There’s something deeply patronising and self-serving about the way in which some from traditionally successful GAA counties wish to carve the championship up for their own ends and sh
Few teams can run out onto a pitch with as many ready-made reasons for defeat as the Lions which, in itself, must be an issue for Warren Gatland, writes Brendan O’Brien.
The Rathkeale House Hotel Circuit of Munster on Sunday marks the halfway point of the eight round Triton Showers National Rally Championship. However, it also contains several subplots including prepa
Andy Murray insisted he is playing well enough to beat Juan Martin Del Potro in the third round of the French Open after battling past Martin Klizan.
When the FAI brought in ‘summer football’ to the League of Ireland, it wasn’t in the script for the season to be over by autumn. Still, with Cork City 15 points clear going into toni
The quickest glance at Cyrus Christie’s social media feed tells you that the Ireland defender has athletic interests outside his own discipline.
Should Tayo Dunne emulate his father Richard by developing into an Ireland international, then his grounding within the learning environment at Monaco will be key.
An analysis of the supplement purchased and taken by Brendan O’Sullivan against an unopened tub of the same product helped to convince Sport Ireland (SI) that his was contaminated.
A member of the Irish Athletic Boxing Association’s divided Board of Directors has predicted that a dispute between the organisation’s two warring factions will end up in court.
Lions rookie Kyle Sinckler feels like he is in rugby heaven on the eve of his debut in the famous red jersey. Yet his thirst for knowledge may be hell for his teammates.
Johnny Sexton has one game to prove he is a starting British & Irish Lion Test fly-half on this tour to New Zealand and that opportunity comes tomorrow in Whangarei.
It was as early as the first week of February that Cian Dillon was championing the “off the cuff” approach favoured by Gerry O’Connor and Donal Moloney.
Turlough O’Brien won’t be looking to exchange bainisteoir bibs with Jim Gavin after full-time tomorrow evening, but there was a time when Dublin paraphernalia meant plenty to him.
Race day is almost here. It's time to lay out your gear, check the route map and put plans in place for travelling to the start line. The following bits and bobs should form part of your checklist and
If Brad Ausmus were to hand out a game ball after each game, then Wednesday night’s would have gone to right-handed reliever Warwick Saupold.
Jack McCloskey, who served as GM of the Pistons in 1979-92 and helped the Bad Boys win two NBA championships, died Thursday in Savannah, Ga.
There's a lot to like about Little Caesars Arena: more space to walk the concourses, more space for players to practice and better locker rooms.
Golden State starts the second half on a 13-0 run, to open a huge lead over Cleveland in Game 1 of the NBA Finals
Kirstyn Thomas' two-run homer in the top of the seventh inning helped Washington defeat Oregon 3-1 in the Women's College World Series
Harbaugh and his staff will kick things off Friday, participating in a camp at Mercer University in Macon, Georgia.
CC Sabathia won his fourth consecutive start, Aaron Hicks had a career-high six RBIs and Gary Sanchez homered twice to lead the New York Yankees over the Toronto Blue Jays 12-2
Diana Taurasi tied a career high with eight 3-pointers and broke a tie for the WNBA's career record, leading the Phoenix Mercury to a 99-91 victory over the Chicago Sky &
Kevin Durant and LeBron James put on a show in the first half of Game 1 of the NBA Finals. But a look inside the numbers shows that Cleveland and Golden State both need to correct some things in the s
CC Sabathia pitched effectively into the seventh inning and Gary Sanchez hit two home runs as the New York Yankees roughed up Marco Estrada early in
OAKLAND — It’s almost silly to talk about a guy resting who is playing just under 41 minutes a game in the playoff thus far, but Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue does not hide the fact that m
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Jack McCloskey, the general manager who built the Detroit Pistons' "Bad Boys" championship teams, died Thursday at age 91, the Pistons announced. McCl
Stephen Curry went through the normal motions of his warm-up routine before Game 1 of the NBA Finals. What was different was his footwear.? Curry had insisted to his team at Unde
Zack Greinke allowed one earned run in seven innings and the Arizona Diamondbacks rallied to snap the Miami Marlins' four-game winning streak, beating them 3-2 &nb
At the World Cup in 2015, minnows Bangladesh pulled off one of cricket’s biggest upsets by sending home favoured England in the first round. England finally got ample revenge for that embarrassin
Reactions to the news of former Detroit Pistons GM Jack McCloskey having succumb to his battle against Alzheimer's. He was 91.
Stephen Curry went through the normal motions of his warmup routine before Game 1 of the NBA Finals. What was different was his footwear.? Curry had insisted to his team at Under
He was nicknamed “Trader Jack” for his many astute trades during his tenure as the team’s general manager in 1979-92
McCloskey, who served as GM from 1979-92, had been suffering from Alzheimer’s disease in recent years.
Nicollet, a 26-year-old from India with big followings on Twitter and Instagram, gained an exemption to the ShopRite L.P.G.A. Classic thanks to a poll.
Turkey’s biggest telecommunications firm said on Wednesday that after years of delay its R55.06bn lawsuit against cellular giant MTN would finally be heard
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant and ‘Bachelorette’ star Rachel Lindsay had a “pretty serious relationship” while they were students... Read More »
The Turkish Air Forces has carried out large counter-terrorism operations in the country’s southeastern provinces and in northern Iraq over the past two days, killing at least 12 militants of the outl
At least 34 bodies were found at a casino resort in the Philippine capital after an attack by a gunman overnight and most of them had died of suffocation
HAVANA (Reuters) - Communist-run Cuba, which once frowned upon the Beatles as a decadent Western influence, on Thursday held an open-air covers concert in a Havana park to celebrating 50 years since t
OAKLAND, Calif. - The Latest on Game 1 of the NBA Finals Thursday night (all times local): 8:20 p.m. Golden State is on the brink of tying an NBA record. With a big ...
India lost the tag of the fastest growing economy to China in the March quarter with a GDP growth of 6.1 per cent, which pulled down the 2016-17 expansion to 7.1 per cent.
Seattle designated hitter Nelson Cruz and shortstop Jean Segura left Thursday's game against Colorado because of injuries. Segura injured his right ankle sliding into second base in the fourth in
Below Walt Disney Concert Hall, down the block from the line forming outside the Broad Museum, sits the deepest point in Los Angeles’ subway system. When it’s completed, the Bunker Hill station wi
A jury Thursday found three Northern California correctional officers guilty of second-degree murder in the 2015 fatal beating of a mentally ill inmate. After a two-month trial, Santa Clara County
Actress and humanitarian Angelina Jolie has closed sale on the Cecil B. DeMille estate, a Los Feliz mansion once owned by the early filmmaker, according to real estate sources not authorized to co
Nick Kyrgios’ talent is undeniable. So is his temperament. Docked a point for smashing rackets, the 18th-seeded Kyrgios went from a set and a break up in the French Open’s second round to a swift
A group of artists inspired by science and the history of the Mt. Wilson Observatory will take over the site for a weekend of performance and exhibitions.
Scientists with the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory, or LIGO, have detected the signal from a cataclysmic collision between two black holes that lie 3 billion light-years away
Jerry West remains unabashed in his affection for the Lakers, still expressing his “love” for them and even admitting that a part of him still yearns to work for the organization that he in so man