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Other - Today’s News

The Chiefs won a wild game with the NFL's first ever 'Pick-2' play

The Kansas City Chiefs beat the Atlanta Falcons to stay in the race for the AFC West title.

The Raiders continue to just win, baby NFL

The Raiders continue to just win, baby

Khalil Mack gave his Defensive Player of the Year candidacy another boost last night.

Other - Yesterday’s News

Brady eclipses Manning for all-time win record NFL

Brady eclipses Manning for all-time win record

It’s win number 201 for the New England Patriots quarterback.

The story of how Ireland took the Taekwon-do world by storm

Stephen Ryan chats to The42 about the Irish side’s considerable recent successes in the sport.

Apple's Jade fends off Vroum Vroum Mag in gripping finish to land the Hatton's Grace Hurdle

But trainer Gordon Elliott rules out the Champion Hurdle for the winner.

Liam Harbison takes over charges as the new Director of the Sport Ireland Institute

The current CEO of Paralympics Ireland takes up the role in early February.

Patriots confirm that Rob Gronkowski won't play again this season

The Patriots have put Gronk on injured reserve, officially ruling him out for the rest of the campaign.

Bulls suffer surprise defeat as Warriors bounce back NBA

Bulls suffer surprise defeat as Warriors bounce back

After upstaging the Cavs, the Chicago Bulls went down 107-82 to the Dallas Mavericks last night.

Dr. Dalton and Mr. Andy, ‘dying in silence’ at Boavista and all the week's best sportswriting

Plus, behind the scenes as the Jordan Brand goes big on Space Jam.

Other - Saturday 3 December, 2016

Un De Sceaux and Ruby Walsh claim dramatic victory in thrilling Tingle Creek Chase finish Horse Racing This post contains videos

Man Utd beat Arsenal and Chelsea to signing of Ajax wonderkid

Millen Baars, who captains the Dutch side’s Under17 side, has agreed a move to Old Trafford.

Wiggins must resolve steroid use controversy: Froome

“Those are questions for Brad to answer about what happened back then.”


McGregor claims he remains two-weight champion and Mayweather is scared Box Office This post contains videos

'When I didn't die from my buddy shooting me, I knew it was time to get out'

Tommy Byrne, the greatest race car driver you’ve never heard of, tells The42 about his incredible life.

Planet Earth references and Ken Early's underwear: Second Captains 750 podcasts on

We chat to presenter of the hugely-popular sports show, Eoin McDevitt, ahead of its latest milestone.

How diabetes 'saved' my life

US-based motivation speaker and elite powerlifter, Chris Rudden, describes his experience of living with an incurable disease.

Other - Friday 2 December, 2016

Usain Bolt wins record sixth IAAF World Athlete of the Year award

It’s been another superb year for arguably the greatest athlete of all time.

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Zaur's the man! Antia to stay as Irish boxing coach for the next 5 years

Antia’s decision “a vote of confidence in the future of Irish boxing.”

Between Eric Bristow and Theo Walcott, we've learned a lot about modern life this week

“Saying whatever you want, or saying nothing at all appears to be the choice on offer,” writes Tommy Martin in this week’s column.

Paul Dunne wasn't able to build on his strong opening round in South Africa

Charl Schwartzel holds the clubhouse lead on -10, five clear of Ireland’s Dunne.

Tiger: 'I made some really silly mistakes - mistakes I don't normally make'

Early momentum stalls as Woods finishes comeback round on one-over par.

Bob Arum: McGregor move is very smart - but Mayweather fight would be ludicrous

Vegas bookies make Mayweather 1/25 favourite if superfight ever happens.

Which way to Houston? Cowboys show that they can win ugly against the Vikings

Elliot and Bryant TDs take Cowboys one step closer to the playoffs.

Other - Thursday 1 December, 2016

We'll Leave It There So: Payne's kidney injury, Tiger back on the prowl and today's sport Thursday This post contains videos

We'll Leave It There So: Payne's kidney injury, Tiger back on the prowl and today's sport

Meanwhile, Paul Dunne makes stunning start in South Africa, Conor McGregor gets pro boxing licence and Arsenal star to undergo surgery.

Disaster for the Patriots as Gronk reportedly set to miss 8 weeks

New England’s star tight end needs back surgery.

Is... is he... is Tiger back?

The Big Cat is back on the course at the Hero World Challenge – and he’s hitting it well.

'I enjoyed it because I see all these noughts in the distance and they're getting closer' Money Money Money This post contains videos

'I enjoyed it because I see all these noughts in the distance and they're getting closer'

All Barry Hearn can see are those dollar bills coming his way.

Paul Dunne sizzles in South Africa to take early lead at Alfred Dunhill Championships

Not a bad start to the season for the 24-year-old.

NFL player who uses marijuana to treat serious illness suspended 10 games

Seantrel Henderson suffers from Crohn’s disease.

Could this be the week the Cowboys finally slip up?

It’s our NFL week 13 preview.

Conor McGregor has been granted a boxing licence by the state of California

The development has added fuel to speculation over a potential bout with Floyd Mayweather.

Norwegian prodigy Carlsen wins third World Chess Championship

He beat Russian challenger Sergei Karyakin in the final phase of four quickfire extra games.

Other - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

It is virtually impossible to have a good relationship - Rosberg on Hamilton

Newly crowned F1 champion Nico Rosberg has conceded he will never be “best friends” with Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton.

We'll Leave it There So: Six Nations bonus points, All-Ireland final ref's admission and all today's sport

Plus, former darts champion Eric Bristow has apologised for his widely condemned football sex abuse comments.

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