Category Archives: NFL

American Arrogance and the Hayne Plane

Despite my well-documented disinterest in both Rugby League and American Football, I admit I’m interested to see the Jarryd Hayne experiment play out. Hayne, you may know, abandoned the NRL last year (where he was a superstar) and is currently attempting to make … Continue reading

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Friday Funnies: 22/03/2013

Hello again folks! First up: trick plays in sport normally involve doing the unexpected – lining up in a different formation or getting certain players to play different roles. Normally, however, it doesn’t involve simply walking through the ENTIRE team, … Continue reading

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Mike or the Don’s 10 Worst Sports Commercials

Last week, we had fun bringing you the 10 Greatest Sports Commercials! This week, we are doing the complete opposite. There are tonnes of terrible sports commercials out there that try too hard to be funny, filled with puns and … Continue reading

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Mike or the Don’s 10 Greatest Sports Commercials

Commercials and sport are enemies, right? We hate ads during the game. And yet sometimes the creative advertising folks actually get it right. The right mix of humour, sincerity, inspiration and sport. We’ve literally studied every single sports commercial ever … Continue reading

Posted in Basketball, Cycling, NFL, Other, Soccer, Sport, Tennis, Uncategorized, Volleyball | 8 Comments

Why American Football is NOT a terrible, terrible sport

Note: This post is a response to this earlier post from one of MikeOrTheDon’s less polite contributors. I love sport. I love the theatre, I love the atmosphere, I love the sense of occasion, the triumph and despair. I love … Continue reading

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Why American Football is a terrible, terrible sport.

 Note: This post sparked the anger of MikeOrTheDon’s co-editor. You can find his response here.   I think America is great. I prefer ketchup to tomato sauce. I think basketball is the best sport on the planet and I think … Continue reading

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