Dave Griffin doesn’t hold the punches in this article about boxing stalwart Murray Thomson
Pre-season is a time for hope, Wesley Hull shares his optimism for Essendon’s Season
Alex Darling continues a poetic look at the AFL sides with some Dees observations
Tackling the final stage of the Sun Herald Tour at Arthurs Seat has left a lasting experience on David Parker
All the sporting results you may have missed
Malcolm Ashwood (Rulebook) provides perspective in our sporting priorities.
Neil Drysdale is disappointed. It wasn’t that the Scots lost to the Old Foe at Murrayfield, it was the lack of spirit.
The Australian Open has set Glen Natalier’s lively mind on a track of tennis players, mountains, Polish explorers, and rarely-used words. And that’s only if he can keep Serena Williams out of his mind. [amusing – Ed]
Tony Robb is fired up by the changing sports landscape and what sport has come to mean – or be. I suspect this discussion was inspired by Waleed’s comments on Offsiders this morning. What do you think?
Les Everett stumbled upon a footy show at the Perth’s ‘Fringe World Festival’ of all places. He is now a premiership player.
No apology necessary, Lord Bogan. Anything Victorians can do, South Australians can do in reverse order. Including the best Crows team that started elsewhere.
Super Bowl 50 means it is Grand Final week for marketers in the USA. The Airport Economist looks at what they can learn from a 74 year old socialist.
Three Stereo Stories about the Black Saturday bushfires on 7 February 2009, which killed 174 people: Passover by Joy Division, No Longer There by The Cat Empire, Down Down by Status Quo.
Alex Darling continues a poetic look at the AFL sides with some Roos observations
Exclamation Glen! That mysterious man with no surname and a proclivity for unnecessary emphasis has inspired me this week. Glen! got me thinking about the best 22 to represent the Pies who started their careers at other VFL/AFL clubs. Indeed, there is a VFL/AFL bias in this team and my apologies go out to Ashwood, Baulderstone, Brown, Randall and Schwerdt in advance.
A ripping speech from Alex Marcou detailing Carlton’s trips to the Lodge in the early ’80s.
With new signings jetting into the countries by the day, Hamish Neal previews Round 18 of the A-League
Force defeat Hurricanes in trial, Hamish Neal suggests Canes shouldn’t worry