Talking points: Brumbies errors, Crusaders curse adds to Jaguares pain

Dumb decisions threaten to ruin the ACT Brumbies' season after another disappointing loss on Sunday. Here are the talking points after the Argentina Jaguares won 25-20 at Canberra Stadium. TIME TO TALK ABOUT SUPER RUGBY REFS Australian referee Angus Gardner didn't take kindly to David Pocock. Or Sam Carter. Or the Brumbies in general in a five-point loss. David Pocock […]

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Simmons posts NBA playoff triple-double in fiery encounter

Ben Simmons had the first playoff triple-double by a rookie in nearly 40 years as the Philadelphia 76ers outlasted the Miami Heat 106-102 to move within one victory of the second round. The 76ers lead the eastern conference series 3-1 and can close out the Heat when play resumes in Philadelphia on Tuesday night. Ben Simmons guards Miami’s Goran Dragic. […]

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Rare Cahill cameo can't stop Millwall rot

Man of the moment Ryan Sessegnon has helped fire promotion-chasing Fulham to a 3-0 Championship win over Millwall. Cameo: Tim Cahill got a quarter of an hour for Millwall overnight. The teenager, who recently became the first player from outside the top flight nominated for the PFA's young player of the year award and then scooped five honours at the […]

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10 Times Vince McMahon Was Not Boss Of The Year (And 10 Times He Was Better Than We Thought)

In order to earn recognition as a true professional wrestling legend, it’s basically a requirement for sports entertainers to spend at least a little bit of time working for Vince McMahon. Sure, plenty of other promoters and wrestling business owners exist, but none are nearly as successful as McMahon’s WWE Universe, which has been the top-ranked promotion in the industry […]

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Spring tip turns into Champagne moment for Price with Seabrook

A tip from Newcastle trainer Rod Ollerton has delivered a first group 1 winner to his good mate Tony Price as Seabrook finally got some luck in the Champagne Stakes at Randwick on Saturday. Ollerton took Royal Tudor, which he trains for Price, south for the spring and the horse was stabled with Melbourne trainer Mick Price. Ollerton was helping […]

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Reborn Tiger Conca to open contract talks mid-year

Reece Conca will open contract renegotiations with Richmond mid-year, and could again attract interest from his home town of Perth after a strong start to the new campaign. Conca, 25, had not been a regular selection for the Tigers since 2014 when he played 19 matches. In the past three seasons, he has managed a combined 15 games because of […]

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Fed Cup: ‘I’ll bounce back' vows Sam Stosur after shock loss

Wollongong: Samantha Stosur’s home struggles have reached new lows, with the former grand slam champion suffering her worst loss in Australia. Making her Fed Cup singles debut, world No.210 Lesley Kerkhove humbled Stosur 7-5, 7-6 (7-1) on Saturday to earn the Netherlands a shock early lead in their World Group playoff in Wollongong. Shocking result: Lesley Kerkhove and Sam Stosur […]

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Tide turns in stoush pitting golden boy DCE versus bad boy Hastings

Daly Cherry-Evans and Jackson Hastings had dinner on Thursday night. You read that right. It wasn’t a candle-lit affair but, interestingly, it was with the remainder of the Sea Eagles team. The same teammates who, according to some, can’t stand Hastings and don’t want to be anywhere near him. On the outer: Jackson Hastings with the Blacktown Workers Sea Eagles. […]

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Ben Alexander's Owls' comeback ends in draw as props dominate

Three ACT Brumbies props almost pulled of a hat-trick of John I Dent Cup miracles on Saturday, but Ben Alexander's first game in six years for the Uni-Norths Owls ended in heartbreak. The individual club rugby tales of Alexander, Faalelei Sione and Les Leuluaialii-Makin were the perfect subplot to three separate tense battles in the capital's premier division. Charlie Luteru […]

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