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LISTEN: The best “Benny and the Cats” cover yet

We’ve heard a lot of covers of Elton John’s “Bennie and the Jets” in honor of Benny Snell, but this one may be the best yet. Check out “Benny and the Cats,” with lyrics by William Scott Collins and vocals by Sam Jones: Well done, guys.

The players in contention for Socceroos selection in the Asian Cup

The A-League is back and many Australian football players are looking to prove their worth in the league. Many are wanting to show that they stand out and could provide x-factor to the Australian national side come January. There are many Aussies overseas in Europe and Asia proving that they can be an important piece […]

Tim Tebow says the 2018 UK Football squad can do something the beloved 2007 group could not: sustain success

Photo: Getty Images Back in 2007, the Kentucky Wildcats took the college football world by storm under head coach Rich Brooks. They marched their way into the top-ten of the polls, defeating elite opponents in No. 1 LSU and No. 9 Louisville, both at home. Quarterback Andre Woodson worked his way into Heisman contention and […]

The first day of the Gfinity Elite Series gave us way more questions than answers

It was just four short months ago we crowned Melbourne Order as the inaugural Elite Series CS:GO champions – but a hell of a lot has changed in that time. It might seem like a lot to keep up with but, honestly, if you’re worried you’ve missed the boat on this competition, don’t worry. The […]

The Bell Theater concert series is back!

The Bell Theater Fall and Winter Concert Series continues! On November 15th, we are thrilled to have four exceptional artists on one incredible evening: The Ray Wylie Hubbard Birthday Bash! Come help celebrate the birthday of an alt-country icon! Joining him on the bill is up and coming country acts Arlo McKinley and Jaime Wyatt, as […]

A mug punter’s guide to the Melbourne Cup

If you want to base your selection on the cold hard statistics of previous Melbourne Cup winners, here’s a guide. The age of your horse Four and five-year-old horses have won the Melbourne Cup more than any other age (44 times each). There are five four-year-old horses in the 2018 race and seven five-year-olds. Handicap […]

Only one College Gameday analyst picked Kentucky to beat Georgia

Only one person on the College Gameday panel picked Kentucky to beat Georgia and it’s not who you would expect. Desmond Howard picked the Cats to upset the Dawgs, while Lee Corso, Kirk Herbstreit, and guest picker Alex Bregman went with Georgia. Howard originally wanted to go with Georgia, but flipped his pick when he heard […]

The SEC Nation Crew Doesn’t Believe in Kentucky

The Big Blue Nation gave SEC Nation their most electric atmosphere ever.  Paul Finebaum loved the energy from the crowd, but it wasn’t enough for him, or Tim Tebow, to predict a Kentucky victory.  Marcus Spears is the only one drinking the blue Kool-Aid.  The KSBar crowd erupted when Spears made his selection. The SEC […]

Would Mark Taylor have made a good CA chairman?

Malcolm Speed, former CEO of Cricket Australia, has suggested Mark Taylor take over as chairman from David Peever. Taylor ruled himself out of any such position but it made me wonder – what sort of Cricket Australia chairman would he have made? Like most cricket fans, I loved Taylor as a player and a captain. […]

Behind the barriers: Five bets for Sunday November 4

Looks to be really competitive racing on Sunday, where I’m keen on a couple at Muswellbrook. Here are my five plays for the afternoon. Bet One- Win- Muswellbrook Race Two Number 9 Bubbles Ball The Kris Lees/Andrew Gibbons combo has been lethal this season and I think they can continue that at the Brook, starting […]