Stories about Sport

May 12 2017

Stuttgart Open: Sharapova receiving 'extra help' says semi-final opponent

The 30-year-old five-time Grand Slam victor has yet to drop a set in Stuttgart and powered past Estonia's Kontaveit, ranked 73rd, for a 6-3, 6-4 quarterfinal win in one h...

May 12 2017

Illinois Senate approves abortion safeguards; veto likely

Senate President John Cullerton, a Chicago Democrat, was frustrated after Minority Leader Christine Radogno scuttled his plan to call key pieces of what was supposed to b...

May 12 2017

Formula One: Ferrari's Vettel guarded over Mercedes switch

Ferrari's championship leader Sebastian Vettel and Mercedes rival Lewis Hamilton, 13 points behind the German, will start as favourites and success for either could be an...

May 12 2017

Everton coach Koeman gives ultimatum to Barkley

If the England global plumps for Chelsea, he will likely see considerably less game-time but would profit from the incredible offensive talents that will surround him whe...

May 12 2017

Arsene Wenger lauds tricky Alexis Sanchez after win over Southampton

However, 10th-placed Southampton could finish in the top half of the table in four straight top-flight campaigns for the first time. "It's hard for me at the moment, it...

May 12 2017

Celtics blow out Wizards, take 3-2 series lead

The Wizards used two huge runs to take control of both games. "They made shots tonight", said Wizards coach Scott Brooks . He is posting up Thomas underneath the b...

May 12 2017

Rangers head into offseason after second-round playoff loss

NEW YORK (AP) - Erik Karlsson and the Senators have goals this season beyond the Eastern Conference finals. Ottawa won its best-of-seven series with NY 4-2, and awaits ...

May 12 2017

Murray bows out as Djokovic marches on in Madrid

The Serbian player was in control during his service games and broke Lopez once in each set to secure the victory. Coric consolidated after the second and exploited Mur...

May 11 2017

Blixt-Smith tandem widens lead at windy Zurich Classic

Nomura led by only one stroke going into the third round. Texans Jordan Spieth and Ryan Palmer were fourth at 22 under. Kisner's eagle heroics then forced Smith to ma...

May 11 2017

Rangers 1 Celtic 5: Champions rampant in Old Firm rout

Scott Sinclair put the visitors on their way from the penalty spot on seven minutes after Patrick Roberts was tripped by Myles Beerman's reckless challenge. "We lost 5-1 ...

May 11 2017

Marco Silva: Hull players were too tense in Sunderland defeat

Silva's frustration extended to the officials, having felt Hull should have been awarded two penalties and that Defoe was offside for Sunderland's second goal. "From th...

May 11 2017

Oilers dominate Ducks to force Game 7

The Blues' lineup could look a little bit different for Game 5 - if the line pairings from Thursday's practice are an accurate representation of what Yeo is thinking - as...

May 11 2017

Maria Sharapova returns to action today

New Zealand tennis number one Marina Erakovic has joined the chorus of players opposed to Maria Sharapova's free passage back into top level tennis. Canadian Eugenie Bo...

May 11 2017

City turn on the style to boost top-four push

It didn't take City long to double their lead in the second half as De Bruyne picked out Vincent Kompany, who smashed the ball into the top corner from 12-yards out in th...

May 11 2017

Will give my best in Champions Trophy: Shami

Chahal had made a strong case to be included in the CT squad with a 6-wicket haul against England in the 3rd T20I at Chinnaswamy earlier this year. Unfortunately, Rai...

May 11 2017

Spurs must have bigger dreams than beating Arsenal

Arsenal kept up its chase for a top-four spot for a 21st successive season with a 1-0 home success over Leicester . We are ready this season to fight and, next season, ...

May 11 2017

Packers load up on offense on Day 3 of NFL Draft

But Biegel - for his passion, relentlessness, electric energy and distinctive hairstyle (aka a mullet with a "W" shaved into it) - turned heads, as well. Do you think the...

May 11 2017

Arsenal beats Southampton 2-0, climbs into 5th in EPL

The Saints looked to respond and came close just after the half-hour mark as Manolo Gabbiadini got to a loose ball in the area before hammering at goal , but Petr Cech w...

May 11 2017

Washington Wizards guard suspended for charging at Celtics center

Wizards guard John Wall took things a step further when asked about state of the series. The Celtics' most dynamic offensive threat had seven field goals and six turnov...

May 11 2017

McIlroy returns with a wedding ring and new clubs in the bag

It doesn't really favor any style of play. "My mentality on the golf course I feel will just be the same", he said. "I tested extensively after Augusta, worked with t...