News: Sport

Pearce excited after 'really emotional time'

Tuesday  17:21,   21 november 2017
Wide World of Sports

Former Sydney Roosters halfback Mitchell Pearce has spoken to media a day after he was granted a release from the club. Pearce had two years left on his deal with the Roosters but the arrival of former Melbourne Storm halfback Cooper Cronk put the[...]

Bancroft no longer has baggy-green blues

Tuesday  17:21,   21 november 2017
MSN

Cameron Bancroft has explained his career-best form, saying he has finally managed to stop stressing about his desperate desire to don the baggy green.By removing the baggy green from front of mind, Cameron Bancroft has earned the right to put it on [...]

Handscomb set for Barmy Army Ashes banter

Tuesday  12:35,   21 november 2017
MSN

Peter Handscomb, the Australian batsman who is the son of two English parents, can't wait to see what the Barmy Army has in store for him in the Ashes opener.Handscomb, preparing to feature in his first Ashes series, certainly hopes[...]

Meninga sticks with same 17 for WCup semi

Tuesday  11:17,   21 november 2017
MSN

The Kangaroos have named an unchanged line-up for their Rugby League World Cup quarter-final against Fiji in Brisbane. A win for the Kangaroos will put them through to a final against England or Tonga at Suncorp Stadium. © Nigel Roddis -[...]

Aussies want to end careers of Poms - Nathan Lyon

Tuesday  09:50,   21 november 2017
MSN

The spinner believes the English carry scars heading into the Ashes series down under.Australia's cricketers want to end the Test careers of some Englishmen while winning the Ashes, spinner Nathan Lyon[...]

How Maloney cost himself $200,000

Tuesday  09:09,   21 november 2017
Sporting News

Someone needs to teach Maloney when to be quiet!The Penrith-bound halfback accidently blurted out details of his third-party deal to the media, forcing the NRL to step[...]

Fired-up Joel Embiid powers 76ers over Jazz 107-86

Tuesday  09:09,   21 november 2017
Associated Press

Joel Embiid was missing shots and upset with his play. That all changed with a theatrical, crowd-pleasing and game-changing flop.Ben Simmons had a career-high 27 points and 10 rebounds, a fired-up Embiid added 15 points and 11 rebounds despite a[...]

Aussies want to end careers of Poms: Lyon

Tuesday  06:45,   21 november 2017
MSN

Spinner Nathan Lyon hopes Australia don't just win the Ashes but end the Test careers of some Englishmen in the process.Lyon has fanned the flames ahead of the first Test in Brisbane from Thursday, saying some Poms remain scarred from their last [...]

Des Hasler begins Supreme Court action against Canterbury Bulldogs

Tuesday  06:45,   21 november 2017
MSN

Des Hasler has begun legal action against Canterbury after being sacked just five months after the club announced a two-year contract extension. Hasler's legal team have filed documents in the Supreme Court, with the alleged breach of contract case[...]

AFL to retain the bounce for 2018 and beyond

Tuesday  06:45,   21 november 2017
The Age

The AFL Commission has decided to retain the bounce despite umpire calls for it to be scrapped. They approved a recommendation from the AFL's football operations department on Tuesday to retain the unique feature of the game that was first[...]

Green joins Warriors after Manly clear way for Pearce

Tuesday  03:25,   21 november 2017
Sporting News

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Nathan Lyon says Australian attack will leave England “broken” again

Tuesday  03:25,   21 november 2017
Press Association

The first Ashes Test starts at the Gabba on ThursdayAustralia off-spinner Lyon recalls watching Mitchell Johnson’s extreme pace intimidate the 2013-14 tourists to such an extent that they were already “broken” after the first[...]

Tennis world pays tribute to Novotna

Tuesday  03:24,   21 november 2017
Wide World of Sports

The global tennis community has lined up on social media to pay tribute to Jana Novotna, following her shock passing after a long battle with cancer on Monday.Novotna's selfless gesture was revealed by tennis journalist Anuradha Santhanam on Twitter [...]

Sydney Roosters release Mitchell Pearce: the phone call that ended his 11 years at the club

Tuesday  01:53,   21 november 2017
Sydney Morning Herald

Manly, Sharks and the Knights are the frontrunners to sign the disgruntled halfback.Roosters halfback Mitchell Pearce phoned chairman Nick Politis on Monday afternoon and could not have been any clearer about how he felt about Cooper Cronk's[...]

Brighton recover twice to share points with Stoke

Tuesday  01:53,   21 november 2017
Reuters

Promoted Brighton's promising Premier League campaign continued as they twice came from behind to earn a 2-2 draw at home to Stoke City on Monday. Stoke's Swiss midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri created the opener with a fine long pass to forward Eric[...]