Steady Pay Job Security and all the Perks for NFL Chief Honcho Goodell

It reminds a bit of our University days, where it was a fervent desire to remain students for the rest of our lives, or at least have a good job waiting for us after graduation, one where we had similar schedules. Three days of, four days off. Three days on, four days off. Winter break….

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Federer One of the Ageless Amongst Tennis Greats

With the Australian Open coming along soon, questions of age naturally surface, particularly whether or not Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, old men by tennis standards, can still come anywhere near what they did in 2017. There is limited precedent. Ken Rosewall was 37 years and two months of age when he won the 1972…

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Ohtani Senses Bond with LA Angels Despite LA Market Size

Despite a long list of criteria regarding which Major League Baseball franchise fit the requirements of Shohei “Japanese Babe Ruth” Ohtani, he was apparently offered sufficient inducement to sign on with the Los Angeles Angels, which violates his earlier edict that he wanted to play for a small market team. Los Angeles might be a…

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UFC 219 Closes Out 2017 with Impressive Card

If you lack for something entertaining to do on the last day of 2017, you might want to have a peek at UFC 219 in Las Vegas at T-Mobile Arena. The top draw on the women’s card will be Cris Cyborg vs. Holly Holm. Cyborg is from Brazil and Holm is from the United States….

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Japanese Babe Ruth Shohei Ohtani May be MLB Bound

The 2018 season of Major League Baseball might see another Japanese player make his way to The Show in the United States. He is Shohei Ohtani and he is known as the “Babe Ruth of Japan.” New York Yankee’s General Manager Brian Cashman, however, says that Ohtani will not be playing for Ruth’s former team….

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Geelong Accepts Risk of Rusty Stewart Crameri for 2018 AFL Season

The Geelong Cats are expressing confidence that they can have Stewart Crameri back in full training by the end of January, despite the interrupted preparation to the mature-age rookie. They would like to get him some time on ground for the JLT Community Series. Crameri has played senior footy for the Western Bulldogs and the…

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AFLW Using First Season to Leapfrog Competition to Next Level

The AFLW Collingwood Magpies seem to have scored a coup by bringing former Hawthorn Hawk Daniel Harford into the fold as an assistant coach. Harford will be the deputy of incumbent Coach Wayne Siekman and a new cadre of assistants. “Harf” as he is known to the footy players, Harford is cause for positive vibes…

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Geelong Cats Intend to use Gary Ablett Fully in 2018

Despite some injury issues that limited Gary Ablett to 34 games over the past three seasons with the Gold Coast Suns, Geelong Cats Coach Chris Scott said that Ablett’s playing time will be at midfield, not at forward, as some have speculated. Shoulder issues have been the primary culprit hindering the 33-year-old Ablett. He played…

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Mason Woods Cuts Back Training to Stay Healthy

North Melbourne Kangaroo forward Mason Wood is trying the time-tested method of cutting down on his pre-season training with the expectation of spending more time on the ground when the outcome matters during the 2018 Toyota AFL Premiership competition. Wood has been with the Roos since 2014 and has an ungrand total of 26 games…

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Elliot Yeo to Play for Home Side Until 2023 or Longer

Top-flight defender and midfielder Elliot Yeo has signed a long-term deal with the West Coast Eagles that will keep him based in Perth until the end of the 2023 AFL season. He earned an extension via his play in the 2017 Toyota AFL Premiership competition. Just 24, Yeo is coming off his best season and…

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