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New Coach Bump?

A bounce, a boost, whatever you want to call it …. it is commonly believed that teams immediately improve after changing coaches before the end of a season. In a recent article the AFL went way back in time to evaluate ‘new coach bump’. I looked at an arbitrary period of 1980 onwards, just to […]

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Bizarre shots on goal

Ted Hopkins of TedSports talks goal-kicking. Nothing generates as much emotion, frustration, and bizarre assertions than ill-directed and inexplicable missed goals. According to a variety of sources official and unofficial, it seems while skills have improved overall, a continual paucity of sharp shooting has not improved, and gone backwards. The latest example is August 29 […]

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