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Other - Today’s News

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These 5 books have made the shortlist for Ireland’s newest sports writing prize

Jim McGuinness’ memoir leads a GAA-heavy shortlist.

Peterborough not willing to ‘take a risk’ on League of Ireland star

Former Sunderland forward Patrick McEleney has seen his proposed move to the League One club fall through.

Katie Taylor will have a new coach in her corner during Irish title fight

However, her father Pete will return in time for the Olympics.

Eagles and Cowboys stuffed while Bears stun Packers

The Carolina Panthers remain perfect after a comfortable win over the Cowboys.

Other - Yesterday’s News

David Goldblatt’s ‘The Game of Our Lives’ named William Hill Sports Book of the Year

British football study takes home the world’s richest literary sports writing prize.

70-year-old Caitlín Bent is Ireland’s oldest mountain runner – and isn’t stopping anytime soon

The Dubliner has spent exactly half her life racing up and down the mountains of Ireland.

We’ll Leave It There So: Madigan’s future up in the air, defeat for Ireland and today’s sport

Plus, another victory for John Joe Nevin and Jack Grealish is back in the bold corner at Aston Villa.

IAAF chief Sebastian Coe steps down as paid Nike ambassador due to ‘conflict of interest’

The former Olympian had previously resisted calls for him to sever ties with the American sports brand.

NFL fans set for a Thanksgiving Day feast

Irish fans can enjoy the once yearly experience of American football at a reasonable hour on a Thursday.

Russia accepts IAAF ban following ‘state-sponsored doping’ report

It rules Russian athletes out of the World Indoor Championships.

NFL star ‘stable’ after being shot twice in the head

Stedman Bailey is in intensive care after Tuesday’s incident.

Magnificent 7 for John Joe Nevin as he remains undefeated as a pro

The Westmeath boxer beat Greg Coverson Jr last night.

Other - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

The NBA is drooling over a 19-year-old Australian who looks ready to dominate after just 4 games

The NBA Draft is still almost seven months away but some fans are getting very excited.

We’ll Leave It There So: Pendred retires, Grealish sent to the bold corner and today’s sport

Elsewhere, Thomas Barr has been named Irish Athlete of the Year there was a key contract deal for Connacht rugby.

Even the NFL doesn’t know all the teams set to play in London next year

One of the six won’t be decided until the end of this season.

Thomas Barr is named Irish Athlete of the Year

Barr won the 400m gold at the World University Games earlier this year.

Wenger: If I take you out, you’ll see that I like to spend money

Jovial Arsenal boss denies he has an issue with splashing the cash, and is willing to prove it.

Carter: Departures won’t curb dominance of All Blacks

New Zealand rugby is in safe hands, according to fly-half.

O’Neill piles on the pounds in heavyweight mission to reach Rio

Olympian has put on two stone of ‘good weight’ ahead of Irish title defence.

Warriors go 16-0 to break NBA record

For the first time in NBA history, a team has started the season 16-0 after the Golden State Warriors won again.

Fury in ‘peak condition’ ahead of Klitschko showdown

World-title challenger 100 per cent prepared after ‘five-month’ camp.

Other - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Analysis: Romo gives Cowboys slim playoff hopes a significant boost

One play on Sunday shows the difference between an elite and average quarterback.

McGuigan reveals Haye comeback was a year in the making

Trainer backs former champ to ‘do some damage’ in heavyweight division.

Katie Taylor managing hand injury ahead of first-ever Irish title fight

The Bray woman is set to take on Clonmel’s Shauna O’Keeffe at the National Stadium.

‘I can look at a man and tell you if he’s full of drugs by one glance at his body’

Tyson Fury says doping should be legal as he believes 99 per cent of sportspeople are guilty of it.

Lowry makes the cut as captain Clarke gets set for Ryder Cup trial run

The second ever EurAsia Cup will take place in January.

Patriots defy ‘ghost’ whistle to stay perfect

James White scored the first two touchdowns of his Pats career.

Other - Monday 23 November, 2015

We’ll Leave It There So: USA falls for hurling, Irish fighter in UFC blow & all today’s sport

Elsewhere, Rafa Benitez has got the dreaded vote of confidence from Real Madrid president Florentino Perez.

Warriors beat Nuggets to match best NBA start of 15-0

The reigning NBA champion Warriors matched the record 15-0 opening achieved by Washington in 1948-49 and by the Houston Rockets in 1993-94.

Other - Sunday 22 November, 2015

16 of the best images from a memorable sporting week Through A Lens This post contains images

16 of the best images from a memorable sporting week

All the action from a different angle.

Cheika backs Jones to revitalise England

Australia coach Michael Cheika has tipped compatriot Eddie Jones to revitalise England after their Rugby World Cup disappointment.

A kid got hiccups during the Aussie national anthem last night, and became an instant hero Hiccuping Matilda This post contains videos

McIlroy wins in Dubai to top European Tour order of merit

Rory McIlroy shot a round of 66 to finish one clear of Andy Sullivan and claim the DP World Tour Championship and Race to Dubai titles.

LeBron walks off in frustration and leaves just four team-mates on the court Wobbler This post contains videos

LeBron walks off in frustration and leaves just four team-mates on the court

“Obviously you shouldn’t do that,” said Cavs coach Dave Blatt.

‘Tenerife again next year for Jack Grealish’ and more in our sporting tweets of the week

The best sporting offerings on Twitter from the past seven days.

‘After my Dad died athletics helped my mind and took some of the depression away’

Irish middle distance runner and Olympic hopeful John Travers looks back on a difficult year.

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