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Demons Answer West Coast Prayers by Disappearing in the Fourth

Would someone like to inform the Melbourne Demons that a footy game is four quarters in duration? The Dees went as far west as possible to play the West Coast Eagles at Optus Stadium and for three quarters, they gave every indication that they were going to prevail over the…Read More

Two Dramatic Game 7s Give NBA Fans Their Money’s Worth

Yesterday’s playoff games determined the final four for the 2018 – 2019 NBA Championship playoffs. In the seventh and deciding game, the Portland Trailblazers prevailed 100 – 96 over the Denver Nuggets. The Toronto Raptors edged the Philadelphia 76ers 92 – 90. Portland will face the reigning champion Golden State…Read More

Unique Idea to Allow NBA Teams to Draw Preferred Three-Point Lines

Many basketball experts, from writers to commentators to coaches to players, agree that the three-point shot has impacted other realms of the game to the extent that winners in the modern game are most often the clubs that can shoot the highest percentage of three-point attempts. The NBA has at…Read More

Eels Score 51 in New Bankwest Stadium Rout of Wests Tigers

If you were cynical, you would have expected the NRL to plough the surface of the new Bankwest Stadium in Parramatta, in order to approximate what the clubs trying to play at SCG experience, but the new rectangular facility was pristine, compared to a billiard table by some. The Eels…Read More

Tiger Woods Wins Fifth Masters with Steady Final Round 70

One of our brief forays into video gaming, quite a few years in the past now, was a Tiger Woods golf game. We had hoped to use it to bond with our children. We knew the actual game of golf from many years on actual courses. The video game version…Read More

Growing Grass in Sydney Apparently Challenges Turf Experts

Grass is a fickle plant. It refuses to grow where we want it to grow. No amount of TLC, water and fertilizer seems sufficient. We do not have to yell at the neighbourhood kids to get off our lawns, because they have no interest being on them if the first…Read More

India Number 1 Test Cricket Nation Three Years Running

It is official. India have been declared the number one ranked Test cricket squad three year’s running. They held an eight-point advantage over no. 2 New Zealand as the April 1 cutoff date. Home ground was productive, where they beat Afghanistan and West Indies. Losing 4 – 1 in England…Read More

Gronk Calls Time at the Ideal Time on Hall of Fame Gridiron Career

The big sports headline of the day was the announcement of New England Patriot’s tight end Rob Gronkowski’s retirement. Football fans always had a love – hate relationship with him. New England fans loved him. Fans and defenses of other NFL clubs hated him, but it was a respectful hatred….Read More