Buffalo Bills corner back Vontae Davis retired at half-time in Sunday’s defeat to the Los Angeles Chargers before admitting: “Reality hit me hard.”
Tue, 18 Sep, 2018
Ireland’s Cricket World Cup qualifier against Afghanistan is playing away on the TV in the background as Rob Ryan sits in the Clanna Gael Fontenoy clubhouse in Dublin, gripping a hurley, and holding court on all things American football.
Sat, 24 Mar, 2018
Tom Brady tossed four touchdown passes — including two to Rob Gronkowski — as the New England Patriots pushed through injuries and a mistake-filled game for a 35-17 victory over the sliding Miami Dolphins.
Tue, 28 Nov, 2017
The Georgia Dome, the stadium in Atlanta that hosted 1996 Olympic events and which was the venue for two Super Bowls, has been reduced to rubble in an implosion.
Tue, 21 Nov, 2017
Tom Brady conjured a last-gasp Houdini act to save the New England Patriots in a thrilling win over the Houston Texans on Sunday as the Atlanta Falcons preserved their unbeaten record.
Tue, 26 Sep, 2017
Rookie kicker Younghoe Koo missed a last-gasp field goal for the second successive game as the Los Angeles Chargers lost their home opener 19-17 to the Miami Dolphins on Sunday.
Tue, 19 Sep, 2017
Few celebrities have captured the public imagination in quite the same manner as OJ Simpson.
Sat, 22 Jul, 2017
Myles Garrett was the first overall pick by the Cleveland Browns in the NFL Draft, while three quarterbacks were chosen in the opening 12 selections of a first round.
Fri, 28 Apr, 2017
Tue, 20 Dec, 2016
The Carolina Panthers bounced back to winning ways with a 30-20 NFL victory over the Arizona Cardinals at the Bank of America Stadium.
Tue, 01 Nov, 2016
Tue, 11 Oct, 2016
The Carolina Panthers’ poor start to the season continued as they crashed to a third defeat in four matches after going down 48-33 to the Atlanta Falcons.
Tue, 04 Oct, 2016
Tue, 27 Sep, 2016
Aaron Rodgers has two NFL MVP awards and one Super Bowl ring, and he’s in his ninth season as the starter for Green Bay. Sam Bradford was never on a winning team over his first six years in the league. He had 15 days to learn Minnesota’s offence, then lost his Hall of Fame calibre running back to injury in the third quarter.
Tue, 20 Sep, 2016
A curse or simply not good enough? Whatever your point of view, there’s no denying Mayo’s place in the pantheon of greatest bridesmaids. selects a disappointing dozen of the worst performing final teams in the history of sport...
Sun, 18 Sep, 2016
Quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo did not miss a beat as he stepped in for the suspended Tom Brady in his first NFL start and led the New England Patriots to a 23-21 win over the Arizona Cardinals.
Mon, 12 Sep, 2016
Last Saturday, I was in Waterford watching some games in the Tony Forristal tournament: under-14 intercounty hurling.
Mon, 29 Aug, 2016
Fri, 08 Jul, 2016
Tue, 05 Jan, 2016
Quarterback Cam Newton threw three touchdown passes and his Carolina Panthers pummelled the Atlanta Falcons 38-0 on Sunday to earn an NFL playoff first-round bye.
Tue, 15 Dec, 2015
Tom Brady threw for two fourth-quarter touchdowns and notched a career rushing first, leading New England to a 30-23 win over the New York Jets that kept the Patriots unbeaten this NFL season.
Tue, 27 Oct, 2015
Medical experts and leading rugby officials will gather with peers from other top global sports tomorrow in a bid to accelerate how to properly diagnose and treat player concussions.
Fri, 23 Oct, 2015
Tue, 13 Oct, 2015
Miami Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin has been sacked in the aftermath of their Wembley loss to AFC East rivals the New York Jets on Sunday afternoon.
Tue, 06 Oct, 2015
Aaron Rodgers threw for two touchdowns to lead the Green Bay Packers to a 27-17 victory in an NFL grudge match against the Seattle Seahawks.
Tue, 22 Sep, 2015
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has upheld Tom Brady’s four-game suspension for the New England Patriots quarterback’s role in the ‘deflategate’ scandal.
Wed, 29 Jul, 2015
Eighteen-time major champion Jack Nicklaus has built quite an athletic legacy for his descendants to follow, and now his grandson Nick O’Leary will have his chance to thrive in the world of professional sports, specifically the National Football League.
Tue, 05 May, 2015
The Green Bay Packers, Pittsburgh Steelers and Dallas Cowboys booked their places in the play-offs after victories on Sunday while the New England Patriots earned a first round bye for the post-season.
Tue, 23 Dec, 2014
The Dallas Cowboys blew a 21-0 lead before rallying to beat the Philadelphia Eagles 38-27 and move to 10-4, one game ahead of Philadelphia at the top of the NFC East standings.
Tue, 16 Dec, 2014
Andrew Luck enjoyed a landmark day as the Indianapolis Colts beat the Washington Redskins 49-27 on Sunday.
Tue, 02 Dec, 2014
Baltimore Ravens have released running back Ray Rice hours after a shocking video surfaced showing the NFL star punching his then-fiancee.
Tue, 09 Sep, 2014
The new NFL season in the US is bringing with it more moral confusion than ever and it’s only the beginning of August.
Wed, 06 Aug, 2014
A stunning comeback sent the Indianapolis Colts through to the next round of the NFL play-offs at the expense of the Kansas City Chiefs as the post-season got off to a thrilling start.
Mon, 06 Jan, 2014
The NFL play-off picture was completed on Sunday with a dramatic final series of regular season games delivering big results for the Green Bay Packers, the Philadelphia Eagles and the San Diego Chargers.
Tue, 31 Dec, 2013
The NFL couldn’t have scripted it much better heading into the last week of the regular season.
Tue, 24 Dec, 2013
The Denver Broncos will be sweating this week on the fitness of quarterback Peyton Manning, who led them to their eighth win of the season on Sunday but saw his injury-prone ankle targeted in the process.
Tue, 12 Nov, 2013
Even weary fans of the Dallas Cowboys could not have imagined how they would succumb to their nightmare defeat by the Detroit Lions when apparently in control of their NFC clash in Motown on Sunday.
Tue, 29 Oct, 2013
The New England Patriots claimed their 10th consecutive NFL season-opening win when Stephen Gostkowski hit a 35-yard field goal with five seconds left to beat the Buffalo Bills 23-21.
Tue, 10 Sep, 2013
Atlanta remained undefeated, Tom Brady won the battle of the marquee quarterbacks and Drew Brees had a record-setting day in week five of the National Football League season.
Tue, 09 Oct, 2012
New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning threw a career-best 510 yards to lead the reigning Super Bowl champions to their first win of the NFL season on Sunday.
Tue, 18 Sep, 2012
THE New England Patriots secured the number one seed in the AFC and home advantage for the NFL play-offs as they came from three touchdowns down to hammer the Buffalo Bills.
Tue, 03 Jan, 2012
AMERICAN sport has always been a movable feast.
Tue, 29 Nov, 2011
THE Green Bay Packers survived a scare from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers before sealing a hard-fought 35-26 win to match their best start to an NFL season in nearly half a century.
Tue, 22 Nov, 2011