Because of what was happening out in Tallaght over the weekend, this piece was always likely to be about basketball, and then a certain event in California last Sunday confirmed it could be about nothing else.
Wed, 29 Jan, 2020
The assignment for Boston Celtics forward Marcus Morris in his first start this post-season was easy to explain but nearly impossible to execute: Guard LeBron James and keep the four-time NBA MVP from running the Celtics out of their own gym in the NBA’s Eastern Conference finals for the second year in a row.
Tue, 15 May, 2018
Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr knows just what his players are going through down the stretch of a potentially record-setting season. Having stumbled to the finish of a 72-win season as a player with the Chicago Bulls two decades ago, Kerr is watching his Warriors do the same.
Thu, 07 Apr, 2016
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
Jim Culloty blamed the ground for Lord Windermere’s below-par run in the Lexus Chase over Christmas and all roads still lead to a defence of the Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup on March 13, for which 35 entries have been revealed.
Thu, 08 Jan, 2015
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston president Eric Rosengren, a consistent backer of record stimulus who votes on policy this year, said the Fed refrained from tapering its bond purchases last month because growth was lower than forecast and fiscal policy posed a risk to the outlook.
Thu, 03 Oct, 2013