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July 15

Australian Rules Tactics: For a long time, they didn't seem to actually exist. A new book delves into the history of coaching, and tries to explain what's happening to the average punter.

posted by owlhouse to general at 10:28 AM - 0 comments

July 09

The Ashes. Explained.: England and Australia resume their 148 year old cricket rivalry.

posted by owlhouse to other at 12:30 PM - 6 comments

June 02

Matthew Dellavedova and the Australian Way.: “What the fuck are you staring at?” That’s the attitude Australia takes into the world, in sport as in much else."

posted by owlhouse to basketball at 12:20 AM - 6 comments

May 07

Yes, But Is It A Sport?: A landmark court case in Britain to judge whether Bridge is a sport or not. Significant lottery funding is at stake.

posted by owlhouse to culture at 05:11 AM - 4 comments

May 06

The Man Who Never Was, Or Who Was He?: The story of Clifford Grey and the gold medal winning 1928 and 1932 bobsled team.

posted by owlhouse to olympics at 05:07 AM - 1 comment

April 22

Arsene Wenger, The Martyr: The sacrifices involved in playing the beautiful game.

posted by owlhouse to soccer at 02:38 AM - 2 comments

April 07

Around the ballparks.: In celebration of opening day, the best food in the MLB.

posted by owlhouse to baseball at 01:04 AM - 3 comments

March 24

Cyclones and Grass Roots Football: The Nerimbera Magpies. The soul of a town.

posted by owlhouse to soccer at 05:40 AM - 0 comments

February 18

Last Man (or Woman): A game for those not interested in NFL. Or at least the Superbowl result.

posted by owlhouse to football at 12:15 AM - 5 comments

February 04

People Who Like Sport Remember Their Lives Better Than People Who Don't.: A long rambling look through 2005. Life, death, divorce. And cricket.

posted by owlhouse to culture at 08:52 PM - 0 comments

February 01

Coming of Age: The long, hard luck story of Australian football may be coming to an end.

posted by owlhouse to soccer at 09:57 PM - 3 comments

January 29

Crowd Catch: The lengths some people will go to to catch a ball in the crowd. Also, in cricket, using a mitt is illegal.

posted by owlhouse to other at 04:53 AM - 2 comments

December 04

Requiem for Phillip Hughes: "So rest in peace my little brother. I'll see you out in the middle."

posted by owlhouse to culture at 04:07 AM - 1 comment

May 11

Crossing Over:: Club Tijuana is also San Diego's team.

posted by owlhouse to soccer at 04:33 AM - 1 comment

April 07

American recruit scores first goal for the Swans: Patrick Mitchell, a college basketball player from Iowa, signed for AFL's Sydney Swans last year.

posted by owlhouse to other at 02:43 AM - 2 comments

March 30

Through Thick and Thin: Using Manchester United as an example, how happiness doesn't always relate to winning all the time. With real psychology stuff.

posted by owlhouse to soccer at 03:10 AM - 2 comments

January 16

The Best Football (Soccer) Writing 2013: It was a good year for the long form piece, judging by this list.

posted by owlhouse to soccer at 01:39 AM - 0 comments

December 20

This is Football: Normally the English FA can be relied upon to do something stupid. However, they commissioned poet and writer Musa Okwonga to pen an ode to celebrate their 150th anniversary. With a few special guests.

posted by owlhouse to soccer at 12:06 AM - 0 comments

September 22

Football as Religion?: Dennis Bergkamp on motivation, Arsene Wenger and the love of the game.

posted by owlhouse to soccer at 09:44 PM - 4 comments

August 19

Arsenal's Accounts: A forensic analysis of a football club. Where the money comes from, and where it goes. Except, apparently, on new players.

posted by owlhouse to soccer at 02:30 AM - 4 comments

July 27

Drugs in Sport: The Game and the Metagame.: How mathematical logic could address some of our concerns.

posted by owlhouse to general at 07:48 AM - 3 comments

May 08

End of an Era. Fergie Out!: Imperial Lord Ferg Sir Alex quits. Here are some highlights of the last 35 years or so of his footballing life.

posted by owlhouse to soccer at 06:17 AM - 13 comments

March 19

Brian Lara vs Sachin Tendulkar: And why sports comparisons are meaningless but still jolly good fun.

posted by owlhouse to other at 09:51 PM - 0 comments

March 11

We Can't Accept Mediocrity: Australia sacks four cricketers for not preparing a presentation.

posted by owlhouse to other at 08:41 PM - 3 comments

January 07

What is American Soccer?: A tactical history of the USMNT. From a list of the best football writing 2012.

posted by owlhouse to soccer at 03:52 AM - 2 comments