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With the game at its halfway point, the Philadelphia Eagles are having the better of the Minnesota Vikings, threatening to remove the Vikings from the ranks as last undefeated team in the NFL. The Eagles enjoy a 15-point advantage at the moment, so it is not too late to pick up the phone and get

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Ian Rush, the Liverpool striker that played sparing for Sydney Olympic back in 2000, is characterising the return of Tim Cahill to Australia in service to A-League club Melbourne City as a positive event. This is true in many ways, but can we introduce a measure of reality? Cahill is 36. His last job was

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Some reading this may be too young to remember the last time the Wallabies were able to secure a victory over the All Blacks at the Kiwi’s home ground of Eden Park. Anyone younger than 35 – 40 will be too young, since it is not since 1986 that the Aussies successfully invaded the Kiwi’s

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Nick Kyrgios, at the centre of a tempest in recent days that saw him going from first to worst in a matter of days, apparently has a low opinion of tennis writer Ben Rothenberg, calling him “the worst writer to exist.” We beg to differ, as we consider ourselves to be much worser writers than

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The antics of Nick Kyrgios at the Shanghai Masters has earned him a time-out from the ATP, which has informed him that he is not welcome at any of their remaining events for 2016. Citing “Conduct contrary to the integrity of the game,” as the reason for the ban, Kyrgios can have the suspension reduced

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Lest we be accused of giving short shrift to futbol supporters and practitioners of pretend (fantasy) sports, here is an olive branch extended to soccer fans everywhere. The other crowd will have to wait. The Newcastle Jets went on a scoring binge of epic proportions and played as though they were facing an empty net

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As a side on an upswing, the St. Kilda Saints are using the off-season to address a few gaps they feel will get them over the hump and back to the finals. They narrowly missed the 2016 postseason, missing out on the number eight finals spot to the North Melbourne side by a slim margin

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Now, be honest, was there ever really any doubt that Aussie surfer Tyler Wright would win the 2016 world surfing crown? She was so dominant on this year’s circuit that she has nothing left other than a victory lap at the last remaining event of the season after she tamed the waves at the Roxy

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Playing on home turf, the Socceroos might have been expected to beat Japan in an important World Cup qualifier, so the resulting 1 – 1 draw obviously quashed those expectations. To the players, however, it may have seemed a moral victory, as they had to come from behind to gain the draw against their sworn

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With nowhere to go but up in 2017, the Fremantle Dockers are actively maneuvering to bolster their list by acquiring forward Cam McCarthy from the Greater Western Sydney Giants. The Dockers are well provisioned with draft picks and seem more than willing to surrender pick three to the Giants in exchange for the Giants’ pick

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