Hayne Survives First Cut By 49ers

The highly competitive, cutthroat, dog-eat-dog world of the NFL has spared Jarryd Hayne for the time being. Hayne survived the first round of roster reductions by the San Francisco 49ers and even saw one of his rivals for the position of running back, Kendall Gaskins, being waived by the team. Even before the season begins,…

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William Hill’s Best Best For Saturday 7-5-16

Equador (Race 7, Rosehill) Write off the first lady of racing at your own peril! We should have seen this one coming. Gai Waterhouse clearly made this the target race for this 6 year old High Chaparral gelding. She gave him two runs over 1300m to start his prep following by two runs over the…

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Cleveland Cavaliers’ Three-Point Barrage Establishes New Record

The thunderous dunks that were once the mainstay of the NBA have not completely disappeared, by they could be considered an endangered species as teams have come to rely on the three-point shot to reduce opponents to submission. Not long ago, the Golden State Warriors established a new record by hitting 21 of 40 three-point…

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2016 Brownlow Medal

Pre-season Brownlow Medal speculation has been replaced with cold, hard reality after six rounds of the 20156 AFL season. Last year’s winner, Nat Fyfe, appears out for the season with another broken left leg. He had a nice start to the season, one of the few Dockers who could legitimately make such a claim, based…

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Leicester City Achieves Stunning English Premier League Title

How would you have liked to have a hundred at season’s beginning on the proposition of Leicester winning the English Premier League? Had you done that, you would be staring straight into the face of a $500,000 payday. The Leicester players did not even have to kick a ball to earn the title. It came…

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AFL Round 7 Matchups

Punters interested in the most competitive Round 7 AFL game will probably find the number two Geelong Cats versus number six West Coast Eagles the best choice on a week when there are some unadulterated walkovers on the fixture. The Cats have the home ground advantage and a $1.45 to $2.75 odds advantage at the…

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West Coast Eagles Flat Trackers?

Mason Cox backed his debut with a two-goal outing for the Collingwood Magpies against the West Coast Eagles, but it was simply not enough to change the outcome as the Eagles turned their home ground of Subiaco Oval into the site of a 62-point win, even though the Magpies looked good in the second and…

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Crows Supporters Caw in Anguish Over Perception of Umpire Favourtism Toward Hawks

Despite being the beneficiaries of what some, especially Crows supporters, claim as preferential officiating in the Round 5 win by 2015 premiers Hawthorn, the Hawks find themselves in what is, for them, unaccustomed territory with four other teams ahead of them on the ladder. Some are describing a couple of crucial calls as pure larceny…

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Mason Cox Paves Route for Other Yanks in the AFL

Mason Cox’s success in his recent AFL debut may have paved the way for other Americans to venture into Aussie Rules football, even though the vast majority of those who witnessed Cox’s impressive start with the Magpies and also attended the AFL’s scouting combine in Los Angeles had not only never played rules, they were…

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Semi Radradra Set to Make Kangaroos Debut

There seems to be at least a bit of dissention in the ranks of Fijian athletics. First, there was the proclamation of numero uno, the Big Fijian himself, Vijay Singh, eschewing the opportunity to represent his country at the Rio Olympics. Probably just as well, since the pace Singh employs to follow his missed putts…

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