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There is a glimmer of hope that prodigal son Jason Day will end his sojourn away from the motherland to return to Oz to play in the 2016 Australian PGA in early December. Optimism is present, if tempered by reality, that Day will play his first tournament in Queensland after not having done so for

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Conor McGregor will have to wait if his dream to become the UFC champ in two weight divisions simultaneously is to come true, as his scheduled opponent, Rafael dos Anjos, broke his foot training for the fight. To paraphrase McGregor, he will not take part, so he cannot take over. The McGregor/dos Anjos bout was

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Donald Trump is on course to be the next US President according to punters. Online bookmaker sportsbet.com.au is facing a hefty payout approaching the large sum of $1,000,000. The eccentric businessman has moved into favouritism to win the Republican nomination (now $1.91 from $2.70) while also closing in on Hillary Clinton to become President (now

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Is it just us, or does the announcement that Bomber star Dyson Heppel picking up a cushy job as a commentator after being banned for doping is a slap in the face of AFL authorities? Instead of a penalty, Heppel’s role feels more like a paid sabbatical. We ink-stained scribes would freely admit to using

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Two Australians are in the top pack at the Northern Trust Open going into the fourth and final round. Adam Scott is part of a four-way tie for first at minus 12 and Marc Leishman is lurking at minus 11 in the early stages of round four. Scoring conditions at Riviera Country Club outside Los

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While the Dons 34 scandal had mostly negative consequences to all parties, in the case of one player who had been steered unwillingly into retirement, an opportunity arose out of the aftermath. That player is Nathan Grima, the latest top-up for Essendon. Grima made his debut with North Melbourne in 2009 at the advanced age

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The Smith/Waterhouse family stables at Randwick has been sold to a group of Hong Kong investors for an undisclosed sum, which is financial jargon for “a whole bunch of money.” Gai and her husband Robbie (son of Big Bill Waterhouse) are attempting to seem their Mosman manse and spending the bulk of their time on

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Those interested in following the developments of the NAB Challenge that gets under way shortly will see each club play three “friendly” matches prior to the start of the home-and-away season proper. The definition of “friendly” is of course subject to much interpretation, but since there will be no official winner, as has been the

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The most recent development in the ongoing Dons 34 drama is a proposal by former coach Mick Malthouse to development a structured training regimen for six of the suspended players as a way of keeping them in some semblance of form for when they are able to return to the AFL in 2017. It seems

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