Stories about Sport

Jun 02 2017

Renewed champion Aldo takes on contender Holloway at UFC 212

I know Belfort said this was his final fight, but he's also recanted that recently, so who knows what his future holds. Holloway's guile extends even beyond that. ThatW...

Jun 02 2017

Champions League final talking points

Juventus won the last of its two titles in 1996, while Madrid has won five since then to increase its record to 11 in the competition. It's the ninth Champions Leag...

Jun 02 2017

Alexander Zverev Stuns Novak Djokovic to Win Italian Open

Zverev himself broke in the very first game against an opponent who appeared drained after having to win two matches on Saturday to reach the final. He never came close...

Jun 02 2017

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo finds best form at right time

Ronaldo , however, is unlikely to find much freedom against Juventus , a team with one of the best defenses in soccer. "If he asked my opinion, I would tell him to sta...

Jun 02 2017

Cristiano Ronaldo urges James Rodriguez to fight on at Real Madrid

However, he says he has not considered any specific preparation for Saturday's match in Cardiff, when he will attempt to find a way past the imperious Juventus defence an...

Jun 02 2017

Wenger admits talk on future played part in missing Champions League

Liverpool Attacker Philippe Coutinho says he would like to stay at Liverpool and try to become a club legend rather than move to Barcelona, Real Madrid and Bayern ...

Jun 02 2017

Azhar Ali views clash with India as 'just another game'

Chris Woakes ' participation in the remainder of England's Champions Trophy campaign could be in doubt, after he picked up a side strain during the tournament opene...

Jun 02 2017

Golden State Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers 113-91 in NBA Finals opener

Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant smiles during an NBA basketball practice, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. The SEC's two former NBA coaches appreci...

Jun 02 2017

State's Snyder criticized for refusing transfer request

The list, Sutton said, included programs at lower classifications and no Big 12 schools or future K-State opponents. It seemed Snyder is against the "free agent" aspe...

Jun 02 2017

Joe Root hits unbeaten ton as England thrash Bangladesh in Champions Trophy

Pakistan , who upset the odds to draw a Test series in England past year, have already been in Birmingham for two weeks in preparation for their bid to win the Champ...

Jun 02 2017

Muguruza advances to 4th round at French Open

I figured he was going to take on a powerful name but I do not know what relationship they're going to have. Just, you know, one of these things where you feel, you know....

Jun 02 2017

Warriors humble Cavaliers then warn best yet to come

Durant also did a good job defensively in his 1-on-1 matchups with James, who still managed 28 points, 15 rebounds and eight assists but also turned the ball over eight ...

Jun 02 2017

Root hits a century as England beat Bangladesh

However, from then on in it was plain sailing for the hosts as partnerships of 159 between Alex Hales and Joe Root and then 143 between Root and captain Eoin Morgan ...

Jun 02 2017

LeBron: Durant the difference between Cavs and Warriors

Forget about the action on the court during Thursday night's opening game of the NBA Finals, did you catch what Rihanna was up to? This marks the first time in National...

Jun 02 2017

Root gives England winning start to Champions Trophy

So, how should the Pakistan team approach the match against India? "We've seen that probably in the clashes that we've had in recent times in the series in very d...

Jun 02 2017

I've Got To Change Antonio Conte's Decisions, Chelsea Star Admits

We did too, but it's Ozil and Arsenal who get the last laugh... Fabregas was given the nod to come on just after the hour mark, replacing Nemanja Matic , but could n...

Jun 02 2017

Edith Fuller, 6, is National Spelling Bee's youngest-ever competitor

In the montage, Tejas relayed his experiences from national spelling bees past. The 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee competition will be held from May 30, 2017 throug...

Jun 02 2017

Tamim hits century against England

Eoin Morgan's side successfully chased down 306 to win the opening game of the tournament but did so at a cost. Losing Woakes would be a worrying start to the tourna...

Jun 02 2017

Wrong number text leads couple to free Stanley Cup tickets

Wilson was credited with his third of the playoffs just over 3 minutes later when a centering pass caromed off Nashville's Vernon Fiddler and by Rinne. Nashville, which ...

Jun 02 2017

Juventus Midfielder Sami Khedira Admits to Feeling Undervalued by Real Madrid Fans

However, since then he has had to endure long days in the gym and on the treatment table, even admitting to taking pain killers to get through matches after initially mak...