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Hocking: Burton suspension would have meant bump was banned

Suspending Hawthorn's Ryan Burton for the bump he laid on North Melbourne's Shaun Higgins would have spelled the end of the bump as part of the game according to AFL football operations manager Steve Hocking. Hocking said he would not appeal the decision, having played a part in the decision by the match review officer Michael Christian to clear Burton. […]

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Origin? Me? Honest Jack Bird needs to find himself before a NSW jumper

Brisbane's glorious autumn weather has done little to improve the mood of Jack Bird. He's a pessimistic playmaker at the moment, a forlorn five-eighth falling short of his expectations on the field and lumping around enough collective guilt to dazzle a backline of lapsed Catholics. Bird has taken Brisbane's early season struggles to heart, saying he misplaced his mojo somewhere […]

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Leicester star Riyad Mahrez will almost certainly leave the club this summer… but will do so as a true Foxes legend

Amongst fans, it’s considered generally inevitable the Algerian will finally get his wish to leave the King Power Stadium. Having tried on two occasions to get a move away from Leicester, it seems fairly certain that this summer, Mahrez will finally get the transfer he desires. His questionable handling in trying to force a move to Manchester City in January […]

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Napoli flight home 'delayed' as party breaks out in Italian city following 1-0 win over Juventus to keep alive Serie A title hopes

The Serie A title race is now ON with four games to go after Kalidou Koulibaly's last-minute header gave Maurizio Sarri's side a smash-and-grab victory. They haven't won any trophies yet – and sit second with four games to go – but the Partenopei have been partying like they have won the title already. Fans took to the streets to let off […]

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CM Punk, Stone Cold Steve Austin and Chyna… WWE stars who fell out with Vince McMahon's company

WWE has rightly celebrated his life and career, but the company wasn’t always on good terms with Sammartino. He’s one of several top stars who notoriously fell out with WWE and its chairman Vince McMahon. Sun Sport looks at six legends with real-life grudges against WWE. Bruno Sammartino The “Living Legend” was WWE’s longest reigning champion ever, holding the belt […]

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Welcome to Sin City, Andrew Bogut. You are now one of us.

Dear Andrew, Welcome to Sin City, big man! Can I call you “big man”? At 213cm tall — seven foot in the old scale — that’s pretty bloody big. How about we call you “Bogeyman”? Let’s go with that. Anyway, we’re already in a lather up here after hearing that you, NBA superstar Andrew Bogut, will be coming to our […]

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