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Dublin: 14 °C Thursday 28 August, 2014

Other - Today’s News

Caroline Wozniacki gets racket stuck in her ponytail during US Open match

‘I still tried to hit the ball. Almost took my head off,’ said the Danish tennis star.

10 things you can expect to happen at the Croke Park Classic

The college football season opener takes place in Headquarters on Saturday.

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Other - Yesterday’s News

ESPN ‘regrets’ report about Michael Sam’s showering habits at Rams camp NFL

ESPN ‘regrets’ report about Michael Sam’s showering habits at Rams camp

The league’s first openly gay player is trying to make the grade with St Louis before the season starts.

Striking distance; in conversation with SBG Ireland coach ‘Rowdy’ Owen Roddy MMA

Striking distance; in conversation with SBG Ireland coach ‘Rowdy’ Owen Roddy

One of Ireland’s MMA originals, Roddy is now helping shape the next generation.

We’ll leave it there so: Offer made for Sexton, Geezer’s new gig and the rest of today’s sport

We’ll also have news of a major coup for 3e and a big international retirement.

There was a bit of controversy in today’s sprint finish at the Vuelta

For the second time in as many days, John Degenkolb was first to the finish line.

Evans into World Championship last 16 (and he’s up against the world’s best player next)

Dubliner won the last 11 points to beat David Obernosterer 21-7, 21-18 in Copenhagen today.

3e announces deal to show free-to-air UFC fights MMA

3e announces deal to show free-to-air UFC fights

The news was revealed at the launch of TV3′s autumn schedule earlier today.

Robert Hendrick has won Ireland’s latest medal at the Youth Olympics

Kildare canoeist wins silver in a tight finish to the C1 Obstacle Slalom.

15-year-old CiCi Bellis becomes youngest player to win at US Open since Anna Kournikova

The US teenager defeated Australian Open runner-up Dominika Cibulkova while 17-year-old Borna Coric also claimed victory.

Federer plays a ‘tweener’ off opponent’s back, draws a chuckle from new bestie Michael Jordan Goats This post contains videos

AFC Preview: Usual suspects to dominate again in 2014/15

We look at the American Football Conference in the first of our NFL season previews

Other - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

It’s so hot at La Vuelta that one cyclist lost 4.5 kilos in one day

It’s pushing 40 degrees at the Grand Tour and showing no sign of letting up soon.

We’ll leave it there so: Di Maria signs, GAA stand firm and the rest of today’s sport

We’ve also got news of Dan Martin’s fifth place, the FAI Cup draw and Ireland’s Rugby World Cup bases.

Novak Djokovic hit this brilliant point during his US Open win last night

Never mind inch, this was millimetre perfect.

Ireland’s Dan Martin continued his great start at the Vuelta today

Martin fourth in the race for the green jersey after the opening four stages in spain.

Shoddy workmanship Ted: New $1.3billion stadium has pitch relaid twice in a week

We hope someone in the 49ers’ organisation has kept the receipt.

College football player Shaw injures himself ‘while saving drowning nephew’

However, doubts have been cast over Josh Shaw’s story.

Ireland’s Ciara Ginty wins boxing silver at the Youth Olympics

Ginty adds silver to go with bronze won by Donegal’s Michael Gallagher in Nanjing.

This Aussie rules player obviously models his play on Simon Zebo

Essendon’s Courtenay Dempsey didn’t plan this magical flick, but it still looked damn good.

Other - Monday 25 August, 2014

James McGee was defeated in his US Open first round match tonight

The Irishman won the first set but was then overpowered by his opponent.

This cricket commentary booth was almost destroyed by a rogue projectile

Mitchell Johnson’s six nearly blew out this commentary box window.

Watch Ireland’s Dan Martin claim second place in thrilling Vuelta finish

The Garmin-Sharp rider was pipped to the line by Australian Michael Matthews on Stage 3.

There was a plethora of behind-the-back skill in US sports over the weekend

NBA star Steph Curry channelled his inner Quade Cooper in an exhibition game.

Other - Sunday 24 August, 2014

Sports Film Of The Week: Chris Waddle – The French Way

Take an hour to remember the genius of Chris Waddle.

Who’s robbed Sonny Bill Williams’ shoes? It’s the sporting tweets of the week

Also featuring Cian Healy singing a power ballad and Jack Wilshere’s look-a-like.

It’s Sunday so here are 9 of our favourite pictures from the past week Snap Happy This post contains images

It’s Sunday so here are 9 of our favourite pictures from the past week

Here’s how the highs and lows of the last seven days looked through a lens.

George Best’s time in Cork and the Louis Van Gaal dossier; the week’s best sportswriting

Also, how Ferguson’s high school American football team are coping amidst the chaos.

Other - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Ireland’s Fiona Doyle reaches 50m Breaststroke final at Euros

There was disappointment, however, for fellow Irish swimmer Sycerika McMahon.

Movistar take the opening stage of the 2014 Vuleta as Quintana seeks Grand Tour double

The Colombian is hoping to add a second Grand Tour to his 2014 achievements.

Driver walks away from terrifying crash at Belgian GP

Konsantin Tereschenko had a lucky escape.

Ireland’s McKillop secures double gold at European Championships

The Irish team have now won a total of four gold and one silver at this year’s event.

Uncaged: UFC set for another double header in less than 24 hours MMA

Uncaged: UFC set for another double header in less than 24 hours

Macao in China and Tulsa, Oklahoma, will stage fight nights over the weekend with Bisping v Le and Henderson v Dos Anjos the two main cards.

‘I feel like an iPhone with 1% battery’ – Sean Buckley on running, swimming and cycling 2,000km for charity

Buckley and his friend, James Colbert, have set a target of raising €500,000 through the Endurance Challenge.

5 NFL players we’d love to see playing Gaelic games

From Megatron to Adrian Peterson, here are some players we’d love to see grace Croke Park.

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