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Friday 12 February, 2016

Tennis player hits behind-the-back volley that’s being called the ‘Shot of the Year’

The number 133 in the world is best known for defeating Rafa Nadal.

Thursday 11 February, 2016

From paying to play to being a key cog in one of the NBA’s best teams, the incredible rise of Jonathon Simmons

Jonathon Simmons has had a long, winding journey to the NBA.

This story about Kobe Bryant & pingpong shows just how competitive he is

The LA Lakers icon is retiring at the end of the season.

Wednesday 10 February, 2016

‘Show me a good loser and I’ll show you a loser’ – Cam Newton

The Panthers quarterback has responded to criticism of his post Super Bowl press conference.

Tuesday 9 February, 2016

Super Bowl winner explains how MMA helped him become one of the NFL’s most fearsome pass rushers

Denver Broncos linebacker DeMarcus Ware says MMA training helps his longevity.

Monday 8 February, 2016

New York Knicks fire head coach Derek Fisher – reports

It’s the end of the road for D-Fish in Manhattan.

From Business ETC These singing sheep may have stolen the show at the Super Bowl Superbowl Ads

These singing sheep may have stolen the show at the Super Bowl

Forget the half-time show – it’s all about the ads.

Sunday 7 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 12 things successful people do right before bed Rituals

12 things successful people do right before bed

Just in case you’re looking for tips.

From TheJournal.ie What’s it like to live in the world’s most violent city? Caracas

What’s it like to live in the world’s most violent city?

Criminal activity is widespread in Venezuela’s capital city, causing insecurity among both rich and poor.

The Blind Side story just keeps on giving

Michael Oher is hoping to win a second Super Bowl tonight.

Saturday 6 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie This man sold his stake in a €220 million company for a bike Whoops

This man sold his stake in a €220 million company for a bike

He described it as “the biggest mistake I ever made”.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s what fruits and vegetables looked like before we domesticated them Sweet Flesh

Here’s what fruits and vegetables looked like before we domesticated them

Humans have been tweaking the genetics of our favourite fruits and vegetables for millennia.

From TheJournal.ie Pictures: The UK’s annual test of all its coins is like something out of Harry Potter Trial Of The Pyx

Pictures: The UK’s annual test of all its coins is like something out of Harry Potter

The Trial of the Pyx is a bizarre ceremony, where the Royal Mint is put through its paces, that dates from the 13th Century.

Friday 5 February, 2016

The 10 Super Bowl ads people are already sharing like crazy

Watch out for these ads on Sunday.

Chinese clubs are spending exorbitant amounts to buy the best players in the world

Arsene Wenger believes China is a major threat to the Premier League.

Thursday 4 February, 2016

From Business ETC Facebook looked completely different 12 years ago – here’s what’s changed over the years Lookback

Facebook looked completely different 12 years ago – here’s what’s changed over the years

It’s come a long way since it was called TheFacebook.

Wednesday 3 February, 2016

Tuesday 2 February, 2016

Here is what fans will be able to eat at Super Bowl 50

Super Bowl 50 kicks off on Sunday in San Francisco.

Sunday 31 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 15 things you should accomplish in your work life before turning 30 Career Milestones

15 things you should accomplish in your work life before turning 30

Over 30? There’s still some inspiration here.

From TheJournal.ie Here are 12 ways to become a charismatic leader Follow My Lead

Here are 12 ways to become a charismatic leader

From a solid handshake to conquering self-doubt.

Cycling officials busted a Belgian rider in the first case of ‘bike doping’ ever

The UCI will address the matter of mechanical doping today.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s what the colour of your snot really means Achoo

Here’s what the colour of your snot really means

Yes, it’s disgusting, but that gooey stuff coming from your nose is trying to tell you something.

Saturday 30 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie A food poisoning expert on the six foods he never eats Not Worth It

A food poisoning expert on the six foods he never eats

Having spent over 20 years working on food poisoning lawsuits, lawyer Bill Marler simply doesn’t eat certain foods any more.

From TheJournal.ie The best way to text someone you want to go out with Modern Romance

The best way to text someone you want to go out with

Comedian Aziz Ansari has some advice for dating in the digital age.

From TheJournal.ie Pictures: Inside the surreal world of the migrant ‘Jungle’ at Calais Welcome To The Jungle

Pictures: Inside the surreal world of the migrant ‘Jungle’ at Calais

An entire society has sprung up on the outskirts of the French town, with the refugees living there making the most of the little that they have.

Friday 29 January, 2016

Vegas baby! Sin City could be about to get its first professional sports team

The Raiders are said to considering a move to Las Vegas.

Thursday 28 January, 2016

Wayne Barnes doesn’t know how lucky he is… NHL player faces suspension for hit on referee

Dennis Wideman is facing a long period off the ice.

Wednesday 27 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Tune in to the X-Files last night? Here’s how they made that massive alien spaceship THE TRUTH IS OUT THERE

Tune in to the X-Files last night? Here’s how they made that massive alien spaceship

The X Files was trending on Twitter last night as Irish fans tuned in after its 13 year hiatus from television.

Top NBA star Blake Griffin broke his hand while punching a team staff member

Clippers star set to miss 4-6 weeks following row.

Tuesday 26 January, 2016

From Business ETC Facebook's best-kept secret is a second website that's for talking to your friends Obscure

Facebook's best-kept secret is a second website that's for talking to your friends

Should Facebook be banned in your workplace, there’s another way around it.

Super Bowl 50 is shaping up to be the most expensive ticket in NFL history

Now that the Carolina Panthers and Denver are there, we know how much it’ll cost to see them.

Monday 25 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Here are the weapons Isis has in its arsenal Guns And Ammo

Here are the weapons Isis has in its arsenal

It’s a lot.

Sunday 24 January, 2016

From Business ETC Trailers: These are the 10 Netflix original shows people will be watching in 2016 Binge Watching This post contains videos

Trailers: These are the 10 Netflix original shows people will be watching in 2016

Here’s the line-up for the year of online TV.

From TheJournal.ie Bill Gates is betting on a test that could change cancer treatment Testing Times

Bill Gates is betting on a test that could change cancer treatment

“We must diagnose cancer earlier.”

From TheJournal.ie A new guideline on sugar could be bad news for Coca Cola and Pepsi Sugar Sugar

A new guideline on sugar could be bad news for Coca Cola and Pepsi

Americans drink a lot of the stuff and are being told to stop.

From Business ETC Those dots you see in iMessage are more complicated than you think Typing Bubble

Those dots you see in iMessage are more complicated than you think

The bubble, in fact, doesn’t always appear when someone is typing, or disappear when someone stops typing.

Saturday 23 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Take a tour of Cate Blanchett’s new £3 million mansion in the English countryside Property Porn
From TheJournal.ie Here’s how working in an office can be bad for you Office Space

Here’s how working in an office can be bad for you

It can be a jungle in there.

Friday 22 January, 2016

An 18-year-old ‘child of the internet’ is taking the Australian Open by storm

Naomi Osaka is bringing a dash of Pokemon to Melbourne.

Cam Newton has a fantastic perspective on the car crash that he thinks could have killed him

Cam and the Carolina Panthers host the Arizona Cardinals in the NFC Championship game on Sunday.