OPINION: The longer we have the Halberg Awards hullabaloo the more I wonder why we bother singling out a supreme New Zealand sportsperson of the year.
OPINION: Brand Ko made its first PR blunder this week.
This year's best must include cricket at Hagley Oval, Lydia Ko winning, men's netball and Kieran Read.
OPINION: New Zealand men's football - and the code in Canterbury - could learn a lot from the women's game.
OPINION: Comparing the greatest ever players in a sport is always a tough task because games evolve so much from decade to decade.
To a cricket geek like me, the opening Ashes test still trumps last second Kiwis' and All Blacks' wins.
OPINION: David Latta had done nothing wrong and in fact it should have been Richard Loe who was penalised.
An expanding medical file explains Dan Carter's deceleration in test appearances.
OPINION: For a man who gives very little away, All Whites coach Ricki Herbert's outburst was bordering on unbelievable.
OPINION: The pressure is on All Whites coach Ricki Herbert as he faces the most crucial selection conundrum of his career.
OPINION: I love a good punt, but have graduated from studied form-guide watcher to absolute guesser. And it's working.
OPINION: Just look back at the horse which has won it the last two years and, as they would say in punting parlance, go again.
OPINION: Waimarama Taumaunu has plenty to ponder as she casts her eye towards next year's Commonwealth Games.
OPINION: Those who regularly follow the New Zealand Cricket team are used to disappointment.
OPINION: So next Tuesday is Melbourne Cup day. The race that stops a nation, one of the greatest horse races in the world.
OPINION: The old sporting adage that nice guys finish last may have to be booted into touch after Canterbury's sixth NPC final win.
OPINION: How good would it be for a number of ex-Kiwi pros to front up a total of $250,000 a year with an overall sponsor?
So it would appear this column has been somewhat misleading in the assumption that there is no value to be found in betting on rugby in New Zealand.
On the surface, the Silver Ferns' series against Malawi is shaping up as a walk in the park.
Well haven't the little old South Island sides done well in the national provincial rugby competitions?