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Tipping the 2017 Toyota AFL Premiership was always a difficult proposition from the first round, and it has not gotten any easier when unexpected results, such as the West Coast Eagles beating the Geelong Cats 83 – 70, almost becoming the norm, rather than the exception. West Coast won for the first time in over

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Ouch! We do not even like to type the term “dislocated elbow,” much less imagine what such a thing must feel like. We have been known to seek disability relief for paper or shaving cuts. A dislocated elbow will sideline boom Melbourne Storm recruit Nate Myles, but it is being celebrated by some on the

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Amidst the Origin frenzy, the 2017 Telstra NRL Premiership competition soldiers on, but it will do so without veteran Sydney Roosters centre Shaun Kenny-Dowall. He has been released by the Roosters from the remainder of his contract, a move that is effective immediately. He was stood down by the club last month for his possible

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Round 13 of the 2017 Toyota AFL Premiership competition looks to be a quiet affair, with six of the sides enjoying their bye week. The Adelaide Crows, Collingwood Magpies, Essendon Bombers, Fremantle Dockers, Greater Western Sydney Giants and Hawthorn Hawks all will be idle. This is the final week of byes; from here forward, it

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Sydney hooper Jonah Bolden is heading for the USA to position himself for possible selection in the upcoming NBA draft, where he hopes to join the ever-increasing contingent of Aussies who earn their living at basketball’s highest level. Bolden has been playing in the Adriatic League, where he played a key role in team FMP’s

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Last night’s heroics would seem to support the notion that the machinations to which the Golden State Warriors went in order to add Kevin Durant to their lineup were entirely justified. With the Warriors trailing by six points with three minutes left in the game, Durant demonstrated that he was worth every penny when he

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While it is certain that Rafael Nadal does not need assistance of any kind in the pursuit of the 2017 French Open title, he is not above accepting it when it is offered. Nadal has advanced to the semifinals after needing less than an hour to dispose of Pablo Carreno Busta. Busta retired after losing

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Let us not forget about the Stanley Cup Finals, fans of U.S. sports. Unlike the NBA Finals, which need something drastic to induce any sort of drama, the ice hockey finals show all indications of going the full seven games to decide which side earns the honour of hoisting Lord Stanley’s Cup. The series is

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There are going to be some nail biters in the upcoming week’s action in the 2017 Telstra NRL Premiership competition. The Cronulla Sharks will be playing the Melbourne Storm in a game that the bookies have posted as a dead heat. The Gold Coast Titans are listed as $1.70 favourites to the New Zealand Warriors

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In the category of finding a silver lining in a cloud, the Essendon Bombers could justifiably take some solace in the outcome of their recent encounter with the Greater Western Sydney Giants in Spotless Stadium. Even though the Bombers came up on the short end, losing by the score of 117 – 101, they have

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