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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Adam Scott Maintains Blistering Pace

Adam Scott continues to sizzle, the short putter causing no issues as he heads into the final round of the WGC Cadillac Championships at Doral’s Blue Monster. He won last week and finished second the week before, erasing all doubt regarding his form as he tunes up for The Masters in April. Scott will have…

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Eels Not Sufficiently Slippery Against Broncos

The highly anticipated and fervently desired resurgence of the Parramatta Eels went from pre-season optimism to cold dose of reality in rapid fashion when they turned in a lackluster performance in their season opener against the Brisbane Broncos. Parra was on the short end of a 17-4 score in front of over 17,000 fans at…

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Racing and Sports Tips – 07/03/16

Real Warrior (Race 4, No.3) was close-up at Scone when resuming and will strip fitter today. Steps back multiple grades for this one. Was in a BM90 3 starts back at Caulfield and we now find her in a BM55 at Cessnock on a Monday. She has clearly been brought here in search of a…

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Foran Not The Answer For The Eels Say Supporters

Expert observers are urging a cautious approach for expectations regarding the Parramatta Eels’ new number 7, Kieran Foran. The logic behind this cautious approach seems to lie in the fact that the Eels and their supporters have been longing for a clone of Peter Sterling to return Parra to its glory days, even though those…

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Possible Schedule Switch Racing Victoria Re MacKinnon Stakes

It would appear that Racing Victoria is more than a little enthusiastic regarding switching the Mackinnon Stakes from the first to the last day of the Flemington spring carnival. To accommodate the switch, the Emirates Stakes would be moved from day four to day one. The decision is still pending, and will rely heavily on…

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Captain Kieran Foran Has Fresh Start For New Eels

Kieran Foran thinks that there is nowhere to go but up when he returns to Pirtek Stadium this time around. He is captain of the Eels this time for the contest against the Brisbane Broncos for the season opening Round 1 game. In last year’s first round as a member of the Sea Eagles, Foran…

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Punters Slip Into Eels For Premiership

Confidence is high that the Eels will back-up their strong pre-season and be NRL premiership contenders. Online bookmaker sportsbet.com.au has the Broncos as $5.00 favourites for the title. The Brisbane outfit is the best backed, but the Eels, despite being down the list at $15, are the second best backed side overall – attracting more…

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