Eberechi Eze’s persistence paid off as his top-flight journey is underway

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Released by Arsenal, Fulham, Reading and Millwall while still in his teenage years, Eberechi Eze endured failed trials and questions over his languid attitude. Over the weekend, Roy Hodgson gave the 22-year-old playmaker his first Premier League start for new club Crystal Palace and judging by how he’s handled adversity in the past, it’s likely the first of many to come.
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Jacob Blake, NBA protests and an ongoing quest for social justice: What’s next? 

Jacob Blake, the NBA's postponed playoffs and an incredible, inevitable  moment for pro sports

After making the historic decision to boycott Game 5 of their NBA Playoff series against Orlando Magic on Wednesday evening, the Milwaukee Bucks hope their defiant stance goes some way to achieving social justice while ending police brutality and systemic racism in the US. This seemed a long time coming, but what’s next? Continue reading