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Adam Scott, standing on the tee of the 14th hole at the PGA National course during the third round Saturday, needed only to par in from there to card a 7-under 63. He did manage to par the hole, and then went to the 15th tee with a three-shot lead. It was here that he

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February is a busy month for sports wagering, especially for punters who search the international scene. There are currently thousands of markets in U.S. sports. The National Basketball Association and the National Hockey League are in the midst of their regular seasons as teams from both leagues engage in the jockeying to see which will

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Golden State Warriors big man Andrew Bogut has expressed confidence that the Australians could field a highly respectable team for the 2016 Rio Olympics. He makes a strong case with his play in the NBA this season. Other NBA players from down under bolster his argument. There is Patty Mills of the San Antonio Spurs,

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There is a glimmer of hope that prodigal son Jason Day will end his sojourn away from the motherland to return to Oz to play in the 2016 Australian PGA in early December. Optimism is present, if tempered by reality, that Day will play his first tournament in Queensland after not having done so for

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Conor McGregor will have to wait if his dream to become the UFC champ in two weight divisions simultaneously is to come true, as his scheduled opponent, Rafael dos Anjos, broke his foot training for the fight. To paraphrase McGregor, he will not take part, so he cannot take over. The McGregor/dos Anjos bout was

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Donald Trump is on course to be the next US President according to punters. Online bookmaker sportsbet.com.au is facing a hefty payout approaching the large sum of $1,000,000. The eccentric businessman has moved into favouritism to win the Republican nomination (now $1.91 from $2.70) while also closing in on Hillary Clinton to become President (now

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Is it just us, or does the announcement that Bomber star Dyson Heppel picking up a cushy job as a commentator after being banned for doping is a slap in the face of AFL authorities? Instead of a penalty, Heppel’s role feels more like a paid sabbatical. We ink-stained scribes would freely admit to using

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Two Australians are in the top pack at the Northern Trust Open going into the fourth and final round. Adam Scott is part of a four-way tie for first at minus 12 and Marc Leishman is lurking at minus 11 in the early stages of round four. Scoring conditions at Riviera Country Club outside Los

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While the Dons 34 scandal had mostly negative consequences to all parties, in the case of one player who had been steered unwillingly into retirement, an opportunity arose out of the aftermath. That player is Nathan Grima, the latest top-up for Essendon. Grima made his debut with North Melbourne in 2009 at the advanced age

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The Smith/Waterhouse family stables at Randwick has been sold to a group of Hong Kong investors for an undisclosed sum, which is financial jargon for “a whole bunch of money.” Gai and her husband Robbie (son of Big Bill Waterhouse) are attempting to seem their Mosman manse and spending the bulk of their time on

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