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Imagine NBA sensation Ben Simmons in the red and black kit of the Essendon Bombers. It would be Mason Cox on steroids, although that is not to suggest than anyone is using performance enhancing drugs. Cox proved that a basketballer can play Australian Rules football, quite adequately in fact, judging from his contributions to the

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Ashleigh Barty is chasing a strong finish to the year as the season nears its end, her’s at least. She has been excused for three weeks after hurting her business arm. She will return to action Friday at the WTA Championships in Singapore, playing doubles with American CoCo Vandeweghe. The pair won the doubles crown

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It is AFL prediction season, as the trade window has closed and the draft window has yet to open, although it could rightly be argued that any day of the week with the word day in it is as good a day for predictions as any. The man with the target on his back is

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The name of Shane Warne has sprung often from our fingers of late, meaning that things are starting to heat up on the cricket pitch. We mentioned him recently when noting the comparisons being made between Warne and young spinning sensation Lloyd Pope and now Warne is back front and centre for his defense of

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The Formula 1 coronation procession continues following the U.S. Grand Prix in Austin, Texas. It will slow down temporarily, as Lewis Hamilton finished the race in third position, meaning that he will not take possession of his fifth Formula 1 world title until the next race, the Gran Premio De Mexico on October 28. Hamilton

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The breaking new in the A-League is that Usain Bolt has been offered a contract by the Central Coast Mariners. That news was especially newsworthy to manager Mike Mulvey, who told reporters after the Mariners’ first game, “It’s news to me. “We’ve got Connor Pain, Tommy Oar, Michael McGlinchey, we’ve got Matt Simon and Ross

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Ben Simmons resumed where he left off last year and posted impressive statistics in his debut game of the 2018 – 2019 NBA season. Unfortunately, Simmons cannot carry the Philadelphia 76ers single-handedly through the season and on opening night, Philadelphia was not equal to the task posed them by the Boston Celtics. Boston sent Philadelphia

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Wayne Bennet wants to coach beyond 2019, the final year of his agreement with the Brisbane Broncos. Ivan Cleary clearly wants away from the Tigers, most probably to enjoy the opportunity of coaching his son Nathan at the Penrith Panthers. We are not certain beyond doubt of how Nathan would feel about having dad as

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Smashed? Crushed? Destroyed? Humiliated? Strong adjectives from the fingers of New Zealand Herald sports writer Chris Rattue following a recently completed match between the Kangaroos and the Kiwis. We are no strangers to hyperbole ourselves, but the bloody score of the game was 26 – 24. Gripping. Edge of your seat. Down to the wire.

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