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After an impressive 10 – 0 run to secure a top rung perch on the ladder, the North Melbourne Kangaroos have given up some of the comfort they previously enjoyed by losing two consecutive. A glance downward reveals a crowded rung just below them occupied by the Cats, Swans and last year’s premiers, the Hawks

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The new and improved Renault power plant that Renault supplied to Team Red Bull drive Daniel Ricciardo may have made the F1 driver faster, which seemingly has sped up the rate at which his support team can make critical strategic mistakes that cause him to lose races. The Spanish and Monaco Grand Prixes self-inflicted losses

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As the ATP leaves behind the sodden Clay of Roland Garros in Paris and begins the lead up to Wimbledon, Bernard Tomic has demonstrated lawn tennis prowess in winning a spot in the final eight at the Ricoh Open being played in the Netherlands. Tomic was the number-two seed going into the event, which informs

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Details are still murky, but anyone who has ever handled or fired a handgun will probably reach the somewhat obvious conclusion, based on the trajectory of the bullet, that the Denver Bronco’s defensive back Aqib Talib leg wound was self-inflicted and the result of an accidental discharge of the weapon. What was a member of

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One statistic that perhaps receives too much attention yet is quite entertaining to consider, is that concerning a player’s results in his very first game. Hitting a six on the first bat, scoring a try in the first match, kicking a goal in the first footy match, etc. Commentators go to great lengths to find

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Even though Golden State Warriors Coach Steve Kerr has found a formula for beating the Cleveland Cavaliers that relies on speed and shooting over size, Andrew Bogut has managed to carve his own niche in the NBA Finals by bringing a rugby player mindset to the affair. Bogut had an impressive outing in the game

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Sam Stosur lost her semifinal match against Garbine Mugzura, halting her quest to win the French Open, but it should provide some solace that world number four Mugzura was the eventual champion and beat no less than Serena Williams to clinch the win. It appeared that her supply of energy was depleted by the level

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It is never too soon to begin predicting the future, because at times, even a future that seems far distant might be upon you before you know it, and once it gets here, it becomes the present and the past, rendering predictions meaningless. The predictors have already been offering their forecasts of which of the

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Apparently, having never played a sport before has little influence on Jarryd Hayne’s decision-making process. First, it was his attempted code jump from the NRL to the NFL that drew headlines and more or less continuous attention from media and fans. Now, his announcement to qualify for the Rio Olympics as a part of the

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The May calendar is jammed with sporting events from every professional league, with the exception of the NFL. The bulk of Round 6 of the AFL season is on the final two days of April, but Sunday, May 1 will have three key games. The Lions will host the Swans at The Gabba and for

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