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Last year’s wooden spoon side Carlton Blues appeared much improved based on their performance in the inaugural game of the 2016 AFL season, giving the Richmond Tigers a scare regarding their premiership ambitions and losing at the end after succumbing to fatigue in the final quarter. It was only a stout effort by Richmond at

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Jason Day is well positioned to reclaim the world number one ranking if he can finish ahead of current number one Jordan Spieth, who appears to be floundering just a bit of late, in the WGC Match Play Championship. The match play format is unusual for the PGA and most American golf pros express a

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Jarryd Hayne’s prospects of sticking with the NFL apparently hinge on how he is perceived by the San Francisco 49ers new coach, Chip Kelly. Kelly’s perception is fodder for speculation only at this point, since NFL rules prohibit him from speaking to players on his new team until April when organised team activities are permitted

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There are certain truths that no matter how true should never be mentioned out of concern for igniting a controversy among the perpetually offended. Novak Djokovic, the world number one ranked tennis player, failed to heed that advice in comments he made after winning the Indian Wells stop of the professional tour for the fifth

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Owner and chairman Eric Watson has confirmed that the New Zealand Warriors are keen to enlist Laurie Daley’s services to assist his former teammate and current Warriors coach Andrew McFadden. Daley is being sought as an advisor and the question arises of how stepping into such a role would affect his NSW State of Origin

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Just ahead of the Australian Grand Prix, it would appear as though Aston Martin could be staging a return to the racing code. The concept is to boost the fortunes of the Red Bull Racing team. Red Bull’s designer, Adrian Newey, could potentially be involved in future design projects for Aston Martin. Precise details should

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One muscle that has caused more than its fair share of athlete angst, one that resides in the back of the leg and is essential for sports involving running, the hamstring, has kept Manly Sea Eagles forward Brett Stewart on the sidelines as an observer for two frustrating early-round losses that has the team mired

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Since the end of the 2015 season, a new testing regimen that tests AFL players’ hair for illicit drug use has revealed that the issue is far more widespread than had been anticipated. Fourteen AFL clubs have tested every player. The other four have tested approximately three-fourths of their players. Hair testing will show the

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Masochistic basketball punters have the NCAA March Madness basketball tournament in their crosshairs, as the only sport where a minute can feel like an hour, because it can actually take an hour given the ridiculous tactics NCAA rules facilitate, along with a seemingly endless supply of timeouts, gets underway at various venues across the U.S.

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Jarryd Hayne recently confirmed what anyone who has ever watched an NFL game could easily discern. Being thrown into the role of a punt returner represented quite probably the most difficult situation possible for someone attempting to switch codes. With no previous gridiron experience, Hayne was thrust into a role that has caused more than

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