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
Kansas State coach Bill Snyder defended his decision to deny a scholarship release to wide receiver Corey Sutton and said Thursday that Sutton failed two drug tests in his time a
OAKLAND, Calif. -- NBA commissioner Adam Silver said the player rest issue that plagued the 2016-17 campaign has been recognized by the league's owners as "inevitable," but he is still
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
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.
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.
Baylor's new president is spending her first days on the job at the Big 12 meetings, where the school is providing an update on changes to reform its Title IX process
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
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant and ‘Bachelorette’ star Rachel Lindsay had a “pretty serious relationship” while they were students... Read More »
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Four-star cornerback Myles Sims has Detroit roots, but he fell in love with Michigan while living in Georgia.
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
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
Bouhaddi was the scoring hero rather than the saviour with the gloves for Lyon. The France international took the decisive spot-kick for Lyon to win 7-6 on penalties after 120 goalless minutes.
Juventus will begin Saturday’s Champions League final against Real Madrid far better equipped to get their hands on the trophy than when they fell to Barcelona in the 2015 showpiece, manager Massimili
Ivory Coast legend Yaya Toure signed a new one-year contract with Manchester City Thursday, a reward for sterling performances after returning to favor mid-November.
Newly installed Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde vowed Thursday to deepen and revisit the renowned slick passing game of the Catalan giants in a bid to lead the club to success in all possible competi
World No. 1 Andy Murray set up a French Open blockbuster against Juan Martin del Potro Thursday, the latest chapter in what has developed into an epic rivalry.
It had been reported in France this week that the two clubs had agreed a deal for the transfer of Aubameyang, the forward who has netted 40 goals in only 46 appearances this season.
The Verizon IndyCar series has hit the most grueling part of the season, according to Ironman Tony Kanaan.
New Saints defensive end Alex Okafor says he's relishing the opportunity to be teammates again with close friend Kenny Vaccaro and to compete for a starting role in New Orleans
Mariners' designated hitter Nelson Cruz and shortstop Jean Segura left the game against Colorado with apparent injuries
The NHL expansion team looked to the Czech Republic to find scoring after Tomas Hyka had 17 goals and 38 points in 48 games in the Czech league.
John Terry required daily injections in order to play for a whole year at Chelsea under manager Jose Mourinho. Terry has revealed how Mourinho was keen for him to play every match.
NASCAR veteran Kyle Busch of Las Vegas startles the media and makes Dale Earnhardt Jr. laugh with an abbreviated Coca-Cola 600 postrace appearance.
Sevilla announced last week they had reached an agreement in principle with the Argentinian Football Association but set them a deadline of June 1 to complete all the necessary paperwork.
Mike Brown expects to coach Game 1 of the NBA Finals as planned for the Golden State Warriors, with Steve Kerr likely watching again from behind the scenes as he deals with continued complications fol
The 31-year-old scored 30 goals in all competitions as Monaco ended Paris Saint-Germain's four-year dominance of French football while also reaching the last four of the Champions League.
Carlos Pena headed for Scotland on Thursday night with a vow to repay Pedro Caixinha’s faith if his switch to Rangers is finalised.It comes after the signings of Ryan Jack and Bruno Alves.
Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has revealed just how close he came to playing in the Premier League - admitting three top clubs tried to sign him in years gone by.
Dolphins safety Michael Thomas wouldn’t commit to continuing to kneel during the national anthem, as he did all last season, but the team captain said his desire to become more socially involved has g
The Miami Dolphins are tinkering with a position switch for Walt Aikens. Aikens, one of Miami’s top special teams performers, spent the first three years of his NFL career as a safety. However, he’s b
Dolphins defensive end William Hayes, a personable nine-year veteran, is known for his unconventional beliefs: He’s not sure man has ever been to the moon, he thinks mermaids might exist, and he’s ver
Hagerty’s Bailey Wendel is no stranger to the pressure of pitching at the state baseball tournament. Last year the senior threw four scoreless innings to close out a wild 12-inning semifinal and help
Two of the area’s best high school baseball pitchers will be on the mound Friday in Fort Myers to toss their final games of the season in separate state semifinals. But what’s next for Orange City Uni
Bishop Moore had no answer for the defending state champions Thursday night. The Hornets (21-11) spotted Jacksonville Bolles (21-10) five runs in the top of the first inning and never recovered in a 7
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.
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
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
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
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
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
When Gov. Jerry Brown flew across the Pacific four years ago to meet with leaders and business executives in China, the world seemed much different. President Obama had committed to fight the warm