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# playoffs - Friday 4 January, 2019

Long shots, road warriors, and your NFL wild card weekend preview

Playing this weekend and going on to win the Super Bowl is not easy, writes Steve O’Rourke.

# playoffs - Monday 24 December, 2018

Ravens and Seahawks seek success by going back to the future

Two teams with little playoff ambition at the start of the year will have a big say in the postseason, writes Steve O’Rourke.

# playoffs - Monday 14 May, 2018

# playoffs - Friday 11 May, 2018

Derby County a step closer to Premier League football with semi-final first-leg win

Cameron Jerome scored the only goal of the game for the Rams against Fulham.

# playoffs - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

It's an absolutely huge couple of days for these 16 Irish footballers

Cork-born midfielder Conor Hourihane is among the players hoping to help Aston Villa gain promotion to the Premier League.

# playoffs - Thursday 12 April, 2018

After overtime drama, the NBA playoff bracket is now set

The NBA playoff field is now set after last night’s results.

# playoffs - Thursday 4 January, 2018

Can anyone stop the Patriots? Ranking all 12 teams heading into the NFL playoffs

New England are looking to lift back-to-back Vince Lombardi trophies.

# playoffs - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

As it happened: Ireland v Denmark, World Cup qualification play-off

Ireland faced Denmark, with the winner set to earn a spot in Russia next summer.

# playoffs - Monday 15 May, 2017

Steph Curry and Kevin Durant were on fire in last night's NBA playoff Dynamic Duo This post contains videos

Steph Curry and Kevin Durant were on fire in last night's NBA playoff

The pair combine for 74 points in their Game One win over the San Antonio Spurs.

# playoffs - Monday 1 May, 2017

Toothless Celtics star plans quick dental work after shipping blow to face in playoffs Spot The Gap This post contains videos

Toothless Celtics star plans quick dental work after shipping blow to face in playoffs

Isaiah Thomas still starred as his side claimed game one against the Washington Wizards.

# playoffs - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Joy for ex-Ireland U21 international as Huddersfield boost Premier League bid

Sean Scannell started, while the Terriers secured a Championship play-off spot at Molineux.

# playoffs - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

Rondo return haunts Celtics as top seeds in East slump to another surprise playoff defeat Bull Run This post contains videos

Rondo return haunts Celtics as top seeds in East slump to another surprise playoff defeat

The Chicago Bulls now lead the series 2-0.

# playoffs - Saturday 14 January, 2017

You'll need more coffee: Steelers-Chiefs game time moved to Sunday night

You'll need more coffee: Steelers-Chiefs game time moved to Sunday night

They’re expecting a storm in Kansas.

# playoffs - Saturday 7 January, 2017

NFL Wild Card Weekend Preview - These are not the playoff games you were looking for

This weekend should be exciting, instead, it’s mostly just confusing.

# playoffs - Monday 2 January, 2017

Rodgers stars as Packers and Lions capture the last NFL playoff berths

The Chiefs and the Falcons also earned byes.

# playoffs - Sunday 1 January, 2017

Brady leads Patriots to AFC top spot with win over Dolphins

Elsewhere, there was an overtime victory for the Pittsburgh Steelers.

# playoffs - Sunday 25 December, 2016

Raiders lose Carr as Texans, Falcons, Giants reach playoffs

On a wild day with 12 games, Green Bay set up a showdown with Detroit next weekend.

# playoffs - Friday 17 June, 2016

Steph Curry's wife accuses NBA of being 'rigged for money or ratings' after Game 6

# playoffs - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

Thunder level series against the Spurs - but the refs missed a huge call right at the end

Back to Oklahoma with the Western Conference semis tied at 1-1.

# playoffs - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Peyton Manning showed in just two plays why he's the Broncos' best hope of winning the Super Bowl

Sorry, Brock Osweiler, there’s life in the old dog yet.

# playoffs - Sunday 22 November, 2015

O'Neill's greatest feat isn't getting Ireland to the Euros -- it's making people love the team again

The Boys in Green beat Bosnia earlier this week to secure their spot in France.

# playoffs - Saturday 21 November, 2015

3 winners and 3 losers from Ireland's latest international week

We assess the players whose repuations were enhanced, as well as those whose position within the squad has been weakened.

# playoffs - Monday 16 November, 2015

Is Keane set for last competitive game at the Aviva and more Ireland-Bosnia talking points?

Also, will Džeko be fit and can the Irish team keep hold of the ball.

The substitution that changes tonight's Ireland-Bosnia game

The Boys in Green’s encouraging 1-1 draw in Zenica was not without its problems.

# playoffs - Saturday 14 November, 2015

Opinion: Martin O'Neill deserves a new contract regardless of the result on Monday

The Boys in Green earned a hard-fought 1-1 draw in the first leg of their play-off with Bosnia-Herzegovina last night.

# playoffs - Friday 13 November, 2015

Here's what Ireland need to be worried about against Bosnia-Herzegovina

A high-pressing game and dead-ball proficiency are among the characteristics to be wary of.

# playoffs - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

‘I’m a big believer in everything happening for a reason’

Ireland goalkeeper Darren Randolph chats to The42 about beating the world champions and preparing for Bosnia.

# playoffs - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

Martin O'Neill names 39-man Ireland squad to face Bosnia in Euro 2016 play-offs

John O’Shea and Jon Walters are both included.

# playoffs - Monday 19 October, 2015

Ireland need Delaney for vital Bosnia trip

With John O’Shea set to miss the first leg, Martin O’Neill is set for a defensive dilemma.

# playoffs - Sunday 18 October, 2015

Ireland will play Bosnia in the play-offs for a spot at Euro 2016

Martin O’Neill and the Boys in Green discovered their fate in Nyon this morning.

# playoffs - Saturday 5 September, 2015

8 teams Ireland could face if they reach the Euro 2016 qualifying playoffs

The Boys in Green are currently in pole position to finish third in their group.

# playoffs - Friday 15 May, 2015

Disappointment for Ireland's newest call-up as Middlesbrough storm closer to Premier League

Alan Judge and Brentford were blown away tonight.

5 Irish players who could make an impact in the Championship playoffs

The free-scoring Daryl Murphy and others who could make a difference tonight.

# playoffs - Thursday 14 May, 2015

Misery for former Ireland international as Wycombe secure play-off final berth

The Chairboys will be joined by Southend at Wembley on 23 May.

# playoffs - Monday 11 May, 2015

Joy for Ireland's Rodgers as Swindon reach League One playoff final after 10-goal thriller

The club will face Preston in the final after drawing 5-5 in a thrilling second-leg this evening.

# playoffs - Friday 8 May, 2015

This goalkeeping howler almost cost Middlesbrough in the playoffs

There was late drama, as substitute Fernando Amorebieta scored an injury-time winner.

# playoffs - Sunday 28 December, 2014

Here's the best tweets and touchdowns from the last weekend of NFL regular season action

Join us for the final week of the NFL regular season.

# playoffs - Sunday 21 December, 2014

As it happened: NFL week 16 early games Sunday Night hangout

There are just two weeks left in the regular season, join us for all the action.

# playoffs - Monday 10 November, 2014

VIDEO: Robbie Keane scores and produces glorious assist as LA Galaxy advance

The Galaxy will face either Seattle or FC Dallas for a place in the MLS Cup final.

# playoffs - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

McIlroy seeks fourth win in a row as playoffs open

The 25-year-old from Northern Ireland has enjoyed tremendous success of late.

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