BY DAN Cleanthony Early was shot yesterday. In cold blood, a criminal took his property and shot him in the knee. This has jeopardised his career, the financial well-being of his family, as well as no doubt causing him great physical and mental pain. He was not engaging in risky behaviour (a la Monta Ellis’ … More Blaming the Victim
BY DAN I am going to Day Three of the Boxing Day test. As a person who is rather enthusiastic about cricket and the Melbourne Cricket Ground, this will be the second day I have attended this test, and if the game can make it to day four, I’ll be there too. This is in … More Bringing Back the Windies
BY ANDO I hate the Philadelphia 76ers. I hate them more than anything in the NBA, and I hate them because they have embraced the single worst thing about the league: tanking. If you’re unfamiliar with the term, it’s when teams deliberately try and lose games — doing everything but intentionally throwing them. And there’s … More The Philadelphia Problem or How to Fix The NBA Draft
BY DAN The Canberra Raiders signed Coach Ricky Stuart to an extension on Wednesday, increasing his time at the helm of the side until the end of 2018. Combined with the extensions of much of the squad within this timeframe, the Raiders are effectively pushing all their chips into the middle of the table. There … More All In: The Stuart Extension
BY DAN Let’s be honest. Things haven’t gone well for the Knicks this week. Before last night’s victory in Portland, the Knicks had lost their last four games and 8 of their last 10. Questions are being asked as to whether the Knicks early season flirtation with the playoff picture was just a mirage. The Knicks offence … More 4 Ways to Get Porzingis More Involved on Offence
BY ROB One of the things we at the Sportress like to do besides play and watch sport is play sports based video games. We’ve tried our hand at everything from NBA 2K to Madden, Sensible Soccer to FIFA, Rugby League 2 to, uh, Rugby League 3. One game that has always been a constant … More The Game Is To Be Played: NBA JAM
BY DAN As sports fans we spend a lot of time in front of television at all hours of the night, or in half-empty grounds with a lonely beer in our hand, or with our eyes glued to our phone when we should be working, sweating on the outcome of sometimes important, but often meaningless … More Chasing Greatness: The Thin Line
BY DAN We’ve all been there. You meet someone and you click. Early on you know this is something special and that you never want to be without them. You start getting carried away, wondering about your future together. Every time you see them it makes you happy. You smile just thinking about them. You … More Time to Trade Carmelo?