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Funding for Horn-Pacquiao 2 withdrawn – for now

Brisbane City Council has for now withdrawn its financial support for a rematch between Australian WBO welterweight world champion Jeff Horn and Filipino legend Manny Pacquiao.

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Australia beat New Zealand! (In basketball)

The Australian Boomers have served some revenge to New Zealand after the Bledisloe Cup disaster, defeating them by 27 points in the semi-final of the FIBA Asia Cup.

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PRICHARD: The biggest sporting event I’ve attended

A revered sports journalist with more than 40 years experience would have attended some pretty big events.

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Boomers bounce into Asia Cup semi-finals

The Boomers have continued their unblemished Asia Cup campaign with a dominant 97-71 quarter-final win over China.

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Smaller gloves for Mayweather and McGregor

Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor have got their wish to fight in smaller gloves.

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WATCH: Conor McGregor’s controversial sparring session

After Conor McGregor’s recent sparring partner Paulie Malignaggi complained about misleading images being released, UFC boss Dana White has now uploaded video of the sessions.

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McGregor plans to rule the fight game

Mixed martial arts fighter Conor McGregor says he has become “the face of the fight game” ahead of his multi-million dollar boxing match against Floyd Mayweather later this month.

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NBA schedule: Ben Simmons to debut against Washington, finals replay on Christmas Day

The NBA has begun to announce their season schedule, with five games to be played on Christmas day, a possible preview of the conference finals on opening day and Australian Ben Simmons to debut with the Philadelphia 76ers on the second day of the season.

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Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor undercard announced

Two world title fights will make up part of the undercard for the Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor fight later this month.

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I’m ready to play NBA, says Ben Simmons

Ben Simmons has declared he’s a better player than before breaking his foot and is ready for the upcoming NBA season.

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NBL teams to take on NBA teams in the US

NBL players could be pitted against basketball superstars Russell Westbrook, Paul George and Rudy Gobert during a trio of NBA pre-season matches in the United States.

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Selfish and sympathetic: Defending Kyrie Irving’s trade demand

Kyrie Irving is an artist. Let him paint. If his artwork is 30 points per game on a 40-win team, so be it.

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Derrick Rose headed to Cleveland on one-year deal

Free agent Derrick Rose and the Cleveland Cavaliers have reached an agreement on a one-year NBA contract.

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Kyrie Irving wants the stage for himself.

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Andrew Bogut signals intention to play in Tokyo

Australian basketball coach Andrej Lemanis is thrilled with Andrew Bogut’s plans to push on until Tokyo 2020, saying he would involve the veteran NBA centre in his Olympic plans even if he was hopping on one foot.

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Jeff Horn ‘wins again’ in the Battle of Brisbane

Champion Jeff Horn won seven rounds to Manny Pacquiao’s five, according to a World Boxing Organisation review of their welterweight title fight in Brisbane.

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Ben Simmons dribbles

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Robert Whittaker UFC 2017

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Robert Whittaker UFC 2017

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Jeff Horn Boxing 2017

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Jeff Horn wins Boxing 2017

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Damian Martin of the Perth Wildcats

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Ten thoughts touching on the week in College Football

Most US college football teams who haven’t been affected by the massive hurricanes that hit Texas and Florida (and especially the northern Caribbean – our attention is focused on the millions of water-logged people in those regions, rather than the chaos in Washington DC for once) have played a pair of games already.

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UFC 215 recap

By Edward L'Orange, 13 Sep 2017
UFC 215 recap

With a debatable result in the headline fight, a couple of bouts which probably should have been stopped, and most fans still angry at Ray Borg, UFC 215 will not be the most keenly remembered card of all time. But that is not to say it did not have its moments.

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College football 2017: Week 2 heroes

By Andrew Kitchener, 13 Sep 2017

Another week of college football is in the books, and, as usual, there were lots of spectacular performances. Here are just a few teams and individuals who covered themselves in gridiron glory, my Week 2 heroes.

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NFL: Five standout players from Week 1

By Christopher Spinks, 13 Sep 2017
NFL: Five standout players from Week 1

Week one has been run and won. Pre-season is done and we are now playing for keeps.

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Golovkin vs Canelo gives the world a real fight

Now that the circus that was Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor is over, and not the farce everybody thought it would be, the world can focus on what should be the most anticipated fight of the year: Gennady Golovkin v Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez.

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Denver Broncos vs Los Angeles Chargers: NFL live scores, blog

The Denver Broncos host the Los Angeles Chargers in a classic AFC West showdown from Mile High Stadium. Join The Roar for live scores and a blog of the match, starting from Tuesday 12:20pm AEST.

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Minnesota Vikings vs New Orleans Saints: NFL live scores, blog

The New Orlean Saints travel to face the Minnesota Vikings to kick off Monday Night Football for 2017. Join The Roar for live scores and a blog of the match, starting from Tuesday 9:10am AEST.

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The Warriors improved during the offseason because of course they did

The Golden State Warriors conquered the NBA world in June when they won their second championship in three seasons.

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New York Giants vs Dallas Cowboys: NFL live scores, blog

The Dallas Cowboys will play host to the New York Giants on Monday morning AEST in Arlington, Texas. Join The Roar for live scores and a blog of the match, starting from 10.30am AEST.

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College football 2017: Week 2 games to watch

By Andrew Kitchener, 9 Sep 2017
College football 2017: Week 2 games to watch

Need a primer for the college football week ahead? Look no further! Here are a few of the games worth checking out in week two.

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New England Patriots vs Kansas City Chiefs: NFL live scores, blog

The New England Patriots host the Kansas City Chiefs in the NFL season opener on Friday morning at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough. Join The Roar for live scores and a blog of the match, starting from 10.30am (AEST).

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Patriots take on Chiefs to open the NFL season

With the regular season merely a few days away, let’s take a look at the opening game of the 2017 season where Alex Smith and the Chiefs travel to Foxborough to take on Tom Brady and the 2016 Super Bowl champion New England Patriots.

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Your American college football forecast: Part 2

By Gordon P Smith, 7 Sep 2017
Your American college football forecast: Part 2

In Part 1, we looked at the expected final records for every one of the 68 teams in the Power Five conferences, So today, let’s look at the other 62 teams.

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Your American college football forecast: Part 1

By Gordon P Smith, 7 Sep 2017
Your American college football forecast: Part 1

With the prelude underway, let’s save you the suspense and tell you up front what the final records will be for each of the Power Five conferences in 2017.

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College football 2017: Week 1 villains

By Andrew Kitchener, 7 Sep 2017
College football 2017: Week 1 villains

In college football, for every hero, there’s a villain, and week one didn’t disappoint in that regard. Here, then, is a collection of teams and individuals who didn’t exactly cover themselves in gridiron glory this week.

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NFC East season predictions

By Adam Schultz, 6 Sep 2017
NFC East season predictions

The NFL season starts on Friday (Australian time), with the Cowboys looking to do something no team has done in the NFC East since the 2004 Eagles – go back-to-back winning the division.

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Ezekiel Elliott playing college football for Ohio State.

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Brad Wing New York Giants NFL

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Sydney Cup college football NFL

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Ben Simmons dribbles

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American footballer and Dallas Cowboys Ezekiel Elliott

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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady

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Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott (4) and Tony Romo (9) warm up

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Conor McGregor Floyd Mayweather Boxing 2017

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