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Boil over: CA ready to enter arbritraion

Cricket Australia CEO James Sutherland is ready to take the pay war to independent abitration. CRICKET Australia has slapped the players association for a strategy of stalling tactics that has put the home summer and potentially the Ashes back in jeopardy. Declaring the Australian Cricketers Association was not interested in …

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Western woe: ‘They’re run by imbeciles’

AFL: Dual premiership Kangaroo David King has slammed the attitude of the West Coast Eagles and believes veterans like Mark LeCras shouldn’t play again. Tough times. (Photo by Darrian Traynor/Getty Images) THE brutal criticism of the West Coast Eagles continues as the glamour club from the West becomes an easy …

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Premier League grounds then and now

IT’S been 25 years since the Premier League was born. Back in 1992, the old First Division was scrapped after 104 years, as a breakaway league was formed in time of the 92-93 campaign, with 22 teams ready to do battle. Of course, football has changed dramatically since that day, …

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Broncos drop drugs bombshell

BRISBANE coach Wayne Bennett has revealed the extent of James Roberts’ problems included drug use after the in-form centre on Thursday inked a four-year extension with the Broncos. Roberts has received a huge boost in the lead-up to Friday night’s clash against Parramatta, signing the most lucrative deal of his …

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Race watch: Davo’s tips for Rosehill

Horse Racing: Winx has won her first barrier trial this morning at Randwick Race course. Gold Symphony will be hard to beat in the Winter Challenge. THE Daily Telegraph’s Brad Davidson runs the rule over every race, including speed maps and suggested bets for Rosehill Gardens on Saturday. HOT TIPS: …

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‘He won one premiership by a kick’

Long-time foes Kevin Sheedy and Paul Roos. Kevin Sheedy wants Paul Roos’ criticism of the Giants plastered throughout their changerooms, saying it should act as a soldering iron to their players’ backsides. GWS is in a slump and Roos, the 2005 Sydney premiership coach, criticised the Giants after their round …

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Cavs’ awkward response to Kyrie chaos

CAVALIERS owner Dan Gilbert spent more than 30 minutes presenting a positive portrait of his franchise. The reality is that the Cavs are troubled. In his first public comments since Kyrie Irving asked to be traded, Gilbert would not confirm whether he’ll honour the All-Star point guard’s request, but he …

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Wildcats complete roster with final import

NBA: Australian NBA player Patty Mills has been announced as the latest Commonwealth Games ambassador. Derek Cooke Jr. in 2015. THE Perth Wildcats have completed their roster with the signing of import, Derek Cook Jr. The team announced the signing of the Cooke Jr. on Thursday, with the Washington D.C. …

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Mayweather’s plan to mess with Conor

Floyd Mayweather has already tried goading Conor McGregor by draping himself in the Irish flag. (Photo by Mike Lawrie/Getty Images) FLOYD Mayweather is set to have Nate Diaz walk him out to the ring for his eagerly-anticipated superfight with Conor McGregor, a close pal of the boxer claims. One of …

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Novak Djokovic drops tennis bombshell

Tennis: Novak Djokovic has been ruled out for the remainder of 2017 with an elbow injury. A niggling elbow has ended Novak’s hope at another US Open crown. TENNIS superstar Novak Djokovic has pulled the pin on 2017 in a shock move after a disappointing end to his Wimbledon campaign. …

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