Stories about Sport

Jun 02 2017

England's Woakes out of Champions Trophy

England was on the receiving end of the previous highest chase in trophy history, a loss in 2013 to Sri Lanka, which made 297-3. This wasn't the first time that a ...

Jun 02 2017

Here's hoping LeBron James makes Cavs-Warriors III more interesting

But the Cavaliers came back from a 3-1 deficit past year, winning the title in seven games. No player in this series holds more pressure on his shoulders than Ke...

Jun 02 2017

Murray positive about Del Potro clash after tough Klizan test

Klizan veered from appearing to be on his last legs one minute to sprinting full pelt the next, producing some fine shots when he most needed them and torturing Murray ...

Jun 02 2017

IndyCar driver Scott Dixon, retired racer Dario Franchitti robbed at Taco Bell

With qualifying decided by the average speed over four laps, that cost Alonso not just on lap one, but also lap two. Dixon declined to comment on Monday (Tuesday NZ t...

Jun 02 2017

Djokovic and Nadal win first up at Roland Garros

The American also had a surprise visitor, with Djokovic's former coach Boris Becker popping out to shake the hand of his successor. If Djokovic continues to progress, h...

Jun 02 2017

NBA Finals Game 1 open thread

Durant is thriving in the collegial atmosphere provided by the Warriors . But the Cavaliers came back from a 3-1 deficit a year ago, winning the title in seven games. ...

Jun 02 2017

Turnovers doom Cavs in 113-91 Game 1 loss

Golden State had 11 first-half dunks in all, the most of any team in any Finals half in 20 years. Durant joined Michael Jordan , Shaquille O'Neal and Rick Barry in sco...

Jun 02 2017

Tiger Woods appears confused in police dashcam footage

In the dashcam video that police released, the athlete is not seen immediately but is heard telling officers off-camera that he did not know where he was. His speech wa...

Jun 02 2017

AC Milan offer Donnarumma huge contract extension, here's the response of Raiola

Donnarumma's parents have implored their son to stay at Milan and continue his development with them rather than potentially end up sitting on the substitutes' bench else...

Jun 02 2017

Raiders take out newspaper ad supporting Warriors, Draymond Green

Rihanna was joined by the likes of Kevin Hart and Jay-Z among the celebrities who turned out for game one. Cleveland got the isolations they wanted at times , only to...

Jun 02 2017

The Cavs bench let them down in Game 1

LeBron lead the Cavs with 13 in the quarter with Irvign adding nine. Warriors starting center Zaza Pachulia returned after missing the final two games at San Antonio...

Jun 02 2017

Woakes injury a concern for England, says Morgan

In the context of the tournament, that sort of game is much more beneficial to England than if they rolled Bangladesh for 120 then chased them down in 20 overs. Lia...

Jun 02 2017

How to watch Game 1 of Cavs-Warriors

If the Cavs figured the Warriors out in last year's Finals, they had no answer for the new look version on Thursday night. Durant replaces Harrison Barnes , whose of...

Jun 02 2017

Kohli and compatriots attend ICC Champions Trophy 2017 opening dinner

Group A comprises New Zealand , Australia , England and Bangladesh . "It's just we couldn't finish well, that's it". First, a 159-run partnership with Alex Hales a...

Jun 02 2017

Warriors roll in Game 1 win vs Cavs

Led by Kevin Durant (38 points, eight rebounds, eight assists) and Stephen Curry (28 points, 10 assists), the Golden State Warriors trounced the Cleveland Cavalier...

Jun 02 2017

Durant, Warriors roll past Cavaliers in opener

Their current 13-game win streak is tied for the longest in National Basketball Association postseason history. And the Cavaliers won 13 straight - starting with the last...

Jun 02 2017

Kevin Durant downplays apparent 'stare down' with Rihanna

Oddsmakers have the Warriors favored to dethrone Cleveland as the Cavaliers did to them a year ago, but the snub gives the Cavs something else to prove. The Warriors are ...

Jun 02 2017

From Hockey 101, Preds bring Stanley Cup Final to Music City

Perhaps the best part of the entire saga, however, is that Waddell got support from local radio for his idea. Since making the Stanley Cup Finals the Predators have r...

Jun 02 2017

Winger confirms he will be joining Leeds United

The 23-year-old Sacko moved to the Yorkshire club on a season long loan deal ahead of the 2016-17 season and scored two goals and contributed three assists to help the cl...

Jun 02 2017

Durant buries Cavs in opener

However, Lue was singing a different tune Thursday after Durant scored 38 points to lead the Warriors to a 113-91 victory in the championship opener . Said Durant, "That...