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Dublin: 9 °C Sunday 24 May, 2015

Other - Saturday 9 May, 2015

Mourinho: Any of England’s top 4 would win Champions League with Messi

The Chelsea manager insists that the Barcelona superstar would inspire any of Arsenal, Manchester City or Manchester United to European glory.

Drinking on the job, and Gattuso’s move to Junior B GAA! It’s the Comments of the Week

Here’s some of your finest work this week.

Derrick Rose sinks a buzzer-beater to beat Lebron and the Cavs

The Chicago Bulls edged the Cleveland Cavaliers to take a 2-1 series lead in the NBA play-offs.

Fans left soaked and short-changed by Friday’s washout given free tickets

It was a day of great frustration for all at Malahide as Ireland’s summer began on a damp note.

Other - Friday 8 May, 2015

What is stand-up paddleboarding and why is it all the rage in Ireland right now? SUP

What is stand-up paddleboarding and why is it all the rage in Ireland right now?

It’s easy to pick up this watersport, say SUP Ireland.

We’ll Leave It There So: Irish weather ruins everything, Munster’s 2 monsters and all today’s sport

Also, Ireland have been awarded an extra place in European football next season.

Know Your Sport? Take our big weekly quiz to make sure

That was the longest ‘short week’ ever.

One of the biggest names in American sports journalism isn’t getting a new contract BS

One of the biggest names in American sports journalism isn’t getting a new contract

Bill Simmons and ESPN are set to go their separate ways after 15 years together.

Rain sweeps over sold-out Malahide as showcase fixture washed out

Just 18 overs were possible before play was halted in North Dublin.

Mayweather not keen on rematch with ‘coward’ Pacquiao

Floyd Mayweather Jr called Manny Pacquiao a “coward” and a “sore loser”.

Other - Thursday 7 May, 2015

LeBron James is good at basketball again

The Cleveland Cavaliers and Houston Rockets levelled their respective NBA play-off series on Wednesday.

5 problems that only cyclists can relate to

‘Doing the Tour de France are you?’

Could this latest development pave the way for a Pacquiao-Mayweather rematch?

Manny Pacquiao will start the road to recovery after he received surgery to his injured right shoulder in Los Angeles.

We’ll Leave It There So: Church investigation, Bray lose their Maciej and all today’s sport

Featuring these under 17 stars and a whole lot more.

Shaquille O’Neal proves the bigger they come, the harder they fall

If you felt the earth move last night, it was probably Shaq’s fault.

Six training tips to prepare you for the Ring of Kerry cycle

There is only two months to go until the country’s biggest sportive.

This Cleveland Cavaliers in-game ‘skit’ has landed the team in hot water

The video has been widely criticised.

From TheJournal.ie People who play sport at school are FAR more likely to go to college… Born To Win

People who play sport at school are FAR more likely to go to college…

Especially in their final years. It seems future success and drive can be directly related to an active and competitive school lifestyle.

Other - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

Olympic gold medallist pulls his daughter’s tooth out… by tying it to a javelin Alternative Use This post contains videos
Steph Curry and Golden State couldn’t handle The Masked Man last night Ball So Hard This post contains videos

Steph Curry and Golden State couldn’t handle The Masked Man last night

Mike Conley might actually be made of steel.

We’ll Leave It There So: Strike in Spanish football, McIlroy v Scholes & Neville and today’s sport

The GPA have backed a Yes vote in the marriage referendum, while Gareth Bale’s agent hits out at Roy Keane.

Untangle that table tennis net, because this 25-shot rally will make you want to play right now Pingcredible This post contains videos

Mayweather ready to grant Pacquiao rematch – reports

“I will fight him in a year after his surgery,” the boxer allegedly said in a text message.

Dan Martin rode a 700km six-day race, then discovered that he had two broken ribs Road Warrior This post contains videos

Massive Man United fan Rory McIlroy has landed a dream group for the BMW pro-am

Oh, and Niall Horan will be there too.

Tired of the same ol’ sit-up routine? Try these variations… in just 5 minutes

We’ve designed a sit-up routine that involves no crunches.

Gamblers in Vegas are suing Manny Pacquiao for not revealing his shoulder injury

People who purchased the event on pay-per-view are also expected to form part of the class action suit.

Other - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

How did your team do in the 2015 NFL Draft? – NFC Edition

In the second part of his analysis, Steve O’Rourke looks at the NFC.

We’ll Leave It There So: Jimmy’s analysing matches, a Cork star retires and today’s sport

Meanwhile, Conor McGregor and his team-mates move into a new pad in Las Vegas while Luke Fitzgerald has had shoulder surgery.

Jason Quigley’s mammy was pretty emotional when he returned home unexpectedly last night Homecoming This post contains videos

Jason Quigley’s mammy was pretty emotional when he returned home unexpectedly last night

The undefeated Irish boxer was hiding in the car boot.

Another effortlessly cool piece of brilliance from the new NBA MVP, Steph Curry Curry In Favour This post contains videos

Another effortlessly cool piece of brilliance from the new NBA MVP, Steph Curry

Steph Curry is just a joy to watch at the moment.

Four of Ireland’s top sports stars have called for a Yes vote on marriage equality Marref This post contains videos

Four of Ireland’s top sports stars have called for a Yes vote on marriage equality

O’Mahony, O’Rourke, O’Shea and Cusack call for a Yes on 22 May.

Boxing and MMA should address their own problems instead of turning on each other

Are the two sports really in opposite corners?

Snooker’s new world champion says everything changed when a fellow pro called him a bottler

Stuart Bingham showed the world he is no bottler in a nail-biting final against Shaun Murphy.

Other - Monday 4 May, 2015

The man who conquered The Rocket just won one of the tightest world snooker finals ever

Stuart Bingham eked out a narrow 18-15 win over Shaun Murphy.

How did your team do in the 2015 NFL Draft? – AFC Edition

Steve O’Rourke takes a look at how took the best advantage of the new crop of NFL players this weekend.