Month: August 2018

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

Veteran Crow to Notch 200 Game Milestone Crows on Life Support

David Mackay will hit the 200 game milestone for the Adelaide Crows when the Crows take on the Greater Western Sydney Giants in Round 21 action. He has played 10 full senior seasons at Adelaide and has indicated that he would like to stay on. He has been solid over…Read More

Day and Leishman Vow to Play Best Golf at Golf’s Final Major

The weekend ahead will offer golf fans the US PGA Championship. It marks the 100th playing of the event, so it is certain that there will be some extra commemorative festivities involved when the event kicks off in St. Louis at Bellerive Golf Course. Jason Day and Marc Leishman will…Read More

If at First You Succeed Try Getting Fired Mid-Season

You think you have a rough job? Trying coaching an NRL club to fifth place on the ladder, only to be unceremoniouslyhanded a pink slip and you have an inkling of what it must feel like to be Anthony Griffin, whose effective title is now, Former Coach of the Penrith…Read More

All Blacks Face Tests with Doubt Surrounding Key Veterans

Oh Sonny Bill, oh Sonny Bill the All Blacks are calling. But Sonny Bill is unable to answer, having been ruled out the upcoming Tests with Australia as a recent spate of injuries has impacted both he and the Kiwis. AB Coach Steve Hansen reported that Williams will be named…Read More