Tipperary’s Cathal Barrett and Limerick’s Seán Finn are hurling’s equivalent of the shutdown corners.    Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Just like every hurling team, every NFL team has a crop of corner backs. Some are up to the job, some aren’t. Most are middle of the road. But there’s(...)

Indianapolis Colts kicker  Adam Vinatieri   celebrates after making a 51-yard field goal in overtime to defeat the San Francisco 49ers 26-23 at Lucas Oil Stadium  2017 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Photograph: Stacy Revere/Getty Images

The San Francisco 49ers’ winless streak continued following a dramatic 26-23 overtime defeat at the Indianapolis Colts which grabbed headlines due to (...)