AFL has a problem with racism, sexism and homophobia

In my 11 years as a Swans member, there have been some awful losses: the fourth-quarter capitulation to the Lions in 2003; blowing a 40-point three-quarter-time lead against the Kangaroos; the one-point grand final loss to the West Coast Eagles.Source: http://www.smh.com.auSee on Scoop.it - The Scoreline Diminishes

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Nathan Merritt to Retire from the NRL at Season’s End & Establish the Nathan Merritt Foundation

Modern day Rabbitohs legend Nathan Merritt has announced his retirement from the NRL at the end of the 2014 season today, ending a career which has seen him become the South Sydney Rabbitohs’ all-time leading try scorer.Source: http://www.rabbitohs.com.auSee on Scoop.it - The Scoreline Diminishes

FIFA and UN team up to fight Ebola

Source: http://www.unog.chWith the Ebola outbreak spreading through West Africa, football’s world governing body, the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) has joined the United Nations in its efforts to help control the epidemic. Last Thursday, it was announced that the Antoinette Tubman Stadium in the Liberian capital Monrovia will be used to set up two …

Interactive NFL Arrest Tracker Is So Necessary Right Now

Spend some time playing around with this interactive, which uses data from USA Today's invaluable NFL arrest tracker. You can sort player arrests since 2000 by team, by crime, and by position.Source: regressing.deadspin.comBrilliant idea. The NRL and AFL need something like this too.See on Scoop.it - The Scoreline Diminishes

Dreams of speed gone to the dogs

In August 2008, Central Coast greyhound trainer Andrew Schofield purchased some semen which he dearly hoped would breed a litter of champions.Source: http://www.smh.com.auWith the trial of Oscar Pistorius now concluded, the attention of the world's media will inevitably turn to Schofield v Frozen Puppies Dot Com and the mystery of the Bombastic Shiraz semen.See on …