David Bentley, Jackie Tyrell and Aaron Kernan feature  in “TheToughest Trade”. The  documentary film  follows the GAA players  who experience professional sports of baseball and football while former professional athletes David Bentley and Brian Schneider experience the life of an amateur GAA club player with Crossmaglen Rangers, Armagh, and James Stephens, Kilkenny. Photograph: Sportsfile

The first thing that needs to be said about The Toughest Trade, which aired on TV3 on Thursday night, is that Jackie Tyrrell is one of the very few me(...)

Fab Melo (number 51) of the Syracuse Orange dunks the ball during the Big East Conference game against the Louisville Cardinals in Louisville, Kentucky. Photograph: Andy Lyons/Getty Images.

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Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates has been deemed the world’s richest man by Forbes magazine, which said he had a net worth of $79.2 billion (€70.8 billion) in 2015. Photograph: Cole Burston/EPA.

Bill Gates’s net worth has increased by $3 billion over the last year to $79.2 billion (€70.8 billion), Forbes magazine said.That figure puts him at t(...)

Michael Jordan is a legendarily impatient character. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

At the height of his career with the Chicago Bulls, Michael Jordan had three golf holes carved out of the backyard of his mansion in Highland Park, Il(...)

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Executive chairman of Madison Square Garden James Dolan (left) with Phil Jackson. Photograph:  Maddie Meyer/Getty Images

Shortly before the NBA season began, Phil Jackson announced that the New York Knicks had begun “mindfulness” training to make them better understand a(...)

Kobe Bryant   of the Los Angeles Lakers waves to the crowd after passing Michael Jordan on the all-time scoring list with a free throw in the second quarter of the game against the Minnesota Timberwolves  at Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  Photograph:  Hannah Foslien/Getty Images

Kobe Bryant eclipsed Michael Jordan on the National Basketball Association’s all-time scoring list on Sunday, surpassing the legendary scorer during (...)

The sunsets as Roger Federer of Switzerland plays against Marinko Matosevic of Australia during their men’s singles first round match on Day Two of the 2014 US Open in New York. Photograph: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

Roger Federer put on a show in front of Michael Jordan to reach the second round of the US Open. Federer tweeted a picture with the former basketball (...)