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Other - Monday 30 April, 2018

Spike O'Sullivan's LA fight this Friday to be broadcast live for free on eir Sport

O’Sullivan faces Berlin Abreu in at StubHub Center, Carson, California this Friday night.

Ruby Walsh hoping to put injury struggles behind him with France return in 3 weeks

The champion jockey has been left frustrated with a leg injury over the past few months.

'I'm burnt right now': LeBron wants rest after Cavs' Game 7 win over Pacers King James This post contains videos

'I'm burnt right now': LeBron wants rest after Cavs' Game 7 win over Pacers

Meanwhile last night, James Harden scored 41 points as the Houston Rockets romped past the Utah Jazz.

Other - Sunday 29 April, 2018

O'Sullivan vows to play until he's 50 after acrimonious World Championship exit

The 19th frame of Ali Carter’s 13-9 win on Saturday saw O’Sullivan appear to barge into his opponent.

It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite images from the sporting week

This is how the last seven days looked through the lens.

'Losing my Dad, who was such a big influence, was tough and mentally I wasn't the same person'

After the tragic passing of her father, Stephanie Meadow’s game fell apart and as a serious back injury saw her hit rock bottom, she began to question if golf was still want she wanted to do.

Griffin 'lost for words' after becoming the first one-handed NFL player to be drafted

He joins his twin brother, Shaquill Griffin, who was also drafted by Seattle in the third round last year.

Off the mark! Fortuitous Hamilton wins chaotic Azerbaijan Grand Prix to lead title race F1
'Two down, two to go' - Katie Taylor shows her class both inside and outside the ring KT This post contains videos

'Two down, two to go' - Katie Taylor shows her class both inside and outside the ring

It was a night to remember in Brooklyn.

Excellent showing from Ireland's Dunne as Bjork wins China Open

The Greystones golfer finished four shots off the Swede, who claimed his first European Tour victory.

Harrington and Lowry fail to mount challenge at the Zurich Classic

American duo Kevin Kisner and Scott Brown take a one-shot lead into the final round at TPC Louisiana.

Celtics ease past Bucks in NBA playoffs after Game 7 win Eastern Conference This post contains videos

Celtics ease past Bucks in NBA playoffs after Game 7 win

Meanwhile, the Golden State Warriors overcame the New Orleans Pelicans in the opening game of their second round series.

8 things we learned from going to the 2018 NFL draft

Everything really is bigger in Texas and NFL fans really don’t like Roger Goodell.

Juventus fighting the forces of time and more of the week's best sportswriting

A selection of our favourite pieces from the past seven days.

Supreme Katie Taylor lights up Brooklyn as she unifies lightweight world titles

After a career-best display in Brooklyn, Katie Taylor is now one of only three Irish boxers in history to have unified world titles.

Other - Saturday 28 April, 2018

Nina Carberry joins Katie Walsh in retirement after Punchestown victory

The 33-year-old signs off with seven Cheltenham winners and an Irish Grand National triumph to her credit.

Vettel on pole for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix ahead of revived Hamilton in Baku

Sebastian Vettel claimed pole for Sunday’s Azerbaijan Grand Prix ahead of a revived Lewis Hamilton.

Flawless round leaves Dunne in the hunt on the final day at the China Open

The Greystones native didn’t drop a single shot en route to carding a five-under-par round of 67.

Westbrook blasts 'disrespectful, vulgar' fans after OKC crash out in Utah Too Jazzy This post contains videos

Westbrook blasts 'disrespectful, vulgar' fans after OKC crash out in Utah

LeBron James, meanwhile, is heading for a game-seven fixture in the first round for the very first time.

Spieth and Garcia miss New Orleans cut but Irish quartet remain in contention

Michael Kim and Andrew Putnam hold a one-shot lead following Friday’s second round at the Zurich Classic.

Derrius Guice finally gets the call after dramatic slide down the board

Elsewhere on day two, the Pittsburgh Steelers appeared to find a successor to Ben Roethlisberger.

Taylor's invasion of Serrano territory sets wheels in motion for potential superfight

Her task at hand is substantial, but bigger fights await Katie Taylor should she unify world titles tonight.

Other - Friday 27 April, 2018

Katie Walsh announces retirement after riding winner at Punchestown

Walsh triumphed in the Novice Hurdle on board Antey to bring her race-riding career to a close.

Samcro and Melon crash out to leave dramatic Champion Hurdle on a plate for Supasundae

Dortmund Park was the surprise winner of the Champion Novice Hurdle for Gordon Elliott.

Taylor and foe make weight for world-title unification clash in Brooklyn

There was no drama with this Argentine as Katie Taylor weighed in for her unification scrap at Barclays Center.

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

How closely have you paid attention to this week’s sporting headlines?

Monaghan boxing star McKenna to fight in front of Sugar Ray Leonard next month

Aaron McKenna will take to the ring for the fourth time as a pro at a prestigious event in his new hometown.

Cricket Ireland secure lucrative TV rights deal with Sky Sports and RTÉ for first Test

The governing body is set to generate close to €2 million in broadcasting fees this summer.

Bucks shipping out to Boston for game seven thanks to 31 points from Giannis Up The Ante This post contains videos

Bucks shipping out to Boston for game seven thanks to 31 points from Giannis

The ‘Greek Freak’ was back in brilliant form to tie up the playoff series at three games apiece.

Heisman holder Mayfield is top pick in NFL Draft, 7th pick apologises for racist tweets

The New York Giants opted for “the complete running back” Saquon Barkley in the second overall pick.

NBA confirms LeBron's big block on Oladipo was illegal goaltending

The Cavs should have retained the ball with 27.6 seconds to go.

Other - Thursday 26 April, 2018

The pants are off! Justin Rose strips down to his underwear to play shot from water hazard Brief Encounter This post contains videos

The pants are off! Justin Rose strips down to his underwear to play shot from water hazard

The Englishman wasn’t afraid to show a little skin at the Zurich Classic.

Break over! Woods to get back to work on the PGA Tour next week

The 42-year-old will play his first tournament since the Masters at the Wells Fargo Championship next week.

Rise of the Machine: Fabulous Faugheen takes Mullins one step closer to trainer's crown

Willie Mullins now leads Gordon Elliott by over €400,000 with two days of the national hunt season remaining.

'I was walking my dog along the canal and when I heard that I looked at myself and thought "you fat pig"'

British heavyweight Tyson Fury says he was spurred on to make his boxing comeback after more than two years by comments from Deontay Wilder.

NFL team make near €1 billion bid to buy home of English football

Could the English international team be on the move?

Caster Semenya could be affected by new rules for female athletes with high testosterone levels

The controversial move has been seen as targeting the double Olympic 800m champion.

'I've a wife and a child at home. I have to go home and be in some kind of humour for them' In For A Penny This post contains videos

'I've a wife and a child at home. I have to go home and be in some kind of humour for them'

We followed a bookmaker at Punchestown on the opening day to find out what a big festival is like from the bookies’ point-of-view, whether that’s big wins or losses.

Hearn sceptical over Wilder's $50million 'PR move' for potential Joshua bout

“No disrespect to Deontay but I don’t believe he has that kind of money,” said Joshua’s promoter.

Watch: LeBron pulls off game-saving block and epic buzzer-beater to lift Cavs King James This post contains videos

Watch: LeBron pulls off game-saving block and epic buzzer-beater to lift Cavs

LeBron James hit 44 points to cap a classic performance.