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AFL

Why Curnow made huge commitment to Blues

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JULY 24: Charlie Curnow of the Blues celebrates kicking a goal during the round 19 AFL match between the Carlton Blues and the Greater Western Sydney Giants at Marvel Stadium on July 24, 2022 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Daniel Pockett/Getty Images)

Charlie Curnow has opened up on the reasons why he signed on a mega-deal and shirked rival interest. And coach Michael Voss believes it could help them secure a finals berth.

BEREA, OH - AUGUST 09: Deshaun Watson #4 of the Cleveland Browns looks on during Cleveland Browns training camp at CrossCountry Mortgage Campus on August 09, 2022 in Berea, Ohio. (Photo by Nick Cammett/Getty Images)
NFL

NFL, Deshaun Watson reach $5M settlement

The agreement ends one of the highest-profile disciplinary processes in league history after the star quarterback initially received a six-game ban for accusations of sexual assault or misconduct.

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 17: England captain Ben Stokes leaves the field after being dismissed by Anrich Nortje of South Africa during day one of the First LV= Insurance Test Match between England and South Africa at Lord's Cricket Ground on August 17, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)
Cricket

England given sharp wake-up call by Proteas

It is too soon to say whether or not England’s new approach to Test cricket will be thwarted by a brilliant South African attack, but Dean Elgar’s outfit put the hosts to the sword on day one at Lord’s, writes MIKE ATHERTON.

Ronaldo Mulitalo try celebration. Picture: NRL Images
UpdatedNRL

Cronulla’s fab five make pay cut pact

Five members of Cronulla’s all-star backline will hit the open market on November 1, but in a blow to potential suitors it appears all are prepared to put mateship over money.

NBL

‘Freak of nature’: Welcome to Dunk City

Melbourne United will unleash one of the most athletic teams ever to play in the NBL, revealing one new import’s freakish leap testing. Go inside the first full training session at ‘Dunk City’.