Adrian Proszenko 8:00 PM Newcastle chairman Brian McGuigan believes Nathan Brown is the man to return the club to its halcyon days.
Linda Pearce Australian tennis legend Rod Laver believes Nick Kyrgios' "mouth and his antics have taken over" his game, and questioned the 20-year-old's ability to fulfil his vast potential.
The FFA used an account containing Commonwealth funds to pay a $500,000 "stadium re-development" payment to a Caribbean bank account controlled by allegedly corrupt former FIFA boss Jack Warner.
Brad Walter 3:57 PM The loser of Saturday's Penrith-Newcastle clash will earn the tag of the best "worst" team in NRL history
3:20 PM England are to be forced to wear their red away kit instead of traditional white for their opening World Cup match against Fiji at Twickenham despite being tournament hosts.
2:06 PM Almost a quarter of a century ago, in the pool rounds of the 1991 Rugby World Cup, Western Samoa pulled off one of rugby's biggest upsets when they beat the once-mighty Wales at Cardiff Arms Park.
Jesse Hogan 2:00 PM Former Western Australia captain Marcus North has strongly endorsed the looming move of Perth's most prestigious cricket matches away from the WACA Ground, and backed administrators to ensure comparable drop-in pitches will be used at the new stadium in Burswood.
When it comes to supporters of the traditionally big Melbourne clubs, it seems regardless of performance, they are guaranteed strong support, television audiences and social-media engagement.
Michael Lynch 3:39 PM He's got a long way to go to replicate the deeds of Socceroos legend Tim Cahill, but Bundesliga-based Mathew Leckie is shaping as the closest replacement Australia have to their goalscoring talisman if his display against Bangladesh is anything to go by.
Michael Lynch, Perth 3:03 PM So you stick five goals past one of the weakest sides in world soccer in a game that was easier than an average training session.
Brandon Palmer 3:27 PM All eyes will be on an in-form Jordan Tsekenis when Canberra Olympic face Tigers FC in the preliminary final of this year's National Premier League at Deakin Stadium on Sunday.
Kyle Mackey-Laws 2:44 PM Simon Woolford is free to coach the Queanbeyan Blues in Sunday's Canberra Raiders Cup against the Goulburn Bulldogs.
Patrick Bartley 4:00 PM On Friday morning Anthony Cummings, the son of arguably Australia's greatest horse trainer who passed away early last Sunday morning, took 30 minutes out from the hectic task of organising Monday's state funeral for his father, Bart.
Shaun Kenny-Dowall could make his return to the Sydney Roosters side on Friday night against South Sydney Rabbitohs.
Veteran Spaniard Tommy Robredo continues his run of knocking over Australians at the US Open, beating Sam Groth in straight sets.
He has been making waves on field as he fights for a spot in the San Francisco 49-ers but in the meantime fans can get their Jarryd Hayne fix by playing the Madden NFL 16 video game.
Where does Coco Vandeweghe's destruction of her tennis racquet during her US Open tie rank amongst other notorious racquet abusers?
The Canberra Raiders take on the Penrith Panthers at home in the second-to-last round of the NRL.
Canberra Raiders post 34-18 win over Penrith Panthers to round out an otherwise disappointing home season.
After a big win over St Kilda on the weekend, the Swans are quietly confident as the finals loom.
Swansea inflict Manchester United first loss of season while Southampton record first win of season.
World number three Maria Sharapova withdraws from the US Open due to injury.