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Other - Friday 20 May, 2016

McIlroy moves to within a shot of the lead to tee up exciting weekend at the Irish Open

Marc Warren and Masters champion Danny Willett lead the way at the K Club.

McIlroy blasts 'stuffy' Muirfield's men-only vote

The former world number one says the R&A were right to strip the venue of their Open status.

The Cavs remain unstoppable in the East but bigger tests lie ahead

LeBron James and crew have now won 10 playoff games in a row.

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Other - Thursday 19 May, 2016

Ex-Detroit Lion slips on spikes for a run at Rio qualification after concussions

Jahvid Best hopes to represent St Lucia in Brazil this August.

Willett sets pace at Irish Open but McIlroy is in close pursuit

The late starters made the most of improving conditions after a wet start to day one.

Federer to miss first Grand Slam event since 1999 after withdrawing from French Open

The 34-year-old has played in 65 consecutive major tournaments.

'When I eventually blew every cent I had on a 50-1 horse, I just about hit rock bottom'

Former Dublin footballer John Leonard on gambling addiction and how the GAA can help.

Lowry two shots back as Irish Open tees off in miserable conditions

Rain at the K Club has eased off for now but is expected to return this afternoon.

Muirfield still won't let women in so loses right to host The Open

R&A remove Scottish course from rotation following controversial vote.

Will Katie qualify for the Olympics? All eyes on Taylor as World Championships begin

Cavan’s Ceire Smith lost on the opening day in Astana.

"I thought ‘California is gone’ but then the Rás came up" - Eddie Dunbar on Ireland's call

After breaking his collar bone, the Corkman is back in the saddle.

Alvarez vacates WBC title, but insists he's not dodging Golovkin

‘Canelo’ Alvarez wants to negotiate a blockbuster bout with Gennady Golovkin on his own terms.

Curry shrugs off weird 'tennis ball' lump on elbow to lead Warriors to victory

Oklahoma City Thunder could not halt Stephen Curry on Wednesday, despite an unusual injury picked up by Golden State star.

12 players who will make a trip to the K Club worthwhile

No Day or Spieth but the field still packs a punch.

Other - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

'Sign a f***ing left-back!' - Carragher lashes out at Moreno's performance, then deletes tweet

The 23-year-old Spaniard was widely-criticised for his display in the Reds’ Europa League final defeat to his former club.

Chinese businessman Dr Tony Xia agrees to buy Aston Villa for £60m

Randy Lerner is ending his ten-year ownership after the Midlands club were relegated from the Premier League.

Doyle produces superb performance to finish 4th at European Championships

The 24-year-old Limerick native just missed out on a medal in the 100m Breaststroke final in London.

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We'll Leave It There So: McIlroy eager to succeed at The K Club, Liverpool's big night and today's sport

Pat Lam answers questions about his future, while Celtic eye up Brendan Rodgers.

'It's one tournament that's missing from my CV' - McIlroy desperate to end Irish Open hoodoo

His record on home soil is less than impressive but there would be no better week to end that poor run.

Baseball manager finds out he's been fired when one-way plane ticket arrives in his inbox

They didn’t even call poor Fredi Gonzalez into the boss’s office.

Baseball player gets 8-match ban for hitting his opponent an almighty wallop Ooof! This post contains videos

Baseball player gets 8-match ban for hitting his opponent an almighty wallop

“I was just trying to protect myself,” Rougned Odor said.

Sharapova fights for her tennis life as anti-doping panel decides on 'heart drug' ban

Tennis superstar faces four-year ban if panel finds that she deliberately broke anti-doping rules.

Get outta the way, Toronto! Cavs hand out record 31-point beating in Game 1

LeBron, Kyrie and the Cavs sent out a statement of serious intent in the Eastern Conference finals.

'He could score a hat-trick for Stockport' - Ferguson on why Ronaldo edges Messi

It is a seemingly never-ending point of debate in football. Who is better: Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo?

Heading to the Irish Open this week? Here are 5 groups you should keep an eye on

There a number of interesting pairings for the opening two rounds.

Other - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

We'll Leave It There So: Klopp for the Ryder Cup, warning for McGregor and all today's sport

Here’s what the world of sport gave us on Tuesday.

Ireland's Ryan to compete in 100m backstroke final, Doyle through to breaststroke semi

Fiona Doyle, Sycerika McMahon, Mona McSharry and Jordan Sloane all competed this morning too.

'It's completely different to other tournaments': How Rory McIlroy reinvented the Irish Open

Excitement is building ahead of this week’s Irish Open at The K Club – but it hasn’t always been the case.

'To have experienced professional fighters against amateurs, you're looking at serious injuries'

Bob Arum isn’t in favour of new proposals for Olympic boxing.

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Extra-strong condoms for Australia's Olympians

There has been widespread anxiety globally surrounding the threat of Zika, which is rampant in Brazil.

A new boxing movie starring Robert De Niro has just had its world premiere True Story This post contains videos

A new boxing movie starring Robert De Niro has just had its world premiere

Roberto Duran, known as “Hands of Stone”, is a national hero in Panama.

Usain Bolt has an 'aggravated hamstring injury' - but still plans to race on Friday Hammy This post contains videos

Usain Bolt has an 'aggravated hamstring injury' - but still plans to race on Friday

Bolt detouring to Germany for treatment ahead of Friday’s meet in Ostrava.

This is gonna be great! Thunder beat Golden State on the road in thrilling Game 1 Game 1 This post contains videos

This is gonna be great! Thunder beat Golden State on the road in thrilling Game 1

Russell Westbrook’s 27 points helped OKC to a big win over the Warriors last night.

5 Irish riders who should challenge for a stage win at An Post Rás

A home rider hasn’t tasted victory since 2013 but there is enough talent this year to end that run.

Other - Monday 16 May, 2016

We'll Leave It There So: Woodward defends Man United, O'Brien's injury and today's sport

Miss any of today’s sport? Catch-up here.

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Sixers become first major US sports team to agree jersey sponsorship deal

From the 2017-18 season, the Philadelphia 76ers will carry the StubHub logo on their uniforms.

McIlroy, Lowry and Willett - some of golf's biggest names are in town for the Irish Open

The eyes of the golfing world is on the K Club this week for the 2016 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open.

Right-hand haymaker sparks second base brawl between Rangers and Blue Jays Odor This post contains videos

Right-hand haymaker sparks second base brawl between Rangers and Blue Jays

Nobody likes to see this sort of thing, right?

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Toronto Raptors tear down Heat in game 7 to set up clash with LeBron James' Cavaliers

Kyle Lowry and co. will have to recuperate quickly, game one of the eastern finals will go ahead on Tuesday night.