Brisbane Broncos to Bid Adieu to Bennett at Conclusion of 2019

The Brisbane Broncos have ended all speculation around whether they would extend Wayne Bennett beyond 2019, but Bennett has expressed the intent to see his contractual obligations right through until the end. Bennett was seeking one more year at the Broncos’ helm, but the Brisbane board knocked back the request…Read More

Demons’ List in Fine Shape for Preliminary Final in Perth

It was panic in the streets of Melbourne recently, when star Demons ruck Max Gawn missed training. Not really. Everyone knows Victorians never panic. It was more a case of mild concern tempered with proper Victorian reserve. Gawn says, no worries, he will be on the ground of Optus Stadium…Read More

NRL Finals Week Two Has Delicious Story Lines Involved

The St. George Illawarra Dragons again find themselves getting little in the way of respect, despite hammering the Brisbane Broncos in the first finals round. The Dragons do face stiffer competition in the upcoming game with the South Sydney Rabbitohs, with one bookie installing the Rabbitohs as 12.5-point favourites, which…Read More

Never Been to Spain but Mourinho and Ronaldo Left Poorer

We could claim a milestone and say that this is the 1,000th time we have reported about soccer luminaries getting into hot water with the taxman, but it would be a mild exaggeration to say that. Jose Mourinho, the Manchester United manager, recently entered a guilty plea to shortchanging the…Read More

Collective Mind Weighs in on 2018 Crows Season of Disaster

The brain trust over at Collective Mind seems unwilling to remain quiet in the face of continued criticism sent their way over the failure of the Adelaide Crows in the Toyota 2018 AFL Premiership competition. Adelaide played the Grand Final in 2017 and was the top percentage team in 2016…Read More

Melbourne Victory Stunned by NPL Club APIA in FFA Cup

Maybe they should have been the club to retain the services of sprinter-turned-footballer Usain Bolt. Reigning A-League champions Melbourne Victory were unceremoniously dismissed in the FFA Cup Round of 16 by NPL side APIA Leichhardt in what has to qualify as one of the greatest upsets in the brief four-year…Read More

Brownlow Medal Could be a Mass Affair for 2018

The race for the Brownlow Medal, the highest individual honour in Australian Rules football, is tight, perhaps tighter than it has ever been since the award was inaugurated in 1930. Dustin Martin leads on 22 votes, but with one game remaining in the Toyota 2018 AFL Premiership competition, there are…Read More

Life Soon to get Real for Madrid Following Ronaldo Departure

Cristiano Ronaldo, as best we know, did not comment on Real Madrid’s plan to fill the void left by his departure with three players. If he were LeBron James, he would have immediately suggested that it will take no fewer than five to replace him, but he is not, so…Read More

Fifteen Year NBA Veteran Carmelo Anthony Gets Shot with Rockets

Nothing is sadder than watching the decline of an aging athlete, well past his or her prime, desperately trying for one last shot. Well, there are sadder things, much sadder, even for sports bloggers, such as the recent demise of Aussie pro golfer Jarrod Lyle, who lost a valiant battle…Read More