Nasty Eye Gouge Sours First Half Of State Of Origin In Brisbane

Blue murder: Andrew Fifita torments the Maroons. Fifita has had a chequered representative career of late, missing the Four Nations tour to the United Kingdom late past year over his support for the one-punch killer Kieran Loveridge. "The best fullbacks in the game, they save those sort of tries, especially in Origin arenas". It took him 34 minutes, but Hayne showed he still possesses the superstar qualities when he bumped off a few defenders and produced an incredible offload to send ...

Andrew Fifita on Blues' dominant win over Maroons

He found special praise for the Blues' defence, which was stout right until the final whistle, particularly in a pair of second-half moments where Josh Dugan and James Tedesco produced try-saving tackles. But the rest of the team couldn't lift to their level. He not only ran for 199 metres, but he scored a try as Johnny on the spot, set up another, and in one magic minute confronted Matt Gillett front-on to save a certain Queensland try, and seconds later was diving at flying winger Dane ...

Sportswriter loses job after 'disrespectful' Indy 500 tweet

It was a cheerful Alonso who later told the press that he'd be back at the Indy 500 another year, and smilingly drank some milk even though he wasn't the victor. After the race, Sato spilt a bottle of milk over his head and celebrated with his finger in the air. Yet as a race team owner, Michael Andretti is now dominant.

LeBron James entering the NBA Finals as the underdog … again

After seven straight trips to the Finals , LeBron James gets constant comparisons to Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant. As unsafe a scorer as he is from outside or driving to the hoop, James also threatens by being able to find teammates such as Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love with passes when defenders focus too much on him.

National Basketball Association 2017: How Did We Get Here... Again?

The Warriors recovered from that opening night loss to post the best record in the league. Golden State didn't emphasize setting the record for wins as it did in 2015-16, but it did win at least 67 games for the third consecutive season, the first franchise to do that.

Penguins defeat Predators 4-1 in momentum filled Game 2

Penguins defeat Predators 4-1 in momentum filled Game 2

Penguins C Evgeni Malkin and Nashville D P.K. Subban - two of the biggest names in the game - fought at 12:14 of the third, with Malkin picking up an extra roughing penalty. The group, with help from an engaged forward group, limited shots in and around Rinne, won puck battles along the boards and escaped the defensive zone with seeming ease.