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Other - Sunday 15 April, 2018

Popovich says Spurs 'looked like a deer in headlights' in loss to Warriors NBA

Popovich says Spurs 'looked like a deer in headlights' in loss to Warriors

Gregg Popovich was far from impressed with the San Antonio’s 113-92 playoff loss to Golden State on Saturday.

'That should never happen' - Scottish marathon runner's collapse sours final day of Commonwealth Games

The delay in treatment to Callum Hawkins has been widely condemned, as have photo-snapping fans.

Brian O'Driscoll's doppelganger spotted in Moscow and more tweets of the week

Here’s the best of what the world of sport had to offer on Twitter over the past seven days.

"Everyone was asking: 'Are you going to do Medicine? I was like: 'Oh no, I want to go to the Olympics'"

Irish pentathlete Sive Brassil on the long, arduous road towards the top of her sport.

Ricciardo puts on masterclass as Verstappen hits Vettel in Shanghai thriller at Chinese Grand Prix

Red Bull reacted quickly to the safety car to allow Daniel Ricciardo to show off the best of his overtaking skills in a surprise win.

No Curry, no problem as Warriors rout Spurs on opening night of NBA playoffs NBA This post contains videos

No Curry, no problem as Warriors rout Spurs on opening night of NBA playoffs

Meanwhile the Toronto Raptors overcame the Washington Wizards in their playoff opener on Saturday.

A failed golfer's Masters meltdown and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

Stick the kettle on for yourself. This is your time.

Monaghan boxing star Stevie McKenna joins brother Aaron in turning pro across the pond

Stevie McKenna will relocate to California to begin his professional career next month.

Other - Saturday 14 April, 2018

Vettel flies to pole as Hamilton struggles at Chinese Grand Prix

The German’s flying lap ensured back-to-back front row lockouts for Ferrari for the first time in 12 years.

Davy Russell steers Tiger Roll to dramatic Grand National win at Aintree

Michael O’Leary owns the 10-1 shot.

Birdie finish sees Dunne take one-shot lead into final round of Open de Espana

The 25-year-old is bidding to win his second career title.

'He did not taste like tandoori chicken' - Indian wrestler in Games bite row

Sumit Malik won Commonwealth Games gold in the men’s 125kg freestyle class on Saturday

O'Sullivan and Walsh: Husband and wife team chasing 'fairytale' Grand National run Family Affair This post contains videos

O'Sullivan and Walsh: Husband and wife team chasing 'fairytale' Grand National run

Kildare trainer Ross O’Sullivan will have his first ever Aintree Grand National runner today, with his wife Katie Walsh riding Baie Des Iles in the iconic race.

Can the Cavs and Warriors flip the switch? Your NBA round one preview

There are lots of questions going into this weekend’s action.

Other - Friday 13 April, 2018

'Of course it can happen' - Guardiola warns that United can still snatch the title

They have a 13-point lead at the top of the Premier League with six matches left, but Pep Guardiola insists the race is not over.

Nicky Henderson has another day to remember at Aintree

It’s now five Grade 1 winners for the week for Henderson.

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'There are 37 countries in the Commonwealth where it’s currently illegal to be who I am'

Tom Daley has urged a number of nations to relax their anti-gay stance.

Dunne surges into three-shot lead in Spain after stunning second round

The Wicklow man followed up yesterday’s 66 by going one shot better on Friday.

Five of seven Irish boxers win Friday's semis to claim at least Commonwealth silver

Six of 12 boxers from Team Northern Ireland have made it to Saturday’s finals.

US boxer sporting Trump-inspired trunks gets battered by Mexican foe Tearing Down The Wall This post contains videos

US boxer sporting Trump-inspired trunks gets battered by Mexican foe

Rod Salka’s political statement went walls-up on Thursday night.

Irish teen Aaron McKenna scores another impressive first-round knockout in California Peach This post contains videos

Irish teen Aaron McKenna scores another impressive first-round knockout in California

Ireland and Golden Boy Promotions’ youngest professional fighter moves to 3-0 (2KOs) in style.

The Seahawks 'postponed' a Colin Kaepernick workout after he said he wouldn't stop kneeling

The former 49ers quarterback was due to meet with Seattle this week.

NFL great Favre fears he suffered 'thousands' of concussions

The 48-year-old retired in 2010 and has revealed the struggle with possible long-term effects.

Other - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Tiger's prowling! Woods set for US Open return as comeback gathers pace

He’ll play in the second Major of the year in June.

Route 66 for Dunne as eagle finish gives him a share of the lead in Spain

The Wicklow man continued his strong form on the opening day of the Open de Espana.

Gold Cup runner-up Might Bite goes one better on opening day of Aintree

Nicky Henderson landed a treble on the opening day.

NFL star allegedly punched his girlfriend 'eight to 10' times in the head

Reuben Foster faces 11 years in prison.

UCD continue heavy investment in sport as National Hockey Stadium set for much-needed upgrade

Work on resurfacing the pitch to international standards will take place this summer.

Yankees and Red Sox clear benches in brawl that renewed baseball's biggest rivalry Down To The Brawl Game This post contains videos

Yankees and Red Sox clear benches in brawl that renewed baseball's biggest rivalry

Just when we thought they were friends…

Hamilton moves to settle Verstappen dispute 'as the older driver'

The dispute between Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen has seemingly been ended in China.

Former World heavyweight champion Tyson Fury confirms comeback fight in June

The Gypsy King is back in the ring for the first time since dethroning Wladimir Klitschko in 2015.

Sean McComb given full backing as 'innocent victim' of nightclub disturbance

The Northern Ireland boxer was fined over the incident.

After overtime drama, the NBA playoff bracket is now set

The NBA playoff field is now set after last night’s results.

Westbrook becomes first NBA player to average triple-double in back-to-back seasons

Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook completed the memorable feat against the Memphis Grizzlies last night.

Other - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

I showed Man City I'm not the weak link, says Liverpool youngster

Trent Alexander-Arnold was one of the Reds’ best performers as they got past Pep Guardiola’s side in the Champions League quarter-finals.

Spike O'Sullivan and team pull plug on potential Golovkin showdown

With no confirmation that ‘GGG’ will even fight as planned on 5 May, ‘Spike’ and team have reverted to their original plan.

Andre Ingram, 32, earns 'MVP' chants on NBA debut after 10 years spent in minor league Something In My Eye This post contains videos

Andre Ingram, 32, earns 'MVP' chants on NBA debut after 10 years spent in minor league

As LL Cool J said of Andre Ingram: “Dreams don’t have deadlines.”

Irish boxers claim eight medals at Commonwealths with semis and finals to come

Seven Irish fighters will return with at least bronze, while Kristina O’Hara booked her place in the light-flyweight final.

Brilliant blocks ought to be celebrated... except when they lead to a wide open shot Half Measure This post contains videos

Brilliant blocks ought to be celebrated... except when they lead to a wide open shot

That’s the thing about defending, you have to keep doing it.