February 25, 2021

The Offspin: World Test Championship here we come

The Spinoff’s cricket podcast is back! Join Simon Day and Alex Braae on the road to Lord’s with special guest, White Fern Frankie Mackay. With the […]
February 25, 2021

Thinking on Tiger Woods and the rollover accident he was lucky to survive

We’ll find out more about Tiger Woods in the coming days, and it’s likely to be sad news.Image: AP I can’t remember who it was exactly, […]
February 25, 2021

A short list of the ‘wokesters’ Simon Bridges should target next

Inspired by Bridges’ brave stand against the evil wokesters, Emily Writes unearths other examples of the woke peril. This week, Simon Bridges described NZ Police’s Andrew […]
February 25, 2021

Fans returned to Madison Square Garden for first live sports in New York in nearly a year, and we joined them to see this for ourselves

A tall, cool one hasn’t tasted this good since … all this … began.Image: Rich O’Malley Deciding to attend the first live sports event in New […]
February 25, 2021

One year on from Covid case no 1: Five lessons for 2021 and beyond

University of Otago public health experts Michael Baker, Amanda Kvalsvig and Nick Wilson ponder what we’ve learned about the pandemic over the past 12 months, and […]
February 25, 2021

Lectric XP Review: Heavy, Foldable, and Affordable (2021)

Aside from the wonderfully fat tires, I also love the bounty of included accessories. You get fenders, a rear rack, a twist throttle, an integrated front […]
February 25, 2021

The NBA’s second-half schedule is sweet music to the Jazz

Donovan Mitchell and Jazz have a lot to look forward in NBA’s second half.Illustration: Eric Barrow (AP) The NBA announced the remainder of their regular-season schedule […]
February 25, 2021

Tenant at Auckland open home later tests positive for Covid-19

Health officials have contacted attendees of a Papatoetoe home viewing for a property in which a tenant later tested positive for Covid-19. Alex Braae reports.  An […]
February 25, 2021

When the Grid Goes Down, Can a Fleet of Batteries Replace It?

Last week, as millions of his fellow Texans were plunged into unrelenting darkness and cold, Nicholas Littlejohn considered himself lucky. In the area outside Austin where […]
February 24, 2021

Keep spotlight on Domingo Germán’s domestic abuse suspension, not his hollow ‘apology’

Media headlines lapped up the company line, but Yanks’ pitcher didn’t exactly nail his mea culpa.Image: Getty Images Domingo Germán won 18 games for the Yankees […]
February 24, 2021

How Angela Walker’s Olympic dream became a reality

New Zealand rhythmic gymnast Angela Walker’s sporting career ended with her winning a gold medal at the 1990 Commonwealth Games. It was the culmination of a […]
February 24, 2021

Twitch’s DMCA Takedowns Threaten to Drive Musicians Away

“Intellectual property has always been a dicey subject in dance music production and performance, but with streaming in general—not just livestreaming—we’re in a new era of […]
February 24, 2021

Sports media really whiffed on the Tiger Woods coverage

Ahead of being an entertainment icon, Tiger Woods is a human being with a family who loves him.Image: Getty Images It’s crazy to look at traumatic […]