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It seems that the Carlton Blues have done the right thing, giving caretaker coach David Teague a three-year deal, although it has yet to be made official. Brendon Bolton got the axe after the 11th round, although it is hard to lay the entire blame for the demise of Carlton in the Toyota 2019 AFL

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The Manly Sea Eagles are doing all right in the Telstra 2019 NRL Premiership competition, thanks to an article we wrote about them when they were doing poorly saying that they would eventually do better. It was mere coincidence that we penned those words near the conclusion of last season, when Manly were one spot

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July has numerous punting opportunities and the bookmakers are supplying frequent betting promotions, so here is a quick look at what to expect for the month. The winner of the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup will be decided in France. Even though the Matildas were sent out, they were much better than the Socceroos were

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Pain makes you think oddly is our only thought on learning that Andy Murray has given up his thoughts of retirement. Murray went out in the first round of this year’s Australian Open and had been battling hip pain unsuccessfully for some time. He had a procedure done that resurfaced the bones in his hip

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There is talk making the rounds in the U.S. of expanding the NFL gridiron season to 17 regular season games. The extra game would come at the expense of the four-game pre-season. Season ticket holders for all 32 NFL clubs could expect to see an additional raid on their wallets, additional in the sense of

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Socceroos coach Graham Arnold reports that he is pleased with the draw his squad has received, as the qualification for FIFA World Cup 2022 gets underway. The Australian squad will play in the Asian confederation, with games agasint Jordan, Taiwan, Kuwait and Nepal in Group B. He should be happy. Those three countries may not

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There is plenty of activity to keep Aussie punters warm during the brutal Australian winter. The AFL is in the midst of the home-and-away season. There are bye weeks ahead, but even though there will be fewer games, most of the online bookies have a couple hundred markets per game every week. It is just

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Play in France, play until France wins. That would seem to be the conclusion our distant and ill-informed perspective supplies when we see that Les Bleues beat Brazil 2 -1 with a redirect goal by France captain Amandine Henry from Amel Majri’s free kick in the 107th minute. After the game, France coach Corinne Diacre

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Well, she does play women’s professional soccer in the U.S., so when the Matildas’ Sam Kerr said, or her four-goal outburst against tiny Jamaica, mon, “I actually wanted more after that, being my selfish self.” That may be our sports quote of the year and it certainly would have been if Kerr were a man

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The Toronto Raptors had a chance to kill off the Golden State Warriors when game five of the 2018 – 2019 NBA Championship series was played in Toronto’s Scotiabank Arena, but instead, the life of Oracle Arena was prolonged by one more game, as the series now shifts back to Oakland for game six. “We

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