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Sunday 9 September, 2018

Only sport can break your heart, and your NFL week 1 preview

NFL columnist Steve O’Rourke gives his picks for week 1, and he’s bracing himself for a long year.

Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Eagles can have their wings clipped, but contenders few and far between

Will Philadelphia defend their title? Steve O’Rourke takes a closer look at the NFC.

Tuesday 4 September, 2018

AFC season preview: Despite their flaws, Patriots still the team to beat

Can anyone end New England’s dominance? Steve O’Rourke takes a closer look at the AFC.

Tuesday 28 August, 2018

Can the NFL’s first-round rookie QBs prove to be a famous five?

Who’s ready to start now, and who’ll have the longest career? Steve O’Rourke takes a closer look.

Friday 15 June, 2018

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

How closely were you paying attention to this week’s sporting headlines?

Thursday 14 June, 2018

Arsenal face City and Chelsea in opening games as Premier League fixtures announced

It’ll be a baptism of fire for the new Gunners’ boss.

Wednesday 13 June, 2018

Uefa clear PSG of breaking Financial Fair Play rules but they still need to sell €60m worth of players FFP

Uefa clear PSG of breaking Financial Fair Play rules but they still need to sell €60m worth of players

European football’s governing body started an investigation in September.

Spain sack their manager 48 hours before World Cup opener

Fernando Hierro will take charge for the duration of the World Cup.

USA, Mexico and Canada to host 2026 World Cup

The vote was made this morning.

Ou est le piscine? Spanish reporter uses Google Translate to circumvent press conference ban

The French media officer had hoped to avoid transfer talk by only taking questions in French.

Monday 11 June, 2018

After working his magic in Sweden, Swansea hope Potter can restore Premier League status

The Welsh club have appointed Graham Potter as their new boss.

Patrick Vieira leaves New York to take Nice job

The 41-year-old was previously linked to the Arsenal job.

Sunday 10 June, 2018

The man who revolutionised goalkeeping, Dennis Rodman's genius and the week's best sportswriting

It’s Sunday morning and you know what that means… stick the kettle on and feast your eyes on some brilliant long reads.

Saturday 9 June, 2018

Giroud suffers injury scare just days before the World Cup

The Chelsea striker was injured in a clash of heads in their draw with the USA tonight.

Friday 8 June, 2018

Ex-England captain Casey Stoney appointed Man Utd's first women's boss

The 36-year-old earned 130 caps for England.

Cork City re-sign ex-Ireland defender Damien Delaney

The 36-year-old will join the club until the end of the 2019 season.

Premier League confirms introduction of spring break from 2019 season

The league won’t go on hiatus, but will feature a scaled down fixture list.

Thursday 7 June, 2018

Spain down to 10th as hosts Russia go into World Cup as lowest-ranked team

Ireland remain unchanged as the 31st ranked side.

Dillian Whyte to fight Joseph Parker in bid for world title shot

The bout will take place at The O2 in London on 28 July.

The Warriors were mostly terrible last night but still lead the Cavs 3-0

The NBA finals are as good as over as Golden State are now just one game away from the title.

Wednesday 6 June, 2018

Manchester United announce Diogo Dalot signing

The 19-year-old joins from Porto.

2008 Gold Cup winner Denman 'put to sleep painlessly' aged 18

The Tank’s trainer confirmed the news this morning.

Thursday 31 May, 2018

Former Cork City winger Stephen Dooley joins Rochdale

The 26-year-old signed a two-year deal with the League One club.

Zidane steps down as Real Madrid boss days after Champions League success

The 45-year-old announced the news at a hastily arranged press conference this morning.

'I'm confident in my own abilities' - Frank Lampard appointed Derby County manager

The former England midfielder has signed a three-year deal.

Conservatives buy Nikes too - LeBron, Jordan and reading between the lines of the GOAT debate

Are LeBron’s efforts to highlight social injustice the reason he’s not automatically regarded as the best player we’ve ever seen?

Wednesday 30 May, 2018

Sky Sports apologise for misquoting Sterling's gun tattoo explanation

The broadcaster say a mistake was made in their reporting.

5 uncapped players in Australia squad for Ireland Tests

However, loose forward Pete Samu remains in limbo as he awaits his release from New Zealand Rugby.

Sunday 27 May, 2018

'My first thought after climbing Everest was how soon could I get back down'

Today marks the 25th anniversary of Dawson Stelfox reaching the summit of the world’s highest mountain.

Friday 25 May, 2018

Quiz: How Well Do You Know The Cork-Limerick Hurling Rivalry?

How closely have you been paying attention to this Munster derby?

'Black athletes are being challenged to a fight they haven't been willing to wage for a very long time'

Author and journalist Howard Bryant on NFL players, patriotism and profit.

Wednesday 23 May, 2018

NFL teams are discussing a 15-yard penalty for kneeling during the anthem

Under the proposal, the home team would decide if the teams take to the field for the playing of the anthem.

Tuesday 22 May, 2018

Mauro Icardi misses out as Argentina name World Cup squad

The Inter striker was the joint-top scorer in Serie A this season.

Monday 21 May, 2018

No place for Morata in Spanish World Cup squad

Julen Lopetegui named his squad today.

Friday 18 May, 2018

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

How closely have you paid attention to this week’s sporting headlines?

Swansea will begin life in the Championship with a new manager

The Welsh club parted ways with Carlos Carvalhal today.

Leinster ring the changes but still name strong side for Munster semi-final

The provinces face off at the RDS on Saturday afternoon.

Thursday 17 May, 2018

No Martial or Lacazette in star-studded France squad

The pair have been excluded from Didier Deschamps’ squad.

Guardiola extends City stay after record-breaking season

The former Barcelona boss will stay on until the end of the 2020/21 season.

Tuesday 15 May, 2018

RTÉ and TV3 swap Champions League nights in major shake-up

TV3 will have exclusive rights to over 300 games from the 2018/19 season.