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Watts to supply Power to Port Adelaide through 2020

Jack Watts is off to the Port Adelaide Power from the Melbourne Demons, but former Dee Garry Lyon expressed the view that Watts will never reach his full potential at Port. Watts might, however, stand a better chance at a longer season, given past history. The Dees sent Watts off…Read More

Brisbane Roar Finally Welcomes Eric Bautheac to A-League

It is not generally thought that getting out of France is all that daunting of a prospect, but Eric Bautheac and the Brisbane Roar of the A-League might beg to differ. The Roar disclosed over a month ago that they had secured the services of Bautheac and they had hoped…Read More

Australian MotoGP to Occupy Phillip Island this Weekend

Jorge Lorenzo has been racing motor scooters since at least 2004, when he stood on the podium for a 125cc event at Phillips Island. One of his main rivals was Casey Stoner, who would go on to be declared the de facto king of the island, winning six MotoGP races…Read More

Federer Makes Short Work of Nadal in 2017 Shanghai Open

Roger Federer, pushed the distance in the semifinalagainst del Porto, made easy work of Rafael Nadal to win the Shanghai Masters. He won 6 – 4, 6 – 3 over the Spaniard, who holds a 23 – 15 advantage when the two have met over the years. Federer never faced…Read More

Ageist Opinions Impact Mature Roar Only Slightly

Is Queensland truly no country for old men? That question defies the truth that the A League’s Brisbane Roar has some football players that are not far removed from retirement benefits. The Roar needs to do no better than the top-six in order to play finals football this season, but…Read More

U.S. Soccer Sent to 2018 World Cup Exits by Trinidad and Tobago

By an interesting confluence of circumstances, the U.S. will not be going to Russia to play soccer in the 2018 World Cup. They seemed to have a slot locked up, trailing only Mexico in regional qualifying, but they lost to Trinidad and Tobago, meaning that the Yanks will be excluded…Read More

Shanghai Open No Country for Nick Kyrgios

John McEnroe, Jr., more widely known in these parts as Nick Kyrgios, is up to his old hijinks in China, walking off the court and quitting his first round match in the Shanghai Masters. It is not known with certainty at this point, but he will probably be banned for…Read More

Lewis Hamilton Less Than 20 Points from Securing 2017 F1 Title

F1 records have fallen are being continually rewritten by Lewis Hamilton of Team Mercedes as he closes in on this third championship. Hamilton added another pole and another victory to his resume when he won the Japanese Grand Prix. Assisting Hamilton in his quest is Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel, who is…Read More

Nadal Plays Winx to Kyrgios’ Hartnell in 2017 China Open

Which outcome is the more predictable of the two? Winx lapping the field at Flemington, or Rafael Nadal beating Nicky Kyrgios in a tennis tournament final? The world number one had little trouble, dispatching Kyrgios in straight sets to win the China Open. An ominous sign of the old, or…Read More