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Danger, danger, high voltage: Why Dangerfield will remain a Crow

We’re only two weeks into the 2015 season and already some big calls have been made.

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How much will Gary Ablett be worth at the end of this season?

It was sad watching Gary Ablett through the opening fortnight of this AFL season; it was a case of the mind being willing but the body unable to follow suit.

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Select for size must be the Wallabies’ World Cup scrum mantra

Recently, former England coach Clive Woodward issued a blunt assessment of the Wallaby scrum.

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My two top Australian rugby league teams since 1948

Yesterday’s piece with the list of candidates for my teams sparked plenty of debate, and some class teams have already been named. Here are mine.

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Top 10 quarterbacks for the 2015 NFL Draft

The upcoming NFL Draft is set to take place April 30 through May 2 in Chicago, Illinois. Here is a breakdown of the top ten college quarterbacks from last season.

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The knockers are too harsh: the 2015 Sydney Carnival was a success

The 2015 Sydney Carnival comes to a close on Saturday when the final two of 21 Group 1 races are run at Randwick.

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Can the WEC sportscars series challenge Formula One?

There was a stark contrast in the entertainment value of the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix compared to the opening round of the World Endurance Championship (WEC) sportscars event at Silverstone last weekend.

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My 2014-15 NBA award winners

With the NBA regular season finishing today, it is time to nominate who should win the 2014-15 NBA awards.

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Socceroos road to Russia: How far can they go under Ange?

There may be a degree of the unknown in what awaits the Socceroos in the first phase of qualifying for Russia 2018 after Tuesday’s draw, but there’s also a sense of anticipation that wasn’t there at the beginning of the past two qualifying cycles.

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The Roar’s NRL expert tips: Round 7

It is official. Round 6 of the National rugby league was the toughest round to pick in the history of the universe, or so I keep telling myself after scoring a disastrous two from eight.

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The Roar’s AFL expert tips and predictions: Round 3

It has been a tough opening two rounds of tipping as the season’s early movers establish themselves. In an attempt to make sense of it all, The Roar‘s panel of expert AFL tippers are back to share their tips and predictions for Round 3.

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SMITHY: Looking for interchange reform? Don’t ask the clubs

Recently I read that the NRL’s Head of football, Todd Greenberg, has circulated all clubs asking them to pick their favourite interchange and replacements model from the menu of all possibilities.

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Fitzroy Reds: A footy love story

Last Saturday, I spent the day on the hill watching Brighton beat my old club, Fitzroy Reds, pretty easily in B Grade amateurs.

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As Australia took the Mickey, so too could England spill Moores’ blood

When Mickey Arthur was unceremoniously given his marching orders in the lead-up to the 2013 Ashes, it was a development that was both surprising and the opposite.

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My two top Australian rugby league teams since 1948

After the vigorous and interesting debate answering yesterday’s Is Thurston the greatest ever Australian rugby league halfback? article, let’s expand on that concopt.

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MASCORD: Sending players off is in the rules, so it’s time to use it

Lots of codswallop has been said and written over the past couple of days about the send-off rule and what has happened to it.

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Riders of the Paris-Roubaix

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Marcus Bontempelli

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Johnathan Thurston for the North Queensland Cowboys

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Somewhere along the line, did standing up for what you believe in and being a footballer become mutually exclusive? (AAP Image/Theron Kirkman)

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Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles coach Geoff Toovey answers questions at a press conference in Sydney on Wednesday, May 8, 2013. (AAP Image/Paul Miller)

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Canterbury Bulldogs NRL coach, Des Hasler,

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Western Bulldogs coach Luke Beveridge

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Ben Simmons dunks

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Jordan Spieth of the US

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The Roar of the crowd

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[VIDEO] Brumbies vs Rebels Highlights: Super Rugby scores, blog

The Brumbies host their southern neighbours the Rebels in this intriguing intra-conference game. Join us on The Roar for live scores and commentary from 7:20pm (AEST).

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[VIDEO] Melbourne Storm vs Sydney Roosters Highlights: NRL scores, blog

After two straight defeats, the Sydney Roosters face the in-form Melbourne Storm at AAMI Park. Join The Roar for live scores and commentary from 7:30pm (AEST).

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[VIDEO] Brisbane Roar vs Melbourne Victory highlights: A-League scores, blog

Following their 2-1 win over Brisbane Roar at Suncorp, Melbourne Victory return in hopes of securing first position on the A-League ladder. Join The Roar from 7:30pm (AEST) for live scores and commentary.

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[VIDEO] North Melbourne Kangaroos vs Port Adelaide Power highlights: AFL scores, blog

MATCH REPORT: It was a thrilling match but in the end the Port Adelaide Power scored their first victory for the year, defeating the North Melbourne Kangaroos by eight points.

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[VIDEO] Brisbane vs Richmond, highlights: 2015 AFL live scores, blog

Match result: The Richmond Tigers have made it 8 straight wins against the Brisbane Lions with a 79 point win at the GABBA on Saturday night. RICHMOND 21 11 137 BRISBANE 8 10 58

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[VIDEO] North Queensland Cowboys vs New Zealand Warriors Highlights: NRL scores, blog

The North Queensland Cowboys are looking to continue their run of form as they host the New Zealand Warriors from 1300 Smiles Stadium. Join The Roar from 5:15pm (AEST) for live scores and commentary.

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[VIDEO] Western Sydney Wanderers vs Adelaide United highlights: A-League scores, blog

Match result: Adelaide United’s top two – and Premier Plate – challenge is over after losing to the Western Sydney Wanderers 2-1 at Pirtek Stadium in front of 9837 fans.

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[VIDEO] Sydney Swans vs GWS Giants, highlights: AFL live scores, blog

There’s nothing like a derby! The Sydney Swans host the Greater Western Sydney Giants in the Battle of the Bridge, with one side set to suffer their first defeat of the campaign. Join The Roar from 4:35pm (AEST) to find out which.

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[VIDEO] Gold Coast Titans vs Penrith Panthers: Highlights, NRL live scores, blog

The Gold Coast Titans have won two on the trot, but they will need to improve on their atrocious road record when they host the Penrith Panthers on Saturday afternoon. Join The Roar for live scores and commentary from 3:00pm.

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[VIDEO] Hurricanes vs Waratahs highlights: Super Rugby scores, blog

Match result: The NSW Waratahs have inflicted the first loss of the season to the Wellington Hurriances as they defeated the New Zealand team at home 29-24. WARATAHS 29 HURRICANES 24

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[VIDEO] Adelaide Crows vs Melbourne Demons highlights: AFL scores, blog

MATCH REPORT: The Adelaide Crows held off a strong challenge from a fast-starting Melbourne Demons outfit today, eventually winning by 25 points.

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[VIDEO] Carlton Blues vs Essendon Bombers, highlights: AFL live scores, blog

Can the Carlton Blues pick themselves up after two defeats and beat their traditional rivals, or will the Essendon Bombers continue on from their surprise victory over last year’s premiers? Join The Roar for live scores and commentary from 1:45pm (AEST).

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2015 NBA playoffs: Opening round preview

By Nathan Farebrother, 18 Apr 2015
2015 NBA playoffs: Opening round preview

The 2014-15 NBA regular season has concluded and it was played hard until the final day. Finally, we now know the make-up of the playoffs.

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The best of the rest: Top ten rookie drafted players

Fresh off my last series of articles, where I revisited AFL drafts of the past, I decided I wanted to finish on an article which looks at the best rookie draft picks from 2001.

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State of Origin 2015 early edition: Queensland’s back-row

Who is in contention to play in the back-row for Queensland in the 2015 State of Origin series? Will Mal Meninga choose Nate Myles, Corey Parker, Sam Thaiday or a bolter?

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North Melbourne vs Port Adelaide: preview

By Dylan Matthews, 18 Apr 2015
North Melbourne vs Port Adelaide: preview

Two top-four aspirants face off when the North Melbourne Kangaroos host the Port Adelaide Power, with neither side having lived up to their pre-season hype as yet.

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Travis Cloke of the Collingwood Magpies. (Photo: Michael Willson/AFL Media)

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Sydney City FC player Marc Janko

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Michael Weyman celerates his try with Cameron King during the Dragons vs Broncos match. (AAP Image/Action Photographics, Renee McKay)

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Manly Sea Eagles players celebrate a try during their semi-final win over Cronulla Sharks (AAP Image/Dan Himbrechts).

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Roar midfielder Matt McKay (centre) in the rain

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Sonny Bill Williams (C) is tackled as teammate Alex Bradley looks at him

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Phil Walsh is under pressure to grab victory against North Melbourne. (Photo: Michael Willson/AFL Media)

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Gary Ablett of the Suns looks dejected

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Schalk Burger of the Stormers

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