A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Tue, 31 Mar, 2020
Tue, 31 Mar, 2020
Aileen Gilroy woke up on Sunday morning fresh from celebrating North Melbourne’s preliminary semi-final win over Collingwood and planning for the final four. That night she went to bed with a flight booked home.
Mon, 23 Mar, 2020
Wed, 18 Mar, 2020
Brady was drafted by the Patriots out of the University of Michigan in 2000 and has gone on to build what is widely regarded as the greatest career for an NFL quarterback.
Tue, 17 Mar, 2020
American Football has been played in Ireland since 1986, and for a long time, it struggled to grab the attention of the masses.
Fri, 06 Mar, 2020
Rory McIlroy may have come out against the proposed Premier Golf League, but the world number one is not opposed to streamlining an “oversaturated” golf market.
Wed, 04 Mar, 2020
Mon, 02 Mar, 2020
Dessie Farrell has resisted the temptation for major change ahead of Saturday night's Allianz Football League trip to Tyrone, naming a team with two changes.
Fri, 28 Feb, 2020
A screaming gale wind and slashing, sideways rain brought the footballers of Waterford and Wexford face to face not just with the absolute reality of life in Division 4, but with the most pressing questions of existence, starting with ‘do I really want to be here?’
Sun, 09 Feb, 2020
The question the San Francisco defensive backs will spend the offseason asking themselves was probably the same one going through the mind of Patrick Mahomes in the split second that changed the Super Bowl. How did Tyreek Hill get that open?
Mon, 03 Feb, 2020
Holders Tyrone reached yet another Dr McKenna Cup final with a nine points win over Down at the Athletic Grounds.
Sun, 12 Jan, 2020
Jacky Lorenzetti, the billionaire owner of Racing 92, knew that a conventional rugby stadium would do little to attract Parisians. So, when he set about finding a home for a club in which he had already invested multiple millions, razzmatazz, rather than rugby, took precedence.
Sat, 11 Jan, 2020
When the eerie Foxborough fog lifted, it became clear that New England’s reign atop the NFL was ending.
Mon, 06 Jan, 2020
Ruby Walsh believes horse racing has been well ahead of other sports in its treatment of concussed athletes but admits that jockeys will continue to try to fool the protocols, in order to avoid the mandatory suspensions.
Tue, 10 Dec, 2019
This was a game between two of the sport’s best. It stood to reason that everyone wanted to see it happen.
Fri, 06 Dec, 2019
Dan Leavy was injured maybe a month or so, his prognosis having confirmed a catastrophic knee injury and a watching brief at the upcoming World Cup, when he posted a message on social media explaining how such a sudden plunge in fortunes was “haunting” him.
Thu, 22 Aug, 2019
Pittsburgh is a city transformed and on the rise. Yet it still finds time to reflect on its fascinating history, writes.
Sun, 11 Aug, 2019
I remember a time when a wrapper was something that covered a bar of chocolate.
Thu, 01 Aug, 2019
Back when the musician Prince was among us, he was renowned for making his way from playing in a big arena to go jam in some nightclub in front of a lucky, exclusive audience of late-night revellers.
Wed, 10 Jul, 2019
Mickey Harte expects his players to draw on their vast experience of the qualifiers and use it to inject positive energy into today’s clash with Kildare.
Sat, 29 Jun, 2019
Clare midfielder Gary Brennan reckons a bigger degree of consistency could take them into the Super 8s.
Tue, 25 Jun, 2019
The list sees 35 NBA players, 19 from the NFL and 15 from Major League Baseball
Wed, 12 Jun, 2019
Today’s lesson commenceth with the Queen herself. Beyoncé, if you have to ask.
Mon, 10 Jun, 2019
Tyrone boss Mickey Harte is sweating on the fitness of Brian Kennedy and Kieran McGeary ahead of Saturday’s Ulster SFC semi-final with Donegal.
Wed, 05 Jun, 2019
The year before Oliver Stone blinded us – and one linebacker in particular – with Any Given Sunday, Pat Comer hit us with A Year ’Til Sunday, one of the first and still finest GAA documentaries ever made.
Wed, 22 May, 2019
We had the Holy Communion in the house last week, our two boys decked out in their three-piece suits like they were about to appear on The Sunday Game, and along with the rest of their classmates, they enjoyed the ceremony and celebrations under gorgeous May sunshine.
Tue, 21 May, 2019
On their day, Tyrone are a match for any opponent, but on an off-day, anything can happen.
Tue, 07 May, 2019
Cork senior hurling manager John Meyler is looking forward to his side’s Munster championship opener in Pairc Ui Chaoimh — and hoping the post-match conversation won’t be about the playing surface.
Tue, 30 Apr, 2019
The Irish recruitment scene is enjoying an upsurge in activity in recent times, as can been seen with this selection of new appointments and promotions.
Fri, 26 Apr, 2019
Russell Wilson is understood to have become the highest-paid player in NFL history after signing a new four-year contract with the Seattle Seahawks.
Tue, 16 Apr, 2019
The twins are seven now and have already developed a keen nose for ‘controvassy’.
Sat, 13 Apr, 2019
Galway midfielder Ciarán Duggan believes the squad is stronger than last year as more fringe players are coming through to make their mark.
Tue, 05 Mar, 2019
Sat, 09 Feb, 2019
The aftermath of last weekend’s Super Bowl has been dominated by quarterback Tom Brady’s sixth title and the defensive masterclass planned by New England Patriots coach, Bill Belichick.
Thu, 07 Feb, 2019
Male cheerleaders will perform at the Super Bowl for the first time in history this Sunday.
Wed, 30 Jan, 2019
Readers know how the NFL draft works: In an effort to maintain competitive balance, teams which perform poorly this season get to choose better prospects coming out of college for next season.opens a similar draft for hurling counties.
Sat, 05 Jan, 2019
The past year produced another crop of bizarre, eye-watering injuries for sport stars. And not all of them happened during the action.
Wed, 02 Jan, 2019
Bill Belichick is universally recognised as one of the best coaches — if not the best coach — in NFL history, and he owns the Super Bowl titles to prove it. That doesn’t mean he — or his entire New England Patriots staff — is infallible.
Tue, 11 Dec, 2018
The Green Bay Packers had the ball in field goal range, on the cusp of breaking a fourth-quarter tie, when Patriots lineman Lawrence Guy knocked the ball out of Aaron Jones’ grasp.
Tue, 06 Nov, 2018
It’s complicated. We should be happy but there’s a palpable dread about how this ends because of others. Well, one other…
Mon, 05 Nov, 2018
Manchester City equalled a club record of six successive clean sheets in the Premier League to underline their progress towards becoming a complete modern team as Riyad Mahrez gave them victory over back-pedalling Tottenham and sent them top.
Tue, 30 Oct, 2018