Lachlan Behn

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The AFL has bigger problems than $10 hot dogs

There is something rotten about the AFL food pricing debate and it’s not just the potato cakes on sale in the Ponsford stand. This season more than any previously, the spotlight has been focused on the price and quality of food offerings at venues and the debate has not been particularly …

Yarran's position at risk for AFL Blues

Malthouse said Yarran had apologised for his behaviour.<p>The veteran coach's famous grumpy attitude towards the media bubbled to the surface amid a …

Brisbane

The undeniable case for AFL State of Origin football

Much of the talk during the start of the NRL season is who will play for NSW and Queensland during their three State of Origin games. It's almost as …

Australia

AFL chooses to scrap Sunday night matches

The AFL will scrap Sunday night matches after the new timeslot drew a string of small crowds in 2014.<p>The last of the four Sunday night games drew just 40,396 fans to a clash between traditional rivals Collingwood and Carlton at the weekend, drawing the ire of the Magpies president, Eddie …

AFL: what we learned in round 16

<b>Top spot belongs to anybody</b><p>Well, five anybodies. Sixteen games deep and the top end is as congested as a Fremantle backline in flu season. As Sydney flirted with the idea of losing to West Coast on Sunday, we regarded the prospect of the top five teams all sitting on 44 points.<p>The Swans eventually …

This Week in Racism - Macklemore Accidentally Dressed up Like a Jewish Person

The internet outrage machine is fully operational after walking meme Macklemore was chastized for wearing a costume that looked pretty anti-semetic on stage.<p><i>Welcome to another edition of This Week in Racism. I’ll be ranking news stories on a scale of one to RACIST, with “one” being the least racist</i> …

This Week in Racism - The Fourth of July Is America's Day Off from Racism

In honor of our nation's birthday, I'm focusing instead on racism in other countries—the racist Australian caught on tape using slurs against a Chinese woman, a KKK flag in Belfast, and of course, Rob Ford. USA! USA! USA!<p><i>Welcome to a special Fourth of July edition of This Week in Racism. I’ll be</i> …

Racism directed at the President

Paul Begala brings up some of the racism the President has had to endure in light of Attorney General Eric Holder's recent comments. Holder said he sees "racial animus" in strident Republican opposition to some Obama administration policies. Newt Gingrich, Tim Phillips and Neera Tanden debate.<p>In …

Eric Holder Said the Obvious: Racism Drives the Obama Bashing

Attorney General Eric Holder finally said the obvious and that's that racism drives and has always driven the relentless bashing of President Obama. In the past, Holder has strongly hinted that "racial animus," as he put it in his frank charge, has been the mainstay behind the GOP's non-stop, take …

You Can't Fight Racism With Guns

There is little that groups promoting gun regulation can do to improve on the efforts of their most visible opponents: open-carry activists. After …