1. Looking to 2012/13: What the EPL Teams Need to Look at During the Close Season

    As the 2011/12 EPL season comes to a close, we can look forward to 2012/13 to see what issues face the current 20 Premier League teams...

    Dave Harris Written by Dave Harris about 2 years ago 1,684 reads 0 comments

  2. Penn State Trustees Right to Sack Legendary Coach Joe Paterno

    The firing of Penn State Football coach, mentor and legend Joe Paterno should not come as a surprise in the wake of the allegations of sexual misconduct and abuse by former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky...

    Dave Harris Written by Dave Harris about over 2 years ago 54 reads 0 comments

  3. Three Steps to Making Sir Alex Ferguson Happier: Reducing Fixture Congestion

    Managers in the English Premier League are always complaining about the fixture congestion they are up against, and how it means that they have to rest players so that they are at their best for the most important fixtures...

    Dave Harris Written by Dave Harris about over 2 years ago 345 reads 0 comments

  4. The Contrarian: We Come Not to Bury Carson Palmer in an Oakland Raiders Uniform

    The Oakland Raiders started their season 4-2, surprising many as they led the AFC West with victories over the (much-hyped) New York Jets and AFC South favourites Houston Texans ...

    Dave Harris Written by Dave Harris about over 2 years ago 567 reads 18 comments

  5. West Indies vs. Pakistan: Windies Blowing Without Gayle

    Chris Gayle is a man who polarises opinion. His talent is undoubted, particularly with the bat and his powers are clearly not on the wane as his innings of 333 against Sri Lanka at Galle last November confirms...

    Dave Harris Written by Dave Harris about over 3 years ago 611 reads 14 comments

  6. Gavin Henson: Will Toulon Indiscretions Prove the Last Straw for Welsh Wizard?

    When Gavin Henson made his Welsh debut in 2001, barely 19 years of age, it appeared that a new star of Welsh rugby had been born and that he would be the centrepiece of a line of ...

    Dave Harris Written by Dave Harris about over 3 years ago 530 reads 1 comments

  7. UFC 128 Results: Talk of Jon Jones vs. Anderson Silva Is Jumping the Gun

    After Jon Jones’ impressive display at UFC 128 in claiming the Light-Heavyweight title with a dominating victory over Mauricio Rua, some are already hailing him as the future of the division...

    Dave Harris Written by Dave Harris about over 3 years ago 4,121 reads 5 comments

  8. UFC 128 Fall Out: 'Suga' Rashad Evans Running Scared of Jon Jones

    Whether in Mixed Martial Arts or anywhere else, you’re defined as a Champion by the people that you face and beat to win and retain the belt. As a former UFC Light-Heavyweight Champion, “Suga” Rashad Evans should know this as well as anyone...

    Dave Harris Written by Dave Harris about over 3 years ago 2,487 reads 21 comments

  9. Cincinnati Bengals' Carson Palmer To Leave Sinking Ship: Are They That Bad?

    If the Cincinnati Bengals are so bad that Carson Palmer, after three underwhelming seasons out the last four, wants out , then exactly how bad are they? Admittedly, it’s ...

    Dave Harris Written by Dave Harris about over 3 years ago 1,310 reads 1 comments

  10. NFL Combine: Cam Newton and Julio Jones Shine but What Is the Combine's Value?

    For the past week NFL teams, pro-football analysts and hardcore fans interested in knowing who their team might select in next month’s NFL draft have been tuned into the NFL Combine taking place in Indianapolis...

    Dave Harris Written by Dave Harris about over 3 years ago 675 reads 5 comments

  11. UFC 127 Results: Is There a Hidden Agenda Behind Dana White Trashing the Judges?

    Is Dana White gunning for the judges that score UFC bouts? In the wake of the main event of UFC 127: Penn vs...

    Dave Harris Written by Dave Harris about over 3 years ago 2,150 reads 4 comments

  12. Another One Down: Australia's Injury Woes Mount As Doug Bollinger Goes Home

    Further bad news for the Australian Cricket Team today, as despite reaching their target to beat New Zealand very comfortably, they also learned that left-arm seamer Doug Bollinger will play no part in the World Cup due to an ankle injury...

    Dave Harris Written by Dave Harris about over 3 years ago 57 reads 0 comments

  13. ICC and Test Cricket: Funding Development Of The Associate Members

    The idea of a World Test Championship has finally been accepted by the ICC several years after it was first mooted...

    Dave Harris Written by Dave Harris about over 3 years ago 248 reads 0 comments

  14. Warne's Legacy: How Australia's Spinners Have Suffered in the Great Man's Shadow

    He is one of the most iconic cricketers ever to come out of Australia. The bleach-blond beach-bum look that burst onto the scene from the 1992 tour of Sri Lanka onwards, after a dismal start in India, took the world by storm...

    Dave Harris Written by Dave Harris about over 3 years ago 198 reads 4 comments

  15. Diary of a Club Cricketer 2: Part Deux, Ramifications

    Saturday 2 nd July It seems like every time I play for the Thirds, it’s against East Mardon...

    Dave Harris Written by Dave Harris about over 3 years ago 43 reads 1 comments

  16. Cricket World Cup: Why ICC and Ricky Ponting are Wrong About 10-Team Tournament

    The decision by the ICC to reduce the number of teams competing in the 2015 Cricket World Cup from 14 to 10 has drawn a reasonable amount of comment, both positive and negative, ...

    Dave Harris Written by Dave Harris about over 3 years ago 836 reads 8 comments

  17. Diary of a Club Cricketer 2: The Second Season Starts Here

    Saturday 26th April A winter of careful recuperation has seen the broken ankle healed and made me keen for the new season. The buzz of spring, and the first sign of some serious sunshine seems to have brought all the cricketers out of the woodwork...

    Dave Harris Written by Dave Harris about almost 4 years ago 41 reads 0 comments

  18. Cricket Ireland: Time To Join the Big Boys of the ICC?

    Following up on the success of the National team in the 2007 World Cup, the Irish Cricket Association, Cricket Ireland (CI) have taken the first steps to joining the ranks of the Full Members of the ICC...

    Dave Harris Written by Dave Harris about over 4 years ago 208 reads 5 comments

  19. Is this the End for Formula One's Car Manufacturers?

    Toyota’s decision to withdraw from Formula 1 Racing, announced today, has been speculated upon more about half the season...

    Dave Harris Written by Dave Harris about over 4 years ago 229 reads 7 comments

  20. Eleven of the Best: Foreign-born England Test Players

    With Michael Vaughan's recent comments in his autobiography aboout Jonathan Trott's "Englishness", here is a team of England's best Test players that were born overseas...

    Dave Harris Written by Dave Harris about over 4 years ago 430 reads 6 comments

  21. Michael Vaughan Wrong to be Concerned About Jonathan Trott's Englishness

    With his revelations in his autobiography, Time to Declare , Michael Vaughan has again opened up the question of the suitability of players performing for an adopted country over the country of their birth...

    Dave Harris Written by Dave Harris about over 4 years ago 106 reads 12 comments

  22. Stumps For Shep: David Shepherd Dies, Age 68.

    For those who remember Test cricket in England in the 1980s, David Shepherd was a pivotal figure in our minds. He stood in 92 Test matches and 172 One-day Internationals. He died yesterday of cancer, at age 68...

    Dave Harris Written by Dave Harris about over 4 years ago 76 reads 9 comments

  23. WICB Face Selection Decisions Over Chris Gayle and The Contract Rebels

    The stand-off between the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) and many of the key players has now almost come to an end...

    Dave Harris Written by Dave Harris about almost 5 years ago 114 reads 6 comments

  24. The Contrarian: Davies' Report Should Leave the Ashes Alone

    Patrick Hennessy wrote for The Telegraph recently that, as part of the Davies review of listed sporting events, The Ashes is to be re-classified so that it has to be aired on free-to-view television in England...

    Dave Harris Written by Dave Harris about almost 5 years ago 35 reads 4 comments

  25. Heineken Cup and MLB Playoffs Highlight Stellar Sporting Weekend

      A packed weekend of sport delivers plenty of choices this week for both the armchair and pitch-side viewer in the UK and around the world...

    Dave Harris Written by Dave Harris about almost 5 years ago 70 reads 0 comments