Stories about Sport

Jun 19 2017

Thomas seizes US Open lead with record round

Justin Thomas , coming off his record-tying 63, and Tommy Fleetwood were starting to fade. But in the previous two U.S. Opens, Johnson added life to what is traditional...

Jun 19 2017

Dwight Howard Says He Would Take Kevin Durant Over LeBron James

A 10-0 Cleveland run early in the third quarter brought the Cavaliers its first lead of the finals beyond the opening quarter, Kevin Love's 3-pointer closing the sp...

Jun 19 2017

Russia get off to winning start in Confederations Cup

Fyodor Smolov , who scored his team's second goal, added: "For us it is very important to make people in the country fall in love with the national team". After addressi...

Jun 19 2017

Porsche takes dramatic 24 Hours of Le Mans win

The win completes the hat trick for Porsche after the team won each of the last two years. The biggest shock of the day was the LMP2 vehicle from Jackie Chan Rac...

Jun 19 2017

76ers, Celtics agree on trade for No. 1 pick

After a stellar season with the Washington Huskies, Fultz was the consensus choice to go first overall. Talks between Ainge and Colangelo progressed rapidly in recent...

Jun 19 2017

Chelsea Deny Rift With Conte

Just about two months back, it was all good at Chelsea when Antonio Conte led the club to the Premier League trophy in his first season at Stamford Bridge. Conte's ...

Jun 19 2017

Mexico snatch dramatic late leveller to deny Portugal victory

Substitute Cedric Soares looked like being the European champions' hero with his 86th-minute deflected shot, but Moreno's header from a corner spoiled the Southampto...

Jun 19 2017

Gulf widens as Saudi, allies place Qataris on 'terror list'

Jubeir declined to confirm a list of 10 demands published by Al-Jazeera, which included shutting down the Doha-based news channel, but added that Qatar knew what it neede...

Jun 19 2017

McGregor fight set for August 26

Mayweather announced the fight on his Instagram account with a graphic saying "IT'S OFFICIAL!" showing pictures of both fighters and listing Las Vegas as the loca...

Jun 19 2017

US Open champion will receive record payout at Erin Hills

There were five players in double digits Saturday at Erin Hills. Scottie Scheffler is the low amateur at this year's U.S. Open. Another 63 is perhaps unlikely because...

Jun 19 2017

Jude Classic for second straight year

PGA EUROPEAN: Dylan Frittelli shot a 5-under-par 67 on Sunday to win the Lyoness Open for his first European Tour title. Ireland's Seamus Power has catapulted himself ...

Jun 19 2017

Preds tip Pens, even Stanley Cup

Nashville is also a comfortable 9-1 in the playoffs at home, and teams that lost Game 5 of a tied Final have won the Stanley Cup four of the last eight times, includin...

Jun 19 2017

Sixers to trade up for No. 1 pick. Here's what it means

According to the executives, the Lakers were split over the two players. In that scenario, Philadelphia would send Sacramento's 2019 first round pick, which they also o...

Jun 19 2017

Arnold Palmer's 1960 US Open win honored at Erin

Also at 11 under was Tommy Fleetwood , who was poised to take the lead until his pitch came up short, his next shot went 60 feet down a slope on the back of the 18th gre...

Jun 19 2017

Russian Federation start Confed Cup with a victory

European champions Portugal , captained by the relentless Cristiano Ronaldo , will look to build on their success in France last summer and prove that they are also con...

Jun 19 2017

Nasser Hussain says pitch blameless in England defeat to Pakistan

But the real damage was done when England collapsed to 211 all out after Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed sent them in to bat on a used pitch. " Pakistan did tha...

Jun 19 2017

Hafeez hails Pakistan spirit for India stunner

Zaman couldn't resist the length ball outside off stump, so he poked at it and only nicked it. But it is [my greatest achievement], you know, it really is. Breathtaking, ...

Jun 19 2017

Joe Root rues 'golden chance' that got away

When he was asked as to how Pakistan managed to score on the same surface that England had managed just 211, Morgan said, "I think the explanation is they played two ...

Jun 19 2017

Herrera gunning for Super Cup win over Real Madrid

With his first goal, Ronaldo joined Alfredo Di Stefano as the only two players to score in three different European Cup/Champions League finals. "It's Madrid's third ...

Jun 19 2017

Pakistan wins Champions Trophy, crushes archrival India

Left-arm fast bowler Amir, whose career was nearly ended on the other side of London's River Thames by a ban and jail term he received for his part in a spot-fixing sca...