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Realising that the window for earnings for a professional athlete is both short in duration and on top of that, uncertain, cross marketing is becoming the new norm. Kiwi International Shaun Johnson, taking a page from the playbook of Greg Inglis, has launched a clothing line in hopes of capitalising on his name and reputation

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Along with flooding the country with inexpensive electronics and casual dining options, the Chinese are expected to launch an effort of a different sort this January coming, when flush-with-cash Chinese soccer teams are poised to wave money around in the attempt to lure Australian A-League soccer players for the Chinese Super League. The precedent was

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We examined the standings in the AFC of the NFL yesterday and today, heading into week 11 of the 2016 NFL season, we will look at the picture in the NFC. Of the 16 teams that make up the National Football Conference, only the Dallas Cowboys of the NFC East seem to be showing any

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The Socceroos narrowly avoided being defeated by Thailand in a World Cup Qualifier in Bangkok, but still have to live with the disgrace of being drawn by an opponent that should have been fodder rife for conquest. The 2 -2 draw represents a blow to Australian hopes to be participants in the 2018 World Cup

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As was imperative, Lewis Hamilton won the 2016 Formula 1 Brazilian Grand Prix at Interlagos, but the mid-season engine issues that plagued him at one point, meant that Nico Rosberg’s second-place finish was adequate to maintain a 12-point lead in the standing leading into the final race of the season in Abu Dhabi. Team Red

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Four Nations rugby saw the English side going down to the Aussie side by the ugly score of 36 – 18. The Brits needed a win to advance to next week’s final and they put on a good show for most of the game, but Australia scored 26 points in the second half to run

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It seems as though the Oakland Raiders are not the only NFL franchise that seems determined to leave California, as the San Diego Chargers are also mulling plans to pull up stakes and leave the land of the Golden Sun. Oakland seems destined for Las Vegas, one state east, and one of the more powerful,

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It has become, well, it has been, in retrospect, a two-man race for the 2016 F1 Championship all season and heading into the second to last race, Nico Rosberg has a 19-point lead over his Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton. Rosberg was close to clinching the title during the Grand Prix of Mexico, although that scenario

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Career decisions following a career on the grounds as a footy player in the AFL can be fraught with peril, if you will excuse our straying slightly into the realm of hyperbole. Life outside the game is occasionally challenging for those accustomed to deferential treatment might me a more realistic assessment. There are only so

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The 2016 Super Bowl 50 Champion Denver Broncos went to bed last night and woke up this morning no longer atop the rankings in the NFL’s AFC West Division. Their vaunted Von Miller-led defense was sieve-like against the Oakland Raiders in a 30 – 20 victory in a Sunday Night Football primetime game, the closeness

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