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Aussies Lose Momentum at Tour Championship and FedEx Cup Final

Marc Leishman did not have the sort of week he had hoped in the FedEx Cup finale in the Tour Championship this week past at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta, GA, managing only one sub-par round in the final official PGA Tournament of the year. By any measure, Leishman…Read More

Crows Qualify for First Grand Final of 21st Century

As it transpired, it did not matter where the Geelong Cats deployed Patrick Dangerfield, as the Adelaide Crows pounced on the bounce, leaving the Cats without an adequate response. The biggest deficiency for Geelong was that their kicking efficiency was lacking. They converted only 57 percent of their chances and…Read More

Aussie Netballers Debut New Faces for Upcoming Tour of New Zealand

The Aussie national netball team will go into its big match against New Zealand in the Constellation Cup without Diamonds midcourt star Madi Robinson, much to the consternation of Robinson and many others. The Aussie squad will also be without Sharni Layton, whose defensive skills are key to success. She…Read More

Rousey Mulling Possible UFC Return Against Cyborg Justino

Ever since the first cavemen started throwing rocks at dinosaurs in the name of spirited competition, athletes have always faced an inescapable dilemma. That is the question of knowing when to call time. Do you simply walk away one day and return to the warmth of the fire inside the…Read More

ATP to Stage Tennis Tournament Without Line Judges

Of all the replay systems that have been tried in recent times to try and remove subjectivity from games where referees rely on judgement and experience, along with close familiarity with the rules of the game, it seems as though rather than eliminating controversy, replay systems have only generated a…Read More

NRL RLPA Impasse Could Impact Dally M Night Yawn

After sitting through the telecast of the American Emmy Awards yesterday, make that sitting through the adverts, we easily came to the conclusion that HBO bought up everything is sight. Will the same fate befall the NRL and next week’s Dally M Awards? Album cards of the Dally M winners…Read More

Australian Test Bowler Bob Holland Dead at 70

According to his family, Australian Test leg-spinner Bob “Dutchy” Holland has died at the age of 70. Holland battled brain cancer, but according to his son Craig, it was broken ribs suffered in a fall, accompanied with a brain bleed, that was the cause of death. An aggressive form of…Read More

Sky Blues Revenge over Melbourne City Costly to Brosque

The Sydney Football Club’s FFA Cup revenge over Melbourne City came at a steep cost, as Captain Alex Brosque was injured minutes after scoring for the Sky Blues. Brosque reported hearing a crack in his ankle. The striker reported that he hoped it was a ligament, and not and not…Read More

Hey Coaches Leave Those Refs Alone or be Prepared to Pay

It is fortunate that we members of the press cannot be fined for publishing disparaging remarks about NRL referees, as we do not have the means to cover the dings levied against Cronulla Sharks Coach Shane Flanagan and Manly Sea Eagles Coach Trent Barrett. The league hit Flanagan with a…Read More