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The punting markets were a bit placid during December and January. In a slight departure from our normal methodology, we are going to start off this look at February betting markets with a look at international sporting events. Right near the beginning of the month, the NFL will present Super Bowl LII (52) on February

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Port Adelaide Power forward Charlie Dixon had his own opinion concerning the rather subjective interpretation of the rule that caught his teammate Robbie Gray as the culprit in an illegal bump against Jeremey McGovern of the West Coast Eagles. The problem, claims Dixon, is that “no one” knows what exactly constitutes a bump. If we

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Sonny Bill Williams is not welcome in the NRL. So says the league office following reports that it would block any sort of deal, of any duration, to bring Williams back in 2018. There was a veritable melee of controversy and what not in the day immediately following the proclamation by former Sydney Roosters player

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Even those of us, well especially those of us who have nothing more than a passing interest in a sporting contest, like to see a good game whenever possible. Our interest level is determine by whether or not one of the teams is one of the ones we support, or if we have a punt

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Tom Petty used to say, “…It’s fun to get high, never come down, it’s good to be king, of your own little town…” Some Russian athletes are taking the part about getting high and never coming down a bit too seriously. The Russian athletes are banned from competing in the Olympics at the 2018 Pyeongchang

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Tom Petty used to say, “…It’s fun to get high, never come down, it’s good to be king, of your own little town…” Some Russian athletes are taking the part about getting high and never coming down a bit too seriously. The Russian athletes are banned from competing in the Olympics at the 2018 Pyeongchang

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The short format AFLX competition has generated some less than short discussions about making Australian Rules football an international game. There are logistic issues aplenty, but in the world of professional sports, emphasis on the professional, money is often the only antidote needed to overcome any obstacles, whether it is logistics, player workloads or sponsorship.

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The NBA All Star game is not the ridiculous exhibition that is the NFL’s Pro Bowl, but it is inching closer all the time. Yesterday’s prancing and preening display was about what has come to be expected, from the hilarious opening rendition of the National Anthem by “singer” Fergie to the antics of Minnesota Timberwolves’

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The eight teams of the AFLW scored a combined total of 283 points in the just completed round of play, so the only thing that was genuinely raised was the controversy sparked by a memo that contained advice on how to reduce congestion and increase scoring. The Greater Western Sydney Giants put 48 points on

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The AFL appears on the verge of using US-style live trading on national draft night, maybe even for the draft following the 2018 AFL Premiership competition. Live trading of already-listed club players would certainly add a new element of intrigue, allowing clubs to trade players immediately during the draft to change draft position. It may

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