As a long time devotee to the AFL, I’ve experienced abuse in many forms. It is so entwined in the experience, removing it could be harmful. But that doesn’t make it right. Or does it?
After an in-game punch resulted in a broken jaw, there’s discussion to whether this qualifies as assault.
The division of opportunity between Aboriginal and white Australians is not a piece of history we can shake our heads at. But while it still exists, change is finally upon us.
Humble, accessible, supremely talented, Sam Kerr is the footballing icon we’ve been waiting for.
Last week the NRL saw the worst crowds in 30 years, which merely highlights the larger issue: Where have all the players worth watching gone?
Two cities and four teams all share the same narrative this finals weekend. The heavily backed powerhouses, do battle against the rank outsiders on the wrong side of history.
While Dr Simon Longstaff finds James Hird’s lack of culpability regarding the Essendon saga staggering, he does believe Hird’s remorse to be sincere.
Lifelong Bombers fan Mena Soliman describes his feelings after the CAS’ Essendon doping ruling broke what was left of his fragile heart.
Has the biggest sporting weekend on our calendar left you wondering why all the fuss? TBS Editor Mathew Mackie explains why Sport matters.
Mike Welsh calls for action from the AFL to solve the Adam Goodes saga, but he also has some thoughts on who’s to blame.
Tired of the boys’ clubs mentality in AFL, Jack Howes hopes that enhanced female participation will bring the “girls” inside the club and make a difference to the sport in general.
Jack Howes’ Hot Taekes are all over the latest in the NFL draft, boxing fans finally getting their wish in the Mayweather v Pacquiao bout and a huge step forward in women’s AFL.
It is with heavy heart that Jack Howes raises a bat to Aussie cricket legend Richie Benaud who passed away with little fanfare but much sadness late this week.
Touching on obligatory cricket issues (that World Cup thing), it’s pretty much AFL week from good sport Jack Howes after the ASADA case against the Bombers hit a snag and two Pies were sprung being silly clenbuterol sausages.
Jack Howes can’t avoid the doping in sport thing as it continues to permeate the Australian sporting landscape, but it’s not all bad in his weekly #HotTaekes
As K Hunt cops a whack for his short-lived friendship with Charlie, Jack Howes will be watching the Bombers field a team of supplementary players in the NAB Cup who are at least supplement free.
Xavier Toby watched the AFL trades go down the other week and reckons there are a few areas where the “trade week” concept can be applied (Non-spoiler: This article isn’t about sport.)
It’s Christmas Day for AFL fans, but if you’re hoping to find AFL Grand Final tickets under the tree, the Grinch who stole the AFL Grand Final, Xavier Toby, is here to ruin your day…
Tom Taylor commends the major codes’ commitment to end homophobia in sport, however, he wonders why there were no women on stage.
Applauding Mitch Clark, Conrad Liveris hopes his decision to talk about personal mental health issues will open up an honest conversation about the black dog.