Jarryd Hayne 8 NFL Games: A Mea Culpa

Hamish Neal gives us facts, figures and considered opinion on Jarryd Hayne’s foray into the NFL.

The NFL Beast

Dennis Gedling on what it was like to experience watching an NFL game live, when he went to see the San Francisco 49ers take on the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium.

Pigskin Almanac: The underdogs who won the Superbowl

Some of the most memorable sporting contests in history have been provided by NFL Super Bowl contests. Pigskin fan Logan R. Grayson recalls famous underdog wins in the NFL’s ‘big dance.’

Breakfast With the Goodfellas February 6-8: Super Bowl Wrap-up and the Latest in the A-League and the EPL

Welcome to February. The Asian Cup is over with and so it’s business as usual in the A-League and the EPL. Dr Cruel and Stone Cold settle in at Rocotillo’s Cafe in Frankston for some lunch and a chat about the Super Bowl and this weekend’s action in the world of football and soccer.   [Read more]

Super Bowl XLIX: “It Was the Butler in the Stadium…”

Hamish Neal and Alex Malyon break down Super Bowl XLIX (49) and wonder what comes next for Russell Wilson. Why no audible will be the question debated for years to come.

Super Bowl XLIX: The Time Has Come

Justin Fris was one of the millions around the world glued to a television screen to watch Super Bowl XLIX. Justin presents the view from Gilligan’s Pub in Cairns.

Breakfast With the Goodfellas: Asian Cup, Australian Open tennis and Super Bowl XLIX Previews Episode

As a huge weekend of sport gets underway, Dr Cruel and Stone Cold Steve Baker get together for a bite of brekky at Mileto’s in Windsor and chat about the Asian Cup final between the Socceroos and South Korea, the Australian Open finals and Monday morning’s Super Bowl.

Weekend Reading: Deflategate, the Worst Question in Sports and Cambridge United

Some great reading to get your teeth into over the Australia Day long weekend.

[Cambridge United have just held Man U to a 0-0 draw at Abbey – replay at Old Trafford.]

Pray for the Patriots

The spiralling ball that signals gridiron gives a teenager a thrill on a summer Sunday morning. 14 year old Sean Mortell reports on a fantastic game of NFL from his beloved New England Patriots is laden with emotion.

24 : “The Following Takes Place…”

The Almanac’s own Jack Bauer of sport – Gregor Lewis – recalls a hectic 24 hours of some truly enthralling contests from all corners of the globe. Now, that’s one heck of day!

The 2014 Jack Miller Cup

A little off-season update from Earl O’Neill. Cricket’s stuffed; NFL’s great but bikes and music are better. Oh, and there have been a few changes on the home front (did my invite get lost in the mail – Ed?)

American Football: A visiting Australian sees the Denver Broncos

Tony McLeod is studying in Colorado. He is following the Broncos and the University of Colorado.

NFL: Eagles-Giants rivalry Q & A in preparation for the big clash

Philadelphia Eagles’ fan Scott Langford and New York Giants’ fan Cody Royle have a (very civilized, I must point out) debate about the big upcoming rivalry game between their two teams.

American Football Week 5: Boyhood memories of the Minnesota Vikings

Prof Bruce Bergland remembers Monday Night Football as a boy in Minnesota. Bruce is the editor of The Allrounder, an American Sportswriting site (mentioned by Peter Baulderstone in Crio’s Question this week). The Footy Almanac and The Allrounder will be looking out for each other. This piece was first published at www.pigskinalmanac.com our new American football writing site.

American football: a Green Bay memory

Rod Oaten has wide interests in football and they extend to American football. Here’s his piece about the Green Bay Packers from www.pigskinalmanac.com

Sporting Bars: Where are the best, especially in Melbourne?

Yvette Wroby, after many adventures, challenges the Almanac community to help her find a good bar in which to hang. Are there any? Are there many? What have the Knackers to say about all this?

Very Excellent Adventures Remembered.

Yvette Wroby is back from six months travel in the USA. Here she covers the four major sports and everything else in her excellent adventure, which she shares with her Almanac family.

Super Bowl Snooze Fest

Seattle leaves the best till last, writes long-time NFL fan Tony Reed, but in the end the Superbowl is a flop.

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US Sports : Must Try Harder

Andrew Fraser has enjoyed(?) a fact-finding tour to sacred US sporting places which has resulted in this playfully (I think?) parochial piece of comparative sporting culture.