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No Hollywood ending for Blind Side star

The story of Michael Oher, a homeless and traumatized boy who became an All American football player and first round NFL draft pick with the help of a caring woman and her family. Quinton Aaron as Michael Oher and Sandra Bullock as Leigh Anne Tuohy in a scene from 2010 …

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NBA star insists this child is his

NBA: The Boston Celtics introduce their new Aussie big man, Aron Baynes. Mike Conley with his wife and son Myles. THERE’S a lot to love about the internet. Unfortunately, there’s also a lot to loathe. Love: A couple of random people with a Twitter account were able to elicit a …

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Player involved in new AFL scandal

NRL gender adviser Catharine Lumby says AFL should stay out of its employee’s love lives. AFLNT CEO Michael Solomon speaks to media about the cancelled games due to the cyclone warning. THE AFL is embroiled in a new scandal involving an “inappropriate relationship” between a married league executive and an …

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How terror will change Aussie stadiums

A huge contingent of fans leave Adelaide Oval after a Showdown. Picture: Tom Huntley MAJOR changes are likely at Australian stadiums as authorities rethink security in a desperate attempt to stop the Manchester atrocity being repeated here. Officials at some of our most famous stadiums, including the MCG, are considering …

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‘Are you kidding me? It’s 2017’

Aly Raisman will not be messed with. IF YOU don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say it to Aly Raisman. The 22-year-old gymnast called out an unnamed male Wednesday on Twitter following an uncomfortable interaction in real time. — Alexandra Raisman (@Aly_Raisman) May 24, 2017 — Alexandra Raisman (@Aly_Raisman) …

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World’s strongest man is terrifying

Strongman Brian Shaw poses with Arnold Schwarzenegger during a visit to Melbourne earlier this year. Picture: Robert Cianflone/Getty Images MOVE over Rock. You too Mountain. This man has the jump on both of you. Four-time World’s Strongest Man winner Brian Shaw has made two of the biggest hulks in Hollywood …

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‘Unbelievable’: Olympic feud erupts

We could be here a while. OK, so it’s important to note, as pointed out by Aussie NBA star Andrew Bogut, this is not a matter of life and death. This is just a case of two Australian Olympic stars and teammates sharing some unpleasant words on Twitter almost a …

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‘Dating Khloe cost me $70 million’

Khloe Kardashian — career killer? Pic: AFP BASKETBALL player Rashad McCants considers his once-promising NBA career another casualty of the Kardashians. Speaking with the Charlotte Observer, McCants blamed his relationship with Khloe Kardashian for ruining his time in the league, which lasted a mere five seasons. “Without that situation in …

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‘Like running around with a lightning rod’

Hawaiian big wave surfer Laird Hamilton thinks that the biggest reason for shark attacks is women on their periods. Big wave surfer Laird Hamilton reckons women get bitten by sharks because the animal can sniff out periods A HAWAIIAN big wave surfer reckons he knows the “biggest, most common reason” …

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‘Shame on you’: Tennis legend under fire

Australian tennis legend Margaret Court. TENNIS legend Martina Navratilova says it might be time to change the name of Margaret Court Arena after the Australian great said she would stop using Qantas “where possible” in protest at the airline’s promotion of same-sex marriage. Court’s stance has prompted a fierce backlash, …

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