Stories about Sport

Jun 18 2017

Ireland hooker Rory Best to lead Lions against the Chiefs

With over a quarter of the game to go with the returning Kerr-Barlow back on the field, the wave of confidence grew, as the Maori attack fizzled out. Nehe Milner-Skudde...

Jun 18 2017

Donald to captain Chiefs-Lions showdown

British and Irish Lions test positions were still up for grabs in their clash against the Waikato Chiefs on Tuesday with the composition of the back three and loose fo...

Jun 18 2017

Cristiano Ronaldo thinking only of Confederations Cup: Andre Silva

Ronaldo has scored 18 goals in his last 11 matches, including two in Portugal's 3-0 win at Latvia in a European World Cup qualifier last week, the team's last match ...

Jun 18 2017

'Soldier' Fakhar marches on to Champions Trophy hundred

Pakistan defeated hosts England by eight wickets to make it to the final while India trounced Bangladesh by eight wickets to reach the top two position for the secon...

Jun 18 2017

Justin Thomas shoots 63, trails Brian Harman by 1

Meanwhile, the wind has died so much that while the course is getting firm and the greens a little crusty, it hasn't affected the scoring. Thomas broke the U.S. He was ...

Jun 18 2017

Stephen Curry: It Would Mean Everything To Keep Warriors Together

For the second year in a row, the Cavs must make an improbable comeback if it wants to hoist the trophy. While the Warriors haven't formally met to discuss whether th...

Jun 18 2017

McGregor V Mayweather - It's On!

The bout, which is expected to be a massive, massive seller, is going to go down at the T-Mobile Arena. The fight seemed highly implausible because Mayweather was ret...

Jun 18 2017

Thomas bags US Open history with 63

Then again, none of the top 16 on the leaderboard has ever won a major. That appeared to prompt 1995 US PGA champion Steve Elkington to write on Twitter that "Rory is s...

Jun 18 2017

Rory McIlroy Roasted Steve Elkington on Twitter

They were joined by the likes of Open champion Henrik Stenson, Olympic gold medallist Justin Rose and Europe's two young hotshots, Jon Rahm and Thomas Pieters. Then the...

Jun 18 2017

Harman looks for major breakthrough at US Open

Day thought his game was perfectly suited for Erin Hills. "I felt the most calm I have in a major in a long time this week", he said. It is the 31st time a 63 has bee...

Jun 18 2017

Thomas roars into US Open lead

Day, who won the 2015 PGA Championship up the road at Whistling Straits, had to birdie his last hole Thursday to break 80. Kim is three shots back and one ahead of Patric...

Jun 18 2017

Justin Thomas shoots 63, trails Brian Harman by one at US Open

The second is this fantastic approach shot on the 18th to set him up with an eight-foot putt for eagle and the new U.S. Open record. Thomas also has a sense of the histor...

Jun 18 2017

Justin Thomas shoots 63 in US Open third round

The bogey left him with a 4-under 68 for the day and a three-way tie for second place at 11 under - tied with Brooks Koepka and Justin Thomas , and one shot behind Br...

Jun 18 2017

The NBA champions set to make historic Trump boycott

The Warriors blew a 3-1 lead in the Finals past year and lost the title to the Cleveland Cavaliers after posting the best regular-season record in National Basketball A...

Jun 18 2017

Justin Thomas sets US Open record with 9-under 63

Still, as soft and windless as the new course has been, no one did as historically well as Thomas did. 15 and 17 before he hit a three-wood on his approach shot on th...

Jun 18 2017

Thomas sets record for best round in US Open history

Brian Harman leads the US Open with one round to play at Erin Hills . Thomas is tied for second with Tommy Fleetwood (68) and Brooks Koepka (68). At that point, h...

Jun 18 2017

Day 3 at the US Open: How locals fared Saturday

The 26-year-old will play in the second-to-last group Sunday, quite a change for a player who had played in seven previous majors and missed the cut in six. I was happy i...

Jun 18 2017

US OPEN: It's a great day for scoring at Open

All it took was a 9-under 63, the lowest round to par in a major long known as the toughest test in golf . Justin Thomas overcame a rumbling stomach to take a bite o...

Jun 18 2017

Penguins' Nick Bonino Played Through Broken Leg In Stanley Cup Final

Goalie Bernie Parent (1974-75) is the only other player to win back-to-back playoff MVPs. It's impressive to watch the confidence be restored in Preds players after a bum...

Jun 18 2017

Favourites India wary of maverick Pakistan in high-octane final

Former star batsman Amir Sohail has alleged that Pakistan resorted to match fixing during their run to the final of the ongoing Champions Trophy cricket tournam...