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#good reads

# good-reads - Sunday 18 February, 2018

# good-reads - Friday 22 December, 2017

21 of our favourite sports books from 2017

From autobiographies of Jackie Tyrrell to books on Bob Paisley, it’s been a good year for lovers of sporting yarns.

# good-reads - Sunday 26 November, 2017

Sumo scandals, finding peace in a Greek monastery and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

It’s Sunday morning so stick the kettle on and have a read of our selection of the week’s best sportswriting.

# good-reads - Sunday 25 December, 2016

How many of these classic Irish sports books have you read?

How well do you know Paul Kimmage’s Rough Ride and other noted works.

# good-reads - Saturday 17 December, 2016

McCarron, Donaghy and McGrath: The GAA books that got us talking in 2016

We take you through 6 of the top GAA books of the year.

# good-reads - Sunday 4 December, 2016

Dr. Dalton and Mr. Andy, ‘dying in silence’ at Boavista and all the week's best sportswriting

Plus, behind the scenes as the Jordan Brand goes big on Space Jam.

# good-reads - Sunday 27 November, 2016

Finding Ali Dia, Ireland's new hero Conor McGregor and all the week's best sportswriting

Plus, Sports Illustrated’s True Crime series investigates Randall Woodfield, the I-5 Killer.

# good-reads - Thursday 24 November, 2016

American reporter's surfing memoir wins William Hill Sports Book of the Year

William Finnegan’s ‘Barbarian Days’ took out the prestigious honour today.

# good-reads - Sunday 20 November, 2016

Pele's bodyguard in the 70s, the Baby Mourinho and all the week's best sportswriting

Plus, Dejan Lovren talks about how he became a refugee at just three years old.

# good-reads - Sunday 6 November, 2016

Easing football addiction with marijuana, profound effects of glory and the week's best sportswriting

The Chicago Cubs, homophobia in soccer and an interesting Ray Allen letter also feature this week.

# good-reads - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

Here are the 6 nominees for Irish sports book of the year

Books on Paul O’Connell, Jason McAteer and John Kavanagh have made the cut.

# good-reads - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Tragic tale of Tyrone's Adrian Doherty included in shortlist for William Hill award

Six sports are represented across the seven titles.

# good-reads - Sunday 22 May, 2016

Tyrone's answer to George Best and the world's best gambler: the week's best sportswriting

Get yourself a cup of tea and make yourself comfortable, we’ve got some cracking articles just a click away.

# good-reads - Sunday 28 February, 2016

The marathon at the home of America's largest death row and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

Sports Illustrated’s piece on Conor McGregor also stood out along with articles from the world of boxing, rugby and football.

# good-reads - Sunday 15 November, 2015

10 years since Keane's United exit & Phelps' rehabilitation; the week's best sportswriting

Also, German football’s ticket pricing problem and Cuba’s route to football glory.

# good-reads - Sunday 26 July, 2015

Incredible Gatlin, pre-season insight and all the week’s best sportswriting

Grab a cuppa and settle in to catch up on some superb articles.

# good-reads - Saturday 13 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge 12 of the most hyped books to read on the beach this summer Beach Books

12 of the most hyped books to read on the beach this summer

Stuff these into your beach tote.

# good-reads - Sunday 24 May, 2015

Wrestling's greatest mystery appears to have been solved; it's the week's best sportswriting

Also featuring Gary Neville on why Liverpool need a visionary to lead them.

# good-reads - Sunday 5 April, 2015

# good-reads - Sunday 29 March, 2015

Ronnie the Rocket, 200-pound roomies and Pele the fraud: It’s the week’s best sportswriting

There is also an article on classic football jerseys and a satirical piece on homophobia in rugby.

# good-reads - Sunday 8 March, 2015

Tiger's fall, Ireland to win the World Cup and cricket emerging: It’s the week’s best sportswriting

There are also superb pieces on a homeless former college footballer and how the All Blacks coach their players.

# good-reads - Sunday 1 February, 2015

Warren Gatland recalls his school days and David Meyler opens up: It’s the week’s best sportswriting

Also featuring one of the football’s great cult figures and ESPN’s billion dollar studio.

# good-reads - Sunday 18 January, 2015

Drugs in rugby, Joe Brolly's lament and more of the week’s best sportswriting

There are also pieces on the Seattle Seahawks, Super Rugby and an interview with Mick McCarthy.

# good-reads - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

James Joyce was a rugby fan? It's's 50 favourite sports articles of 2014 (part 1)

Also featuring articles on Luis Suarez, Munster coach Anthony Foley and Kobe Bryant.

# good-reads - Monday 22 December, 2014

10 of the best sports books to buy as last-minute Christmas gifts

‘Night Games,’ ‘The Test,’ ‘The Race to Truth and more of this year’s most memorable work.

# good-reads - Sunday 23 November, 2014

Blind footballers, Montreal Screwjobs and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

There are also pieces on England’s most-capped player and a footballer turned teacher.

# good-reads - Sunday 9 November, 2014

Wrestlers you won't believe existed and the link between Springsteen and baseball; the week’s best sportswriting

Also featuring an in-depth interview with snooker legend Jimmy White.

# good-reads - Sunday 20 July, 2014

Slow-mo replays, place-kicking and the World Cup; the week’s best sportswriting

There are also pieces on rugby coaching and Scottish travails.

# good-reads - Sunday 6 July, 2014

Unmoving Messi, folding arms and star-attachment; the week’s best sportswriting

There are also articles on a Brazilian family’s misfortune and Messi’s statistical brilliance.

# good-reads - Sunday 15 June, 2014

Place-kicking, Disneyland and statistics; the week’s best sportswriting

The World Cup features strongly, while there is also an excellent article on Andy Lee.

# good-reads - Sunday 8 June, 2014

Diana Ross, NFL in LA and the All Blacks; the week’s best sportswriting

There are also articles on Leinster’s season and the world of Brazil’s ‘Organizadas’.

# good-reads - Sunday 1 June, 2014

A portrait of Suarez, Roche's nemesis and the Williams sisters; the week’s best sportswriting

This week’s selection also features a piece on the high performance culture in Team Sky.

# good-reads - Sunday 25 May, 2014

Cheating, Munster's coaching team and battling cancer; the week’s best sportswriting

We’ve also picked out articles on Marco Materazzi, Louis van Gaal and a fictional 1994 World Cup.

# good-reads - Sunday 4 May, 2014

Saipan revisited, Mayweather in jail and Cliftonville's fight for gay rights; the week’s best sportswriting

Also featuring Bill Simmons’ take on the Donald Sterling controversy and Alex Gibney’s analysis the Loughinisland tragedy.

# good-reads - Sunday 6 April, 2014

The ego of Zlatan, dogs at Old Trafford and losing streaks; the best sportswriting of the week

There are also excellent articles on gambling addiction and a PGA Tour caddie’s child, who was born with Down syndrome.

# good-reads - Sunday 30 March, 2014

A deadly own goal, doping at the World Cup and choke tackles; the week's best sportswriting

There are also pieces on Six Nations ball carrying stats, El Clásico and the kind-hearted Hartlepool manager.

# good-reads - Sunday 23 March, 2014

Arsène Wenger, a godfather of sports analytics and BOD; this week's best sportswriting

There’s also room for the story of Scotland’s greatest win and a study of box kicking in rugby.

# good-reads - Sunday 9 March, 2014

James Joyce's love of rugby and the tale of the team who only lost once in the NFL; this week’s best sportswriting

Plus, a detailed analysis of the recent Ireland-Wales game and an interview with Willie Mullins ahead of Cheltenham.

# good-reads - Sunday 16 February, 2014

Science at the Winter Olympics and homosexuality in sport: Some of the week’s best sportswriting

Also featuring articles on Nemanja Vidic’s impending Man United exit and Shane McNaughton’s life as a young GAA star.

# good-reads - Sunday 9 February, 2014

A young BOD and nightmare hotels in Sochi: Some of the week’s best sportswriting

Pour yourself a coffee and enjoy the best sports-related articles of the past seven days.

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