Football World Cup 2022, Portugal, Manchester United Cristiano Ronaldo, Everton fan clash, FA suspension, fine

Cristiano Ronaldo has been banned for two matches and fined £50,000 ($90k AUD) for hitting a mobile phone out of a teenage fan’s hand at Everton, the Football Association said. Ronaldo, now a free agent following his release by Manchester United on Tuesday, was involved in a flare-up with a 14-year-old boy following the Red … Read more

Lakers’ final call on Westbrook ‘experiment’; title contenders eye key move: NBA Rumor Mill

The LA Lakers have seemingly had a change of heart when it comes to potentially trading one of their stars. Plus a leading championship contender is reportedly seeking depth to strengthen their roster ahead of a title push. Catch up on all of the latest whispers in our NBA Rumor Mill! Watch an average of … Read more

Fake crowd numbers, Qatar’s ridiculous claim, half-empty stadium for Morocco vs Croatia, photo, news

Qatar’s World Cup organizers have again been exposed for making things up after a ridiculous claim for the opening contest of Matchday 4. New York Times reporter Tariq Panja shared a photo of the crowd at the Al Bayt Stadium for Morocco’s clash with Croatia to open up Group F, which he described as “half-empty”. … Read more

NBA watch: Anthony Davis is back in form for Lakers and Sacramento Kings find favor

The LA Lakers are finally seeing the return to form of Anthony Davis, the Portland Trailblazers take a turn and the long-suffering Sacramento begin to rise. Are we seeing an Anthony Davis revival? And how about those resurgent Sacramento Kings? Yes — the Sacramento Kings. Nearly 20 games into the NBA season, here’s our weekly … Read more

Ben Simmons return to Philadelphia 76ers, Brooklyn Nets, live blog, results, scores, stats, latest, videos, highlights, signs, crowd chants, reactions, response

Ben Simmons returns to Philadelphia on Wednesday for the first time to play since he was traded to the Brooklyn Nets, with tip off at 11.30am (all times AEDT). The Aussie is sure to receive a hostile reaction from his old fans, having already copped it when he returned there for the first time last … Read more

Paul Gallen vs Justin Hodges, fight card, who is Danilo Creati?, Michael Zerafa fight, details, how to watch, start time

First time Danilo Creati ever threw punches on Australian soil, his rival was a drunk pumpkin farmer. Or more specifically, a pumpkin picker. Same deal for his second fight. Then the third? That one may have been a guy who picked rock melons. Or pumpkins. Creati can’t be sure. Regardless, said opponent had definitely been … Read more

Ben Simmons return to form, reactions, response, commentary, stats, return to Philadelphia, latest, Brooklyn Nets, highlights, videos

Is Ben Simmons back? The Aussie broke out of his early season slump with his best game yet for the Brooklyn Nets in their win over the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday (all times AEDT). Starting at center in place of Nic Claxton (personal reasons), Simmons racked up a season-high 22 points to go with eight … Read more

Marc Leishman, LIV Golf, world rankings, The Masters, Cameron Smith, Greg Norman

Australian golf star Marc Leishman has come to terms with never playing majors again on a regular basis due to LIV’s world rankings stalemate. The Sydney Morning Herald reported Leishman is fine with the fact that his run of 30 consecutive appearances in majors will come to an end after joining Greg Norman’s Saudi-backed rebel … Read more

Ecuador beat Qatar in opening match, fans, bribery, corruption, beer banned in stadiums

Qatar and Ecuador fans clashed at the Al Bayt Stadium as the World Cup hosts copped plenty of criticism from the South American supporters over the Middle Eastern nation’s troubled build-up to the major tournament. The opening match of the tournament – ​​won 2-0 by Ecuador – took place in Al Khor around 50 kilometers … Read more

Ben Simmons, stats, box score, Brooklyn Nets vs Memphis Grizzlies, return from injury, reaction

The message from the Brooklyn Nets had always been simple — just give Ben Simmons time. It had not always been that simple though, with Kyrie Irving suspended and Brooklyn desperately in need of the Simmons of old to emerge. But with Irving back in the line-up on Monday Simmons put on a show in … Read more