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From The42 'I just screamed. I couldn't cope. It was a build-up of four years': Megan Connolly on a remarkable US triumph Florida Key

'I just screamed. I couldn't cope. It was a build-up of four years': Megan Connolly on a remarkable US triumph

The Republic of Ireland international discusses an incredible finale to her time in Florida and starting the next chapter.

From The42 LeBron slams the NCAA and calls for a stronger minor league for young basketball players DUNK

LeBron slams the NCAA and calls for a stronger minor league for young basketball players

LeBron called the NCAA “corrupt” in light of a scandal set to hit college sports in America.

'Beautiful hotels, steak dinners - college athletes are treated better than a lot of pros'

Cork’s Jordan Blount has come a long way from the Parochial Hall and Neptune Stadium.

From The42 'I feel like I've lived a couple of different lives': Dubliner John Carroll on his hoop dreams Never Lose Hart

'I feel like I've lived a couple of different lives': Dubliner John Carroll on his hoop dreams

Plying his trade with the University of Hartford since 2014, the 22-year-old is enjoying a fine season.

From The42 'I shed a little tear but I just wanted to go to America. I just wanted something different' Penn Pal

'I shed a little tear but I just wanted to go to America. I just wanted something different'

Aaron Molloy’s reputation as a top college prospect in the US is increasing with every game he plays and every goal he scores.

From The42 Clemson stun Alabama with last-second touchdown to win national championship game Clutch This post contains videos

Clemson stun Alabama with last-second touchdown to win national championship game

It’s a first college football national title in 25 years for the Tigers.

From The42 Lamar Jackson becomes the youngest ever player to win the Heisman Trophy Winner

Lamar Jackson becomes the youngest ever player to win the Heisman Trophy

Jackson made an emotional speech after collecting the coveted award.

From The42 Meet the Limerick man whose invention is reducing concussions in American Football The Shadowman

Meet the Limerick man whose invention is reducing concussions in American Football

JP Hartigan’s product is being used by more than 50 NCAA Division 1 schools.

From The42 Just what is March Madness and why is everyone talking about it? Hoop Dreams

Just what is March Madness and why is everyone talking about it?

It’s an American obsession.

From The42 One Limerick girl has been tearing up American college field hockey for the last two years Irish Abroad

One Limerick girl has been tearing up American college field hockey for the last two years

Roisin Upton has won two NCAA field hockey championships with the University of Connecticut.

From The42 Double plane crash survivor Austin Hatch scores his first college basketball point Take Your Point This post contains videos

Double plane crash survivor Austin Hatch scores his first college basketball point

Hatch’s story is a remarkable one.

From The42 KitKats and leprechauns: Memories of the 1996 Croke Park American football game Croke Park Classic

KitKats and leprechauns: Memories of the 1996 Croke Park American football game

Saturday’s game won’t be the first time Croke Pak has hosted an American football game.

From The42 College football player Shaw injures himself 'while saving drowning nephew' Safe Hands

College football player Shaw injures himself 'while saving drowning nephew'

However, doubts have been cast over Josh Shaw’s story.

From The42 Croke Park boss says no NFL game in Ireland on the horizon NFL

Croke Park boss says no NFL game in Ireland on the horizon

The NFL are content to just use London as their overseas base

From The42 US college sport governing body agrees $75 million settlement in concussion suit Head Games

US college sport governing body agrees $75 million settlement in concussion suit

The NCAA will provide €52.1 million for concussion testing and to diagnose current and former athletes.

Father and son pull off epic Jumbotron dance display

This pair really know how to bust a move.

From The42 US-based Irish basketball star's dream scuppered Misfortune

US-based Irish basketball star's dream scuppered

Travis Black has been disqualified from competing in the sport by the NCAA.

From The42 Johnny Football banned for half a game, book closed on autograph controversy End Of The Affair

Johnny Football banned for half a game, book closed on autograph controversy

Manziel was accused of selling his signature by college officials.

From The42 Who wouldn't want their house to smell like their favourite sports team? Smells Fishy

Who wouldn't want their house to smell like their favourite sports team?

Because, apparently, some people really do.

From The42 Remember Alabama's $9m football building? Here's how Oregon just spent $68m on theirs Cribs This post contains images

Remember Alabama's $9m football building? Here's how Oregon just spent $68m on theirs

It has 64 televisions in the lobby alone!

From The42 WATCH: College basketball coach fined, sacked after abusive methods exposed NCAA This post contains videos

WATCH: College basketball coach fined, sacked after abusive methods exposed

Mike Rice has already been suspended for three games after Rutgers viewed the footage.

From The42 Kevin Ware suffers horrific leg injury in Louisville-Duke game, players brought to tears Pain This post contains videos

Kevin Ware suffers horrific leg injury in Louisville-Duke game, players brought to tears

The player landed awkwardly after jumping.

From The42 VIDEO: Player loses tooth, coach totally grossed out Eewwww! This post contains videos

VIDEO: Player loses tooth, coach totally grossed out

Come on, coach. Take this bloody tooth like a man.

From The42 Manti Te'o is not having a good day at the NFL combine NFL Combine

Manti Te'o is not having a good day at the NFL combine

This is the week that can make or break NFL wannabes.

From The42 Penn State 'very interested' in playing college football game in Ireland College Football

Penn State 'very interested' in playing college football game in Ireland

Penn State is eyeing a possible trip to Ireland while they continue to serve sanctions following the Sandusky sex abuse scandal.

From The42 BOOM: Jadeveon Clowney delivers the biggest hit of the college football season Pow! This post contains videos
From The42 VIDEO: Fan syncs Christmas lights to commentary of college basketball upset All Of The Lights This post contains videos

VIDEO: Fan syncs Christmas lights to commentary of college basketball upset

Take a bow, unidentified fan. Take a bow.

From The42 Former Penn State coach Sandusky to be sentenced next month in sex abuse case Penn State

Former Penn State coach Sandusky to be sentenced next month in sex abuse case

The former assistant coach at the high-profile college, was convicted in June of 45 counts of sex abuse involving 10 boys.

Pep rallies and parades as Dublin gets set for the Emerald Isle Classic

With three days of festivities planned around Saturday’s Aviva Stadium showdown, we take a look at what’s on and where.

From The42 Penn State fined $60m, hit with bowl and scholarship penalties for Sandusky scandal Penn State Scandal

Penn State fined $60m, hit with bowl and scholarship penalties for Sandusky scandal

The NCAA handed down the unprecedented penalties following an investigation into the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal.

From The42 Reaching the Summitt: Legendary coach retires after 38 seasons Stepping Down

Reaching the Summitt: Legendary coach retires after 38 seasons

Pat Summitt, the woman who won more games than anyone else in NCAA college basketball history, is finally stepping down.

From The42 We have kickoff: Notre Dame-Navy start confirmed Early Bird

We have kickoff: Notre Dame-Navy start confirmed

There’ll be some red eyes for American viewers as the Emerald Isle Classic is set for 2pm (local time).

From The42 Controversial Petrino sacked by Arkansas You're Fired

Controversial Petrino sacked by Arkansas

Just days after a motorcycle accident left him in a neckbrace, the former Falcons coach finds himself out of a job.

From The42 WATCH: Former college QB sets paper airplane record Long Haul This post contains videos

WATCH: Former college QB sets paper airplane record

Good design + awesome propulsion = aviation history.

From The42 Oregon Ducks get crazy 'stormtrooper' uniforms for the Rose Bowl Clobber This post contains images

Oregon Ducks get crazy 'stormtrooper' uniforms for the Rose Bowl

Wings sold separately (we think).

From The42 Prostitutes, cash, and bonuses for hurting opposing players: The insane details of the Miami football scandal Scandal
From The42 The Sports Pages: some of the week's best sports writing Drama

The Sports Pages: some of the week's best sports writing

Join us for a look back at the sports writing that caught our eye this week. Corruption, lives lost and children saved: this round-up has all the makings of a Hollywood thriller.

From The42 College football fan who poisoned rival's trees beaten unconscious WTF?

College football fan who poisoned rival's trees beaten unconscious

Those American football fans sure know how to engage in a bit of friendly banter, eh?

From The42 In the swing: Manassero's meteoric rise a particularly European phenomenon Caddy Shack

In the swing: Manassero's meteoric rise a particularly European phenomenon

Neil Cullen takes a look at the different development options open to golf’s rising stars.

From The42 Meet the man who ruined baseball Empire State

Meet the man who ruined baseball

John Riordan, in New York, watches another seedy chapter of American sports history unfold.

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