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Dublin: 11 °C Monday 19 February, 2018

Other - Saturday 3 February, 2018

Mayweather drops another hint at MMA fight

Is Paddy Power involved?

The Clonakilty man who helped build the Patriots' dynasty

Brian O’Donovan helped the Kraft family secure control of the NFL giants.

Steve Kerr blames new iPhone for since-deleted tweet about refs

The Warriors head coach insisted his criticism of NBA officials on Twitter was meant to be a direct message.

Other - Friday 2 February, 2018

'You can ride with an arm and a half, but you need two legs'

Ruby Walsh on missing out on this weekend’s Dublin Racing Festival and what he expects from Faugheen.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin boxing event featuring MTK fighters cancelled at last minute Daniel Kinahan

Dublin boxing event featuring MTK fighters cancelled at last minute

It was expected to take place tomorrow.

Where can you watch Super Bowl LII in Ireland if you're going out?

If you’re not going to make it to Minneapolis this Sunday night, we’ve got some alternative options.

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

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Mahrez told to 'clear his head' after being omitted from Foxes squad

Claude Puel has told Riyad Mahrez to regain his focus after a move to Manchester City failed to materialise in January.

From TheJournal.ie Father of three victims of Larry Nassar lunges at the former doctor in court Michigan

Father of three victims of Larry Nassar lunges at the former doctor in court

The father asked the judge for “five minutes” in a locked room with Nassar.

'I'd skip school whenever I could to go racing. I think my mother got sick of writing absent notes for me'

Cheltenham winner Lisa O’Neill speaks to The42 ahead of the inaugural Dublin Racing Festival this weekend.

Gronk 'super excited' after being cleared to play Super Bowl LII

New England Patriots have received a boost ahead of Sunday’s big game.

Other - Thursday 1 February, 2018

The Shamrock Shake, the Super Bowl and the Irish-American who helped the Eagles soar

Jimmy Murray guided Philadelphia to their first Super Bowl and helped build the world’s first Ronald McDonald House for parents of sick kids.

Sport Ireland maintains existing Government funding levels of €20 million

The announcement was made by Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Brendan Griffin at the National Indoor Arena this morning.

Court overturns life bans handed down to 28 Russian Olympians

Another 11 athletes have had their bans reduced.

Other - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

Rams and Chiefs to play in Mexico City in 2018

The Los Angeles Rams and the Kansas City Chiefs will do battle in Mexico next season.

Debuchy ends Arsenal stint and joins Saint-Etienne as three young Gunners secure loans

Injury woes left Mathieu Debuchy out in the cold at Arsenal and the defender has moved to Saint-Etienne.

NFL cornerback went through the emotional rollercoaster of following his own trade on Twitter

22-year-old Kendall Fuller found out like the rest of us that he had been traded to the Kansas City Chiefs.

From TheJournal.ie Is the Notre Dame 'Fighting Irish' mascot offensive? This US sports broadcaster thinks so Leprechaun Hunt

Is the Notre Dame 'Fighting Irish' mascot offensive? This US sports broadcaster thinks so

“Pernicious, negative stereotypes of marginalised people that offend even some among them should be changed.”

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Formula One follows darts' lead by getting rid of walk-on grid girls

The custom is ‘clearly at odds with modern-day societal norms’, according to an F1 statement.

James Harden created NBA history with the Rockets last night On Fire This post contains videos

James Harden created NBA history with the Rockets last night

He became the first player to record a 60-point triple double in their win over Orlando Magic, which was also a franchise single game record.

Other - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

Gronkowski 'ready to roll' for Super Bowl despite remaining in concussion protocol

Despite not appearing at Super Bowl Opening Night, Rob Gronkowski appears poised to play following a concussion.

Frampton scoffs at Khan's presser histrionics as pair prepare for TV ratings clash Glass Half Full This post contains videos

Frampton scoffs at Khan's presser histrionics as pair prepare for TV ratings clash

Khan threw a glass of water over his opponent, Phil Lo Greco, at today’s press conference, and ‘The Jackal’ wasn’t impressed.

Froome dismisses reports that he's ready to accept a short ban as 'completely untrue'

Chris Froome was found to have twice the permitted level of asthma drug salbutamol in his urine after providing a test at last year’s Vuelta.

'He is an odious individual who has problems with the law'

The Kremlin says Grigory Rodchenkov’s claims Vladimir Putin ordered a Russian doping programme amount to ‘slander’.

Jim Ross on who he thinks will eventually replace Vince McMahon as WWE owner

The Hall of Famer says Paul ‘Triple H’ Levesque appears to be the standout candidate.

Other - Monday 29 January, 2018

Tom Brady cuts radio interview short over comments about daughter

The presenter has since been suspended.

Amir Khan will face Canadian Phil Lo Greco in his comeback fight

The former light-welterweight world champion makes his return on 21 April after signing with Matchroom.

Margaret catch her? Federer doesn't expect to equal Court's record tally

After winning his 20th grand slam title, the Australian Open champion says four more is too big an ask.

Ronda Rousey joins WWE, refuses to say she's retired from MMA

The athlete confirmed she has signed a full-time deal with the organisation after making a surprise appearance during Sunday’s Royal Rumble.

Best foot Ford: The South African driving Ireland's Test dream

Graham Ford has worked with some of the biggest names in cricket, and now he’s the man tasked with leading Ireland into a historic new era.

Other - Sunday 28 January, 2018

'People think sports photography is a glamorous game': 30 years behind the lens

We spoke to Inpho founder Billy Stickland as his agency completed a third decade of supplying stunning sports imagery.

Hoop dreams! DCU deny Glanmire five-in-a-row and land elusive National Cup title

The thrilling final finished 72-71.

'Beautiful hotels, steak dinners - college athletes are treated better than a lot of pros'

Cork’s Jordan Blount has come a long way from the Parochial Hall and Neptune Stadium.

Tearful Federer toasts Melbourne triumph following 20th Grand Slam title Teary-eyed This post contains videos

Tearful Federer toasts Melbourne triumph following 20th Grand Slam title

After winning a five-set epic against Marin Cilic to break new ground in men’s tennis, Roger Federer’s emotions spilled over in Melbourne.

Federer beats Cilic in five-set victory to claim 20th Grand Slam title at Australian Open

Federer secured his 20th Grand Slam on Sunday after beating Croaita’s Marin Cilic in the Australian Open final.

Daryl Murphy's retirement and Pro Evo's legacy lives on - it's sporting tweets of the week

Plus, appearances from Stipe Miocic, Mark O’Donovan and Carl Frampton.

'We could kill each other... But it kind of makes us as well'

Niamh and Gráinne Dwyer chat to The42 about their roles in helping to define Irish basketball for more than a decade.

'The pictures are better on radio' and more of the Week's Best Sportswriting

Plus the powerful testimony of Larry Nassar’s victims and an astonishing piece from Korea.