Stories about Sport

Apr 21 2017

Celtics' Thomas: Days since sister died hardest of my life

They hold a stunning 2-0 lead over the top-seeded Celtics as the series shifts to Chicago for Game 3 on Friday night. Boston is in danger of becoming just the sixth No. S...

Apr 21 2017

George insists comments were intended to motivate Pacers

After the first two playoff games, they haven't exactly done much to allay those concerns. Cleveland didn't practice on Tuesday, choosing the first of two days of...

Apr 21 2017

Murray loses to Ramos-Vinolas at Monte Carlo Masters

Ramos-Vinolas will face Marin Cilic in the quarter-finals on Friday after the Croatian's 6-2, 7-6 (7/0) win over Berdych. The Scot won the opening set at the Monte Car...

Apr 21 2017

Close call: Irving scores 37, Cavs hold on to beat Pacers

On April 17, a sore hamstring forced Smith out of Game 2 at Quicken Loans Arena in the second quarter. "I don't like sitting out", he said Wednesday. The Cleveland Cava...

Apr 21 2017

Giants' Posey struck in head by pitch, leaves game

First off, he was stellar on the mound, holding what has been a very good Diamondbacks offense to one run on three hits in eight innings. Left-hander Matt Moore soothe...

Apr 21 2017

Ronnie O'Sullivan accuses World Snooker board of bullying

Steve Davis has hailed Mark Selby as a snooker "animal" as the Betfred World Championship begins in Sheffield. Selby, whose patient play once earned him the derogat...

Apr 21 2017

Reid back but Carroll out as West Ham prepare for Everton visit

You never say never'. With Romelu Lukaku's excellent season garnering him a PFA Team of the Year nod, Everton look like they're in imperious form ahead of their visit t...

Apr 21 2017

Madrid duo, Monaco and Juve await ECL draw

Former Real head coach Schuster, who also represented Atletico in his playing days, has a feeling the two Madrid sides will be drawn to face each other in the semis. Real...

Apr 21 2017

I will be better next season - Guardiola warns City's Premier League rivals

In Wednesday's other matches, Tottenham came from behind in a 3-1 win at Swansea City to keep pace with Chelsea , while Arsenal dominated West Ham United 3-0 to vault ov...

Apr 21 2017

Tottenham close to ending trophy drought, says Alderweireld

Liverpool, and for many years it was undermined by the fact that Chelsea were far more bothered about Tottenham than Tottenham were about Chelsea . "With this team, ...

Apr 21 2017

New York Giants: 2017 Schedule Released

Despite beating the Cowboys twice in 2016 and having much more free agency success than their NFC East counterparts, OddsShark lists the Giants as 5.5-point underdogs...

Apr 20 2017

Barcelona, Dortmund clutching Champions League lifelines

Prior to the Juve draw, the last time they failed to win at home was in April 2014, when a 1-1 quarter-final draw against Atletico Madrid under Gerardo Martino saw them e...

Apr 20 2017

Green's all-around consistency boosts Warriors in Game 1

When Curry and Durant sit at the start of the second and fourth quarters, Green realizes he and the second unit must establish a defensive energy. We've played those guys...

Apr 20 2017

Blazers need more than just Lillard, McCollum vs Warriors

With the game tied at 88, Draymond Green sparked a defensive surge that catapulted Golden State on a 15-2 run. Golden State may want to play this one safe. Both teams w...

Apr 20 2017

'We are top for a reason,' says Chelsea defender Luiz

Liverpool (67 points), Manchester City (64 points) and Manchester United (60 points) are all neck-and-neck with 6th-placed Arsenal (57 points) not too far behind. The Tel...

Apr 20 2017

Rockets overcome Westbrook's 51, take 2-0 lead over Thunder

Wednesday night's game summed up the Thunder this season, and why they are outclassed in this series against the - Russell Westbrook had the first 50-point triple-doubl...

Apr 20 2017

Wade, Bulls Host NBA-Worst Brooklyn Needing Win To Reach Playoffs

The Heat (41-41) have been left out of the postseason party, partly thanks to the Hawks (43-39) and Nets (20-62) going less than all out in their respective visits to in ...

Apr 20 2017

Memphis coach Fizdale blasts 'unprofessional' officiating

Leonard shot a ideal 19-19 from the free throw line compared to the Grizzlies who shot just 15 free throws overall as a team the entire game. The Grizzlies took 15 free t...

Apr 20 2017

Monaco offers Dortmund a gift as a show of solidarity

The Champions League match between Monaco and Borussia Dortmund will be broadcast on FS2. The German worldwide found the top right-hand corner on the spin to give ...

Apr 20 2017

Oilers look to make it 3 straight over Sharks

San Jose isn't exactly a hockey hotbed. The Sharks set three notable franchise playoff records in the win: the seven-goal margin of victory was their largest ever, thei...