Oakland Fans Deal With Team Winning Super Bowl Fleeing California

The NFL faces an unprecedented situation in a league where the potential is very real that the Oakland Raiders could win Super Bowl 51 in early 2017 and find themselves based in Las Vegas when the 2017 – 2018 season gets underway in September. Oakland remains firmly atop the AFC West Division with four games…

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Delly Spreading the Love and the Ball in Milwaukee

The $10 million investment the Milwaukee Bucks made in Matthew Dellavedova paid dividends recently when Delly posted a season-high 18 points in a Bucks 112 – 103 victory over the Brooklyn Nets. He saved his best for last as well, scoring 12 in the fourth quarter at that point in the game where the score…

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David Swallow to be Long-Term Presence in Gold Coast Midfield

With some tough times hopefully behind him, David Swallow has renewed his contract with the Gold Coast Suns for the next three seasons. Swallow missed the entirety of the 2016 season and played only six games in 2015 with a knee issue. As he comes back to full fitness, Swallow hopes to resume the position…

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Cheika Has Shortened Wallabies Bench of Late

It seems as though the Irish have grown weary of being discounted when it comes to international rugby and for Wallabies Coach Michael Cheika, his recently expanded respect for the ruggers from the Emerald Isle took shape in his reluctance to insert his reserves into the fray during last week’s loss to the Irish in…

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Ablett Switch to Geelong Blocked Captaincy Abandoned

There is an opening for the position of skipper for the Gold Coast Suns as Gary Ablett has abdicated the post after meeting with Coach Rodney Eade. Ablett had requested a trade to the Geelong Cats, but the Suns nixed that idea, even though they were, or perhaps for the very reason that they wanted…

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NRL Cowboys Reluctant to Bid Adios to Ponga

Prodigy or not, the North Queensland Cowboys have declined to allow Kaylyn Ponga an early release to the Newcastle Knights. The Knights obviously need the help Ponga could supply, along with a healthy helping of more, but they will have to wait until 2018 for Ponga to begin year one of his four-year deal, which…

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Danish Pair Wins World Cup of Golf Aussies Have Disappointing Outing

Some fairly competent professional golfers came together in the week following the Australian Open to play a team event known as the World Cup of Golf at Kingston Heath in the suburban districts of southeast Melbourne. The event was won by two blokes from Denmark (Denmarkians?), Soren Kjeldsen and Thorbjorn Olesen, who went into the…

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Dean Mumm to Assume Timani’s Role Against Ireland

Mumm’s the word as the Wallabies brace for a lineout assault courtesy of the Irish this weekend. Mumm, not mum, as in Dean Mumm. He is replacing Lopeti Timani in the backrow on the top side, which is the only non-injury change to the lineup that fared well against Scotland a couple of weeks back….

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World Cup of Golf at Kingston Heath Features Top Professionals

On paper, it looks like an even proposition. On grass, the well-manicured variety that professional golfers demand for their game, it might be otherwise. The World Cup of Golf foursomes competition will pit the team of Adam Scott and Marc Leishman, who could be called the Anyplace But Rio Duet, will take on Rickie Fowler…

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NFL Returns to Mexico City for First Time Since 2005

NFL fans in Mexico City enjoyed a fiesta atmosphere as the National Football League staged a Monday Night Football game in the country south of the border for the first time in 2005. It may be the last time, unless the NFL players are as adept at scaling walls as they are at performing impromptu-choreographed…

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