14 Jun '11, 4am

Teamwork still beats quick fixes: By Chia Han Keong SPORTS fans are a sadistic bunch. How else can one explain t...

Teamwork still beats quick fixes: By Chia Han Keong SPORTS fans are a sadistic bunch. How else can one explain t...

SPORTS fans are a sadistic bunch. How else can one explain the hatred they have for recent star-studded teams assembled to achieve instant success, such as football's Real Madrid and Manchester City, and basketball's Miami Heat? "They don't deserve to win," they hiss. "They haven't suffered enough." It is a somewhat-flimsy argument, filled with pangs of jealousy. Had the talent-filled clubs been the teams they support, they would have been overjoyed by the prospect of winning multiple championships. But here's the catch: winning. Because these quick-fix teams are not doing so. Not a Man City club that seems to add a bunch of talents during every transfer window, nor a Real Madrid team that have two of the most expensive players on their roster, Kaka and Cristiano Ronaldo. The Heat are the latest of such teams to flounder, losing 2-4 in the National Basketball Association (...

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