The World Baseball Classic, the series loathed by MLB management for the potential of injury to valuable MLB players, is underway in Japan, but it was not an auspicious beginning for Australia, as it was beaten by the hosts 4 – 1 in an entertaining game. Entertaining, that is, but for the outcome. Japan is
Times, along with many other things, can be tough in Northern Territory and no better example proves the point than the recent goings on in the Australian Territory Football League that recently saw a semi-final halted after three quarters when the Wanderers could not field the minimum number of players to finish the game. St.
As recent converts to the game of cricket and its finer points of protocol, we are left scratching our heads over the vitriol that is being tossed casually about concerning events in the Australia – India Test series, as we had always thought that politeness and decorum were two of the main guiding principles of
West Tigers have been in the news quite a bit of late, but on a positive note, the club is close to signing a new contract with club captain Aaron Woods, something the experts unanimously agreed was critical to the club’s future fortunes. A new deal with Woods would give added impetus to the club’s
Jarryd Hayne seems to be lifting a page from the playbook of U.S. President Donald Trump, blaming the media for his recent travails that saw the Gold Coast Titans levy a fine against him for his lackluster approach to training. Hayne denied reports that lack of effort was the cause of the fine, but it
Not too much significance should be attached to the win by the Brisbane Lions over the Western Bulldogs in a recent JLT Community Series match. It was pre-season, after all, but for a Brisbane side unaccustomed to much in the way of good news; it must have felt as close to a Grand Final win
The month of February has punting markets galore. First off, we must, at the risk of forgetting later, make mention of the NFL Super Bowl, which will be Monday morning, February 6. Sportsbet has almost 200 markets open for the biggest gridiron game of the year between the New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons.
The AFLW continues to attract our attention and the race is on to see which player will take the inaugural best and fairest award, the AFLW equivalent of the Brownlow Medal. Erin Phillips of Adelaide is a prime contender as she successfully hopped for the WNBA with surprising ease, and she is having major influence
One piece of the Andrew Bogut puzzle has fallen into place. The Philadelphia Seventy-Sixers, after receiving Bogut from the Dallas Mavericks as a bargaining chip, placed the 32-year-old Aussie on waivers rather than foot the bill for the remainder of the $11 million Bogut was due from Dallas. He has mentioned that he is considering
There is still talk of Andrew Bogut winding up on the roster of the Cleveland Cavaliers after he was traded to the Philadelphia 76ers at the trade deadline. There are some tactical maneuvers that must take place if Bogut playing for the defending 2015 – 2016 NBA is to become a reality. Philadelphia would have