October 2011

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Faith Hill has assured NBC that she will not jeopardise her relationship with the network by making any divisive political comments. The statement comes following the dramatic axing of singer Hank Williams Jr’s theme song from Monday Night Football broadcasts. ESPN cut the song, which has opened the show for the past twenty years, and…

Read More Faith Hill vows not to repeat Hank Williams Jr’s slur

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A Welsh man is threatening to murder his son’s Sealyham Terrier in an attempt to make the boy more interested in the upcoming bronze medal Rugby World Cup play-off against Australia. The man from Gwynedd in North Western Wales who cannot be named for legal reasons, wrestled the cowering pup from his child’s arms when…

Read More Welsh dad kidnaps puppy before third-place playoff

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A confident Chicago Bears fan left Soldier Field before the end of the third-quarter after backing his side to hold off Minnesota in Sunday night’s much-anticipated NFL match-up. His gamble later paid off when he heard about the 39-10 thrashing on the radio while driving home. But the fan, Bill Trott, 34, of Lake Forest,…

Read More Sure of result, Bears fan leaves game early

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New Zealand’s police force stood armed and ready for another All Blacks choke in a World Cup semi-final, but thankfully it never came. The Public Apology can reveal that NZ Police Commissioner Peter Marshall had beefed up security to the tune of NZ$2 million during the World Cup in anticipation of New Zealand crashing out…

Read More NZ police braced for choke that never came