Four Reasons New England Patriots Beat Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl

With just several hours remaining before the world’s most viewed sporting spectacle, the NFL Super Bowl, we are tipping the New England Patriots to win the Grand Prize, for the following reasons. In Julian Edelman, Chris Hogan and Danny Amendola, the Patriots have three old, slow wide receivers who nonetheless seem to be uncover able,…

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Aussie Falcon Offensive Lineman Muir Has Shot at Super Bowl Ring

Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan had nothing but praise coming out of his mouth recently when the question was raised recently about Australian Blake Muir and Muir’s contribution to the team. Ryan may be angling for NFL best and fairest and he does seem to be one of the leading contenders for that honour, which…

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Diamonds in the Rough in Netball Test v South Africa

The Diamonds are not content to rest on laurels in any way shape or form, after a loss of composure almost called time on their winning run in the Quad netball series where South Africa came close to pulling off an upset, the likes of which had not been seen in close to 50 years….

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Dustin Martin Delays Contract Talks with Richmond Tigers

In many instances, news that a footy player has decided to delay contract talks until the end of the season is good news in the respect that it removes a distraction. There are cases, however, where a couple risks enter the picture, as the uncertainty of a career in professional sports is present with every…

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All-Rounder Marcus Stoinis Clubs 11 Sixes in Losing Effort

The heroics of rearguard all-rounder Marcus Stoinis were not sufficient to carry his mates over the Black Caps at Eden Park, but it might be safe to assume that he will have less difficulty cracking the Aussie lineup in the future. Prior to his recent outing, he had only made it into one ODI, but…

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Serena for the Women and Roger for Men in Australian Open

Several days ago, readers may recall that we predicted that someone named Williams would win the Women’s Singles title at the Australian Open. We made that prediction absolutely without fear, since at the time we ventured it, Venus and Serena Williams had advance to the final. Serena had little trouble with big sister, beating Venus…

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Federer/Nadal Final Almost Real Williams Sisters on Ladies’ Side

The finals matchup that everyone seemed to desire in Men’s Singles at the 2017 Australian Open is closer to fruition as Roger Federer, as he consistently has in the past, disposed of his compatriot Stan Wawrinka in five sets. Federer seemed to be cruising into the final, winning the first two sets, but Wawrinka came…

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Gibbs Training for Blues After Failing to Exit to Crows

One of the pitfalls of fame and fortune in professional sports is the frequent necessity of relocation and living in locales not of one’s choosing. Such is/was the case for Carlton Blues’ on-baller Bryce Gibbs, who requested a trade to Adelaide so that he might return to his familiar South Australia stomping grounds. Gibbs had…

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Aussie NBA Players Proving Legitimate Credentials

NBA players who claim Australia as home turf have been turning in solid performances of late, unlike some of their compatriots in the NFL, who saw their last shot at the Super Bowl evaporate when the Pittsburgh Steelers and their Melbourne-born punter Brad Wing were rudely dismissed by the New England Patriots in the recent…

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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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