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Saturday 4 February, 2012

Levin takes charge in Phoenix
# PGA Tour
# PGA Tour

Levin takes charge in Phoenix

Feb 4th 2012, 1:08 PM 130 Views 0 Comments

Spencer Levin will take a three-shot lead into the final 36 holes of the unappealingly-titled Waste Management Phoenix Open after firing a 63 in the second round.

Terry could abandon England set-up
# Scandal
# Scandal

Terry could abandon England set-up

Feb 4th 2012, 12:28 PM 359 Views 2 Comments

Reeling from his second loss of the captain’s armband, England centre-half John Terry is contemplating retirement from international football.

Tuesday 31 January, 2012

CAS to publish Contador ruling on Monday
# At Last
# At Last

CAS to publish Contador ruling on Monday

Jan 31st 2012, 5:14 PM 191 Views 0 Comments

The announcement comes 16 months after the three-time Tour de France winner tested positive for the steroid clenbuterol.

Sunday 29 January, 2012

Just another manic Sunday for RVP and Arsenal
# FA Cup
# FA Cup

Just another manic Sunday for RVP and Arsenal

Jan 29th 2012, 7:52 PM 3,751 Views 4 Comments

Star turns from Aston Villa’s Irish contingent and three second-half goals from the Gunners provided an enthralling end to the weekend’s top-flight fixtures.

Doping controversy lands Kimmage in hot water
# Gag Order
# Gag Order

Doping controversy lands Kimmage in hot water

Jan 29th 2012, 6:46 PM 9,620 Views 23 Comments

Award-winning journalist Paul Kimmage, an outspoken critic of corruption in cycling, is being sued by two former presidents of the sport’s governing body.

Jubilant punter claims over €38,000 on accumulator
# Chancer
# Chancer

Jubilant punter claims over €38,000 on accumulator

Jan 29th 2012, 5:37 PM 7,432 Views 14 Comments

A €32 bet on a four-race accumulator left the winner, a retiree in his sixties, with €38,565.85 by the end of yesterday’s racing.

Campbell marks memorable return for Sunderland
# FA Cup
# FA Cup

Campbell marks memorable return for Sunderland

Jan 29th 2012, 5:04 PM 482 Views 0 Comments

Fraizer Campbell returned from long-term injury to resuce a draw for Sunderland against Tony Mowbray’s Middlesborough.

Djokovic trumps Nadal in epic Australian Open final
# Incredible
# Incredible

Djokovic trumps Nadal in epic Australian Open final

Jan 29th 2012, 3:25 PM 2,768 Views 4 Comments

The Serb earned his fifth Grand Slam title after emerging victorious from the longest Grand Slam final in history.

Rock on: Englishman stares Woods and McIlroy down
# Underdog
# Underdog

Rock on: Englishman stares Woods and McIlroy down

Jan 29th 2012, 2:10 PM 335 Views 0 Comments

Less than a year on from his maiden European Tour victory, Robert Rock outlasted a world-class field to capture one of the European Tour’s flagship events.

Mourinho: the second coming is nigh
# Intrigue
# Intrigue

Mourinho: the second coming is nigh

Jan 29th 2012, 12:48 PM 904 Views 2 Comments

Reports this morning suggest the Portuguese, who has “grown disillusioned with life in Madrid”, will return to the Premier League this summer.

Carroll back on the transfer list
# Bargains
# Bargains

Carroll back on the transfer list

Jan 29th 2012, 12:04 PM 2,375 Views 12 Comments

Nearly a year on from his record-breaking transfer, Liverpool are apparently desperate to offload the misfiring 23-year-old.

Tuesday 24 January, 2012

The Morning Score: Tuesday
# Early Doors
# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Tuesday

Jan 24th 2012, 9:00 AM 382 Views 0 Comments

Need some fuel for the day’s water cooler conversations? We’ve got your back.

Monday 23 January, 2012

Saw that coming: Balotelli charged with violent conduct
# Misbehaviour
# Misbehaviour

Saw that coming: Balotelli charged with violent conduct

Jan 23rd 2012, 8:47 PM 5,619 Views 38 Comments

The Manchester City striker appeared to stamp on Scott Parker during his side’s Premier League clash with Spurs at the weekend.

Is José Mourinho planning to quit Real?
# Gossip
# Gossip

Is José Mourinho planning to quit Real?

Jan 23rd 2012, 7:50 PM 1,253 Views 3 Comments

Journalist Siro Lopez claims the Portuguese made the decision after enduring his side’s most recent defeat to Barcelona.

Prandelli leaves the door open for Totti's return
# Comebacks
# Comebacks

Prandelli leaves the door open for Totti's return

Jan 23rd 2012, 5:45 PM 322 Views 0 Comments

The coach of the Italian national side has suggested that, if fit, Roma maestro Francesco Totti could travel to Euro 2012.

WATCH: the 6 worst renditions of the 'Star-Spangled Banner'*
# U-S-A
# U-S-A

WATCH: the 6 worst renditions of the 'Star-Spangled Banner'*

Jan 23rd 2012, 4:57 PM 635 Views 2 Comments

*WARNING: unsuitable for those with an appreciation of melody and rhythm.

Vodafone drop Dublin sponsorship for charity
# SOS
# SOS

Vodafone drop Dublin sponsorship for charity

Jan 23rd 2012, 2:34 PM 1,590 Views 3 Comments

The shirt sponsor will cede their promotional rights to mental health charity Suicide or Survive for Dublin’s league openers.

Sunday 22 January, 2012

Heineken Cup: Irish derby tops quarter-final billing
# Boom!
# Boom!

Heineken Cup: Irish derby tops quarter-final billing

Jan 22nd 2012, 7:58 PM 6,722 Views 23 Comments

One thing’s for sure: all three Irish sides won’t be progressing to the semi-finals.

Crunch time: here's everything you need to know about today's GAA action
# Pre-Season
# Pre-Season

Crunch time: here's everything you need to know about today's GAA action

Jan 22nd 2012, 7:03 PM 3,232 Views 6 Comments

There was pre-season action around the country this afternoon. Luckily for you, we’ve for a handy, post-sized round-up.

Penn State coach Joe Paterno passes away aged 85
# Penn State
# Penn State

Penn State coach Joe Paterno passes away aged 85

Jan 22nd 2012, 5:21 PM 3,048 Views 0 Comments

One of the most successful football coaches in US history, Paterno had recently been implicated in an alleged cover-up of child abuse at Penn State University.

Grace calm under fire at Fancourt
# Clutch
# Clutch

Grace calm under fire at Fancourt

Jan 22nd 2012, 4:49 PM 218 Views 0 Comments

The 23-year-old recovered from a rocky start to dispatch a star-studded field and claim his European Tour title in a fortnight.

Keane explains his Molineux poker face
# Memories
# Memories

Keane explains his Molineux poker face

Jan 22nd 2012, 2:42 PM 5,330 Views 7 Comments

The Irish captain had reason to celebrate against Mick McCarthy’s Wolves yesterday, but chose instead to keep his emotions in check.

King Kenny turns tyrant over Bolton performance
# Rants
# Rants

King Kenny turns tyrant over Bolton performance

Jan 22nd 2012, 1:59 PM 659 Views 0 Comments

Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish has accused his players of lacking commitment in the wake of their 3-1 defeat to struggling Bolton Wanderers.

WATCH: United States give Dominican Republic an almighty shoeing
# Humiliation
# Humiliation

WATCH: United States give Dominican Republic an almighty shoeing

Jan 22nd 2012, 12:29 PM 535 Views 0 Comments

The US women’s soccer team launched their qualifying campaign for the London Olympics with a 14-0 annihilation of their neighbours.

Oz Open Round-Up: Clijsters limps her way to victory
# Epic
# Epic

Oz Open Round-Up: Clijsters limps her way to victory

Jan 22nd 2012, 11:47 AM 280 Views 0 Comments

A stunning comeback from an injured Kim Clijsters reduced her opponent to tears, while Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal remained on course for a semi-final clash.

Sunday 15 January, 2012

Inner demons again cost Arsenal dear
# Arsenal FC
# Arsenal FC

Inner demons again cost Arsenal dear

Jan 15th 2012, 7:13 PM 3,427 Views 8 Comments

Arsène Wenger’s weakened Arsenal squad looked lost as it slumped to a deserved defeat against Brendan Rodger’s doughty Swansea.

Ava Hutchinson is London-bound
# Olympics
# Olympics

Ava Hutchinson is London-bound

Jan 15th 2012, 5:48 PM 3,289 Views 4 Comments

The Dublin-based runner booked her place in the Irish Olympic team with a confident performance at the Houston Marathon.

Newcastle put Best foot forward
# G'wan
# G'wan

Newcastle put Best foot forward

Jan 15th 2012, 5:00 PM 437 Views 0 Comments

A 37th-minute strike from Republic of Ireland striker Leon Best was enough to edge Newcastle United past Mark Hughes’s Queens Park Rangers.

Taylor named IABA Boxer of the Year
# Champ
# Champ

Taylor named IABA Boxer of the Year

Jan 15th 2012, 3:37 PM 13,385 Views 31 Comments

Bray native Katie Taylor took top honours at the Irish Amateur Boxing Association Annual Awards last night.

As it happened: Glasgow v Leinster
# Minute-by-Minute
# Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Glasgow v Leinster

Jan 15th 2012, 12:48 PM 7,981 Views 4 Comments

Leinster travelled to Glasgow in the hope of securing their qualification for the knock-out stages of the Heineken Cup. Could they do it?

Every shares the lead in Hawaii with golfing Everyman
# Generation Game
# Generation Game

Every shares the lead in Hawaii with golfing Everyman

Jan 15th 2012, 12:29 PM 225 Views 0 Comments

Matt Every – who has generated some controversy this week – will play the final round of the 2012 Sony Open in the company of Jeff Maggert, a man nearly two decades his senior.

Monday 9 January, 2012

As it happened: Arsenal vs. Leeds
# Minute-by-Minute
# Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Arsenal vs. Leeds

Jan 9th 2012, 7:39 PM 8,525 Views 20 Comments

Would injury-ravaged Arsenal slink past (dirty, dirty) Leeds in their repeat of last year’s third-round tie? And would Thierry Henry (now with bonus facial hair) make an appearance?

Messi takes FIFA Ballon D'Or
# Of Course
# Of Course

Messi takes FIFA Ballon D'Or

Jan 9th 2012, 7:26 PM 896 Views 3 Comments

Barcelona’s pint-sized striker emerged the big winner from an awkward ceremony that included cameos from James Blunt and Shakira.

WATCH: Bowling exacts its own special humiliation
# Fail
# Fail

WATCH: Bowling exacts its own special humiliation

Jan 9th 2012, 6:18 PM 800 Views 0 Comments

Professional bowler Josh Blanchard rounded off a dismal showing at the PBA World Championships by working comedy magic.

Mark Hughes in talks with QPR
# Sparky
# Sparky

Mark Hughes in talks with QPR

Jan 9th 2012, 5:48 PM 134 Views 0 Comments

Sources close to the club suggest that owner Tony Fernandes will helm the contract negotiations.

Cristiane 'Cyborg' Santos blames supplement for positive test
# Unlikely
# Unlikely

Cristiane 'Cyborg' Santos blames supplement for positive test

Jan 9th 2012, 4:35 PM 498 Views 1 Comment

The divisive fighter claims a weight-loss product she used was tainted with anabolic steroids.

Demaryius Thomas's immaculate reception earned Tim Tebow $250,000
# Hallelujah
# Hallelujah

Demaryius Thomas's immaculate reception earned Tim Tebow $250,000

Jan 9th 2012, 3:31 PM 763 Views 0 Comments

In addition to catapulting the Broncos into the play-offs, the quarterback’s game-winning pass activated a lucrative salary accelerator.

Friday 30 December, 2011

The Score's first annual alternative sports awards
# Illustrious
# Illustrious

The Score's first annual alternative sports awards

Dec 30th 2011, 4:30 PM 804 Views 0 Comments

2011 wasn’t short on moments of historic triumph and breathtaking tragedy. You won’t find any of them here, though.

YouTube top ten: because 2011 was a very good year
# Virals
# Virals

YouTube top ten: because 2011 was a very good year

Dec 30th 2011, 10:30 AM 983 Views 1 Comment

If exposure to digital media and 24-hour news has all but erased your memory: don’t panic. We’ve gathered all the valuable stuff in one place.

Tuesday 27 December, 2011

Turkey Shoot: 2011's biggest sporting flops
# Buzzkill
# Buzzkill

Turkey Shoot: 2011's biggest sporting flops

Dec 27th 2011, 8:07 AM 795 Views 0 Comments

History isn’t just written by champions, you know; sometimes it’s written by the guy who fell hilariously short of expectations.