Tommy Conlon: Failure to throw political football leaves All-American hero out of bounds
Tom Brady was blanked by President Trump at the White House on Wednesday and he wasn't even there.
Tom Brady was blanked by President Trump at the White House on Wednesday and he wasn't even there.
Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez hanged himself in the jail cell where he was serving a life sentence for murder, just days after being found not guilty of killing two other people, state prison officials said on Wednesday.
Kieran Donaghy was the star of the show in Letterkenny yesterday as Tralee edged to a 74-73 Champions Trophy victory over Templeogue.
Las Vegas will be home to an NFL franchise after the league's 32 owners approved the relocation of the Oakland Raiders.
The jersey worn by New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady in last month's Super Bowl has been recovered after apparently being stolen, the NFL has said in a statement.
The Blind Side, the Michael Lewis book and Sandra Bullock movie, explains neatly why left tackles get paid so much money in the NFL. They're the fat but athletic guys who take bullets for the...
NFL player Mark Ingram claims he and three of his New Orleans Saints team-mates were denied entry to a London nightclub on Monday evening for being "too urban".
Swords Thunder's push for Super League honours is being spearheaded by a man who learned his trade with Spanish title-holders Real Madrid.
With two minutes and 33 seconds left in the second quarter of last Sunday's Super Bowl and his New England Patriots trailing the Atlanta Falcons 14-0, Tom Brady had possession on the opposition 23-yard line. The Patriots were in dire need of a score but Brady's pass went to...
Tom Brady collected his fourth Super Bowl Most Valuable Player (MVP) award in the early hours of yesterday morning, but the New England Patriots quarterback was still seeking the jersey he wore when guiding them to their improbable victory hours earlier.
You could tell the Super Bowl was going to be even more super than usual this year when Lady Gaga turned up suspended from trapeze wires. The singer delivered a delightfully brash half-time performance while her anti Trump message was echoed in a series of moving pro-immigrant commercials that saw corporate America lock arms in opposition to the blowhard president.
In the early hours of Monday morning, Bill Belichick had the miracle of Houston wrapped up tidily in a familiar, drill-sergeant's vocabulary.
Tom Brady is already missing his Super Bowl game jersey after it appeared to be stolen from his locker in the immediate aftermath of the match.
New England Patriots tight end Martellus Bennett confirmed he does not plan to attend his team's forthcoming Super Bowl celebration at The White House with new President Donald Trump.
The New England Patriots pulled off the greatest comeback in Super Bowl history with a stunning overtime victory over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday that saw Tom Brady cement his status as the game's all-...
New England duo Tom Brady and Bill Belichick are chasing history again at Super Bowl LI but will Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons thwart them. Follow all the action from 11.30pm.
It was wonderful to see Isaac Westbrooks play a major role as Griffith Swords Thunder won their first ever National Cup title by defeating Killester at the National Basketball Arena in Tallaght last Saturday night. And apt to see Bernard Brogan sending his best wishes to the North...
If there's any sporting event not in need of extra hype, it's the Super Bowl. No other match has quite the same sense of being a big occasion in itself, so much so that, for the neutral at least, the teams and even the result can sometimes seem dwarfed by comparison. Yet there is undoubtedly something out of the ordinary about tonight's match-up between the New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons. We are...
When Bill Belichick retires from his role as head coach, general manager and presiding overlord of the New England Patriots, the debate should not be whether he is the greatest coach in NFL history but whether he was the greatest sports coach on the planet.
Muslim NFL player Mohamed Sanu declined to opine on president Donald Trump's travel ban of seven predominately Muslim countries when quizzed on the matter at Super Bowl Opening Night.
Jermaine Turner has spent most of the last two decades plying his trade across the length and breadth of Ireland, but the years have not diluted that unmistakable New York lilt one bit.
Matt Ryan might have more weapons at his disposal than any other quarterback in the NFL but, as he jumped into the endzone for a 14-yard touchdown against the Green Bay Packers, he underlined his leap from good player to great.
The Atlanta Falcons are going to the Super Bowl for the second time in franchise history after they thrashed the Green Bay Packers 44-21 in the NFC Championship game.
Had Jazmen Boone not been in action for Liffey Celtics this season, she could have seen action in the US military instead.
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, the Most Valuable Player (MVP) of his side's Super Bowl triumph six years ago, was left almost speechless after his team's nailbiting 34-31 win over the Dallas Cowboys in a divisional play-off showdown on Sunday.
Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was left with a few seconds and one shot at winning it and that was enough as Green Bay's 51-yard field goal at the gun gave them a 34-31 playoff win over the Dallas...
There have been many atrocities committed around the world for many reasons over the last 10 or 20 years. The one that stands out for me was the massacre of the innocents at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.
Los Angeles will have two NFL teams from the start of the 2017 season following confirmation the Chargers will leave San Diego after 56 years.
Nevada produced one of the most incredible basketball comebacks ever to beat New Mexico 105-104 in overtime.
Seattle running back Thomas Rawls had no idea he had set a franchise post-season record after the Seahawks charged to a 26-6 victory over the Detroit Lions in their National Football Conference wild card game.
Kirk Cousins threw a late interception as the Washington Redskins blew their chance at a play-off place with a 19-10 home loss to the New York Giants on the final day of the NFL's regular season.
There are Mayo people who have no respect for basketball, saying it's a sissy's game. But I never got injured playing football whereas in basketball I got my teeth broken several times, just training with Ballina. - Liam McHale in 'Hanging from the Rafters'
Kansas Chiefs star Dontari Poe now holds two records in the NFL.
Seattle Sounders won the MLS Cup for the first time by beating Toronto 5-4 in a penalty shoot-out.
Kieran Donaghy has gone the distance for tonight's Tralee Warriors game, completing a 10,000km New York round-trip to make the fixture.
What an unbelievable result. Who'd have predicted it? Everyone utterly under-estimated the electorate's desire to thumb their nose at the elite who've been lording it over them. They had a democratic right to do so of course but still, what were the voters thinking?
A young college American football star will miss the remainder of his team's season after suffering burns after his girlfriend poured boiling water over him.
Confession No 1. Before landing at O'Hare Airport last Sunday, I had little interest in baseball. It's filed alongside cricket and horse racing as sports I'll never fully understand, even though I've been to three professional games on visits to the United States over the years.
Surely, it isn't asking too much. Just four more wins, after a regular season and a post-season that have already yielded 110 of them.
Four-time Super Bowl winning quarterback Tom Brady refused to answer questions on US presidential candidate Donald Trump today.
Running back Dedrick Mills brought the curtain down on the Aer Lingus College Football Classic at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday, when his four-yard touchdown helped Georgia Tech to dramatically claim the Keough-Naughton Trophy at the expense of Boston College.
A high-profile college football game will go ahead as scheduled at the Aviva Stadium despite a bitter dispute between the organisers and an Irish-based sporting organisation.
Rock icon and Special Olympics Ambassador Jon Bon Jovi was in the Aviva Stadium yesterday - but not for one of his legendary live concerts.
Four off-duty Minneapolis police officers working at a WNBA game on a freelance basis reportedly walked off the job on Saturday after Minnesota Lynx players wore t-shirts supporting the Black Lives Matter movement.
LeBron James and Kyrie Irving led the way as the Cleveland Cavaliers completed a historic comeback to win the NBA title.
LeBron James inspired the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 115-101 victory over the Golden State Warriors to force a deciding game in the NBA Finals.
LeBron James powered the sharpshooting Cleveland Cavaliers to a season-saving 112-97 win over the defending champion Golden State Warriors on Monday to climb within 3-2 in the best-of-seven NBA Finals.
The Golden State Warriors moved into a commanding position in the NBA Finals with a 110-77 romp over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday, the defending champions easing to victory in front of a delighted home crowd.
Stephen Curry scored 36 points as the Golden State Warriors reached the NBA Finals with a 96-88 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder at the Oracle Arena.
It has been 20 years but it looks like we are finally going to get a sequel to a cinematic masterpiece.
A bloke goes to the local council to...
The main business of the GAA season is yet to come but, in terms of games,...
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