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Can rugby crack the United States?

Over the weekend the first ever Premiership match was played on foreign soil, with Saracens beating London Irish in New Jersey. Simon Rice was there to witness this significant development for the game and assess whether rugby can make a mark in the land of opportunity 

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Cardinals and Panthers lie in wait as play-off party begins

The NFL post-season starts today with momentum invaluable for those aiming for Super Bowl 50. But the shadow of the two best teams, Arizona and Carolina, looms large. Rupert Cornwell reports from Washington on the state of a nation

Five things we learnt from week 16 in the NFL

The 2015 NFL season is nearing its conclusion and playoff spots are continuing to be snatched up. Zander Swinburne examines who made a blunder with the coin toss, who is no longer undefeated and which team can still take the NFC North