Stories about Sport

Jun 02 2017

Here's a do-and-don't list to mascots, from a former mascot

After taking two of three from the AL East-leading New York Yankees, the Orioles opened a four-game series against another division rival with a feel-good victory. Injuri...

Jun 02 2017

LeBron James reaches uncharted territory in Game 1 of NBA Finals

So little time remains before the opening tip of Act III of the Warriors-Cavaliers athletic armageddon known as the NBA Finals . If there's one way James can be compar...

Jun 02 2017

Cavaliers: 2017 NBA Finals Game 1 Preview

And if he feels confident going into a series against an overpowering Warriors team filled with four All-Stars, then the rest of Cleveland should, too . But if ailing ...

Jun 02 2017

Thursday at the Indy 500: Fernando Alonso, Media Day, Vegas picks

It was opening day at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Fernando Alonso chose a skateboard as his means of transportation through the paddock. "Could have been us, co...

Jun 02 2017

Kyrie Irving Says Warriors Offense Can't Be Simulated, Cavaliers Must Have Pride

Golden State's Stephen Curry and Draymond Green get a chance to avenge the Warriors' collapse a year ago, when they blew a 3-1 series lead following a record-breaki...

Jun 02 2017

NBA Finals Game 1: Warriors lead 60-52 at the half

I predict the Warriors will win it all in another unforgettable seven-game series.Last year, Klay Thompson averaged 24.4 points in the playoffs while shooting 44 perce...

Jun 02 2017

Kevin Durant goes off as Warriors whip LeBron and Cavaliers

LeBron joined three years later via free agency before the Cavs front office swung a trade for Kevin Love . Durant had six dunks in the first half alone to match his mo...

Jun 02 2017

Warriors roll past Cavaliers in game 1

The Cavs certainly don't have time for any of this nonsense as they admire their 2016 championship rings. Oddsmakers list him as the favorite for most points and assi...

Jun 02 2017

Numbers to know for Champions League final

The overriding feeling in the Spanish media, however, is that Spain midfielder Isco , who has thrived in Bale's absence, scoring five goals and notching three assis...

Jun 02 2017

ICC Champions Trophy 2017 points table and groups

Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah are expected to be highest wicket takers for the team. "You will see us playing to the best of our capabilities". That leaves Aust...

Jun 02 2017

Jason Roy's England place is safe for entire Champions Trophy - Eoin Morgan

But his run out sparked a slump that saw the Blackcaps dismissed for 291 after losing their last seven wickets for 37 runs in 35 balls. Although Australia have won ni...

Jun 02 2017

Battle of pacers expected as Australia face New Zealand

Roy managed scores of one, eight and four in recent one-day worldwide series against South Africa but Morgan ruled out tinkering with the opening partnership. Smith is ...

Jun 02 2017

Woakes ruled out of Champions Trophy with side strain

While the details of Woakes' injury are not yet known, a typical recovery for a side strain can take between four and six weeks. Their twin exits in the 45th over broug...

Jun 02 2017

Root fires England to easy win over Bangladesh

It s worldwide cricket and you have to be 100 percent fit. The way they are playing, if you look at the last two years, their performance, they win nearly everything....

Jun 02 2017

Goffin retires from match at French Open

Goffin went down hard and held his ankle, immediately in obvious pain. 10 seed, ?caught his foot under the tarp that was folded up at the back of the court while chasing ...

Jun 02 2017

American Motorcycle Racer Nicky Hayden Dies

He was taken to a local hospital with chest and head trauma, and was then transferred to the Bufalini Hospital in Cesena. As noted by BBC Sport , Hayden was said to ha...

Jun 02 2017

Djokovic, Muguzura, Nadal in action at French Open

Having overcome Robin Haase in round two , Nadal faces Nikoloz Basilashvili for a place in the second week in the French capital and former British number one Henma...

Jun 02 2017

Nainggolan: I think Conte is angry with me

I rejected Chelsea a year ago. "At least I think he is, I don't know". "I keep saying the same thing: I get attached to the clubs where I am and, if you gain a certain ...

Jun 02 2017

Enable sees off Rhododendron to claim thrilling Oaks success at Epsom

It was a dramatic and brilliantly executed victory from Dettori , who hasn't won an Oaks since 2002. "When I saw Ryan [Moore] not moving I thought I was in trouble", ...

Jun 02 2017

[Exclusive] Desailly tips Juventus to beat Madrid to Champions League glory

As Zinedine Zidane hopes to become first manager to win back-to-back Champions League titles in the post-1992 Champions League era on Saturday, he needs to be vary ...