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Other - Today’s News

The Redzone: Let's face it, we're all just playing the Patriots' game

What Belichick and Brady have achieved in New England is unprecedented says Steve O’Rourke.

British double Olympic champion follows Katie Taylor into pro boxing

Nicola Adams will make her debut in April.

Top remaining seed Raonic sets up Nadal showdown in last eight of Aussie Open

The Canadian is chasing his maiden Grand Slam victory.

Patriots advance to record-setting ninth Super Bowl

It will be Tommy Terrific vs. Matty Ice in Super Bowl LI as the Patriots advance and join the Falcons.

'If it wasn't for the Hercules club, I probably wouldn't be alive today'

This 67-year-old Dubliner is a multiple world champion.

Other - Yesterday’s News

Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons dominate Green Bay Packers to book Super Bowl ticket

Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons dominate Green Bay Packers to book Super Bowl ticket

The Packers couldn’t run the table, as Aaron Rodgers suggested.

British Olympic medallist Tom Daley on the key to healthy eating Nutrition This post contains videos

British Olympic medallist Tom Daley on the key to healthy eating

The 22-year-old diver told us about his new book ‘Tom’s Daily Plan’.

Kansas City Royals confirm death of 25-year-old World Series winner Ventura RIP

Kansas City Royals confirm death of 25-year-old World Series winner Ventura

Yordano Ventura died after a car accident earlier today in his native Dominican Republic.

It's Sunday so here are 15 of our favourite sports pics of the week

These are the sporting images that have caught our eye over the past seven days.

Craig Breen finishes fifth overall at the Monte Carlo Rally

The Irishman had to contend with difficult driving conditions in the WRC Rallye Monte Carlo.

Another Australian Open upset sees the women's top seed and defending champion crash out

Coco Vandeweghe is through to the quarter-finals.

Manny Pacquiao: 'If McGregor will fight me in boxing, why not?'

Pacquiao wants to fight the UFC star if a potential bout with Mayweather doesn’t happen.

Roger Federer edges closer to Australian Open glory in the absence of Murray and Djokovic

Federer is playing his first competitive event since Wimbledon 2016.

Andy Murray laments missed opportunities after shock exit

A five-time runner-up in Melbourne, top seed Andy Murray surprisingly lost in four sets to world number 50 Mischa Zverev.

ROG's APB for Cronin and more sporting tweets of the week

We also have important news about a toilet and WIll Carling.

Fab Four - Your NFL Championship Sunday preview

Which teams are going to make it to the Super Bowl? Steve O’Rourke gazes in to his crystal ball.

How football failed a Man United legend and the rest of the week’s best sportswriting

Plus, how a fake All-Star team inspired Ireland to play basketball.

Other - Saturday 21 January, 2017

'Everyone thinks it’s about fitness, what you eat and all that shit, and there’s way more in it than that.' Hot Wheels This post contains videos

'Everyone thinks it’s about fitness, what you eat and all that shit, and there’s way more in it than that.'

From fighting fires in Mullingar to hill climbs in southern Spain: Damien Shaw talks about becoming a pro cyclist at a late age.

Here's how the Patriots can win Super Bowl LI

And no, it’s not all about Tom Brady.

Standing up and speaking out: Fionnuala McCormack on the rules denying her medals

The three-time Olympian would prefer if someone else did the talking but as a runner who has consistently been denied medals by Kenyan-born athletes running for Turkey, McCormack is concerned by the lack of action from those at the top.

Nadal fights back to down Zverev in five sets

The Spaniard was given an almighty shock but survived.

ESPN axes commentator for 'gorilla effect' remark about Venus

Doug Adler was removed from ESPN’s Australian Open coverage after controversial comments about Venus Williams.

What started as a backpacking trip turned into wearing Jim Stynes' number at Melbourne FC

Cavan-born Laura Corrigan Duryea is flying the tricolour in the Women’s AFL.

From 14-year-old Olympian to sporting icon - the story of Tom Daley's incredible rise

The British diver chats to The42 about his decorated career.

How a Hollywood couple turned Sean Kelly's Olympic dreams into a professional career

As part of his preparation for the 1976 Montreal games, Ireland’s great cyclist got himself a lifetime ban from the Olympics, but put himself in the position to set up a hugely successful pro career.

Other - Friday 20 January, 2017

Ireland collapse in spectacular fashion as they suffer Afghanistan mauling in T20 final

John Bracewell’s side were left embarrassed in Dubai.

We'll Leave It There So: Stevie G is back, Champions Cup XV's named and all today's sport

Plus, the weekend’s all-important fixture list.

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

How closely were you paying attention to the sports headlines this week?

Dressed for success! Dan Evans through to Australian Open fourth round in €15 t-shirt

The world number 51 is set to pocket €155,000 after today’s superb win over Bernard Tomic.

Murray wins again Down Under as he powers past Sam Querrey

He eased past the American to book his place in the last 16.

Here's how the Packers can win Super Bowl LI

He wears number 12 and is impossibly good.

Other - Thursday 19 January, 2017

We'll Leave It There So: Man United top rich list, O'Brien injury woe and all today's sport Thursday This post contains videos

We'll Leave It There So: Man United top rich list, O'Brien injury woe and all today's sport

Meanwhile, the GAA secures another sponsorship deal, Paul Dunne begins his year in style and Novak Djokovic is sent packing at the Australian Open.

Irish star ends extended break from athletics following disastrous injury run Back On Track This post contains videos

Irish star ends extended break from athletics following disastrous injury run

Ciarán Ó Lionáird is taking a different approach to running these days.

Serena Williams forces apology from reporter who described her performance as 'scrappy'

“That’s a very negative thing to say. Are you serious?”

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Here's how the Steelers can win Super Bowl LI

Leaning on the patience of Le’Veon Bell will be key.

Bravo needs psychological help, says former Man City keeper

The Chile international was thought to be a good fit for Pep Guardiola’s philosophy, but things have gone from bad to worse for the keeper

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