Maroons Lose One of the Better Goalkickers Through Cam Smith Retirement

The shock announcement by Cameron Smith to call time on his representative rugby playing has created a bit of a quandary for Queensland Coach Kevin Walters. Replacing Smith has caused Walters to declare, “I’m a little concerned.” Smith was the captain, the hooker and the goalkicker for the Maroons, so…Read More

Ricciardo Back on Mercedes Radar According to Big Bad Wolff

Be careful what you wish for, Mercedes F1 boss Toto Wolff. Daniel Ricciardo joined the Red Bull Racing Team’s F1 program in 2014. Red Bull was coming off four successive F1 championships that began in 2010, when the two primary drivers were Germany’s Sebastian Vettel and Aussie Mark Webber. Since…Read More

Cam Smith Calls Time on Representative Football

The late, great, R & B singer James Brown used to be billed as, “The Hardest Working Man in Show Business,” and while it is true that he never failed to perform, his workload was nothing like that of a modern day rugby player. Thus, it is almost a relief…Read More

Reports of My Death Greatly Exaggerated Says Adam Scott

When the U.S. PGA Tour banned the anchored putting stroke beginning in 2016, it was initially thought that Adam Scott would suffer, but he immediately demonstrated otherwise by winning twice in quick succession. If Scott has tailed off of late, it would have to be said that he has gained…Read More

Legendary Socceroo Tim Cahill Presents Thorny Issue for Van Marwijk

With the 32-man list named for the Socceroos, new coach Bert van Marwijk faces many perplexing decisions in the weeks ahead, but none seems as challenging as what to do about Tim Cahill. Cahill is 38, which automatically makes him a question mark. Arguments for his selection centre on the…Read More

West Coast Eagles the Real Deal in 2018 AFL Premiership

The Power was out when Port showed up at shiny new Optus Stadium for their Round 7 match with the West Coast Eagles, but the lights were bright enough for the Eagles to send a clear message to the rest of the league that they are legitimate contenders for the…Read More

New Warriors Owners Anxious to Build on Early 2018 Success

What goes around comes around, as the new owners of the New Zealand Warriors are the old owners, at least partially, the Auckland Rugby League. Eric Watson is done as owner after occupying the corner office on the top floor for 17 years. He sold to the Carlaw Heritage Trust,…Read More

Family Takes Top Priority According to Adam Scott

It may be true that Adam Scott has fallen off from the form that saw him wearing the green jacket of the Masters champion in 2013. It may be true that the switch from the anchored putting stroke and the broomstick putter caught up with him, despite his two PGA…Read More

Ricciardo and Verstappen Play Bumper Cars in Azerbaijan Grand Prix

The Grand Prix of Azerbaijan did not result in peace and harmony for the Red Bull squad, as a collision between teammates Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen cruelled any chances of either winning the race, which in the end, went to Lewis Hamilton. The win by Hamilton was the sort…Read More