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Watch: Dolphins Stun Patriots With Last-Gasp “Rugby” Touchdown

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The Dolphins scored a touchdown on a wild final play Sunday to edge New England 34-33 in Miami and put the Patriots’ NFL playoff plans temporarily on hold. The Patriots led 33-28 with seven seconds remaining, but couldn’t stop what coach Bill Belichick dubbed a “desperado” play. Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill took the snap and connected with Kenny Stills, who …

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Heisman Trophy Goes To Quarterback Who Has Already Signed with MLB

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Kyler Murray won the prestigious Heisman Trophy Saturday, the highest honour in US college football going to a player who could yet be headed to a baseball career. Murray threw for more than 4,000 yards and 40 touchdowns for the University of Oklahoma this season. He got the Heisman nod over fellow quarterbacks Tua Tagovailoa of the University of Alabama …

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Canadian Boxer Stevenson Suffered ‘Severe Traumatic Brain Injury’: Hospital

Canadian boxer Adonis Stevenson suffered a “severe traumatic brain injury” and remains in intensive care, his doctors said Wednesday, days after the fighter lost his World Boxing Council light heavyweight title to Ukrainian Oleksandr Gvozdyk. The 41-year-old underwent surgery after the Saturday fight, and “his situation is still stable under the circumstances, but critical,” said doctor Alexis Turgeon. Turgeon noted …

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Superbowl Winner Sentenced To Eight Years For Attempted Murder

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Two-time Super Bowl-winner Brandon Browner was jailed for eight years on Tuesday after pleading no contest to attempting to murder his ex-girlfriend in California. Browner, 34, had appeared in court in Pomona, outside Los Angeles, following an attack at his victim’s home on July 8. The former cornerback, who won back-to-back Super Bowls with the Seattle Seahawks and New England …

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Horse Racing Legend Lester Piggott Admitted To Hospital

Lester Piggott, widely regarded as the greatest ever flat race jockey, has been admitted to hospital although his family say it is for purely precautionary reasons. The 83-year-old, who rode 30 British Classic winners including a record nine Epsom Derbies, has suffered from heart issues in the past. “He’ll be in for a few more days but was taken in …

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World Athletics Body Upholds Russia Track & Field Ban

The governing body of world athletics have maintained the ban on Russia from track and field over mass state-backed doping, citing two conditions before the powerhouse can return to international competition. Rune Andersen, head of the IAAF’s taskforce on Russia, said Russian authorities, in the form of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA), had to grant access to data from testing …

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Andy Murray: “The Level Of Sexism In Sport Is Unreal”

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Tennis star, Andy Murray, has lashed out at the host of the Ballon D’Or who asked the inaugural women’s Ballon d’Or winner Ada Hegerberg whether she could “twerk” live on stage. The young Lyon striker gave an empowered speech while accepting the award, encouraging more girls to play football. However, as the 23-year-old was leaving the stage, she was asked by the …

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Tyson Fury On Brink Of Boxing’s Greatest Comeback

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Deontay Wilder will aim to rekindle America’s love affair with heavyweight boxing on Saturday when he faces Britain’s Tyson Fury in a high-stakes showdown of undefeated fighters. As the reigning World Boxing Council champion, Wilder is the latest custodian of a belt which has been worn by some of the heavyweight division’s most iconic names stretching back over more than …

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RTÉ Sportsperson Of The Year Nominees Confirmed

2018 has been a tremendous year for Irish sport. While it hasn’t quite gone to plan for some more high-profile competitors such as Conor McGregor and the Irish football team, the depth of success for Ireland across many codes of sport is a testament to that. One of the significant recognitions of this glory comes at the RTÉ Sports Awards …

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