The Newsroom recaps this week in sport.
RKO Vine goes viral
WWE superstar Randy Orton’s finishing manoeuvre RKO has gone viral on Vine this week. The clip features numerous videos from the internet where Randy Orton is edited in hitting the victims with the RKO. One Vine features Julia Gillard’s famous slip while in India.
Ferguson returns to training
Rugby League bad boy Blake Ferguson will return to training in November, hoping to secure a contract with the Sydney Roosters. Ferguson was sacked by the Canberra Raiders in 2013 for indecently assaulting a woman at a nightspot in Cronulla. His contract was scrubbed by the NRL.
Titans hit by salary cap breach
The Gold Coast Titans have been docked four competition points for breaching the salary cap. Former halfback Scott Prince was paid $75,000 outside of his contract when he left for the Brisbane Broncos. The Titans have also been fined $300,000.
Manly, Newcastle Knights, the Sydney Roosters and Wests Tigers have also been sanctioned for breaching the salary cap but their penalties are less severe. – Chris Matthews-Darby
Top photo from Ed Webster’s Flickr photostream.