David Higgins and Dean Lonergan read the tea leaves then back pedalled this morning on a request for Government money.
The UFC featherweight champ aims to be the first fighter to hold titles in two weight divisions.
The 24-year-old shot putter has been playing a bit of golf since Rio, but during an interview he had to settle for a round of mini-golf with Brodie instead.
The race is on to get financial backing for Parker's world title fight against Andy Ruiz Jr staged in New Zealand.
A bid has been made for Govt support to have the WBO heavyweight title fight held in NZ.
After struggling to attract sponsorship, the Kiwi heavyweight's team are facing the possibility of fighting Andy Ruiz in the US.
The Giants capitalised on four interceptions of Case Keenum to defeat the Los Angeles Rams 17-10 today in the first NFL game played at London's home of English rugby.
Chicago starter Jon Lester pitched seven sharp innings and Addison Russell hit a tiebreaking homer for the Cubs who will host Game 6 at Wrigley Field tomorrow.
Hamilton posted the fastest lap in today's first practice at the US Grand Prix as he seeks to make a late charge at Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg.
The South Aucklander is guaranteed at least $1 million for the fight with many millions to come if he wins.
The 1 NEWS Sport presenter and her husband need someone for the 5km run leg of the triathlon.