Stories about Sport

May 12 2017

Mourinho: Europa semi is United's 'most important' match

Mourinho made eight changes from Thursday's 1-0 win over Celta Vigo in the away leg of United's Europa League semi-final, notably awarding a full debut to 19-year-old def...

May 12 2017

Spurs rout James Harden, Rockets 114-75 to win series

He started the fourth quarter but was pulled by Popovich with 5:37 left in the period when it became obvious Leonard couldn't push off the left foot. San Antonio was ...

May 12 2017

Aaron Hernandez's Murder Conviction Vacated

The same judge who presided over the trial of former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez ruled Tuesday that his conviction for a 2013 North Attleboro murder could...

May 12 2017

Spurs' Leonard expects to play in Game 6 despite ankle injury

The Spurs claimed the best-of-seven Western Conference semifinal in six games by blitzing the Rockets despite the absence of Tony Parker (torn left quadriceps) and Ka...

May 12 2017

Talladega Superspeedway takes a dig at Kyle Busch after post-race comments

Runner-up Jamie McMurray was followed by Busch, Aric Almirola and Kasey Kahne (kayn). He beat McMurray to the finish line by a scarce 0.95 seconds, who edged out Busc...

May 12 2017

Mets look to complete sweep of visiting Marlins without Harvey

It is hard enough to deal with that; now the Mets are dealing with another issue involving starting pitcher Matt Harvey. The violating of team rules isn't the first incid...

May 12 2017

'He's Not Human!': Thomas, Celtics Win Game 2 Over Wizards

Washington's floor general put up 40 on 16-of-32 shooting from the floor, not to mention 13 more assists. ABOUT THE CELTICS: Boston star Isaiah Thomas flew home to ...

May 12 2017

Penguins top Capitals in series opener

Capitals fans are wondering how this Washington team is different from any of the other ones that couldn't get past the second round of the playoffs. Two years ago for ...

May 12 2017

Spurs keep finding ways to win no matter who is playing

James Harden No.13 of the Houston Rockets takes a shot against Manu Ginobili No.20 of the San Antonio Spurs during Game 5 of the Western Conference semifinals at A...

May 12 2017

EPL: Sanchez, Giroud star as Arsenal beat Southampton 2-0

But if Klopp's side pick up three points in their remaining two games, and Wenger's team takes seven, with the Gunners making up the goals deficit, it's game on. I thin...

May 12 2017

Aaron Hernandez was member of Bloods street gang

A judge has scheduled a hearing Tuesday. The Department of Correction released prison records showing Hernandez was cited a dozen times for disciplinary issues, includi...

May 12 2017

Klopp: Chelsea have had more luck than us

The Reds now sit in third on 70 points having played a game extra than all the other teams around them. Another one of Liverpool's main injury concerns is Sadio Mane ...

May 12 2017

Sidney Crosby not ruled out for Game 5, skates with Penguins

There is no hard data to prove this, but your trusty correspondent would venture to guess that the ratio of penalties called to those ignored is larger for crosschecking ...

May 12 2017

Emre Can scores stunner as Reds consolidate third spot

Walter Mazzarri's side remain on 40 points in the table, eight points clear of the bottom three, and the Italian expressed his unhappiness at the officials. Without a dou...

May 12 2017

LeBron James continues Playoff domination as Cavs win again

The Raptors fought hard through three quarters, and led by as many as five points, despite shooting a woeful 2 of 18 from three-point range. The Raptors' all-star point...

May 12 2017

Spurs grab 3-2 lead over Rockets

Houston has already managed to beat San Antonio twice this series, and the Spurs seem to have little answer for the Rockets when they are on fire from behind the ar...

May 12 2017

Gonzalo Higuain double delivers Champions League semifinal win for Juventus

Monaco will again try to solve Juventus and Buffon on Tuesday, but will have their work cut out for them needing at least a 2-0 result to force extra-time at Juventus...

May 12 2017

US Navy SEAL, killed in Somalia, ID'd

Senior Chief Petty Officer Kyle Milliken, who died in Somalia, was assigned to an East Coast-based SEAL unit. Gary Hoyt, the athletic director at Cheverus High School, ...

May 12 2017

Moyes to remain at Sunderland

Asked if he was therefore definitely committed to Sunderland for next season, Moyes replied: "Yes, so we have to work, we have to find a way to get things correct". Sun...

May 12 2017

Alex Ovechkin, Capitals come up short in Game 7 once again

The rout snapped a three-game win streak for the Ducks and sends them into Game Seven as the more confident group. That was especially true in Game 7, when he put on a cl...