172. The Big Show!

The Sport Blokes

Nov 12 2023 • 1 hr 6 mins

Recorded 9 November 2023

(00:22) Opening Tip: AFL Zero, The played the blokes song for the AFLW match at Freo Oval; We didn’t stop for the Melbourne Cup (as usual); The GOAT and the donkey; College fans.

(08:21) Cricket: Sachin’s statue (and its lookalike); The big news was the big show (and we’re glad that WA’s timezone made it possible for us to Glenn Maxwell’s incredible knock live! and all of the stats and records that fell); Angelo Mathews timed out versus Sri Lanka (and could he be in hot water over his tweets?); three copyright strikes for Robelinda2 on YouTube and we’re not the only ones spewin!; Predicting the semi-finals (and who can win it all?)/Who’s in our best XI?. Congrats to Meg Lanning on an incredible career!; Congratulations to Diana Puketapu-Lyndon for becoming the first woman to be chair of NZ cricket; NSW break Sheffield Shield drought.

(39:47) Basketball – NBA: Harden suits up for Clippers; Early thoughts on what looks to be an incredibly even season; The In-season tournament kicks off (some of the courts were even worse in-game than they were in the designs); Standing item: Wemby Watch/Thunder talk (Wemby ahead of schedule; Thunder looking good albeit amongst some tough losses against Golden State and New Orleans; Other random stats and facts. NCAA representation amongst Div I men’s hoops.

(59:11) Basketball – NBL: Are the Wildcats back on track? (controversy in Melbourne game and the challenge rule); Quick hits: Snoozing timeouts; Daniel Johnson signs on at South East Melbourne Phoenix Phoenix; Expansion.

(1:06:02) Final thoughts

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