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  1. ‘It’s disgusting’: plate of food reportedly thrown at Hawks game

    Illawarra Hawks co-owner James Spenceley has labelled an incident involving the wife of MVP Jerome Randle as “disgusting”, as the NBL confirmed it is investigating the mat…
  2. Why rookie sensation stuck loyal with Eels

    Gattonstar.com.au - All Sports 02.24 / 10:12 www.gattonstar.com.au
    Bevan French hardly batted an eyelid during tough first…
  3. Why rookie sensation stuck loyal with Eels

    Echonews.com.au - All Sports 02.24 / 10:11 www.echonews.com.au
    Bevan French hardly batted an eyelid during tough first…
  4. Job not done yet as Illawarra target title

    ‘We aren’t finished yet.’ - That’s the message from coach Rob Beveridge and his Illawarra Hawks squad on the eve of their grand final series showdown with NBL heavyweights Perth Wildcat…
  5. Chiefs end six-match losing streak against Highlanders with win in Dunedin

    Stuff.co.nz - All sport 02.24 / 09:56 www.stuff.co.nz
    Chiefs coach Dave Rennie wasn't smiling, but no doubt his team's fans are after beating the Highlanders in their opening Super Rugby …
  6. Chiefs break hoodoo with Highlanders win

    Channels.nzcity.co.nz - All sports 02.24 / 09:19 channels.nzcity.co.nz
    The Chiefs have opened their 2017 Super Rugby campaign with a 24-15 victory over a wasteful Highlanders in…
  7. Highlanders set to lose Ben Smith for a 'couple of weeks' with concussion

    Stuff.co.nz - All sport 02.24 / 09:15 www.stuff.co.nz
    Highlanders coach Tony Brown expects to be without captain Ben Smith for a "couple of…
  8. Scorchers keen to grasp premier grade opportunity

    Rangenews.com.au - All Sports 02.24 / 09:10 www.rangenews.com.au
    OPENER Alecz Day is eager to propel his team to a win against…
  1. Live: Melbourne City v Sydney FC - A-League week 21

    Stuff.co.nz - Soccer 02.24 / 08:55 www.stuff.co.nz
    Sydney FC finally lost last weekend against Wanderers, will it be two in a row as they face Melbourne…
  2. Tony Popovic supports Western Sydney Wanderers' hardline stance against RBB

    The decision to ban several key members of the RBB has come with the blessing from coach Tony…
  3. Football Ferns could follow Abby Erceg's lead

    Nzherald.co.nz - Soccer 02.24 / 05:33 www.nzherald.co.nz
    It seems Abby Erceg won't be a lone crusader.Following on from the shock retirement of the Football Ferns captain earlier this week, it's possible that further players will join Erceg in leaving the national program or…
  4. Diplomatic tension threatens North Korea vs Malaysia match

    Nzherald.co.nz - Soccer 02.24 / 04:31 www.nzherald.co.nz
    Geopolitical tensions can easily spill onto sports arenas in a continent as vast and as richly diverse as Asia.The assassination of Kim Jong Nam, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's exiled half brother, in a crowded Malaysian…
  5. Always pay attention to the soothsayer as Ides of March approach

    Steven Lowy, the under-pressure chairman of the FFA, would do well to heed the advice of the soothsayer in Shakespeare's play Julius Caesar, who warned the emperor to beware the Ides of…
  6. Kevin Fallon now stands in Team Wellington's way after Puaikura part ways with Matt Calcott

    Stuff.co.nz - Soccer 02.24 / 01:55 www.stuff.co.nz
    A familiar, but surprising, face will greet Team Wellington before their first match of the Oceania Football Confederation Champions …
  7. Heel injury frustrates Canterbury United mainstay Dan Terris

    Stuff.co.nz - Soccer 02.24 / 01:32 www.stuff.co.nz
    Dan Terris' heel issue is set to keep him out for the rest of Canterbury United's campaign, an injury he labels the "most frustrating" of his long …
  8. Electricity back on at Maracana after some late bills paid

    Nzherald.co.nz - Soccer 02.24 / 00:33 www.nzherald.co.nz
    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " Rio's electricity utility has turned the power back on at the famous Maracana stadium after it was shut off for almost a month in a dispute over $1 million in unpaid bills.The utility on Thursday said…
  1. Cabrera investigated for causing injuries to ex-partner

    Nzherald.co.nz - Golf 02.24 / 02:03 www.nzherald.co.nz
    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) " Former U.S. Open and Masters champion Angel Cabrera is being investigated for allegedly causing "minor injuries" to his ex-partner.A spokeswoman for the prosecutor's office in Cordoba in western…
  2. American rookies Wesley Bryan, Cody Gribble share lead at Honda Classic

    Stuff.co.nz - Golf 02.24 / 00:47 www.stuff.co.nz
    One reason Martin Kaymer enjoys the Honda Classic is because he doesn't feel as though he has to make a bunch of…
  3. Wesley Bryan, Cody Gribble share early lead at Honda

    Nzherald.co.nz - Golf 02.23 / 20:36 www.nzherald.co.nz
    PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) " Cody Gribble and Wesley Bryan returned to a familiar course Thursday and each shot a 6-under 64 to share the early lead in the Honda Classic.Bryan was last at PGA National for the Web.com Tour…
  4. American Paul Peterson leads with a 62, Ryan Fox starts well at Joburg Open

    Stuff.co.nz - Golf 02.23 / 19:49 www.stuff.co.nz
    American golfer Paul Peterson birdied four of his last five holes to shoot a bogey-free nine-under 62 before play was suspended because of a waterlogged course in the first round of the Joburg…
  1. Motorsport: Drifters get first taste of Baypark

    Nzherald.co.nz - Motorsport 02.24 / 01:17 www.nzherald.co.nz
    D1NZ National Drifting Championship points leader Cole Armstrong and third place sitter Dave Steedman got their first chance to test out the purpose built ASB Baypark Stadium drift circuit on Thursday evening. Winners of the…
  1. Sam Querrey, Donald Young reach Delray Beach quarterfinals

    Nzherald.co.nz - Tennis 02.23 / 23:05 www.nzherald.co.nz
    DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) " Defending champion Sam Querrey reached the Delray Beach Open quarterfinals by hitting 13 aces and winning 24 of 25 first-serve points in a 6-2, 6-3 victory over Jared Donaldson on Thursday.Querrey,…
  2. Top seed Monfils and No. 2 Tsonga into Open 13 quarterfinals

    Nzherald.co.nz - Tennis 02.23 / 23:05 www.nzherald.co.nz
    MARSEILLE, France (AP) " Top-seeded Gael Monfils and No. 2 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga won in straight sets to reach the quarterfinals of the Open 13 on Thursday.Monfils beat Sergiy Stakhovsky of Ukraine 6-1, 6-4 in less than an hour,…
  3. Kerber and Wozniacki reach Dubai Championships semifinals

    Nzherald.co.nz - Tennis 02.23 / 23:05 www.nzherald.co.nz
    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) " Top-seeded Angelique Kerber journeyed to her first Dubai Tennis Championships semifinals, while Caroline Wozniacki reached her sixth semi at the tournament on Thursday.Kerber, who is two…
  4. Australia to host Davis Cup quarterfinal v US in Brisbane

    Nzherald.co.nz - Tennis 02.23 / 23:05 www.nzherald.co.nz
    BRISBANE, Australia (AP) " Australia will host its Davis Cup quarterfinal against the United States at Pat Rafter Arena in Brisbane from April 7-9.It will be the 47th meeting between the two most successful nations in Davis…
  5. ATP World Tour Rio Open Results

    Nzherald.co.nz - Tennis 02.23 / 23:05 www.nzherald.co.nz
    Diego Schwartzman, Argentina, def. Federico Delbonis, Argentina, 6-4, 7-6 (1).Nicolas Kicker, Argentina, def. Arthur De Greef, Belgium, 6-3, 6-3.Albert Ramos-Vinolas (5), Spain, def. Fabio Fognini, Italy, 6-2, 6-3.Dominic…
  1. Marianna Tolo keen on return to Canberra Capitals after stint in Europe

    The Capitals are determined to send club champions Marianna Tolo and Carly Wilson out on a winning…
  2. Irving, James lead Cavaliers past Knicks, 119-104

    Nzherald.co.nz - Basketball 02.24 / 06:15 www.nzherald.co.nz
    CLEVELAND (AP) " Carmelo Anthony was still a member of the New York Knicks when he awoke from his afternoon nap.Once the game started Thursday, the Cleveland Cavaliers made sure the Knicks' nightmarish season…
  3. Cairns Taipans import Tony Mitchell banned for a year after throwing ball at referee

    Stuff.co.nz - Basketball 02.24 / 06:09 www.stuff.co.nz
    Cairns import Tony Mitchell has been banned for the entire 2017-18 Australian National Basketball League season for throwing the ball at a referee after the Taipans' semifinal loss to…
  4. Southland Sharks imports progress to ANBL final

    Stuff.co.nz - Basketball 02.24 / 05:26 www.stuff.co.nz
    Southland Sharks' 2017 overseas imports Mitch Norton and Nick Kay will play in the Australian National Basketball League grand finals series before linking with the…
  5. Casspi breaks thumb in Pelicans debut, out about 4 weeks

    Nzherald.co.nz - Basketball 02.24 / 04:51 www.nzherald.co.nz
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) " Omri Casspi has broken his right thumb in his first game with the New Orleans Pelicans.Casspi says he's expected to miss about four weeks but hopes he can return a little sooner than that.The forward says…
  6. Williams helps Houston crush New Orleans 129-99

    Nzherald.co.nz - Basketball 02.24 / 04:51 www.nzherald.co.nz
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) " Reserve Lou Williams hit seven 3-pointers and scored 27 points in his Rockets debut after a trade from the Lakers, helping Houston crush New Orleans 129-99 on Thursday night in DeMarcus Cousins' first game…
  7. Last Kiwi standing Jarrod Kenny warms to his task with peerless Perth Wildcats

    Stuff.co.nz - Basketball 02.24 / 04:24 www.stuff.co.nz
    Jarrod Kenny knows a good thing when he's stumbled into it, and he's definitely done that as an unlikely fan favourite with the Perth Wildcats hoops…
  8. Charles Oakley attends Knicks-Cavaliers game in Cleveland

    Nzherald.co.nz - Basketball 02.24 / 02:26 www.nzherald.co.nz
    CLEVELAND (AP) " Charles Oakley, still at odds with the New York Knicks, watched his former team in his hometown Thursday night.The Cleveland native sat next to Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert as the Knicks played the defending…
  1. Texas Rangers scout in Curacao dies after long illness

    Nzherald.co.nz - Baseball 02.24 / 03:48 www.nzherald.co.nz
    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) " Texas Rangers international scout Jose Luis Felomina has died in his native Curacao.The team said Thursday that Felomina died following a long illness. He was 50.Felomina had worked as a Rangers scout…
  2. South Korean slugger Park looks to rebound after rough year

    Nzherald.co.nz - Baseball 02.23 / 21:18 www.nzherald.co.nz
    FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) " Byung Ho Park reported to Minnesota a year ago with a $12 million, four-year contract after the Twins agreed to pay $12.85 million to his South Korean club.After hitting .191 with 12 homers, 24 RBIs and…
  3. Tanaka prepares for Tuesday start with simulated game

    Nzherald.co.nz - Baseball 02.23 / 20:36 www.nzherald.co.nz
    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) " New York Yankees scheduled opening-day starter Masahiro Tanaka threw 74 pitches off a bullpen mound and during a simulated game Thursday in preparation for his first spring training appearance next week.The…
  1. Footballers, fans set to swelter in Eagles vs Dockers pre-season derby

    Abc.net.au - AFL 02.24 / 09:02 www.abc.net.au
    Over 10,000 footy fans will attend the West Coast's and Fremantle's pre-season clash in sweltering…
  2. Son of gun in upgrade mix

    Afl.com.au - Australian Football 02.24 / 08:34 afl.com.au
    Young Demons a chance to be upgraded after Mitch King long-term…
  3. Final teams: Tigers v Crows

    Afl.com.au - Australian Football 02.24 / 07:34 afl.com.au
    Richmond and Adelaide name strong squads for Etihad…
  4. Giants keep growing

    Afl.com.au - Australian Football 02.24 / 06:52 afl.com.au
    Strong on-field results result in record operating surplus for…
  5. Record crowds tipped for WA regional AFL derby

    Abc.net.au - AFL 02.24 / 06:16 www.abc.net.au
    Western Australia's football foes, Fremantle and West Coast, are tipped to play in front of record crowds at this weekend's sold-out pre-season derby in…
  6. 'He's a good man, Tex'

    Afl.com.au - Australian Football 02.24 / 06:08 afl.com.au
    Skipper finds right balance between carrot and stick, says Don…
  7. Ben Cousins refused bail because of 'meth use, risk of reoffending'

    Abc.net.au - AFL 02.24 / 05:56 www.abc.net.au
    Former AFL champion Ben Cousins is refused bail in a Perth court after being charged with aggravated stalking of his former partner and the mother of his children, after a magistrate says the risk he will reoffend is too high, given he is a "very heavy meth…
  8. Cockatoo vows to keep taking the game on

    Afl.com.au - Australian Football 02.24 / 05:48 afl.com.au
    Third-year Cat will continue to back himself as club looks for…
  1. Simulation - aka cheating - is a blight on the A-League and must be eradicated

    Smh.com.au - Cricket 02.24 / 10:17 www.smh.com.au
    Enough is enough. Players milk penalties. And yet as the honour system in the A-League disintegrates week-by-week, who gets the blame? Not, mostly, the players. Rather those who are supposed to see it, in a split second. Am I missing something…
  2. The poisoner's handbook: What Israel and North Korea have in common

    Smh.com.au - Cricket 02.24 / 10:17 www.smh.com.au
    The fallout from the assassination of Kim Jong-nam in Malaysia will remind Israel's prime minister of his own international humiliation nearly 20 years…
  3. Sydney woman Margaret Goodwin struck by lightning in Bowral dies in hospital

    Smh.com.au - Cricket 02.24 / 09:36 www.smh.com.au
    A Sydney woman who was struck by lightning while sitting in a park with her two sisters has died in hospital, five days after a series of severe thunderstorms battered parts of N…
  4. Unlikely hero O'Keefe triggers incredible India collapse

    Abc.net.au - Cricket 02.24 / 09:02 www.abc.net.au
    Steve O'Keefe sucks up the criticisms and initial hard knocks to sweep the rug out from under India's feet while delivering a surprising statement to his…
  5. Fell Swoop returns at Oakleigh Plate with Damien Oliver gunning for trifecta

    Smh.com.au - Cricket 02.24 / 08:56 www.smh.com.au
    Damien Oliver will look to guide Fell Sweep tor a breakthrough Group 1 victory at the Oakleigh…
  6. New York Times to air TV ad to highlight truth and independent journalism

    Smh.com.au - Cricket 02.24 / 08:36 www.smh.com.au
    The New York Times will air its first TV ad in seven years during the Academy Awards, as the paper looks to highlight independent journalism amid US President Donald Trump's attacks on the media as "fake…
  7. Donald Trump calls China the 'grand champions' of currency manipulation

    Smh.com.au - Cricket 02.24 / 08:36 www.smh.com.au
    President Donald Trump declared China the "grand champions" of currency manipulation on Thursday, just hours after his new Treasury secretary pledged a more methodical approach to analysing Beijing's foreign exchange…
  8. Paralympian Scott Reardon cops cheeky taunt from Usain Bolt at Nitro Athletics

    Smh.com.au - Cricket 02.24 / 08:36 www.smh.com.au
    Paralympian sprinter Scott Reardon copped some cheek from Usain Bolt at the inaugural Nitro…