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Richard Barrett is a Co-Founder and Head of Content at Pundit Arena. You can follow him on Twitter via @TheBoyBarrett .

Graph Shows Frightening Gulf In NBA Ticket Prices

The difference in ticket prices between storied franchises such as the New York Knicks and presumed lottery teams such as the Charlotte Hornets and New Orleans Pelicans is frightening. Despite Derek Fisher’s New York Knicks riding a six-game losing streak and sitting at 4-16 for the season, the average ticket price at Madison Square Garden sits at a steep $130. Bearing in …

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Must See: Filthy 51-Yard Last-Minute Hail Mary Touchdown

Sheer skill or just plain luck? This touchdown from Breshad Perriman off a 51-yard pass from Justin Holman is downright filthy. The last-minute touchdown for the University of Central Florida (UCF) sealed a memorable 32-30 victory over East Carolina, gifting the Knights a share of the American Athletic Conference Title. Check out the touchdown here:

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Snooker Porn: Every Minute Of Ronnie O’Sullivan’s Majestic 147

Ronnie O’Sullivan was in exceptional form at the UK Championship on Thursday night. sealing a 6-0 victory over Matthew Selt with an outstanding 147 in York. O’Sullivan is recovering from a broken ankle and added earlier in the week that his ankle was still causing some discomfort. However, the Rocket showed no lasting effects from the injury and pulverised Matthew Selt …

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Mamba As Potent As Ever: Kobe Bryant Reaches 30k Pts, 6k Assts

Kobe Bryant made  history last night when he became the first NBA player to reach 30,000 points and 6,000 assists, pipping greats like Michael Jordan and Karl Malone. The Black Mamba came into the Lakers’ clash with the Raptors knowing that nine assists would see him etch his name into the history books. But, Kobe being Kobe, he went gung-ho and …

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Stars Lead Tributes To Kerry Legend Declan O’Sullivan

Kerry legend Declan O’Sullivan has retired from inter-county football, bringing an end to one of the most successful footballing careers in the modern era. The Kerry star won five All Irelands with the Kingdom and tasted All Ireland defeat on three further occasions. These successes were punctuated by six Munster Championships and three National Football League titles. O’Sullivan made his …

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A Tale Of Two Chris Henrys

With Irish Rugby player Chris Henry in the news due to a blocked blood vessel in his brain, the names evokes memories of his namesake in the NFL, whose life so tragically came to an end. Dublin, Ireland, November 8th, 2014. – Ulster rugby player Chris Henry pulls out of the Irish squad to play South Africa complaining of severe headaches. Tests show the …

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Ireland’s Chris Henry To See Brain Specialist

Ulster flanker Chris Henry is set for a spell on the sidelines, following the shocking news that the Ireland international suffered a blocked blood vessel in his brain. Henry had been due to start for Ireland in their crunch November international with South Africa just under two weeks ago, but was withdrawn prior to kick-off with complaints of a severe …

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The Most Disgusting MMA Injury You Will See This Week

UFC 180 took place over the weekend and Leslie Smith lost more than just her bout with Jessica Eye. The fighter’s cauliflower ear burst open after a punch from her opponent, which ultimately led to the fight being stopped as the injury worsened. An image of the horrendous injury was tweeted by the female fighter after the defeat. I took …

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Part II: Would This Combined Man United/Arsenal XI Beat Chelsea?

After much deliberation, the teams have been named. It’s Manchester United – Arsenal XI versus Chelsea, and it’s live, only at Pundit Arena HQ. Click here for Part I, where we chose the Best XI from the current Manchester United and Arsenal Squads.   In order to separate these two outstanding teams, we are going to analyse each position individually …

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5 Things To Know About Ireland New Boy David McGoldrick

Ipswich Town’s David McGoldrick has been called up the Republic of Ireland squad for the games with Scotland and the USA. Here’s everything you need to know about the new boy. 1. McGoldrick Says No To Scotland The current Ipswich striker is adopted and qualifies for Ireland through his birth grandmother. Although he was born in Nottingham, England, McGoldrick was courted …

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Robbie Keane With Delicious ‘FIFA Assist’ For Donovan

Robbie Keane continues to wow fans throughout the United States and Sunday night was no different. The LA Galaxy marquee player scored a goal and added three assists during his side’s 5-0 win over Real Salt Lake. The highlight of the game came when Keane played Landon Donovan through with a delicious lob assist that the commentator referred to as an “L1 …

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Dave Kilcoyne: I’ve Got To Deliver

After making his debut in Ireland’s 12-16 defeat to the Springboks in 2012, Munster front row David Kilcoyne feels Ireland need to continue where they left off in their successful 6 Nations campaign when they welcome South Africa on Saturday. Kilcoyne was a temporary replacement for Cian Healy in that game and he believes he needs to deliver if called …

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Leeds AFC: The Biggest Losers In The MSL Debacle?

The much publicised ‘MSL Gate’ refuses to go away and Pundit Arena sat down with Leeds AFC manager Deccy Feagan to get the Ballyvolane outfit’s side of the story. Story So Far – UCC protest due to Leeds fielding ineligible player is denied by MSL. Denied by Munster Football Association. Denied by FAI. Case is taken to arbitration. – UCC …

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Manchester City Star Says Racist Abuse Is A Disgrace

Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has described the racial abuse he has been subjected to on social media as “a disgrace”. Police are investigating after Toure was sent racist tweets within hours of reactivating his Twitter account on Monday. The 31-year-old told BBC Sport: “For me it’s a disgrace to be honest. We need to do something to try to …

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Southampton Defender Hoping For England Call Up

Nathaniel Clyne is hoping his role in Southampton’s stellar start to the season can propel him all the way to the England side. The 23-year-old has been ever-present in Saints’ charge to second place in the Barclays Premier League, making the right-back shirt his own following Calum Chambers’ move to Arsenal. He was rewarded with a first international call-up for …

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Chelsea Battle To Beat Resilient QPR

An Oscar special and an Eden Hazard penalty earned Premier League leaders Chelsea a 2-1 win in a hard-fought west London derby with QPR at Stamford Bridge. Striker Diego Costa returned following a four-game absence with his problematic hamstrings and showed few signs of rustiness as Chelsea took the lead through Oscar’s stunning strike. Try as they might, Jose Mourinho’s …

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Rodriguez Goal Of The Season, Ronaldo Assist Of The Season

Following James Rodriguez’s incredible goal to put Real Madrid 2-0 up against Granada, Cristiano Ronaldo has gone one better with a backheel assist. Cristiano Ronaldo opened the scoring after just two minutes, netting his 22nd goal of the season. We have only just entered November and he is on course for 30+ goals before Christmas. Let that sink in. Rodriguez …

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