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#US sports

# us-sports - Saturday 3 February, 2018

The Clonakilty man who helped build the Patriots' dynasty

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

# us-sports - Friday 2 February, 2018

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

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

# us-sports - Sunday 28 January, 2018

'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.

# us-sports - Saturday 27 January, 2018

'I feel like I've lived a couple of different lives': Dubliner John Carroll on his hoop dreams

Plying his trade with the University of Hartford since 2014, the 22-year-old is enjoying a fine season.

# us-sports - Monday 22 January, 2018

Nick Foles and the Eagles soar to the Super Bowl as they sink the Vikings

It was a dominant performance from Philadelphia as they won their first NFC Championship since 2005.

# us-sports - Sunday 21 January, 2018

The Jags run them close, but the Patriots are going back to the Super Bowl NFL

The Jags run them close, but the Patriots are going back to the Super Bowl

The AFC Championship game went down to the wire in Foxborough.

Tom Brady's grotesquely swollen thumb and your Championship Round preview NFL

Tom Brady's grotesquely swollen thumb and your Championship Round preview

We’re talkin’ football, specifically the AFC and NFC Championship games.

# us-sports - Friday 19 January, 2018

Nothing to see here, just LeBron James with the no-look nutmeg assist Ball So Hard This post contains videos

Nothing to see here, just LeBron James with the no-look nutmeg assist

Dwyane Wade could hardly believe his eyes.

# us-sports - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

Chris Paul uses inside information to try sneak new team-mates into old dressing room to start fight

However, CP3 was blocked by security before things could escalate.

# us-sports - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

If the Lakers want to make a move for LeBron, they've a lot work to do

The Lakers are unlikely to create enough cap space.

Tempers flare as Heat silence Raptors for fifth straight win SCHLAPS This post contains videos

Tempers flare as Heat silence Raptors for fifth straight win

With no punches landed, Wayne Ellington’s last-gasp lay-up was the most painful blow of the night.

# us-sports - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

# us-sports - Sunday 7 January, 2018

What injury? Steph Curry scored 45 points in just 29 minutes last night Splash This post contains videos

What injury? Steph Curry scored 45 points in just 29 minutes last night

“He’s on fire,” said Warriors coach Steve Kerr. “Maybe the break was good for him.”

Falcons stay on the road to Super Bowl redemption with upset win against the Rams

It will be the Falcons v the Eagles in the NFC divisional round next week.

Marcus Mariota throws a touchdown to himself as Chiefs blow an 18-point lead

Mariota is the first quarterback since 1997 to complete a touchdown pass to himself.

# us-sports - Friday 5 January, 2018

Patriots hit back at report into Belichick-Brady-Kraft friction

The New England Patriots described talk of friction between Bill Belichick, Tom Brady and Robert Kraft as “unsubstantiated and inaccurate”.

# us-sports - Thursday 4 January, 2018

Can anyone stop the Patriots? Ranking all 12 teams heading into the NFL playoffs

New England are looking to lift back-to-back Vince Lombardi trophies.

# us-sports - Sunday 31 December, 2017

NFL New Year's resolutions and your Week 17 preview

Week 17 is the most and least important week of the season.

# us-sports - Friday 29 December, 2017

How well do you remember the US Sports year?

Do you know your Super Bowls from your Stanley Cups?

# us-sports - Monday 25 December, 2017

Freak 'Butt Pick' interception helps Saints seal playoff spot for Christmas All About That Bass This post contains videos

Freak 'Butt Pick' interception helps Saints seal playoff spot for Christmas

Christmas Eve didn’t stop the NFL’s regular Sunday service, and the Saints, Rams, Panthers and Chiefs are having a happier Christmas for it.

# us-sports - Saturday 23 December, 2017

Last Christmas for the Brady and Belichick partnership and your NFL Week 16 preview

It’s the most wonderful time of the year.

# us-sports - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

Six things to buy the US sports fan in your life this Christmas

We’ve got y’all covered in this list.

'He made us rub our eyes and wonder what did we just see': An emotional night for basketball legend Kobe Bryant

The five-time NBA champion had his numbers retired by the LA Lakers last night.

# us-sports - Monday 18 December, 2017

No Wentz? No problem: NFL play-off picture takes shape as Eagles deal well with QB nightmare

Philly secured a first-round bye with a victory over the New York Giants as Nick Foles made his first start of the season.

# us-sports - Friday 15 December, 2017

Steelers star Shazier begins rehabilitation process as feeling returns to legs

The Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker suffered a spinal injury earlier this month.

Even with Brock Osweiler, the Broncos cruised past the Colts last night TNF

Even with Brock Osweiler, the Broncos cruised past the Colts last night

The Denver Broncos were too good for the Indianapolis Colts as Brock Osweiler impressed in the NFL.

# us-sports - Thursday 14 December, 2017

Rodgers not 'coming back to save Packers'

Returning Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers said he just wants to help the team ‘find a way to win three games.’

# us-sports - Saturday 9 December, 2017

The New York Yankees are about to rock baseball with one of the biggest trades in years

It looks like Giancarlo Stanton is heading for the Big Apple.

# us-sports - Monday 4 December, 2017

More milestones for Tom Brady as the Patriots aren't pretty but get job done against Buffalo

Elsewhere, the Minnesota Vikings claimed an eighth straight win in Atlanta.

# us-sports - Sunday 3 December, 2017

The return of 'Flash' Gordon and your week 13 NFL preview

Some rare good news for the Browns in another terrible season.

# us-sports - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

ESPN to lay off about 150 behind-the-scenes employees

The ‘world wide leader’ has again slashed jobs today.

# us-sports - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

2 chains, 2 games: Talib and Crabtree will have a lot of time to think about what they've done

Both were handed two-game suspensions today for their brawl on Sunday.

# us-sports - Thursday 23 November, 2017

Vikings and Chargers could get their just deserts from a Thanksgiving feast of football

There are two good games on the menu for Thanksgiving 2017. And the Giants also host a game.

# us-sports - Sunday 19 November, 2017

Asking why Taylor is no longer the right fit for Buffalo and your week 11 NFL preview

It’s the last of the bye weeks in the NFL.

# us-sports - Friday 17 November, 2017

Celtics stretch winning streak to 14 games after epic comeback against Golden State Celtic Gold This post contains videos

Celtics stretch winning streak to 14 games after epic comeback against Golden State

Trailing 66-49, the Celtics won last night’s clash 92-88.

Pittsburgh show their Steel to drive AFC race TNF

Pittsburgh show their Steel to drive AFC race

The Steelers ran away from the Titans on Thursday Night Football.

# us-sports - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Analysis: Sometimes the best form of attack is the other team's defence

Rex Burkhead’s touchdown against the Bronocs was a masterclass in understanding the opposition.

# us-sports - Monday 13 November, 2017

Just hours after his baby son died, NFL player scores his first touchdown of the season RIP

Just hours after his baby son died, NFL player scores his first touchdown of the season

Marquise Goodwin’s infant son died due to complications from childbirth.

# us-sports - Sunday 12 November, 2017

Last-second field goal gives Steelers fourth straight win while the Saints continue to impress

Last-second field goal gives Steelers fourth straight win while the Saints continue to impress

Elsewhere, Minnesota had QB Case Keenum throw a career-high four TD passes as they beat Washington.

Life, the universe and your NFL week 10 preview

Minnesota @ Washington and Cowboys @ Falcons are two of Sunday’s highlights.