Stories about Sport

Jun 16 2017

Joe Hart dropped by Gareth Southgate for England's friendly against France

The Three Lions took the lead on 70 minutes through substitute Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain but Leigh Griffiths equalised with a free-kick on 87 minutes and then remarkabl...

Jun 16 2017

Pelosi invites National Basketball Association champion Warriors to visit Capitol

Owner Joe Lacob said the team had yet to be invited at all, and that it would decide in the future to attend if asked . "There are decisions that need to be made every s...

Jun 16 2017

Bryce Harper blast propels Nationals over NY Mets; Matt Harvey to DL

Nationals RF Bryce Harper has 17 homers against the Mets , the fifth-most of any active player. Harper and the Washington Nationals battered NY from the start, ro...

Jun 16 2017

Chuck Schumer Mocks Trump After Cabinet Meeting

At Donald Trump's cabinet meeting , billionaires, notable military leaders and highly successful politicians and professionals were seemingly reduced to grateful ser...

Jun 16 2017

Fultz works out for Lakers

Tough, athletic, long, versatile, elite motor. While the Los Angeles Lakers have been under question regarding their decision with the second overall pick, what's bee...

Jun 16 2017

Nadal wins record 10th French Open title

Wawrinka , who may have been feeling the effects of an epic semi-final against Andy Murray , started slowly and could not get into the match. But in an astonishing res...

Jun 16 2017

French defence continues for Muguruza

His best showing in Paris was a semifinal run in 2008. No. 23 seed Samantha Stosur of Australia notched her eighth consecutive win with a 6-2, 6-2 victory over Am...

Jun 16 2017

Champions Trophy: India Decimate Bangladesh To Set Up Final Clash vs Pakistan

Ashwin fared less well, dropping Mahmudullah (21) on four at third man off Pandya - the error quickly rectified by Bumrah, who knocked out the batsman's off-stump wit...

Jun 16 2017

Sidney Crosby's Penguins Are The Best Penguins

On Sunday night, after Sidney Crosby lifted the Stanley Cup for the second consecutive year and for the third time in his career, Penguins owner Mario Lemieux was ask...

Jun 16 2017

Zaman, Ali help Pakistan storm into Champion's Trophy final

England's £1.7million man therefore had little option but to delay his charge deep into the last 10 overs - and his patience was not to be rewarded significantly before h...

Jun 16 2017

Penguins Fans: 'You Throw Catfish. We Throw Parades.'

Obviously it was special to go back-to-back. "But they enjoyed it, especially the kids". "I remember it previous year, and it was the best part of winning the cup", sai...

Jun 16 2017

Blimp crashes at US Open, pilot hospitalized

World number five Jordan Spieth , the 2015 US Open victor at then rookie host Chambers Bay, shot 73 while defending champion Dustin Johnson carded a 75. But the 33-y...

Jun 16 2017

India cruise past Bangladesh to set up Champions Trophy final with Pakistan

Meanwhile, excited for the battle Pakistani media started calling the India vs Pakistan final as the "Super Final". But during the past couple of weeks, the Asian t...

Jun 16 2017

Dustin Johnson, Jordan Spieth struggle in 1st round at Erin Hills

There were also 50 bogeys and seven doubles recorded. Of the first wave of players, Fowler's 65 gave him a two-shot lead over Brooks Koepka, Brian Harman and Tommy Flee...

Jun 16 2017

Parade marking Warriors' title rolls in Oakland

Finals MVP Kevin Durant declined to say whether he would accept an invitation and teammate Andre Iguodala said he would follow Curry's lead. High profile coaches Stan Va...

Jun 16 2017

Conor McGregor's coach John Kavanagh breaks silence on Mayweather mega-fight

Ellerbe has made a point to let the world know that Mayweather is in no way taking this fight lightly because of how unsafe McGregor's striking is. Neither specified ...

Jun 16 2017

Rickie Fowler equals US Open history with 'stress-free' 65

The 44 sub-par rounds broke the first-round mark of 39 at Medinah in 1990. That's just the kind of start Fowler was looking for in his quest for his first major champ...

Jun 16 2017

Andy Murray defeats Kei Nishikori to book semi-final place

A total of five aces and 29 winners earned Murray a 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 win against the 21-year-old Russian in two hours and four minutes. On the clay courts of Paris , de...

Jun 16 2017

McGregor backers: Mayweather fight is no sideshow

McGregor , who recently became a first-time father, also posted about the news on his page, and declared, "THE FIGHT IS ON". Professional boxer Chris Van Heerden posted...

Jun 16 2017

Lewis Hamilton wins Canadian GP to lower championship deficit

TV replays showed that the fast-starting Verstappen, who later retired with technical gremlins, had nicked the nose of the Ferrari at Turn One, but the stewards took no...