Month: November 2016

Aussies Joe Ingles and Dante Exum Play Sweet Tune for Jazz

An injury to regular starter Rodney Hood of the Utah Jazz meant that Adelaide-born Joe Ingles, the former NBL Rookie of the Year in 2007, got the start in the Jazz’s recent game against the Memphis Grizzlies, and he rose to the occasion to post his NBA career high of…Read More

Ready or Not Gotsis Must Rise to Occasion

In a more ideal world, talent would be the main decider of who gets the prime roles, but in the world of sports, injury is a key factor that cannot be neglected. Such is the case of Aussie-turned-gridiron athlete Adam Gotsis, who is being thrust, some say too soon, into…Read More

Brisbane Bullets Come Together to Defeat Sydney Kings 86 – 73

In the end, the score did not tell the entire story of the Brisbane Bullets 86 – 73 upset victory over the Sydney Kings in the NBL meeting between the two Thursday night at the Brisbane Convention Centre. The Kings have been NBL bullies this season and the game against…Read More

Jimmy Connors Wants to Help Kyrgios Tame Inner Demons

Well, it might be a case of the pot calling the kettle black, but no less a pot than tennis legend Jimmy Connors has offered to help kettle Nick Kyrgios manage his game. Connors is apparently up for the challenge of coaching Kyrgios, a challenge that could be one of…Read More

Gotsis Does Yeoman-like NFL Work in Stead of Wolfe

Denver Bronco Adam Gotsis took a season high 30 snaps in the recent game against the Oakland Raiders after coming into the game as part of the defensive line rotation necessitated by the elbow fracture sustained by starter Derek Wolf. The 24-year-old Gotsis the 2016 second round draft pick of…Read More

Former F1 Champ Alonso Raises Ricciardo’s Stock

If an endorsement can make his Red Bull Racing Team F1 car go faster, then Daniel Ricciardo should pick up more than a few kph after receiving the ringing endorsement of two-time former F1 Champion Fernando Alonso. Since motor racing is a combination of man and machine, it is difficult…Read More

Aussie Pro Golfers Making Good Show at Shriners Open

Australian professional golfer Rod Pampling, for who the description “journeyman” does not have any of the less than complimentary contexts it could have for other players, continues to excel at the PGA Tour Shriners Open in Las Vegas. He opened with a first round 60 that could have been a…Read More

MLB Cubs Vanquish Demons Wait ‘Til Next Year No More

Facing the difficult prospect of coming back from a 3 – 1 series deficit, something no MLB team has done since 1985, the Chicago Cubs won the deciding game seven of the World Series at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio last night to quench the 108-year drought since the last…Read More

Cleveland Cavaliers Jump to Best Start in 16 Years

The Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Houston Rockets in Cleveland’s Quicken Loans Arena 128 – 120 in a game that was moved ahead, ostensibly so that the crowd overlap between the NBA and game 6 of the World Series in Cleveland’s Progressive field, which is just a short stroll away from…Read More