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#US sports

# us-sports - Sunday 17 September, 2017

NFL week 2 preview: Now we'll learn how good or bad teams really are

We’ll learn a lot more this week than we did on the opening weekend.

# us-sports - Friday 15 September, 2017

Cleveland can't stop winning - and they're closing in on a 101-year baseball record

It was a close one against the Royals last night, though.

# us-sports - Monday 11 September, 2017

3 things we shouldn't overreact to from week 1 in the NFL... and 3 we should

The Patriots and Seahawks will be just fine, the Texans and Cardinals, maybe not.

# us-sports - Sunday 10 September, 2017

NFL week 1 preview: We already know we're in for one hell of a ride

As Thursday night proved, what does any of us really know in the early weeks.

# us-sports - Friday 8 September, 2017

'Boston have done the best rebuilding that I've seen in sports in a long, long time - maybe ever'

Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers gave a glowing assessment of his former employers.

# us-sports - Sunday 3 September, 2017

Raiders and Patriots top Super Bowl betting ahead of new season

Raiders and Patriots top Super Bowl betting ahead of new season

And more people think the Browns will lift the Vince Lombardi trophy than the Bengals.

# us-sports - Saturday 2 September, 2017

Due North: The Irish teenager heading to Canada to train with former NHL players

Mark Murphy will spend a year living, eating and breathing ice hockey, despite the lack of a permanent rink here.

# us-sports - Saturday 26 August, 2017

Patriot pains as Brady's favourite target suffers season-ending injury

Julian Edelman left the field last night clutching his knee.

# us-sports - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

Massive NBA trade as Boston pick up superstar Kyrie Irving and send Isaiah Thomas to Cleveland

The Cavs have traded to a direct Eastern Conference rival and could prove the difference in getting the Celtics back to a Finals.

# us-sports - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

Odell Beckham Jr suffered a scary-looking leg injury on a low hit during preseason game ODB This post contains videos

Odell Beckham Jr suffered a scary-looking leg injury on a low hit during preseason game

Giants star reportedly suffered a sprained ankle.

# us-sports - Monday 14 August, 2017

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers learned the hard way that taking a kicker in the second round is a bad idea

The second round of the NFL Draft is no place for a kicker.

Bennett and Lynch stay seated as anthem protest spreads

Both Marshawn Lynch and Michael Bennett refused to stand for the US national anthem this weekend.

# us-sports - Friday 4 August, 2017

Steph Curry made his pro golf debut yesterday, and certainly didn't disgrace himself

Warriors superstar shot a four-over par 74 at the Ellie Mae Classic.

# us-sports - Monday 31 July, 2017

LA Clipper breaks his hand in fight just a month after signing €55 million contract

The forward won’t need surgery, but will have to rest his thumb for a month.

# us-sports - Friday 28 July, 2017

Yankees rookie manages to break his tooth celebrating a home run Gobsmacked This post contains videos

Yankees rookie manages to break his tooth celebrating a home run

As he celebrated somebody else’s home run, Aaron Judge was injured by somebody else’s safety equipment.

# us-sports - Thursday 27 July, 2017

Aaron Rodgers is trying to structure his life like Tom Brady to be able to play into his 40s

We’re not sure about his definition of vegan, but Rodgers is working hard to eat and recover right during the summer.

Looming Kyrie Irving trade leaves the Cavs with a unique problem while trying to reload for another run at the Warriors

Even a LeBron James team is gonna hurt without one of the game’s best attacking threats.

# us-sports - Monday 17 July, 2017

NFL star Zeke Elliott reportedly embroiled in bar fight that left a bouncer needing treatment

The incident comes with Elliott already sweating on the outcome of an NFL investigation stemming from a 2016 accusation of domestic violence.

# us-sports - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

Aaron Judge won the Home Run Derby and it wasn't even close

The Yankees’ star was at his brilliant best.

# us-sports - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

No surprise as Westbrook named NBA MVP after historic season MVP

No surprise as Westbrook named NBA MVP after historic season

Russell Westbrook made NBA history during the regular season and now has the hardware to reward his accomplishments.

# us-sports - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Hall of Famer says American football's effect on his brain left him feeling 'like a child'

Warren Sapp played 12 years in the NFL.

# us-sports - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

The Lakers traded away the future of the franchise... and it could be to make room for LeBron James

On paper, the trade with the Nets looks an odd one.

# us-sports - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Aussie coach joins Connacht backroom team after three years with leading NBA side

David Howard will be the province’s head of athletic performance.

An argument that 15 backup QBs are better than Colin Kaepernick is countered by a simple fact-check

It’s looking more and more likely the former 49ers star does not have a job for non-football reasons.

The Cavs threw everything at the Warriors in Game Three... and still lost

The Warriors are one game away from a sweep of the playoffs.

# us-sports - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

How the richest football clubs compare to the richest NFL teams in 2017

Manchester United have overtaken Real Madrid to become the most valuable football club but how do they compare to NFL franchises?

# us-sports - Sunday 4 June, 2017

3 things Cleveland can do in Game Two to stop the Warriors dominating again

Will it be another easy win for the Golden State Warriors?

# us-sports - Friday 2 June, 2017

Cavs coach Lue: Warriors best I've ever seen

The Cleveland Cavaliers lost 113-91 on Thursday and Lue heaped praise on his rivals.

# us-sports - Friday 26 May, 2017

Despite helping them win a Super Bowl, some Seahawks players appear to hate Russell Wilson

Many on the defensive side of the ball want to see the quarterback ‘exposed’.

# us-sports - Thursday 25 May, 2017

Former England underage rugby captain earns his shot at the NFL

Alex Gray will join the Atlanta Falcons practise squad for the upcoming season.

# us-sports - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

The NFL is relaxing one of its most-hated rules

Let’s dance.

# us-sports - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Which way to the finals? Steph and the Warriors run amok against the Spurs

San Antonio left to rue Kawhi Leonard’s injury as they trail 2-0 in Western conference finals.

# us-sports - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

A bench player was the Celtics' unlikely hero in Game 7 last night Anybody Here Seen Kelly? This post contains videos

A bench player was the Celtics' unlikely hero in Game 7 last night

Kelly Olynyk had the game of his life.

# us-sports - Friday 12 May, 2017

Spurs humble Rockets as Harden's MVP-worthy season ends in a whimper

It was a historically bad night for the Houston side.

# us-sports - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

Ginobili thwarts Harden's last-gasp shot to give Spurs series lead over the Rockets Manu Up This post contains videos

Ginobili thwarts Harden's last-gasp shot to give Spurs series lead over the Rockets

Harden looked set to put the game in overtime before Ginobili slid the ball from his hands.

# us-sports - Monday 8 May, 2017

All too easy for the Cavs as they sweep Raptors to reach conference finals

LeBron James had 35 points as Cleveland remain unbeaten in this year’s playoffs.

# us-sports - Thursday 4 May, 2017

Kawhi shines - but Spurs' playoff run suffers hammer blow with Tony Parker injury The Story Of Kawhi This post contains videos

Kawhi shines - but Spurs' playoff run suffers hammer blow with Tony Parker injury

Spurs level Rockets series at 1-1 but face an anxious wait on Tony Parker’s fitness.

# us-sports - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

We're not in Kansas any more: Jamaal Charles has joined the Denver Broncos

“I always wanted to play with Denver,” says veteran running back,

# us-sports - Friday 28 April, 2017

Garrett 1st pick of NFL Draft, but Trubisky leads night of QB drama

Myles Garrett was the obvious choice for the Cleveland Browns, but the Bears climbed their way up to take a quarterback at number two.

Veteran Tony Parker at his most efficient as Spurs finish off Grizzlies Game 6 This post contains videos

Veteran Tony Parker at his most efficient as Spurs finish off Grizzlies

In Milwaukee, the Raptors saw off the Bucks to take their place alongside LeBron James’ Cavaliers in the second round.