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Is it too early to announce to everyone within earshot that I hit 137 off 146 balls against a bowling attack that included Australian test cricket debutant Moises Henriques back when I was 16? Probably. It’s also amazingly self-aggrandising. But it’s every failed sportsman’s right to publicly state their association with and against any elite…

Read More Tall Tales Involving Current Athletes

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The Public Apology has long been known for its sartorial savvy. Anyone who has walked into the TPA HQ would know that the editorial team takes a very serious approach to its workplace attire (not so much to workplace discrimination, however). As such, we feel it is imperative to let you, the sporting consumer, in…

Read More The Winter ’13 Catalogue: Sartorial Tips For Attending Your Favourite Football Code

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Over the past 20 years we’ve witnessed the gradual synthesis of sports and science – and because it has been gradual, we’ve accepted it as part of the sporting landscape. But is it time to do away with all the scientific analysis and just go back to basics? The Public Apology chief editor Dave Edwards…

Read More Has Sports Science Come Too Far? Undoubtedly, Yes

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My entire NFL knowledge consists of a rather incongruous smattering of phrases and cliches. Touchdown, End-Zone, Third Down, Special Team, etc. I know that the winning coach in the Superbowl gets showered with Gatorade. But that’s about it. As such, I felt it necessary to pen my immediate, unfiltered thoughts as I take in the…

Read More The Hilarity That Is Superbowl XLVII