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Ball tampering crisis not over yet

The dust has settled and Cricket Australia has handed down its punishment for Steve Smith, Dave Warner and Cameron Bancroft. Smith and Warner got a 12-month ban as well as losing their leadership roles, while Bancroft got nine months for his role…
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Every team cheats (except mine)

What have we learned from three weeks of rugby league? 1) The Warriors are undefeated 2) The Knights and Tigers are competitive 3) The Raiders and the Eels haven’t won a game, despite both being tipped to play in September. The last…
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Feel sorry for Rafa? Yeah right!

Rafa has departed and the dust has settled on the Australian Open for another year. And while Caroline Wozniacki and Roger Federer enjoy their respective wins, Rafael Nadal was a tad upset about scheduling, claiming that poor scheduling will lead to more…
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Time to give Renshaw another go?

Over the years Australian cricket selectors have copped plenty of criticism for some of their decisions. In this Ashes series they dropped the incumbent gloveman, Matt Wade, after a few years of average glovework and poor work with the bat. Instead of…
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Big slice of humble pie from Cook 

After describing England batsman Alastair Cook as “fragile” some people might think I should eat humble pie. But I stand by my comments because Cook’s batting has been fragile and I wouldn’t waste my hard-earned money betting on England. First, let’s take…