Stories about Sport

Jun 08 2017

French Open 2017: Men's results - Day 9

The 27-year-old Nishikori needed nearly four hours to win 7-5 6-4 6-7 (4-7) 0-6 6-4 in a third-round match finished on Sunday after the previous day's rain delay. "I just...

Jun 08 2017

CT2017: Sri Lanka opt to field against India

Danushka Gunathilaka has been named as Kapugedera's replacement and he is expected to be drafted straight into the playing XI , with Gunathilaka likely to take Tharanga...

Jun 08 2017

Why do the Golden State Warriors wear No. 42 on their jerseys?

The Cavaliers fell is Game 2 , 132-113, despite LeBron James' eighth NBA Finals triple double and 27 points from Love. "You guys asked me, 'What was the difference...

Jun 08 2017

LeBron James says he's not worn out guarding Kevin Durant

After J.R. Smith drained a 3-pointer with 3:09 left for a 113-107 advantage, the Cavs missed eight shots. Cleveland was physical on defense. "We know how hard it is t...

Jun 08 2017

LeBron James: Warriors' 'firepower' probably most I've seen

His addition to the mix has made the Warriors a seemingly unbeatable offensive juggernaut that features three of the best scorers in the league. Curry had 26 points, ...

Jun 08 2017

LeBron James on Game 3: "We got to protect home"

They are, in short, working off the short list of ideas - hoping the Warriors shoot terribly and fall behind early, and/or become intimidated by a loud and understandab...

Jun 08 2017

Pepe confirms Real Madrid exit and fall out with Zidane

Pepe has won three La Liga titles and three Champions Leagues in his decade in Spain . But he has fallen out of favor with coach Zinedine Zidane . While Zidane is re...

Jun 08 2017

Need to learn from US Open defeat to Nishikori, says Murray

Nishikori out-dueled Murray in a five-set classic at last year's US Open and looked capable of a repeat success as he rolled through the opening set. The seventh seed p...

Jun 08 2017

NBA Finals Game 3 score and chat

With Game 3 of the NBA Finals taking place tonight, LeBron James is dismissing the idea he's exhausted from guarding Kevin Durant . "We played against good teams...

Jun 08 2017

Pride at stake for Pakistan

Afridi was also scathing on his attack on the Pakistani batsmen, who could muster just 164 runs. Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed won the toss in what was the opening...

Jun 08 2017

Pepe unhappy with Real Madrid exit

Navas came under fire from the Madrid media following a number of mistakes earlier on in the season and the club were set on signing a replacement in the summer as th...

Jun 08 2017

Paul Simpson leads England to World Cup final

Solanke and Lookman have been two of the stand-outs for England, who arrived without a victory in the tournament since 1997 - when Michael Owen scored in a 1-0 win over...

Jun 08 2017

No clear path emerges in AFC meeting on 'merger'

The AIFF constitution was amended to keep it in line with the Federation Internationale de Football Association and the AFC Constitution and to clarify and modify certa...

Jun 08 2017

3 Michigan State players charged in campus sexual assault case — Sports Briefly

The report said Dantonio "took prompt and decisive action" with respect to the January incident that has led to criminal charges. - Tony Gerdeman (@TonyGerdeman) June...

Jun 08 2017

Champions Trophy: 'Write Pakistan off at your peril,' warns Afridi

Not only are South Africa highly likely to have to beat India to stay in the running for the semifinals, they could also have to win that match handsomely enough to s...

Jun 08 2017

Giants signed DT Corbin Bryant, waive C Khaled Holmes

Bryant originally signed with the Chicago Bears in 2011 as an undrafted free agent before being cut and signed to the Pittsburgh Steelers' practice squad. Bryant will c...

Jun 08 2017

Eagles Announce 2017 Training Camp Dates

These practices will also mark a return to the Eagles' practice field for linebacker Kiko Alonso and cornerback Byron Maxwell , who were traded to the Dolphins from ...

Jun 08 2017

Diego Costa says he isn't wanted at Chelsea anymore

Conte said he did not count on me for next season". According to that report: 'Manchester United are ready to give him £200,000 a week to move to Old Trafford, which ...

Jun 08 2017

Pepe confirms Real Madrid exit, says he has offers from England

Pepe admitted that he was given the opportunity to continue with Real Madrid , but was not happy with the offer he received from the club. Despite their disappointing...

Jun 08 2017

Tehran attackers were Iranians, committed terror attacks in Raqqa, Mosul

State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert had said the U.S.is sending thoughts and prayers to the Iranian people following the attacks. Others also drew a link to T...