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There’s something deeply patronising and self-serving about the way in which some from traditionally successful GAA counties wish to carve the championship up for their own ends and sh
Few teams can run out onto a pitch with as many ready-made reasons for defeat as the Lions which, in itself, must be an issue for Warren Gatland, writes Brendan O’Brien.
The Rathkeale House Hotel Circuit of Munster on Sunday marks the halfway point of the eight round Triton Showers National Rally Championship. However, it also contains several subplots including prepa
Andy Murray insisted he is playing well enough to beat Juan Martin Del Potro in the third round of the French Open after battling past Martin Klizan.
When the FAI brought in ‘summer football’ to the League of Ireland, it wasn’t in the script for the season to be over by autumn. Still, with Cork City 15 points clear going into toni
The quickest glance at Cyrus Christie’s social media feed tells you that the Ireland defender has athletic interests outside his own discipline.
Should Tayo Dunne emulate his father Richard by developing into an Ireland international, then his grounding within the learning environment at Monaco will be key.
An analysis of the supplement purchased and taken by Brendan O’Sullivan against an unopened tub of the same product helped to convince Sport Ireland (SI) that his was contaminated.
A member of the Irish Athletic Boxing Association’s divided Board of Directors has predicted that a dispute between the organisation’s two warring factions will end up in court.
Lions rookie Kyle Sinckler feels like he is in rugby heaven on the eve of his debut in the famous red jersey. Yet his thirst for knowledge may be hell for his teammates.
Johnny Sexton has one game to prove he is a starting British & Irish Lion Test fly-half on this tour to New Zealand and that opportunity comes tomorrow in Whangarei.
It was as early as the first week of February that Cian Dillon was championing the “off the cuff” approach favoured by Gerry O’Connor and Donal Moloney.
Turlough O’Brien won’t be looking to exchange bainisteoir bibs with Jim Gavin after full-time tomorrow evening, but there was a time when Dublin paraphernalia meant plenty to him.
Race day is almost here. It's time to lay out your gear, check the route map and put plans in place for travelling to the start line. The following bits and bobs should form part of your checklist and
Kirstyn Thomas' two-run homer in the top of the seventh inning helped Washington defeat Oregon 3-1 in the Women's College World Series             
CC Sabathia won his fourth consecutive start, Aaron Hicks had a career-high six RBIs and Gary Sanchez homered twice to lead the New York Yankees over the Toronto Blue Jays 12-2      
Diana Taurasi tied a career high with eight 3-pointers and broke a tie for the WNBA's career record, leading the Phoenix Mercury to a 99-91 victory over the Chicago Sky         &
Kevin Durant and LeBron James put on a show in the first half of Game 1 of the NBA Finals. But a look inside the numbers shows that Cleveland and Golden State both need to correct some things in the s
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Jack McCloskey, the general manager who built the Detroit Pistons' "Bad Boys" championship teams, died Thursday at age 91, the Pistons announced. McCl
Stephen Curry went through the normal motions of his warm-up routine before Game 1 of the NBA Finals. What was different was his footwear.? Curry had insisted to his team at Unde
Zack Greinke allowed one earned run in seven innings and the Arizona Diamondbacks rallied to snap the Miami Marlins' four-game winning streak, beating them 3-2           &nb
A shaky first few minutes are long forgotten, and Golden State leads Cleveland 35-30 after one quarter of Game 1 of the NBA Finals             
Reactions to the news of former Detroit Pistons GM Jack McCloskey having succumb to his battle against Alzheimer's. He was 91.             
Wade Miley allowed one run in seven innings, Mark Trumbo hit the first of Baltimore's four home runs off Eduardo Rodriguez and the Orioles beat the Boston Red Sox 7-5         
Jack McCloskey, the general manager who built the Detroit Pistons' "Bad Boys" championship teams, has died at 91             
He was nicknamed “Trader Jack” for his many astute trades during his tenure as the team’s general manager in 1979-92             
Seattle designated hitter Nelson Cruz and shortstop Jean Segura left Thursday's game against Colorado because of injuries. Segura injured his right ankle sliding into second base in the fourth in
Nicollet, a 26-year-old from India with big followings on Twitter and Instagram, gained an exemption to the ShopRite L.P.G.A. Classic thanks to a poll.
Baylor's new president is spending her first days on the job at the Big 12 meetings, where the school is providing an update on changes to reform its Title IX process         
Nick Kyrgios’ talent is undeniable. So is his temperament. Docked a point for smashing rackets, the 18th-seeded Kyrgios went from a set and a break up in the French Open’s second round to a swift
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant and ‘Bachelorette’ star Rachel Lindsay had a “pretty serious relationship” while they were students... Read More »
The lawsuit claims state law prohibits spending school property tax revenues on the economic development projects as planned.             
The Ducks and assistant coach Paul MacLean have “mutually parted ways” following the expiration of MacLean’s contract, the team announced Thursday. MacLean spent the last two seasons with the Duck
With her victory over Dominika Cibulkova, Ons Jabeur became the first woman from an Arab country to reach the third round of a Grand Slam singles event.
Florida State may be among the hottest baseball teams in the country, but it will face a stiff challenge during this weekend’s Tallahassee Regional. UCF (40-20, 15-9 in the American Athletic Conferenc
Big-time mixed martial arts is returning to Daytona as part of Coke Zero 400 weekend. The Professional Fighters League will host its debut event Friday, June 30, after the conclusion of the Xfinity Se
Supporters are encouraged to act quickly to secure tickets to Holden State of Origin II after a surge in sales following the NSW VB Blues’ Game One victory.
After going from worst to first in the American Athletic Conference, the UCF baseball team is ready for its next challenge: a return trip to the NCAA Tournament. The Knights (40-20, 15-9 in AAC) will
TORONTO — New Argonauts head coach Marc Trestman and his staff will have to familiarize themselves with each player to varying degrees. At the lowest end would be Brandon Whitaker.
For the first time ever this summer, Lee Canyon is offering a tour that takes place entirely on a self-balancing electric skateboard that boasts just one wheel in the middle.
Rod Beard of The Detroit News takes a look at the careers of the last 20 players taken at No. 12 in the NBA draft.             
When a wild pitch by Florida Gators closer Michael Byrne hit the dirt and ricocheted into catcher Mike Rivera’s left hand during the ninth inning of UF’s SEC Tournament battle with Auburn on May 24, o
The medical innovation known as an InternalBrace that could help Mike Trout expedite the projected six-to-eight week recovery timeline for his torn left thumb ligament is encouraging but somewhat
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says he would rather see more competition, but also thinks fans should "celebrate excellence."             
MIKE DICKSON AT ROLAND GARROS: The pressure on the Australian Open to rename its Margaret Court Arena has been stepped up after a blistering attack by Martina Navratilova.
The Taylor brothers in their No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R have won the first four races of the 2017 season.             
Mark Reynolds and Nolan Arenado homered, Kyle Freeland pitched six strong innings, and the Colorado Rockies snapped a three-game losing streak with a 6-3 win over the Seattle Mariners    
Eddie Jones turned quizmaster in the England camp this week, ramping up the competitive spirit among his young squad. The head coach his split his 32-man party for the series against Argentina.
Jorge Sampaoli has taken over as Argentina coach and faces the challenge of bringing the best out of superstar Lionel Messi for his national team and reconciling with fans that have been disappointed
Four-star cornerback Myles Sims has Detroit roots, but he fell in love with Michigan while living in Georgia.             
Some dogs like to play fetch. Others like to go for walks. But Kristen Edmonds’ puppy, Jersey, rides skateboards. “My brother actually got me a motorized skateboard for my birthday, so like after trai
Diamondbacks center fielder Gregor Blanco has left his team's game at Miami because of a jammed left thumb             
Bouhaddi was the scoring hero rather than the saviour with the gloves for Lyon. The France international took the decisive spot-kick for Lyon to win 7-6 on penalties after 120 goalless minutes.
Juventus will begin Saturday’s Champions League final against Real Madrid far better equipped to get their hands on the trophy than when they fell to Barcelona in the 2015 showpiece, manager Massimili
Ivory Coast legend Yaya Toure signed a new one-year contract with Manchester City Thursday, a reward for sterling performances after returning to favor mid-November.
Newly installed Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde vowed Thursday to deepen and revisit the renowned slick passing game of the Catalan giants in a bid to lead the club to success in all possible competi
World No. 1 Andy Murray set up a French Open blockbuster against Juan Martin del Potro Thursday, the latest chapter in what has developed into an epic rivalry.
It had been reported in France this week that the two clubs had agreed a deal for the transfer of Aubameyang, the forward who has netted 40 goals in only 46 appearances this season.
The Verizon IndyCar series has hit the most grueling part of the season, according to Ironman Tony Kanaan.             
The NHL expansion team looked to the Czech Republic to find scoring after Tomas Hyka had 17 goals and 38 points in 48 games in the Czech league.
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