Event: Super Bowl
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
The Kansas City Chiefs have been crowned Super Bowl champions after defeating the San Francisco 49ers 31-20 at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, Florida.
Mon, 03 Feb, 2020
Raheem Mostert had four touchdowns as the San Francisco 49ers booked their place at the Super Bowl with a 37-20 win over the Green Bay Packers.
Mon, 20 Jan, 2020
One of the year’s most satisfying assignments doesn’t even necessitate a pair of street shoes much less a crack-of-dawn flight or a winter bobble hat.
Sat, 21 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
When the Dublin footballers continuously speak about the ‘culture’ that Pat Gilroy changed and established and that Jim Gavin then perfected, they rarely go into detail while knowing the secret of winning and Gavin was in the detail.
Tue, 03 Dec, 2019
Former New England Patriots and Oakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown has said he will never play in the NFL again.
Sun, 22 Sep, 2019
In the NFL, the quarterback is always looking at the match-ups. He scans the backfield for a mismatch. Tom Brady, who drove the Patriots to another Super Bowl win this year, is renowned for it. The New England win back in early February was greatly influenced by two mismatches on coverage on Rob Gronkowski.
Sat, 13 Jul, 2019
The original queen of pop talks toabout inspiration, aging, motherhood and why she refuses to cede control
Sat, 15 Jun, 2019
I’ve referred here in the past to my affection for The Ringer, the US sports and popular culture website which affords us such luxuries as a deep dive on the character of Bullock from Deadwood (look it up) and in-depth audio analyses of rewatchable movies.
Mon, 03 Jun, 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
For a small kid growing up in Cork in the 1970s, the big American sporting occasions, like the Super Bowl, the NBA Finals and even the US Masters represented a whole world of awe and inspiration.
Thu, 11 Apr, 2019
Before the GAA championship begins, a cautionary tale.
Mon, 08 Apr, 2019
Studios offering tattoos are mushrooming today, but there’s a long tradition behind decorating our bodies, says.
Mon, 01 Apr, 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
Last week in this paper, Paul Rouse analysed the GAA’s ticket price increase with his customary skill. Offering a wider context to those price increases was his trump card, because it deployed one of the GAA’s strongest core beliefs against itself: that it is a game, or games, of the people, writes
Mon, 28 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
As a sporting spectacle, the Ryder Cup has the capacity to reach the dramatic pitch of All-Ireland finals, a World Cup, the Six Nations Championship, the Super Bowl, and the NBA finals.
Fri, 28 Sep, 2018
James Tracy says Johnny Sexton and Leinster’s older stars are driving the team toward an historic double-double.
Fri, 07 Sep, 2018
The NFL season begins tonight as the defending Super Bowl champions, the Philadelphia Eagles, host the Atlanta Falcons, writes
Thu, 06 Sep, 2018
I recently made a return visit to the US. The purpose was a vacation, as the Yanks would call it. I couldn’t quite believe it had been around 14 years since my last trip there. I was genuinely curious, given all that has happened, how different it might feel.
Fri, 22 Jun, 2018
Aoife McArdle’s experience doing a video for U2 and a Super Bowl ad have been useful for her first feature film, writes.
Tue, 19 Jun, 2018
Alex Ovechkin put both hands to his head and screamed while he left the bench and skated into the thick of the Washington Capitals’ joyous celebration.
Sat, 09 Jun, 2018
We’ll start, given the week that’s in it, with a nod to the Leaving Cert.
Fri, 08 Jun, 2018
Here are all the latest headlines this lunchtime.
Wed, 06 Jun, 2018
Tue, 03 Apr, 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
The Super Bowl interaction between coach and player was something to behold. For Foles to feel so empowered in that moment, and for a coach to be willing to relinquish control of such a hugely significant play call was remarkable, writes
Tue, 20 Feb, 2018
The GAA needs to acknowledge that, along with its much-heralded community and amateur status, there is a pervasive cynicism that is ‘unique to our games’, writes
Wed, 14 Feb, 2018
Cast aside once in Philadelphia, Nick Foles delivered the city its first Super Bowl title.
Tue, 06 Feb, 2018
Donald Trump has accused Democrats of being "un-American" and maybe even treasonous for failing to applaud him during his State of the Union speech.
Mon, 05 Feb, 2018
Here's your morning news bulletin...
Mon, 05 Feb, 2018
looks at some of the lines that could dominate the Super Bowl.
Sun, 04 Feb, 2018
Justin Timberlake’s enthusiastic portrayal of an East Village folkie in the 2013 Coen brothers movie Inside Llewyn Davis was confirmation that there was more to the pop star than McDonalds-boosting funk-pop and Janet Jackson-attendant Superbowl controversies.
Fri, 02 Feb, 2018
Tom Brady and the New England Patriots are going back to the Super Bowl in search of a sixth title and will face a Philadelphia Eagles team looking for their first Lombardi Trophy.
Tue, 23 Jan, 2018
As we look back at 2017, Brexit and Trump are two words that came to define many of the year’s headlines, says John Daly
Wed, 27 Dec, 2017
Nicky Minaj has fought her way to the top of the music industry – and never made compromises,writes.
Sat, 23 Dec, 2017
Tom Brady piloted Super Bowl champions New England to the winning touchdown with 56 seconds left on Sunday as the Patriots clinched the AFC East with a gut-wrenching 27-24 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Tue, 19 Dec, 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
The New England Patriots didn’t need a comeback in their Super Bowl rematch with the Atlanta Falcons.
Tue, 24 Oct, 2017
Catch up on this morning's headlines...
Mon, 23 Oct, 2017
Shares of Apple and some of its suppliers fell yesterday on signs that demand for the new iPhone 8 models isn’t as strong as anticipated while buyers await the release of the higher-end iPhone X.
Fri, 20 Oct, 2017