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Other - Wednesday 13 January, 2021

More injury woe as another knee setback rules Leitrim star out in Australia once again
# Cruel
# Cruel

More injury woe as another knee setback rules Leitrim star out in Australia once again

Jan 13th 2021, 4:32 PM 5,508 Views 0 Comments

Fremantle are ‘devastated’ for Áine Tighe, who is unlikely to feature in 2021 after suffering a medial meniscus tear.

Joel Embiid leads Philadelphia 76ers to overtime win over Miami Heat
# NBA
# NBA

Joel Embiid leads Philadelphia 76ers to overtime win over Miami Heat

Jan 13th 2021, 8:34 AM 1,468 Views 1 Comment

There were also wins for the Lakers, Nets and Jazz.

Other - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

Frampton finally lands shot to become first ever three-weight world champion from these shores
# Chance At History
# Chance At History

Frampton finally lands shot to become first ever three-weight world champion from these shores

Jan 12th 2021, 6:56 PM 6,296 Views 5 Comments

‘There is nobody stopping me from becoming the island of Ireland’s only ever three-weight world champ,’ said the Belfast sporting icon.

Patriots coach Belichick refuses to accept Medal of Freedom from Trump
# No Thanks
# No Thanks

Patriots coach Belichick refuses to accept Medal of Freedom from Trump

Updated Jan 12th 2021, 3:00 PM 31,907 Views 17 Comments

The 68-year-old says the ‘tragic’ riots at the US Capitol persuaded him to turn down the honour.

US tennis player gets news of positive Covid-19 test midway through Australian Open qualifying match
# Disqualified
# Disqualified

US tennis player gets news of positive Covid-19 test midway through Australian Open qualifying match

Jan 12th 2021, 11:02 AM 4,274 Views 1 Comment

World number 114 Denis Kudla went on to claim victory but was then pulled out of the tournament and placed in quarantine.

F1 season to start in Bahrain with Chinese, Australian events postponed
# Grand Prix
# Grand Prix

F1 season to start in Bahrain with Chinese, Australian events postponed

Jan 12th 2021, 9:00 AM 1,892 Views 1 Comment

The normal curtain-raiser in Melbourne is now scheduled for November.

McCollum makes the difference for Blazers against Toronto
# NBA
# NBA

McCollum makes the difference for Blazers against Toronto

Jan 12th 2021, 8:29 AM 1,337 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, Giannis Antetokounmpo bounced back from injury to help the Bucks beat Magic.

Heisman winner Smith shines as Alabama roll Ohio to claim US national title
# College Ball
# College Ball

Heisman winner Smith shines as Alabama roll Ohio to claim US national title

Jan 12th 2021, 7:50 AM 4,464 Views 2 Comments

It’s coach Nick Saban’s seventh national championship win in college football.

Other - Monday 11 January, 2021

Eagles fire Super Bowl-winning coach Pederson a week after alleged 'tank job'
# Bye Eagles Bye
# Bye Eagles Bye

Eagles fire Super Bowl-winning coach Pederson a week after alleged 'tank job'

Jan 11th 2021, 9:49 PM 8,646 Views 3 Comments

Doug Pederson steered Philly to their first NFL championship since 1960 three years ago but his final game was shrouded in controversy.

Kawhi Leonard stars as the Clippers secure comeback win against the Bulls
# LA Story
# LA Story

Kawhi Leonard stars as the Clippers secure comeback win against the Bulls

Jan 11th 2021, 8:42 AM 2,097 Views 0 Comments

Leonard surpassed 10,000 career points during the game.

PGA Championship to be moved away from Donald Trump-owned course
# Off Course
# Off Course

PGA Championship to be moved away from Donald Trump-owned course

Jan 11th 2021, 8:14 AM 35,130 Views 28 Comments

It is the second time in six years the PGA has moved an event away from a course owned by Donald Trump.

Errors cost Pittsburgh Steelers dearly as Cleveland Browns march on
# NFL
# NFL

Errors cost Pittsburgh Steelers dearly as Cleveland Browns march on

Jan 11th 2021, 8:04 AM 5,412 Views 3 Comments

The Browns were up 28-0 after the first quarter and 35-10 at the half.

Other - Sunday 10 January, 2021

Lamar Jackson helps Ravens take revenge as Baltimore see off Tennessee
# Duck Broken
# Duck Broken

Lamar Jackson helps Ravens take revenge as Baltimore see off Tennessee

Jan 10th 2021, 10:46 PM 3,426 Views 7 Comments

Jackson’s stunning 48-yard touchdown run helped his side to a play-off victory.

Here's what is coming up for members of The42 this week
# On The Menu
# On The Menu

Here's what is coming up for members of The42 this week

Jan 10th 2021, 9:30 PM 10,718 Views 0 Comments

Join the club.

'I ran a world record 12 weeks after she was born' - returning to elite sport after childbirth
# Baby On Board
# Baby On Board

'I ran a world record 12 weeks after she was born' - returning to elite sport after childbirth

Jan 10th 2021, 10:00 AM 53,145 Views 14 Comments

The42 looks at how some of Ireland’s top athletes resumed their sporting career after having a baby.

LaMelo Ball leads Charlotte over Atlanta with historic triple double
# That's The Ball Game
# That's The Ball Game

LaMelo Ball leads Charlotte over Atlanta with historic triple double

Jan 10th 2021, 8:59 AM 3,069 Views 2 Comments

The younger Ball brother’s dizzying rise in the NBA continued with another stellar performance.

Brady steers Buccaneers to long-awaited playoff win, Rams beat Seahawks in bruiser
# Wildcard Weekend
# Wildcard Weekend

Brady steers Buccaneers to long-awaited playoff win, Rams beat Seahawks in bruiser

Jan 10th 2021, 8:51 AM 7,553 Views 5 Comments

Tampa Bay, the LA Rams and Buffalo all registered wildcard wins as the NFL playoffs got underway.

The Premier League's first British-Asian player and more of the week's best sportswriting
# Recommended
# Recommended

The Premier League's first British-Asian player and more of the week's best sportswriting

Jan 10th 2021, 8:30 AM 7,302 Views 0 Comments

Time reading these will be time well spent.

Other - Saturday 9 January, 2021

Bills hold on to claim first playoff win since '95
# Buff And Ready
# Buff And Ready

Bills hold on to claim first playoff win since '95

Jan 9th 2021, 9:58 PM 5,160 Views 8 Comments

The Colts closed the gap to three points in the fourth quarter, but were unable to upset the home crowd.

If you have a younger sibling, they're probably better at sport than you are
# Family Business
# Family Business

If you have a younger sibling, they're probably better at sport than you are

Jan 9th 2021, 12:06 PM 36,475 Views 12 Comments

Mark Williams explains how the ‘little sibling effect’ works.

Other - Friday 8 January, 2021

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz
# Let's Get Quizzical
# Let's Get Quizzical

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

Jan 8th 2021, 5:00 PM 32,374 Views 12 Comments

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

Stirling stars with unbeaten century but Ireland suffer first-ever ODI defeat to UAE
# Cricket
# Cricket

Stirling stars with unbeaten century but Ireland suffer first-ever ODI defeat to UAE

Jan 8th 2021, 4:06 PM 2,173 Views 0 Comments

Ireland lost out by six wickets in Abu Dhabi today.

Here's your TV guide to a jam-packed weekend of sport
# TV Guide
# TV Guide

Here's your TV guide to a jam-packed weekend of sport

Jan 8th 2021, 12:05 PM 27,376 Views 14 Comments

Soccer, rugby, NFL and plenty more big events are set for the coming days.

LaMarcus Aldridge drops 28 points as San Antonio Spurs upset Los Angeles Lakers
# NBA
# NBA

LaMarcus Aldridge drops 28 points as San Antonio Spurs upset Los Angeles Lakers

Jan 8th 2021, 7:45 AM 1,503 Views 1 Comment

Elsewhere, a Damian Lillard masterclass helped the Portland Trail Blazers to an 18-point victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Other - Thursday 7 January, 2021

Pritchard's last-second score saves Celtics from disaster against Heat
# NBA
# NBA

Pritchard's last-second score saves Celtics from disaster against Heat

Jan 7th 2021, 8:08 AM 4,512 Views 1 Comment

Payton Pritchard rescued a missed lay-up from Marcus Smart in the last second to clinch victory.

Other - Wednesday 6 January, 2021

Al Boum Photo headlines Gold Cup contenders
# Cheltenham
# Cheltenham

Al Boum Photo headlines Gold Cup contenders

Jan 6th 2021, 12:50 PM 2,661 Views 2 Comments

Willie Mullins-trained nine-year-old bidding to strike for third time in Cheltenham showpiece.

Four-time Irish Elite champion and Tokyo prospect Gardiner retires from boxing for family reasons
# Had To Give
# Had To Give

Four-time Irish Elite champion and Tokyo prospect Gardiner retires from boxing for family reasons

Jan 6th 2021, 12:44 PM 7,253 Views 1 Comment

The Clonmel boxing great will not bid to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics after his familial and personal circumstances changed last year.

Joe Winters, revered NY businessman and boxing manager - including to Joe Ward - dies aged 54
# RIP
# RIP

Joe Winters, revered NY businessman and boxing manager - including to Joe Ward - dies aged 54

Jan 6th 2021, 11:27 AM 4,704 Views 0 Comments

The Irish-American, who built or accrued over 100 companies and was renowned for his philanthropy, died following a short battle with Covid-19.

LeBron and Davis combine for late run of 15 points as Lakers edge out Grizzlies
# Wrap
# Wrap

LeBron and Davis combine for late run of 15 points as Lakers edge out Grizzlies

Jan 6th 2021, 8:04 AM 2,148 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile, the Brooklyn Nets defeated the Utah Jazz and the Bulls overcame the Portland Trail Blazers.

Other - Tuesday 5 January, 2021

Pacers edge out Pelicans in overtime and continue to impress, 43 for MVP and Bucks superstar
# NBA
# NBA

Pacers edge out Pelicans in overtime and continue to impress, 43 for MVP and Bucks superstar

Jan 5th 2021, 8:02 AM 1,967 Views 0 Comments

Indiana moved to a 5-2 win-loss record for the season.

Other - Monday 4 January, 2021

Last-place Jets fire Gase after dismal 2-14 season
# Black Monday
# Black Monday

Last-place Jets fire Gase after dismal 2-14 season

Jan 4th 2021, 8:30 AM 4,012 Views 9 Comments

He won just nine out of 32 games during his tenure.

Career high night for Steph Curry leads Golden State over Portland 137-122
# Hot Hand
# Hot Hand

Career high night for Steph Curry leads Golden State over Portland 137-122

Jan 4th 2021, 8:10 AM 3,361 Views 0 Comments

Curry finished with 62 points, including eight threes.

Other - Sunday 3 January, 2021

Price becomes first Welshman to win PDC World Darts Championship
# Top Of The Tree
# Top Of The Tree

Price becomes first Welshman to win PDC World Darts Championship

Jan 3rd 2021, 10:24 PM 36,222 Views 36 Comments

The 35-year-old defeated Gary Anderson 7-3 at Alexandra Palace.

Browns end 19-year wait for NFL play-off spot while Ravens and Titans also advance
# Wrap
# Wrap

Browns end 19-year wait for NFL play-off spot while Ravens and Titans also advance

Jan 3rd 2021, 10:09 PM 4,712 Views 7 Comments

Nick Chubb and Jarvis Landry each ran for a touchdown as the Browns snapped the NFL’s longest active post-season drought.

Hat-trick hero Royal Kahala impresses at Fairyhouse once again
# Royal Rumble
# Royal Rumble

Hat-trick hero Royal Kahala impresses at Fairyhouse once again

Jan 3rd 2021, 3:13 PM 2,290 Views 0 Comments

Royal Kahala saw off a quality field to reign supreme in Meath.

Undefeated Garcia recovers from Campbell knockdown to stay undefeated
# Rising Star
# Rising Star

Undefeated Garcia recovers from Campbell knockdown to stay undefeated

Jan 3rd 2021, 12:46 PM 6,436 Views 8 Comments

Luke Campbell was stopped for the first time as Ryan Garcia claimed the interim WBC lightweight title.

Another AFL departure as Armagh star leaves Essendon after one year
# Orchard Delight
# Orchard Delight

Another AFL departure as Armagh star leaves Essendon after one year

Jan 3rd 2021, 12:45 PM 11,089 Views 3 Comments

Ross McQuillan has called it a day.

Rockets lean on Wall in Harden's absence and down Sacramento Kings
# Houston... No Problem
# Houston... No Problem

Rockets lean on Wall in Harden's absence and down Sacramento Kings

Jan 3rd 2021, 11:11 AM 1,375 Views 0 Comments

Without NBA All-Star Harden, Wall led Houston’s charge once again.

Other - Saturday 2 January, 2021

Gary Anderson closes in on third world championship
# Darts
# Darts

Gary Anderson closes in on third world championship

Jan 2nd 2021, 11:01 PM 8,699 Views 9 Comments

He’ll meet Gerwyn Price in tomorrow’s final.

Anthony Davis fires Los Angeles Lakers to win over San Antonio Spurs
# Hoops
# Hoops

Anthony Davis fires Los Angeles Lakers to win over San Antonio Spurs

Jan 2nd 2021, 10:09 AM 2,620 Views 2 Comments

Over on the West Coast, Carmelo Anthony of the Portland Trail Blazers moved to 14th on the all-time scoring list with 26,498 points.