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.
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