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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Second Round of NFL Playoffs Hopefully More Competitive than First

There were no unexpected outcomes during the first weekend of the NFL playoffs, with the possible exception of the wide winning margin of 38 – 13 by which the Green Bay Packers disposed of the New York Giants. In the AFC Wild Card round, the weak Texans prevailed against an injury-depleted Oakland Raiders team that…

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Rousey’s Value to UFC Declining Could be Asset to WWE

The pundits are out in force, declaring Ronda Rousey’s MMA career dead following her recent rout by Amada Nunes in UFC 207 and her lack of activity following her last 2015 defeat by Holly Holm. Rousey’s last two fights combined have lasted something under three minutes, so it is apropos to wonder if she is…

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Bogut Wants to Play it Again Just Not in Dallas

Andrew Bogut, despite being given some role in the decision by the Golden State Warriors to send him packing, that being his input into the move to the Dallas Mavericks, is not happy with his role on one of the NBA’s worst teams. He does not foresee being with Dallas beyond the end of the…

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First Round of NFL Playoffs on Tap this Weekend

The matchups for the first round of the NFL playoffs are now set and the betting markets are open for punters who fancy a wager on the top U.S. gridiron league this coming weekend. The Oakland Raiders v the Houston Texas will be the lead off game on Saturday (Sunday AEST). The Raiders were looking…

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Suns Rebuilding at Break-Neck Pace for 2017 AFL Season

Gold Coast Suns’ list manager Scott Clayton wasted no time following the 2016 AFL season, devoting chunks of time in October and November of 2016 to wheeling and dealing during the exchange period. He was the driver behind seven trades before moving on to pick up a delisted Fremantle Docker who became a free agent….

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