Drew Takes Reins of Cleveland After Cavaliers Start Season Winless

The Cleveland Cavaliers let LeBron bolt to join the Los Angeles Lakers and the Cavs have started the season with a six-game duck, which has cost Tyronn Lue his job. The club has installed Larry Drew as an interim coach, but that is not the storyline Drew is putting forth. “I am not the interim…

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Wallabies Off Soon for Tests in Wales Italy England

The Wallabies have three Tests coming along following the dismal Bledisloe Cup whitewash at the hands of the Kiwis. Might it be time for the All Blacks to find new victims? At any rate, the Green and Gold is off north to play Wales, Italy and England, commencing on 10 November and concluding on 24…

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Australian Women Cricketers Slam Pakistan with Three Straight Wins

Australia Sweep Pakistan with 89 – Run Win, read the headline that caught our eye. What’s this then? Most of the cricket news that comes our way involves players getting into pub brawls, applying abrasive substances to balls, chasing impossible targets in lost causes or manifesting brain fades that would be unimaginable from the greenest…

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NBL Chief Loeliger Chuffed by Solid Attendance in NBL Openers

The Winx effect that brings the throngs to Randwick made an appearance in the NBL, although it is hard to attribute the NBL’s record setting first round entirely to Andrew Bogut. The previous record dated to 1995, so something is afoot. Almost 50,000 turned out to watch first round action with the prize for largest…

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Mbappe Continues Where He Left Off FIFA with PSG

After all the attention he attracted during the 2018 FIFA World Cup tournament as a representative for France’s national side, Kylian Mbappe has discovered that the limelight is to his liking. He was again a teenage prodigy when he netted four times for his Paris Saint-Germain side delivered a 5 – 0 sledging to Lyon…

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Pumas Coach Ledesma Offers Hope to Other Rugby Nations

Rumours of the All Blacks demise have run rampant for years, but have yet to come to fruition. Those rumours may indeed become the truth at some point, at which time those responsible can claim clairvoyance. The Coach of Argentina is one to place New Zealand in his crosshairs, with claims that the world’s best…

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Boyle Discovers His Da was an Aussie Mulls Socceroo Future

While it often seems as though the slimmest of Australian connections is all that it takes to earn Socceroo consideration, Martin Boyle’s discovery that his father was born in Australia if a bona fide qualification. Boyle plays in Scotland with Socceroos Mark Milligan and Jamie Maclaren and is now a target for scouting by Graham…

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NFL Player Retires During Halftime in Disrespectful Narcissistic Display

There are those who so badly crave attention that they behave badly, on the principle that even bad publicity is superior to no publicity. In the age where status is determined by the number of “likes” and the number of “followers,” the old Andy Warhol adage about everyone having 15 minutes of fame has shrunk…

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Barty Takes U.S. Open Doubles Title Millman Takes Out Federer

Ash Barty is bringing some metal home to Australia as she paired with CoCo Vandeweghe to win the women’s doubles at the 2018 U.S. Open in New York. Barty and Vandeweghe beat the doubles champs from the Australian Open, Timea Babos and Kristina Mladenovic, winning a tense match that required multiple tiebreakers. It was Barty’s…

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Pom Opener Cook Surprises with Surprise Retirement Announcement

With a 3 – 1 lead in his pocket, 33 years on his clock and his third child about to arrive, England’s Alastair Cook took the 3s as an omen that it was time to call time on his international cricket career. He will still play for his county side, Essex, but after 160 Test…

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