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US film and TV behemoth Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. is threatening legal action against Channel Nine over trademark infringement – a move that could put the network’s Commonwealth Bank triangular one-day series in jeopardy. The case stems from the first T20 international between Australia and India earlier this month, when Channel Nine used the term…

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A leading psychologist has warned that the new T20 phenomena sweeping world cricket is attracting the criminally inclined to the sport – and effectively dumbing down a generation of already slow-minded children, in turn making them more inclined to criminal behaviour. Following last week’s brace of ugly incidents during – and in  the aftermath of…

Read More Psychologist Warns: T20 Cricket Breeds Criminal Deviancy

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Indian paceman Zaheer Khan has found an unlikely ally in his war of words with Australian wicket-keeper Brad Haddin – the young and increasingly arrogant fast bowler, James Pattinson. Haddin drew attention when he came out swinging blindly, in true style, at a press conference last week, hailing the Indian team as “fragile” and claiming…

Read More James Pattinson slams Haddin, foreshadows arrogance

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Cricket Australia is embarking on an audacious program to train the wives and girlfriends of high-profile cricketers on how to act appropriately during matches. The move comes after criticism was heaved at Michael Clarke’s girlfriend, Kyly Boldy, for failing to applaud correctly during Clarke’s epic milestone knock of 329 not out. The footage was captured…

Read More Cricket Australia to run WAG boot camp

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Startling revelations have emerged in the aftermath of Shane Warne’s now infamous ‘cooking accident’ which left his bowling hand looking as blistered and pustuled as that kid everyone avoided in school. Warne set the Twitter world alight like a Tibetan Monk when he tweeted a picture of his severely burnt hand, requesting medical advice. Ill-advised…

Read More Shane Warne reveals seedy truth behind burned hand