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Monthly Archives: July 2017

Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey — Could argue for ending awards

Russell Westbrook winning the MVP award over James Harden has Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey wondering if the NBA should just eliminate awards. Morey told The Crossover in a telephone interview that he has questions about the method of voting the league uses to

Rory Gallagher resigns as Donegal manager

Donegal have this evening confirmed that Rory Gallagher has tendered his resignation with a year remaining in his term as manager. The Fermanagh native succeeded All-Ireland winning manager Jim McGuinness two years ago, but speculation has mounted regarding his future following a disappointing 2017 campaign

Panel praise Cork record following first league defeat

The Soccer Republic panel praised both Cork City and Bohemians after the Gypsies inflicted the league leaders’ first league defeat of the season at Turner’s Cross. The champions-elect came out the wrong side of the result for the first time in 23 Airtricity League games,

CHC uphold Tadhg de Búrca’s one-match ban

Waterford are expected to appeal Tadhg de Búrca’s one-match suspension to the GAA’s Central Appeals Committee (CAC) after he was unsuccessful at Central Hearings Committee (CHC) level on Monday evening. The highly influential defender was sent-off following an off-the-ball clash with Wexford’s Harry Kehoe in

Donaghy dodged a bullet in tussle with Kyne, says Flynn

RTÉ Gaelic Games analyst Bernard Flynn believes Kerry forward Kieran Donaghy was fortunate to escape punishment for his clash with Galway full-back Declan Kyne in Croke Park at the weekend. The bustling full-forward was in sparkling form in the eight-point All-Ireland quarter-final victory over Galway,

Poynton penalty condemns Cork to first league defeat

The invincible run is finally over on Leeside, as George Poynton’s penalty just beyond the hour mark condemned John Caulfield’s men to their first league defeat in 2017 after 23 games. Conor McCarthy’s foul on Ishmael Akinade compounded a difficult evening for the youngster, not

New York Yankees trade for Sonny Gray from Oakland Athletics

The Yankees‘ pursuit of Oakland Athletics starter Sonny Gray spilled into the final hours before Monday’s trade deadline, but a swap has been reached that sends the right-hander to New York. A year ago, the Bombers waved the white flag. Now, armed with the former