Larry Bird

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‘You definitely need to be a bit mad so borderline obsession is probably fair’: Mayo boss James Horan. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

A few days after Mayo’s seismic win over Dublin, a media gathering was hastily convened in MacHale Park. The Castlebar stadium has rarely looked so de(...)

“I went from not being able to run around the block without wanting to keel over, to running my first 10-mile road race last Sunday” .

When some of your earliest memories are seeing horses walk up the driveway, stables out the back, spending days at a time at the Curragh and Phoenix P(...)

 Larry Bird, Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan and Karl Malone (behind) walk on to court at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics for the USA’s game against Angola. Photograph: Mike Powell/Getty Images

The most riveting scene in all 10 episodes of The Last Dance, the Netflix-ESPN deep-dive into the mythology of Michael Jordan, takes place off-stage. (...)

Chicago Bulls’ forward Michael Jordan  dunks during a game against  the Portland Trail Blazers. Photograph: Focus on Sport via Getty Images

In the thousands of frozen images of Michael Jordan stilled while in mid-air during berserk NBA nights or in predatory moments on the basketball court(...)

Elena Delle Donne: has been breaking scoring records as she bids to  lead the Washington Mystics to a WNBA title.  Photograph: David Ramos/Getty Images

Visitors to the website for Delle Donne Designs recently discovered that the company is not taking any new orders until later this month. The woman (...)

Dwayne Wade: “I think enjoying wine comes with age and sophistication and a certain kind of maturity.” Photograph: dwadecellars.com

Picture the scene. An inter-county player returns home from a big championship game and heads straight for the wine rack. He picks out a bottle of Cab(...)

 LeBron James with Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue: “The organisation gave us everything we need. There are no more excuses,” said James.  Photograph: Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images)

In the Cleveland Cavaliers’ defeat of the Toronto Raptors last Friday night, LeBron James contributed 33 points, 11 rebounds, six assists, three block(...)

 Stephen Curry in action for Golden State Warriors. Photograph: EPA

Lionel Messi’s storming assault on what is possible with a football has drawn many comparisons to what Steph Curry is right now doing in the world of (...)

Brian O’Driscoll “I knew I was small and knew I had to wait for a bit of size to come. It came over the course of that summer. I must have grown four or five inches.”

The rugby is over now. They can be found in Dublin offices like Davy Stockbrokers, KPMG or away in Chicago, London and Vancouver. All pushing 40, many(...)