Stories about Sport

Jun 02 2017

Mike Brown to coach Game 1 of NBA Finals

The two teams will now have two days off to digest this one before Game 2 on Sunday at 8 p.m. EDT here in Oakland. By night's end the Cavs turnover total was up to 20, ...

Jun 02 2017

Steph Curry says he's ready for NBA Finals redemption

However, there still lies the stigma of winning an National Basketball Association championship by hitching a ride with one of the best teams in the league or by orchestr...

Jun 02 2017

LeBron James Talks Vandalism, Racism: 'Being Black In America Is Tough'

James was happy his family was safe, but was noticeably somber as he tried to make sense of the senseless. "But it just goes to show that racism will always be a part of ...

Jun 02 2017

British & Irish Lions: Warren Gatland wants to silence New Zealand critics

The players in red are drawn from five different nations that are usually bitter sporting enemies: England, Wales, Scotland , Northern Ireland and the Republic of Irel...

Jun 02 2017

Usmanov warns Kroenke after Arsene Wenger contract announcement

Arsene Wenger needs a world-class striker, holding midfielder and a centre-half to improve his Arsenal squad in the summer transfer window, according to Matt Le Tissie...

Jun 02 2017

Panthers pick Lebron James, Cavs to win NBA Finals

It's just trying to control that. We've seen nothing close to that memorable individual performance in Game 6 of last year's Western Conference final when he looked unsto...

Jun 02 2017

Warriors' Green in quick foul trouble in Game 1

Way back in the day, NaVorro Bowman and Kevin Durant attended middle school together in Maryland at Drew Freeman Middle School. Rihanna, a LeBron James fan, didn't ...

Jun 02 2017

VVS hails government decision to not play bilateral series with Pak

Mashrafe also admitted that this England team were very exciting and favourites with eleven match-winners in the side. I don't see any particular challenge. "The main...

Jun 02 2017

India, Pakistan look to live up to fans expectations on June 4

Hosts England , who have shown radical transformation as a potent limited-overs side following the debacle in the 2015 ICC World Cup in Australia , will bear the "Dark ...

Jun 02 2017

What to watch for in the 2017 NBA Finals | Cavs vs Warriors

I think we all can agree these playoffs have been anything but spellbinding - but now, after weeks of lousy basketball , we finally get to see what we've been waiting fo...

Jun 02 2017

Juan Martin del Potro consoles injured foe, doing 'what my heart feels'

Murray faced Del Potro in two epic encounters previous year. Almagro then collapsed on his back, hands on head, sobbing audibly as del Potro did his best to consol...

Jun 02 2017

NBA Finals Preview: Series will impact legacies of LeBron, Durant

After long layoffs for both sides after the conference finals, the first few minutes of the opener of this Golden State-Cleveland series has been more about working thr...

Jun 02 2017

Players must gang up to weaken the Big Four - Wilander

All chasing a first Grand Slam title, second-seeded Karolina Pliskova , No. 3 Simona Halep and No. 5 Elina Svitolina headline women's play. "I'm very happy to come b...

Jun 02 2017

Steve Kerr doesn't return to bench for Game 1 of Finals

Game 1 is Thursday at Oracle Arena, where the Cavaliers won their first championship previous year by becoming the first team to rally from a 3-1 deficit in the finals...

Jun 02 2017

Mercedes no nearer to understanding poor Monaco showing

Vettel resumed ahead of his colleague and was able to control proceedings and take the chequered flag, opening up a 25-point lead over Hamilton in the drivers' champio...

Jun 02 2017

Champions Trophy: Joe Root hails England's 'great statement' win over Bangladesh

Ball struggled, conceding 82 from his 10 overs, though he was unlucky when Moeen Ali dropped Soumya Sarkar on 11. The 50th over was bowled by Plunkett and it went for...

Jun 02 2017

Kylian Mbappe Seeks Advice From Didier Deschamps Over Future

The 18-year old was on form during the whole 2016/17 campaign for Monaco as he helped them clinch the French League, something which has been dominated by PSG for the p...

Jun 02 2017

Cuomo: NY will abide by Paris accord regardless of Trump

Trump announced during a speech at the White House Rose Garden that he had chose to pull out of the landmark climate deal, in part because it would not reduce glob...

Jun 02 2017

In his non-reaction, Buster Posey was right

In a statement, the Major League Baseball said that the suspensions were scheduled to be effective Tuesday night, but both players planned to appeal. “Im obviously not ...

Jun 02 2017

Meet your NBA Western Conference Champions: Golden State Warriors

The Warriors offense is even scarier with the arrival of top five player Kevin Durant . "When it's all said and done, when all of our careers are over with, I'm sure ...