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RB Leipzig: good investment or sugar high?

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It’s “a first division football team artificially created by the investments of some hyper-caffeinated Austrian rich cats.” But is that entirely… bad?

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Got Game: nurturing basketball in Leipzig

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Basketball growing in Leipzig

“Should we turn out young talented players who return to us after playing college-level basketball on a scholarship in the US, then the vision of watching professional basketball in Leipzig might again become true in the future.”

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The day Leipzig met the Champions League

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Red Bull Arena. By Philipp - Flickr: Leipzig von oben: Zentralstadion, CC BY 2.0, Wikimedia Commons.

“Champions League games are particularly peaceful affairs, as alcoholic beverages aren’t sold at the stadium. I didn’t tell my dad, and he drank his 0% beer in blissful ignorance.”

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Wasserfest: jumping into rowing madness

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Rowing boat at Wasserfest with fireworks and crowd during Bundesliga competition. (Photo: Alexander Pischke)

They felt like they were so close to the competition, they could reach out and touch the boats.

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Got Game: Jason, the newest Lion import

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Jason South is a Canadian import for the Leipzig Lions. (Photo: André Bandermann)

Jason South, a Canadian, offers us insights into how he landed in American football and in Leipzig with German and foreign players, and how to be recruited to play abroad.

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Got Game: Pat’s chance to go global

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Patrick Fitzgerald in action with the Leipzig Lions. (Photo by @dekay_media)

Playing American football is a vital part of Pat Fitzgerald’s life, just like oxygen. The Leipzig Lions player is hoping to take his passion to the World Games 2017.

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