Stories about Sport

Jun 08 2017

LEADING OFF: Gennett follows 4-HR game; Kershaw vs Strasburg

Louis Cardinals on Tuesday, becoming the first Red to achieve the feat and just the 17th Major League Baseball player to do it, ever. The Cardinals have dropped six in...

Jun 08 2017

Jake Guentzel's two goals lead Penguins to Game 2 victory over Predators

The Penguins mustered only 12 shots in Game 1 but won, 5-3, because they made the most of the few scoring chances they had. The charges were later dropped, but Wad...

Jun 08 2017

Real Madrid fans want Cristiano Ronaldo to get Ballon d'Or honour

Also forming part of Ronaldo's entourage at the final celebrations was family matriarch Dolores Aveiro. Following an injury-hit season at the Bernabeu, United may h...

Jun 08 2017

Blues bloody Lions nose as tourists fall to loss

The loss followed a stuttering 13-7 victory in the tourists opener against a Provincial Barbarians team composed of semi-professional and amateur players in Whangarei l...

Jun 08 2017

NBA Finals 2017: When is Game 3 on?

Dozens of records have fallen as the team has been the league's most successful franchise on the court. But in Thompson's view, the key to all of Golden State's defence...

Jun 08 2017

Warriors take commanding 3-0 lead in NBA Finals

They have won 30-of-31 dating back to the regular season. "That's what we want", Kerr said, his version of taking one win at a time. "You could tell he knows this is hi...

Jun 08 2017

RugbyL: NSW rock Queensland with big win in Origin opener

The momentum shift was slight, nearly imperceptible, but in the pressure cooker of Origin , where every metre counts, the Blues began winning the middle-third. They li...

Jun 08 2017

Red Sox lefty headed to DL after bullpen slip

He also struggled and took the loss in his previous turn against Minnesota - also at home - after surrendering four runs in five frames. Elena Delle Donne had 23 points...

Jun 08 2017

Kevin Durant's dagger 3 lifts Warriors over Cavs in Game 3

Trust me, we know", Warriors Coach Steve Kerr said after a 132-113 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday. No team has ever overcome a 3-0 deficit, and ...

Jun 08 2017

Coles, Barrett brothers named in All Blacks squad for Lions series

Laumape and fellow Hurricanes back Jordie Barrett are the two uncapped players who will prepare for the first Test in Auckland on June 24. "Obviously, it's a very spe...

Jun 08 2017

Manchester City sign goalkeeper Ederson from Benfica

Ederson will become City's fourth Brazilian alongside midfielders Fernandinho and Fernando and striker Gabriel Jesus . It is a problem largely of Guardiola's ma...

Jun 08 2017

Margaret Court Arena changes to Evonne Goolagong Arena...but who did it?

Navratilova wrote an open letter calling Court a "racist and a homophobe" and recommended changing the name of the arena to Evonne Goolagong Arena in recognition of t...

Jun 08 2017

Durant's shot sends perfect Warriors over Cavs in Finals

While the Warriors swear a flawless postseason has never been on their mind during this run, they changed their tune after Game 3 . Here are Durant's highlights from t...

Jun 08 2017

If You Love Cricket, Don't Try Today's Google Doodle

Dhoni, who led team India to victory in the previous edition of the ICC Champions Trophy in 2013, will once again play a crucial role behind the wickets and as a fini...

Jun 08 2017

Longest Tenured College Football Coach Retires

Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops reportedly plans to retire immediately, stepping down after 18 seasons with a 190-48 record. Fans admitted a highly anticipated new conferen...

Jun 08 2017

Mathews: I'm fully fit to play as a batsman

They've always been a side that has always either reached the semis or close to reaching the semis, and they've reached the finals as well. However, the weather could p...

Jun 08 2017

Champions Trophy: England craving chance to knock Australia out

Earlier England , sent into bat by Williamson, made 310 all out, thanks mainly to Joe Root's 64 and Jos Buttler's unbeaten 61. The Black Caps, who won the tourna...

Jun 08 2017

Durant's late heroics lift Warriors over Cavaliers

LeBron finished the first half with 27 points on 11-of-14 shooting, the rest of the team had 34 points on 10-of-27 shooting. But for the Cavs to defend their title they n...

Jun 08 2017

Sri Lanka set 300 to win by South Africa at the Oval

For South Africa Faf du Plessis clobbered 75 off 70 deliveries with six fours as he got together with Amla to add a partnership of 145 runs for the second wicket. S...

Jun 08 2017

New York Mets Mascot Fired After Flipping Off Fan

The video was shot by "Tony T" and he posted it to Twitter. There's only so much an organization can do when something like this goes viral, and it will wane in due tim...