Wayne Carey expecting child with third mother

Wayne Carey and Jessica Paulke are reportedly expecting.

Wayne Carey and Jessica Paulke first stepped out together at the Australian Open in January.Source:Getty Images AFL great Wayne Carey is set to become a father for the third time with a third woman, with reports that his new girlfriend is pregnant. According to the Herald Sun, Carey is expecting a baby boy with his new girlfriend Jessica Paulke. Carey, 47, has two other kids from previous relationships, including 12-year-old daughter Ella with his first wife Sally McMahon and three-year-old Charlotte Milla with former fiancee Stephanie Edwards. Carey was linked…

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Sam’s most ‘disgusting’ moment

Sam Newman likes to party.

LOVE him or hate him, AFL Footy Show host Sam Newman will go down as one of Australia’s most unashamed TV shock jocks, capable of producing controversy-laden rants week after week to send chins wagging around the country. The 72-year-old former Geelong star rocked the footy world after announcing he’d be quitting the show at the end of the year, potentially wrapping up a polarising career on camera. Take a look back at some of Newman’s most controversial moments on the program — not including his embarrassing pants-down gaffe (because…

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Golf magazine helps free innocent man

Valentino Dixon was published in Golf Digest. (AP Photo/David Duprey, File)

Valentino Dixon poses with the golf art he created in prison in Attica, NY. (AP Photo/David Duprey, File)Source:AP ONE prisoner in upstate New York just got a major stroke of luck. A wrongly convicted man walked out of a Buffalo courtroom on Thursday (AEST) and breathed freedom for the first time in nearly three decades — thanks in large part to investigative journalism by Golf Digest magazine. Valentino Dixon was greeted by bright sunshine, chirping birds, his mom, daughter and other loved ones at Erie County Court, after his conviction…

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Legend stands in way of Kyrgios

Venus and Serena could meet in the third round at Flushing Meadows. Picture: Getty.

NICK Kyrgios will play No.96 ranked Moldovan Radu Albot in the opening round of the US Open next week – but it’s his potential third round opponent that is likely to cause him a few more anxious moments. FINAL MAJOR: All you need to know about the US Open If the combustible Kyrgios gets through his opening two rounds then he is lined up to face second seed and five-time champion Roger Federer. Of the other Aussies, Ashleigh Barty, Australia’s top seed at 18, will face a qualifier in the…

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Federer, Djokovic, Kyrgios headline Laver Cup rosters

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Roger Federer of Switzerland and Novak Djokovic of Serbia.Source:AFP ROGER Federer and Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic will headline the team from Europe next month in the Laver Cup. The rosters for the exhibition matches in Chicago were announced Tuesday. A six- player team from Europe will face a team of players from the rest of the world in the second year of the competition on Sept. 21-23. Joining Federer and Djokovic will be Alexander Zverev of Germany, Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria, David Goffin of Belgium and Kyle Edmund of Britain.…

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US Open changes draw mixed reaction from stars

Serena Williams isn’t completely happy with the changes.

Changes are coming to the US Open.Source:Getty Images THE US Open begins next week celebrating 50 years of Open Era tennis with a decidedly new feel at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows. The biggest change in the infrastructure of the sprawling complex in the New York borough of Queens will be the unveiling of the new 14,000-seat Louis Armstrong Stadium. Designed to give a more “intimate” feel than the cavernous Arthur Ashe stadium, the new Armstrong with its retractable fabric roof “gives the US Open…

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Revealed: No surprises atop US Open seedings

Rafael Nadal of Spain.

Rafael Nadal and Simona Halep are No. 1 seeds.Source:AFP SERENA Williams has been seeded 17th at this year’s US Open one place below her sister Venus. Serena, who finished runner-up at Wimbledon this year after losing to Germany’s Angelique Kerber in the final, is ranked world No. 26 in the world, nine places below the seeding she has been awarded. The current WTA rankings are the usual criteria to decide seeding in the women’s draw. Williams, who has won the US Open six times and will turn 37 next month,…

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Sick Barty top Aussie seed for US Open

Nick Kyrgios has dropped down to No.30 in the world rankings> Picture: AFP.

ASHLEIGH Barty will be the top seeded Australian at this year’s US Open if she wins her battle with a viral illness that forced her out of the Connecticut Open this week. The Aussie No.1 has been named 18th women’s singles seed with compatriot Daria Gavrilova named 26th seed and Nick Kyrgios named 30th men’s singles seed the New York grand slam, which starts on Monday (EST). Barty, who is seeded directly below the Williams sisters, pulled out the Connecticut event due to sickness. Ashleigh Barty has found Simona Halep…

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Tomic, Kokkinakis in spicy US Open draw

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FALLEN stars Bernard Tomic and Thanasi Kokkinakis have been thrust into a spicy all-Australian first-round qualifying match at the US Open in New York. With both missing direct entry into the season’s final grand slam event as they languish outside the world’s top 150, Tomic and Kokkinakis must win three sudden-death qualifiers to make the main draw. But only one former Davis Cup star will survive the first hurdle following the release of the qualifying draw at Flushing Meadows. Bernard Tomic and Thanasi Kokkinakis must win three sudden-death qualifiers to…

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Cambage destroys China as Opals reach WC semis

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AUSTRALIA have advanced to the Women’s basketball World Cup semi-finals after defeating China 83-42 in Spain. Behind another masterful performance from Liz Cambage (20 points, nine rebounds and three blocks), the Opals swept past the 10th-ranked China team on Friday night in Spain’s Canary Islands to qualify for the medal rounds. Australia jumped out to a 17-point lead after one quarter to take control of the contest and book their spot in Sunday night’s semi-final. Australia’s forward Rebecca Allen (R) vies with China’s forward Ting Shao. Picture: AFPSource:AFP The Opals…

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