The 2017 Jim Thorpe Cup

Earl O’Neill gives us a humorous take on the AFL 2017 season coming up. He looks at Cousins, Plugger and makes a ladder prediction.

Brilliant Sportswriting: A Body of Athletics

Almanac writer and supporter Stephanie Holt mentioned this piece to me – for good reason. It is a superb piece of sports writing. So many themes are developed through the narrative. [The PEN and Prairie Schooner aspects of this post are also interesting – JTH]