Michael Ruane's anonymity was nice while it lasted
Michael Ruane has lived most of his life in poker obscurity, exactly how he wanted it. But those days are gone now that he's in the November Nine.
WSOP: 50-year-old Cliff Josephy highlights 2016 November Nine
Two-time World Series of Poker bracelet-winner Cliff Josephy is the chip leader of the 2016 WSOP main event, which reached its final table Monday.
Vojtech Ruzicka takes top stack into Day 7 of 2016 WSOP main event
Vojtech Ruzicka leads with 27 players left in the 2016 WSOP main event, with 50-year-old and two-time bracelet-winner Cliff Josephy just behind him.
WSOP: On the brink on Day 6 of the main event
Players near the bottom of the chip counts on Day 6 of the WSOP main event have a paradox -- they're still in, but their chances of advancing are slim.
WSOP: Jerry Wong holds lead with 80 left after Day 5 of main event
Jerry Wong is one of three players with at least 10 million chips going into Day 6 of the 2016 WSOP main event, but it's a tight race up top.
Leadership key if young Blues are to succeed in Super Rugby
The Blues have the talent and an excellent coach in Tana Umaga, but they'll need strong leadership if they're to succeed in Super Rugby -- Craig Dowd writes.
Punters rushing to back Jaguares for Super Rugby title
Clear outsiders before naming their squad, the Jaguares sat at $251 to take the title; but with the naming of 23 Pumas stars in their squad, they are now one of the most favoured teams.
Greg Growden: Expanded Super Rugby a convoluted mess
Super Rugby enters its 21st season this week, but there is no reason to party as expansion has made the competition woefully lopsided, Greg Growden writes.
Eddie Jones - Behind the iron mask of England's coach
Eddie Jones is set to shake up England, but how did an Aussie youngster who grew up loving cricket morph into the hardened leader the rugby world knows today?
The wild and winding road that led John Mitchell to coach USA Eagles
We take a look back through John Mitchell's coaching career, beginning with that stint in charge of the All Blacks.
Junior Boks end Baby Blacks' rein
South Africa clinched a first-ever IRB Junior World Championship title with a 22-16 victory over New Zealand at Newlands on Friday night
Horgan incensed by abuse from Walsh
New Zealand rugby referee Steve Walsh delivered a "volley of invective" at Lions wing Shane Horgan, who had to be restrained by his teammates, it was reported today
Australia put woeful Barbarians to the sword
Australia warmed up for their re-match with Wales next weekend with a 60-11 demolition of a lacklustre Barbarians side in a largely uninspiring clash at Twickenham
Edinburgh bolster ranks with Atiga
Edinburgh have announced that they have secured former All Blacks back Ben Atiga on a two-year deal
Cyprus denied Rugby World Cup chance
The Cyprus Rugby Federation (CRF) has expressed its disappointment at the International Rugby Board's (IRB) decision to deny them a chance to qualify for the 2015 World Cup
Bowing out in style
December 3 down the years
The tricky issue of the Haka
"New Zealand's upcoming tour has left many feeling 'extremely awkward' about how to respond to the Haka." The East Terrace's James Stafford writes
The multi-national tricolour
"Has there ever been such a large disconnect between France's club teams and the international side?" Ian Moriarty weighs up the state of French rugby
The tour that killed American rugby
Rewind goes back to 1913 when the All Blacks visited North America and why that tour killed the growth of rugby in the USA
How Wallabies are getting their groove back
The Wallabies must immediately forget what happened on Saturday, and prepare for the All Blacks' onslaught in Auckland, Greg Growden writes
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