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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FOUL STENCH OF SUPER BOWL LIII WILL DISAPPEAR FOR SUPER BOWL CVII

That is Super Bowl 107 for any who did not experience the benefit of classical education that included Roman numerals and instruction in the use of an abacus. There was once a commentator who ranked the AFL Grand Finals with a set of criteria, the most memorable of which seemed to be that no Grand…

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WEST TIGERS & CEO RESPOND EARLY TO NRL CAP BREACHES

It seems as though the NRL needs more enforcement personnel on deck, as the various clubs demonstrate endless creativity in getting around the salary cap. Maybe they could get a few of those manning the replay bunker, which would give truth to the statement that justice is blind. West Tigers beat the deadline to respond…

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NFL NEEDS SUPPER SUPER BOWL TO SCRAPE EGG OFF LEAGUE FACE

It is reputedly one of the largest single day punting events in the world, the concluding game of the NFL 2018 –2019 season, the Super Bowl. A more appropriate name would be Super Bore – Bonus Bets. Following the travesty foisted on the New Orleans Saints, the Los Angeles Rams will be spending the week…

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