OPINION: The appointment of former Australian netball player Vicki Wilson as Silver Ferns assistant coach is a bold choice with the future in mind.
OPINION: It is hard to know whether Manchester United manager-in-waiting David Moyes is the luckiest, or unluckiest man in football at the moment.
NBA basketballer Jason Collins' admission he is gay received far too much media attention this week.
OPINION: Now may be the time to push the panic button when it comes to the poor form shown by veteran All Blacks in this year's Super Rugby competition.
OPINION: Fans of his former protege David Tua, might not respect anything Kevin Barry has to say but he is on the button when he warns 21-year-old Kiwi hope Joseph Parker is taking a punt by fighting Francois Botha.
OPINION: It has been refreshing to see two New Zealand sportspeople admit they are taking the next step in their respective careers because of the money.
The English are often stereotyped as some of the best whingers in the world - their rugby and cricket teams are certainly living up to it.
Two of South Canterbury's top athletes appear to be at a crossroads in their careers.
OPINION: The importance of earning a Hawke Cup challenge cannot be underestimated, but I wonder if some of the players are doing just that.
OPINION: If the National Rowing Championships were a party, the dress code would be casual.
The Halberg judges must have sat a little uncomfortably on Thursday night, as Valerie Adams received her seventh consecutive sportswoman of the year award.
Just because Sonny Bill Williams is keen to get in a boxing ring, does not make him a talented boxer.
OPINION: Forget the global recession, New Zealand is in a full-blown sporting recession.
OPINION: Ryan Nelsen has not covered himself in glory with his handling of his impending move to coach Major League Soccer (MLS) outfit, Toronto FC.
The need for speed may well be coming to an end for bowlers in professional cricket.
To bring major events to Timaru must be a real gamble.
OPINION: Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing.
OPINION: It is a little bit early to think this could be the year the South Canterbury cricket team could earn a Hawke Cup challenge but last weekend was encouraging.
OPINION: Brendon McCullum often has that look of a spoilt child.
Finally, premier grade netball is going indoors.