Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer (right) is charged with aggravated assault in connection with two alleged incidents of domestic violence. Photograph: Brad Penner/Reuters

The National Football League’s woes continue to mount after another professional American footballer was arrested on domestic violence charges, addin(...)

Adrian Peterson is accused of using a branch to slap his son in an incident last May. Photograph: Jeff Curry/USA Today

The crisis over the National Football League’s handling of allegations of domestic and child abuse by professional American footballers has deepened w(...)

 San Diego Chargers receiver Keenan Allen (left) can’t avoid  Seattle Seahawks safety Earl Thomas. Photograph: Paul Buck

Defending Super Bowl champions the Seattle Seahawks experienced a surprise 30-21 loss to the San Diego Chargers while Peyton Manning led the Denver B(...)

US football player Ray Rice: video showed him knocking fiancée unconscious with a blow to the head and dragging her out of a lift. Photograph: Gary Cameron/Reuters

The National Football League (NFL), the professional body governing American Football, has hired former FBI director Robert Mueller to investigate how(...)

Saturday’s GAA Central Council meeting has brought the curtain down on one of the association’s most popular events, the St Patrick’s Day club finals (...)

Despite producing a very spirited second quarter display, Westmeath moved ever nearer the Division One trapdoor when they lost by five points t(...)

Henry Shefflin will be starting out on his 15th season with the Kilkenny senior hurlers when he lines out against Clare in the counties’ opening National Hurling League game tomorrow. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

Kilkenny manager Brian Cody has followed through on his undertaking to try out new faces in this season’s league. For Sunday’s match against All-Ir(...)

Michael Sam, a University of Missouri football player,  is expected to be chosen in the early rounds of May’s NFL draft. Photograph: New York Times

One of the most promising American footballers on the verge of turning pro, Michael Sam, has revealed he is gay, setting him on course to be the Natio(...)

Featuring authentic Chinese performances such as dragon and lion dances, the Dublin Chinese New Year Festival takes place in the Temple Bar area this weekend. Photograph: Erik De Castro/Reuters 1:37

Dublin Chinese New Year FestivalThe Dublin Chinese New Year Festival marks the 4712th year of the Chinese calendar in the Temple Bar area this weekend(...)

Workers attempt to clear a snow-covered MetLife Stadium in New Jersey last week. Photograph: New York Times

MARC SANTORAThere comes a moment in so many memorable games when a team will turn its anxious gaze to one player and ask a simple question: You got th(...)