Football

Premier League: Man City’s record-breaking run in numbers

Manchester City have scored 52 goals and conceded only 11 in 17 Premier League matches this season Manchester City’s snowballing winning form shows no sign of letting up as we head towards Christmas. The Premier League leaders pulled apart Swansea on Wednesday to extend their record for successive top-flight victories to 15. The only points […]

Football

Dementia & football: PFA tells Alan Shearer it is unsure on numbers

Professional Footballers’ Association chief executive Gordon Taylor says he does not know how many of its 50,000 members have dementia. Taylor was talking in a BBC documentary in which former England captain Alan Shearer investigates the link between the disease and heading footballs. The PFA and the Football Association have pledged to fund research and […]

Basketball

NBA — Inside the numbers on the NBA’s retired numbers

Tracy McGrady being inducted into the Hall of Fame without having his number retired by any of the seven franchises he played for is just the latest development to shine a light on the quirks of the various jersey retirement practices of NBA teams. Earlier this summer, the Memphis Grizzlies announced plans to make Zach […]