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# us-sports - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Russell Westbrook had the best night of his career last night - and still lost Danger-Russ This post contains videos

Russell Westbrook had the best night of his career last night - and still lost

Thunder squeezed out in Portland despite Russ’s best efforts.

# us-sports - Friday 3 March, 2017

You'll never be as cool as Luis Guillorme catching a flying baseball bat so don't bother trying Bat Man This post contains videos

# us-sports - Thursday 2 March, 2017

Baseball star admits eating fake passport as he was smuggled into the US

Jose Abreu was the subject of an intense bidding war in the MLB in 2013.

Former NBA star apologises for saying he'd 'shower across the street' from gay team-mate

Amar’e Stoudemire said his response was meant to be ‘taken as a joke.’

# us-sports - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

# us-sports - Sunday 19 February, 2017

The best bits from last night's NBA Slam Dunk contest That's My Jam This post contains videos

The best bits from last night's NBA Slam Dunk contest

Pacers forward Glenn Robinson wins 2017 competition.

# us-sports - Saturday 11 February, 2017

Draymond Green was close to an incredibly rare 'quadruple-double' last night Everybody Loves Draymond This post contains videos

Draymond Green was close to an incredibly rare 'quadruple-double' last night

Golden State look ready for tonight’s trip to OKC.

# us-sports - Friday 10 February, 2017

'They got Tom Brady though' - Even at 21-0 up, one Atlanta player was still nervous Mic'd Up This post contains videos

'They got Tom Brady though' - Even at 21-0 up, one Atlanta player was still nervous

Mo Sanu was confident the Falcons would coast to an easy win, Taylor Gabriel knew better.

# us-sports - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Former Knicks star Oakley dragged from stands and arrested following 'row with team owner' Knicked This post contains videos

Former Knicks star Oakley dragged from stands and arrested following 'row with team owner'

Charles Oakley denies Knicks’ claims that he behaved “in a highly inappropriate and completely abusive manner.”

# us-sports - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

5 things we learned from attending Super Bowl LI

It’s a dirty job, but somebody has to do it.

Super Bowl winners to boycott visit to the White House in Trump protest

New England Patriots tight end Martellus Bennett and defensive back Devin McCourty have promised to turn down the invitation.

# us-sports - Sunday 5 February, 2017

Let our foolproof quiz decide who you should support in tonight's Super Bowl

The big game is on tonight and we can help you decide who to root for.

Letter from Houston: Where are all the Falcons fans?

With just hours to go before the Super Bowl, there are not many Atlanta fans in Texas.

Super Bowl LI is the New England Patriots' to lose

The Falcons can win, of course, but here’s why they won’t.

WATCH: The42 samples the atmosphere in Houston ahead of Super Bowl LI Talking Heads This post contains videos

WATCH: The42 samples the atmosphere in Houston ahead of Super Bowl LI

We spoke to fans and journalists ahead of the big game. .

Everything you wanted to know about American football but were afraid to ask

The42′s basic introduction to the NFL.

# us-sports - Saturday 4 February, 2017

From the King of Pop to Katy Perry - The best Super Bowl half-time shows in history

How will Lady Gaga stand up against the talent that has preceded her?

Letter from Houston: Everything's bigger in Texas, even the regrets

Brady and Ryan a reminder to Texan fans of what might have been if their team had a quarterback.

What happened to the 6 quarterbacks drafted before Tom Brady in the infamous 2000 NFL Draft

#12 famously went 199th overall, in the sixth round of that year’s draft.

# us-sports - Friday 3 February, 2017

'Bud... Weis... Er!' Ranking the 12 best Super Bowl ads of all time Classics This post contains videos

'Bud... Weis... Er!' Ranking the 12 best Super Bowl ads of all time

How well do you remember these promos from the NFL’s showpiece event?

Assessing the Falcons' biggest strengths and weaknesses ahead of Super Bowl LI

The best offence in football but what about that defence?

Letter from Houston: Trump's shadow looms over Super Bowl LI

You’d know there’s a game on, but something else is dominating conversation.

The path to the Super Bowl - New England Patriots

The path to the Super Bowl - New England Patriots

The six games that shaped New England’s 2016 season.

# us-sports - Thursday 2 February, 2017

QUIZ: Are you a Super Bowl champ or chump?

How well do you know America’s biggest game?

Assessing the Patriots' biggest strengths and weaknesses ahead of Super Bowl LI

Are the Pats vulnerable when facing too many receivers?

The path to the Super Bowl - Atlanta Falcons

The six games that shaped Atlanta’s 2016 season.

Roger Goodell avoids talking about Trump as his antics dominate Super Bowl build-up

And Tom Brady asked: “what’s going on in the world?”

# us-sports - Sunday 29 January, 2017

The Eire up there: The story of the only Irish-born player to ever make it in the NBA

How Pat Burke went from Tullamore to play with some of the biggest names in basketball.

# us-sports - Friday 27 January, 2017

NBA players try predict the outcome of this weekend's National Cup Final games

Based solely on their names and pictures.

# us-sports - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

The NFL world says hotel fire alarms are a normal occurrence the night before facing the Patriots

The New England Patriots are a franchise that…

# us-sports - Monday 23 January, 2017

The Redzone: Let's face it, we're all just playing the Patriots' game

What Belichick and Brady have achieved in New England is unprecedented says Steve O’Rourke.

Patriots advance to record-setting ninth Super Bowl

It will be Tommy Terrific vs. Matty Ice in Super Bowl LI as the Patriots advance and join the Falcons.

# us-sports - Sunday 22 January, 2017

Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons dominate Green Bay Packers to book Super Bowl ticket

Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons dominate Green Bay Packers to book Super Bowl ticket

The Packers couldn’t run the table, as Aaron Rodgers suggested.

Fab Four - Your NFL Championship Sunday preview

Which teams are going to make it to the Super Bowl? Steve O’Rourke gazes in to his crystal ball.

# us-sports - Saturday 21 January, 2017

Here's how the Patriots can win Super Bowl LI

And no, it’s not all about Tom Brady.

# us-sports - Friday 20 January, 2017

Here's how the Packers can win Super Bowl LI

He wears number 12 and is impossibly good.

The best player in the NBA right now didn't get picked for the All-Star Game

What does Russell Westbrook have to do?

# us-sports - Thursday 19 January, 2017

Here's how the Steelers can win Super Bowl LI

Leaning on the patience of Le’Veon Bell will be key.

# us-sports - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Here's how the Falcons can win Super Bowl LI

The NFL’s top offence will play their final game at the Georgia Dome this Sunday.

# us-sports - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

A reminder that the NFL still has a serious head injury problem Injury This post contains videos

A reminder that the NFL still has a serious head injury problem

Chris Conley is the latest player to take a massive hit to the head and only miss one play.

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