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Daily sports wrap: US family bet over R10m on Mayweather

2017-08-16 18:52

Cape Town - Sport24 produces - get this - over 100 articles a day...

So naturally there'll be a few articles that even our most ardent readers will miss.

On the off chance you are one of those, here are our top FOUR stories that might have slipped your browser feed today!

1. THE TRUE UNSUNG HERO IN SA RUGBY

Kings coach Deon Davids deserved as much praise as Johan Ackermann for what he achieved in this year's Super Rugby season.

Columnist Mark Keohane feels what Davids achieved with the Kings in 2017 was remarkable and that there should be as much fanfare made about his exploits this season.

Click here to read Keohane's column


2. OUCH! SMIT TAKES ONE DOWN BELOW

Former Dolphins wicketkeeper, batsman - and leg-spinner - Daryn Smit is enjoying life on the county circuit in England.

But this week Smit made headlines for unfortunate reasons...

Smit was keeping for Derbyshire while they were taking on Durham in a T20 Blast encounter and was hit square in the 'nether regions'...

Click here to watch Smit take one where it hurts the most

3. BOOKIES BACK DOWNS FOR PSL TROPHY

The Premier Soccer League (PSL) season kicks off this weekend and already there are many speculating who will lift the coveted trophy.

Mamelodi Sundowns are set to win a record eighth PSL title this season - if bookmakers are to be believed...

But what about the defending champions, Bidvest Wits?

Click here to read the odds ahead of this year's PSL

4. THEY BET HOW MUCH ON MAYWEATHER?!

It's almost time!

The boxing match of the century is about to take place and some massive bets have already been placed...

According to the bookies, unbeaten American boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather is the overwhelming favourite to walk out the ring victorious in his bout against UFC star, Conor McGregor. (read all the odds here)

However, the real story lies in three brothers residing in America, who have decided to bet more over R10 million (we are not kidding) on Mayweather...

Click here to read about the outrageous bet

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