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Dublin: 9 °C Friday 21 November, 2014

Other - Sunday 16 November, 2014

The internet loves soccer, money’s tight and that f***ing troublemaker: It’s the week’s best sportswriting

Take it easy and take some time to read some of the best sportswriting that appeared online this week.

Five years in the making, ‘Spike’ ends Fitzgerald grudge match in 75 seconds Spiked This post contains videos

Five years in the making, ‘Spike’ ends Fitzgerald grudge match in 75 seconds

When you take an uppercut like this, there’s no getting up.

Other - Saturday 15 November, 2014

Matthew Macklin’s world title dream shredded by Heiland in Dublin

Jorge Sebastian Heiland dominated the main event in Dublin’s 3Arena this evening.

From The Daily Edge Jose Canseco’s horrifying tweets about his ‘smelly’ finger falling off while playing poker Ick

Teumuri Ketsbaia steps down as Georgia manager after heavy defeat to Poland

The former Newcastle attacker had been in charge since 2009.

Gordon Strachan was delighted to win ‘epic duel’ with Celtic cousins

A fine strike from Shaun Maloney gave the home side a vital 1-0 victory over their fierce rivals at Celtic Park on Friday night, much to the 57-year-old’s delight.

In defence of Glenn Whelan, Keano’s beard and the rest of the week’s best comments

Eamon Dunphy’s love for Wes Hoolahan also features.

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Fancy a late flutter? Betting shops could be open until 10pm by Christmas

Bookies claim that outdated legislation forcing them to close early is putting hundreds of people out of work each winter.

Other - Friday 14 November, 2014

We’ll Leave It There So: Joe names his team, a Tyrone legend retires and the rest of the day’s sport

Also, Robbie Keane was left out of the Ireland team to face Scotland.

Out injured for a bit? Here’s what happens to your body in a fortnight… it’s not good

You might feel a bit worse about your injury after reading this.

‘I’d love to play in an All-Ireland Final’ admits England cricketer Eoin Morgan

The batsman also claims his hurling days don’t influence his cricket as much as many believe.

Police investigating after rape tweet targets Jessica Ennis-Hill

Olympic champions spoke out yesterday against convicted rapist Ched Evans.

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‘I hate hills’ – Jamie Wall takes on Run In the Dark with encouragement from cousin Podge Collins

The Cork native had ‘Team Jamie’ on the streets for the annual run. .

Other - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Jessica Ennis-Hill wants name removed from Sheffield United stand if Ched Evans gets contract

The Olympic champion is opposed to the player’s possible return to Sheffield United.

We’ll Leave It There So: O’Neill defends Keane, Dave Foley to make Ireland debut and all today’s sport

Also, Mick Wallace wears an Italy jersey in the Dáil and Tommy Bowe signs a new contract.

There isn’t a day when I don’t run – Maria McCambridge doesn’t do days off

McCambridge prefers recovery sessions to resting entirely.

Rohit Sharma just broke all sorts of cricket records Howzat? This post contains videos

Did you do the Run in the Dark? See if you can spot yourself in these pics from around the world

Thousands of runners hit the streets from Dublin to Girona.

One of Conor McGregor’s rivals has done a pretty appalling impression of ‘The Notorious’ UFC This post contains videos

One of Conor McGregor’s rivals has done a pretty appalling impression of ‘The Notorious’

Ricardo Lamas needs to work on his Dublin accent.

Motor City madness from Detroit with brilliant behind-the-back fake

Brandon Jennings fooled everyone one with this effort.

The GAA goalkeeper getting ready for the Great Ethiopian Run

Paul Durcan will take part in the 10km run in Addis Abeba.

Graeme Souness’ decision to take Katie Taylor off the ‘good wall’ has not gone down well

The Liverpool and Scotland legend was appearing on Second Captains.

Other - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

In pics: Ireland’s top cyclist Dan Martin pulls up at Temple Street Children’s Hospital

Cycling’s world number nine stopped in to check on the progress of a new ultrasound suite.

Why you should be all over the best energy drink around… coconut water

It’s good for the morning after the Christmas party too, we’re told.

We’ll Leave It There So: Sexton and Roche get nominated, Scottish Cockneys and all today’s sport

Also, the controversy surrounding Ched Evans’ return to football continued.

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This workout is just 750 seconds in total with 150 seconds of rest.

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Cricket fan wins €3,000 for making this sliding one-handed catch in his bare feet Howzat? This post contains videos

Cricket fan wins €3,000 for making this sliding one-handed catch in his bare feet

His brother-in-law put it up, and he snagged the big catch.

QUIZ: Which Off the Ball presenter are you?

It’s science people. SCIENCE!

The NFL has released the perfect Christmas gift for someone you hate

Christmas jumpers have fallen to a new low.

LeBron James won’t allow his kids play American football

Only basketball, baseball and soccer in the James household.

Other - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Hail to the Chiefs for this Zone Read touchdown – Coaches Film

We take a look at our favourite play from this week’s NFL.

Are sit-ups worth the pain and are you doing them right? We asked an expert

Marian Earls.is S&C coach for Connacht and Ireland’s women rugby stars.