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The AFL's unhealthy obsession with violence

AFL broadcasters and commentators routinely glorify on-field violence, writes Alex Hipgrave.  
Sport, alcohol and gambling: A recipe for mind control?

While we are distracted by sport and pacified by alcohol and gambling, big business is winning ...  
Raelene Castle's demise wasn't good for Australian rugby

Matthew Peel unpacks the recent history of Australian rugby, arguing that former CEO Raelene ...  
Fowler blasts officials in Roar victory

Robbie Fowler was effusive in his praise Brisbane Roar as they produced a dominant display to ...  
The Morrison Government: When rorting became sporting

The more we learn about the sports rorts controversy the more it becomes apparent how deeply ...  
McKenzie, Morrison and smoking sport rorts pork barrels

It is ludicrous to suggest that McKenzie undertook the massive misuse of public money without the ...  
Roar over Phoenix in rain-soaked contest

Dylan Wenzel Hall came off the bench to strike the winner and sink Wellington Phoenix at a rain ...  
Sport heroes are doing more for bushfire relief than our own government

There has been an outpouring of financial assistance from the Australian sporting community to aid ...  
Misery for Brisbane Roar against Western United

Western United piled on the misery for Brisbane Roar as they won 2-0 in another frustrating ...  
Brisbane Roar into top-six in assured display against Mariners

Brisbane Roar saw off the challenge of Central Coast Mariners to earn a much needed A-League home ...  
Wren's Week: Melbourne Cup and taking out the trash

This week saw the Melbourne Cup dwindling while more corruption emerged from the Liberal Party.  
The whistleblower that stopped the nation

On Cup Day, let's drink to ATO whistleblower Richard Boyle, without whom we may not be able to ...  
Sheffield Shield round one: QLD vs NSW

The Sheffield Shield has kicked off for another season, with New South Wales the big winners in ...  
Not much grandeur at the grand finals

In sports across the board, belief is getting routinely side-lined in the blur of hi-tech spect ...  
Offensive Sportsbet ad cleared despite industry double standards

Sportsbet have released another tasteless ad which is offending viewers, but due to loopholes in ...  
Adam Goodes' Australian Dream

I've eagerly awaited Stan Grant's film on Adam Goodes, titled The Australian Dream. If it were ...  
The Tayla Harris statue: More than just a kick

The recently unveiled statue of Tayla Harris is a symbol of the fight against bullying and miso ...  
Can legend Robbie Fowler reinvigorate the A-League?

Former Liverpool star Robbie Fowler's entry into the A-League coaching ranks has serious implic ...  

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