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What's wrong with Watts?

7:10 PM   Melbourne Demon Jack Watts position for Round 1 is in doubt says Mitch Cleary.

McCarthy a real pacemaker

Brisbane Lion Kate McCarthy has been touted as one of the quickest players in the AFL Women's competition.

2:29 PM   There's a new clubhouse leader for the Goal of the Year!

Tim's fight for Tassie

3AW's Tim Lane has taken exception to comments from outgoing AFL chairman Mike Fitzpatrick about footy in Tasmania.

Anger over AFL stream

Furious footy fans have hit out at the screen size of the AFL's new live streaming app.

All not Wells with Daniel

Collingwood recruit Daniel Wells has suffered another injury setback and is highly unlikely to play Round 1, says Mitch Cleary.

Fitzpatrick stands down

Essendon star Brendon Goddard has fired a parting shot at outgoing AFL Chairman Mike Fitzpatrick.

Fyfe on his future

New Fremantle captain Nat Fyfe says his appointment will have "no bearing" on whether or not he stays with the Dockers.

'Clamping down' on media

Sportsday's newsbreaker Mitch Cleary had plenty to report on Tuesday.

Pies need new president

Caroline Wilson says Collingwood needs to come up with a presidential succession plan and fast.

Viney's captaincy gong

New Melbourne co-captain Jack Viney spoke with Gerard and Dwayne.

Surgery for Dogs' star

Liam Picken has had surgery on a fractured cheekbone.

Athletics aiming for young fans

Lord Sebastian Coe in the 3AW studio.

Legendary athlete Lord Sebastian Coe tells Tom Elliott he hopes Nitro Athletics will reignite interest in the sport.

Tension at Arden street

North players fire up in an intra-club match.

Several spotfires have broken out during North Melbourne's intra-club practice match.

Magpies' toughest captain

Is Steph Chiocci the Magpies' toughest captain?

Tony Shaw may have a rival for the mantle of 'Collingwood's toughest captain'.

Watson returns medal

Jobe has returned the 2012 medal, says Caro.

Jobe Watson has handed back his Brownlow Medal to AFL headquarters, says Caro.

'He's the total package'

Dyson Heppell trains.

Matthew Lloyd has backed the "total package" Dyson Heppell as Essendon's next captain.

No concerns over maligned duo

Allen Christensen and Tom Rockliff.

Brisbane's new coach Chris Fagan has no concerns over maligned players Tom Rockliff and Allen Christensen.

Watson to step away

Watson and Dyson Heppell at training.

Jobe Watson has removed himself as a candidate for Essendon's captaincy in 2017.

Dwayne brought to tears

Carlton livewire Darcy Vescio.

Dwayne Russell admits to shedding "half a tear" while watching AFL Women's history on the weekend.

Women's games to stay free

AFL boss Gillon McLachlan admits the first round of the new women's league exceeded all expectations.

Daisy and the Dees

Captain of the Melbourne Football Club women's team Daisy Pearce.

Melbourne will be facing the Brisbane Lions on Sunday and captain Daisy Pearce says they are ready for the challenge.

Sit-down protest 'stupidity'

Dwayne Russell says AFL players would become a "worldwide laughing stock" if they sat down on the field during a game.

Beams in mix for Brisbane captaincy

Dayne Beams has shot to prominence in the race to become Brisbane's next captain, says Mitch Cleary.

AFLW ready to go

The AFL Women's league kicks-off on Friday night with Collingwood taking on old rivals Carlton at Ikon Park.

$10 million horse race

Jake Bourke   The Melbourne Cup is no longer Australia's richest horse race.

Mitchell on his new start

Boom West Coast recruit Sam Mitchell is already noticing the differences between the Eagles and his old club.

Dusty's contract conundrum

Caroline Wilson says Richmond may have a fight on its hands to keep midfield star Dustin Martin.

One of the greatest nights

Roger Federer (R) and Rafael Nadal with tennis legend Rod Laver.

Gerard Healy says the Federer v Nadal Australian Open final was one of Melbourne's greatest nights of sport.

Medical career on hold

Western Bulldogs player Tiarna Ernst in her hospital scrubs.

Bulldog Tiarna Ernst has put her medical career on hold to join the AFL Women's league.

Federer wins Australian Open

Roger Federer won his 18th grand slam title.

Roger Federer has won the Australian Open final in a classic against Rafael Nadal.

Australian Open ticket scam

It's been revealed more than 400 people have been scammed with fake tennis tickets.

Ablett removed from leadership group

Ablett is not in the Suns' leadership group for the first time.

Gary Ablett has been removed from the Gold Coast leadership group.

Roughead named captain

Hawthorn has named Jarryd Roughead captain in 2017.

Lloyd on Essendon captaincy

Essendon legend Matthew Lloyd says Cale Hooker is an outside chance of being appointed captain of the Bombers.

Anger over 'gorilla' comment

A tennis commentator has sparked outrage after he said Venus Williams had turned on the "gorilla effect" during a match.

Eddie Betts signs on

Eddie Betts discusses his latest contract extension, as well as who's impressed him over the summer.

Hird history being 're-written'

Sports columnist Patrick Smith has defended a controversial piece he wrote about James Hird.

Roughy in skipper mix

Hawthorn is "seriously" considering making Jarryd Roughead captain this season, Mitch Cleary has revealed on Sportsday.

Girls tennis in Australia praised

The Melbourne Park precinct.

Andy Murray's mother has praised Australian tennis for its development of girls participation.

Pat Cash's Australian Open predictions

Pat Cash expects Roger Federer to have a big 2017.

Ahead of the Australian Open which begins on Monday, Pat Cash joined 3AW's Sports Today program to give his predictions.

A $35m gap

AFL CEO Gillon McLachlan.

Whispers believes the gap between the AFL and the players stands at around $35m per year.

Sharks keeping Tom at bay

Tom Hawkins of the Cats.

Six Cats added the Pier to Pub on top of pre-season training, but sharks kept Tom Hawkins away.

Aiming for 100 goals

Cale Hooker (L) will partner Joe Daniher up forward in 2017.

Matthew Lloyd has backed Joe Daniher and Cale Hooker to return a big haul in 2017.

Ziebell hopes for headaches

Jack Ziebell breaks a tackle.

North skipper jack Ziebell hopes the squad gives their coaches selection headaches.

Concerns over Kyrgios injury

Nick Kyrgios.

Doc Larkins tells Sports Today that Nick Kyrgios' knee injury is similar to the one that dogged Rafael Nadal.

Whispers returns with a bang

Dom Tyson celebrates in Melbourne's impressive win over Hawthorn last season.

Sports Today favourite "Whispers" has returned after an extended break with a bombshell on a Melbourne midfielder.

Cam McCarthy 'looking well'

Fremantle defender Tommy Sheridan says he's excited to play alongside Cameron McCarthy this year.

Mack Horton hits the ocean

Mack Horton celebrates his gold medal in the 400m.

Olympic gold medalist Mack Horton is gearing up for the 1.2km Pier to Pub on Saturday.

Hird taken to hospital

Tania Hird has asked for her family's privacy after her husband James was rushed to hospital on Wednesday.

Percentage share the fairest option: Hodge

Luke Hodge.

Players think receiving a percentage share of the game's revenue is the fairest option, says Luke Hodge.

Destanee awaits

Destanee Aiava in action.

Destanee Aiava will soon be the hottest property in Australian sport, and she's excited by the attention.

An 'exemplary' young man

Peter Handscomb celebrates his second Test century.

Peter Handscomb's leadership credentials were on show at a young age, says his former school principal.

Maxwell thrilled for Handscomb

Glenn Maxwell has a message for anybody who doubted Peter Handscomb.

Melbourne soccer superstar

Daniel Di Francesco signs his contract.

Donna Demaio   Melbourne teen has beaten hundreds of other hopefuls from around the world, realising a his dream to play for one of Italy's top soccer teams.

'Kyrgios can win the Open'

Nick Kyrgios.

Roger Rasheed says Nick Kyrgios has the weaponry to win the Australian Open, if everything goes right.

'I see leadership qualities'

Matt Renshaw celebrates his century.

Dean Jones thinks the Australian Test team has found a new leader.

Misbah 'should be sacked'

Ian Chappell did not hold back on Macquarie Radio.

Jake Bourke   Ian Chappell has launched a scathing attack on Misbah-ul-Haq on day one of the Third Test.

TA hits back at Pratt claim

Steve Healy.

Tennis Australia has responded to claims by Kerryn Pratt that she was "victimised".

Hogg not expecting call-up

Melbourne Renegades star Brad Hogg says he'd never turn down an opportunity to play for Australia again.

Keeping an eye on India

Ashton Agar in action for the Perth Scorchers in the Big Bash League.

Dean Jones explains why Australia may play three off-spinners in the Third Test against Pakistan at the SCG.

Aussies win at the G

Australia celebrates the wicket of Asad Shafiq.

Australia has won the Boxing Day Test against Pakistan at the MCG.

Records tumble at the G

Mitch Starc hits one of his seven sixes.

Various records were broken during Australia's first innings against Pakistan at the MCG.

Cricket match fixing warning

International match-fixers are using social media to groom the next generation of corrupt cricketers.

New look Etihad Stadium

Etihad Stadium.

Joel Brooks   The AFL and Etihad Stadium are in discussions about ways to improve the fan experience.

Hanscomb 'the next Bevan'

Peter Handscomb celebrates making a half century at the MCG.

Peter Handscomb's strong start to his Test career has drawn comparisons with Michael Bevan.

Maddinson's future in doubt

Nic Maddinson is dismissed in the First Test against Pakistan.

Nic Maddinson's Test future is in doubt after another poor innings and dismissal.

Will Kyrgios return with right attitude?

Nick Kyrgios.

How far can Kyrgios go in 2017?

Warner's important innings

David Warner during the first cricket test between Australia and Pakistan.

Dave Warner's first innings at the MCG is a big one for him.

Smith's attempted catch is legal

Smith started at slip.

Steve Smith's attempted catch down the leg side is legal, after a rule change caused by a similar incident involving Smith.

Jones responds to caller criticism

Dean Jones hits another four on the way to 82 at the MCG against New Zealand.  Picture by Bruce Postle.

After a frustrating day 2 of the Boxing Day Test, Dean Jones has suggested that wickets should remain uncovered during a match.

Calls for umpires to speed up over rates

Ian Chappell (R) in the Macquarie Summer of Cricket commentary box with Damien Fleming.

Ian Chappell has called on Test umpires to help keep over rates up.

Hazlewood strikes with last ball

Josh Hazlewood celebrates a wicket.

Josh Hazlewood has struck with the last ball of the first session of the Boxing Day Test.

Review costs Pakistan a run

Not out.

Pakistan has lost a run after due to a quirk of the rules after a successful LBW decision review.

Lyon's nice wicket

Nathan Lyon takes a wicket on the delivery intended for a world-record "nice, Garry" attempt.

Cornes slams timing of changes

Marcus Bontempelli won 66 hit outs in 2016.

Kane Cornes has slammed the timing of the AFL's abolishment of the third man up.

GWS penalty 'lenient'

Herald Sun and 3AW Football journalist Mick Warner says the penalty handed down to GWS is 'lenient'.

Giants fined $100,000

Lachie Whitfield.

The Giants have been slapped with a huge fine over the Whitfield affair.

Handscomb's dream come true

Peter Handscomb celebrates his hundred for Australia.

Peter Handscomb talks to Tony Jones before living out his dream, playing for Australia at the MCG.

GWS to face Commission tomorrow

Lachie Whitfield was handed a six-month ban.

Joel Brooks   The AFL cannot confirm whether any final determination will be made tomorrow at the Commission meeting regarding the ongoing affair involving the GWS Giants and Lachie Whitfield.

Third man up banned

Laws of the Game Committee member Leigh Matthews tells Shane McInnes the reasoning behind the AFL's new rule changes.

Disposal efficiency to turn on Power

Travis Boak.

Joel Brooks   Port Adelaide will enter the 2017 with the pressure well and truly on, given the last two years have been below par.

Pregnancy clause 'clumsy' but fair

CEO of Cricket Australia James Sutherland.

Cricket Australia has hit back at critics of the pregnancy clause in its playing contracts.

ACA 'disappointed' with postponed talks

Alistair Nicholson

Joel Brooks   The three major sporting codes in Australia are all currently in the middle of a pay dispute.

Hussey defends the skipper

Relief for Australia's skipper Steve Smith (L).

Mike Hussey has defended Steve Smith's decision not to enforce the follow-on in Brisbane.

Hussey backs Maddinson

Nic Maddinson walks off after being dismissed cheaply.

Mike Hussey has thrown his support behind Nic Maddinson despite a poor start to his Test career.

Saintly goes to heaven

Bart Cummings with Saintly.

1996 Melbourne Cup winner Saintly has died aged 24.

AFL miss curtain raiser wish

AFL fans have missed out on their curtain raiser wish next year.

Joel Brooks   AFL fans have once again missed out on their wish for more curtain raiser's to be played ahead of AFL matches in 2017.

Why you shouldn't boo Cahill

Tim Cahill.

Melbourne City's Nick Fitzgerald has a warning for Victory fans who want to boo Tim Cahill: it only makes him more dangerous.

Chappell discusses 'selfish' Waugh

3AW Cricket Expert Ian Chappell.

Ian Chappell's comments labeling former Australian Test captain as 'selfish' was one of the lead items in the sporting world today.

GWS could escape sanction

GWS players celebrate a goal.

The Herald Sun's Mick Warner says he's starting to think GWS will not be sanctioned over the Whitfield affair.

Hogg opens up on depression

Melbourne Renegades bowler Brad Hogg.

Brad Hogg is a crowd favourite in the world of cricket. He epitomises the fun of the BBL throughout the summer in recent years, however he has had dark times throughout his life.

Hogg wants Christmas cricket

Brad Hogg in the 3AW studio.

Brad Hogg has thrown his support behind cricket on Christmas Day.

Stoush must end with fairly

Brisbane coach Chris Fagan.

Joel Brooks   The current pay stoush between the AFL players and the league itself need to be resolved with a proper balance,a ccording to Brisbane Lions coach Chris Fagan.

Suspend Brandan for diving

Brandan writhes on the floor despite minimal contact.

Shane McInnes says Fernando Brandan needs to be suspended for his simulation against Sydney FC.

Strike 'more likely than not'

Patrick Dangerfield has been talking tough.

Dwayne Russell believes an AFL player strike is 'more likely than not'.

Third man up rule could use a 'tweak'

Marcus Bontempelli goes third man up for the Bulldogs.

North Melbourne big man Ben Brown says the AFL could 'tweak' the third man up rule to help protect the two designated ruckman in the contest.

Soccer boss put 'foot in mouth'

FFA boss David Gallop "embarrassed" himself on Thursday, says Dwayne Russell.

Push for cricket on Christmas

The Big Bash League final match in January.

The Big Bash League is considering playing a Twenty20 match on Christmas Day.

GWS outgrowing NRL premiers

The Giants are coming.

Joel Brooks   The GWS Giants are continuing to grow in the rugby league dominated postcode of Western Sydney.


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