Day Three Horror for Aussie Cricketers in Fourth Test

Affairs did not go swimmingly for the Aussie cricketers on day three of the fourth Test at Dharamsala. The better word might be “drowningly.” The Indians were dominant on day three and the Aussies now have their proverbial backs to the proverbial wall. In the first session, the Indians secured a 32-run lead with their…

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Canterbury Bulldogs Seek to Steal Wests Tigers En Masse

The Bulldogs are reportedly out to snatch the “big four” from the Wests Tigers, something that will do little to tame the traditional hostility betwixt the two sides. Canterbury has made overtures to James Tedesco, Mitchell Moses, Luke Brooks and Aaron Woods, hoping to lure the quartet to Belmore for the 2018 season. Wests Tigers…

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Nevada Athletic Commission Gives McGregor Deep Discount on Fine

Things have been said to the effect of the fine levied by the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) against Conor McGregor are having an impact on the rumoured fight between McGregor and Floy Mayweather, but if you were to listen to McGregor, as if listening to him were an option, his recent appearance before the Commission…

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Grand Prix of Australia this Weekend Inaugurates 2017 F1 Season

In a rather frank assessment of his outlook for the 2017 F1 season that commences with the Australian Grand Prix this weekend, Daniel Ricciardo admitted that his Team Red Bull car is slower than the Mercedes entries by about half a second per lap. In motoracing, half a second is about the same as saying…

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Lack of Contract for Colin Kaepernick Conspiracy Theory Bunk

Colin Kaepernick, the professional gridiron quarterback for whom the San Francisco 49ers ran Alex Smith out of town, may have played his last down last season, as no one has signed, let alone offered, the veteran free-agent a contract. There are more than a few that think Kaepernick’s controversial National Anthem protests last season are…

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Jason Taylor Axed as Wests Tigers Coach Following 1 – 2 Start

In an apparent borrowing of a page from the playbook of the San Francisco 49ers of the NFL, Wests Tigers have axed Coach Jason Taylor and will appoint their fourth coach in the span of seven years. The word “tenure” seems to be increasingly absent from the professional coaching ranks, as clubs increasingly come to…

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AFLW Hopes to Hold First Grand Final at Brisbane’s Gabba

There must be broad smiles amongst all the ranks from north to south in the AFLW, as the Adelaide Crows and the Brisbane Lions will take part in the first-ever Grand Final in the competition. The lady Lions will play host to the lady Crows, who out-cawed the lady Magpies to qualify for the championship…

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Smith and Maxwell Have Answer for Barren Ranchi Pitch

Take that, pitch doctors. Aussie Captain Steve Smith, looking for an outlet for his hurt feelings over the recent verbal onslaught on Virat Kohli and his minions with a 117 not out tally that he stretched out over 244 balls. The Indian spinners’ arms may never recover. Kohli might not be around to shore the…

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Brad Arthur Wears Coaching and Recruiting Hats for Eels

In what is slowly becoming a vanishing breed, Parramatta Eels Coach Brad Arthur is still juggling the roles of coaching the side he has, along with playing a big part in the recruitment process. Arthur’s coaching style requires a certain style of player and he has a hands-on approach, even though he does have some…

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Tony Lockett to Help Swans Forwards with Kicking Accuracy

Tony Lockett is taking up a new role, that of part-time footy coach with the Sydney Swans. He will work with the forwards and pass along some tips to improve their goal kicking. Lockett kicked the last of his 1360 career VFL/AFL goals for the Swans in 2002. He played only three games in his…

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