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Other - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

British Olympic gold winner becomes new IAAF President in wake of doping controversies

Coe likened his victory to celebrating the birth of his four children.

One of the NFL’s best players took a haymaker to the face in a joint practise session

This is why you shouldn’t have joint practises with other teams.

Jordan Spieth has made $10.4 million this year and is on pace to shatter the PGA Tour record

It’s nice to be Jordan Spieth these days.

Other - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

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Eli Manning wants the highest salary in NFL history

The two-time Super Bowl winner is looking to sign a contract extension before Week 1.

We’ll Leave it There So: Grealish set to decide, Ronan Clarke update and all today’s sport

Meanwhile, Mayo will be without Mickey Conroy for the remainder of their All-Ireland campaign after he suffered a season-ending injury.

Baseball fan made a stunning play for the world’s worst dad award last night

Is a baseball REALLY worth crushing your kid?

Other - Monday 17 August, 2015

Billy Joe Saunders: Home soil or not, I don’t want any advantages

“Now that it’s in Manchester, [the fight is] even closer than it was before,” says Andy Lee.

We’ll Leave It There So: Injury concerns for O’Neill, Jason has his Day and all today’s sport

We’ll also have news of a potential new opponent for Conor McGregor.

NFL player who makes nearly €500,000 explains why he drives a cab part time

A.J. Francis does not like to be idle.

He’s finally a major champion but Jason Day still hasn’t accomplished his number one goal

The Aussie won the US PGA Championship at Whistling Straits.

Kokkinakis confronted Kyrgios over ‘banged your girlfriend’ sledge

Nick Kyrgios’ sledge was unacceptable, Thanasi Kokkinakis said, and he let his good friend know his feelings on the saga.

Rory McIlroy: Spieth deserves top ranking

The Holywood native was replaced by the American last night.

Bitten by dogs in Bosnia, hit by a car in Bulgaria – this Irishman completed an epic adventure race

Some people lie on a beach for a holiday; not Ultan Coyle.

It’s Jason’s Day as Australian holds his nerve to win maiden major championship

Anyone else have something in their eye?

Other - Sunday 16 August, 2015

Jason Day holds off the challenge of the chasing pack to move closer to elusive major win

We could be in for a cracking finish at Whistling Straits.

Tim Tebow is back scoring NFL touchdowns

Sure it’s only preseason but many felt his NFL career was over.

‘You’re doing something for 16 years and then it’s gone. Your identity becomes attached to it’

Three-time Olympian Eoin Rheinisch on adjusting to life after retirement and the love of the sport that never goes away.

In pics: A memorable weekend for Ireland’s medal-winning boxers

Two golds and a bronze for the Irish at the European Championships in Bulgaria.

Shopping with Conor McGregor and the rest of the week’s best sportswriting

The best sports pieces our team read this week.

It’s Sunday so here are our favourite sports images from the last week

Here’s how the week looked through a lens.

Novak Djokovic was complaining about performance diminishing drugs yesterday

The world number one complained of a supporter smoking weed in the crowd.

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Aussie Rules player sneaks in for a goal while everyone else watches a scrap

Rory Lobb wasn’t waiting around.

This NFL star is practising some very tough love on his kids

James Harrison doesn’t want medals for taking part.

Ex-international rugby star makes American football look easy in 49ers debut

120 yards against the Houston Texans for Jarryd Hayne.

Mike Tyson wanted to know what this ‘white mother**ker’ was doing in his house

Brin-Jonathan Butler chats to The42 about his new book, meeting ‘Iron Mike’ and hooking up with Fidel Castro’s granddaughter.

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The IAAF accused of blocking report that shows widespread doping

This follows new research by a German university.

Breaking the ice: ‘This sport was tailor-made for this country’

Can ice-hockey build on a small but hardcore fan-base and flourish in Ireland?

Matt Jones played a shot out of a hospitality tent as Day storms into lead

The Australian pair are on fire at Whistling Straits.

Other - Saturday 15 August, 2015

The remarkable difference between Jordan Spieth and Dustin Johnson at majors

Can DJ end the long wait this weekend? Computer says no.

Conlan and Ward win gold for Ireland at the European Championships

No problems for the Irish duo in Bulgaria.

The NFL’s first openly gay player is stepping away from football due to mental health reasons

Michael Sam has announced he will leave the Canadian Football League’s Montreal Alouettes once again.

‘This was not my decision’ – Andy Lee breaks silence after title fight moved from Limerick to Manchester

‘Nothing will stop me from winning this fight.”‘

Phil Mickelson took time at PGA Championship to go sliding down a hill on cardboard

It’s a metaphor for his PGA title chances this weekend.

Other - Friday 14 August, 2015

Nick Kyrgios apologises for comment to Stan Wawrinka after ATP fines him $10,000

“What was said I wouldn’t say to my worst enemy,” said Wawrinka after on-court taunt.

Australian pair leading the bunched PGA Championship leaderboard

Spieth has shot into a share of the lead.

John Daly threw his club into Lake Michigan after a disaster at the PGA

Daly took a 10 on the par 3 7th

Friday Night Lights: Who said it… Coach Taylor or Tim Sherwood?

Clear eyes, full hearts, can’t lose.

We’ll Leave it There So: Spieth impresses at PGA, Irish boxing success and all today’s sport

Meanwhile, Leinster will meet Toulon in a December double header in the Champions Cup.

Michael Conlan and Joe Ward through to European Championship final

Both fighters now go for gold tomorrow.

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