Articles Tagged 'Rugby'

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5 British Sports Traditions You Won’t Find in the U.S.

Anyone who has spent time in the United States will understand that the country rightly prides itself on its own sports. NFL dominates the sporting landscape, while its predecessor, rugby, enjoys only limited popularity; instead of cricket, baseball is preferred; and while soccer is certainly growing here, you’re still more likely to hear about basketball’s […]

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10 British Things About Baltimore, MD

The crime drama The Wire starring British actors Dominic West (Burton & Taylor) and Idris Elba (Luther) was set and filmed in Baltimore, MD from 2002 to 2008. These guys aren’t the only British arrival to “Charm City” as its affectionately called. Check out 10 British things going on in Baltimore: 1. Royal Sonesta Harbor Court […]

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10 Great British Athletes Americans Should Know

With the 2012 London Olympics almost a year behind us, the hype around British athletes has certainly died down in the United States. Unless you are an avid soccer fan, David Beckham is probably the only British player you know. You may also be unsure of the difference between rugby and American football. Or what […]

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How to Enjoy the Super Bowl When You Know Nothing About Football

I need to confess something: up until a few years ago, I thought it was called the “Super Ball” and had something to do with that other popular American sport — the one with the leather gloves and players who wear pajamas. Eventually, I discovered its true meaning — plus the correct spelling and pronunciation. […]