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Old man Jarryd Hayne, in what might be characterised as a show of support for fellow rugby coders Jason Taumalolo and Valentine Holmes, but then again might be characterised as something altogether different, mentioned that they have an advantage he lacked in the pursuit of an NFL career. They are several years his junior. Having

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It would seem likely that Matthew Dellavedova is soon going to add Movie Star to his resume, as his success story from boy growing up in Maryborough to NBA success is nothing if not inspiring. Truly, his story is a compelling one, especially the part where an undersized basketball player makes it to the NBA,

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Former Australian tennis player Mark Philippoussis seems to be tipping Nick Kyrgios to win the Australian Open in January at Melbourne Park, although he did not endorse Kyrgios unequivocally by any means. That would be foolhardy, to say the least, as there is plenty of time betwixt now and then for Kyrgios to receive a

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In something of a Man Bites Dog scenario, the Essendon Bombers have their eyes on an obscure American college football player named Travis Wilson. Wilson was a scrambling quarterback with the University of Utah Utes for four years. The Bombers are viewing him as a potential category B rookie, despite the fact that Wilson has

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The return of the International Rules Series in 2017 will feature Australia playing host to Ireland for two Tests. The Australian Football League and the Gaelic Athletic Association will meet at as-yet unnamed venues November next. The Aussies plan to field a team of All-Australian footy players. No International Rules Tests were played in 2016,

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Lionel Messi was not pleased that his gesture of paying the back wages of security workers of the Argentine team was revealed to the media by journalist Juan Palo Varsky. Varsky recounts an incident where the security workers approached Messi in his waiting room ahead of the World Cup qualifying game against Brazil in Belo

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Realising that the window for earnings for a professional athlete is both short in duration and on top of that, uncertain, cross marketing is becoming the new norm. Kiwi International Shaun Johnson, taking a page from the playbook of Greg Inglis, has launched a clothing line in hopes of capitalising on his name and reputation

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Along with flooding the country with inexpensive electronics and casual dining options, the Chinese are expected to launch an effort of a different sort this January coming, when flush-with-cash Chinese soccer teams are poised to wave money around in the attempt to lure Australian A-League soccer players for the Chinese Super League. The precedent was

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We examined the standings in the AFC of the NFL yesterday and today, heading into week 11 of the 2016 NFL season, we will look at the picture in the NFC. Of the 16 teams that make up the National Football Conference, only the Dallas Cowboys of the NFC East seem to be showing any

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The Socceroos narrowly avoided being defeated by Thailand in a World Cup Qualifier in Bangkok, but still have to live with the disgrace of being drawn by an opponent that should have been fodder rife for conquest. The 2 -2 draw represents a blow to Australian hopes to be participants in the 2018 World Cup

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