It's that one-and-only night on the AFL calendar. No, the Brownlow Medal count hasn't been delayed a couple of months. It's draft night. The big occasion when the 18 clubs make vital decisions about new personnel .... decisions that can eventually result in premierships.
Battle to be Brad Haddin's successor has widened.
England's shambolic showing in Adelaide has been slammed by former players, with Geoffrey Boycott declaring the Ashes ''gone'' and Michael Vaughan forecasting a 5-0 annihilation by Michael Clarke's team.
Exciting young talent Jordan Silk will have a homecoming of sorts when he pads up for the Sydney Sixers in the Big Bash League.
No point to prove, no rage fuelling an inferno in his belly, no wound unhealed, Doug Bollinger has instead attributed his resurgence as a pace ace to old-fashioned enjoyment rather than any old anger at being dumped from Test cricket three years ago when he was dismissed as unfit.
Given the number of injuries he has already suffered, Jacob Loko's NRL career is a blank canvas.
The foreign coaches experiment appears to have come to an end.
Manly supporters have been warned they risk becoming a Parramatta-esque shambles if the incumbent board isn't re-elected at the coming elections.
As the 2014 Tour Down Under fast approaches, Fairfax Media's cycling writer recalls some of the moments that have helped cement the race's part on the Australian sporting calendar.
Jamie Whincup inched closer to a historic fifth V8 Supercars championship on Saturday following an emphatic victory in the opening race of the Sydney 500.
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