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There is always that weighing game professional athletes must play in deciding whether to chase glory in exchange for less in the way of salary, or to take a big check and hope to contribute to a resurgence by a lesser team. That says dual North Melbourne Kangaroos’ player David King, is something that may

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It was a hobbled Andy Murray who took to the court in a quarterfinal match against American Sam Querrey and the lanky Yankee managed to beat Murray for just the second time in nine meetings. Murray was game and steadfast, finishing out the match, unlike some players who would have surrendered at the first sign

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There are some notable goings on over on the women’s side of the 2017 Wimbledon Championships. Venus Williams, at age 37, has made it through to the quarterfinals, and in so doing, became the oldest woman to make it that far since 1994, a span of 23 years. She may be lifted by the fact

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It is a tough run home facing the Adelaide Crows in the last seven rounds of the 2017 Toyota AFL Premiership competition. They have four top eight opponents, with the average percentage for those four being better than 110. For observers, the Crows’ fixture should give a fairly clear indication of their ability to secure

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Even for those accustomed to cryptic messages from athletes, when said athletes are not spouting platitudes about being grateful to teammates or trying to “give it 100 percent,” or taking the season “one game at a time,” Semi Radrada’s social media post ahead of the Parramatta Eels’ game with the Melbourne Storm rose to a

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Team Penske officials have taken a backseat in the title duel betwixt their drivers, Fabian Coulthard and Scott McLaughlin, saying that the team will not get involved in which wins the Supercars title. It is not uncommon for teams to intervene on the behalf of a favoured son, but with Coulthard currently in first and

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The Aussie women cricketers, still employed because the recently expired MOU did not pertain to them, remain unbeaten after outdistancing Pakistan by 159 runs in World Cup play. They remained calm and composed, despite losing two early wickets. Pakistan came out with determination, taking wickets from opener Beth Mooney and Nicole Bolton within the first

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Well, at least he played through to the end. Such is our comment regarding Bernard Tomic, who bowed in less than an hour and a half to find himself on the wrong side of a straight set match against Germany’s Mischa Zverev. Certainly, Zverev was not one to be taken lightly, but from all appearances,

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Sixteen players were forced to sit out the 2016 AFL season as the final verdict of the 2012 Essendon Supplements scandal removed them from the game for 12 months. On balance, it would have to be said that a year of rest and recreation might have done those players good, physically, at least. Ten of

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