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# Philly
Philadelphia Flyers mascot Gritty accused of punching 13-year-old boy
Gritty has yet to comment.
# Grim
Michael Phelps says he 'never competed in a clean field once'
The 28-time Olympic medalist says positive tests should result in a lifetime ban.
# keeping america great
UFC super villain Covington wins convincingly with 'family friends' the Trumps watching cageside
Colby Covington was on fire against Robbie Lawler in New Jersey.
# Fourth of July
Nike pull controversial US flag shoe design after complaint by Colin Kaepernick - report
The Wall Street Journal say the former NFL star considered the Betsy Ross flag an ‘offensive symbol because of its connection to an era of slavery’.
# thou shalt not covet
Nadal not worried about catching 'neighbour with bigger TV' Federer in Grand Slam stakes
Nadal now sits just two major trophies off his rival’s record.
# to qb or not to qb
The Cardinals' first pick in this year's NFL draft could throw the whole thing into chaos
If the Cards pass on QB Kyler Murray, there could be carnage in the first round.
# attention please
New NFL head coach to give players 'cellphone breaks' during team meetings
Arizona Cardinals boss Kliff Kingsbury feels that it will help keep player’s attention for extended periods.
# shipping out
Kyrie Irving says he doesn't 'owe anyone sh*t' as he refuses to rule out Knicks move
The Celtics star may be on the move this summer after all.
# Player power
NBA's recent history of trading superstars spells trouble for the Pelicans after Davis bombshell
Anthony Davis requested a trade from New Orleans yesterday.
# Gamechanger
Patriots added 8 new plays on morning of AFC title game, and one played a huge role in their win
Tom Brady’s third-and-10 inside slant to Rob Gronkowski in overtime had not been practiced ahead of the game.
# Bullish
Charles Barkley rips Kyrie Irving over LeBron James apology: 'I would have whooped his ass'
Irving said it took a ‘real man’ to make the call and apologise.
# relentless
Three years after one of the greatest seasons in NBA history, Steph Curry has somehow gotten even better
Through nine games, Stephen Curry is on pace to shatter his record campaign.
# Deadline Day
Playoff-eager teams made for a wild NFL trade deadline — here's the full list of deals
The NFL trade deadline was Tuesday at 8pm Irish time.
# Criticism
Giants owner Mara wishes OBJ would 'do a little more playing and a little less talking'
Longtime Giants owner John Mara expressed his frustration with Beckham Jr.
# promise
The Giants’ rookie running back scores a 68-yard TD in the first game of his career
It was a day to remember for Saquon Barkley.
# empathy
'Every time she loses, I feel like I do'
Serena Williams may have triumphed over her older sister Venus Williams at the US Open, but it’s not a win she takes lightly.
# TB12
Tom Brady abruptly ends interview after Boston radio hosts bring up controversial trainer Alex Guerrero
‘I’m just going into a lift…’
# camaraderie
Cam Newton had a tense pre-match reunion with former team-mate who criticised him
This is about as much bad blood as you’ll see in pre-season.
# Bad Dad Dancing
Phil Mickelson has arguably made one of the worst ads ever seen
# the mets suck
Even The Mets had to laugh a little after a humiliating record defeat last night
A 25-4 loss in Washington keeps the Mets firmly on course for a 90-loss season.
# The King
LeBron James reportedly spends $1.5 million per year to take care of his body — here's where it goes
That’s one expensive gym membership.
# LeBron
LeBron James opens a new public school for at-risk kids in his hometown of Akron, Ohio
By 2022, the I Promise School will house nearly 1,000 children.
# Plus ça change
Patrick Reed refused to shoot until a camera crew left his surroundings after someone jingled change
Tony McGregor isn’t the only one who hates coinage.
# Semper Fi
Here's the technique Navy SEALs use to swim for miles without getting tired
Let’s go to the beach, beach!
# phenomenon
Juventus reportedly sold over €50 million worth of Ronaldo jerseys in 24 hours - almost half his transfer fee
The Serie A club is still feeling the effects of acquiring one of the planet’s most famous athletes.
# LA story
The Lakers are in a catch-22 with LeBron James and Kawhi Leonard
Magic Johnson has some tough calls to make.
# bridges too far
The 76ers drafted a hometown player and it was the feel-good story of the NBA Draft — until he was traded minutes later
Sport is cruel sometimes.
# The Greatest
Donald Trump thinking 'very seriously' about pardoning Muhammad Ali
A lawyer for the late heavyweight champ says the pardon ‘would not be necessary’.
# NFL Protests
NFL player gives silent interview to media, holds up signs to support protests instead
Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins wants to refocus the debate on the issues.
# Follow Fitness
5 tips to help you mentally during the toughest parts of the Cork marathon this weekend
Relax and enjoy it.
# Tweetstorm
NBA exec linked to fake Twitter accounts that criticised his own player and leaked medical reports
Philadelphia 76ers president of basketball operations Bryan Colangelo was linked with up to five accounts.
Former NFL star in an 'altered, paranoid state' after being detained for throwing weights at a gym patron
Richie Incognito has had a colourful career.
# Goat
Roger Federer suggests Serena Williams could be the greatest tennis player of all-time
“She became one of the greatest, if not the greatest tennis player of all time.”
# Alleged Collusion
Multiple teams still view Colin Kaepernick as a starting NFL quarterback
The former 49ers quarterback’s collusion case against the NFL has uncovered evidence that refutes one of the biggest arguments used against him.
# This is Awkward
Raptors congratulate Dwane Casey for being a Coach-Of-The-Year finalist... days after they fired him
Former Toronto Raptors head coach Dwane Casey…
# Challenging
7 of the most extreme endurance challenges in the world
Whoever said ‘Impossible is nothing’ had clearly never heard of these races.
# like mike
ESPN and Netflix are making a 10-part documentary series on Michael Jordan
Clear out the Sky box.
# Baller
LeBron James' $6.5 million investment in Liverpool FC is already paying off big time
He’s not just a genius on the hardwood.
# Cobra Kai
A Karate Kid spin-off series featuring the original cast members just launched on YouTube
Wax on, wax off…
Redskins cheerleaders say they were forced to pose nude and serve as escorts for sponsors
A bombshell New York Times report detailed a 2013 trip to Costa Rica for a photo shoot.