Ranking Steve Smith’s Career Profile Pics

Ranking Steve Smith’s Career Profile Pics

In the lead-up to Sunday’s World Cup Final – and following his prolific 2014-15 season with the bat – we at TPA felt it was time to analyse the many and varied profile pictures of Steve Smith. TPA’s Dave Edwards gives his take on each glorious mug shot. *  *  *  * BLEARY-EYED YOUNGSTER: Looks like(…)

Michael Jordan Explains His Own Basketball Cards

Michael Jordan Explains His Own Basketball Cards

On a recent business trip to Asia, TPA Founder David J. Edwards stumbled upon a treasure while scavenging the Beijing flea-markets. That treasure? A rare Michael Jordan themed set of playing cards – a fitting momento to reflect his Airness’ basketball prowess, as well as his penchant for gambling. In an exclusive interview, Michael Jordan(…)

The Manly Empire Is Crumbling

The Manly Empire Is Crumbling

There are a few truths in life: gravity, puppies are cute, Justin Bieber is a dickhead, a few other unimportant things, and everybody who doesn’t support the Manly Sea Eagles hates them. And I mean really hate. Cersei Lannister hate. Maggie Simpson/baby with the monobrow hate. Yet the wider Rugby League community (and yes I’m(…)

This is Why I Don’t Owe Glenn Maxwell A Public Apology

This is Why I Don’t Owe Glenn Maxwell A Public Apology

Glenn Maxwell is hitting runs. Good for him. It’s about time he put all that talent to good use. Funnily enough, a number of people have written to The Public Apology overnight, wondering whether we will be apologising for our recent article that highlighted Glenn Maxwell’s arrogance and complete obliviousness to test match values. To(…)

NRL Refs To Finally Command Respect in Non-Pink Jerseys

NRL Refs To Finally Command Respect in Non-Pink Jerseys

The NRL has announced that its referees will no longer be wearing pink this season. The reason? Well, it is believed that pink jerseys made it harder for officials to be taken seriously. As such, the TPA brains trust have weighed in to the debate… *  *  *  *  * Alasdair McClintock: What do we make(…)

Unemployment Has Made Me Really Good at Fantasy Football

Unemployment Has Made Me Really Good at Fantasy Football

It’s 4:30am on Sunday morning when I wake up to check the results from the English Premier League games played overnight. As the results load on my iPhone, I am beset by nerves. After a tense few microseconds, I see that West Bromwich Albion has beaten Southampton 1-nil. As I mentally tally my ‘clean-sheet’ points, I(…)

The Ian Higgins Show featuring TPA’s Dave J. Edwards

The Ian Higgins Show featuring TPA’s Dave J. Edwards

This week on The Ian Higgins Show featuring TPA’s Dave J. Edwards, the lads discuss: – Jarryd Hayne’s move to the San Francisco 49ers – how will a rugby league player fare in the city famous for Full House and gay culture? – The Australian cricket team’s brittle batting lineup and their over-emphasis on high run(…)

Mark Bresciano is to the Socceroos as George Harrison was to the Beatles

Mark Bresciano is to the Socceroos as George Harrison was to the Beatles

When folks debate who is the Best Beatle Of All Time (BBOAT), it’s generally a battle between John and Paul. Typically, the argument hinges on which one was the better songwriter (Lennon’s lyrics vs McCartney’s melodies) or who had the more impressive character (Lennon’s rebellious activism vs McCartney’s clownish whimsy). The contest takes on further intensity when(…)

A Trio Of Metaphors To Describe The Gold Coast Titans

A Trio Of Metaphors To Describe The Gold Coast Titans

The NRL has today announced it will take ownership of the embattled Gold Coast Titans, in the the wake of the drug scandal engulfing the club. Hot on the back of this news, The Public Apology’s Dave Edwards, Sam Perry and Ben Shine have each proposed their unique take on the crisis – in our favourite form, the(…)

Time To Stop The War On Karmichael

Time To Stop The War On Karmichael

And so the villagers descend. Burn the witch! Burn the witch! Riled up by a bunch of holier than thou journalists who are probably still coming down from last weekend’s bender. Motivated by a great sense of injustice that those privileged enough to play sport for a living should ever do anything to ever jeopardise(…)

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