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FedEx Cup Playoffs;  Cameron Smith joins LIV, St Jude Championship, scores, Jason Day

FedEx Cup Playoffs; Cameron Smith joins LIV, St Jude Championship, scores, Jason Day

World No.2 Cameron Smith kept his cool amid a growing storm about his potential defection to Saudi-backed LIV Golf and declared he was ready to “cop some heat” for pre-tournament denials. The Telegraph this week reported Smith had inked $140 million (AUD) to join the Greg Norman-run league with fellow Aussie Marc Leishman. Smith was …

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Manase Fainu, Manly NRL player who stabbed church youth leader, to remain on bail

Manly Sea Eagles NRL player Manase Fainu will remain on bail over the weekend after being found guilty of stabbing a church youth leader in a brawl outside a Sydney dance. Key points: Fainu had pleaded not guilty He was stood down under the NRL’s no-fault policy in 2019 Fainu played 34 NRL matches across …

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NRL news 2022: Penrith Panthers suffer rare defeat in heavyweight bout with Melbourne Storm

NRL news 2022: Penrith Panthers suffer rare defeat in heavyweight bout with Melbourne Storm

It was touted as a heavyweight bout between two sides who hate each other and it even featured some late biff in the Riff, but it was Melbourne who issued a Storm warning that should strike fear into the rest of the NRL. It was less than a month ago that Craig Bellamy said he …

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NRL 2022, New Zealand Warriors, Canterbury Bulldogs round 22 match report, match highlights, injuries, coach press conferences

NRL 2022, New Zealand Warriors, Canterbury Bulldogs round 22 match report, match highlights, injuries, coach press conferences

The Warriors have powered home with three tries in the last six minutes to demolish the Bulldogs 42-18 at Mt Smart Stadium on Friday night. With Tohu Harris and Addin Fonua-Blake turning on the power and Shaun Johnson turning back the clock, the Warriors sent the parochial Auckland crowd home happy with the seven-tries-to-three win. …

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Ross Taylor edited racially insensitive comments out of autobiography

– This article originally appeared on stuff.co.nz and is reproduced with permission Cricket great Ross Taylor says he edited sections of racially insensitive comments out of his new autobiography to protect the identity of some Black Caps players. Taylor has revealed, in Ross Taylor Black & White, that he was a victim of casual racism …

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AFL 2022: Alastair Clarkson to sign with North Melbourne, contract, GWS Giants, Adem Yze

AFL 2022: Alastair Clarkson to sign with North Melbourne, contract, GWS Giants, Adem Yze

North Melbourne are reportedly set to land the man they covet with the news to be announced next week. The bottom of the ladder club have offered master coach Alastair Clarkson a monster five-year contract, according to The Age’s Jake Niall. Watch every blockbuster AFL match this weekend Live & Ad-Break Free In-Play on Kayo. …

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Brisbane hold on for 15-point win over St Kilda as Cam Rayner leads final-quarter charge

Brisbane have enhanced their AFL top-four prospects and all but buried St Kilda’s finals hopes with a hard-fought 15-point win at Docklands Stadium. Hugh McCluggage (23 disposals) and Cam Rayner (four goals) starred for the Lions, who dominated the first half on Friday night and resisted a stunning fightback from their hosts. Mason Wood (four …

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Transfer Whispers, Dylan Brown, contract extensions, transfer news, Parramatta Eels signing, re-signing, off-contract players, Isaiah Papali'i backflip

Transfer Whispers, Dylan Brown, contract extensions, transfer news, Parramatta Eels signing, re-signing, off-contract players, Isaiah Papali’i backflip

Isaiah Papali’i’s management has reportedly confirmed the Eels backrower will honor his Tigers contract, ending speculation surrounding his future. According to the SMH, Tim Sheens, who will take the coaching reins in 2023, spoke to agent Dan O’Loughlin regarding Papali’i’s doubts. The merger club were reportedly assured the 23-year-old would land in Leichhardt for the …

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a Celtics jersey with the number 6 on front in a display case next to an image of Bill Russell

NBA legend and civil rights activist Bill Russell’s number 6 jersey to be retired league-wide

US basketball legend Bill Russell’s number 6 jersey is being retired across the National Basketball Association (NBA). Key points: The NBA will permanently retire the jersey number for all teams Players like LeBron James, who currently wears the number, can continue to wear it until their careers end Russell, an 11-time NBA champion, died on …

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