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The jokers in Sacramento gift New Orleans a King

‘Altruistic’ is the only positive way to view the Sacramento Kings’ decision yesterday to trade away DeMarcus Cousins.

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Wildcats charge into NBL grand final

The Perth Wildcats will get a chance to defend their NBL title, winning through to the grand final with a 74-66 victory over the Cairns Taipans at the Perth Arena.

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Illawarra Hawks coach Ron Beveridge has wasted no time in trying to heap pressure on Adelaide 36ers after his team sent their NBL semi-final series to a game three decider.

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Taipans and Hawks need something special to stop 36ers and Wildcats

The Adelaide 36ers and Perth Wildcats could hardly have looked more impressive in claiming Game 1 of their respective NBL semi-final series’ and it’s going to take something remarkable from the Illawarra Hawks and Cairns Taipans to force their way into the grand final.

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Cairns Taipans vs Perth Wildcats live stream: How to watch the NBL semi-finals on TV or online

The second semi-final series in the NBL will see the league’s two best defensive teams square off for the right to advance to the big dance, with the Cairns Taipans taking home advantage over the Perth Wildcats. This is The Roar‘s ultimate guide to streaming the series online and watching on TV.

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Flawed but perfect: The Super Bowl was Tom Brady’s masterpiece

First it was about the Cowboys, then it was about Aaron Rodgers, and, for a while there, it seemed certain to be about the Atlanta Falcons.

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Old foes go to war but imports key for Taipans and Wildcats

It has been the best individual rivalry of the past decade. Mark Worthington and Shawn Redhage go to battle one last time as the Cairns Taipans lock horns with the Perth Wildcats, but there will much more determining who advances to the NBL grand final.

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Adelaide 36ers vs Illawarra Hawks live stream: How to watch the NBL semi-finals on TV or online

After the closest regular season in history, the NBL semi-finals are here with minor premiers the Adelaide 36ers taking on the Illawarra Hawks. This is The Roar‘s ultimate guide to streaming the series online and watching it on TV.

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The Hornets are the NBA’s quiet catastrophe

It’s better to be respectable in insignificance than ambitious in suffering. At least that’s been the guiding principle behind the Charlotte Hornets.

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MVP Randle lights fuse for battle with Hawks

NBL MVP winner Jerome Randle has called out the “dirty” Illawarra Hawks, which could be exactly what his opponents wanted to hear heading into Game 1 of their semi-final series on Thursday night.

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Floyd Mayweather says superfight against Conor McGregor “very, very close”

Floyd Mayweather Jr believes a superfight between him and UFC star Conor McGregor will happen sooner rather than later.

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NBL award winners after a remarkable regular season

The NBL finals are set after a thrilling finish to a remarkably tight 2016-17 season and before the league makes their award winners official on Monday night, here’s a look at who I think should be on the receiving end of the honours.

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Mundine fans the flames of possible Green rematch

Anthony Mundine has called for a third bout with Danny Green, declaring he will “destroy” his long-time rival in his hometown of Perth.

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NBL semi-final fixtures: Who plays who, where and when

The NBL regular season has drawn to it’s conclusion, with the top four not being locked in until the final game of the season. This is The Roar‘s guide to the key information for the semi-finals.

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Kevin Durant has answer as OKC fans boo

Kevin Durant rubbed salt in the wounds of once-adoring fans who booed his every touch as he scored 34 points in his NBA return to Oklahoma City.

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Confusion reigns over Horn-Pacquiao fight

Reports that Manny Pacquiao’s mooted boxing fight with Australian welterweight Jeff Horn will happen in the United Arab Emirates have come “out of the blue” for Duco Events founder Dean Lonergan.

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Holly Holm has performed poorly since beating Ronda Rousey. (AAP Image/Joe Castro)

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Daniel Johnson of the Adelaide 36ers

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Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors

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Matt Ryan for the Atlanta Falcons

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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady

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Atlanta Falcons' Julio Jones reacts after catching a pass during the second half of the NFL football NFC championship game against the Green Bay Packers Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

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Matt Ryan for the Atlanta Falcons

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With DeMarcus Cousins, could New Orleans challenge Golden State?

Earlier today, the breaking news of the Sacramento Kings trading three-time all-star DeMarcus Cousins to New Orleans sent shock-waves around the NBA.

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Perth Wildcats vs Cairns Taipans: NBL semi-finals Game 2 live scores, blog

The Perth Wildcats are out to secure a spot in the NBL grand final with a straight-sets victory when they head home to host the battling Cairns Taipans in Game 2. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage of the match from 9:30pm (AEDT).

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NBA All-Star game 2017: East vs West live scores, blog

The NBA All-Star game is here, with New Orleans playing host to the best in the league as East meets West. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage from 12pm – midday (AEDT).

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The Houston Rockets are the Warriors’ biggest threat

The Golden State Warriors are coming off a season where they posted the best record in NBA history at 73-9, but fell tantalisingly short in the NBA Finals.

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Previewing UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs Browne

By Petar Alavanja, 20 Feb 2017
Previewing UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs Browne

A rare Monday (AEDT) UFC event brings with it two bouts that have peaked interest with UFC fans around the globe.

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Illawarra Hawks vs Adelaide 36ers: NBL semi-finals Game 2 live scores, blog

Match result: The Illawarra Hawks have forced a third game in their finals series against the Adelaide 36ers, winning by seven points on Sunday to tie the series at 1-1.

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Cairns Taipans vs Perth Wildcats: Your complete guide to the NBL semi-finals

In yet another surprise from the closest NBL season in the history of the competition, the Cairns Taipans booked home-court advantage for the semi-final series with a second-place finish.

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Has Edelman surpassed Welker as a Patriots great?

Wes Welker wrote the book on playing slot receiver in the NFL but now his replacement in New England, Julian Edelman, is producing the new-and-improved second edition.

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Cairns Taipans vs Perth Wildcats: NBL semi-finals Game 1 live scores, blog

Match Results: The Perth Wildcats have picked up a crucial road win by 22 points in their NBL semi-final series against the Cairns Taipans, with a chance to book their place in the grand final at home on Monday.

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Adelaide 36ers vs Illawarra Hawks: Adelaide go up 1-0 in NBL semi-finals

Match Results: The Adelaide 36ers have won a highly entertaining first match of their semi-final series against the Illawarra Hawks at home by 15 points, taking a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.

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Adelaide 36ers vs Illawarra Hawks: Your complete guide to the NBL semis

The NBL semi-finals are finally here and it’s a top-four no one could have predicted at the start of the competition.

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NASCAR: Kevin Harvick 2017 season preview

By Jacob Rush, 16 Feb 2017
NASCAR: Kevin Harvick 2017 season preview

Kevin Harvick’s 2016 stat book includes four wins, more than 1,300 laps led and an average finish inside the top 10, something no other Premier Series (now Monster Energy NASCAR Cup) driver can boast.

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Jeremy Loeliger talks to The Roar about an incredible NBL season

The NBL finals are just around the corner, and it has been a season to remember for the reborn league, with the closest competition in history, crowds on the up and everything falling into place for further improvement in years to come.

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Bandits upset Aces to win back-to-back ABL championships

The Brisbane Bandits have beaten the highly fancied Melbourne Aces to win the 2016/17 Australian Baseball League Championship Series and retain the Claxton Shield.

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The Warriors won the game, but Westbrook trumps Durant

Kevin Durant and the Golden State Warriors battled out a tough win in Durant’s first game back in Oklahoma City after leaving the Thunder to join the Warriors in the off-season.

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Melbourne United vs Perth Wildcats: NBL live scores, blog

Match result: The Perth Wildcats booked a finals berth for the 31st season in a row with a 2-point win over Melbourne United on Sunday.

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Holly Holm has performed poorly since beating Ronda Rousey. (AAP Image/Joe Castro)

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Holly Holm has performed poorly since beating Ronda Rousey. (AAP Image/Joe Castro)

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Jimmy Butler hits a winner

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Cairns players Jarrad Weeks (left) and Mark Worthington react

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Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook

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