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#Best Sportswriting

# 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'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.

# best-sportswriting - Sunday 16 September, 2012

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

Featuring a revealing Victoria Pendleton interview and a touching piece on the Hillsborough tragedy.

# best-sportswriting - Sunday 17 June, 2012

The Sunday Papers: some of the week's best sportswriting

While you’re waiting for the day’s sporting action to get started, get stuck into these six tasty treats over brekkie.

# best-sportswriting - Sunday 1 April, 2012

The Sunday Papers: our 7 favourite pieces of sportswriting from this week

Treat yourself to some of the finest writing from across the world of sport. Sure isn’t it what Sundays are made for?

# best-sportswriting - Monday 26 December, 2011

Back pages: here’s some of our favourite sportswriting from 2011, part II

If you’ve already ploughed through yesterday’s sportswriting feast, here’s a second helping. We don’t do leftovers around here.

# best-sportswriting - Sunday 25 December, 2011

Back pages: some of our favourite sportswriting from 2011, part I

Rather than watching some rubbish Christmas re-runs, put your feet up and enjoy some vintage sportswriting from the past 12 months. You’ll thank us for it.