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Dublin: 19 °C Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Tuesday 15 July, 2014

We’ll leave it there so: McGregor, McIlroy, Mannschaft dancing and the rest of today’s sport

Plus, big news in Serie A (and we’re not talking about Ashley Cole).

Saturday 12 July, 2014

Naked GAA stars, Len Brennan and Davy Keogh: It’s the week in comments

Here’s what you had to say for yourselves this week.

Friday 11 July, 2014

‘No press conference, no party’: LeBron James is going back to work with Cleveland Cavaliers

Sports Illustrated and the Cavs landed The Big One today.

Eight of Luis Suarez’s finest moments in a Liverpool jersey See Ya Suarez This post contains videos

Eight of Luis Suarez’s finest moments in a Liverpool jersey

Look away now, Norwich City fans.

Should Ron Vlaar’s penalty have counted against Argentina? ON THE SPOT This post contains videos

Should Ron Vlaar’s penalty have counted against Argentina?

Was the ball still in play? Did it cross the line? Where was that goal-line technology graphic that plagued us during the group stages?

Thursday 10 July, 2014

We’ll leave it there so: A sponsor for the Pro12, Páirc Uí Squeeze, and all today’s sport

Don’t let Tomás Brady’s soul-piercing eyes put you off.

Don Draper pitching LeBron’s return to Cleveland is absolutely perfect Carousel This post contains videos

Don Draper pitching LeBron’s return to Cleveland is absolutely perfect

This device is not a spaceship. It’s a time machine…

A Meathman made this incredible short surfing film to make you all insanely jealous A Letter To Home This post contains videos

A Meathman made this incredible short surfing film to make you all insanely jealous

Take 17 minutes to immerse yourself in Maxie Hill’s wonderful postcard.

Finalists Leinster and Glasgow meet on opening weekend of new Guinness Pro12

The first inter-provincial clash will feature Connacht v Leinster a fortnight later, with Munster visiting the champions in early October.

Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Should Javier Mascherano be free to play on after reacting to a head injury like this?

The Argentina midfielder collapsed to the turf after a clash of heads.

Diving: Now a scourge of the office, bar and supermarket as well as the football pitch Everyday I'm Simulating This post contains videos
World Cup hangout: The prize-giving webchat that’s pity-partying hard in Brazil Wchangout This post contains videos

World Cup hangout: The prize-giving webchat that’s pity-partying hard in Brazil

We’ve got another phone to give away and the hungry Mikey Stafford is in São Paulo awaiting Argentina v The Netherlands.

12 months on from suffering pneumonia, Pa Cronin hoping Cork fortunes turn full circle

‘It was a rough enough time,’ says the Cork captain after he left a club game coughing up blood.

Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Mourinho stops by the Tour de France to ‘swap’ shirts with Rui Costa

Rui Costa the cyclist, not your favourite Portuguese player of the 90s.

Great Scot? Fulham shell out £11 Million for Leeds United’s Ross McCormack

The former Rangers and Motherwell striker has committed to an initial four-year deal at Craven Cottage.

The story of the World Cup so far (according to Rihanna)

Love the way you analyse, RiRi.

Monday 7 July, 2014

Red card sends player into bizarre screaming sprint for the tunnel Not Hanging Round This post contains videos

Red card sends player into bizarre screaming sprint for the tunnel

This is pretty much how everyone should react to getting sent off (maniacal screams optional).

Ashley Cole is in Rome, ready to make switch to Serie A

AS Roma aren’t big on keeping this sort of thing quiet.

MLS striker scores goal, celebrates with a selfie

Irish referee Alan Kelly booked Dom Dwyer under the ‘don’t be stupid’ rule.

‘This rule is a joke’ — Davy Fitz rails against Podge Collins red card

The Clare boss had no criticism for the referee, saying ‘he did what he had to do’, but could see no sense in the rule as it stood.

Sunday 6 July, 2014

Breakfast at Bebeto’s: All you need to know from last night’s World Cup action

The Oranje crushed Costa Rica (on penalties) and Argentina fortified their position in enemy territory.

Saturday 5 July, 2014

Angel Di Maria ruled out of World Cup — report

Argentina’s second most threatening player hobbled out of their win over Belgium.

As it happened: Tipperary v Galway, All-Ireland SHC qualifier

An early Championship exit awaited one of these giants of hurling.

Bernard Dunne’s RTÉ documentary on Irish fighter Michael Gomez is essential listening

This stunning Documentary On One charts the rise of Gomez from a difficult upbringing through murder charges, drug addiction and inter-continental titles, to giving up mid-fight in the National Stadium.

Friday 4 July, 2014

Cork’s dual stars face big test to be ready for hurling final, says captain Cronin

Three of JBM’s hurling panel have been named to start this Sunday’s Munster SFC final.

‘It’s falling down, but there’s something special about Páirc Uí Chaoimh’ — Pa Cronin

The Bishopstown forward is hoping the familiar old stadium can give him his best memory yet.

Thursday 3 July, 2014

We’ll leave it there so: Macklin, the mighty Bouch, a legend in a taxi and all today’s sport

Don’t worry, the World Cup will be back with a bang tomorrow.

Wednesday 2 July, 2014

Here’s Andrew Trimble singing an ode to Ronan O’Gara with a Mariachi band

The IRUPA Player of the Year managed to sing through his spuds.

Oh dear… Jimmy Kimmel went to ask some Americans how Landon Donovan performed at the World Cup World Cup 2014 This post contains videos

Oh dear… Jimmy Kimmel went to ask some Americans how Landon Donovan performed at the World Cup

He was amazing during the 2 – 1 win over Portugal, but not as good as Lando Calrissian… and he had time to bite some dude too.

I was sitting in a sandbox with my kids when I found out I had won European bronze — Roisin McGettigan

The Wicklow native can look forward to getting her hands on the medal she is owed from the 2009 indoor Championships.

It’s not too late to start training for the Dublin Marathon

But you’d want to get your proverbial skates (and literal runners) on very soon.

‘Premier League is the place to be’: Roy Keane braced for massive challenge at Villa Claret And Blue This post contains videos

‘Premier League is the place to be’: Roy Keane braced for massive challenge at Villa

The Corkman says the offer from the Midlands club was ‘too good to turn down’.

Tuesday 1 July, 2014

We’ll leave it there so: Keane’s a Villain, big names leave Wimbledon and all today’s sport

We’ve also got news from Dundalk’s European exploits and the inside track of what’s happening in Ulster Rugby.

Kyrgios’ between-the-legs winner against Nadal is shot of the tournament at Wimbledon

Drop your racquet, take a bow and walk away while you’re on top, son.

Chelsea agree €40 million fee with Atletico Madrid for Diego Costa

The London club have confirmed they have met the buy-out clause in the Brazilian’s contract.

Obviously, the US are psyched all the way up for their last 16 clash with Belgium

They’ve got a voiceover from John Goodman and all 50 states are bleeding red, white and blue.

Monday 30 June, 2014

Double European Champion David Gillick confirms retirement from athletics

The Dubliner has endured two rough years with injury and today said he would ‘draw a line in the sand’.

Why THAT James Rodriguez strike is the greatest goal I’ve ever seen

From his off-the-ball movement to his rocket of a left foot volley. The Colombian provided the most thrilling version of perfection.