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17-Year Old Kid Completely Owns Rory McIlroy In Arm Wrestle

Yes he got owned but he does have all those Majors win to console himself with. During the week in some bizarre sequence of events Rory came to find himself in an arm wrestling match-up with 17-year old Brad Dalke, an Oklahoma signee. Whether McIlroy let him win or was out-muscled only he’ll know, but it does look like he’s …

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UCD Fail To Make Dominance Pay Against Cobh Ramblers

There was a carnival atmosphere around Belfield as Cobh Ramblers made the journey to College on the last day of term. UCD kicked off in the spring sunshine on the back of a fine run of form. Ninety rain-soaked minutes later, the carnival atmosphere has dissipated, as Cobh grabbed a point they scarcely deserved.   UCD dominated the early exchanges, …

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Infographic: Messi Vs The ORIGINAL Ronaldo

The folks at Grup14  have compiled some stats comparing Leo Messi, currently the world’s greatest player, on form at least (sorry Cristiano fans) to the original, Brazilian Ronaldo. The man who once held the title of world’s greatest.      z

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Two Players Injured In Bizarre Rugby League Try Fail

Things were looking good for the Wakefield Wildcats towards the end of their defeat to Wigan Warriors in last night’s Super League rugby. They were going to lose (the final score was a 22-40 defeat), but put themselves in a great position to at least restore some pride. And then this happened…So much pain!   

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Manny Pacquiao-Ception – Boxer Stars In Another Footlocker Ad

Eight days to go! We’re so excited. And with all this excitement comes the inevitable sponsorship ads as everyone and anyone cashes in on Mayweather/Pacquiao. This time it’s Manny who stars in another Footlocker advert.   For those not aware, Pacquiao has worked with Footlocker before, prior to the Mayweather fight being announced he starred in this advert. So, with the …

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The Curious Case Of Kildare: What Has Happened To The Lilywhites?

Arguably the greatest fall from grace in the past few years in the land of Gaelic Football is that of Kildare. Only five years ago they were a kick of the ball away from reaching the All-Ireland Football final after losing a thrilling, but highly-controversial semi-final to Down. If Benny Coulter’s square ball goal had been disallowed who knows what the …

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Ouch – Baseball Fan Knocked Clean Out By Stray Ball

The Chicago Cubs and the Pittsburgh Pirates faced off in an MLB clash last night, but there was a 23 minute delay following a shocking incident that saw a fan stretchered out of the ground. The fan was returning to her seat when a stray ball traveled towards the crowd behind home plate. Although there was a net between the unassuming …

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Manchester United

Fellaini’s Brother Almost Wrecked Chelsea’s Tactics vs Man Utd

Marouane Fellaini’s brother very nearly upset Chelsea’s tactics for Saturday’s mammoth Premier League clash against Manchester United, in a case of mistaken identity. The Mirror reports of how a hotel doorman told Jose Mourinho that Fellaini would not be playing, mistaking him for his brother, who he had witnessed with no club tracksuit on and was apparently taking pictures with …

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Video: Memphis Depay Scores Near-Supersonic Free-Kick

This shot from Memphis Depay we’re sure almost broke the sound barrier such was its ferocity.  Depay, who has been in fine form for PSV Eindhoven scored his side’s second goal in a 4-1 victory over Heerenveen yesterday with this superb strike below. Apparently the Netherlands international is being watched closely by Manchester United, whilst the Daily Mail also report that …

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Toulon v Leinster: Starting XVs

Matt O’Connor has made 12 changes to the Leinster side who fell to the Dragons last week, with Mike McCarthy, Jimmy Gopperth, and Ben Te’o holding onto starting berths. Isaac Boss and Jimmy Gopperth get the nod at 9 and 10 respectively, while Fergus McFadden returns to the wing.   15. Rob Kearney 14. Fergus McFadden 13. Ben Te’o 12. …

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The Guardiola Reaction That May Have Caused Bayern Doc’s Resignation

Reports broke yesterday that several of Bayern’s medical staff and physicians, as well as long-standing club doctor Müller-Wohlfart had resigned following a spat with Pep Guardiola.  Dr. Müller-Wohlfart and some of his staff have resigned immediately as the team physicians for Bayern Munich. Via @SID_Sportnews — Bavarian FB Works (@BavarianFBWorks) April 16, 2015 This is significant news because of how widely …

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David De Gea’s PFA Nomination Causes Back-Handed Compliment

We’re willing to chalk this one up to being ‘lost in translation’. Surely he didn’t know how catty he’d end up sounding. After being nominated in the PFAs David De Gea took to Twitter to say thanks to all involved.  An honour to be nominated for the @PFA awards Many thanks to all my teammates for making it possible #PFAawards …

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