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#Best Sportswriting

# best-sportswriting - Sunday 3 July, 2016

The football-loving terrorist, Caitlyn Jenner's complex Olympic memories and the week's best sportswriting

Also, Steven Gerrard on England and detailed look at the harrowing process of sex-testing female athletes.

# best-sportswriting - Sunday 12 June, 2016

Watching Rocky II with Muhammad Ali and more of the week's best sportswriting

Also, a tribute to the late Kimbo Slice and partying with Ronaldo in Bolivia at Copa America ’97.

# best-sportswriting - Sunday 17 April, 2016

'Michael Owen's Soccer Skills' and the rest of the week’s best sportswriting

Plus, the background behind Masters winner Danny Willett’s stunning triumph is examined.

# best-sportswriting - Sunday 10 April, 2016

Ranieri on Leicester's secrets, the complexity of transgender athletes and, the week's best sportswriting

Also, how Jason Day’s complicated and complex family background pushed him to become the best golfer in the world while just how new is the new Fifa?

# best-sportswriting - Sunday 3 April, 2016

Respect Ronaldo, the Spillanes and the rest of the week’s best sportswriting

Outside? Are you mad? Stay in with the best sportswriting the internet had to offer this week.

# best-sportswriting - Monday 28 December, 2015

Why Conor McGregor is UFC's most important fighter - 50 of the best sports articles of 2015 (part 1)

Also, ‘The Education of Alex Rodriguez,’ Kerry GAA’s lost years and parallells between Roy Keane and Bobby Moore.

# best-sportswriting - Sunday 20 December, 2015

Why Chelsea players have a right to feel betrayed by Mourinho and all the week's best sportswriting

Also, the unlikely link between Andy Lee and Anton Chekhov.

# best-sportswriting - Sunday 13 December, 2015

Paul McGrath profiled, Ronda Rousey speaks out and all this week's best sportswriting

Also, the reaction among former NFL players to Will Smith’s latest concussion movie is analysed.

# best-sportswriting - Sunday 22 November, 2015

Tyson Fury's 'disturbed' mental state & David Simon on baseball; the week’s best sportswriting

Also, why Fifa needs more women and the man whose football dreams were ended by concussion.

# best-sportswriting - Sunday 15 November, 2015

10 years since Keane's United exit & Phelps' rehabilitation; the week's best sportswriting

Also, German football’s ticket pricing problem and Cuba’s route to football glory.

# best-sportswriting - Sunday 1 November, 2015

Chelsea's 'ruthless chancer', the Brazilian NFL kicker & the week's best sportswriting

Also, Marina Hyde aims both barrels at the latest Fifa farce while Buster Douglas is remembered too.

# best-sportswriting - Sunday 11 October, 2015

No sympathy for Scotland, the white man in that photo and all the week’s best sportswriting

Also featuring a reflection on Brendan Rodgers’ time at Anfield.

# 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.