Hot Blooded Sharks Treated Disparagingly by Wigan Warriors

It is the World Cup Challenge that precedes the official 2017 NRL Telstra Premiership, and already, the Cronulla Sharks have a target on their backs that will only grow larger following the club’s upset at the hands of the Wigan Warriors. The Sharks were on the wrong side of the score from the outset following…

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Aussies Ingles and Exum Toast of Dry Salt Lake City

With 40 percent of their starters hailing from Down Under, the Utah Jazz are showing legitimate indications of being a team well-equipped to go deep into the NBA playoffs, although those playoffs are still several months in the future. And whilst it sounds impressive to toss out a 40 percent statistic, since NBA teams only…

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Perth World Super 6 Golf Tournament Challenges Brains

As if golf was not sufficiently diffiuclt, the World Super 6 golf tournament beginning tomorrow at Lake Karrinyup, in the Perth vicinity, has added a new wrinkle to the game, with a format so outside the box that it threatens to move into the realm of a sporting affair combining the rules of cricket and…

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Given Up for Dead Lyon Will Roar Again in Indian Test Series

Job security in Australia where the game of cricket is concerned is at best tenuous, as the example of Nathan Lyon confirms. Lyon was nearly dropped several weeks ago, only to receive a reprieve and be selected as the first-choice spinner for the upcoming tour of India. His bowl must spin like never before if…

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Adelaide 36ers Take Top Honours at NBL Awards Ceremony

Whilst the Yanks were busy heaping praise on a British pop singer at the 59th Grammy Awards ceremony, the same sort of thing was happening in Melbourne to the Adelaide 36ers, quite deservedly so, as they hauled in the major NBL awards on Monday night. Point guard Jerome Randle took home the 2016 – 2017…

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Aussie Golfers Making Best of Fog at Pebble Beach

It took an act of nature to slow down world number one golfer Jason Day in the second round of the AT & T Pro Am at Pebble Beach. Day was halted by fog after 12 holes. He had fired seven birdies without a bogey, including a streak of four consecutive from the ninth through…

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Money Issues Hamper British Superbike Rider Brookes

“Will Race Motorcycles for Food” could have been the phrase on the sign of Josh Brookes, who so badly wants to be on the starting grid of the World Superbikes races at Phillip Island. This is 2017, however, and rather than stand on the corner in the hopes of attracting donations for various and sundry…

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Michael Jordan to Golden State: 73 Regular Season Wins Meaningless

The Golden State Warriors will have to have a remarkable 30-game run if they are going to equal or better last year’s NBA all-timer record regular season mark of 73 – 9. With 51 games played thus far, the Warriors have already lost eight times, meaning that they can only lose one more time in…

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Fall of Rousey Accompanied by Additional Back-Stabbing

It could be called Glass Jaw Syndrome, or there might be a more politically correct term for it, but it seems that Ronda Rousey has been revealed to be unable to sustain a hit to her face without immediately crumbling into a heap. The weakness has been unequivocally exposed in her last two fights against…

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Poms Cricket Test Captain Resigns Role but Will Play On

England will have a new Test captain when the Ashes cricket affair comes along next summer, as long-time skipper Alastair Cook has vacated the role he occupied for five years. During his Test career, he was the Poms leading Test scorer with over 11,000 runs and when he ascended to the captaincy in August of…

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