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#Best Sportswriting

# best-sportswriting - Sunday 4 October, 2015

Defending Arsene Wenger, the Thrilla in Manila and all the week’s best sportswriting

Also featuring ‘Driving to Work With Keith Hernandez, the Real Mr. Met’.

# best-sportswriting - Sunday 27 September, 2015

Brendan Rodgers is Robin Williams in Good Will Hunting and all the week’s best sportswriting

Plus, an insightful look at Romanian rugby and why bridge is not a sport.

# best-sportswriting - Sunday 13 September, 2015

How WWE went mainstream, Wilkinson's dilemma and all the week’s best sportswriting

Also featuring ‘Can boxing trust USADA’ and the lessons Graham Henry from winning the Rugby World Cup.

# best-sportswriting - Sunday 23 August, 2015

Death in the bull ring, baseball in prison and the week's best sportswriting

We’ll also have an explainer on how exactly cheats prosper.

# best-sportswriting - Sunday 9 August, 2015

Rowdy Roddy Piper's legacy, Britain's barmiest fan and all the week’s best sportswriting

Also featuring a unique take on the recent All-Ireland SFC action.

# best-sportswriting - Sunday 12 July, 2015

A tribute to Seán Boylan, what if Cantona never left Leeds and the week’s best sportswriting

Also, a brief guide to the ultimate hipster footballer and the messy saga of ESPN’s ‘Black Grantland’.

# best-sportswriting - Sunday 5 July, 2015

Brazil's demise, Sampras' reflection and all the week’s best sportswriting

Also, men fighting bears, men fighting men, and NASCAR fighting the Confederate flag.

# best-sportswriting - Sunday 28 June, 2015

Mo's missed drug tests, Kimbo v Shamrock and all the week's best sportswriting

This week also features a 1980s arcade game and a look at basketball’s mysterious triangle offence.

# best-sportswriting - Sunday 26 April, 2015

You snooze, you win, Shaq looks back and the week's best sportswriting

You’ve been out in the sun all week. Stay in, and treat yourself to these gems from around the internet.

# best-sportswriting - Sunday 19 April, 2015

What it's like to run a marathon in North Korea and the week's best sportswriting

We’ll also learn how judging an MMA fight works.

# best-sportswriting - Sunday 5 April, 2015

# best-sportswriting - Sunday 15 March, 2015

'Farcical' LOI, Di Maria an uninterested bystander and the week's best sportswriting

Also featuring ‘The Unbearable Lightness of [Billy] Beane’ and a heartfelt tribute to Tony McCoy.

# best-sportswriting - Sunday 1 March, 2015

Marty Jannetty, longball football and mathematical modelling - It's the week's best sportswriting

This week also features mathematical modelling and the original sports app.

# best-sportswriting - Sunday 22 February, 2015

A-Rod, the Don and the week's best sportswriting

Also featuring a look at football’s racism problem.

# best-sportswriting - Sunday 1 February, 2015

Warren Gatland recalls his school days and David Meyler opens up: It’s the week’s best sportswriting

Also featuring one of the football’s great cult figures and ESPN’s billion dollar studio.

# best-sportswriting - Sunday 11 January, 2015

Chasing the dream and the inevitable end: It's the week's best sportswriting

It’s January. Stay indoors, stay warm and treat yourself to some of the best writers on the internet.

# best-sportswriting - Sunday 4 January, 2015

Ken Early on Steven Gerrard and the rest of the week’s best sportswriting

Also featuring Barcelona’s identity crisis under Luis Enrique and the baddest motherf***er on the planet.

# best-sportswriting - Sunday 28 December, 2014

The other Irish cricketer who captained England and the rest of the week’s best sportswriting

Also featuring the weird world of footballing memorabilia.

# best-sportswriting - Sunday 21 December, 2014

Remembering Páidí Ó Sé and David Gillick on mental strength; the week’s best sportswriting

Put the kettle on and relax with these fine articles.

# best-sportswriting - Sunday 9 November, 2014

Wrestlers you won't believe existed and the link between Springsteen and baseball; the week’s best sportswriting

Also featuring an in-depth interview with snooker legend Jimmy White.

# best-sportswriting - Sunday 2 November, 2014

# best-sportswriting - Sunday 19 October, 2014

A tribute to Serena and the sad ballad of Ken Caminiti; it's the week's best sportswriting

Also, there’s a compelling case made against Ched Evans playing professional football again.

# best-sportswriting - Sunday 14 September, 2014

Cruyff on football's lost values and Roger Goodell's parental paradox; it's the week's best sportswriting

Also, the divisive Joey Barton talks Immanuel Kant while a NBA curiosity is remembered.

# best-sportswriting - Sunday 7 September, 2014

The GAA's role in the NFL's future and the craziest stunt in wresting; it's the week's best sportswriting

Why would you go outside when there is so much good stuff you haven’t read yet.

# best-sportswriting - Sunday 31 August, 2014

The value of Di Maria and behind the scenes of MNF; it's the week's best sportswriting

Plus, a look inside the world of dodgy internet Premier League streams.

# best-sportswriting - Sunday 24 August, 2014

George Best’s time in Cork and the Louis Van Gaal dossier; the week’s best sportswriting

Also, how Ferguson’s high school American football team are coping amidst the chaos.

# best-sportswriting - Sunday 17 August, 2014

Robin Williams' relationship with golf and Oisín McConville on goalkeeping; the week’s best sportswriting

Also, Grantland discuss THAT game in Space Jam and Adam Hurrey looks ahead to the new PL season.

# best-sportswriting - Sunday 3 August, 2014

The decline of Ireland's elite footballers and why Remember the Titans is a lie; the week’s best sportswriting

Also, a revealing Brendan Rodgers interview and a spectacular look at boxing in Cuba.

# best-sportswriting - Sunday 4 May, 2014

Saipan revisited, Mayweather in jail and Cliftonville's fight for gay rights; the week’s best sportswriting

Also featuring Bill Simmons’ take on the Donald Sterling controversy and Alex Gibney’s analysis the Loughinisland tragedy.

# best-sportswriting - Sunday 27 April, 2014

Flat tyres and a managerial career flat-lining: It's the week's best sportswriting

If it’s longreads you want, we’ve got just the thing.

# best-sportswriting - Sunday 9 March, 2014

James Joyce's love of rugby and the tale of the team who only lost once in the NFL; this week’s best sportswriting

Plus, a detailed analysis of the recent Ireland-Wales game and an interview with Willie Mullins ahead of Cheltenham.

# best-sportswriting - Sunday 16 February, 2014

Science at the Winter Olympics and homosexuality in sport: Some of the week’s best sportswriting

Also featuring articles on Nemanja Vidic’s impending Man United exit and Shane McNaughton’s life as a young GAA star.

# best-sportswriting - Sunday 9 February, 2014

A young BOD and nightmare hotels in Sochi: Some of the week’s best sportswriting

Pour yourself a coffee and enjoy the best sports-related articles of the past seven days.

# best-sportswriting - Sunday 29 December, 2013

Escape to Victory, the 'most entertaining fight of the year' and battling the All Blacks: some of the week’s best sportswriting

Grab a coffee, relax and enjoy the best sports journalism on the web.

# best-sportswriting - Wednesday 25 December, 2013

TheScore.ie's 50 favourite sports articles of 2013 (part 2)

Featuring Declan Kidney, Lance Armstrong, Aaron Hernandez, Mayo GAA and more.

# best-sportswriting - Sunday 4 August, 2013

Usain Bolt, Cavan GAA and Wayne Rooney: some of the week’s best sportswriting

Also featuring a lengthy dissection of Landon Donovan’s enigmatic persona.

# best-sportswriting - Sunday 7 July, 2013

Surface tension, mythical Flandrians and bogger pride: The week's best sportswriting

It’s that time of the week again, you lucky sports fan you.

# best-sportswriting - Sunday 30 June, 2013

Spain’s thrashing of Tahiti and Roger Federer: the week’s best sportswriting

Also featuring a look at the sudden rise of Monaco FC and an extensive interview with Dermot Earley.

# best-sportswriting - Saturday 11 May, 2013

8 of our favourite articles written about Alex Ferguson this week

Roy Keane and the book that never was are among the issues discussed in some of the best Fergie-related sportswriting of recent days.

# best-sportswriting - Sunday 24 February, 2013

The Sunday Papers: Some of the week’s best sportswriting

Featuring Marina Hyde on Oscar Pistorius, Spailpín Fánach on Joe Brolly and an elaborate tribute to Michael Jordan as he turns 50.