News: Sport

AFL's unity attempt divides code

Thursday  16:51,   21 september 2017
Wide World of Sports

The AFL has taken down the YES logo from outside its headquarters to promote same-sex marriage, as debate rages whether the code overstepped the mark.The AFL caused a stir on Wednesday after replacing the logo outside its headquarters to the word[...]

Matildas' Raso returns to W-League's Roar

Thursday  16:22,   21 september 2017
MSN

Brisbane product Hayley Raso will return to Brisbane Roar from the United States, fresh off helping the Matildas sweep Brazil this month.Calling time on her stint with Portland Thorns FC in the United States, the winger has inked a deal to return to [...]

Crows not disrespecting anthem: Don Pyke

Thursday  15:17,   21 september 2017
MSN

Adelaide coach Don Pyke says he and his AFL players aren't disrespecting the national anthem by adopting their much-talked about stance and stare.Pyke and his players adopted a stern stance while staring at their Greater Western Sydney opponents [...]

Carlton Blues president defends club's position on same-sex marriage

Thursday  11:56,   21 september 2017
The Age

Carlton president Mark LoGiudice said that he had voted "yes" to marriage equality, but the Blues are going to leave it to individuals to decide.Carlton president Mark LoGiudice has strongly defended his club's refusal to take a position[...]

Concussed Broncos winger Corey Oates cleared to play Storm as Wayne Bennett blasts critics

Thursday  10:21,   21 september 2017
Brisbane Times

Corey Oates will line up against Melbourne a week after being knocked unconscious, with Wayne Bennett saying nobody had more concern for his welfare than the club.Oates was involved in a heavy collision with team-mate Anthony Milford against Penrith [...]

Rebecca Maddern reveals Sam Newman’s 50-year-old untold story

Thursday  08:56,   21 september 2017
9News.com.au

AFL Footy Show host Rebecca Maddern has uncovered the details of Sam Newman’s on-field accident that nearly ended the football icon’s life half a century ago. Newman was just 22 years old when he was seriously injured by player Con Britt[...]

The heavyweight trio dominating the NRL

Thursday  07:52,   21 september 2017
MSN

Statistics have revealed Melbourne, Brisbane and the Sydney Roosters are dominating the NRL like Canterbury, Canberra and Manly did the ARL in the '80s and '90s.At least one of the heavyweight trio have reached 16 of the 20 grand finals[...]

Matt Moylan doesn't want to go: Merrin

Thursday  07:06,   21 september 2017
MSN

Penrith lock Trent Merrin has dismissed rumours an alleged rift between the playing group and injured skipper Matt Moylan will force him out of the club.The former NSW back-rower was adamant Moylan would be staying with the club at the foot of the[...]

Shane Edwards dreaming of playing in a Richmond Tigers grand final

Thursday  06:50,   21 september 2017
The Age

Richmond star Shane Edwards has admitted it has been hard not to think about playing in a grand final this year and that he has frequently dreamed about the possibility. The Tigers are just one win away from their first grand final in 35 years. In[...]

Bellamy sees past chequered history with Bennett, declares a 'healthy respect' exists

Thursday  06:50,   21 september 2017
Sporting News

"Brisbane think they are the white angels of the competition and we are the Darth Vaders, it’s ridiculous." How things have changed from 2007.Bennett, in an attack that recently inspired Brad Arthur, was one of the first to take a swipe at [...]

Sutton continues 14-year South Sydney relationship with contract extension

Thursday  05:10,   21 september 2017
Sporting News

<p>South Sydney's longest servant John Sutton will wear the red and green for another season.</p>Sutton, 32, may have signed his last NRL contract in what will be his 15th season in first grade in 2018, notching up 283 games with the[...]

Smith backs underdog Australians in India

Thursday  05:10,   21 september 2017
MSN

Australia captain Steve Smith believes his one-day international squad can push India, despite being underdogs to level the series in Kolkata.Fast bowlers Josh Hazlewood and Mitchell Starc are both in Australia recovering from[...]

The inside story of how the Bulldogs lost their way - and Des Hasler was sacked

Thursday  04:51,   21 september 2017
Sydney Morning Herald

The Family Club is in turmoil after sacking their coach earlier this week.Des Hasler thought he'd secured his future in a secret meeting at the Pullman Hotel at Sydney Olympic Park on April 3 earlier[...]

Young Yankees fan hit and injured by foul ball

Thursday  04:26,   21 september 2017
CBS News

A young girl was rushed to the hospital after being hit by a foul ball that flew off Todd Frazier's bat.It was a frightening moment at Yankee Stadium Wednesday afternoon when a young fan was hit by a foul ball and taken to a[...]

Greg Norman fuelling Leishman's FedEx tilt

Thursday  03:37,   21 september 2017
MSN

Marc Leishman says golfing idol Greg Norman has given him added incentive to continue his charge toward the $US10 million FedEx Cup.The obvious incentive for Leishman to win the FedEx Cup is its $US10 million bonus cheque, but a rare correspondence[...]