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The Weekly A-Z

A – ACROSS THE DITCH Our Trans-Tasman neighbours will be glued to television screens tomorrow to witness unbeaten colt Aegon chase a second Group 1 victory in the Randwick Guineas (1600m). The son of Sacred Falls, a known mudlark, has yet to race on a surface better than slow, yet… Read More

The Scout: EPL Week 27

Sheffield United vs Southampton There are signs of life at Sheffield United (20th) who won just their fourth game of the season midweek at home to Aston Villa. Meanwhile things are increasingly grim for Southampton (14th) who have now gone nine games without a win. Sheffield United’s 1-0 win showed… Read More

The Scout: UFC 259

Jan Blachowicz vs Israel Adesanya One of the most intriguing UFC bouts in recent years sees the light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz (27-8) defend his title against the undefeated middleweight champion Israel Adesanya (20-0). Adesanya has done it all in the middleweight division and his last fight domination of Paulo… Read More

The Scout: Thursday NBA Best Bets

Indiana Pacers @ Cleveland Cavaliers The Pacers (15-18) have fallen to 9th in the Eastern Conference off the back of four consecutive losses while Cleveland (14-21) have won four straight of their own. Andre Drummond has been put on ice while the Cavs shop him around, opening the door for… Read More

The Scout: EPL Week 26

Manchester City vs West Ham Manchester City (1st) are now undefeated in 17 straight Premier League matches while West Ham are two points clear in 4th after their 2-1 win over Tottenham. City’s roster depth is well documented but one player that has jumped out this season has been midfielder… Read More

The Scout: Friday NBA Best Bets

Orlando Magic @ Brooklyn Nets The Magic (13-19) could be on the verge of trading out one of their stars and going into a rebuild while Brooklyn (21-12) have won seven straight and look the team to beat in the East. James Harden is back to playing MVP calibre basketball, averaging… Read More

The Scout: EPL Week 25

Southampton vs Chelsea Southampton (13th) have lost six straight Premier League games while Chelsea (4th) have won four of their last five under new manager Thomas Tuchel. The Blues are playing a new brand of football, dominating possession and turning that into goal scoring opportunities. Looking to benefit from this… Read More

The Weekly A-Z

A – ASH WEDNESDAY With the inevitable casualties in the first week, it looked like Australia’s world No.1 Ashleigh Barty was primed to make a run at this year’s Australian Open crown. Even more so when she led Karolina Muchova 6-1 2-1 in their Wednesday quarterfinal. The 24-year-old Czech then… Read More

The Scout: Saturday NBA Best Bets

Atlanta Hawks @ Boston Celtics This is the second of back-to-back games for these teams with Atlanta too good in the first clash 122-114. The Celtics have been hit with a number of niggling injuries. Jaylen Brown tweaked his knee, Daniel Theis his finger, and Kemba Walker is clearly not… Read More

The Scout: Friday NBA Best Bets

Brooklyn Nets @ LA Lakers A possible NBA Finals mini-preview sees the Brooklyn Nets (18-12) head to LA to take on the AD-less Lakers (22-7). AD is out until at least the middle of March so we’ll get to see LeBron James carry even more of a load for the… Read More