36ers Victory Over Kings Outcome of Smothering Defensive Play

The Adelaide 36ers are rolling toward the NBL playoffs next month, playing a stifling defense that has made it difficult for opponents to find breathing space on the court. Two key components of that defense are pivot men Eric Jacobsen and Matt Hodgson, who are making the lives of opposing scorers less than idyllic. About…

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NFL Conference Championships Too Tough to Tip

The point differential for both of the NFL Conference Championship games have grown slightly as the games get ready to kick off, which rewards those punters who were willing to procrastinate in the hopes of getting a better bargain. It was not a big change by any means, but every little bit helps. Earlier in…

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Brett Colleta Using Singapore Open to Springboard to US PGA Tour

Show him the money would seem to be the statement made by Brett Coletta as he has called time on a stellar but uncompensated amateur golf career in order to make his play for professional golf stardom. He is making his pay-per-stroke debut in the Singapore Open and the 20-year old from Melbourne will be…

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2016 – 2017 NBA MVP Discussion Must Focus on Winning Teams

Someone has had the temerity to ask which NBA player is the MVP. We will not even acknowledge the validity of that question by typing the name needed to supply the obvious answer and the only clue we will supply is geographical and reveals that the MVP plays in a city east of the Mississippi…

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American Import Green Helps Brisbane Bite Ascend ABL Ladder

Australia’s neglected sport, baseball, has grabbed some attention by enlisting the services of American Marcus Green Jr., who is playing for the Adelaide Bite in the ABL after being dismissed by the Sand Diego Padres following elbow surgery. How long Green’s stint down under lasts is subject to speculation. He seems to be recovering nicely…

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Valtteri Bottas Takes Wheel of Car Formerly Held by Rosberg

Mercedes, in a widely anticipated maneuver, has settled on Valtteri Bottas to take the F1 seat vacated by Nico Rosberg, who surprised Germany’s leading producer of racing cars and luxury sedans by retiring after winning the F1 Championship last season. Asked about his ability to play nicely with Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton, Bottas was heard…

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NFL Playoffs 2017 Following Form Closely

Yesterday’s NFL gridiron playoffs were snoozers of the first order, with expectations and form being followed to a “T,” although the second game, Houston Texans v New England Patriots was interesting and competitive in the first two quarters, before Tome Brady and New England asserted their dominance in the second half of the game and…

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How Much Will McGregor Demand to be Beaten to Bloody Pulp

Putting one’s money where one’s mouth is would require a huge investment from Conor McGregor, who has been shouting from the rooftops to anyone willing to listen for some length of time about his plans to demolish Floyd Mayweather in the boxing ring. Mayweather’s side is offering McGregor $15 million. The question is, Is McGregor…

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Parramatta Eels Have One More Season to Utilise Radradra

Semi Radradra is slowly slipping away from the Parramatta Eels, choosing to call time on his NRL career following the upcoming season. The Fijian standout is going to have a go at French rugby, having agreed to join Toulon for two years for $1.5 million. Parramatta did not have the funds to match the French…

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Conflicted McIllroy Cops to Missing Olympics Due to Nationality

At the time, he was deferring on an opportunity to participate in the return of golf to the Olympic Games, golfer Rory McIllroy claimed that concerns over the Zika virus were the main deciding factor in his decision to demur. It has recently come to light that it was a conflict of whether he would…

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