Greg Baum

Greg Baum

Greg Baum is chief sports columnist and associate editor with The Age

AFL

Hawks' unfinished business

Greg Baum There is a sense at Hawthorn that it still owes itself one business-hours premiership.

Essendon's family faces the world

James Hird signs autographs at the Bombers' family day.

Greg Baum It was too hot for kicking footballs but not nearly too hot for a show of staunch football faith.

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Taking the contact out of sport

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Greg Baum As sensibilities change, so too are the crunching nature of our games.

AFL

Battle-weary squads finally play on

Bombers players and coach James Hird.

Greg Baum Despite feel and appearance, this was day one, round one, and so a time of fresh starts.

AFL

Just like last week for Port, but it's only half as good

Joel Selwood and Paul Chapman celebrate a goal.

Greg Baum The great Port Adelaide adventure of 2013 lasted precisely 23½ games.

Celebrating football's broadest church

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Greg Baum GWS on course to be first club to finish season with more leaders than premiership points.

Like it or lump it, football is back

Greg Baum It is just 139 days since the last grand final, and already it is fusty history. What matters now is that it is only 227 to the next.

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Role models, or role players?

Illustration: Jim Pavlidis.

Greg Baum This week, for the second time in his short AFL career, Gold Coast's Joel Wilkinson was subject to racial vilification, this time from a Collingwood supporter.

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