Sports Illustrated comes to life with iPad

Here’s Sports Illustrated on the Apple iPad. In a word, it’s awesome. The ability to flick through rows of beautiful SI photos, arrange content in whatever order you like, as well as customize your own “team” pages, make tablet mags the most exciting thing to happen in sports media in some time. And the addition… Continue reading Sports Illustrated comes to life with iPad

Classic football game review

Madden might own football gaming right now, but back in the day it was all about 10-Yard Fight. Sure, there was Tecmo Bowl and John Elway’s Quarterback, but 10-Yard was always our favourite. Yes, it was slow and rigid, with no play calling and a strange vertical view. Tackling was clunky and no variation on throws made… Continue reading Classic football game review

NHL Ice Time is superbly distracting

iPhone Apps are taking over the world, aren’t they? Sooner or later we’ll be sending these things to our meetings and on dates. It’ll be like that Schwarzenegger flick The 6th Day, or any sci-fi with Bruce Willis. Anyway, one app that has impressed us is NHL Ice Time. This is a genuine good use of… Continue reading NHL Ice Time is superbly distracting

Tim Tebow will be a fashionable back-up

Tim Tebow stunned many by going in the first round of this year’s NFL draft, but should we really be surprised? In an era where questionable off-field antics are forcing clubs into weekly PR clean-up, Tebow might just be what the (horse) doctor ordered. Especially in Denver, where they’ve dealt with shifty characters and mediocre… Continue reading Tim Tebow will be a fashionable back-up

Kings Jersey 1 – Other Jerseys 0

The Los Angeles Kings play tough hockey, as seen by their fierce checking against the Vancouver Canucks this week. But their alternate jersey isn’t exactly what you’d call tough – it’s just flat-out cool. This is the sort of design that makes NHL jerseys better than most other sports jerseys. A tribute to the Kings’… Continue reading Kings Jersey 1 – Other Jerseys 0