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16:29 Wed Sep 3 2014
John Holdzkom struck out all three batters he faced in his first Pittsburgh Pirates game but the NZ rep's efforts weren't enough to earn his team a win.
16:26 Wed Sep 3 2014
Canterbury big man Tony Williams says he's told five-eighth Josh Reynolds to be smarter about his play when he returns from a three-week NRL ban on Sunday.
16:22 Wed Sep 3 2014
After failure at the World Cup, Spain have a new look as they begin preparations for the defence of the European Championship with a friendly against France.
15:26 Wed Sep 3 2014
Mike Hesson is to coach the Black Caps until 2017 after earning a contract extension from New Zealand Cricket.
15:25 Wed Sep 3 2014
Roger Federer has used his more aggressive, serve and volley game to reach the quarter-finals of the US Open.
15:07 Wed Sep 3 2014
Caroline Wozniacki will meet China's Peng Shuai in the US Open semi-finals after the former world No.1 cruised past Sara Errani.
15:00 Wed Sep 3 2014
Manly playmaker Daly Cherry-Evans says he'll have to help youngster Jayden Hodges settle into the hooker role with Matt Ballin and Jamie Buhrer injured.
14:53 Wed Sep 3 2014
New Zealand cricket coach Mike Hesson has extended his contract at the helm for a futher two years.
14:44 Wed Sep 3 2014
Roosters coach Trent Robinson says the premiers are yet to find top gear in 2014, ahead of their final round NRL showdown against arch-rivals Souths.
14:15 Wed Sep 3 2014
United States-based Kiwi runner Kim Smith hopes surgery on a ruptured tendon will help resolve ongoing foot problems.
Brent Tate announces NRL retirement
13:49 Wed Sep 3 2014
Veteran outside back Brent Tate has confirmed he's retiring from rugby league after a fourth knee reconstruction.
13:48 Wed Sep 3 2014
Veteran outside back Brent Tate has confirmed he's retiring from rugby league after a fourth knee reconstruction.
13:21 Wed Sep 3 2014
Josh Brent, the Dallas Cowboys player who was convicted of the intoxication manslaughter of a teammate, may return to the NFL.
13:00 Wed Sep 3 2014
Eight Australian golfers are among the 70 players teeing up this week in the second-last event of the rich US PGA Tour playoffs series.
12:49 Wed Sep 3 2014
Denver Broncos receiver Wes Welker has been suspended for four NFL games after testing positive for amphetamines.
12:34 Wed Sep 3 2014
Keegan Bradley, Hunter Mahan and Webb Simpson have been added to the US team for the Ryder Cup.
12:20 Wed Sep 3 2014
Socceroos coach will cast his eye over new faces in Thursday's friendly against Belgium but winning the match remains his biggest priority.
12:19 Wed Sep 3 2014
England captain Alastair Cook says he will resist calls to stand down following the side's nine wicket mauling at the hands of India.
12:09 Wed Sep 3 2014
Janina Kuzma returned from her Winter Olympics break to win the big mountain Freeski Open at The Remarkables.
12:04 Wed Sep 3 2014
New Gold Coast coach Neil Henry says he'll definitely have a look at Ben Hannant if Brisbane release the off-contract NRL forward.
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