Month: August 2016

UFC’s McGregor Dressed to the Nines on His Coin

Recent reports characterising UFC star Conor McGregor’s penchant for spending extravagant sums of custom-made clothes as part of his pre-fight promotion routine as “ridiculous” might be viewed as harsh. The bloke simply wants to look good. Given that his face typically looks as though he just lost an encounter with a rabid Tasmanian Devil, and…

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NRL Teams Re-Arranging the Lists with Enthusiasm

There is quite a bit of talent available if you should have any interest in starting a NRL club for 2017 and you have a spare $12.5 million lying about for contracts. Various players of prowess are in various stages of securing their next deals, so you need to act fast. The Sharks are close…

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Former Brisbane Great Lynch Thinks Suns Should Lure Fyfe

Alastair Lynch, a former standout for the Brisbane Lions’ premiership side, thinks that the Gold Coast Football Club should use their well-stocked inventory of high draft picks to secure the services of a marquee player, such as Nat Fyfe. We cannot disagree with a player with 306 game and 633 goal notches in his belt,…

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Suns’ O’Meara Seeks to Join One of the AFL’S Melbourne Clubs

Jaeger O’Meara, due to discontent with the rural atmosphere he endured for 44 games with the Gold Coast Suns, has informed Coach Rodney Eade and club football boss Marcus Ashcroft that it is his intention to seek a position of the list of one of the Melbourne clubs. That apparently rules out any of the…

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MLB Scouts Will Turn Out in Droves to Watch Tebow Tryout

Recent news out of the Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave indicated that not only was throwing-challenged Tim Tebow considering hopping codes from the NFL to MLB (technically hopping from NFL to ESPN to MLB), but that 20 MLB teams are confirmed to attend. Tebow is holding the workout in Los…

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Munce No Dunce When it Comes to Training Thoroughbreds

The perpetrator always returns to the scene of the crime, or so the old adage goes about a fundamental tenet of police work, but in the case of thoroughbred horse racing, the saying is applicable for Queensland Racing Hall of Fame jockey Chris Munce, except to the best of our knowledge, Munce is guilty of…

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Rio Prophecies of Disaster Fail to Materialise – Olympic Gold Medals

Three hundred and eight Olympic gold medals were awarded in the recently completely 2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympic Games, with 46 (15 percent) of those golds going to the athletes from the U.S. Several sources were quick to point out that the total U.S. haul was an Olympic record for an Olympics with “complete…

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Boomers Achingly Close to Rio Olympic Basketball Medal

None of the Boomers should hang their heads over the outcome of their quest for a basketball medal at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympic games. Serbia got the better of them in the semifinal by the score of 87 – 61, even though the Boomers had beaten the Serbs in the preliminary round 95 –…

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Bombers Coup Retention of Highly Sought Michael Hurley

The most highly prized of the twelve Bombers forced into observers’ roles this year, Michael Hurley, has apparently agreed to return to the team and has committed to a six-year deal. It took five or six pow wows to secure Hurley, with his manager Paul Connors and Essendon chief executive Xavier Campbell. It appears to…

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Blues Get New Digs to Improve Origin Victory Prospects

Nothing inspires a rugby player to new heights of achievement as much as a sparkling new facility does, well, almost nothing, we should say, and the NSW Blues will have a new home for 2017, right alongside their ANZ Stadium home ground. Ground was broken on Wednesday on a $20 million development that will be…

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