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Could an unsettled James McCarthy be heading home to Glasgow?
Celtic are in the hunt for the out-of-favour Everton midfielder.
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'Showtime' Lakers would beat Warriors - Magic Johnson
Magic Johnson won five NBA championships with the Los Angeles Lakers in the 1980s, with the Hall of Famer named MVP in three of the Finals.
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'Is he ready to go? He could very well be' - O'Neill thinks Keane and Celtic would be a good fit
The Ireland manager was speaking about on-going speculation about his assistant’s future.
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Cavs, Spurs, Heat and Clippers draw first blood in NBA playoffs
LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love led the Cleveland Cavaliers past the Detroit Pistons in game one on Sunday.
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Four-star Hoops earn bragging rights with win in heated Dublin derby
The game was delayed because of incidents with the fans on the pitch at stages.
# Bebeto
A retro celebration was in order as Danny North celebrated his new arrival and a Rovers win
The new Dad was on the mark while Gavin Brennan also found the net against Galway.
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The most famous basketball player in the world accidentally got his lad out on live TV
And the internet went into meltdown. Obviously.
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Just what is March Madness and why is everyone talking about it?
It’s an American obsession.
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'There are good basketball players in Ireland but they need to be lucky to be spotted'
Ex-Ireland international Paul Cummins is getting young talent noticed through his Sport Dream Academy.
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Heir Jordan: Having just one arm won't dull this Kerry kid's hoop dreams
14-year old Jordan Lee has ambitions of playing for Ireland.
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LeBron James is going to make his much-hyped official return to a Cavs jersey
The big questions is: will he bring back his signature chalk toss?
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Kilduff and O'Connor on the mark as Rovers impress in Drogheda
The Tallaght outfit are three points from third place but won’t qualify for Europe through their league position owing to St. Pat’s better goal stats.
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So, Manny Pacquiao is preparing to make his professional basketball debut
5ft 7in boxing champion was drafted by Philippine expansion team last month.
# smash and grab
Celtic crash out of the Champions League (again) as Maribor strike late
Only an administrative failure can save them now.
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Celtic back in the Champions League as Legia Warsaw eliminated by UEFA
What a stroke of luck.
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Quigley: 'Champions League draw against Celtic the best we could hope for'
The Saints forward believes Legia Warsaw were guilty of taking his team lightly in the first leg of the qualifier clash.
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Peter Mathews: We should hire the national basketball arena for the banking inquiry
The Reform Alliance TD has played down suggestions he is lobbying to be added to the inquiry in the wake of Stephen Donnelly’s departure.
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Roy Keane on shortlist of 'five to 10' candidates for manager's job, says Celtic chief
Peter Lawwell says the Corkman is just one of a number of potential new coaches.
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'It seemed like he wasn't going anywhere in a hurry' - Doyle surprised by Keane speculation
Bookmakers slash Keane odds to 1/8 after Martin O’Neill confirmed his talks with Celtic.
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Celtic to use Murrayfield for next season's Champions League
The Scottish champions, and champions-elect, hope the rugby ground’s playing surface will be in good order come July.
# obsessed
26 signs you're a genuine sports nerd
Can you claim to be a true anorak?
# worth a watch
Power ranking the 15 best sports films available to watch on Netflix Ireland
Do you agree with our choices?
# Well read
Scooters, silent sidelines and Hoop Dreams: It's the week's best sportswriting
If it’s longreads you want, we’ve got just the thing.
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Shamrock Rovers defeat Drogheda to seal EA Sports Cup victory
Goals from Gary McCabe and Thomas Stewart settled affairs at Tallaght Stadium.
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Enjoy Neil Lennon's Champions League celebration with this epic gif
It was one of those nights at Celtic Park.
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'We're not down and out yet' declares Lennon after night to forget
The Glasgow Celtic boss believes his side have enough quality to overturn a 2-0 eficit against Shakhter Karagandy.
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New Bhoy Jim McGuinness on what he does at Celtic
The Donegal manager says his new role on Neil Lennon’s staff is helping his GAA ambitions.
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5 things to look out for in the NBA Finals
As Will Smith said: Welcome to Miami. Also… boom, shake, shake, shake the room.
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Hooper nets twice to deliver double for Glasgow Celtic
Pat Fenlon’s Hibs were soundly beaten at Hampden Park.
# 7th heaven
We can definitely get better says Croly after 7-1 cup final win
“There’s a volcano waiting to happen,” said Mick Cooke. “It, unfortunately, exploded and we were the recipients of it.”
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Rovers rout Drogheda with a Magnificent 7 in Setanta Cup final
Shamrock Rovers beat Drogheda United 7-1 to win the Setanta Sports Cup in Tallaght Stadium.
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Snapshot: Pat Spillane courtside for son's All-Ireland title bid in Tallaght
Pobail Scoil Inbhear Sceine took on Cnoc Mhuire Granard at the National Stadium today.
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Brown backs Celtic to get back to winning ways
The league leaders were beaten 1-0 by Hibernian on Saturday and next face in-form Ross County.
Lennon: Much more to come from Celtic
“We have got something we can really get our teeth into in the new year.”, said the Scottish Champions’ head coach.
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SPL: Nouioui opens Celtic account at Pittodrie
The Hoops’ 2-0 win over Aberdeen was enough to put them top of the table after Hibernian fell to Dundee.
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Shamrock Rovers appoint Trevor Croly as new boss
The former Hoops assistant arrives back in Tallaght with a two-year contract.
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Fenlon backs SPL rivals Celtic to make point in Moscow
The Hibs boss reckon the Bhoys can progress with a bit of luck in Europe this season.
# Hoops
Ballin'... Kobe Bryant and the Dream Team challenged Olympic volunteers to a drinking game last night
We usually talk to a guy called ‘Shaky John’ when we go to our local after work. These guys met LeBron and co.
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QPR chief Mark Hughes denies Berbatov link
“At this time of year, there are a lot of names flying around. But we prefer to get the job done, get the business done, and then we announce it.”
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Champions League preview: Rovers look to cast off domestic woes
With Anderlecht awaiting in the next round, the Hoops are in Lithuania for tonight’s Champions League second leg against FK Ekranas.