Jarryd Hayne Learning to Run All Over

Running seems like such a simple thing to do, something possible for anyone. After all, it is simply walking conducted at a much higher speed, right? According to Jarryd Hayne, however, he has had to spend considerable effort on altering the running style he used so effectively as the NRL’s top player to a lower,…

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AFL Grand Final Replays No More

In our era of instant gratification, tied games in major sporting competitions are becoming less tolerable all the time. We want winners and we want them now. The term Sudden Death is so appealing. The AFL is the most recent league to fiddle with its system for dealing with ties in the Grand Final. Rather…

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Patty Mills and Matthew Dellavedova Represent for Australia in NBA Playoffs

Patty Mills did a full game’s work in less than half a game in the San Antonio Spurs dismantling of The Memphis Grizzlies in the first game of the playoff series between the teams. Mills was nearly a point-a-minute man, scoring 15 whilst playing for only 19 minutes. He wasted no time making his defensive…

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Hayne Caught in Coach/General Manager Dispute

As if trying to secure a spot on the 53-man game day roster were not enough to occupy the complete attention of rugby-player-turned-NFL-er Jarryd Hayne, there are already grumblings of trouble in paradise caused by speculation that new coach Chip Kelly and General Manager Trent Baalke are not meshing well from a perspective of personality…

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William Hill – NRL Warriors V Bulldogs Review

Chips-in Canterbury this week. The Warriors have done absolutely nothing this year and how they have opened favourites – even with this match in Wellington – is perplexing. Canterbury were outstanding against Melbourne and the quick backup is no issue. There is no bigger myth in the NRL than the negative impact of a quick…

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U.S. Import Mason Cox to Make AFL Debut for Pies

Turnabout is fair play, or so it would seem, as the Magpies get ready to debut an American recruit named Mason Cox when the Pies play the Demons in Round 4 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Cox graduated from Oklahoma State University with a degree in engineering, so he is obviously no dummy and realised…

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Curry Bogut Chase History

As Stephan Curry and Andrew Bogut prepare to go into their final regular season game with the opportunity to break the 20-year-old record for the most regular season wins, and praise is being heaped on LeBron James for his record setting 12 seasons of scoring an average of 25 points per game, one slightly overlooked…

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NRL Selections for Round 7

Unlike the Sacramento, California version of the Warriors, the struggling NRL Warriors of New Zealand are doing anything but coasting through the league on their way to a title. After six rounds, the Kiwis, who as everyone knows currently have the international rugby crown, have won only two games, prompting Coach Andrew McFadden to rethink…

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Spieth Collapse in 2016 Masters Similar to Norman’s in 1996

Channeling Greg Norman’s epic 1996 Masters collapse, young Texan Jordan Spieth surrendered a five-stroke lead with nine holes remaining in the final round of the 2016 Masters. Norman’s lead was six strokes, if anyone wants to quibble about the comparison. Another similarity betwixt the two events was that Danny Willet became the first Englishman to…

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2016 Masters Jason Day’s Hopes Alive

The storyline on the 2016 Masters got a bit more interesting in the third round when Jordan Spieth threw away three of his four stroke lead in the final two holes. His mini-collapse brought many players back into the tournament going into the final round. Jason Day is now within three shots and will tee…

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