Mcillroy Or Nthn Ireland Tour Golfer Of The Year

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland is European Tour Golfer of the Year for the third time in the last four seasons. He is ranked number three in the world at the moment due to the exploits on American Jordan Spieth and Australian Jason Day of Australia. McIlroy became the seventh player in the history of…

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Greeen Bay Packer Quarterback Rodgers Heroics Wasted

Green Bay Packer quarterback Aaron Rodgers saw his insane late-game heroics wasted when the Packers’ defense, very competent throughout the course of the game in their NFL Divisional matchup with the Arizona Cardinals, inexplicably disappeared on the Cardinals’ first possession in overtime. Green Bay appeared headed for certain defeat in the fourth quarter of regular…

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Xtravagant Is No Luxury Odds For Return

Star Kiwi colt Xtravagant is at “Black Caviar” odds for his resumption to racing at Trentham on Saturday. Online bookmaker sportsbet.com.au has opened Extravagant at $1.35 for the Group 1 Levin Classic. The NZ 2000 Guineas winner also heads betting for the Australian Guineas at $5.50. In the other Group 1, topweight Sacred Star is…

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Toby Price Closing In On Win In Dakar Rally

Australian dirt bike racer Toby Price of KTM won Stage 8 of the Dakar Rally and overtook his main rival for the overall lead with five stages remaining. On the 500+ kilometer Salta to Belen route, riders navigated sand dunes for the first time. Price beat rival Goncalves by five minutes to make his margin…

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Spieth Appears Unbeatable At The Hyundai Tournament

American golfer Jordan Spieth is invoking memories of Tiger Woods in his prime this week as he is simply making a mockery of the field, the course and the game at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions in Hawaii. Australian Jason Day saw his chances of moving up from number three to world number one quashed…

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Toby Price Great Motorcycle For Rally

Toby Price is squarely in contention for overall honours in the motorcycle division of the Dakar Rally after he and his KTM team swept Stage 5 in Bolivia. He accomplished that by getting out front and staying there at every time check of an endurance-testing 317 km stage through mountainous off-road terrain, much of it…

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Caleb Ewan Wins National Criterium Title

Caleb Ewan won the national criterium title in Ballarat Wednesday night. The victory gives the 21-year-old bragging rights as the fastest man in Australian cycling. He won his first senior national title by beating Brenton Jones and Anthony Giacoppo. Ewan was properly paced by his teammates for the majority of the 44km race before he…

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NRL First Round – Wild Card Weekend

The first round of the NFL playoffs is now set. Bookmaker Sportsbet is offering 32 markets for each of the four games. The Seattle Seahawks will travel to Minnesota to play the Vikings. The Pittsburgh Steelers will make a short trip to Cincinnati to play the Bengals. The Green Bay Packers will travel to Washington…

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NFL Playoff Picture Sort Emerges For Playoffs

Even in the final week of regular season play, the NFL had enough what-if scenarios alive to keep fans from knowing the exact lineup for the playoffs. Now that the smoke has cleared, the teams that qualified and the schedule for the playoffs has been determined. Well, sort of. The outcomes of next week’s games…

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Australians Continue To Infiltrate American Football

Australians continue to infiltrate American football, but unlike some, such as Sav Rocca and Jarryd Hayne, some are taking the developmental route of playing at the college level in order to gain some experience before seeking big paydays with NFL teams. Three Australians recently had the opportunity to showcase their abilities in the college post-season…

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