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  1. Riewoldt captains Saints for 10th seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | The Age

    Nick Riewoldt was the obvious choice to captain St Kilda for a record 10th AFL season in 2015, but the Saints star hopes that decision isn't as clear cut next year. Riewoldt, 32, has led the Saints in 182 games and will overtake the mark set by Danny Frawley, who captained the side for nine seasons.

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  2. 'Everywhere man' returns to PowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | Kiama Independent

    NEW Kiama Power first grade captain/coach Brent O'Connor considers himself a bit of an "everywhere man", but says his return to the AFL club has the 37-year-old feeling like he's home. New player-coach Brent O'Connor with Aaron Boatfield, Josh Simpson, Rowan Adderley, Rhys and Thomas Williams, Rob Beaumont, Jack Mahony and Michael King at training on Thursday night.

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  3. Obama's labor 2-step: Fight on trade, embrace on wagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | News9 Oklahoma City

    ... in January, President Barack Obama briefly delayed his departure for an Iowa day trip to huddle in the Oval Office with AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka and United Auto Workers President Dennis Williams. The topic was Obama's upcoming State of the ...

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  4. Clocks in between pitches, innings coming to Class AA, AAA this seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... the charm of baseball is its timelessness but also sees how the game could be sped up some; coaches and players at the AFL felt the same way . Gardner thinks the changes won't have a major impact on the players. He will just have to remind players ...

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  5. A Needless DefaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | The American Prospect

    ... goals they claim to hold dear. "It's a terrible irony," said Damon Silvers, policy director and special counsel for the AFL-CIO, who served as deputy chair of

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  6. Melbourne coach Paul Roos says father-son plan is too complicatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | The Age

    ... "I think it has just evolved to the point where it has become so complicated," Roos said. "My point now is, all the AFL needs to do is say, 'Do we really want to encourage father-sons? Yes we do, or no we don't.' Under the proposed system, the No.1 ...

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  7. Strong U.S. jobs report shows best wage growth in six yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    ... up with inflation for decades, would help boost earnings for average workers, said Damon Silvers, policy director of the AFL-CIO. "It's good to see a little bit of wage growth in the economy," he said

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  8. Clarion names alumnist Weibel head football coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    ... he played nearly 5 years of professional football including the Erie Invaders (IFL) in 2000, Florida Firecats (AFL 2) in 2001, Greensboro Prowlers (AFL 2) in 2002, Myrtle Beach Sting Rays (NIFL) in 2003 and signed during the 2004 season with Grand ...

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  9. Seahawks sign offensive lineman, quarterback to contractsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... to that team. On their website , the Sharks said Archer - undrafted in 2010 out of William & Mary - stepped into the AFL team's starting role in 2014 after serving as backup in 2013. Signing players to futures deals puts them under contract through ...

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  10. 2015 Stock Market Report: Eddie RosarioRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2015 | Twinkie Town

    ... accurate read on where he was in terms of development. Rosario put some questions to bed with a strong six weeks in the AFL. He hit .330/.345/.410 with ten stolen bases and just missed capturing the league's batting title. Rosario's manager in the ...

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  11. In Brief: EnvironmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | Green Left Weekly

    ... reaches 40A C. But the Climate Institute warned that the heat policies of other sports were patchy, with a recent AFL match taking place in 38A C heat and last year's Tour Down Under having no heat stipulations, even though cycling races in certain ...

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  12. If history is any guide, Bishop's promise not to challenge not worth a jotRead the original story

    Feb 4, 2015 | Crikey

    ... of this country. It's what I chose. There's more chance of me becoming the full-forward for the Dogs [Western Bulldogs AFL team] than there is any chance of a change in the Labor Party." A month later Gillard requested Rudd hold a ballot for the ...

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  13. Demons' blueprint outlines plan to return to finals in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | The Age

    ... their current emblem, featuring the MFC logo, the Southern Cross, a football, a trident and a flame, in August 2010. The AFL would likely deliberate on any submission in May. "We have some brand truths - we wrote the rules to the game, we started ...

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  14. NSW Swifts recruit Julie Corletto flies solo in World Cup yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | The Age

    ... learnt plenty from him. Wright is one of several influences on the 28-year-old, whose brother Ian Prendergast played 65 AFL games for Carlton and sister Karen Prendergast played netball in Victoria. Her biggest influence, it appears, is Daryl, who ...

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  15. AFL star turned pollie lands plum corporate jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | NEWS.com.au

    Mr Madden, who retired from politics at the November election, has become a senior consultant with global engineering and design firm Arup . He will work in the Melbourne office with a focus on the development of the "local built environment, working with public and private sector clients", said a company statement.

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  16. WA footy academy gets boostRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2015 | Yahoo!

    ... programs at all nine WAFL clubs. The new position has been created in line with recommendations stemming from the AFL's talent review - an ongoing process which is expected to be completed once a new broadcast agreement has been signed for season ...

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  17. Jason Akermanis considering AFL coaching tiltRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | Sydney Morning Herald

    One of the game's most polarising characters is positioning himself for a tilt at coaching in the AFL. Three-time premiership player and 2001 Brownlow Medalist Jason Akermanis is spending the week watching Mick Malthouse and his team at Carlton in order to gain a greater appreciation of the way football has developed since his career ended unceremoniously in 2010.

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  18. Texans hire Pasqualoni, Devlin, announce coaching staff changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | Houston Texans

    ... coach for the Tri-Cities Fever (AF2, 2009), Orlando Predators (2010-11) and New Orleans Voo Doo (2012-14). He began his AFL career as a quarterback for Orlando in 1995 and he helped his teams win three of the five ArenaBowls he played in. O'Hara's ...

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  19. LSU Football Recruiting: Tigers add punter Josh GrowdenRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | Death Valley Voice

    ... to study and play American football for @lsu #GeauxTigers pic.twitter.com/7zPxAF2dyq Growden was a member of the AFL rugby club Greater Western Sydney in 2013 and has been training with ProKick Australia (PKA). He is ranked as the 11th best punter ...

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  20. The Super Bowl culture that the AFL should avoidRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | The Age

    Back in December, as AFL clubs were about to go on their Christmas break, an AFL coach explained the logic behind an audacious Port Adelaide tactic that had helped Port to power home late in the preliminary final and nearly topple the Hawks. In this innovative ploy, Chad Wingard and another player stood unmanned just outside the centre square on the defensive side.

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