Stories about Sport

Jun 14 2017

Warriors parade set for Thursday in Oakland

With Thompson playing in his third consecutive finals, this gives Washington State their 4th straight NBA Finals appearance and three Championships over those four year...

Jun 14 2017

AB de Villiers to lead T20 side despite Champions Trophy disaster

South Africa, who entered the coveted tournament as the World No. 1 side in the 50-over format, were touted as one of the favourites as their team comprised some of the b...

Jun 14 2017

Banks gives Highlanders thrilling win over Lions

It was a brilliant result for the Highlanders - who were without All Blacks stars Aaron and Ben Smith, while several members of their starting pack are in camp with New...

Jun 14 2017

France honours terror victims as Macron, May attend England friendly

Oxlade-Chamberlain has tended to play in a wing-back role for the Gunners recently but favours a central midfield position and played for England there against Lithuani...

Jun 14 2017

Ranieri to manage French club Nantes

Claudio Ranieri is set to be named manager of French Ligue 1 club Nantes four months after being sacked by Leicester City , the team he guided to an unlikely Premie...

Jun 14 2017

Penguins win Stanley Cup: 5 reasons Pittsburgh will three-peat

The referee thought Murray had the puck but it had actually trickled just behind him and into the crease where Sissons had what should have been the opening goal. Let it ...

Jun 14 2017

Messi, Neymar and Barcelona congratulate NBA champions Warriors

Of course, you probably didn't realize it was the J.R. Smith game, because the Warriors won Game 5 of the Finals 129-120 to complete the greatest playoff run in National ...

Jun 14 2017

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Pakistan v Sri Lanka preview

If there is a second minor over-rate offence committed by Pakistan during the event with Sarfraz as captain, he will be suspended for one match . It was his fifth bo...

Jun 14 2017

An Aussie fond of cheeseheads: Jason Day all in on Wisconsin

I have no problem with that and think that Erin Hills looks a superb course. Is Rory healthy? This course fits his game to a tee, as he's a bomber and elite ball-stri...

Jun 14 2017

Pittsburgh Penguins early favorites for 2018 Stanley Cup

The Penguins are the first back-to-back winners since the Detroit Red Wings in 1987-88. As a media person, I understand the frustration with PK Subban not being availab...

Jun 14 2017

Hate crimes rose five per cent in 2015, here are some details

Police-reported hate crimes targeting the Muslim population rose from 99 incidents in 2014 to 159 incidents in 2015, while crimes targeting the Jewish population declined...

Jun 14 2017

Sailing-Defeated Ainslie to come back stronger, bring "Auld Mug" home

But Team New Zealand's helmsman Peter Burling disagreed, he said despite being behind when Outteridge fell overboard he thought New Zealand would have won the race. "Wh...

Jun 14 2017

Brazil scored after 12 seconds in a friendly against Australia

Brazil astonishingly took the lead after just 12 SECONDS thanks to a Diego Souza strike at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. "He's looking comfortable at training an...

Jun 14 2017

Andy Murray vs. Stan Wawrinka 2017 French Open Pick, Odds, Prediction

However, Murray, described as the real no 1 by fourth round opponent Juan Del Potro , bounced back by taking the second set easily and stormed through a third-set tie-b...

Jun 14 2017

Warriors defeat Cavaliers to win second NBA title in three seasons

LeBron James led the Cavaliers with 41 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists but it proved in vain as the home team came out on top. The Warriors lead the Cavaliers ...

Jun 14 2017

Golden State Warriors Reclaim NBA Championship Title

Led by LeBron James and Kyrie Irving , the Cavaliers looked to find the extra gear they'd been missing in the opening three matches, threatening to exploit mental gh...

Jun 14 2017

Erin Hills a 'course on steroids' - Rahm

Two-time U.S. Open champion and Wisconsin resident Andy North said, "Will the winning score be 4 over?" "We saw that at Pinehurst". Is this course the identity of the...

Jun 14 2017

Golden State Warriors Game 5 Recap: LeBron's Herculean Effort Not Enough

Golden State took an 11-point lead into the half, and never looked back, finishing things off late in the 4th quarter. For the Cavs, James paced the team by scoring ...

Jun 14 2017

Warriors Clinch NBA Title After Beating Cavaliers in Game Five

Golden State is a worthy opponent. Earlier this week a report surfaced that Draymond Green had called Kevin Durant immediately after the Warriors lost to the Cava...

Jun 13 2017

Rogue bat boy collides with Mets infielder, ruins play

On Thursday, an anonymous fan offered a defense of the fallen mascot star, claiming foul language and heckling from the Mets crowd pushed Mr. Met over the top on Wed...