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Power Ranking The Top 20 Contenders For The U.S. Open: 1-10

Ahead of the 118th U.S. Open this week, we power rank the top twenty players in contention per the bookmakers’ odds. While conflicting thoughts abound on how difficult the set-up at Shinnecock Hills will be, we will focus on form, statistics, and event/course suitability in determining who is best-placed to claim victory in the year’s second Major. Although they don’t …

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Daily Discussion: Should Athletes Stay Out Of Politics?

In today’s politics, everyone has an opinion. This includes some of the men and women we consider heroes, but should big-name athletes use their celebrity to voice their political views? Are there limits to what athletes should be able to discuss and where they should discuss it? Kailey Curtis discusses. The world is entering an era where athletes are talking about …

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An Iconic XI: The World Cup Cult Heroes From Tournaments Past

With just two days left until the start of the World Cup, this week’s best XI features some of the competitions most well-loved cult heroes. _____ Goalkeeper: Rene Higuita The quintessential cult hero, Rene Higuita is a seminal figure in the world of football. “El Loco” as he was nicknamed, played for Columbia at the 1990 World Cup where his error …

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Report: Connolly To Sign With Donegal Boston This Week

Diarmuid Connolly is reportedly set to sign with Donegal Boston this week according to the Inishowen Independent. The Donegal based newspaper are reporting that after talks with a number of clubs in America over the last number of weeks, Connolly has decided to sign with the Boston club. Should the cross Atlantic transfer go ahead, Connolly will not be permitted …

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Anthony Joshua & Deontay Wilder Agree To Unification Bout

Deontay Wilder and Anthony Joshua have agreed terms for a heavyweight unification bout which will take place at a British venue later this year, ESPN reported on Monday. Shelly Finkel, one of Wilder’s co-managers, told ESPN that World Boxing Council heavyweight champion Wilder had accepted an offer by Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn for a fight in autumn. “We have agreed …

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Interview: The Man Helping GAA Players Become Influencers

Michael Coyle is the founder of Influenced.ie and is working with GAA players across Ireland, in a bid to reward them for their year-round dedication to the sport. The Galway native is advocating the power of players as influencers across all media platforms and already has a star-studded line up of the GAA’s finest onboard with influenced.ie. “We are working …

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Winners & Losers From A Wild Weekend Of Sport

After a busy weekend that saw shocks aplenty, let’s take a look at the winners and losers from the last few days of sporting action. _____ Winners: Waterford Footballers It was a historic weekend for The Deise footballers. A 3-14 to 1-18 victory over neighbours Wexford gave Waterford their first championship win since 2011. Tom McGlinchey’s men proved too strong …

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The All-Ireland Football Championship Round 2 Qualifier Draw Has Been Made

The draw for the second round qualifiers of the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship has been made on Monday morning, and has thrown up a number of interesting ties. The draw sees the eight losing provincial semi-finalists – namely Carlow, Leitrim, Down, Clare,  Longford, Sligo, Monaghan and Tipperary – enter ball 2 to join the winners of last weekend’s round qualifiers – …

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