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
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
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
Tim Elliott accepted a short notice fight and will face Ben Nguyen at UFC Fight Night 110 in Auckland, New Zealand. Elliott explains why he lives to compete against fighters with Nguyen’s style
Wade Miley allowed one run in seven innings, Mark Trumbo hit the first of Baltimore's four home runs off Eduardo Rodriguez and the Orioles beat the Boston Red Sox 7-5
Jack McCloskey, who served as general manager of the Pistons in 1979-92 and helped the Bad Boys win two NBA championships, died Thursday in Savannah, Ga. He was 91. The Pistons organization announced
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.
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 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
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.
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
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
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.
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
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LEADING OFF: Kershaw looks to improve to 5-0 in Milwaukee; Mariners await injury reports on designated hitter Nelson Cruz and shortstop Jean Segura; Tomlin faces Royals again
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver wants the NBA's draft-eligibility rules changed, but even he isn't sure to what
The lawsuit claims state law prohibits spending school property tax revenues on the economic development projects as planned.
Just three months past his 17th birthday, Josh Sargent tied the American scoring record at the Under-20 World Cup as the United States routed New Zealand 6-0 and advanced to a quarterfinal against Ven
With her victory over Dominika Cibulkova, Jabeur of Tunisia became the first woman from an Arab country to reach the third round of a Grand Slam singles event.
Assistant coach Paul MacLean and the Anaheim Ducks have mutually parted ways at the conclusion of his contract.
Florida State may be among the hottest baseball teams in the country, but it will face a stiff challenge during this weekend’s Tallahassee Regional. UCF (40-20, 15-9 in the American Athletic Conferenc
Big-time mixed martial arts is returning to Daytona as part of Coke Zero 400 weekend. The Professional Fighters League will host its debut event Friday, June 30, after the conclusion of the Xfinity Se
Supporters are encouraged to act quickly to secure tickets to Holden State of Origin II after a surge in sales following the NSW VB Blues’ Game One victory.
Bout locked in between three-division world champion Mikey Garcia and four-division champion Adrien Broner.
After going from worst to first in the American Athletic Conference, the UCF baseball team is ready for its next challenge: a return trip to the NCAA Tournament. The Knights (40-20, 15-9 in AAC) will
TORONTO — New Argonauts head coach Marc Trestman and his staff will have to familiarize themselves with each player to varying degrees. At the lowest end would be Brandon Whitaker.
For the first time ever this summer, Lee Canyon is offering a tour that takes place entirely on a self-balancing electric skateboard that boasts just one wheel in the middle.
Rod Beard of The Detroit News takes a look at the careers of the last 20 players taken at No. 12 in the NBA draft.
When a wild pitch by Florida Gators closer Michael Byrne hit the dirt and ricocheted into catcher Mike Rivera’s left hand during the ninth inning of UF’s SEC Tournament battle with Auburn on May 24, o
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says he would rather see more competition, but also thinks fans should "celebrate excellence."
MIKE DICKSON AT ROLAND GARROS: The pressure on the Australian Open to rename its Margaret Court Arena has been stepped up after a blistering attack by Martina Navratilova.
The Taylor brothers in their No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R have won the first four races of the 2017 season.
Mark Reynolds and Nolan Arenado homered, Kyle Freeland pitched six strong innings, and the Colorado Rockies snapped a three-game losing streak with a 6-3 win over the Seattle Mariners
Eddie Jones turned quizmaster in the England camp this week, ramping up the competitive spirit among his young squad. The head coach his split his 32-man party for the series against Argentina.
Jorge Sampaoli has taken over as Argentina coach and faces the challenge of bringing the best out of superstar Lionel Messi for his national team and reconciling with fans that have been disappointed
Four-star cornerback Myles Sims has Detroit roots, but he fell in love with Michigan while living in Georgia.
The 2017 NBA Finals have arrived. For the third straight year, juggernauts of the East and West Conferences — the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors — will battle it out on Thursday fo
Some dogs like to play fetch. Others like to go for walks. But Kristen Edmonds’ puppy, Jersey, rides skateboards. “My brother actually got me a motorized skateboard for my birthday, so like after trai
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
It’s a golden anniversary for a gold single — and half a century of R-E-S-P-E-C-T for the Queen of Soul.
OAKLAND, Calif. - The Latest on Game 1 of the NBA Finals Thursday night (all times local): 8:35 p.m. Kevin Durant scored 38 points in his first NBA Finals game with Golden ...
OXON HILL, Md. - The Latest on the finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee (all times local): 10:20 p.m. Four spellers remain in the Scripps National Spelling Bee nearly two hours ...
Fiji's prime minister, who will chair an annual climate summit in Germany in November, says he's deeply disappointed by President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris climate accord
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Netflix has canceled its sci-fi series “Sense 8” after two seasons. Netflix’s vice president of original content Cindy Holland confirmed the cancellation in a stat
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.
World leaders closed ranks Thursday, vowing to press on with the fight against global warming, even as President Trump said he was pulling the United States out of a landmark climate agreement. In
SERIES Girl Starter The aspiring female entrepreneurs vie for a prize package worth $100,000 in this competition series’ freshman-season finale. 7 p.m. TLC Ginormous Food Host Josh Denny tries a
The Rams and Chargers are in a so-called “Fight for L.A.,” a competition that includes wooing — and accepting — new fans from all parts of Southern California’s diverse population. Both franchises
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
The medical innovation known as an InternalBrace that could help Mike Trout expedite the projected six-to-eight week recovery timeline for his torn left thumb ligament is encouraging but somewhat
The Black Eyed Peas are once again a trio. Amid rampant speculation that Fergie was phasing herself out of the hip-hop/pop group, its members have confirmed the singer has indeed departed. “Fergie
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
The Ducks and assistant coach Paul MacLean have “mutually parted ways” following the expiration of MacLean’s contract, the team announced Thursday. MacLean spent the last two seasons with the Duck