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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

2010 – Death of Alexander Gordon Higgins, also known by his nickname of Hurricane Higgins.

Alex Higgins (b. Belfast), 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. 80 more words

Irish History

It's There! Can you Keep the Noise Down, Please!?

Over the course of the World Championship I’ve challenged one snooker aficionado to highlight the best quirky, outlandish, unusual, laughable and questionable observations of each day. 568 more words

Snooker News

Fin's Fables: The Magic of the Crucible

By Fin Ruane

As the countdown continues to this year’s World Snooker Championship in Sheffield and all eyes turn to the Crucible Theatre, many snooker fans are looking forward to visiting the famous venue – some for the umpteenth year in a row, others for the very first time. 1,000 more words

Ronnie O'Sullivan

March 18 in history

37 The Roman Senate annulled Tiberius‘ will and proclaimed Caligula emperor.

1229 Frederick II,  Holy Roman Emperor declared himself King of Jerusalem during the Sixth Crusade. 742 more words