Stories about Sport

Jun 15 2017

Johnson hopes timing is right for another US Open title

World number two Rory McIlroy , who won the event in 2011, has declared himself ready despite a frustrating season dogged by niggling injuries. "Honestly, there are a ...

Jun 15 2017

Trump's Attempt to Go After Comey Could Backfire

President Donald Trump had fired him over the FBI's investigation into whether Trump's campaign had links with Moscow. "Well, I'll tell you about that maybe sometime ...

Jun 15 2017

My 2 Cents: Kevin Durant Wins Championship With The Warriors

After dropping last year's title when Cleveland made the greatest comeback in NBA Finals history from a 3-1 deficit, the Warriors vowed not to stumble again. But kn...

Jun 15 2017

Fans already lining up for Penguins' Stanley Cup parade

Last year's parade drew about 400,000 people - the most up to that point - and officials predicted as many as 500,000 might turn out to celebrate the team's back-to-back...

Jun 15 2017

Barack Obama Texted Kevin Durant After Finals Win, Praised His Defense

James racked up 41 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists in Cleveland's Game 5 loss. Not to mention he got a quick jab at his critics with a well-timed Nike com...

Jun 15 2017

Alun Wyn Jones to lead Lions recovery mission against Crusaders

Ben Te'o partners Jonathan Davies in midfield, with the backline completed by George North, Liam Williams and Stuart Hogg. Robertson predicted Ireland's Connor Murray a...

Jun 15 2017

Eoin Morgan: England did not lose to Pakistan because of over confidence

Hasan Ali took three for 35 in an innings where England didn't manage a single six and none of their batsman made 50 after Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed won the to...

Jun 15 2017

Warriors put away Cavs, claim second title in three years

The opportunity to lead true dynasties don't come along frequently for players; the chance of another opportunity being more enticing than the one the Warriors present ma...

Jun 15 2017

Garcia chasing more major glory at US Open

Justin Rose has no concerns about Erin Hills, saying he has been impressed with the U.S. Open host course. "It is kind of 'linksy, '" Garcia said of his initial impres...

Jun 15 2017

Andrew Luck unsure if he'll be ready for training camp

It's good when you're surrounded by good people - doctors, trainers, strength coaches, therapists. Tolzien enters his seventh season with more interceptions (seven) tha...

Jun 15 2017

Kevin Durant's Non-Foul Looms Large In Warriors' Game-Deciding Run

It all added up to Golden State's second championship in three years. It was the first career National Basketball Association title for Durant, who left Oklahoma City l...

Jun 15 2017

Barack Obama texted Kevin Durant after NBA Finals win, praised his defense

Cleveland is considered to be Golden State's biggest challenger, followed by the San Antonio Spurs and Boston Celtics. "The issue here, this wasn't a function of a bunch ...

Jun 15 2017

England will not give Aussies easy ride, says Buttler

The result ensures England progress to the last four and means they can afford to lose their final Group A encounter with arch-rivals Australia at Edgbaston in Birmin...

Jun 15 2017

500000 fans may attend parade for Penguins' Stanley Cup win

As the reigning champions, Pittsburgh was also a team that got its opponent's best effort in every game. The Blues just have to look at the Penguins for inspiration. ...

Jun 15 2017

Michael Bennett: We can't win a game without Russell Wilson

Bennett wasted little time in his first press conference of Seattle Seahawks minicamp tackling a number of controversial topics that have swirled around the team in th...

Jun 15 2017

Warriors down Cavs to clinch NBA title

Durant and the Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers , 129-120, in Game Five, winning the series 4-1. Durant and Curry went to work in game 5 and gave their...

Jun 15 2017

Congressional Baseball: A Proud History Tragically Marred

ET?' More than 50 Congress members will be participating in the 57th Congressional Baseball Game at Nationals Park on Thursday. The first game was played in 1909, o...

Jun 15 2017

Gareth Southgate takes positives from England's defeat to 10-man France

Kane was the goal-scorer once again, netting from the penalty spot after Raphael Varane was judged to have fouled Dele Alli in the box. Raphael Varane was sent o...

Jun 15 2017

England may replace Roy with Bairstow for Champions Trophy semi

Pakistan , chasing a seemingly modest target of 237 against Sri Lanka , were facing defeat and tournament elimination at 137 for six. "When you win ugly, you learn a l...

Jun 15 2017

Victor Lindelof: 'Easy decision to join Manchester United'

Now, with the news that United have agreed a deal for Benfica's Victor Lindelöf, it seems time at Old Trafford may be up for one - possibly both - of them. "I know that...