DAVID MUTTON

David Mutton writes about cricket for the DishWorld Sports Blog and for his own blog, The Silly Mid Off. He tweets at @DavidMutton.

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How to Speak Cricket in New York
How to Speak Cricket in New York
Last summer's FIFA World Cup had huge television audiences and social media traffic in the U.S. In contrast, this year's Cricket World Cup has registered barely a blip. Three fans talk about how they're able keep up with the game while living in America.
When Geoffrey Boycott Went to Hollywood
When Geoffrey Boycott Went to Hollywood
Cricketers no longer take overseas tours in the interests of promoting the game. "Goodwill tours" don't pay. But once upon a time, the greats of the sport traveled the world – even to the U.S. – to carry the message of cricket.
SPORTOLOGICALLY SPEAKING
American sprinter Eddie Tolan was the first black athlete to win either the 100-meter or 200-meter races at the Olympics. He won gold in both events at the 1932 Los Angeles games. In his full career as an amateur and professional sprinter, Tolan won 300 races and lost only 7.
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