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Daily sports wrap: Floyd to pocket over a billion - win or lose

2017-08-23 18:55

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. CHEETAHS TO FINISH FOURTH IN PRO14?

The Cheetahs start as fourth favourites to win the PRO14 that's if bookies are to believed...

The Bloemfontein franchise and the Southern Kings were axed from Super Rugby, however, they received a lifeline in the European competition set to start next month.

Click here to read the Cheetahs odds

2. SMITH T20-APPEAL GREATER THAN TOYANA

Former Proteas skipper Graeme Smith was appointed as the head coach of the Benoni Zalmi with Highveld Lions coach Geoffrey Toyana named as his assistant.

The outrage over Smith, who has never coached professionally getting preference over Toyana was puzzling...

However, Sport24's Lloyd Burnard reckons that the appointment of Smith as coach is worth more than Toyana.

Click here to read Burnard's reasoning

3. KRIEL'S RESILIENCE AN EXAMPLE TO FOLLOW

Jaco Kriel has finally arrived in the Test arena and columnist Mark Keohane cannot be more happy.

Kriel's rise to the top should be an example for South African rugby players to follow that if the national jersey means that much to you, and you are good enough, you will get to wear it on your terms.

Click here to read Keohane's column

4. MAYWEATHER TO MAKE A BILLION FOR LOSING FIGHT

It's the fight everyone is talking about - Saturday's much-anticipated Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor superfight in Las Vegas.

Mayweather and McGregor meet in a 12-round contest - under boxing rules - that is tipped to become the richest fight in history.

And leading up to the epic showdown it's becoming clearer how much each fighter is likely to pocket...

Click here to read Mayweather's earnings

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