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Pitch Perfect

Pitch Perfect

Nov. 8 | Jason Motte helped Cardinals win World Series Could fast cricket bowlers cut it in baseball? Matt Wiggins @mattwjourno Curtly Ambrose, Courtney Walsh, Allan Donald, Glenn McGrath and Brett Lee. As a lifelong cricket fan, I have grown up watching these...

Strike it Rich

Strike it Rich

Oct. 10 | Murray conquers Nadal for Japan win ATP faces collision course with top male players Simon Cambers @scambers73 The world’s top players will strut their stuff in Shanghai this week in the penultimate Masters 1000 event of 2011. For some it is the chance...

Dave and Goliath

Dave and Goliath

Sep. 23 | Nicklaus ended Cup playing career on high Marr’s American side set Ryder Cup bar high Matt Ogborn @mattogborn The 1981 Ryder Cup does not figure high in the ranks of sporting memories this side of the Atlantic, and for good reason, given the American...

Pacific Storm

Pacific Storm

Sep. 15 | Tuilagi wreaks havoc for Samoa Improving Islanders challenge rugby’s old guard Charles Whitting @CharlesWhit With the Rugby World Cup now upon us, the eyes of the world are turning to the Land of the Long White Cloud. Pubs and clubs have been...

Green With Envy

Green With Envy

Sep. 7 | Can Green Bay add another title? Packers backed to start NFL season in style Tom Jackson @JacksonTC Every so often, we get to witness the creation of a special team or individual talent. The sporting map is littered with accomplishments that will always...

Tipping Point

Tipping Point

Aug. 26 | Federer's Grand Slam run under threat Can Roger Federer raise his game after 30? Alexandra Willis @alex_willis Amidst the many upsets, injuries, power cuts and other notables emanating from the build-up to this year’s US Open at Flushing Meadows,...

Held to Ransom

Held to Ransom

Aug. 11 | Tevez still set on City departure How Premier League can learn from NFL lockout Rich Hook @RHk_v8 “I hope the 50th anniversary of the end of the maximum wage will remind people of an important principle. Footballers, like any profession, should not...

Clarke’s Conundrum

Clarke’s Conundrum

Aug. 5 | Captain Clarke under huge pressure Ailing Australia need Sri Lankan tour tonic Ian McCullough @IanMac08 Having dominated the international game for more than a decade, Australia’s Test cricketers are in Sri Lanka for the next six weeks on a mission...

Role Reversal

Role Reversal

Jul. 29 | Murray close to grand slam breakthrough Can female coach aid Murray’s slam quest? Simon Cambers @scambers73 As Andy Murray considers his coaching situation over the summer, it is worth remembering that the biggest influence on the Scot’s career...

The Floyd Void

The Floyd Void

Jul. 27 | Ortiz up next for Pretty Boy Mayweather still needs Pacquiao for legacy Sean Held @seanheld77 No man divides opinion in the sport of boxing quite like Floyd Mayweather Jr. Just the mention of his name can spark a bar brawl from Michigan to Manila and...