The New York Yankees have set a new record for the most home runs hit at an opposing team’s ballpark in a season, smashing five homers in a 9-6 win over the Baltimore Orioles to take their 2019 total at Camden Yards to 32.
Tue, 06 Aug, 2019
Much like the persistence of racism, to be still talking about a problem that existed in the days when Graeme Souness had a moustache and a perm feels like a depressing indictment of humanity’s inability to change for the better, writes
Thu, 03 May, 2018
New York’s World Trade Centre at Ground Zero, the Big Wheel on Place de la Concorde in Paris, and City Hall in Tel Aviv are three of the latest landmarks to join the growing list of famous international attractions that will go green this St Patrick’s Day.
Thu, 11 Feb, 2016
A few months before Bryan Cullen would become the first Dublin man in 16 years to lift Sam Maguire, the then director of football operations at Chelsea, Mike Forde, spoke at a conference in Liverpool about a bit of a continuing professional development tour he took in on Stateside.
Tue, 12 Jan, 2016
The Fenway hurling classic may be under review by the GAA for the “mass brawl” that broke out between the Dublin and Galway hurlers midway through the second quarter, but one thing seems certain: the Americans loved it.
Wed, 25 Nov, 2015
While rumination on the efficacy of curses is no longer regarded as cutting edge analysis, slightly more respectable is the idea Mayo are labouring under some fatal psychological flaw that is continually preventing them from reaching the mountain top. What else explains seven successive All-Ireland defeats?
Mon, 31 Aug, 2015
Between Mr Sepp ‘Steering The Ship’ Blatter (see elsewhere on this page), Mr Patrick ‘Golf Balls’ Neary (see the finance/comedy section) and Mr REDACTED REDACTED’REDACTED (see various legal eagles), it hasn’t been a great few days for prominent personages.
Mon, 01 Jun, 2015