Stories about Sport

Jun 14 2017

Rizzo leads off, goes long; Happ hits slam as Cubs rout Mets

What's next: The Mets conclude the series with the Cubs . The Cubs have been struggling of late, notably on offense, so manager Joe Maddon got a little insane on T...

Jun 14 2017

Kyrie, Cavs Fall To Golden State 4-1

Golden State fought off a charge from defending champions the Cavaliers on Monday to earn their second National Basketball Association championship in three seasons ...

Jun 14 2017

Durant Leads Warriors to NBA Championship

The moments leading up to the end of the game helped capture, even just a glimpse, of how Durant and those close to him felt. "Since 2012 he is the only one I hav...

Jun 14 2017

Record-setting Dufner opens big lead at Memorial

He made four straight bogeys on the front nine and lost his five-stroke lead in five holes. Summerhays started the day five strokes behind Dufner, but took only five ho...

Jun 14 2017

Banks penalty gives Highlanders win over Lions

Looking at the opposition, the Highlanders may only be ranked fourth of the five New Zealand franchises in this year's Super Rugby tournament but the 2015 champions hav...

Jun 14 2017

Lakers Will Hold Workouts With Lonzo Ball, Markelle Fultz

Many could be slotted in as starters from day one, given the rosters of the teams picking early, like the Los Angeles Lakers , Philadelphia 76ers and Phoenix Suns . H...

Jun 14 2017

Arsenal midfielder Ramsey scores 'panenka' penalty in same stadium it was invented

Czech Republic striker Antonin Panenka beat German goalkeeper Sepp Maier with that famous penalty at the 1976 European Championships, and it was taken in the Rajko Mitic ...

Jun 14 2017

Steve Stricker proud of his Wisconsin grit to get into US Open

His response, in effect, was that if you can't hit a 60-yard fairway, maybe you should deserve to have to look for your ball in that stuff, or pack up and go home. And yo...

Jun 14 2017

Smith pleased with positives amid rain-marred frustration

THE rain was coming down just hard enough for umpires to stop play the first time in Australia's second-straight Champions Trophy washout at The Oval on Tuesday m...

Jun 14 2017

Puck Dynasty: Penguins in historic company after Cup triumph

The Detroit Red Wings were the last team to repeat, winning in 1997 and '98. The Penguins won their fifth title - all of them clinched on the road - to tie the Wayn...

Jun 14 2017

Lions tour: Lions name strong team to tackle Crusaders on Saturday night

Lions head coach Warren Gatland said: "The big message from Andy Farrell to the players was the penalty count". "Ben Te'o played well in the first game", Gatland sai...

Jun 14 2017

England pacer Jake Ball cherishes New Zealand haul

Victory in this match would see England into the semi-finals, with New Zealand looking to kickstart their campaign in a 50-over tournament featuring the world's top e...

Jun 14 2017

Crosby wins Conn Smythe Trophy for second straight year

He tallied 10 points over 23 postseason games in the squad's 2016 Stanley Cup run. "He took this team on his back and he willed a win for us", Penguins head coach Mik...

Jun 14 2017

Arrest warrants issued for Michigan State football players charged with sexual assault

A Michigan State University football player who played two years Downriver during his high school years was charged Tuesday with sexually assaulting a female student ...

Jun 14 2017

Korea frees long-detained American university student

In the past, North Korea has held out until senior USA officials or statesmen came to personally bail out detainees, all the way up to former President Bill Clinton, whos...

Jun 14 2017

Emotions raw for Cavs in locker room after loss, Tyronn Lue says

He averaged 33.6 points, 12.0 rebounds and 10.0 assists-the first triple double average in NBA Finals history-but the Cavs dropped the best-of-seven series 4-1 to ...

Jun 14 2017

France and England unite to honour Manchester and London victims

England manager Gareth Southgate is weighing up a surprise midfield move for John Stones . Southgate said: " Jack is coming back from a long layoff, was the No. ...

Jun 14 2017

Muguruza, Venus Win; Bellis Rained-Out in Upset Attempt at French Open

The 31-year-old Nadal is chasing his 15th Grand Slam title and first since 2014 - when he won at Roland Garros . It is 34 years since Yannick Noah became the last men'...

Jun 14 2017

Wimbledon will be complicated, says clay king Rafa

In winning his 10 French Open title - a feat that hasn't been achieved by any other tennis player in the Open Era - Rafa needs to be crowned an all-time great. Wawr...

Jun 14 2017

Golden State Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers to clinch National Basketball Association title

The Warriors averaged 121.6 points per game in the Finals, the fourth-highest average in National Basketball Association history and the highest in 50 years, per Elias....