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“And then the tears fell from my eyes.” Jorge Burruchaga – Argentina’s unsung World Cup hero.

As World Cup Finals go, the one played out between Argentina and West Germany in 1986 would take some beating for drama. The game seemed won, before being cast into huge doubt, and then a late winner decided the issue in favour of the South American passion play. 2,707 more words


All-Time Curve Team: Andrew McCutchen

By Trey Wilson

CURVE, Pa. – No player in Altoona Curve history has gone on to as much notoriety and popularity in the majors as Andrew McCutchen. 455 more words

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Player Profile: Mackenzie Ryan

It’s safe to say that most people wouldn’t believe that senior Mackenzie Ryan has only become an avid runner since freshman year—she’s one of the best runners in the senior class. 317 more words

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Profile: Logan Hill

By Jim Lane

CURVE, Pa.—While his Curve teammates were celebrating an Eastern League championship last fall, Logan Hill was home in Pensacola, Florida worrying about a possible hurricane. 524 more words

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Unlocking the Jacobs enigma

It is the 11th minute of Saturday’s home encounter against the Milton Keynes Dons. Under pressure Nick Powell launches a long ball from his own half. 822 more words

Wigan Athletic

Nasir Olasewere

Name: Nasir Olasewere

Height: 5’10”

Nationality: Nigerian

Age: 23

Idol Player: LeBron James 

Prep Track: Man of the Year – Schoolboy Q

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Roberto Bettega - The Old Lady’s favourite son.

No mother likes to see their son move away, and those that choose to stay at home, looking after their nearest and dearest are very much the favoured offspring; the ones most cherished. 3,816 more words

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