Stories about Sport

Jun 24 2017

Confederations Cup: Mexico dumps New Zealand, Cristiano Ronaldo helps Portugal beat Russian Federation

We know Portugal are world class and they pose different problems to Mexico , but we are going to come to this game with the same mentality. If certain practical, or...

Jun 24 2017

Huskies' Markelle Fultz taken No. 1 overall in NBA Draft by 76ers

After trading its No. 3 pick and a future first-rounder to Boston earlier this week, the Sixers became just the fourth team in National Basketball Association history t...

Jun 24 2017

Ronaldo ready to pay 14.7m euros in Spanish tax fraud case

Perez also declared that the situation will be fully dealt with once Ronaldo returns from the Confederations Cup, while recent rumours claim that Ronaldo is now more sett...

Jun 24 2017

Spieth leads by 1 midway through 2nd round at Travelers

World number four Jason Day of Australia missed the cut, firing four bogeys and four birdies for a 70 to stand on 142. "For an off day, to shoot one-under, hopefully ...

Jun 24 2017

Koepka clinches first major with victory at US Open

No one did a better job of answering every challenge. Meanwhile, Koepka shook off any pressure and proceeded to make three consecutive birdies at the 14th, 15th and 16th ...

Jun 24 2017

Costa prepared to dig heels in over Chelsea exit

If Costa moved back to Atletico he would not be able to play until January because Federation Internationale de Football Association has banned them from registering ...

Jun 24 2017

Jose Mourinho faces accusation of tax fraud

The claims against Mourinho come amid a lengthening list of tax fraud cases involving soccer stars in Spain. Spanish prosecutors filed a claim against the former Real m...

Jun 24 2017

Germany hold off Confederations Cup challenge from Australia

The average age of Germany's starting lineup on Monday was only 22 and a half years old, and the two oldest starters, Lars Stindl and Sandro Wagner , only had a coup...

Jun 24 2017

Jimmy Butler traded to Minnesota Timberwolves

They were among the youngest teams in the league last season, cast as a team that could be a force once all of their pups grew up. He averaged 15.6 points, 7.2 rebounds...

Jun 24 2017

Philadelphia 76ers select Fultz with number one overall pick

Fultz, who is expected to be taken with the No. 1 selection by the Philadelphia 76ers , stood in the middle of the front row holding a basketball and wearing a gray suit...

Jun 24 2017

Josh Jackson says he would 'love' to play for Celtics

Tatum was still available, so it all worked out. What did Danny do in Sacramento instead of meeting with Jackson? Later in the first round , Wake Forest forward John...

Jun 24 2017

Lakers locked to take Lonzo Ball after Paul George unveils FA plan

Wherever I go that's where I'm supposed to be", Lonzo says. The NBA offseason has been in effect for only one week, but speculation of trade talk and rumors has waste...

Jun 24 2017

Soft dismissals cost us the match, says de Villiers

Their batting was tentative while India looked sharper and on their game which meant they could capitalise once disaster struck for South Africa with the run out of d...

Jun 24 2017

Sixers clear way to make Markelle Fultz the No. 1 pick

From there it could be Tatum, Josh Jackson of Kansas, Kentucky's De'Aaron Fox or some other player in the mix at No. 3, where the Celtics will now pick after the deal wit...

Jun 24 2017

NBA Draft Day Fail: Does Markelle Fultz Know Who He's Playing For?

With the Eastern and Western Conferences so top heavy, teams have been forced to go one of two paths. But a wonderful night for freshman wasn't great for all of them. I...

Jun 24 2017

Josh Jackson: Not enough time to work out for Celtics after trade

He wouldn't comment on any of the potential trades the Celtics were rumored to have been offered Thursday, but did say "It was a little blown out of proportion; I'll leav...

Jun 24 2017

Sixers make Fultz top pick, Lakers snag Ball second

While that was being completed, the draft got off to a familiar start with the same top-four picks as previous year: Philadelphia, the Lakers , Boston and Phoenix. They ...

Jun 24 2017

Tigers release struggling reliever Francisco Rodriguez

The Tigers also placed outfielder Alex Presley on the seven-day concussion disabled list. The Tigers have experienced bullpen woes again this year, and Rodriguez's de...

Jun 24 2017

Raikkonen prepared to help Vettel win fifth F1 title

We do it 20 times, on a very public platform: "the race track". Despite his dominant win at the Canadian Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton insists Sebastian Vettel and Fe...

Jun 24 2017

Marin Cilic through to quarterfinals at Queen's

Cilic has been faithful to Queen's, where he is playing the Wimbledon tune-up for the 11th consecutive year; and was competing in his sixth quarter-final at the tournamen...