Djokovic Back on Form Helped by Two Walkovers

Ahead of the 2016 U.S. Open, the final Grand Slam tennis tournament of the season, the speculation was essentially whether or not Andy Murray could prevail over Novak Djokovic. Even though Djokovic fell on his face at Wimbledon and also made an early exit in the Rio di Janeiro Olympic Games, there was never any…

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Ricciardo Manages Fifth in Italian Grand Prix

Driving skill is certainly a factor, but no level of skill can totally make up for having an inferior car, such as was the case for Daniel Ricciardo in the Italian Grand Prix in the Italian Grand Prix, who publicly stated that he was in the race with hopes of finishing fifth behind the superior…

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NRL Veterans Take Issue With Rules Modifications In-Season

Being old cantankerous curmudgeons, as we are, we can easily relate to the crankiness on display by Cronulla Sharks veterans Luke Lewis and Paul Gallen. Lewis and Gallen have low opinions of the NRL’s most recent attempts to fine-tune the video review system. A rule change to which they take exception is a trial of…

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Long-time Denver Bronco Punter Britton Colquitt Seeks Job

If you believe it is hard to be a successful punter in Australia, just consider yourself fortunate that you are not an NFL punter. Please excuse the weak play on words, but the pun(ter) was intended, since the punter of the NFL variety kicks a football instead of placing wagers on sporting events. We have…

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UFC’s McGregor Dressed to the Nines on His Coin

Recent reports characterising UFC star Conor McGregor’s penchant for spending extravagant sums of custom-made clothes as part of his pre-fight promotion routine as “ridiculous” might be viewed as harsh. The bloke simply wants to look good. Given that his face typically looks as though he just lost an encounter with a rabid Tasmanian Devil, and…

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NRL Teams Re-Arranging the Lists with Enthusiasm

There is quite a bit of talent available if you should have any interest in starting a NRL club for 2017 and you have a spare $12.5 million lying about for contracts. Various players of prowess are in various stages of securing their next deals, so you need to act fast. The Sharks are close…

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Former Brisbane Great Lynch Thinks Suns Should Lure Fyfe

Alastair Lynch, a former standout for the Brisbane Lions’ premiership side, thinks that the Gold Coast Football Club should use their well-stocked inventory of high draft picks to secure the services of a marquee player, such as Nat Fyfe. We cannot disagree with a player with 306 game and 633 goal notches in his belt,…

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Suns’ O’Meara Seeks to Join One of the AFL’S Melbourne Clubs

Jaeger O’Meara, due to discontent with the rural atmosphere he endured for 44 games with the Gold Coast Suns, has informed Coach Rodney Eade and club football boss Marcus Ashcroft that it is his intention to seek a position of the list of one of the Melbourne clubs. That apparently rules out any of the…

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MLB Scouts Will Turn Out in Droves to Watch Tebow Tryout

Recent news out of the Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave indicated that not only was throwing-challenged Tim Tebow considering hopping codes from the NFL to MLB (technically hopping from NFL to ESPN to MLB), but that 20 MLB teams are confirmed to attend. Tebow is holding the workout in Los…

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Munce No Dunce When it Comes to Training Thoroughbreds

The perpetrator always returns to the scene of the crime, or so the old adage goes about a fundamental tenet of police work, but in the case of thoroughbred horse racing, the saying is applicable for Queensland Racing Hall of Fame jockey Chris Munce, except to the best of our knowledge, Munce is guilty of…

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