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An ad for stock trading app Public.com starring 1980s crooner Michael Bolton. Set to the music of Bolton’s How Am I Supposed To Live Without You? Image: Screen of YouTube video

“It’s hard to know when to call the top in this crazy market isn’t it? But surely, surely, this has to be some kind of indicator”. That was the react(...)

Chris Eubank fights Michael Watson for the WBO middleweight title at Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London in 1991. Photo: Brendan Monks/Mirrorpix/Getty Images

June 1991 and Donald McRae found himself alone on the outskirts of Las Vegas. Excited, uncertain, anxious he stood under a burning sky, the desert sun(...)

Conor McGregor was beaten in the second round on his latest return to the Octagon. Photograph: Jeff Bottari/Getty

During the build-up to Conor McGregor’s defeat by Dustin Poirier last week, ESPN did its utmost to convince those interested in buying the bout on its(...)

Limerick hurler Gearóid Hegarty with his PwC GAA/GPA Player of the Month award at Ballybunion Beach in Co Kerry. Photograph: Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

If Gearóid Hegarty keeps up this sort of talk, never mind the hurling – a lucrative post-playing career in the media awaits. “Over Christmas you woul(...)

Trump supporter Richard Barnett inside the office of US house speaker Nancy Pelosi after rioters stormed the Capitol in Washington, DC on Wednesday. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images

From television reports the US president, watching it unfold from the safety of the White House, seemed as self-satisfied as Richard “Bigo” Barnett fr(...)

Dublin celebrate after the victory over Mayo in the All-Ireland Final at Croke Park. Photograph:  Dara Mac Dónaill

Ah God Mayo, how much more can ye take? Hearts smithereened all over again, still searching for a vaccine for, well, the Dubdemic. RTÉ had started th(...)

Mike Tyson pictured with Diego Maradona in 2008. Photograph:  Valery Hache/AFP via Getty Images

When Mike Tyson appeared on Good Morning America this week to promote his return to the boxing ring at the age of 54, the significance of the word on (...)

 Slovenian rider Tadej Pogacar of the UAE Team Emirates poses with his Tour de France trophy with  Arc de Triomphe in the background. Photograph: Stephane Mantey/EPA

‘Assassins,” cried Gustave Garrigou, sending his rage directly against the race organisers, who in turn lap it up. No one walks away more impressed by(...)

 Shaquille O’Neal speaks  during the 2019 NBA awards  in Santa Monica, California. Photograph: Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Turner Sports

The gaggle of kids shooting baskets on a Gainesville street start to shriek and holler when they see Shaquille O’Neal climbing out of a police cruiser(...)

In 1980 Muhammad Ali fought Larry Holmes for the WBC belt in an attempt to win the heavyweight championship a fourth time at 38, but it was not to be. File photograph: The Irish Times

Well, ho hum, yes, it nearly is always the boxers isn’t it. Sugar Ray Leonard, who dominated four weight divisions and was king of comebacks, tried it(...)

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