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.]

Aussie Rules

Bill Simmons “the Sports Guy” and Editor-in-Chief of Grantland (the world’s biggest sporting website) has come up with a system for deciding the MVP in the NBA. A Chicago reader pointed out that it is the same system used for the Brownlow Medal in “the best sport on earth”. Bill thinks Australia is pretty cool.

Almanac Weekend Reading: Twas the [Weekend] Before Christmas

Enjoy a collection of some great writing from around the world of sport with The Footy Almanac’s Weekend Reads

The potential rise of Bernard Tomic at the Australian Open – Grantland

Peter Baulderstone has been visiting the Grantland website and recommends this analysis of the current state of men’s tennis, and the allure of Tomic to distant eyes.