AFL Round 21 Report Holds Nothing Shocking

Round 21 of the 2016 AFL season is in the books, with form more or less intact. The Western Bulldogs can breathe a sigh of relief after surviving a scare from the Collingwood Magpies where the difference was three behinds and the final score 95 – 92. The Brisbane Lions and the Carlton Blues also…

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Winx Undergoes Bone Chip Removal Procedure

Trainer Chris Waller recently revealed that his prize galloper Winx needed a minor surgical procedure to remove a small bone chip to her near fore fetlock. The procedure took place in early April after Waller decided to hold Winx out of the Queen Elizabeth Stakes out of Waller’s concern for not running her so soon…

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Moses Taking on Hayne in Key Tigers Titans Round 23 NRL Match

Slayer of giants Mitchell Moses is moving on from Johnathan Thurston and has schemes to ground Jarryd Hayne when the in-form Wests Tigers five-eighth lines up across from Hayne when they play the Gold Coast Titans. The Titans need a good showing not only from Hayne, but from the rest of the squad as well,…

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Nathan Cleary Too Young to Carry NSW Origin Hopes

It could be a case of one too many Nathans when it comes to Newcastle coach Nathan Brown saying that Nathan Cleary does not stand to benefit from talk of Cleary becoming the long-term solution to the position of halfback for NSW at Origin level, but Brown was quick to praise the youngster’s recent performance…

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Marc Leishman Afterthought on Furyk’s Historic 58

Forty-six-year-old Jim Furyk, several years past his peak golf, shot the lowest round in PGA Tour history when he managed a 58 in the fourth round of the Travelers Championship on Sunday at the TPC River Highlands course in Connecticut. Furyk has been known to go low before, producing a 59 in 2013 that was…

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AFL Round 20 Features Demons Shocking the Hawks

It took 10 years, but the Melbourne Demons would say that the 14th time’s the charm after they took down the defending premier Hawthorn Hawks 110 – 81 on Saturday, surprising themselves along with the 39,000 spectators in the MCG. The Richmond Tigers beat the Collingwood Magpies 92 – 77 in one of the who…

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V8 Supercars Leader Whincup Getting New Car

V8 Supercars series leader Jamie Whincup will be driving a new car when the race at Sydney Motorsports Park gets underway. Whincup is attempting to win his seventh title in the series with a new chassis from Red Bull Racing and a total overhaul in the next couple of weeks. His teammates Shane van Gisbergen…

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U.S. Athletes Housed Aboard Luxury Cruise Ship in Rio

When Andrew Bogut recently expressed some reservations about his accommodations in the athletes’ village for the Rio Olympics, including a bed too short for his height, he may have been justifiably miffed after learning that his fellow NBA stars representing the U.S. will be housed aboard a luxury cruise ship named the Silver Cloud docked…

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Beveridge Extended as Bulldogs Seek Finals Glory

Western Bulldogs Coach Luke Beveridge received a contract extension from the club, based on his all-time best winning percentage of 63.4 over the course of the 41 games in which he has served in a full-time capacity. He received coach of the year honours for his debut season of 2015 and brought experience from working…

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Aussie Olympic Residence Building Experiences Fire and Robbery

Just a few days after Rio Olympics officials tried to foist off the worst accommodations in the athletes’ village in Rio on the Australian Olympic contingent, 100 members of the team were forced to evacuate the building when a fire broke out in the structure. They were outside for about 30 minutes, only to discover…

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