Posted: 3 July, 2015

Roger Federer's Latest Trick Shot Is Incredible

He's still got it...

The Fed Express strikes again.

Federer has done some ridiculous trick shots in his years but this has got to be one of his finest.

While playing American Sam Querrey in his Round 2 match at Wimbledon, Federer recovered while on the back foot to hit a brilliant 'tweener-lob' between the legs.

He may be 33 and in the twilight of his career, but if he keeps pulling out shots like this, we want him to play for as long as possible.

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Tags: Roger Federer, Wimbledon

Posted: 22 June, 2015

Jordan Spieth Wins US Open After Dustin Johnson MISSES Clutch Putt

We've ALL been there.


Jordan Spieth has won the US Open title after Dustin Johnson 3-putted on the final hole.

Spieth finished on 5-under 275 with Johnson having a chance to force an 18-hole playoff, but missed this short birdie putt:


The US Open is Spieth's second consecutive major title, after he won the US Masters in April.

 

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Tags: Golf, Dustin Johnson

Posted: 22 June, 2015

Matildas' Win Over Brazil

Elise Kellond-Knight, judged player of the match in the Matildas' 1-0 win over Brazil, says she is super proud to help Australia progress in Canada

Australia players celebrate after Kyah Simon scored against Brazil during second-half FIFA Women's World Cup soccer game action in Moncton, New Brunswick, Sunday, June 21, 2015. (Andrew Vaughan/The Canadian Press via AP)

Coach Alen Stajcic has saluted the Matildas' match-winner and midfield metronome following their historic 1-0 triumph over Brazil at the Women's World Cup.

Kyah Simon's 80th-minute finish settled the contest and returned Australia to their third straight Cup quarter-final.

But it was Elise Kellond-Knight who picked up her second straight player-of-the-match award for her defensive shielding role in midfield.

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Tags: Matildas, Soccer, World Cup, Brazil

Posted: 12 June, 2015

Triple M At The NBA Finals

Triple M sport reporter Seb Costello is in America updating live from the NBA Finals

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Tags: Matthew Dellavedova, Andrew Bogut, Seb Costello, NBA, NBA Finals

Posted: 11 June, 2015

King James Backs Sir Delly Push

Triple M Hot Breakfast's Seb Costello puts the suggestion of a knighthood for Matthew Dellavedova to LeBron James

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Triple M Hot Breakfast's Seb Costello puts the suggestion of a knighthood for Matthew Dellavedova to LeBron James.

They are Cleveland's unlikely dynamic duo or odd couple: LeBron James and Matthew Dellavedova.

In Cleveland they are also royalty.

James, after his sidekick Delly's heroic, perhaps legendary, game three performance in the NBA Finals says if Australia wants to bestow a knighthood on the point guard from country Victoria he will support it.

"Whatever that guy wants or needs, I'm all for it," James laughed after he was asked the question by Triple M Hot Breakfast's Seb Costello, you can hear the audio in the player above.

Dellavedova was extraordinary in Cleveland's 96-91 victory on Tuesday over the Golden State Warriors to take a 2-1 series lead and move just two wins from claiming the championship.

Hit by exhaustion, dehydration and severe cramping, the team's medical staff checked him into a Cleveland hospital so fluids could be pumped intravenously.

The Cavaliers had already lost NBA All-Stars Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love earlier in the playoffs and on Tuesday there were fears shooting guard/forward Iman Shumpert could be lost when he was forced into the locker-room mid-game with a shoulder injury.

Dellavedova and Shumpert will play in Thursday's (Friday AEST) game four in Cleveland.

"I just cramped up a little bit and they thought the best form of recovery was to go to the hospital for a little bit, get an IV," Dellavedova, who participated in a light training and video session on Wednesday, told Seb Costello.

"So, I'm feeling pretty good."

Dellavedova ruled out any chance of sitting out, or having a reduced role in game four.

FULL AUDIO, SEB COSTELLO WITH MATTHEW DELLAVEDOVA:


"I told him I was going to limit his minutes and he said, 'No you're not'," Cavaliers head coach David Blatt said.

Dellavedova, who went undrafted in 2013 and was only initially signed to a $US100,000 guaranteed contract by the Cavaliers, logged 20 points, five rebounds and four assists in 38 relentless minutes on Tuesday.

He threw himself on the floor for loose balls, dived into the crowd, threw an alley-oop pass to James, hit key three-pointers, pulled off a Harlem Globetrotter-style circus shot and shut down the Warriors' best player Stephen Curry for the second consecutive game.

"I think he dove on the floor an NBA record six times last night," James said.

"Last night he was on the ground again after the game in the hospital so you can probably say seven times.

"He gives us everything he has and we all appreciate it as his brothers lining up beside him."

Blatt says he won't set a minute limit on Dellavedova in game four, but will closely monitor him.

"The tank is low and we're doing everything we can to fill it back up," Blatt said.

Dellavedova limited Curry to just three first half points.

Curry ended up with 27 points for the game, most coming in the final quarter when Dellavedova wasn't guarding the NBA MVP.

Curry admitted he has to play better.

"I know his strength and weaknesses and he knows mine and we are going to keep battling," Curry said.

"I hope I get the best of him over seven games.

"We'll work that out."

As good as James has been on the court - averaging 41 points in the first three Finals games - and as glowing as he has been about Dellavedova, the Cavaliers' captain needs a lesson on Australian sport.

"Delly comes from a rugby background," James, describing Dellavedova's toughness, said.

"If you guys have ever had an opportunity to watch a rugby game you see how tough it is.

"That's what it's about.

"He brings it all."

Dellavedova, of course, grew up playing Aussie rules in Victoria and is a Collingwood fanatic in the AFL.

Delly likely won't bother to correct his leader.

The dynamic duo have bigger things to deal with.

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Tags: LeBron James, Matthew Dellavedova, NBA

Posted: 26 May, 2015

Harden Lands Full Court Shot

Bloody impressive.

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As the halftime buzzer sounded, James Harden threw up a shot from the OTHER free throw line.

The shot didn’t count but it is bloody impressive!

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Tags: NBA, Housten Rockets, James Harden

Posted: 21 May, 2015

The Honey Badger Up To His Old Tricks

The Honey Badger meets a boy scout to improve his survival skills

The Honey Badger continues to be the best entertainer in sport    Photo: Getty Images

The most popular man in Rugby Union is back with another ripper of a video full of typical Honey Bager gags and catchphrases.

In his latest video Nick Cummins or the 'The Honey Badger' as he is affectionately known gets some survival tips from a 45kg boy scout in return for some rugby advice for the scout badge cladded teen.

We have become accustomed to the unique similes that the 'Badge' has invented and there are plenty more in this clip with 'being as a full as a centrelink on payday' the highlight.

The video was released as part of the 'You're better on beef' campaign. His side the Western Force are currently bottom of the Super Rugby table so it may be wise to spend more time training and not filming, but we are glad he isn't!

 

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Tags: Nick Cummins, Honey Badger, Rugby Union

Posted: 18 May, 2015

Kenyan Rugby Player Ruins $100,000 Camera In Try Celebration

This is not the way you want to celebrate your 200th try.

Injera celebrates 200th try by signing camera!


200 tries, that's a pretty mean feat, better do something special to celebrate.

Well, that was what Kenyan speedster Collins Injera thought during the rugby World Sevens Series.

He knew the try was coming, he had the pen ready in his sock and after he scored his try he ran over to the camera to sign it, just like in tennis.

The only problem is that, in tennis, they sign a protective cover on the cameras lens, and the pen isn't usually a permanent marker.

The camera costs somewhere in the region of $120,000 AUD..... woops!

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Tags: Rugby, World Sevens Series, Try Celebration

Posted: 12 May, 2015

Teenager Dunks Like Michael Jordan

Unbelievable. Be like Mike!

Pennsylvania high school basketballer Derrick Jones could out-dunk most NBA players.

The young-gun is considered amongst those in the know as the best dunker in high-school basketball.

It's not difficult to see why.

Jones can perfectly pull off Michael Jordan’s iconic free throw line which is made even better by slow-mo!

Check it out.

 

Jones has committed to play with the University of Nevada Las Vegas next season.

... And he certainly isn't a one-trick pony. Check these out:

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Tags: Basketball, NBA, Michael Jordan

Posted: 12 May, 2015

NFL Suspends Brady Over 'Deflategate'

The NFL have suspended star New England quarterback Tom Brady for the first four games of next season for his role in a scheme to deflate footballs

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The NFL on Monday suspended New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady for four games without pay over the "Deflategate" scandal after an investigation found he probably was aware of ball tampering in a key playoff game.

The National Football League also fined the Patriots $US1 million ($A1.27 million) and stripped the Super Bowl champions of both their 2016 first round draft pick and the 2017 fourth round draft pick.

"Quarterback Tom Brady will be suspended without pay for the first four games of the 2015 regular season for conduct detrimental to the integrity of the NFL," the NFL said in a statement.

"Brady may participate in all offseason, training camp and pre-season activities, including pre-season games."

An NFL investigation found last week that it was "more probable than not" that Patriots employees had conspired to deflate balls in the team's AFC Championship game against the Indianapolis Colts, which they won 45-7.

That probe also found that Brady - who went on to lead the Patriots to a Super Bowl victory over the Seattle Seahawks - was "at least generally aware of the inappropriate activities."

"We reached these decisions after extensive discussion," NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said in Monday's suspension announcement.

"We relied on the critical importance of protecting the integrity of the game and the thoroughness and independence of the Wells report," he added, referring to the investigation findings.

 


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Tags: NFL, Tom Brady, New England, Deflategate

Posted: 11 May, 2015

UFC Fighter Mark Hunt Posts Photo Of His Face After Being Hit 361 Times

Ouch.

Image: AAP

Sydney-based UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt copped an absolute battering in Adelaide yesterday at the hands of American Stipe Miocic.

Hunt lasted through more than 20 minutes of punishment before the referee finally waved off his fight at UFC Fight Night 65 in Adelaide.

Miocic landed a record-breaking 361 strikes to Hunt's 46.

The 361 total strikes set a new UFC record - breaking Royce Gracie’s total of 355 strikes that happened way back in UFC 5 in 1995.

Hunt's face tells the tale of the one-sided fight with 41-year-old posting a post-fight photo on his facebook page.

The old warhorse got beaten up sorry was to tired big mistake to be tired wen u facing the top end congrats stipe well done mate thanks for everyone's support

Posted by MARK HUNT on Saturday, May 9, 2015

 

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Posted: 7 May, 2015

Kyrgios Knocks Federer Out Of Madrid Open

Aussie tennis star produces greatest win of his career

Australian star Nick Kyrgios celebrates greatest career win Photo: YouTube screengrab

Rising Australian star Nick Kyrgios has produced a stunning upset to knock his boyhood idol, world No.2 Roger Federer, out of the Madrid Open.

In a win the 20-year-old said surpassed that of his Wimbledon victory over Rafael Nadal last year, world No.35 Kyrgios triumphed 6-7 (2-7) 7-6 (7-5) 7-6 (14-12) over the top seed on Wednesday night (Thursday morning AEST).

"I think this is definitely the greatest win over my career so far," Kyrgios, who saved three match points, said.

"It doesn't really feel real at the moment.

"I didn't really feel as if I was playing out there - it almost felt like I was watching.

"It was similar to that match at Wimbledon when I played Rafa. It's a strange feeling. It hasn't happened many times in my career ... it's happened twice now. It's pretty exciting."

To clinch the win, Kyrgios needed to overcome an expletive-laden first-set meltdown, in which he was given a code for unsportsmanlike conduct in the first set tiebreak, saying "get him out of here" to chair umpire Mo Lahyani in reference to a line umpire following an incorrect call.

Commentators were then forced to apologise multiple times for Kyrgios' foul language, and the outburst, which also involved him smashing his racquet into the clay court, didn't help the volatile star as he fell apart to lose the tiebreak 7-2.

In response to a Kyrgios barb, Lahyani told the fired-up right-hander to "stop complaining".

However, he calmed himself before rallying from a break down in the second set to force another tiebreak - and this time it was Federer who began to feel the heat.

As Kyrgios reeled off a string of impressive winners and powerful serves to race to a 5-0 lead in the tiebreak, the normally unflappable Federer barked "we need a clown for this circus" at a change of ends.

When asked if he had been intimidated coming up against his idol for the first time, Kyrgios replied: "I know he's the greatest.

"I knew before the match I had to play one of the greatest matches I've ever played.

"(But) I wasn't intimidated at all - I have a lot of respect for him."

Showing the same confidence and audacity which helped him prevail over Nadal last year, Kyrgios produced some unbelievable tennis in the third-set tiebreak, saving three match points before raising his arms in triumph on his sixth match point, when Federer sent a forehand cross-court wide.

"He plays the big points well and he likes the big stage," said Federer.

"He has nothing to lose and if he can string a few good shots together that will keep him in a match."

There were no surprises, he said: "I expected it to be difficult. I know Nick can play."

Kyrgios will next face 16th seed John Isner for a shot at the quarter-finals.

Nick Kyrgios Greatest Ever Win

Roger Federer vs Nick Kyrgios full highlights from Madrid Open final Video: YouTube

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Tags: Nick Kyrgios, Tennis, Roger Federer