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AFL 2019: Richmond suspends membership of fan who racially vilified Liam Ryan as Eagles launch #whenwillitend campaign

Richmond has suspended the membership of the fan who racially vilified West Coast’s Liam Ryan, as the Eagles launch an anti-racism campaign asking #whenwillitend.

Conor McGregor announces retirement from MMA... again

Conor McGregor tweeted on Tuesday (AEDT) that he had retired from mixed martial arts, vowing to hang up his gloves for the second time in three years.

Andrew Fifita reveals torturous private training sessions aimed at prolonging Sharks career

Andrew Fifita has revealed the sweltering off-season torture sessions he kept quiet from his Cronulla teammates which he hopes will prolong his NRL career.

AFL Open Mike: ‘Razor’ Ray Chamberlain opens up on AFL umpiring career

One of the AFL’s most recognisable umpires ‘Razor’ Ray Chamberlain has revealed he once felt compelled to confront Hawthorn legend Sam Mitchell over, what Chamberlain described as, a “very demeaning” on-field incident he witnessed from the couch.

NRL teams analysis: Round 3 teams and news for every game

The Sydney Roosters have welcomed back two of the most experienced stars.

Cameron Mooney says Melbourne got caught out by having too many players on limited preparations in Round 1

Geelong champion Cameron Mooney says Melbourne got “caught out” by a lack of fitness to key personnel in its Round 1 loss to Port Adelaide.

Jusuf Nurkic suffers gruesome leg snap in second overtime of Blazers-Nets

Injuries suck, and none more so than the gruesome ones.

AFL 2019: Recent history says 0-2 sides have slim chance of playing finals, even slimmer of winning flag

We all know Round 1 gets a bit overplayed. All of the anticipation and build-up means the winners get proclaimed as flag contenders, and the losers condemned as no-hopers.

Jimmer Fredette’s desire to keep shooting prevents Devin Booker from dropping 60 points, Jazz blow out Suns

One of the unwritten rules in the NBA is: when a teammate is close to 50 or 60 or 70 points, keeping feeding that player the rock.

WWE WrestleMania 35: Sydney pair The IIconics to feature in WWE Women’s Tag Team Championship match

As the first bearers of the WWE Women’s Tag Team Championship, Sasha Banks & Bayley have vowed to defend their titles anywhere against anyone. And at WrestleMania, they will indeed face just about everyone when they square off against the up-and-coming IIconics, the dominant Nia Jax & Tamina and two Superstars who helped pave the way for the Women’s Evolution, Beth Phoenix & Natalya, in a Fatal 4-Way Match.

Six brawlers could be charged over fight in the MCG stands in the AFL season opener

At least six men involved in a violent brawl during the AFL season opener could still face charges, according to Victoria’s police chief.

AFL Team Tips: Tigers vying for Rance’s spot, Bomber ready to fly

Richmond will blood another defender after superstar Alex Rance was ruled out for the season with an ACL injury.

AFL injury list Round 2 2019: Casualty Ward, every AFL club’s injuries and expected return dates

A host of big names will push their case on the training track this week to prove their fitness for Round 2 of the AFL season.

AFL 2019: Garry Lyon outlines moment Demons ruck Max Gawn flinched

Melbourne great Garry Lyon has outlined a moment Demons ruckman Max Gawn would “want again” after he failed to go straight through Port Adelaide’s Paddy Ryder.

Alastair Clarkson calls on the AFL community to celebrate its diverse stars in the face of racist comments

Hawthorn coach Alastair Clarkson has called for the AFL community to flood social media with positivity about the game’s stars.

Jonathan Brown slams an AFL fan who poured beer over the Fox Footy panel at the MCG

Brisbane legend Jonathan Brown has slammed a fan who poured beer over the Fox Footy panel at the MCG on Friday night.

AFL 2019: MRO Michael Christian blasted for lenient penalties for off the ball incidents

The Match Review Officer Michael Christian has missed a “chance to make a statement”, after a number of Round One incidents were met with lenient penalties.

AFL 2019: Essendon great Tim Watson blasts young Dons star over lack of effort

Essendon great Tim Watson has slammed Bombers midfielder Zach Merrett for his lack of effort in their Round 1 clash with Greater Western Sydney.

AFL 2019: Rival clubs set to pounce on Darcy Parish if selection trend remains

Darcy Parish’s omission from the Essendon side that was humbled to the tune of 72 points on Sunday has become one of the more perplexing talking points from the weekend.

AFL 2019: St Kilda great Nick Dal Santo says Stephen Coniglio could demand $1.5m per year

Clubs are already circling GWS Giants midfielder Stephen Coniglio, who was confirmed as a restricted free agent on Monday.

Callum Hudson-Odoi makes first England start before first Premier League start

In the history of English football, only one man has bettered the record set by Callum Hudson-Odoi in Podgorica overnight.

Cody Walker hits back at claims of a feud with Rabbitoh turned Rooster Angus Crichton

South Sydney five-eighth Cody Walker has laughed off suggestions of a rift with former teammate Angus Crichton in the wake of his “traitor” sledge.

Mitchell Moses reveals tough chat with Eels coach Brad Arthur that turned his form around

Eels halfback Mitchell Moses admits it took some tough love from coach Brad Arthur to turn his form around, after a horror 2018 season.

WrestleMania 35: Ronda Rousey vs Charlotte Flair vs Becky Lynch to be first women’s WM main event

For the first time in WWE history, a women’s match will be the main event of WrestleMania as the Raw Women’s Championship Match featuring Ronda Rousey vs. Charlotte Flair vs. Becky Lynch will take place on Sunday, April 7 (Monday morning AEDT), in front of a capacity crowd at MetLife Stadium and streaming live on WWE Network around the world.

No Kante, no Mahrez: How Brexit could starve the Premier League of the very best foreign talent

The Premier League is taking Europe by storm this season but the dark clouds of Brexit threaten the English top-flight’s long-held position as the richest league in world football.

The phone call that could force Rob Gronkowski retirement backflip

Rob Gronkowski could return to the New England Patriots despite announcing his retirement from the NFL, according to his agent.

How Roy Hodgson sold the wrong player while Liverpool manager

Roy Hodgson’s spell at Liverpool isn’t exactly remembered fondly.

Stunning stats behind injury impact of Brookvale Oval revealed

Brookvale Oval is responsible for almost 10 per cent of total number of NRL games missed through player injury, according to an extensive report.

Rumour mill: Real Madrid ready to smash record transfer fee for Kylian Mbappe, Zinedine Zidane desperate to sign Sadio Mane

One of football’s richest and most successful clubs are ready to launch a blockbuster $445million swoop for a French superstar.

Inglis says he will abandon battle for fullback role as shoulder injury puts him in doubt to face Titans

Greg Inglis has revealed he is likely to abandon his planned move to fullback as he battles to recover from a shoulder injury to face the Gold Coast.

US Supreme Court won’t rule against Nike in legal dispute over Michael Jordan ‘jumpman’ logo

The United States Supreme Court won’t step in to referee a copyright dispute between Nike and a photographer who took a well-known image of basketball great Michael Jordan.

Lonzo Ball’s manager sends message as scandal tanks Big Baller Brand — and LaVar is in trouble

Big Baller Brand is going down, which presents the question: Is LaVar Ball crashing down with it?

‘Delighted’ Federer back to his best in surprise Miami Open test

Roger Federer remains on course for the 101st title of his career after Serbian Filip Krajinovic was dispatched 7-5 6-3 on Tuesday (AEDT) at the Miami Open.

Miami Open: The ‘astronomical difference’ that has Ashleigh Barty set to break into world’s top 10

Ashleigh Barty is in line to break into the world’s top 10 for the first time after she beat Kiki Bertens to reach the last eight of the WTA’s Miami Open.

Phil Gould compares modern rugby league players to his era in light of Dylan Brown’s ‘fishing’ comments

Panthers boss Phil Gould has given a fascinating insight into the modern rugby league player in light of Eels rookie Dylan Brown’s controversial ‘fishing’ comments.

The predicament: How Olyroos can qualify for AFC U23 Championships

One match stands between the Olyroos and qualification to the AFC U23 Championships.

Eels’ Terepo free to play after escaping axe with $25k fine for booze-fuelled incident on a plane

Parramatta Eels forward Peni Terepo has escaped the axe and been hit with a $25,000 fine after an alcohol-fuelled incident earlier this month.

10 goals in two games: Gareth Southgate’s tactical switch that opened the flood gates for England

It’s 4-3-3 Lions — and England have the stars to make that formation work in different ways.

Jason Day cops nightmare WGC-Match Play group

Jason Day says he’ll need to draw on his great record in the event if he’s to progress from a star-studded group of majors winners at this week’s World Golf Championships-Match Play in Texas.

NRL Team lists: Full NRL team lists named for Round 3

Round 3 of the NRL season has thrown up a number of contentious selection decisions in the team lists for this week.

IPL 2019: Steve Smith falls for 20 in Rajasthan return against Kings XI Punjab

Steve Smith has scored 20 on his IPL return as his Rajasthan Royals side lost by 14 runs to Kings XI Punjab in Jaipur.

F1 news, Bahrain Grand Prix 2019: Daniel Ricciardo’s Renault salary rubbished as ‘speculation’

Daniel Ricciardo is now a “full grown-up adult” after choosing to leave Red Bull for Renault according to team principal Cyril Abiteboul, who also rubbished claims about his new driver’s reported salary.

Cristiano Ronaldo leaves Portugal match with muscle injury in major blow for Juventus

Cristiano Ronaldo injured his right leg and had to be substituted before halftime of Portugal’s match against Serbia in qualifying for the 2020 European Championship on Monday.

‘Completely out of order’: Shane Warne leads cricket world’s condemnation of ‘disgraceful’ Ravi Ashwin mankad

Shane Warne says Ravi Ashwin’s reputation will forever be tarnished after the Indian spinner’s controversial run out of English batsman Jos Buttler in the Indian Premier League on Monday night.

Super Rugby: Five things we learned from round six including Karmichael Hunt’s immense value

Second chances aren’t always given in life and in sport.

Rumour Mill: Paul Pogba wants to leave Manchester United, N’Golo Kante commits to Chelsea amid interest from Real Madrid

Manchester United’s main man has done another dramatic backflip on his future at Old Trafford, while Chelsea’s midfield engine says he’d turn down a move to Real — even if Zidane himself picked up the phone to try and lure him in.

Scoring’s kick-in the behind: Proof the intention behind new AFL rule has backfired, writes Brenton Speed

The AFL’s new kick-in rule reduces scoring.

The ‘Mankad’ loophole that Ravichandran Ashwin capitalised on

Put aside the moral debate, the biggest issue to arise from Ravichandran Ashwin’s run out of Jos Buttler in the Indian Premier League is the precedent it sets for the standards of ‘Mankading’.

NBA Rumour Mill: Are the Lakers eyeing Jason Kidd and Ty Lue? Raptors reportedly confident Kawhi Leonard will re-sign

One of the ongoing storylines of the 2018-19 season has been the fact that the Los Angeles Lakers may look to move on from Luke Walton as head coach.

Focus on concussion in football after ‘dangerous’ treatment of injury to Fabian Schar

With soccer’s treatment of head injuries again under scrutiny, Switzerland has withdrawn defender Fabian Schar from its next European Championship qualifying game.

Simon Hill: Obsession with our future hijacked groundbreaking Football Writers Festival

It’s rather unfortunate that the ground-breaking Football Writers Festival (held in Jamberoo in New South Wales over the weekend) became notorious for some rather throwaway comments by FFA Chairman, Chris Nikou.

Dog gone? Why Dean Pay has six rounds to save his job

Former Canterbury player Michael Ennis says “the writing is on the wall” for Bulldogs coach Dean Pay as his future in the job comes under intense scrutiny.

The new Aussie rugby boss and his complicated legacy

Australia’s incoming director of rugby Scott Johnson has declared he is not worried about public perception as he leaves behind a complicated legacy in Scotland.

Valentine Holmes set for NFL audition as International Player Pathway Program Pro Day nears

It’s put up or shut up time for Valentine Holmes as he prepares for the biggest test of his NFL experience.

F1 news, Bahrain Grand Prix 2019: What to expect from new ‘global plans’ for 2021

Formula 1's powerbrokers will present teams with their proposed rules for the 2021 season early on Wednesday morning (AEDT), in a key meeting to shape the sport's future.

Euro 2020 qualifiers wrap: World champions France in red-hot form, racist chanting mars England win over Montenegro

World champions France put Euro 2016 giant-killers Iceland to the slaughter, while Portugal lost star man Cristiano Ronaldo early on in their 1-1 draw with Serbia.

Read all about it: All Blacks captain removed from cotton wool

There was some good news for the Crusaders after a difficult 10 days when All Blacks captain Kieran Read was declared available to play in Friday’s crunch Super Rugby match against the Hurricanes.

Nick Kyrgios unloads over troll’s disgusting comments

Nick Kyrgios has slammed a Facebook troll for sending him racist, homophobic slurs after his win over Dusan Lajovic at the Miami Open.

F1 news, Bahrain Grand Prix 2019: Mercedes continue mind games as Ferrari look to bounce back

Mercedes still see themselves as the "challengers" in F1 2019's title fight despite their commanding start to the season in Australia.

Chelsea’s FIFA transfer ban appeal hearing date set

The date for Chelsea’s hearing on their transfer ban has been scheduled for April 11, Sky Sports understands.

Steve O’Keefe backs Trent Copeland to make UK tour

NSW and Australian spinner Stephen O’Keefe says it would be remiss of national cricket selectors not to consider his in-form Blues teammate Trent Copeland for the Ashes tour of England.

No ‘rogue guys‘: How Welshman built Tahs’ ‘Blue Wall’ defence

NSW Waratahs have labelled their much improved defence the Blue Wall and it’s certainly proving harder to breach than in recent Super Rugby seasons.

‘Quite a lot of damage’: Asian rugby’s humiliating blow

The decision by Super Rugby organisers to give Japan’s Sunwolves the boot six months before the country hosts the World Cup has sparked concerns about the sport’s growth prospects in Asia.

IPL 2019: Ravichandran Ashwin ‘Mankads’ Jos Buttler to split cricketing world

As is ever the case, the cricket world has been split by a Mankad dismissal, with Shane Warne slamming Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin for a “disgraceful and low act”.

F1 news, Bahrain Grand Prix 2019: Renault target improvement after Daniel Ricciardo ‘disappointment’

Renault must recover from Daniel Ricciardo’s nightmare race debut at the Australian Grand Prix and “be hard on themselves” ahead of the second Formula 1 race of the season in Bahrain this weekend.

Ross Barkley stars as England run riot with another five-goal rout against Montenegro

England were forced to come from behind to continue their perfect start to Euro 2020 qualifying with Ross Barkley scoring twice in a 5-1 win in Montenegro.

AFL 2019: Alastair Clarkson’s selfless vow if Hawks move out of flag window

Alastair Clarkson will make this his last contract at Hawthorn if the club are not on track to win another AFL grand final.

Michael Avenatti facing coast-to-coast charges in separate extortion and fraud schemes

Lawyer Michael Avenatti is facing coast-to-coast charges in separate extortion and fraud schemes, the feds announced Monday.

Newcastle denies Knights players witnessed Mullen overdose

Newcastle denies two current Knights players were at the party where Jarrod Mullen overdosed and nearly died in December.

The Kick-off: The sports stories you need to know this morning

LIVE: Welcome to Fox Sports’ daily roundup of the stories you need to know about in the world of sports right now. Join us every weekday morning from 6.30am — 9am. Play on!

Exile Files: Chris Sandow set to resurrect career, why Sam Kasiano rejected Dragons

According to reports and the man himself, Chris Sandow is on the verge of making a comeback.

Sections of Marvel Stadium playing surface to be replaced after ‘atrocious’ state in round one

Sunday’s clash between St Kilda and the Gold Coast Sun highlighted a substandard surface at the AFL-owned Marvel Stadium but former players have revealed the surface issues are nothing new.

New Knight’s instant impact and the special Indigenous Round surprise

Newcastle has reached out to the city’s indigenous youngsters to help the club celebrate the NRL’s Indigenous Round in a special way.

The Lab, Round 2: Why Wests Tigers shouldn’t get ahead of themselves, Titans hit 19-year low

The Wests Tigers might be sitting pretty on top of the NRL ladder, but history shows they shouldn’t get ahead of themselves.

Latest AFL Power Rankings | Round 1, 2019

Welcome back to the Power Rankings.

‘Get on with it’: Michael Ennis gives Dragons captain Gareth Widdop a reality check

Former NRL star and captain Michael Ennis says Gareth Widdop needs to get on with the job of playing fullback for St George Illawarra.

AFL 2019: Tensions flare between Channel 7, Gill McLachlan over Marvel Stadium naming ‘edict’

Tensions have flared up between broadcasters Channel 7 and AFL chief executive Gillon McLachlan over the name of Marvel Stadium.

AFL 2019: Jonathan Brown, Garry Lyon debate the Essendon leadership chasm

Essendon’s disastrous Round 1 loss to the GWS Giants prompted Lions legend Jonathan Brown to question the leadership among its star recruits.

AFL 2019: Numbers revealed on Fox Footy’s On the Couch are a ‘big red flag’ for North Melbourne

Dramatic numbers about North Melbourne’s defensive struggles are “a big red flag” about the club’s 2019 chances, according to Sydney premiership coach Paul Roos.

Robbie Farah hints he could play on beyond 2019 after stunning start to season

Barely 12 months after contemplating retirement at South Sydney, Robbie Farah has wound back the clock to inspire the Wests Tigers’ unbeaten start to the season.

AFL 2019: Dan Hannebery quietly steps away from St Kilda leadership group

St Kilda recruit Dan Hannebery quietly stepped away from the club’s leadership group last week so he could focus on his injury rehabilitation.

AFL to clarify controversial sliding rule says Geelong coach Chris Scott after admitting ‘mistake’

The AFL will move to clarify the interpretation of the controversial sliding rule, according to Geelong coach Chris Scott, after the league admitted a free kick given against Cats star Patrick Dangerfield on Friday night was wrong.

Exclusive: Lachie Neale latest AFL star to be mentored by dual Brownlow winner Greg Williams

Dual Brownlow Medallist Greg Williams has emerged as the top secret weapon for not one, but two of the AFL’s most prolific midfield stars.

NBL1 2019: Lauren Jackson officially opens the door to potential comeback to basketball court

It appears as though Australia’s greatest ever basketball player may come out of retirement.

Former Sharks coach Shane Flanagan denies knowledge of salary cap rorting

Former Cronulla coach Shane Flanagan has denied any knowledge of salary cap rorting at the Sharks during his time at the club in the wake of a damning report.

Paul McGregor reveals reason behind Dragons’ spine rotation

Dragons coach Paul McGregor has explained his spine rotation system as a matter of necessity over design.

AFL 2019: Jesse Hogan ‘keen’ to return from being made ineligible for selection for Round 2 v Gold Coast

Fremantle recruit Jesse Hogan is eyeing an immediate return from being made ineligible for selection, with the forward reportedly looking to play against Gold Coast this Sunday.

AFL 3019: Brendon Goddard says Docklands stadium turf has been ‘pretty poor’ for 10 years

Former Saints and Bombers utility Brendon Goddard says he’s surprised the shifting turf at Marvel Stadium has only been raised in recent days, claiming it’s been an issue for the past decade.

Former Knights star Jarrod Mullen almost dies of drug overdose, subject of police investigation

Banned former NRL star Jarrod Mullen’s life is reportedly spiraling out of control after he almost died from a drug overdose.

West Coast’s Liam Ryan and North Melbourne’s Ben Cunnington both avoid suspensions

West Coast’s Liam Ryan and North Melbourne’s Ben Cunnington have both avoided suspensions from the Match Review Officer for off-the-ball hits.

The AFL releases the list of 2019 free agents, with Stephen Coniglio headlining the list

GWS Giants midfielder Stephen Coniglio headlines the list of restricted free agents in the AFL this year.

Nic Naitanui and other AFL stars slam racist Instagram comments about West Coast’s Liam Ryan

A plethora of AFL stars have slammed football fans for posting racist comments on an Instagram post about Indigenous West Coast forward Liam Ryan.

NRL’s older brigade dominating against younger rivals in early rounds

The NRL’s older brigade have been turning heads in the opening fortnight of the 2019 season.

NBA Wrap: Jeremy Lamb hits insane game-winner from beyond half court to lift Hornets over Raptors

Now that’s how you win a game, and keep your team in playoff contention.

Mike Phelan hopes to continue his partnership with the Central Coast Mariners

Mike Phelan hopes to continue his partnership with the Central Coast Mariners, but the Manchester United assistant coach says it depends on how things play out at Old Trafford.

Nick Kyrgios goes back-and-forth with spectator who gets escorted by security, Aussie through to Miami Open round of 16

Nick Kyrgios thumped Dusan Lajovic with ease at the Miami Open, and it was as entertaining a tennis match you could ever watch.

Essendon captain Dyson Heppell says the Bombers are shocked by what happened against GWS

Essendon skipper Dyson Heppell says he was shocked by the 72-point capitulation to Greater Western Sydney on the opening weekend of the season.

AFL 2019: Why we can’t blame footy’s new rules for the lowest scoring Round 1 since 1965

The AFL sometimes deserves to cop flak for its decision-making. But this is not one of those times.

Huddersfield Town invited a seven-year-old cancer sufferer from the USA to meet her hero, Socceroos star Aaron Mooy

Seven-year-old Bella, from Dallas, Texas, will soon travel to the UK to meet her hero — Socceroos star Aaron Mooy.

Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness has infuriated Manchester City with slur

Controversial Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness is at it again.


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