By Tomás Keating Despite there being no World Cup, no European Championships, or Olympics, this summer promises to be an enjoyable one. Here are some of the big sporting events: All-Ireland Senior Football Championship: This year’s Football Championship is going to be intriguing. Dublin will start their quest to become the first team to ever complete a five in a row. … [Read more...] about Busy summer of sport ahead
By Markus Krug The roar of the crowd in a bursting Madison Square Garden after a game winning three point shot, or Lambeau Field erupting when a player jumps into the stands right after scoring a big touchdown. These are the dreams that every high school or college athlete in the United States has in their head when imagining the possibility of getting drafted as a … [Read more...] about From high school to hero?
By Darragh Nolan Something is rotten in the state of Los Angeles. Head coach Luke Walton is already on the hotseat. The young supporting cast haven’t taken the step forward many expected. The Lakers are atrocious on defence. There’s no cause for concern, though. Unlike Hamlet, the King (James) isn’t dead just yet. The 2010 – 11 Miami Heat were 9–8 through 17 games, LeBron … [Read more...] about LeBron’s Lakers aren’t perfect, but they aren’t panicking either
By Darragh Nolan Another NBA off season has brought with it the usual whirlwind of change we’ve come to expect. Stars continue to move around the league in pursuit of an elusive championship ring. LeBron James’ decision to don the purple and gold of the Los Angeles Lakers has injected intrigue back into a season where the defending champions looked certain to retain their … [Read more...] about NBA season preview: all roads lead to Golden State
Anything can happen in sport. That’s why we love it. Yet whilst anything can happen in sport, the Golden State Warriors are still favourites to win the Larry O’Brien While the question of “what teams are contending for the NBA championship this year?” may have a relatively routine answer with the Golden State Warriors are seemingly unbeatable over a seven game series, the … [Read more...] about NBA Playoffs: who to watch