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US savages ‘Australia’s ignorance’

AMERICA has responded with shock and disgust over a cartoon depiction of tennis star Serena Williams which has been labelled “racist” and “sexist”. The image by Australian cartoonist Mark Knight has created uproar in the US with commentators saying it is an example of Australia’s “blind racism”. The furore comes as Knight, aRead More

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Serial pooper brings a stink with him

There’s a big stink surrounding Cory Johnson’s next step in his football career. The former University of Kentucky defensive tackle has been playing in the Canadian Football League (CFL) for the past couple of seasons with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers but today signed a new deal with the Toronto Argonauts, giving everyone the perfect excuseRead More

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Records shatter in $360m payday

  SCOTTSDALE, AZ – FEBRUARY 20: Nolan Arenado #28 of the Colorado Rockies poses during MLB Photo Day on February 20, 2019 at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick in Scottsdale, Arizona. Justin Tafoya/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==Source:AFP Next year’s would-be biggest free agent isRead More

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Greek Freak’s cold-blooded Xmas revenge

Giannis Antetokounmpo gave Milwaukee fans the perfect Christmas present by stuffing the stat sheet in a stunning performance against the New York Knicks. The Greek Freak played Santa Claus for the Bucks as they beat the Knicks 109-95. He delivered 30 points and 12 rebounds, as well as three assists, three steals and two blocksRead More

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Sydney to Hobart champions in top form

Comanche in the River Derwent during last year’s Sydney to Hobart race. Pic: Richard JupeSource:News Corp Australia SYDNEY to Hobart champion Comanche has continued her record-breaking lead-up to the 2018 race south with a new fastest time mark in the Sydney-Newcastle-Bass Island race. The Jim Cooney skippered 100-footer set a new record of 18Read More

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Serena cartoon draws fire in US

AN American political editor has explained why he believes an Australian cartoonist’s depiction of Serena Williams was racist — regardless of intent. Dr Jason Johnson, who is also a professor of politics and journalism at Morgan State University, suggested the Herald Sun’s Mark Knight was aware he’d drawn Williams as a “brooding,Read More