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As the biting cold of an Australian winter edges closer with each passing day, the hearts of Australian punters will be warmed by knowing that the month of April provides a veritable cornucopia of wagering markets. We will begin with a look at the domestic markets and if space permits, we will move onto the

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Russell Westbrook was paid a salary of $US28.3 million for the 2017 – 2018 NBA season, with the only bad news in that occasion is that with his team in the playoffs, Westbrook is playing more games for the same money. The NBA regular season is 82 games, so using our trusty brains (desk calculator,

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American import mason Cox is acquitting himself nicely as he has transitioned from a so-so college basketball player into a more-than-so-so Aussie Rules player for the Collingwood Magpies. He had a career hit out for the Pies in their recent game against the Essendon Bombers. He had career highs for disposals and marks, along with

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It was not $10,000 but $1500 fines levied against some of the Manly Sea Eagles who violated the team curfew to have a soiree at an adult entertainment club. That price would seem a bargain, but the bonus was that the players involved would receive anonymity. The club decided that the welfare of the players

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There is some segment of the audience, a segment the size of which we do not care to speculate, that watches motor racing for the crashes. There is a larger segment who would like to see racing move away from the parity that sees all the cars so equally matched that a race winner is

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Rafael Nadal seems to have timed his form perfectly in his preparation for seeking an unprecedented 11th French Open title with a dominating victory on clay over Japan’s Kei Nishikori at the Monte Carlo Masters. Nadal won 6 – 3, 6 – 2. Nadal is the first man since the Open Era of tennis started

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The rumour mill is swirling and it is time to do some stirring and rumour has it that Craig Bellamy might be in line to take the reins of the Brisbane Broncos from Wayne Bennett. Bennett gave Bellamy his first job as an assistant coach in the NRL 20 years ago, according to Peter Badel

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Being golf aficionados, when we saw the headline,“Langer set to be recommended as Lehmann’s replacement as Australian coach,” our initial response was confusion, as Bernhard Langer is German, so he should not be coaching an Aussie team, and Tom Lehman is an American golfer who probably has no business, despite the similarity in swings, coaching

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Is the time overdue for an overhaul to the tradition of the dramatic bounce to begin each quarter and following each goal in the AFL? While we love traditions, some of them, at least, and those who know us know how poorly we respond to the slightestdisruption to our routines, the bounce may be one

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We have to give some credit to the Fremantle Dockers. In their efforts to fast-track its rebuild, they have targeted two of Australian Rules footy’s best key position players and they seemingly have the money to go after both Jeremy McGovern of the West Coast Eagles and Jesse Hogan of the Melbourne Demons. We are

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