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Steve Smith is apparently back in favour once again, as the accolades continue to roll in and the comparisons to Don Bradman seem to be non-stop. Former Australian bowler Kerry O’Keefe, a leg-spinner who played his Test cricket back in the 70s and is now approaching his 70s, had some complimentary things to say about

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Real life is not just something that happens to us average humans, at times, life becomes all too real for heroes and icons from the world of sports, just as it does for regular people. Case in point: Popular American golfer Harold Varner III was on top of the world after winning the Australian PGA

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It would seem that in order to be a top athlete in Australia, it helps to be named Cameron, as the recent win of the Australian Open by Cameron Davis demonstrates. The 22-year-old Davis stood tall as he was in the chase to catch Jason Day. Going into the final round, he trailed Day, the

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The Supercars championship delivered drama at the 2017 Coates Hire Newcastle 500. The title went to Jamie Whincup, as did the race, but that last only after Scott McLaughlin was the recipient of a 25-second penalty for an incident late in the race between him and Craig Lowndes. McLaughlin had a tough day, so far

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The NFL has reached that stage of the season where some of the teams are slipping into “What have we got to lose” territory and are free to start tinkering with their clubs with a look toward the 2018 – 2019 NFL season. One of those is the Denver Broncos, who journey this season has

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Perhaps displaying a bit of pique, Aussie golfer Adam Scott will not be playing the Australian Open. He has played the tournament for the better part of a decade, but it seems that there was not enough appearance money left over for Scott once Jason Day and defending champ Jordan Spieth raided the bank. Spieth

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Passionate coach. That phrase is not likely to ever make it onto the Top 10 List of the World’s Greatest Oxymorons anytime soon. Fiery half-time speeches, intense scowls, sideline histrionics and bitter post-game tirades are as much a part of the coaching profession as are allegations of improper off-field behaviour on the parts of players,

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The worst kept secret in the NRL is that Jarryd Hayne has a handshake agreement to return to where it all began for him, the Parramatta Eels, but he is planning on waiting to inform the Gold Coast Titans until December. If you happen to see anyone from the Titans’ club, mum’s the word. According

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The resurgence of the Wallabies following spring tour wins in Japan and Cardiff has hit a snag, as the Aussies did not seem resurgent or surging even when they went into Twickenham for a match with the Poms and came out on the short end by a score of 30 – 6. The game was

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The selectors will announce who is in and who is out for the coveted spots on the Australian X1 for the Ashes on Friday, but who the players will be is such a closely and well-guarded secret that not even Wiki Leaks could offer us anything. Glenn Maxwell is non equivocal in saying that he

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