Stories about Sport

Jun 14 2017

Jeff Sessions Testifies Before Senate Intelligence Committee

Sessions , a close Trump adviser during the battle for the presidency, said in his opening statement that it was a "detestable and appalling lie" to suggest he was awar...

Jun 13 2017

Kevin Durant Picked Warriors For New Experience As Much As Title

Four-time NBA MVP LeBron James said keeping Curry from a breakout game is imperative for the Cavs to have any chance at making the first comeback from a 3-0 deficit i...

Jun 13 2017

PSG Sporting Director Meets Chelsea And Barcelona Target's Agent In Milan

Earlier this week, agent Donato Di Campli confirmed that his client is pondering his future after Paris Saint-Germain failed to improve in recent years. L'Equipe expect t...

Jun 12 2017

Cavs end Warriors perfect postseason run in Game 4

No team has ever recovered from a 3-0 deficit to win an NBA playoff series in 126 attempts, although no club had rallied from 3-1 down in the NBA Finals until the Ca...

Jun 12 2017

Charges dropped for Preds fan who threw catfish on ice in Pittsburgh

The first, a ricochet off Nashville defenseman Mattias Ekholm , gave the Penguins a 3-0 lead with 17 seconds left in the first period. Malkin and Subban even ended up fi...

Jun 12 2017

Green stays in Game 4 after technical foul fiasco

Green said he didn't understand the calls. What happened on Friday is best described as shady, just like Dikembe Mutombo prematurely congratulating the 76ers on the fir...

Jun 12 2017

Draymond Green, Steve Kerr Technical Foul Mixup Clarified by Game 4 Officials

Green, the Warriors' All-Star forward, was charged with a technical foul with 6:18 left in the third quarter for arguing with officials after being called for his third...

Jun 11 2017

ICC Champions Trophy 2017

India return to the scene that brought them their second Champions Trophy title and cricketing great V.V.S. Laxman believes this side has what it takes to emulate the ...

Jun 11 2017

History-maker Jelena Ostapenko to meet Simona Halep in women's final

On the other hand, unseeded Ostapenko became the first Latvian to reach a Grand Slam final after registering a 7-6 (7/4), 3-6, 6-3 win over Timea Bacsinszky of Switze...

Jun 11 2017

Yankees score 6 in 1st inning, beat O's 16-3

Tillman actually retired the first two Yankees to face him, and almost had his first 1-2-3 first inning this season. On the other side, well, the offense was reactive...

Jun 11 2017

Bolt treasured by Jamaicans not only for his speed

On Saturday Bolt was determined to put on a spectacle as he won the 100 metre "Salute to a Legend" race in front of a raucous crowd of 30,000 on the same track where he l...

Jun 11 2017

LeBron James destroys Kevin Durant with transition slam

The Cavs went the last three minutes and change in Game 3 without a bucket. Shumpert, who expended so much energy on defense in Game 2 that he needed a postgame IV, acc...

Jun 11 2017

Mark Hunt stops Derrick Lewis in fourth round; Derek Brunson rebounds

Later in the press conference, Hunt, who picked up the US$50,000 ($69,000) Fight of the Night bonus, said he wanted to continue to test himself against the elite of the d...

Jun 10 2017

Cavs' Best Effort Not Good Enough To Beat The Warriors

For the Warriors , a win will make them the first National Basketball Association team to get through the playoffs with four series sweeps, 16-0. If they can win game ...

Jun 10 2017

French Open semis predictions: Rafa will roll, but no guarantees for Murray

But she failed to put away Halep and the 2014 Roland Garros runner-up powered through the decider in just 20 minutes to complete a remarkable 3-6, 7-6 (8/6), 6-0 victory....

Jun 10 2017

Novak Djokovic loses to Dominic Thiem at French Open

Yet to drop a set this year, Nadal will next face either Djokovic or Dominic Thiem in what is touted as the "real final", even though Stan Wawrinka , Andy Murray , M...

Jun 10 2017

Champions Trophy 2017: Rain washes out Australia-Bangladesh tie

Steve Smith's aim now, with rain forecast, will be to ensure his side are ahead on DLS after 20 overs - the minimum required for a match . While the Aussies would hav...

Jun 09 2017

Cavs not making any lineup changes for Game 3 of the Finals

But just as quickly as Smith made his "Cavs in 7" prediction, the tweet got deleted. "Ty Lue is the biggest hurdle in the way of LeBron's greatness and his legacy, not ...

Jun 09 2017

Liverpool challenge Manchester United for £52 million attacker

Regardless of whether or not Liverpool's interest in James Rodriguez is of substance or not, the Reds don't need a player in the Colombian's mould anyway. However, Sp...

Jun 08 2017

Conor McGregor up 61 places in Forbes highest-paid list

That puts him in good company alongside names like world record shattering sprinter Usain Bolt ($34.2 million) and Chicago Bulls player Derrick Rose ($34.3 million). Swis...