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# Empire State

Last year
# Sky High
Planning permission sought for Dublin's tallest building at former City Arts Centre
The building would stand taller than Belfast’s 85 metre Obel Tower.
All time
# concrete jungle
'Roscommon definitely got a louder cheer than we did, which was something we were stung by'
New York went down to Roscommon in agonising circumstances 12 months ago, but will Sunday be different?
# Second chance
'I think it's unfair London get in and we can't': New York boss calls for qualifier route
Justin O’Halloran’s charges are hoping to claim a maiden championship victory at Gaelic Park against Sligo on Sunday.
# Empire State
12 counties represented on New York team with 4 debutants on Galway side for Big Apple clash
Kevin Walsh’s side flew out to New York on Thursday morning.
# Empire State
New York footballers want an annual Big Apple clash against the Division 4 winners
Live coverage of Connacht Championship opener against Mayo woud be a “win-win” for everyone, New York boss Ian Galvin said.
# Empire State
Snapshot: Hoboken hurlers prepare for final as darkness falls on New York City
The young team are bidding to win their first NY junior hurling title this weekend.
# Empire State
Casillas, Torres named in Spain squad to face Ireland
Vicente del Bosque has named an extended Spanish squad ahead of the Confederations Cup next month.
# Empire State
VIDEO: Jets score on 100-yard kick-off return, still lose to Texans
Houston improved to 5-0 with a 23-17 win in New York last night.
# Empire State
I didn't want to be first to lose first five - Murray
Andy Murray says the fear of losing drove him on to end Britain’s 76-year male Grand Slam title drought.
# Empire State
Yankees celebrate with AL East title in the bag
The Yankees secured a playoff spot and the divisional title with back-to-back wins over Tampa Bay yesterday.
# Empire State
View from New York: 'Designated players' aren't as silly as they sound
Robbie Keane’s transfer introduced us to the nuances of the MLS salary cap. John Riordan looks at how it might just be the best thing the league has ever done.
# Empire State
View from New York: In an Arkansas state of mind...
“I, being top of the queue, was approached by a topless lady (mid-40s maybe) with a camera and a drawn-on handle-bar moustache”
# The Captain
View from New York: Jeter in the spotlight for better or worse
The Yankees short-stop skippered his side to a win thanks to a record-breaking at-bat.. and then just skipped the All-Star game.
# Empire State
View from New York: trash talking with Pretty Boy
Floyd Mayweather talks a good fight but his opponent Victor Ortiz has a back story just as compelling as Money’s.
# Empire State
View From New: my kind of town, as baseball calls the tune
A flight from Chicago to New York with a die-hard fan and the Yankees as in-flight entertainment. Not bad.
# Empire State
View from New York: Jeter hotting up, just like the Bronx
The temperature is rising in the Big Apple as the Yankees’ skipper heads towards a famous milestone.
# Empire State
View from New York: the beautiful game, the American way
Our man in New York, John Riordan, endured FOX’s coverage of the champions League final last Saturday.
# Empire State
Inside baseball: Mets owner lets down his guard
The owner of the other franchise in New York was a little too honest with the media this week.
# Empire State
View from the US: no way, Jorge
The New York Yankees veteran Jorge Posada withdrew from the batting line-up this weekend in a strop. It’s the beginning of the end for the former catcher.
# Empire State
View from New York: NFL fans told to keep calm and carry on
As the lockout wrangle continues and the prospect of no American Football becomes more than a possibility, gridiron chiefs say the New York Jets will visit Washington on the 10th anniversary of 9/11.
View from New York: the sun rises in the east as it's all set up for Boston showdown
A resurgent Knicks enter the post-season with a Jay-Z swagger while the Celtics stumble over the line, writes John Riordan.
# Empire State
View from New York: biased and old-fashioned - but a lot of fun
He shouldn’t enjoy the ‘homers’ in the gantry but the myopic commentary from US pundits has its own charm, John Riordan insists.
# Empire State
View from New York: living in a fantasy (baseball) land
John Riordan drafts his squad ahead of this year’s MLB season. He’s never going to win, but at least he knows that.
# Empire State
Meet the man who ruined baseball
John Riordan, in New York, watches another seedy chapter of American sports history unfold.
# Empire State
Stars and satellites: LA Galaxy off to a winning start - no thanks to Becks
Our man in New York takes in the first MLS game of the year as Beckham takes the spotlight again. But not in a good way.
# Empire State
View from New York: prepare yourself for March Madness
John Riordan tries to make some sense of the chaos as this year’s college basketball extravaganza gets underway.
# Empire State
View from New York: Barry Bonds' balls a matter of public interest
John Riordan goes over to the dark side as he takes a look at the record-breaking slugger’s sexual performance. Seriously.
# Empire State
View from New York: like father, like son as Jeter feels Steinbrenner ire once again
John Riordan has a front row seat in New York as the soap opera continues at the Yankees’ spring training.
# Empire State
View from New York: the Mets' pyramid scheme collapses
John Riordan in NYC explains just how much trouble the Mets find themselves after revelation about Bernie Madoff and their financial worries.
# Empire State
View from New York: Cutler convicted in trial by Twitter
After the Bears’ quarterback had his character demolished on the social media site, John Riordan has sent a column that’s over 140 characters.
# Empire State
View from New York: I still can't see that win coming
John Riordan in New York regrets nothing, despite being wrong about his hometown side the Jets. That’s football.
# Empire State
View from the US: the war at home
John Riordan has created a Subway Series out of his own household, breaking down barriers in the process.
# Empire State
View from US: what's another year as Cliff Lee returns to Philadelphia
John Riordan in New York reflects on the Yankees’ latest set-back as Cliff Lee snubs a move to the Bronx.
# Empire State
View from US: Newton's law as controversial college star set for top award
Barring a massive upset, charismatic quarterback Cameron Newton will be named the USA’s best collegiate player ensuring a future paved in gold in the NFL. But at what cost, asks John Riordan in New York.
# Empire State
The return of The King: LeBron facing hostile reception in Cleveland
It’s gonna be a unique welcome for former Cleveland favourite LeBron James when he returns to the Cavs tomorrow, writes John Riordan from New York.
# Empire State
The King is dead, long live the King: who'll take Jeter's crown if Yankees call his bluff
Derek Jeter is on the verge of losing his crown in the Bronx as an all-too public contract wrangle with Yankees chiefs drags on, John Riordan in New York writes.