Darius Boyd Tipped to Follow Mentor Wayne Bennett to Bathroom

Darius Boyd Tipped to Follow Mentor Wayne Bennett to Bathroom

In a completely non-sexual and platonic display of loyalty, Newcastle Knights star Darius Boyd will follow coach Wayne Bennett’s latest move by accompanying him to the men’s bathroom. Boyd, whose career has mirrored Bennett’s with stints at the Broncos, Dragons and Knights, is known to be very close to Bennett and has reiterated his desire(…)

TPA Forms Strategic Alliance with Lowly Shanghai Eatery

TPA Forms Strategic Alliance with Lowly Shanghai Eatery

The Public Apology has formed a strategic alliance with a lowly Shanghai eatery in order to boost brand awareness in the region. The ‘Century Old Shop’, which serves a delicious array of authentic Chinese cuisine, is situated in an small lane near Shanghai’s Nanjing Rd, just a few hundred metres from the Huangpu River. TPA(…)

TPA Founder Commits Major Cultural Gaffe on China Trip

TPA Founder Commits Major Cultural Gaffe on China Trip

The Public Apology founder Dave J. Edwards has put the company’s well-publicised Asian push in jeopardy after a major cultural gaffe during a meeting in China. During the high-level meeting with a major Chinese corporation, Edwards, who is currently in China representing the TPA Media Holdings Group, failed to properly exchange business cards according to(…)

Australia’s ‘Softness’ is Indicative of National Malaise

Australia’s ‘Softness’ is Indicative of National Malaise

The Public Apology has been called many things. An esteemed online journal that takes an esoteric and contrarian look at modern sport. A poor man’s Grantland. A defamation/copyright lawyer’s paradise. All or none of the above may be true, but what is accurate is our reputation as a welcoming, convivial forum that encourages debate among our readers, as well as contributions from(…)

Sydney and the Art of Bandwagoning

Sydney and the Art of Bandwagoning

Sydney faces its biggest bandwagoning conundrum in a generation, and boy it’s a doozy. Let me start by defending the practice of joining a bandwagon: supporting a club or team when they are successful, and dumping them when they are not. Bandwagoning, or being a Johnny Good-Times, is a product of the sporting environment in(…)

Landmark Deal Sees TPA Penetrate the Great Firewall of China

Landmark Deal Sees TPA Penetrate the Great Firewall of China

For the first time ever, readers in mainland China will be able to access content from esteemed online sports journal The Public Apology (TPA). The arrangement is the result of a landmark deal brokered by TPA founder and chief editor Dave J. Edwards in Beijing yesterday. Mr Edwards is currently on a business visit to North Asia to(…)

Leave Darius Alone

Leave Darius Alone

I am going to go against grain here and get behind Darius Boyd, following his rather embarrassing interview last week. He has been hammered from pillar to post for that “interview”, but I have to ask; what did Foxsports and the young lady interviewing him really expect? This is a bloke who has made it(…)

Ian Thorpe and Kierkegaard: Once You Label Me, You Negate Me

Ian Thorpe and Kierkegaard: Once You Label Me, You Negate Me

I believe it was Kierkegaard who said “once you label me, you negate me”. I only know that because of that great scene in Wayne’s World, but there’s a whole lotta truth to it. I’m about to talk expansively and with misguided conviction about the whole Ian Thorpe thing, in case you can’t see where I’m(…)

Interim Editor Declares Bold New Direction for The Public Apology

Interim Editor Declares Bold New Direction for The Public Apology

Mere days after being handed the reins of The Public Apology, interim chief editor Ben Shine has signalled a change of  direction for the esteemed online journal. The pivot includes an aggressive push for online market share through the publication of clickbait articles, the exploration of a lucrative corporate partnership with the NBL and an exclusive online advertising partnership with(…)

TPA Live Episode 4

TPA Live Episode 4

This week: * Brazil: A nation perishes * LeBron: Decision 2.0 – heroes, villains, good, evil * League: Origin, Carney, Betting. All very pure. * Is China the new Japan?

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