Month: May 2018

Barty Prepares for Early French Open Showdown with Serena

Australia’s bookmakers have made Aussie tennis star Ashleigh Barty a narrow favourite to take down Serena Williams in their second round matchup at the French Open in Paris. Barty has revealed that she will use a strategy that has been tried countless times and failed nearly as many: attempt to…Read More

Yet Again NBA Finals will be Cleveland Cavaliers versus Golden State

The NBA Championship Final runs the very real risk of getting stale. Once again, for what feels like the 100th consecutive year, it will be Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors against the LeBron James led Cleveland Cavaliers. The matchup was finalised yesterday when the Warriors surged from behind…Read More

Absence of Love Brings out the Beast in LeBron

It is hard to get by without Love, unless you happen to be LeBron James, who resurrected the Cleveland Cavaliers from a two-game deficit at the beginning of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals, carrying the team to a deciding game 7 against the Boston Celtics. Playing without Keven Love, King…Read More

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