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#US sports

# us-sports - Friday 20 October, 2017

Dodgers demolish Cubs to reach first World Series since '88 MLB

Dodgers demolish Cubs to reach first World Series since '88

The Cubs’ dream of a second straight World Series after a 108-year drought was crushed by an 11-1 trouncing.

Carr and the Raiders hold nerve to hit last-gasp touchdown for one-point win over Chiefs Not In Kansas Any More This post contains videos

Carr and the Raiders hold nerve to hit last-gasp touchdown for one-point win over Chiefs

A dramatic finish came long after Marshawn Lynch was sent off for man-handling a referee.

'OK3' ensure Thunder roll over Knicks, Lonzo Ball's Lakers debut spoiled by Clippers NBA This post contains videos

'OK3' ensure Thunder roll over Knicks, Lonzo Ball's Lakers debut spoiled by Clippers

Patrick Beverley took particular delight in welcoming Lonzo’s “little young ass to the NBA”.

# us-sports - Sunday 15 October, 2017

Steve Kerr first unveiled the NBA's most lethal offence on a charcuterie board to an airport bartender

Almond Stephen Curry and Almond Klay Thompson sound deliciously effective.

# us-sports - Monday 9 October, 2017

With just 11 seconds left, Aaron Rodgers inspires Green Bay Packers to victory over Cowboys

Elsewhere, Ben Roethlisberger turned in his worst performance in more than 11 years as the Jaguars beat the Steelers.

# us-sports - Sunday 8 October, 2017

Giants' season goes from bad to worse with another loss and Odell Beckham's broken ankle Painful This post contains videos

Giants' season goes from bad to worse with another loss and Odell Beckham's broken ankle

He was one of four NY receivers to suffer injuries against the Los Angeles Chargers.

# us-sports - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

'We’ve offered victims thoughts and prayers for three decades. We need to offer something else'

Golden State Warriors’ coach Steve Kerr has been giving his thoughts on another mass shooting in America.

# us-sports - Monday 2 October, 2017

In case you were wondering, NFL players don't care about your fantasy football team

‘(Fans) don’t think about the effects that an injury will have to a guy’s mental capacity and what his family and what his mom and girlfriend and wife might be going through.’

# us-sports - Sunday 1 October, 2017

Week 4 of the NFL gives the top teams a real chance to separate from the rest

There are some big divisional match-ups this weekend.

# us-sports - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

Adidas linked to FBI bribery investigation as several college basketball coaches arrested

An executive with the sportswear giant is accused of bribing high school students to play in adidas universities.

# us-sports - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

LeBron: 'The people run this country, not one individual. And damn sure not him' LBJ This post contains videos

LeBron: 'The people run this country, not one individual. And damn sure not him'

The NBA superstar doubled down on his criticism of US President Donald Trump.

Five Cardinals defenders couldn't stop Dez Bryant last night NFL This post contains videos

Five Cardinals defenders couldn't stop Dez Bryant last night

Dak Prescott inspired the Dallas Cowboys as they bounced back from their defeat against the Broncos.

# us-sports - Monday 25 September, 2017

Suddenly, football doesn't seem all that important as NFL players fight back

Eight underdogs won yesterday but the action before the games was more important than anything in them.

# us-sports - Saturday 23 September, 2017

Warriors respond to Trump, confirm Washington trip will celebrate 'equality, diversity and inclusion'

The reigning NBA champions will still go to the nation’s capital in February – just not to The White House.

From TheJournal.ie LeBron James calls Donald Trump a 'bum' as US sports stars get political Slam Dunk This post contains videos

LeBron James calls Donald Trump a 'bum' as US sports stars get political

Donald Trump has said that the NBA champions won’t be be coming to the White House.

# us-sports - Friday 22 September, 2017

Thursday night record set on the west coast as the Rams edge 80-point thriller Shoot-out This post contains videos

Thursday night record set on the west coast as the Rams edge 80-point thriller

Jared Goff lit up Levi’s Stadium last night while 49ers QB Brian Hoyer will rue two big interceptions.

# us-sports - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

Old questions remain as baseball hits new record for home runs

Last night saw the MLB season top 5,694 home runs, surpassing the steroid era mark that had stood since 2000.

# us-sports - Monday 18 September, 2017

In the future, every quarterback will be Alex Smith

Are we sure football is good anymore?

# 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.