Stories about Sport

Jun 02 2017

England to bowl first in Trophy opener

With Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja, Kohli has the most accomplished spin bowling pair in world cricket . The Men in Blue were at their menacing best in all t...

Jun 02 2017

Predators look to close out Ducks on home ice

Subban said of the team's depth. "I think that the travel, when you can limit it, it always can work to an advantage", coach Peter Laviolette said Monday morning. The...

Jun 02 2017

Penguins beat Predators 4-1 to lead Stanley Cup Final 2-0

Early on, it didn't seem to affect their fore-checking, which was generally consistent and created a lot of down-low pressure on Murray. Then, just over three minutes l...

Jun 02 2017

Cavs the champs but Warriors the favorites in NBA Finals

For Warriors forward David West, it was the 1989 NBA Finals , the Lakers falling to the Bad Boy Pistons when Magic Johnson came up limp with a hamstring injury. Both...

Jun 02 2017

Eagles, first-round pick Derek Barnett agree on 4-year deal

The Eagles signed their other seven draft picks before rookie minicamp last month, but Barnett said several weeks ago he didn't expect contract negotiations to linger. ...

Jun 02 2017

Finals pick up where they left off

Perhaps most noteworthy, it gives Durant the chance at a first championship and validation for his decision to leave the Thunder and join the league's latest super te...

Jun 02 2017

After one last rout, champion Cavaliers give Celtics credit

Eastern). Deron Williams , who had been quiet for most of the series , also got in on the act with a series-best 14 points for Cleveland . Though it's a long sho...

Jun 02 2017

Tearful Almagro retires from French Open second round

Murray toiled against the talented, inconsistent Martin Klizan, prevailing 6-7 (3-7) 6-2 6-2 7-6 (7-3) - rallying from a 5-2 deficit in the fourth set. Unseeded 21-year-o...

Jun 02 2017

Wenger signs new two-year Arsenal contract

Boss Wenger has penned a contract extension at the Emirates until 2019 to end months of speculation over his future. "He's been a great servant to Arsenal and great...

Jun 02 2017

Cricket England's Roy gets Morgan backing before Champions Trophy

The 25-year-old, who was described by his captain as "like having two players" when fully fit, bowled in the middle on Wednesday and reported no ill effects. What to expe...

Jun 02 2017

Arsene Wenger to extend stay at Arsenal by two years

Arsenal are planning to make an official announcement confirming Wenger's new deal on Wednesday. And Wright says it will now be a "disaster" if Wenger opts to step awa...

Jun 02 2017

Steph Curry On 'Good Morning America': 'I Miss My Anonymity'

Kerr's return certainly would excite the Warriors , but his absence hasn't affected their play. Not that anyone expected any different. Golden State has won all 12 o...

Jun 02 2017

Sharma, Bumrah lift Mumbai into Final

Mumbai Indians will now meet Rising Pune Supergiant at the final on Sunday. We don't have a good history with that team. As far as both team's performance is concerned...

Jun 02 2017

Warburton to lead Lions in NZ tour opener

Ireland flyhalf Johnny Sexton will also bring a wealth of experience as the Lions face a Barbarians team widely regarded as their weakest opponent on the 10-match to...

Jun 02 2017

Sampaoli keen to build around 'very excited' Messi

Prior to taking the reins at Sevilla, Sampaoli was a great success as the head coach of Chile's national team, guiding the country to a Copa America title in 2015, be...

Jun 02 2017

Nishikori beats Kokkinakis at French Open

The fourth-seeded Muguruza was made to work hard for more than two hours on the Philippe Chatrier show court before rallying past 53rd-ranked Anett Kontaveit 6-7 (4), 6...

Jun 02 2017

NBA Finals pick up where they left off

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James holds a ball during an NBA basketball practice, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. "No matter the Browns, the Indians, the...

Jun 02 2017

Will Ashley Fletcher be leaving West Ham this summer?

Of course, West Ham have also already signed Pablo Zabaleta on a free transfer deal and after signing a number of players from across Europe in the last campaign it looks...

Jun 02 2017

Denver Post cuts ties with sports writer over Indy 500 tweet

I won two times there, I won two World Championships. He was ultimately classified 24th. There's always a celebrity component to the Indy 500 , but this year got par...

Jun 02 2017

Arsene Wenger agrees two-year extension with Arsenal

Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla, who is now out with an ankle injury and expected to miss the start of next season, said Wenger had worked "miracles" at the club. It is...