Month: October 2018

Losing LeBron Laments Lackadaisical Lakers

It is early in the 2018 – 2019 season, but LeBron James is tired of losing, although he is cashing the cheques the Los Angeles Lakers are giving him. LeBron typically waits nearer the end of the season, so that he can lose when it matters most, but that is…Read More

Horn You’ve Got to Carry That Weight for November 30 Mundine Bout

To his schoolteacher and boxer resume, Jeff Horn can add attorney for the plaintive to his list of accomplishments, saying recently to The Courier-Mail, “I will definitely be looking at the contract to see if I can impose some sort of penalty for Mundine disappearing overseas.” Mundine did not actually…Read More

A-League Scoring Binge Highlights Roar/Jets Match

Lest we be accused of giving short shrift to futbol supporters and practitioners of pretend (fantasy) sports, here is an olive branch extended to soccer fans everywhere. The other crowd will have to wait. The Newcastle Jets went on a scoring binge of epic proportions and played as though they…Read More

AFL Trade Period Hopefully Offers Clubs Opportunity to Improve

Richmond got richer in terms of talent and Gold Coast got richer in terms of money, after declining to match the offer the Tigers made to restricted free agent Tom Lynch of a boatload of money and seven years over which to sail said boat. The Suns received pick three…Read More

McGregor Turns Whiskey Salesman in UFC 229 Presser

We seem to recall a time in the not-so-distant past where we recall Conor McGregor referring to himself as the “Irish Muhammad Ali,” although our memories are not so keen as they once were and McGregor might have said, “The Irish Cassius Clay.” It would seem that McGregor modeled his…Read More