“My grandma could bench more than that”: a common phrase heard muttered by muscle-bound, invisible barrel-carrying clichés. The taunt is nothing more than a self-defence mechanism used to take the piss out of the awkward gym-goer cursed with a wiry, Monty Burns-like physique, who struggles to negotiate 2kg weights at the local fitness haunt. Normally…Read More Big (Grand) Mommas
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?
The Public Apology has joined the Twittersphere (or is it the Twitterverse now?). After holding out for a week after the website launched, the editorial team has finally taken the plunge. As one of the most influential athletes in the media game, Shaquille O’Neal told legendary sportswriter, Mike Wilbon (of ESPN and formerly The Washington…Read More TPA Joins Twitter