Live leaderboard and updates from the opening day at TPC Sawgrass, Ryan Fox hole-in-one, Adam Hadwin club toss, Jason Day, Australians in action, Rory Mclroy

[ad_1] Four-time major winner Rory McIlroy matched a course record with 10 birdies to share the early lead with reigning Olympic champion Xander Schauffele while Australian Jason Day is lurking close behind after Thursday’s opening round of The Players Championship. Schauffele fired a bogey-free, seven-under par 65 and was level with McIlroy atop the US … Read more

AFL commentators call out ‘generous’ and soft’ umpiring decisions in Carlton’s win vs Richmond

There were some questionable umpiring calls.

[ad_1] Several umpiring decisions came under scrutiny in Carlton’s gritty five-point win over Richmond in the first game of the AFL season in Melbourne on Thursday night. Richmond led by one point at halftime and two goals at three quarter time, but were overrun by the Blues thanks to final-quarter goals by Tom De Koning, … Read more

Auckland FC, newest team reveals name and colours

The Auckland FC team playing kit for the new A-League team.

[ad_1] The billionaire owner of the A-League’s newest team has vowed to replicate his Las Vegas NHL success with Auckland FC, which was unveiled as the expansion club’s name along with a bold playing strip. Bill Foley helped build the Vegas Golden Knights into Stanley Cup champions in the NHL within five years of their … Read more

Jeff Fenech undergoes emergency heart surgery, in recovery after medical issues, Aussie boxing great, latest news

[ad_1] Australian boxing great Jeff Fenech has undergone emergency open heart surgery in a Sydney hospital on Thursday after having privately battled for almost two weeks with infection, high temperatures and “grotesque” swelling. Due to commentate Wednesday night’s hyped Wollongong showcase involving undefeated Australian Sam Goodman, Fenech was instead rushed to hospital 24 hours earlier … Read more

Live scores, updates, stats, video, stream, result, news, blog

[ad_1] Old Victorian rivals Carlton and Richmond collide in the annual Thursday night MCG blockbuster to open Round 1 as the Tigers welcome back a host of stars. The Blues (1-0, 101.2%) will hope to continue their scintillating form from the second half of last week’s crazy comeback win over Brisbane at the Gabba, though … Read more

Los Angeles Lakers ‘worst loss of season’; Luka Doncic injury blow, Denver Nuggets, video

[ad_1] The Sacramento Kings dominated the Los Angeles Lakers en route to a comfortable 120-107 win in northern California on Thursday AEDT. The Lakers’ Austin Reaves reeled off seven three-pointers to finish with a game-high 28 points but Los Angeles were unable to staunch the flow of Sacramento scoring. All five Kings starters finished in … Read more

TPC Sawgrass 17th hole, Island Green, history, highlights, stats

[ad_1] At the 17th hole of TPC Sawgrass sits a little 363-square-metre slice of golfing bliss. All around it is nothing but murky Floridian waters where golf dreams go to die. The symbolism won’t be lost on anyone who has swung a golf club. Thoughts of where you don’t want the ball to go can … Read more

Australian Steve Erceg in line for shock flyweight title shot, Alexandre Pantoja flyweight

[ad_1] He’s been dubbed ‘Pizza Boy’ and likened to The Office’s Michael Scott – and now breakout Australian UFC fighter Steve Erceg is on the cusp of earning one of the fastest title shots in company history. Despite being only three appearances into his UFC career – and ranked at No.10 among flyweights — Erceg … Read more

Limbo explained as Jay Monahan pressure increases

[ad_1] While hardly the US President’s State of the Union address, this week marked Jay Monahan’s time to deliver the PGA Tour’s equivalent from its Floridian heartland. But while a president could reasonably expect to have around half of their audience in favour, the teacher’s pet is more popular in the schoolyard than Monahan is … Read more

Socceroos 2024 news, Australia vs Lebanon World Cup qualifier, full squad, Graham Arnold slams clubs, Alessandro Circati

[ad_1] The Socceroos are preparing to take to the field for the first time since their heartbreaking Asian Cup quarterfinal defeat to South Korea, with attention now fully focused on the road to the 2026 World Cup. Coach Graham Arnold announced his squad for the two qualifiers against Lebanon today, but had plenty of selection … Read more