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Daily Archives: January 3, 2018

WBA strips Guillermo Rigondeaux of 122-pound title

Guillermo Rigondeaux has been stripped of his junior featherweight world title, even though he lost while challenging junior lightweight world champion Vasiliy Lomachenko on Dec. 9. Rigondeaux moved up two weight classes for the much-anticipated bout with Lomachenko in New York — the first professional

Wins for Dublin, Cats and Wexford

Pat Gilroy had a comfortable first outing as Dublin hurling manager as his charges were 4-17 to 0-14 winners against Meath in Abbotstown in the Bord na Mona Walsh Cup. Goals from Donal Burke and Fionn Ó Riain Broin had the Dubs 2-11 to 0-07 ahead at

Offaly hold Dubs to a draw

Offaly came close to beating Dublin in Parnell Park this evening in the Bord na Mona O’Byrne Cup.  The Faithful County were five points down to the experimental home side but came back for a 1-13 to 0-16 draw, with Colm Basquel getting the goal for

The moments that defined UFC’s 2017

Whether it was due to the superstardom of Conor McGregor, the aftereffects of a $4 billion sale or a variety of other factors, 2017 was unlike any other year in UFC history. Before we dive headfirst into 2018, let’s look back at the key moments

Golf 2018 top storylines to watch ESPN Bob Harig

The annual PGA Tour trek to Maui once signified not only the start of a new year but also a new golf season. The latter is no longer the case because of the PGA Tour’s wraparound schedule, which made this week’s Sentry Tournament of Champions

‘Last year it hit me I might not play any games at all’

As the New Year dawns there are plenty of motivational quotes flying around as people try to get back on track after the indulgences and excess of Christmas. However for Dublin footballer Kevin McManamon no inspiration is needed. The five time All-Ireland winner has put last

2017 ESPN MMA Fighter of the Year

Initially, nothing went right for Rose Namajunas on Nov. 4 in New York. She arrived behind schedule for her strawweight title fight against Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC 217 in Madison Square Garden. The UFC handed her a pair of fight gloves — in the wrong