Trailer for AFL Evolution as Good as or Better Than Real AFL

It is indeed fortunate that we do not require much from our thumbs in submitting these words for your perusal. That reality permits us to preserve our opposable digits for the upcoming release of video game developer Wicked Witch’s AFL Evolution. The game is still over three weeks from the official May 5 release, but…

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Tigers Poach McQueen From Titans for 2018 NRL Season

The Wests Tigers have signed forward Chris McQueen on a three-year deal beginning in 2018 and concluding in 2020, as the Gold Coast Titans will see a player going through the motions for the rest of the season, joining many clubs in a similar pickle due to the NRL’s bizarre policy of permitting in-season player…

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Playoffs? What Playoffs? Professional Sports Make Every Team Winners

In a prime example of revenue-driven sports run amuck, the National Hockey League is set to embark on a seemingly endless series of playoff games designed to determine the 2017 Stanley Cup Champions. Sixteen teams out of the league’s 30 qualified. It is tempting to ask, why not just let them all in? At least…

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Harry Taylor Disoreinted by Move From Defender to Forward

Geelong Cats forward Harry Taylor is certainly not having the sort of beginning of the season he may have envisioned, but with Geelong winning its first three games, he seems to be willing to give himself some time to adapt to the new role in which he has been thrust to this point of the…

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Adam Scott in Position to Win Second Masters

Just ahead of the final round of the 2017 Masters in Augusta, Georgia, Adam Scott is lurking near the top of the leaderboard with only six players and three shots separating him from the top. If he is anything like the us hackers, he is no doubt engaging in the old “what if” game when…

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AFL Evolution Announces May 5 Release Date for Latest Version

Whilst it is certainly true that we ourselves do not possess the opposable thumbs skills to derive much in the way of adrenaline or enjoyment from video games, we would not deny that there are legions who do, so footy fans now have the anticipation of a May 5 release date for the latest version…

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Wests Tigers Losing Mitchell Moses to Eels Question of When

If the trend continues, the Wests Tigers may soon prove unrecognisable to their supporters. After giving the axe to head Coach Jason Taylor and handing the reins to Ivan Cleary, player defections have been the latest development. Mitchell Moses, a young gun with years left on his clock, has given the cold shoulder to a…

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Cronk Intimates 2017 Is Last Year With Storm Possibly Final in Rugby

It is becoming increasingly rare for an athlete to spend an entire career with one club. There is the salary cap to thank for that in professional leagues all over the world, where underperforming clubs have money to spend on top players and the top clubs face the uncomfortable reality of not being to keep…

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Early 2017 AFL Results Offer Refreshing Departure from Status Quo

Early in the season of the 2017 Toyota AFL Premiership competition, the Essendon Bombers are showing promising signs of having finally shaken off the harsh reality of last season, which saw them trying to make do with old men and cast offs they found lying about when the AFL permitted them to top up in…

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Final Four Hype for 2017 Entirely Justified in NCAA Basketball Tourney

The NCAA’s March Madness, even though now poaching on April lived up to its name yesterday and the Final Four matchups provided some high drama. The Gonzaga Bulldogs, no relation to the AFL’s Western Bulldogs, or the NRL’s Canterbury Bulldogs, beat the South Carolina Gamecocks in one of the semifinals, in the process of so…

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