For a sport widely regarded in this country as a gangster’s paradise of thugs, new money and hip-hop, the NBA playoffs and its accompanying TV coverage oozes class. Australian sport would do well to learn from it. Australia’s always had its NBA true believers. They get the game, they get the culture, they’re rusted-on. But…Read More The NBA Playoffs: Peak Sport
An Australian man has skilfully planned his two-month trip to the US around various live sporting fixtures, while his girlfriend remains completely unaware of his hidden agenda. In late August, Mitch Parker and his girlfriend Suzy will fly in to Fort Worth, Dallas, and catch a college football game before making their way down to…Read More Man Skilfully Plans America Trip Around Live Sporting Events, Girlfriend Unaware
The World Cup is here – and it’s pure, international and just plainly good. You’ve got teams from Europe, Africa, the Americas, Asia and Australia, all giving it their all on the biggest stage in world sport. And it’s being held in Brasil, which just makes it even better. But there’s one team that stands out…Read More How Long Will Our Love For America Last?
The Taliban is willing to negotiate peace with the United States and disband from al-Qaeda, but the proposed deal hinges on the NBA agreeing to shift its operational headquarters to Kabul. It’s just unfortunate that U.S. president Barack Obama, a keen basketballer, is reluctant to ink the deal that sends his favourite sporting competition offshore. That’s according to Ahmad…Read More Taliban offers to end NBA lockout in exchange for world peace