It's that one-and-only night on the AFL calendar. No, the Brownlow Medal count hasn't been delayed a couple of months. It's draft night. The big occasion when the 18 clubs make vital decisions about new personnel .... decisions that can eventually result in premierships.
Australia has got off to a steady start in the second Ashes Test at the Adelaide Oval on Thursday, losing just one wicket in a rain-affected first session.
Chris Hartcher says he is confident he will be cleared of wrongdoing after revealing he was the subject of a search warrant executed by corruption investigators. But his decision to resign from cabinet suggests he suspects otherwise.
The peak national egg body has launched a website called "Hen Support" to help farmers reduce the risk of an outbreak of disease, after 450,000 hens that contracted bird flu were destroyed in NSW.
Ahmed Saad is in danger of having his 18-month suspension for testing positive to a banned drug extended to two years.
Shane Warne has urged Australia to "bully" England again with short-pitched bowling, believing the visitors are worried about, and gearing themselves for, another onslaught in Adelaide.
Join Rohan Connolly for all the day one action from the second Ashes Test at a revamped Adelaide Oval.
England copped it from the crowd to the committee room in Brisbane, and the fallout from the explosive first Ashes Test continues even as the next chapter of the series begins.
The best officials in any sport use minimal interference to have a positive impact. This is not the case in the NBL - the referees in the NBL are having too much of an impact on the quality of play.
John O'Shea is set to be announced as Darley's head trainer as early as Thursday following a final interview. Fairfax Media has been told O'Shea made a trip to Dubai, during a family holiday to Thailand, to meet Sheikh Mohammed.
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