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Today’s News

The quarterback, the President and the Divided States of America

There are very few footballing reasons Colin Kaepernick should be unemployed and yet, five years after a Super Bowl appearance, he is.

Yesterday’s News

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Friday 17 March, 2017

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Thursday 16 March, 2017

Wednesday 15 March, 2017

The42′s Winning Post: Everything you need to enjoy Day Three of Cheltenham

And hopefully find you a winner.

Tuesday 14 March, 2017

The42′s Winning Post: Everything you need to enjoy Day Two of Cheltenham

And hopefully pick you a winner.

Bernard Jackman parts ways with Grenoble with immediate effect

The side currently sit second bottom of the Top 14.

Monday 13 March, 2017

The42′s Winning Post: Everything you need to enjoy Day One of Cheltenham

And hopefully pick you a winner.

The Cheltenham Curse? Plenty of stars will be missing from this year's festival

Thistlecrack and Annie Power are among the bigger names absent from Prestbury Park this week.

Is there any chance Ruby's reign as the King of Prestbury Park will come to an end?

We look at the contenders for Top Jockey at the 2017 festival.

Sunday 12 March, 2017

Jack Kennedy - The Kerry teenager set to make his mark on Cheltenham

The 17-year-old appears destined for greatness whatever happens this year at Prestbury Park.

Thursday 9 March, 2017

'When I saw how intense it was, it did scare me': Lee Chin's ice hockey experiment in Vancouver

Wexford hurler spent time on the ice with NHL side Vancouver Canucks.

Billy Vunipola named on the bench as England get set for Scotland clash

Meanwhile, Hamish Watson has returned to the Scotland back row.

Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Ringrose to score first? A drop goal? 5 dragon-slaying bets for Wales v Ireland

Ringrose to score first? A drop goal? 5 dragon-slaying bets for Wales v Ireland

All the best bets ahead of Friday’s big clash.

No Limini as 13 horses confirmed for the Champion Hurdle

Vroum Vroum Mag is, however, declared for Tuesday’s race.

Munster's medical team cleared following investigation into Conor Murray head injury

World Rugby Head Injury Assessment protocol was correctly followed in Glasgow game, says EPCR.

Wales happy that the side that lost to Scotland can beat Ireland

There are no changes ahead of the clash at the Principality Stadium on Friday night.

Ben Rothwell the latest UFC fighter to be flagged for anti-doping violation

The heavyweight was due to face Fabricio Werdum at UFC 211 in May.

Monday 6 March, 2017

Katie set for quick return to the ring on Anthony Crolla undercard

The bouth will take place on 25 March.

Mike McCarthy leaves Leinster for Racing Club de Narbonne

The 35-year old has signed on for two seasons.

Beware the fastest 40-yard dash time if you're looking for NFL success

Speed kills careers quicker than anything else in the NFL.

Leinster confirm signing of Maori All Black James Lowe

The 24-year-old back will sign from Super Rugby side Chiefs.

BT Sport pay €1.36 billion to extend Champions League rights

The broadcaster has been showing Champions League games since 2015.

Saturday 4 March, 2017

Mark Downey: the 20-year-old Irishman whose gold rush could see him become world champion

The Down native has won three gold medals at the last three World Cup events.

Friday 3 March, 2017

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Goodbye, my Coney Island baby as another high-profile runner is ruled out of Cheltenham

The JP McManus-owned six-year-old has a badly bruised foot.

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Thursday 2 March, 2017

Rare medical condition forces Down's Marty Clarke to retire aged 29

The former Down footballer has been forced to call time on his career on the back of medical advice.

Masterson returns from 12 months out as Connacht make wholesale changes

Pat Lam has named his side for the Guinness Pro12 clash with Zebre.

Boost for England as Billy Vunipola set for return to club action this weekend

The number eight could well feature against Ireland in this year’s Six Nations after all.

Lisbon Lion Tommy Gemmell dies aged 73 RIP

Lisbon Lion Tommy Gemmell dies aged 73

Gemmell scored the equaliser as Celtic beat Inter Milan to lift the European Cup.

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'New rules will drag golf kicking and screaming into the 21st century'

Golf’s rulemakers are doing the right thing trying to modernise the game.

'How do you turn down the US President?': McGinley on McIlroy's round with Trump

The former Ryder Cup captain says Rory McIlroy was in a no-win situation.

Monday 27 February, 2017

Rassie's Limerick Erasmus to continue as South Africa stick with Coetzee

Franco Smith joins the Springbok coaching team but they keep Coetzee in charge.

The man who replaced Liam Brady as Arsenal academy coach given Wolfsburg manager's job

Andries Jonker took over from Brady in 2014.

What's the Thistlecrack? Speculation mounts that former Gold Cup favourite might run after all

Colin Tizzard’s announcement on Sunday night has caused panic in the betting markets.

4 months after beating the All Blacks, Joey Carbery given Leinster professional contract

The out-half is one of seven players to graduate from the academy to senior contracts today.

Even a rogue sprinkler head couldn't stop Rickie Fowler winning the Honda Classic

The American moved back into the world’s top-10 with the win.

Sunday 26 February, 2017

Two years after taking up track cycling, Lydia Gurley is already winning World Cup medals for Ireland

And the Galway woman has her eyes on this year’s World Championship.

Saturday 25 February, 2017

How 'ready golf' could make the sport better for players and spectators

Mark Wehrly of the GUI explains how they shaved 45 minutes off the average round time.

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