Another Memorable Memorial Tournament

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As the PGA tour ramps up towards the second major of the year, the U.S. Open, it stopped as it does every year for the Memorial tournament hosted by Jack Nicklaus.  And as ever, an invite from Jack was enough to ensure one of the strongest fields of the season, including the big three of […] READ MORE


Jordan Speith Rebounded to Victory

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As the PGA Tour swept through Texas, its latest stop being at Ben Hogan’s place at Colonial, Jordan Speith rebounded from some of his recent lows to claim his first victory in his home state, and at the same time exorcise some of the personal demons left over from his collapse at Augusta.  The 22-year-old […] READ MORE



Will the Return of Lebron James mean a Cleveland Championship?

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Which city is the sporting home of America? The obvious choice would be New York City; however, in recent times there have been some new contenders for the throne.  Kansas City threw its hat into the ring firmly, as the Chiefs destroyed Tom Brady and the New England Patriots and set a crowd noise record […] READ MORE


The Inevitable Decline of Troy Polamalu

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Troy Polamalu has been one of the most distinctive and productive players in the NFL over the past decade or so.  He has a human highlight film of some of the best defensive plays you could ever hope to see. Despite all this, and you might need to whisper it very quietly as I feel […] READ MORE


Olé, Olé, Olé, Europe Wins the Ryder Cup

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As I write this on the Thursday after Ryder Cup Sunday, there is a slight chance that some members of the winning European team could still be nursing the after effects of a serious hangover, following what in the end turned into a rather more comfortable than expected defence of the trophy. In a previous […] READ MORE


Liverpool FC, Not This Time

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For a team that once proudly boasted it was the most successful club side in England, the fact that Liverpool have not won the league title in just over two decades is an embarrassment.  The bad news for Liverpool fans, that run looks very unlikely to be over this year. This is just not a […] READ MORE


Luke Donald, Team Europe Mistake

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As the bi-annual Ryder Cup heads to Gleneagles later this month, one player who will not be teeing it up in Scotland is former World Number 1, Luke Donald.  In this article, I take a look at the team European captain Paul McGinley has selected to defend the trophy and propose that Luke Donald should […] READ MORE


NFL London Franchise? No Thank You!

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We are now a week away from the kick off of the 2014 NFL Regular Season, a season in which there will be 3 regular season games played under the banner of the International Series at Wembley Stadium, London. Since this inception of the International Series, each game has been sold out and a fantastic […] READ MORE


Mario Balotelli, Why always him?

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Earlier today, Sky Sports and BBC Sport both reported that Liverpool FC were signing Mario Balotelli for £ 16million. Checking that there was some substance to this story, revealed the surprise that it does indeed appear to be true. Having recently sold one rather controversial striker albeit for £75 million the last thing I expected […] READ MORE