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One of the few American sports where Aussies have not made many inroads is Major League Baseball (MLB), but Australian pitcher Peter Moylan has been proving the exception as he has gone about his business quietly for the Kansas City Royals. Moylan, a 38-year-old relief pitcher, was born in Perth and has enjoyed a respectable

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Oh, please! Say it is not so! The Australian side was completely outclassed by the side from, get ready for it, the United States, where the word “rugby” will be met by blank stares, a quick resort to the mobile for a search, followed by a knowing nod upon discovering that “rugby” means a sale

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Unlike the NRL, where underperforming players are a threat to the livelihood of the head coach, it is under performing players in the AFL who experience the job insecurity. The Western Bulldogs had the axe out for on-baller Tom Liberatore. He was the scapegoat for the Dogs loss to the West Coast Eagles after he

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The top ranked competitor of the UFC, get ready for it, is not Conor McGregor, although McGregor may have a word or two along those lines. Or, 20,000 words, most likely. But, pound-for-pound, Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson has the higher rating. In Kansas City last month, Johnson posted his 10th UFC title defense, which is

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Just as it appeared that Nick Kyrgios had turned all the corners that have boxed him in as he attempted to deal with the mental demons that threatened to derail him before he could get well and truly railed, a physical issue has forced him to withdraw from the Italian Open. A hip injury was

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We do not feel that we were premature in touting the New and Improved Nick Kyrgios, even though he was dispatched with alacrity by Rafael Nadal when the two met recently on the clay at the Madrid Open. Kyrgios is young and inexperienced on clay, at least so far as could be said when compared

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Tongue-in-cheek: After carrying Zurich Classic teammate Jonas Blixt for four days and extra holes to secure his first USPGA Tour win, former Brisbaner Cameron Smith is desirous of winning one on his own. It would be hard to imagine a better venue for young Smith, as this week’s tournament, The Players Championship, often considered amongst

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If the finals of the 2017 Telstra NRL Premiership competition were to start today, nine rounds into the season, the eight teams, top to bottom that would play would be, in order, the Melbourne Storm, St. George Illawarra Dragons, Cronulla Sharks, Brisbane Broncos, Sydney Roosters, Manly Sea Eagles, Parramatta Eels and the Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs.

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The war of words has begun, even though the first Test of the Ashes is still more than six months in the future. Former Australia opener Ed Cowan was eager to go on record as saying that England has chosen poorly and that they do not rate as a Test-worthy squad. Cowan thinks the Brits

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