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Chelsea can't save their season by winning the FA Cup… but it could be the last chance for underperforming stars to salvage theirs

Sure we could still pip Spurs to the hallowed fourth spot that served Arsène Wenger so well in terms of ‘trophies’ over the years, but I’m sure you’ll agree there’s nothing better than watching your team pick up a piece of silverware, especially at Wembley. It’s been a less than impressive league campaign this time around and as defending champions […]

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‘Electric-Blue Auroras’ Light Up The Sky After Earth Gets Blasted By Sudden Solar Storm

The spectacular northern lights were enhanced by amped-up solar winds, explains NASA researcher. An unexpected solar geomagnetic storm hit Earth on April 20. As a result, the skies in the Northern Hemisphere lit up with a stunning light show of uniquely colored auroras, Space.com reports. The United States and Canada witnessed a mesmerizing display of green and “electric-blue” auroras, which […]

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Muscat sings Berisha's praises after last-gasp winner

Strike force: Coach Kevin Muscat congratulates Besart Berisha for scoring the stunning late winner that sent Victory through to a semi-final clash against the Sky Blues. Melbourne Victory coach Kevin Muscat paid tribute to the serial winner, Besart Berisha, for delivering a last-gasp winner in spectacular style to send his team into a semi final showdown with Sydney FC next […]

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English club makes multimillion-dollar play for Folau: reports

Australian rugby's biggest competitor for Israel Folau's signature appears to be European rugby and not the NRL after English club Sale reportedly made a $1.4 million-a-season bid for the dual international. Sunday's edition of The Rugby Paper reported the Greater Manchester club, which is also home to former Wallaby James O'Connor and England bad boy Danny Cipriani before he moved […]

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It's not cricket, and that's the whole idea

It was over as soon as it began. Kevin Pietersen hoisted Will Sutherland over the rope at mid-wicket and so won final of cricket’s latest, most exciting and, most importantly, most lucrative competition yet, the Cambridge Analytica One-Off (OO). The MCG crowd went wild and then went home, in plenty of time for Master Surgeon (thanks, Shaun Micallef). Illustration: Jim […]

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The AFL's great divide: Is your club a renovator or a rebuilder?

"For some clubs, grand final day is towards the end of November and that's because they've got all those high draft picks, but that's never been our go." – Alastair Clarkson, April 2, 2018. To some ears, Alastair Clarkson's description of the national draft as the grand final for certain clubs might sound boastful. But Clarkson's statement was largely accurate […]

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Warriors take 3-0 lead over heavy-hearted Spurs

San Antonio’s Tony Parker drives. Patty Mills' San Antonio Spurs played valiantly with heavy hearts but were unable to topple the Golden State Warriors in game three of their NBA play-off series. The Warriors' 110-97 win in San Antonio, led by Kevin Durant's 26 points, gave the defending NBA champions a commanding 3-0 series lead and placed them just one […]

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