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At the beginning of the season, there was ample speculation regarding the fate of Adam Scott as he was forced to abandon the long putter and anchored putting stroke upon which he had so effectively relied. If that speculation was not put to rest when Scott won twice on the USPGA Tour in February and

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If nothing else, the AFL’s decision to institute a bye round between the end of the home and away season was good for spurring controversy and commentary, if nothing else, and AFL boss Gillon McLachlan has added fuel to the flames by suggesting this year’s experiment could have a redux next year. Opinions are widely

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The matches were falling in the right sequence for Nick Kyrgios, but he was forced to retire in his third round match trailing two sets to one when he called time on his 2016 U.S. Open campaign due to a hip complaint. Kyrgios had to retire in his match with unseeded Illya Marchenko. It goes

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Jason Day was a jungle explorer on continuous safari during The Barclays last week, hitting his tees shots boldly where no man had gone before on the devilishly difficult Beth Page black course. Despite that, he finished respectably thanks to his skills in other aspects of the game. He finished tied fourth in the first

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The Australian Tennis players produced mixed results in the final Grand Slam of the season, the U.S. Open Championship in New York. Bernard Tomic made a first round exit, managing to take only one set in his match with Damir Dzumhur of Bosnia-Herzegovina. The final score was 6-4, 6-3, 4-6, 7-6. Nick Kyrgios beat Great

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The stars were out in force to see and be seen at UFC 202, featuring the highly touted rematch of Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz. One account of the affair contained the ludicrous assertion that rapper Kanye West, who arrived late only to find that his reserved spaces were occupied by former Heavyweight Champion Mike

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Sydney played host to the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), the sanctioning body for U.S. college sports, when Division one football (gridiron) got its season underway with a game betwixt the University of California Golden Bears and the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors at ANZ stadium. Perhaps it was the novelty, perhaps it was the desire to

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The 2016 AFL Finals Brackets are set, so we have plenty with which to occupy ourselves over the next two interminable weeks, which we will spend continuously asking, “Are we there yet?” Multi-purpose, and we do mean multi-purpose, ANZ Stadium will host a hometown matchup between the Swans and the Giants, meaning that only one

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Jockey Dwayne Dunn was the most recent recipient of the Scobie Breasley Medal, edging out four-time winner Craig Williams when the vote was tallied at Flemington Racecourse. It was his first win of Racing Victoria’s prestigious award and was a welcome switch from the runner’s up finishes from three prior occasions. It was doubly sweet

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Those of us for whom delayed gratification, specifically, a shortage thereof, are chomping at the bit to get the 23rd round out of the way and get on to the 2016 AFL finals. We cover our ears and shout nonsense syllables when mention is made of the bye week between the end of home and

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