“The only person with a J.J. Barea jersey is J.J. Barea … and maybe his mother!” Those were the words said to me by two friends who had just attended a Dallas Mavericks game in 2007. While attending said Mavs game, the two began what can only be described as a hotly-contested debate over whether…Read More J.J. Barea: the Man, the Myth, the Legend
Cricket Australia 60 Jolimont Street Jolimont Victoria 3002 Australia (+61 3) 9653 9999 Dear Andrew, In relation to your unjustified sacking of Simon Katich from the Australian cricket team, I demand you supply ThePublicApology with – ahem – a public apology. Now this writer has accepted – and grown to eventually embrace – the many…Read More Hilditch must apologise for Katich sacking
The quoted headline for this article – Phil Gould’s patented catch phrase for when Mark Gasnier puts on his (equally patented) in and away side-step – ignites an outrage in this writer’s membrane. Why? Because the only sound I can hear is my inner league fan screaming “overrated” at the top of his passionate little…Read More The tale of Mark Gasnier: “Shimmy, Shimmy Whoops…”
The Public Apology‘s editorial team sat down for game one of the Miami v Dallas finals series, in separate locations, armed with laptops, popcorn and a sixer of beer. Mike Davis, known in web circles as Miked12, streamed the match via his NBA league pass subscription, while Dave Edwards, known on this blog and in…Read More The Public Apology streams live blog: Miami v Dallas, Game One
If you’ll allow me the analogy, rugby league and rugby union are like two bickering, divorced ex-lovers – and the combined sporting consumer base its collective offspring. Once happily married, money tore them apart and now, years later, they’re thinking about a second wedding. But what for? The temporary reconciliation took place a month ago,…Read More Can long lost lovers reunite?