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No wonder gambling is so addictive. Of course, it plays right into that little node in our brain that lights up like Vegas when there’s half a chance of getting something for nothing.
The so-called ‘Bondi Billionaires’ will take no part in the Swans’ Thursday night match against Port Adelaide at the SCG, leading many to ask whether the Swans have a Plan B.
“I play the sport the way I play it. I’m not going to change.” So said Nick Kyrgios in the wake of his bizarre outburst during his opening round match at Wimbledon.
With the Super Rugby season over for the Australian sides, it is time to reminisce. Here is the good, the bad and the beautiful for the Wallabies.
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We take brief jaunt back to the stats sheets this lovely Thursday ahead of the Super Rugby final.
Oh yes, its time to take my talents to a Thursday night. Sydney host the Power in this week’s Thursday night football.
The bye rounds are behind us for another season, which means it’s back to a full nine points up for grabs in Round 14. As they are each and every week, The Roar‘s team of expert AFL tipsters are back with their tips and predictions for Round 14.
There is never a dull moment in the National Rugby League as we inch closer to September footy.
Generations apart, Archie Jackson, Neil Harvey, and Doug Walters were all 19 when they cracked Ashes centuries on debut.
The ongoing investigation into a cocaine trafficking syndicate in Queensland’s south-east is unlikely to snare any further professional sporting identities at this stage.
Part of the Wallabies’ French foreign legion, Drew Mitchell and Matt Giteau, are expected to be named in Australia’s train-squad for the Rugby Championship opener on Thursday afternoon.
Cronulla hooker Michael Ennis is expected to fly to Coffs Harbour and join the NSW camp on Thursday morning after failing in a bid to overturn a high tackle charge at the NRL judiciary on Wednesday night.
Israel Folau has penned a three-year extension to his contract with Australian Rugby Union, which will see him remain a Waratahs and Wallabies player through until the end of the 2018 season.
When you next consider how or why your team is under-performing in a match, or some one tries to tell you that players and teams are inconsistent nowadays – take a deep breath and consider a few facts.
It’s already Round 14 of the 2015 AFL Season, and each team has played 12 games. By now, we’ve got a very good idea of where everyone is at, both from a look and feel perspective and by the numbers.
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Steve Smith’s suitability to batting at three is being questioned in England yet it is the home side who have the biggest problem at first drop for the Ashes.
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MATCH RESULT: The Highlanders have claimed their first Super Rugby title with a 21-14 win over the heavily-favoured Hurricanes at Wellington’s Westpac Stadium.
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MATCH RESULT: Gold Coast have recorded their second win of the season with a stunning 55 point win over North Melbourne at Metricon Stadium.
MATCH RESULT: A five-goals-to-two final quarter has seen Richmond come from behind to record a win over Greater Western Sydney at the MCG.
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It’s always been a controversial idea – taking the top twelve drivers in the championship after twenty-six Sprint Cup Series races, and putting them in their own race-within-a-race.
As if the deaths of former Port Adelaide player John McCarthy, former Melbourne coach Dean Bailey and cricketer Phillip Hughes in the last three years hadn’t already rocked the South Australia sporting landscape, then the shock death of Adelaide Crows coach Phil Walsh will no doubt have hit the hardest.
A lot has been said about Nick Kyrgios’ attitude on the tennis court. Here is some more. He is pretty good.
The 102nd Tour de France starts with a 14km individual time trial (no it isn’t prologue) around the streets of the Dutch city of Utrecht.
Standing at 195 centimetres and tipping the scales at 120 kilograms, most people would judge Taqele Naiyaravoro to be a valuable addition to any rugby league team in the NRL.
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Football is an unpredictable game, and watching it teaches you to expect the unexpected. But it cannot prepare you to deal with something like this.
On the eve of the Ashes, talk and anticipation is building around Australia. But over in England, nobody really cares.
It’s been an exciting week for Orlando fans, as for the first time since Dwight Howard was there, the Magic threw some big money around.
Dear Kieran, from the bottom of my heart, thank you.
Formula One has finally given us something to get excited about.
Listening to the Channel Seven commentary team, you get the impression that, maybe they’re not the biggest fans of the red vest.
With all the hype surrounding Chad Mendes and Conor McGregor, mixed martial arts fans are forgetting that the UFC welterweight title will be defended on the same night.
Marin Cilic and John Isner will meet in the third round for what could be one of the closest matches over Days 5 and 6.
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