Murray Comes Close Tomic Blames Hewitt for Early AO Exit

Andy Murray and Bernard Tomic share the commonality of being dismissed in the first round of the Australian Open. It is common to both also that no one expected much from either man. Murray has a surgically repaired hip that is not cooperating with regard to life in general, let along with regard to playing…

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Australian Test XI Play India with Tails Tucked

India won a Test series on Australian soil for the first time, but it seemed a question of time only, as in, when is the next time India tour down under, as the Australian Text XI will be found curled into a fetal position until they have to take the oval again. Steve Smith, David…

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Trade from Renault to Honda Makes Sense on Many Levels for Red Bull

Well, after all, it is called Formula One racing, not Formula One parking, so it seems only logical that Red Bull would saunter into the dealer’s and seek something more reliable than the Renault power on which they thrived and starved on over the past 10 year. Honda might not be the ideal answer, after…

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All We Want for Christmas is Our Two Front Knees

Footy is apparently much harder on the knees than ispraying, although we are hardly the experts when it comes to either. Our infrequent encounters with the Sherrin found us nursing a broken nose at one time and our praying is generally uttered while running and simultaneously saying, “God, if you get us out of this…

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Maguire Looks to Lead Wests and Brooks to 2019 NRL Finals

The Wests Tigers seem to inhabit that rugby twilight zone. Just outside finals in the Telstra 2018 NRL Premiership competition in ninth position, it may be generous to say they were just outside, as there was a six-point gap between Wests and New Zealand, but we say just outside for being one spot below the…

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Axe to Mourinho Offers No True Solutions to Manchester United

Jose Mourinho has one of those seats that are exceptionally efficient at keeping his tushy toasty during the horror start Manchester United is having to the 2018 EPL competition and every coach knows that when it is time for the cannon to be pointed, they point the cannon at you. The history of sports is…

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Curry-less Warriors Lack Western Conference Spice

If anyone doubted that Stephen Curry was the MVP, the Golden State Warriors’ MVP at the very least, all that is needed is to see what fate has befallen Golden State with Curry absent from the lineup. Curry has been out for six games and the Warriors have lost the last three without him. They…

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NRL Aims to Call a Halt to Coach Poaching with Fines and Suspensions

The NRL is making moves to stamp out coach poaching, but it is hard to understand why they want to mess with a good thing. What does the NRL intend to do? They suggest that they will suspend coaches who sign with a club other than the one for which they work when they still…

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Le’Veon Bell Holdout Could Present New Job Opportunities

In NFL gridiron play, on the field and off, the owners hold all the cards and the only position where a superstar stands a chance is that of quarterback. Only a few of those, to boot. Certain teams are more susceptible than others are, but quite possible the least are the Pittsburgh Steelers. They have…

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Daniel Cormier Beats Derrick Lewis to Add to His Belt Collection

While Conor McGregor seems to have temporarily gone silent, emphasis on the temporary, Daniel Cormier was anything but silent following his recent win over Derrick Lewis in UFC 230 at New York City. Not long after laying claim to GOAT status, Cormier took aim at Brock Lesnar. “Brock Lesnar, when you come, bring that brand…

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