Michael Chammas

Michael Chammas

History on Manly's side in grand final rematch

Michael Chammas Since the introduction of the NRL in 1998, most of the reigning premiers have lost against the runners-up in the grand final rematch the following year.

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Baseball

Dodgers leave Sydney with two wins and new appreciation of city

Unforgettable: The Dodgers visit to the SCG had its disappointments but was ultimately worthwhile, says manager Don Mattingly.

Michael Chammas Besides injured pitcher Zack Greinke, none of the Los Angeles players or staff said they didn't want to come to Sydney - even though they might have been thinking it.

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Baseball

LA Dodgers v Arizona Diamondbacks: Game 2

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Michael Chammas Live coverage of the second clash between the LA Dodgers and the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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Baseball

Team Australia upset Arizona Diamondbacks

Justin Huber and Luke Hughes of Australia

Michael Chammas Team Australia has put baseball on the map Down Under after shocking Major League Baseball club Arizona Diamondbacks on the eve of their series opener against the Los Angeles Dodgers.

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Baseball

AJ Ellis: A Day in the life of a Dodger

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Michael Chammas Michael Chammas spent the day with Dodgers catcher AJ Ellis on Thursday before the game against Team Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground to find out just how demanding a day in the life of a...

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Baseball

Clayton Kershaw: superstar pitcher's perfect lifestyle

Clayton Kershaw

Michael Chammas In one season alone, Los Angeles Dodgers' superstar pitcher Clayton Kershaw earns more money than 150 NRL players across six different clubs combined.

Baseball

Brawls, batters hit and pools peed in: Dodgers-Diamondbacks rivalry has it all

No love lost: Dodgers batting coach Mark McGwire has words with Arizona manager Kirk Gibson.

Michael Chammas It's Major League Baseball's newest rivalry, and judging by the recent meetings between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks, it could boil over at the Sydney Cricket Ground this weekend.

Sport

Who should you support? The LA Dodgers or Arizona Diamondbacks

Peas in a pod: The players' salaries are worlds apart, but the same supporters are likely to barrack for the Dodgers and the Roosters.

Michael Chammas A guide on what fans can expect from the teams playing in Sydney on Saturday and Sunday

Baseball

Los Angeles Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks have a troubled history

Not happy: Mark McGwire (right) of the Los Angeles Dodgers has words with Arizona Diamondbacks' manager Kirk Gibson in 2013.

Michael Chammas Los Angeles Dodgers v Arizona Diamondbacks

Baseball

Ryan Rowland-Smith to play for Arizona Diamondbacks and Team Australia

Ryan Rowland-Smith of the Diamondbacks sits in the dugout during a training session at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Tuesday.

Michael Chammas Think of all the ridiculous questions an American could ask an Aussie about Sydney, Ryan Rowland-Smith has answered all of them in the past few months.

Baseball

Los Angeles Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks baseballers hail new-look SCG

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Michael Chammas There was no doubt the Sydney Cricket Ground looked a picture as a ball park, but on Tuesday it was given the ultimate stamp of approval by Los Angeles Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks players.

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Baseball

Australia could get regular season NBA and NFL games if baseball a success

(L to R) Australian batting coach Glenn Williamson, Australian pitcher Craig Anderson and manager John Deeble at the SCG.

Michael Chammas Major League Baseball believes the groundbreaking games at the Sydney Cricket Ground this weekend could pave the way for the NBA and NFL to schedule regular-season fixtures in Australia.

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Drugs in sport

Sandor Earl stunned by job offer to Stephen Dank

Stephen Dank

Michael Chammas Revelations of Stephen Dank landing a job in cricket has dumbfounded rugby league star Sandor Earl.

Baseball

SCG gets makeover for MLB matches between Los Angeles Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks

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Michael Chammas One of the world's most iconic cricket grounds will on Friday begin its 20-day transformation into a baseball field fit for Major League Baseball's season opener between the Los Angeles Dodgers and...

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Sport

Sport and Stilnox: tracing the link

Grant Hackett

Michael Chammas It is becoming common for sport and Stilnox to be used in the same sentence, with Grant Hackett the latest big name caught up in the curse of the sleeping pill.

Cricket

Live: Australia v England Twenty20: Match 3

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Michael Chammas Australia takes on England in the third match of their three-match Twenty20 series.

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Cricket

Live: Australia v England Twenty20: Match 1

Michael Chammas Australia take on England in the opening match of their three-match Twenty20 series.

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Sport

Brett Lee makes a patriotic delivery

Brett Lee

Daniel Lane and Michael Chammas Sydney Sixers paceman Brett Lee, fresh from captaining the PM's XI against England, has taken time out to say what he thinks it means to be an Aussie on Australia Day.

Cricket

Fourth ODI: England finally win after setting Australia record run chase

Jos Buttler of England.

Michael Chammas Ninety-two days after touching down in Perth for the Ashes series, England have finally won a game of cricket against Australia.

Cricket

Alastair Cook committed to England captaincy

Alastair Cook

Michael Chammas After a heart to heart with several of his teammates, Alastair Cook has declared his intention to stay on as England captain.

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