Bogut Curry and Warriors Maintain Dominance

About the only newsworthy element concerning the Golden State Warriors on what seems an inevitable path to a consecutive NBA Championship is the statistical records the team is amassing at the season winds down to the last dozen regular games prior to the playoffs. Golden State, in beating the hapless New York Knicks 121-85, won…

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Jamal Idris Delays Return to Rugby for Humanitarian Motives

In a welcome departure from the usual sports fare involving one kind of scandal or another, former NRL star Jamal Idris has delayed any discussions about returning to the game in order focus on building an orphanage in Ghana despite the country’s National Security Council calling for public vigilance concerning what is deemed a credible…

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Jarryd Dale Set to Play for U.S. MLB Scouts

The insatiable appetite of U.S. sports for athletes to throw into the hopper is set to nibble on the talents of 26 Australian baseball players who will appear in games against teams from Europe and Canada prior to taking on rookies from MLB powerhouses including the Boston Red Sox, Minnesota Twins and Detroit Tigers. The…

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Bombers Face Tough Season

If the 105-point thrashing the Bombers experienced at the hands of the Eagles in a recent AFL practice match is any indication of what lies ahead in the upcoming season, Bombers supporters and players might wish for a time machine to end the misery sooner, rather than later. The end of the NAB Challenge saw…

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Racing NSW Fines and Bans Richard Callander

Racing NSW stewards have imposed a six-month ban and a $10,000 fine on horse owner Richard Callander for dishonest and fraudulent conduct relating to his sale of thoroughbred Lil Caesar to Hong Kong buyers. Collander’s ban is worldwide, meaning that he is not legally permitted to be physically presence on any racecourse in the world….

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Carlton Blues Will Debut Weitering and Curnow

In what almost appears to be a case of the Blues, rather than the Bombers, topping up, Carlton is preparing to introduce six new players when the footy bounces for round one of the home-and-away season. Number 1 draftees Jacob Weitering and Charlie Curnow are likely to make their debuts. Four other players are from…

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Nate Diaz Gets Huge Payday for Defeating McGregor in UFC 196

Sports without rumours would be like beer without fizz, so it is indeed fitting that the latest scuttlebutt from the UFC corner of the sports world concerns the suggestion that Nate Diaz, the lightweight who derailed Conor McGregor’s quest for simultaneous UFC titles in two weight classes, may retire from the octagon. The justification for…

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Bulldogs’ David Klemmer Wants to Manage Aggression

Rugby player David Klemmer acknowledges that he needs to pick his spots more carefully in order to prevent his natural aggressiveness from creating more issues similar to the one that forced him to miss Canterbury’s round one match in which his squad thumped Manly without Klemmer’s presence. Klemmer copped a one-game ban for a foul…

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Odds Suggest July Federal Election Very Likely

Punters with online bookmaker sportsbet.com.au are clear that the Federal Election will take place in July, with 55% of wagers placed on that month alone. July started the year at odds of $16 but has been steadily backed into the current price of $1.87 – $1.87 also the odds on offer for any other month….

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