Stories about Sport

Jun 03 2017

The Nashville Predators Success All Hinges on the Play of Pekka Rinne

Guentzel, who is a rookie, has scored in each of the first two games of the Stanley Cup Final . Pittsburgh vowed to put more pressure on Rinne than it managed in the...

Jun 03 2017

Chris Woakes injury scare for England in Champions Trophy

England's stunning slump against South Africa featured Roy's fourth single-figure score in his last five innings. Jonny Bairstow emerged as a feasible replacement th...

Jun 03 2017

Alexis Sanchez has 'right character' for Jose Mourinho's Manchester United - Bryan Robson

When you put that all in the one package, he's the type we would like here. That failure sealed Louis van Gaal 's fate as manager and he was replaced by Jose Mourinho...

Jun 03 2017

England suffer early injury blow

England can still call up a replacement, with Middlesex pair Steven Finn or Toby Roland-Jones among the contenders. Meanwhile, Bangladesh took a while to get going b...

Jun 03 2017

NBA Finals 2017: Everything LeBron James said after the Game 1 loss

Cleveland answered with an 8-2 run, with LeBron James scoring five of those to help get the Cavaliers back within 15. Before Game 1, none other than the Golden State'...

Jun 03 2017

Warriors' Kevin Durant Wanted To Marry Rihanna When He Was Younger

He made the shot and stared in her direction as if to say, "Got something to say now?" Or else a lot more dunks are coming. Curry converted 41.1 percent of his 3-point ...

Jun 03 2017

England's Chris Woakes ruled out of Champions Trophy

In between, Rubel tried short pitch balls & tried to create pressure on England but Root & Hales played intelligently and made things hard for Bangladesh . The middle ...

Jun 03 2017

Champions League final: Allegri reveals Juventus' game plan against Real Madrid

Alves, meanwhile, played down the prospect of becoming the first player in history to win three European Trebles. Real Madrid and Juventus will meet in the Champio...

Jun 03 2017

LeBron James: My turnovers and Kevin Durant the reasons for loss

In the process, Stephen Curry & Co. became the first team to take a 12-0 playoff record into the finals. Kevin Durant backed McGee at the time in February, callin...

Jun 03 2017

ESPN's Sarah Spain Breaks Down Game 1 of the NBA Finals

It is what it is. "We've still got a long way to go to win this series". "But that's what stands out". James, who called Golden State both a "juggernaut" and a ...

Jun 03 2017

Hosts England beat Bangladesh in curtain raiser

The England and Wales Cricket Board , in a press release confirmed that Woakes had sustained a left side strain in the ICC Champions Trophy match against Bangladesh...

Jun 03 2017

Rafael Nadal storms into 3rd round; eyes 10th French Open title

Spain's Rafael Nadal cruised into the fourth round of the French Open with a sensational victory over Nikoloz Basilashvili of Georgia at Roland Garros today. "I hav...

Jun 03 2017

The View from Pluto: Cavs Uphold a Game One Playoff Tradition, Losing

Cleveland might be thinking the same thing a day after that startling Game 1 defeat that featured 20 turnovers and Durant driving to the basket at will with nobody even...

Jun 03 2017

This Time, Trump Is Right About Trade

Merkel announced it was time for Europeans "to take our fates in our own hands". Five letters grabbed the headlines over and over again in Germany this week: T-R-U-...

Jun 03 2017

Juventus great Buffon still driven by fear

He also has special mentions for the wing backs, Alex Sandro and Dani Alves by telling them to be alert and bomb backwards and forwards. Football is not just a business, ...

Jun 03 2017

Chris Woakes out of ICC Champions Trophy with side strain

Without him, England might still have had Tamim run-out for just four had substitute fielder Jonny Bairstow managed a direct hit at just one stump from square-leg. Mu...

Jun 03 2017

Curry, Durant power Warriors past Cavs

Game 1 of the NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers was an absolute disaster for LeBron James and crew. At the start of the nig...

Jun 03 2017

Russell Westbrook Could Not Be Bothered With NBA Finals, Watched This Instead

Some of the Cavs' tentativeness might be a spoiled game plan. "And I only can get in transition because we got stops and rebounding", said Durant to the journalists when ...

Jun 03 2017

Kohli sad, but promises India will focus exclusively on tourney

Though India has been dominant over Pakistan by winning 11 games in World Cups, it had lost two champions trophy games before winning the first one in 2013. But the 2...

Jun 03 2017

Kevin Durant, Warriors embarrass Cavaliers in Game 1, 113-90: 3 takeaways

With Stephen Curry's super max deal coming up, Durant's team-friendly extension should allow the team to re-sign key free agents, like Andre Iguodala and Shaun Livingst...