Month: November 2016

Kings Lose Game to 36ers Along with Key Player Blake

Things have been going more or less swimmingly for the Sydney Kings of the NBL, until recently, that is. They recently had a double blow in the form of a loss to the lowly Adelaide 36ers, followed by the news that their star import Steve Blake will return to the…Read More

Like Father Like Son are Hopes of Geelong Cats and Adelaide Crows

The Geelong Cats and the Adelaide Crows are about to make it a family business with father-son prospects in the AFL rookie draft. Sam Simpson, whose father Sean Simpson played 114 games for the Cats and Ben Jarman, the son of Crows and Hawks great Darren Jarman, initially were passed…Read More

Soccer in the U.S. Proves Lucrative for Liverpool Legend Gerrard

Those rare Liverpool supporters amongst us may not have shed actual tears, but merely gone misty-eyed over the new that Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard has called time on his football career. Like many before him, and many to follow, Gerrard went to the United States, where soccer pitches are paved…Read More

Struggling NBA Player Ware Finds Home with Melbourne United

At one time, NBA players who could no longer maintain the level of play necessary to remain employed headed for Europe or Asia in order to squeeze a year or two of playing on the end of their careers, but the success of the Australian NBL has led some to…Read More

Ruggers Holmes and Taumalolo Trialing for NFL Jobs

What have ye wrought, Jarryd Hayne? Valentine Holmes and Jason Taumalolo are planning on trialing for NFL jobs, but Cronulla Captain Paul Gallen is of the opinion that it is a ply on the part of the pair’s manager to assist them in wringing more money from the coffers of…Read More

Top AFL Recruits Simpkin and Witherden Survive Adversity

Break a leg is an old theatre expression conferring wishes of good luck, but in the case of athletes, breaking a leg would typically be deemed bad luck. Such an injury should undoubtedly affect the draft prospects of a young man aspiring to fame and fortune in the AFL, should…Read More

Banning Jordan Spieth From Australian Open Not Possible

Short of making the Australian Open into the Australians Only golf tournament might be the only route to prevent foreign invaders from dominating the proceedings. At the very least, Jordan Spieth is too young to be permitted to make the long journey every year and his prodigious talent poses a…Read More

Australian Open at Royal Sydney Attracts Major Winners

The Australian Open, we are happy to say, is getting some much-needed respect. Not only are Adam Scott and Geoff Ogilvy planning on turning out, but American uber-golfer Jordan Spieth, always willing to swing a club or two for the sake of competition, is going to make the journey. One…Read More

Departure of Rod Marsh Cheers Aussie Cricket Stalwarts

Prominent Australian Test cricketers feel that now that the exit of Rod Marsh as chairman of selectors has opened a window of opportunity for the resurrection of Australian cricket; feel that bowler Chadd Sayers is the man needed to reverse the poor fortunes of the Aussie cricketers in what has…Read More