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Daily Archives: January 4, 2018

New England Patriots practice despite blizzard, being on bye week

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Bill Belichick chanted “no days off” at the team’s Super Bowl parade last February, and Thursday was a good example of how he truly means it. The Patriots don’t have a game this weekend, but don’t tell their quarterback: “It’s still football

Michael Shields brings curtain down on Cork career

Cork All-Ireland-winning footballer Michael Shields has called time on his inter-county career. The 31-year-old made his championship debut for the Rebels in the 2006 Munster final draw with Kerry and was captain in the 2010 All-Ireland decider, when Cork defeated Down by a point to

The biggest boxing stories of 2017

Now that 2017 has come and gone — and the 2018 boxing calendar really doesn’t kick in for a couple of weeks more — here’s my view of the most significant stories and events of the past year. Canelo-GGG finally throw down In what was