Stories about Sport

Jun 02 2017

Horschel beats Day in play-off

The 23-year-old Spieth also missed the cut last week in The Players Championship. "I was never a fan of this course but now I am and I won and I don't want to leave"....

Jun 02 2017

A look at the National Basketball Association finals: King James or the Golden Boy?

Later tonight, the battle truly begins as the Cleveland Cavaliers visit the Golden State Warriors in Game 1 of the 2017 NBA Finals . This year, the Warriors won'...

Jun 02 2017

Player guide for Champions League holder Real Madrid

Real Madrid will attempt to become the first team since AC Milan (1989, 1990) to win back-to-back European Cup/Champions League trophies. Pjaca is the only player unav...

Jun 02 2017

Kevin Durant says he doesn't remember Rihanna staredown

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James walks on the floor during the first half of Game 1 of basketball's NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors in Oakla...

Jun 02 2017

PK Subban: Predators will beat Penguins in Game 3

Pittsburgh vowed to put more pressure on Rinne than it managed in their 5-3 victory in Game 1 , a win they managed despite going 37 minutes without throwing a single pu...

Jun 02 2017

Durant leads Warriors charge crushing Cavaliers in Finals opener

The teams will play again in Oakland on Monday. Curry had a game-high 10 assists, and Durant accumulated eight rebounds and eight assists. The Warriors are already ...

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...