New England Patriots’ Tom Brady runs on to the field before the NFL Super Bowl 51 football game against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday. Photograph: Jae C Hong/AP

The New England Patriots are the Super Bowl champions once again. They beat the Atlanta Falcons 34-28 in overtime amid a frenzied climax in Houston on(...)

 Siofra Bennett won her sixth Corcoran Cup as UCD completed a double in the annual Colours Races  on the River Liffey in Dublin. Photograph:  Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A good start is a huge advantage in two-boat races, and UCD filled the bill admirably as they won the senior men’s and women’s Colours Races on the Li(...)

Trinity made history at the Colours races on the Liffey last year, taking all four titles on offer for the first time, matching UCD’s achievement of 2(...)

Carlos Hyde of the San Francisco 49ers celebrates his touchdown against the Minnesota Vikings by jumping into the stands. Photograph: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

Jarryd Hayne’s hopes of making a fairytale start to his NFL career slipped away when he fumbled his very first punt return on Monday, but the Australi(...)