Clock Ticks on LeBron James

Speculation that Father Time may be paying a visit to an aging LeBron James has emerged as the superstar may have accumulated too many minutes over a long career to maintain the level that saw his ascending to all-time great status. James has been to the NBA Finals for six consecutive years, first as a…

Read More

England Rugby Coach Questions Hayne’s Selection for Fijian Sevens in Rio Games

Taking a brief departure from our usual fascination with athletes caught with altered blood chemistry or behaving badly, we wanted to explore allegations of a conspiracy theory. A rugby coach from Great Britain, Eddie Jones, feels that the selection of Jarryd Hayne for the Fiji Sevens squad for the Rio Olympics, suspects that other factors…

Read More

Tiger Woods Abandons 2016 U.S. Open

It might be said the recent news that Tiger Woods will not be fit to play in the 2016 U.S. Open at Oakmont Country Club in Pennsylvania sent shock waves throughout the world of golf, other than for the fact that it was in accordance with all reasonable expectations. Woods announced on his website that…

Read More

Will Power Wins Second Leg of Dual in Detroit IndyCar Series

Thirty-five-year-old Australian drive Will Power took the checquered flag in the second of two races known as the Dual in Detroit. The Yanks were using the fact that there were two races in order to make a play on the word “dual” in place of the word “duel.” The country that forever confused the world’s…

Read More

Rio Olympics Openings Abound

Back in the days of the Vietnam War, there was a popular peace-activist poster that posed the question, “What if they gave a war and nobody came?” From recent developments, it would appear that those posters could be resurrected and edited. The word “war” would be crossed out and “Olympics” inserted in its place. The…

Read More

Roosters Finals Hopes Dim but Alive After Beating Tigers

The Sydney Roosters kept their dim finals chances alive by beating the Wests Tigers 32 – 18, despite being deprived of the presence of stars Mitchell Pierce and Boyd Cordner. Sydney has been minor premiers the past three seasons, sorely needed to win the match and they received a nice boost from the return of…

Read More

Newly Renovated Eagle Farm Debuts Saturday with Queensland Oaks

What remains of the 2015-2016 thoroughbred racing schedule at the higher quality rankings will be taking place at Eagle Farm, with the exception of two Group 3 races at Belmont in Western Australia. Eagle Farm has a meeting scheduled for Saturday, 4 June that features the Group 1 Queensland Oaks for three-year-old fillies at set…

Read More

AFL Lottery Based Selection System Supported by Pies Chief Pert

Perhaps worried that Fremantle may tank the rest of the season in order to earn a high position in the next draft, Magpies chief Gary Pert has suggested that the AFL take a page from the National Basketball Association playbook and use a lottery to determine the selection order. Of course, that may be giving…

Read More

Jordan Spieth Coming Up on Day, Bowditch has Best Finish of Season

Watch out Jason Day. Texan Jordan Spieth has you in his sights as he had a rather easy time on the inward half of the 2016 Dean & Deluca Colonial Invitational in Fort Worth, Texas. Spieth closed with a 30 on the back nine that included six birdies: three to begin and three to close,…

Read More

Ricciardo’s Racing Luck Absent Again in Grand Prix of Monaco

In what seems to be the emergence of a disturbing trend in motorsport racing, Aussie driver Daniel Ricciardo was left stranded in the pits during the Grand Prix of Monaco when he made a stop on the 32nd lap of the race, only to find that his crew had neglected to supply the pit with…

Read More