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#long reads

# long-reads - Sunday 10 March, 2019

An emotional plea to help 2010 All-Ireland winner through illness and the week's best sportswriting

Stick the kettle on and get stuck into some of our favourite pieces of sportswriting from this week.

# long-reads - Sunday 24 February, 2019

I'm Kellie Harrington, Arsenal simply stopped making you feel and the week's best sportswriring

Plus, an interesting League of Ireland piece and ‘I had lost my identity, who am I without sport?’

# long-reads - Sunday 2 December, 2018

Copa Libertadores mayhem, comparing Pat Spillane to Donald Trump and the week's best sportswriting

Stick the kettle on and enjoy the best of the week’s sportswriting.

# long-reads - Thursday 18 October, 2018

From The Daily Edge 5 long read podcasts that will make next week's commute much more bearable Commuting

5 long read podcasts that will make next week's commute much more bearable

Five topics to learn about: from Swedish pop sensation Robyn to free speech.

# long-reads - Sunday 23 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Sitdown Sunday: 'The extraordinary story of how I found my parents' 7 Deadly Reads

Sitdown Sunday: 'The extraordinary story of how I found my parents'

Grab a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

# long-reads - Sunday 26 August, 2018

Forgetting how to lose, hurling's happy existence in the quiet life and all the best week's sportswriting

Stick on the kettle and settle into some of our favourite sports articles from this week.

# long-reads - Sunday 24 June, 2018

How Senegal stunned France at the 2002 World Cup and more of the week's best sportswriting

Settle yourself into some brilliant reads from this week.

# long-reads - Sunday 22 April, 2018

# long-reads - Sunday 11 March, 2018

The Paris project before PSG, Team Sky's controversy 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.

# long-reads - Sunday 4 March, 2018

# long-reads - Sunday 25 February, 2018

McIlroy and Harrington sit down with Kimmage 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.

# long-reads - Sunday 11 February, 2018

Real match tickets are becoming a thing of the past - it's the week's best sportswriting

Stick the kettle on, ladies and gents. It’s that time again.

# long-reads - Sunday 7 January, 2018

The Patriots' civil war, Right-Wing Ronaldinho and the best of the week's sportswriting

Stick on the kettle, there. We’ve got you.

# long-reads - Sunday 17 December, 2017

Stringer at 40, Phil Taylor's curtain call 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.

# long-reads - Sunday 10 December, 2017

The crazy world of Man City during Sven's time in charge and the week's best sportswriting

Also, looking back on Hatton v Mayweather 10 years on and the rise of native-born African players in the NFL.

# long-reads - Sunday 3 December, 2017

From the FA Vase to the Bernabeu, coming out at 47 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.

# long-reads - Sunday 29 October, 2017

An Italian footballer's stalker hell, the misery of Browns fans and the week's best sportswriting

Stick on the kettle and enjoy the best of what this week had to offer.

# long-reads - Sunday 22 October, 2017

Oranje decline, Chalkie courage, ESPN's lack thereof and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

Oranje decline, Chalkie courage, ESPN's lack thereof and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

Five of our favourite pieces of sportswriting from the week that was.

# long-reads - Sunday 15 October, 2017

Isaiah Thomas out to prove the Celtics wrong and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

Plus Bill Simmons weighs in on the controversy surrounding ESPN’s Jemele Hill, and how we can love Ireland but hate the way they play football.

# long-reads - Sunday 8 October, 2017

Testimonial dinners, great teams to miss the World Cup and the week's best sportswriting

Plus a reflection on Gusserane O’Rahillys’ incredible journey in Wexford, and a reminder of the sins of the Qatar World Cup.

# long-reads - Sunday 24 September, 2017

Remembering Jimmy Magee, online trolls and the week's best sportswriting

Plus, we have Ronan O’Gara writing a tribute piece in memory of Ex-Munster and Leinster Rugby media official Pat Geraghty.

# long-reads - Sunday 17 September, 2017

The tragic legacy of Darren Sutherland, doping for a documentary and the week's best sportswriting

Plus we have Jemele Hill on the controversy surrounding ESPN after comments she made about President Trump.

# long-reads - Sunday 10 September, 2017

Isaiah Thomas's emotional goodbye, Sharapova's strange welcome and more in this week's sportswriting

Plus we have excellent profiles on Colin Kaepernick and Gennady Golovkin.

# long-reads - Sunday 3 September, 2017

Frampton before the spotlight, Jim Harbaugh on Saved by the Bell and the week's best sportswriting

Plus there’s Conor McGregor – the man for all seasons – as well as a wonderful insight into Tony Keady.

# long-reads - Sunday 6 August, 2017

How to write GAA articles like Jim McGuinness and the week's best sportswriting

Also, an Olympian’s struggles with retirement and has football in London lost its soul?

# long-reads - Sunday 28 May, 2017

Ronnie O'Sullivan and politics, Tupac and high school football - it's the week's best sportswriting

Plus, the story of the most successful underage team in Irish football’s history.

# long-reads - Sunday 7 May, 2017

The careless reporting on Aaron Hernandez, the Steph-KD dynamic and the week's best sportswriting

Plus, Dele Alli, Twitter loneliness and the cautionary tale of Renato Sanches.

# long-reads - Sunday 23 April, 2017

Coleman's rise to the top, Jim McClean's forgotten glory years at Dundee and the week's best sportswriting

Plus, the last days of Aaron Hernandez’s life before his death this week.

# long-reads - Sunday 2 April, 2017

A football interview with a difference, the rise of Tiger and the week's best sportswriting

Wrestlemania, doping in football and the loss of the Oakland Raiders’ ‘Black Hole’ were also the subject of excellent journalism.

# long-reads - Sunday 26 March, 2017

The 'Tinderization' of the NBA, the racial implications of Mayweather-McGregor and the week's best sportswriting

Plus, an emotional tribute to late Derry skipper Ryan McBride.

# long-reads - Sunday 26 February, 2017

# long-reads - Sunday 19 February, 2017

The game that changed the face of European football and this week's best sportswriting

Conor McGregor, Bob Bradley and a teenaged Tiger Woods are also topics of our latest picks.

# long-reads - Sunday 5 February, 2017

From meth addict to Olympic silver, Leaving Cert maths and rugby collide and the week's best sportswriting

Plus, the end of the ‘stick to sports’ era for sportswriters.

# long-reads - Sunday 29 January, 2017

Xabi Alonso's GAA past, Brady's friendship with Trump and all the week's best sportswriting

Sit back and enjoy the best sports journalism of the week.

# long-reads - Sunday 25 December, 2016

Obama the ageing athlete, LeBron keeps his promise: The best US sportswriting of 2016

Lots of great reads here to get stuck into over the Christmas.

# long-reads - Sunday 18 December, 2016

When Michael Owen ruled the world, the legend of Francesco Totti and all the week's best sportswriting

Plus, how Jerry Maguire ruined the sports agency industry.

# long-reads - Sunday 4 December, 2016

Dr. Dalton and Mr. Andy, ‘dying in silence’ at Boavista and all the week's best sportswriting

Plus, behind the scenes as the Jordan Brand goes big on Space Jam.

# long-reads - Sunday 31 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Sitdown Sunday: The literary hoax who fooled Hollywood 7 Deadly Reads

Sitdown Sunday: The literary hoax who fooled Hollywood

Grab a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

# long-reads - Sunday 27 March, 2016

# long-reads - Sunday 23 August, 2015

Death in the bull ring, baseball in prison and the week's best sportswriting

We’ll also have an explainer on how exactly cheats prosper.

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