Stories about Sport

Jun 16 2017

Chelsea to host Burnley in Premier League season opener

Arsenal face Leicester City at Emirates Stadium in a start to the season that will then see them face an away trip to Stoke City before a huge match at Anfield wit...

Jun 16 2017

Fowler shoots opening round 65 as US Open begins

His 7-under par tied the record to par for the first round of a U.S. Open held by Jack Nicklaus and Tom Weiskopf, who each shot 7-under 63 at Baltusrol in 1980 . And a...

Jun 16 2017

Ostapenko edges battle of birthday girls to reach final

Halep said: "I feel that she played unbelievable tennis in the first set and until the end of the second set, 5-1". Third-seeded Halep won 6-4, 3-6, 6-3, clinching the...

Jun 16 2017

Blimp at US Open golf tourney crashes in Wisconsin

Six times a runner-up at the U.S. Open , Mickelson skipped another chance at completing a career grand slam when it became obvious Mother Nature was not going to coopera...

Jun 16 2017

French Open 2017: Andy Murray vs Juan Martin del Potro

The Frenchmen meet for the 14th time with Monfils 7-6 up. His best showing in Paris was a semifinal run in 2008. The unseeded Cornet beat ninth-seeded Agnieszka Radwa...

Jun 16 2017

Check out the best photos from the Warriors' championship parade

Maybe not. But super they were. " I still feel that way today". "You come into work each day and it is more like fun". The Golden State Warriors secured their seco...

Jun 16 2017

De Villiers to lead South Africa in England T20s

While Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh called on his side to retain Champions Trophy , former England skipper Michael Vaughan is hoping to see the Kohli-led side in ...

Jun 16 2017

Nationals conclude 2017 MLB First-Year Player Draft

Unfortunately, he suffered a hand injury during Duke's ACC Tournament run . There is no television, but the draft can be followed online through MLB.com, with occasion...

Jun 16 2017

Penguins Arrive In Pittsburgh After Winning Stanley Cup

Which, according to some Penguins , made Sunday night's 2-0 Cup-clinching win over the Nashville Predators in Bridgestone Arena even more rewarding. After both teams w...

Jun 16 2017

Parade marking Warriors' title roars in Oakland

Anyone hoping to reach the Warriors parade and events at Lake Merritt in Oakland is asked to take public transportation to Jack London Square Stateion in Oakland an...

Jun 16 2017

O'Mahony to show leadership against Maori

Sometimes they are unfortunate for other guys but it doesn't matter, you have to be selfish. They might have a perception about certain areas of the game that they'll be ...

Jun 16 2017

Mike Zimmer says eye is doing great

The offense, though, has been a different story. However, with each season that has gone by with the Vikings, the head coach is continuing to get more involved in how h...

Jun 16 2017

Camaraderie at Golden State Warriors is fantastic, says Kevin Durant

Durant , who lost in his only previous Finals appearance in 2012, led the way for the Warriors with 39 points and was relieved after feeling pressure to deliver prior...

Jun 16 2017

Tapwrit rallies to win Belmont Stakes

On Saturday, the loyalty on both sides paid off as Ortiz guided Tapwrit to a two-length victory over Irish War Cry in the $1.5 million Belmont Stakes . "We were hopi...

Jun 16 2017

It's not about the slam numbers - Murray on his tussle with Wawrinka

The Swiss, 32, has won majors in each of the last three years and has been in scintillating form, hitting as many forehand winners (70) as Murray in three fewer sets, and...

Jun 16 2017

Golden State star Stephen Curry: no plans to visit Trump White House

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) shoots against Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) in Game 5 of the 2017 NBA Finals at Oracle Arena. ...

Jun 16 2017

Tottenham Hotspur: Spurs travel to Newcastle United for opening Premier League fixture

The season will finish early due to an agreement with the FA to give England the best preparation for the World Cup in Russian Federation next summer and Arsenal face a...

Jun 16 2017

Real Madrid Kick Off Celebration Parade

Ronaldo stopped a bright Juve opening in its tracks as he swept in Dani Carvajal's pass after 20 minutes, before Mario Mandzukic levelled with one of the great Champions...

Jun 16 2017

Golden State Warriors will not visit the White House

The Golden State Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers Monday night, winning the 2017 NBA Finals . And then there is Kevin Durant . "It's a team sport", Dura...

Jun 16 2017

Mauricio Pochettino cannot wait for start to new season with Tottenham

Everton host Stoke , Southampton face Swansea and West Brom are at home to Bournemouth in the other opening day matches. Tottenham, which was runner-up to Chelse...