BOGUT BACK TO NBA DEPENDENT ON KINGS BESTOWING BLESSING

Some NBA teams have their eyes on Andrew Bogut. We never thought to be writing those words, but Bogut just may have parlayed a season with the Sydney Kings in the NBL into another stint with the world’s top basketball league. Give or take a game or two, the NBA clubs around 20 games remaining…

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INTER CONFERENCE SUPER RUGBY CLASH BRUMBIES V HURRICANES

With the concussion cobwebs cleared, David Pocock has been cleared to take his place in the Brumbies when they face the Hurricanes. The Brumbies have made some wholesale changes to their forward pack, but having Pocock back in the sort of change most coaches would welcome. He was stood down for a game following an…

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JONATHAN THURSTON WELCOMES FOURTH CHILD INTO FAMILY

Congratulations to Johnathan Thurston and Samantha on the birth of their first child. We wish them well, hope that perhaps some of JT’s athletic DNA is passed along, and would be remiss if we did not mention the uncanny resemblance between JT and Jim Halpern of the American version of “The Office.” JT has not…

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DUSTIN JOHNSON PUBLIC ENEMY NUMBER ONE OF TREE HUGGERS

When we saw the video of Dustin Johnson hitting three trees on the same hole, our initial reaction is that someone had posted the video of one of our recent rounds, despite the fact that there is absolutely physical zero resemblance between ourselves and Johnson. Our golf games are very similar, although we hit far…

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OCONNOR COMPLETES TRIBUNAL THAT WILL SELECT 2019 WALLABIES

Michael O’Connor has been chosen to complete the trifecta of selectors for the Wallabies, joining Coach Michael Cheika and recently named Director of Rugby Scott Johnson. The three have a gargantuan task to pick the squad they will field in this year’s competition, which includes the 2019 World Cup. One of their choices, unfortunately, does…

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VELAZQUEZ WORKS NEARLY THREE YEARS FOR 26 SECOND COMEBACK

We once had to miss some of our writing duties because of using our left thumb, the one that manages the spacebar, to smack a hammer that was sledging us. All of our articles looked like this: Winxwonher30thinarowbeatingastrongfieldeasily. Our editor was not impressed, although he might have missed an opportunity to get his content at…

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STRONG AUSTALIAN S SHOWING INCLUCING ADAM SCOTT GENISIS OPEN

There is Adam Scott, lurking again. Lurking in a good way. Since the people who make the rules decided to try and speed up play by allowing players the option of putting with the flagstick still in the cup, Scott has been reborn. Of course, he always seems to be strong in the early part…

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SUN REFUSES TO SHINE ON NEW SUNS AT GOLD COAST

Out with the old, in with the new. As though Stuart Dew did not have enough on his plate simply by being the head coach of the Gold Coast Suns, his list for the 2019 Toyota AFL Premiership competition has 25 new players and staff, as it seems that all the gold on the Gold…

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WARNE WEIGHS IN EARLY ON AUSTRALIAS ASHES 11

Say what you will about Shane Warne. According to Warne, free speech is free to any and all who have bought a copy of “No Spin.” Here it is early February, and Warne has disclosed his XI for The Ashes in August, in England. Some say that Warne is one to hold a grudge, but…

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AFLW IN EARLY GOING APPEARS TO BE KANGAROOS THEN EVERYONE ELSE

AFLW in Early Going Appears to be Kangaroos then Everyone Else First one to blink loses? More like first one to lose blinks. The AFLW is having its first season using the rare in Australian sports format of conference play. It is so rare, in fact, that the creative brain trust that is doing such…

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MAROONS IN NEED OF SMOKE & MIRRORS TO OBTAIN TAUMALOLO

It is hard to fathom why the NRL seems to be intent on preventing Jason Taumalolo from representing for the Maroons for this year’s State of Origin series. The brain trust of the Maroons first obstacle was to see if the North Queensland Cowboy backrower could be freed of his connection to Tonga in order…

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SUPER STALE BOWL AVOIDS CONTROVERSIAL OFFICIATING

There was not one single play requiring interminable video review in Super Bowl LIII, either, which is too bad, because they were ready with over 150 cameras to record every conceivable angle. Some of the cameras were capable of shooting at extreme high frame rates and super-high resolution, but in the end, went unused. There…

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