Stories about Sport

Jun 19 2017

Palestinian official: Israel 'not ready' for peace

Earlier this week, in comments marking the Six-Day War's anniversary, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres conveyed concern regarding Israel's "occupation"...

Jun 19 2017

Judge's homer helps Yankees beat Angels

Hardy (1-for-8) have struggled against the Yankees promising young hurler, while Trey Mancini (3-for-3), Trumbo (4-for-10, 2 HR, 3 RBI) and Machado (4-for-14, 3 HR, 5 ...

Jun 19 2017

USOpen: Four-way tie at Erin Hills

It has been 20 years since Els won the U.S. Open at Congressional, when he held off Colin Montgomerie by a stroke. A crowded leaderboard missing most of golf's big name...

Jun 19 2017

Amir jolts India's top order

This was monumental from Pakistan , who in dispatching India by 180 runs seemed to nearly bend the will of the Gods, cricketing or otherwise, with the unstoppable forc...

Jun 19 2017

Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal held by Mexico at Confederations Cup

Portugal eventually broke the deadlock in the 34th minute when Ronaldo did well to pick out an un-marked Ricardo Quaresma , who skipped past Ochoa and slotted into ...

Jun 19 2017

Casey slumps down leaderboard at Erin Hills, Kim closes on Fowler

And if that's not enough of a traffic jam at the top, 18 players are separated by three shots to start the third round. Count former Taylor County and University of Ken...

Jun 19 2017

Brooks Koepka Wins US Open, Ties Lowest Winning Score In Tournament History

Brooks Koepka rose from the pack Sunday to lift his first major championship trophy after tying a U.S. Open scoring record. Fowler, the world's No. The dominance of th...

Jun 19 2017

Nation rages as Pak defeats arch-rival India in Champions Trophy

To avoid unnecessary and unwelcomed tensions, security personnel were deployed outside cricketer M. S. Dhoni's residence soon after the match. India vs Pakistan final...

Jun 19 2017

Fleury among players exposed for Vegas NHL expansion draft

Based on previous mock drafts, McPhee doesn't expect the Golden Knights to have any difficulty getting to the NHL's minimum payroll of 60 percent of the $75 million sal...

Jun 19 2017

Brooks Koepka wins US Open, Fowler finishes 6 shots behind

What he did looked awfully familiar Sunday at Erin Hills , minus any mess involving the rules. Wisconsin Erin Hills , near Milwaukee, is the longest course in US Ope...

Jun 19 2017

Koepka ties US Open record in capturing first major victory

The Globe's most recent sports headlines delivered to your inbox every morning. "Obviously the wind picked up and I felt like that played right into my hand", said Koep...

Jun 19 2017

No need for alarm bells after draw, says Ronaldo

With this draw, Portugal and Mexico are in second and third place, respectively, in Group A with one point each. Ronaldo had set up Nani for the opener in the f...

Jun 19 2017

Cristiano Ronaldo won't 'sound the alarm' after Portugal draw with Mexico

European champions, Portugal had to settle for a point against Mexico , as the two nations played out an entertaining 2-2 draw in their FIFA Confederations Cup tie. ...

Jun 19 2017

Draymond Green trolls the Cavaliers at Warriors championship parade

Green wore a custom-made T-shirt poking fun at how quickly the Warriors dispatched the Cavs with a play on "The Q", as Cleveland's home arena is known. "Well, he sent a...

Jun 19 2017

Brooks Koepka caps a record week with US Open title

Playing out of the penultimate twosome, the FSU product striped 12 (of 14) fairways and pelted 17 greens in regulation, gaining 5.181 strokes tee-to-green. Justin Thomas ...

Jun 19 2017

What are the Celtics thinking in potential trade with Sixers?

The Philadelphia 76ers are nearing the completion of a deal with the Boston Celtics to acquire the top overall pick in next week's NBA Draft , according to reports ...

Jun 19 2017

All-round India too good for Pakistan at Edgbaston

Rohit Sharma top-scored with 91, and put on 136 for the first wicket with Shikhar Dhawan (68). Kohli managed some big hits at the end of the innings and with Hardik...

Jun 19 2017

Juventus Reject Chelsea Bid For Defender Alex Sandro

Sandro, 26, has emerged as a transfer target for Antonio Conte as he looks to prepare his Chelsea squad for a Champions League campaign next season. "We said no, but ...

Jun 19 2017

Boston Celtics agree to trade top pick to Philadelphia 76ers

Philadelphia's 2018 unprotected first-round pick that was acquired from the Lakers has been part of the discussions, sources said. The Sixers used the No. 1 selection a...

Jun 19 2017

La Liga chief Javier Tebas "positive" of Cristiano Ronaldo innocence

He is now at the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation with the Portuguese national team where his team-mate Andre Silva said that Ronaldo was motivated for the tour...