Kobe still got it

While the East and West All-star teams fielded exciting young superstar talent like Durant, Rose and Westbrook, their was one battle-hardened veteran who quietly reminded everyone who the king is- Kobe Bryant. The champ collected another All-star MVP award- 37 points and double digits in rebounds. Not to bad for an old fella. While, Kobe…

Playoff push

It’s that time of year when the champions and the challengers elevate themselves from mediocrity and the pretenders- the regular season’s final stretch. Historically, eventual Hall of Famers, Greg Poppovich and the Big Fundamental, lead the San Antonio Spurs’ charge to the playoffs. Never given their just credit, the Spurs will continue to look to…

The end

So it finally seems the Fev-show has closed for business on Australian shores. Perhaps the showman has seen his last days as an AFL footballer and will now pursue a lucrative deal in the NFL. For the last decade Fevola has simultaneously thrilled and disappointed, appauled and inspired. Not many players can boast such a…

The Allan Border Medal

The Allan Border Medal is a celebration of Australian cricket and individual performances. Yet, last night’s ceremony re-enforced Australia’s miserable state. Shane Watson claimed back to back Allan Border Medals. He is now justifiably Australia’s best and most valuable player. Watson steadies the ship at the top of the order and provides much needed relief for…

Pakistan cricket

Three players were caught engaging in under the table deals. The result? Three players vanquished from international cricket for an extended period of time. Is it a tragedy? Perhaps. Is it clear cut? Black and white? Apples and Oranges? Most definitely not. The damning sentence handed down by the ICC this weekend to Mohammad Amir,…