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The 2019 MLB World Series is headed for a decisive Game 7 in a matter of hours and while it has been one of the better World Series in recent memory, the Associated Press is reporting dismal viewership figures. The Washington Nationals came in as dogs so under that the stores in Houston were having

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An Irishman expressing regret is not exactly rare, but in the case of Ireland rugby coach Joe Schmidt, it is newsworthy. Schmidt is headed elsewhere, destination to be determined, but he felt that he might have put the hex on his men by putting pressure on them far ahead of the tournament. Ireland are not

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Returning to his usual, taciturn self, LeBron James has informed us that he will eschew politics and international relations and return his focus to what he does best. Promotion LeBron and LeBron merchandise. His comments to the extent that Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey “wasn’t educated” prior to Morey’s posting the “Tweet that made

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Finally, there is a sports story that does not involve illegal substances, bad off-field behaviour by pouting superstars or blatant designs by the AFL to hand Richmond a premiership. No, this story focuses on the true meaning of sports. Money. The great state of California has enacted legislation that would permit collegiate athletes or cash

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Put on your punting caps or you lucky punting t-shirt, because September is coming along and there is much to be found in terms of value and entertainment. From the first day, through the last, September is one of the best months of the year, with major events from all codes offering all manner of

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Watch out New Zealand, watch out England, watch out Australia, South Africa and all the others that consider themselves Rugby World Cup contenders. After exiting the 2015 World Cup winless, the United States might be prepared to do to rugby football what they did to Olympic Basketball in 1992. They have sent the signal that

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The Greater Western Sydney Giants seem to be having some misfortune in the lead-up to their preliminary final matchup with the Collingwood Magpies. If the task of facing the Pies in the hostile MCG home ground of Collingwood were not already tall enough, the absence of Lachie Whitfield just makes it all the taller. Coach

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Brisbane are healthy for their game with Richmond in the Qualifying final round this weekend and if we were on that list, we would be taking exception to be installed as the unders on our own ground. We do not suspect the bookies of any sort of Victorian bias, although many have said as much

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August is upon us and the month offers some of the best punting of the year. It is hard to decide where to start, but near and dear to our hearts, important Group Thoroughbred racing returns in August as the preparations for the big autumn carnivals hit full stride. Winx will no longer be racing,

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