Category Archives: Tennis

Fixing the Olympics

Don’t get me wrong: The Olympics isn’t broken. It’s still the second-best sporting event on earth after the Reigning and Undisputed Champion. But given the Olympics are all about striving for perfection, we thought we’d flag some ideas to improve … 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

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Mike or The Don plays Cupid

Another year, another Valentine’s Day successfully navigated. It’s a time when a fat little baby appears in commercials and magazines and in shopfronts everywhere. Blonde ringlets, a freshly Napisan’d nappy and a totally-unsuitable-for-children bow and arrow set apparently represent love … Continue reading

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Crying, Sport and the Tim Cahill Man-Crush

The end of Terminator 2 or The Shawshank Redemption. The death of a beloved dog. Deciding to risk it when your mate swaps a tennis ball for a cricket ball in the nets. There are plenty of reasons for grown … Continue reading

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Dale Thomas and the Big Bang Theory

Despite the headline, this post is not about an AFL sex scandal. This is about a fun game some mates and I have developed. We take athletes and find them a match in the TV world. For instance, Dale Thomas … Continue reading

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Sam Stosur is awesome

I was thrilled to see Sam Stosur win the US open recently. She’s a down-to-earth, hard-working player with the skill to take on the world’s best. She showed up arguably the best women’s player ever, and even though Serena Williams … Continue reading

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