack Pack (2016) - 2016 Film-A-Day 62

The Rack Pack is a biopic which tells the stories of competing snooker stars Steven Davis and Alex Higgins in the 1980’s. It is a film that whilst flawed in many ways tells an interesting story. 404 more words

2016 Film-A-Day

The Rack Pack Review

A BBC iPlayer exclusive, charting the rivalry between Alex Higgins and Steve Davis. The Hurricane versus The Nugget – will it knock you Snooker Loopy? 870 more words


Men in Leadership, MAC Action, Claeys, Elon's Allison, Mizzou

***  The leadership at the top is still mostly white and male at FBS’s 128 schools, according to The Institute for diversity and Ethics in Sports.  525 more words