Stories about Sport

Apr 21 2017

Questions abound in aftermath of NFL star Hernandez's death

Wednesday. He was taken to a nearby hospital in Leominster, Massachusetts, where he was pronounced dead at 4:07 a.m. Wednesday. "Mr Hernandez also attempted to block ...

Apr 21 2017

Fan violence delays Lyon-Besiktas game in Europa League

Henrikh Mkhitaryan gave Manchester United a 37th minute lead in Belgium after snapping up a rebound, and the visitors seemed on the way to a comfortable win as they dom...

Apr 21 2017

Wounded Bartra says blasts 'hardest 15 minutes' of his life

Furthermore, the coach of Fortuna Sittard in the Dutch First Division revealed the incident was "very" scary for him, but is happy to be alive. "They are more thoughtful"...

Apr 21 2017

President Buhari saddened by tragic death of football fans in Calabar

The British High Commission in Nigeria said: "Our deepest sympathy for the loss of lives in Calabar during a Europa League football match between". Some 30 people hav...

Apr 21 2017

Goalkeeper Romero targets number one spot at Man United

Rooney missed that match with an ankle injury and hasn't played for United since their 0-0 English Premier League draw with West Brom, at the start of the month. The ...

Apr 21 2017

DH Ramirez leaves game with left leg injury

Tampa Bay Rays' Kevin Kiermaier , left, scores behind Boston Red Sox's Sandy Leon on a ground out by Steven Souza Jr . during the first inning of a baseball game M...

Apr 21 2017

Conte urges Chelsea to seek win at Old Trafford

In targeting his best-ever league goals return, Hazard revealed he will expect to score against certain sides - but still aims to find the net against every opponent. B...

Apr 21 2017

Serena Williams planning 2018 return after confirming pregnancy

Williams' Snapchat post, quickly highlighted in United States media, showed the 35-year-old in a yellow swimsuit that revealed an apparent baby bump. While she was quic...

Apr 21 2017

A long, tearful road to a major for Sergio Garcia

Even after making a couple of bogeys I was still very positive and I knew there were still a lot of holes I could get to. An improbable par at the 13th provided the imp...

Apr 21 2017

Browns have zeroed in on choice with No. 1 draft pick

This was a two-round mock, and I recently made my final pick for the Cleveland Browns at No. 52 overall. The Jets were all over the place last season but lacked consist...

Apr 21 2017

NBA star Isaiah Thomas' sister killed in car accident

Heading into their matchup with the No. 1 seeded Boston Celtics in the opening round of the Eastern Conference Playoffs, the eighth seeded Chicago Bulls had nothing to lo...

Apr 21 2017

Ronaldo and Messi face off to decide Spanish league title

That would allow Neymar to feature in this weekend's game against Real Madrid, which could have huge implications in the La Liga title race. Win the game and Barcelo...

Apr 21 2017

Champs League semis: Madrid city derby, Juventus vs Monaco

The Madrid clubs have faced each other in the last three Champions Leagues. Real, with Cristiano Ronaldo as predatory as ever even some of the old explosiveness has gon...

Apr 21 2017

Home ice no advantage for Rangers in Game 3 vs. Canadiens

NEW YORK | Rick Nash and Jesper Fast scored, Henrik Lundqvist made 23 saves and the New York Rangers beat the Montreal Canadiens 2-1 on Tuesday night to even their firs...

Apr 21 2017

Celtics clinch No. 1 seed in East, beat Bucks 112-94

The Celtics enter the playoffs as the Eastern Conference's No. 1 seed for the first time since 2008, when Boston last won the National Basketball Association title....

Apr 21 2017

Steely Juventus shut down Barca to kill off comeback hopes

Lionel Messi missed the home side's best opportunities, firing off-target from close range in either half, the story of a match that saw his side rack up 19 shots but onl...

Apr 21 2017

Rashford playing for England Under-21s wouldn't make sense - Mourinho

The Argentina worldwide, so impressive this term, is another blow to a defence already without Phil Jones and Chris Smalling. City, who play Arsenal in the FA Cup sem...

Apr 21 2017

'Rejuvenated' Rangers have a chance in cup semi-final against Celtic

The Kiwi True Blues won the Auckland Sunday Football Association's Charity Shield past year. "We know that we have to play at 100 per cent if we want to beat any side, ...

Apr 21 2017

Champions League: Juventus deny Barcelona another Camp Nou miracle

Juve will face one of Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid or Monaco in the last four. "We created a lot of chances but couldn't get the shots on target", said Luis Enrique , ...

Apr 21 2017

Leonard's 37 points lead Spurs by Grizzlies 96-82

What irked Fizdale most was the disparity in fouls called during the game. On Wednesday, the National Basketball Association announced a $30,000 fine for Fizdale's critic...