Rugby Union

Ireland 35-0 Russia: Joe Schmidt’s side labour to World Cup win

Ireland remain on course for a World Cup quarter-final after easing to an uninspiring 35-0 win over a toothless Russia in Kobe. Rob Kearney, Peter O’Mahony and Rhys Ruddock scored first-half tries before Andrew Conway secured the bonus point in the 62nd minute. Garry Ringrose’s late score put a final exclamation point on an otherwise […]

NHL

Sharks’ Joe Thornton staying in NHL for at least another year

Jumbo Joe is staying in the NHL. The San Jose Sharks have re-signed Joe Thornton to a one-year contract, the team announced Friday. As per TSN’s Pierre LeBrun, the contract is worth $2 million. Speculation swirled in the offseason that the 40-year-old, who became a UFA on July 1, would potentially hang up the skates […]

NFL

NFL Power Rankings, Week 1: Chargers in top 10; Colts plummet

We finally made it. Starting Thursday night at Soldier Field and continuing through Monday, 32 teams begin their quest. The ultimate goal? Be the last team standing in South Florida on the first Sunday in February — Super Bowl LIV champions. Another goal? Slay all dragons to finish atop the NFL.com Power Rankings. Granted, NFL […]

Basketball

Slo-Mo Joe right on time as Boomers outlast Senegal

Australian Boomers star Joe Ingles has revelled in the nickname "Slo-Mo Joe" during his NBA career but he stepped up in the nick of time against Senegal on Tuesday night. The Boomers came into the game as favourites after Lithuania pounded the proud African nation by 54 points in the group opener but this game […]

NFL

Patriots' Isaiah Wynn (Achilles) works with first team

When the New England Patriots watched Trent Brown leave for Oakland and a massive new contract they weren’t going to match, the question immediately turned to who would protect the blind side of 42-year-old quarterback Tom Brady. The ideal answer was second-year tackle Isaiah Wynn, who had his entire rookie season wiped out by a […]

Rugby League

Groin injury may sideline Joe Daniher

Star Essendon forward Joe Daniher has been added to the club's injury list amid fears he's had a recurrence of a groin injury that derailed his 2018 season. Daniher has played just four matches for the Bombers this season, making a surprise return to the AFL as a late call-up for Essendon's round five match […]