NRL Player Changes To New Teams

With pre-season training getting underway for NRL teams, there has been a lot of activity involving players moving to new teams. Brisbane and North Queensland had few changes. The Sea Eagles, Knights, Sharks, Warriors and Eels, on the other hand, have a significant number of changes. The Broncos have added four new players whilst losing…

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Hayne Not The Problem San Franciso 49’s

Attempts by some sources to cast Jarryd Hayne as the culprit for the debacle that is the San Francisco 49ers 2015 season lacked any real evidence to support the claim. It was a Cinderella story right from the beginning, however, and the cold hard truth of job security in the NFL is that punt returners…

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Travis Boak Extends Contract Port Adelaide

Port Adelaide supporters received an early Christmas present when they learned that Travis Boak would be with the club through the end of the 2019 season thanks to a recently signed contract extension. Three seasons is an eternity in the AFL and feels more like 21 in dog seasons. Geelong had been courting Boak back…

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Warriors Streak Ends Beaten By Milwaukee Bucks

The NBA’s Golden State Warriors run finally came to an end when they were beaten at the end of a seven-game road trip by the Milwaukee Bucks. Fatigue was a primary factor, according to interim coach Luke Walton, son of the immortal Bill Walton. They also may have experienced an emotional letdown following a double…

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Tom Hackett Wins Bay Guy Award

Utah’s Tom Hackett who collected his second consecutive Ray Guy Award as the best punter in college football adding strength to the Rules players smarter than ruggers argument. Unlike some NRL players, such as Jarryd Hayne and Tom Burgess, who are trying to break into gridiron at skill positons that involve substantial doses of violent…

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New Aussie Jockey Helmet Controversy Continues

Australian jockey Jason Benbow recently expressed dissatisfaction with new rules governing the use of the whip. More of his mates weighed in negatively concerning Racing Australia’s latest foray, the mandate requiring new helmets with extra padding. The helmet rules were supposed to come online this coming March or April, but have been delayed due to…

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New NSW Rugby Scrums Coach

In an all too familiar scenario, a successful team must contend with losing key players to other teams every time it appears that the former team has slipped a bit. That is certainly the case with the NSW Waratahs after being deposed as the reigning Super Rugby champions. After losing Sekope Kepu and Adam Ashley-Cooper…

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Jockey Jason Benbow – Whip Rules

Victorian jockey Jason Benbow had nothing positive to say regarding new rules limiting jockeys to five strikes prior to the last 100m of a race. The new rules took effect 1 December. During the final 100m, jockeys may use the whip as they see fit. Benbow recently won aboard Value of Justice in race four…

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Australian Womans Rugby Team Wins World Series

The Australia women’s sevens rugby team, despite being short-handed due to injuries to key players, managed to win the world series opening round with a dominating score of 31 -12 over Russia. They made their way into the final by squeaking past New Zealand 15 – 12 in the quarterfinals before shutting out France 26…

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NBA Bebop – Games Of The Week

Toronto Raptors (11-7) vs Atlanta Hawks (12-8) Thursday Dec 3, 12:00pm Last season, DeMarre “Predator” Carroll was one of the under-the-radar players who became a contributing cog in one of the most flowing systems in the league. The Hawks ($1.66) surprised everybody last season and earned the number one seed in the East, and Carroll…

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