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On Ponting: Remorseless Excellence and Poetic Melancholy

December 21, 2012

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By SB Tang “I was there,” said a sports fan in some corner of the globe as I typed this sentence. But, on 3 May 1995, hardly any Australians were there at Sabina Park in Jamaica. Ricky Ponting was there though. He was there, as a goateed, 20 year old member of the touring party […]

Andrew Strauss: Hedging the Opportunity

August 28, 2012

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By SB Tang In Friday Night Lights — the greatest television show most Britons have never seen — Coach Eric Taylor tells Matt Saracen, the under-sized, moderately talented high school sophomore quarterback on whose mediocre arm rests the hopes (and abundant fears) of a mildly deranged west Texan town where high school football is a […]