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    Too Many MVPs

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    by Karan Madhok

    As the NBA season reaches its climax, who’ll win the crowded MVP race? There are essentially two types of races in every walk of life. The first type is really not a race at all but a massacre, a dominant performance by one individual far and above ahead of all competitors. The second type is the real contest, a neck-to-neck battle between several individuals which is decided only in the final moments. In recent years, the race to the NBA MVP has been less of a contest and more of a one-man show, with one individual ultimately stamping his dominance...

  • GNDU Amritsar victorious

    All India Inter University American Football Championship 2015 – GNDU, Amritsar wins tackle football

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    by Vishnu Ravi Shankar

    Patiala, Punjab, 2nd March 2015: The matches on the final day of the 1st All India Inter University American Football Championship 2015 were played in wet conditions owing to incessant rains on the previous day and the night before. The grand final between home team, Punjabi University, Patiala (PUP) and Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar (GNDU) did not disappoint, despite the rainy conditions. With both teams coming out fired up to begin the game, the atmosphere was set for an electric clash. In the first quarter, GNDU began proceedings with...

  • All-Punjab Final

    1st All India Inter University American Football Championship 2015 – GNDU, Amritsar and Punjabi University, Patiala in Tackle Football Final

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    by Vishnu Ravi Shankar

    Patiala, Punjab, 28th February 2015: The semi-finals for the Division I tackle football teams at the 1st All India Inter University American Football Championship 2015 provided quality entertainment to the crowd at Punjabi University, Patiala. The first semi-final was between Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar (GNDU) and Osmania University, Hyderabad (OU), both of whom had impressed in their quarterfinal matches. The first quarter saw an 80-yard touchdown on a punt return by GNDU player Riar and the team managed to convert the field goal opportunity...

NBA Recap, 30 March 2015: DeRozan scores 42 in Raptors win

Posted on: Mar 31 2015 - 6:19pm | #0
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Lakers beat 76ers 113-111 in OT on Clarkson’s basket PHILADELPHIA: Byron Scott still has a lot to learn about Jordan Clarkson. The Lakers coach is already sure of one thing: Clarkson isn’t the type to wilt under pressure. Clarkson scored 26 points and made the tiebreaking basket with 0.7 seconds left in overtime to lift Los Angeles past the Philadelphia 76ers, 113-111 on Monday night in a matchup of two of the NBA’s worst teams. The rookie guard helped the Lakers pull out a game both teams had incentive to lose. The Sixers currently hold the league’s third-worst record and the Lakers the fourth-worst mark. Philadelphia will get the Lakers’ first-round pick through a previous trade if it falls out of the top five....

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NBA Recap, 29 March 2015: Rockets rolling with Dwight Howard back

James scores 20 and Cavaliers slip past 76ers 87-86  CLEVELAND:  The Cleveland Cavaliers won’t get style points for Sunday’s 87-86 win over the Philadelphia 76ers and that’s just fine with LeBron James. Moving 2 1/2 games ahead of Chicago for second place in the Eastern Conference was all that mattered to James, who led Cleveland with 20 points. The...

Posted on: Mar 31 2015 - 1:10pm | #0
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Vaishakh Nambiar believes in being Fundamentally Sound

This profile was originally in Tadpoles magazine and can be accessed here.  In the beginning, Vaishakh Nambiar was just one of the...

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Dildar Singh Brar: With or Without Basketball

This profile was originally published in Tadpoles Magazine and can be accessed here.  To play or not to play, that is the question...

29th Federation Cup National Basketball Championship to tip off in Pune from tomorrow

29th Federation Cup National Basketball Championship for Men and Women organized by Basketball Federation Of India in association with Maharashtra State Basketball Association and Poona  District Basketball Association, will be held at Shiv Chattrapathi Krida Sankul , Mhalunge , Balewadi ,Pune , Maharashtra from 29th March to 2nd April 2015. The Federation Cup is held annually and is...

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Girls of Gangyap: An Epic Himalayan Basketball Story

[This feature was originally published in Tadpoles magazine on September 24, 2014 and can be accessed here] Sixteen tribal...