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The 2017 AFL season will mark the return of Geoff Walsh to the Collingwood Magpies, although he will start his duties as the side’s GM of Football in preparation for the season well before the first bounce in March. Walsh has left his job with the ‘Roos to take up the positon he held with

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There has been some compelling golf being played at Royal Pines in the Australian PGA, but all that is but an afterthought as the really important golf news capturing the golf world’s attention is that Tiger Woods has returned to competitive golf, and he has not been totally sucking in the process. The 41-year-old Woods,

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Leonard Ellerbe, longtime friend and manager of business promotions for Floyd Mayweather, continues to throw cold water on the proposal of a boxing match betwixt Mayweather and UFC dual champion Conor McGregor, increasing speculation that a deal for the much-ballyhooed event is still under discussion. At the heart of the matter is how much compensation

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The 2016 – 2017 Big Bash League looks to hold the potential of being a season for the record books. Eight teams of 18 players, with a maximum of two international players each, are set to take the oval, with most of the rosters either finalised or near completion. According to Sportsbet, the Melbourne Stars

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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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