Stories about Sport

Jun 24 2017

LeBron James makes asinine claim about never playing for a Super Team

LeBron James scored 41 points and Kyrie Irving added 26 for the Cavs, who had won four straight potential elimination games against the Warriors before running out of ...

Jun 24 2017

Fultz, Ball, Smith headline list of point guards in NBA Draft

The Los Angeles Lakers landed their first-choice player from this year's National Basketball Association draft class as highly-rated college prospect Lonzo Ball joi...

Jun 24 2017

Vladimir Putin speech motivated Russian Federation, says Cherchesov

But, having come into the contest under significant pressure to start well in front of a 50,000-strong home crowd, the hosts responded superbly. A bombing in the St. T...

Jun 24 2017

The Highlights of the 2017 NBA Draft

When Lonzo Ball was drafted by the Lakers with the No. 2 pick in Thursday's NBA Draft , you knew his father, LaVar, wasn't going to sit quietly in his seat. In 36 ...

Jun 24 2017

Magic Johnson blasts D'Angelo Russell days after trading him to Nets

He had a feeling he was going to be taken by the Lakers . The Lakers selected ball in Thursday's NBA Draft with the No. 2 overall pick. "With the leading teams in ...

Jun 24 2017

Real Madrid reject Manchester United's bid for striker Alvaro Morata

Over the next four years, he played a total of 52 games across all competitions and scored 11 goals , notably winning the Champions League in 2014. However, there is...

Jun 24 2017

Magic sees Lonzo as 1 piece in Lakers' grand rebuilding plan

In late May, he liked a tweet which insinuated that the Lakers drafting UCLA point guard Lonzo Ball would be a bad idea with Russell still on the team. The Los An...

Jun 24 2017

Marcelo wants to leave Real Madrid if Cristiano Ronaldo exits

Mourinho left Real Madrid in 2013 to manage English club Chelsea for a second spell before signing with United a year ago. The news follows other high-profile cases...

Jun 24 2017

Crest Nicholson Holdings PLC (CRST) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Beaufort Securities

Among 3 analysts covering Harworth Estates Group Plc ( LON:HWG ), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. J P Morgan Chase & Co decreased their ...

Jun 24 2017

Clubs continue to fight over Kylian Mbappe

In 40 appearances across all competitions, Mbappe has scored 24 goals and played a crucial role in helping Monaco secure the Ligue 1 title ahead of French giants Paris ...

Jun 24 2017

Chile says it will consider joint bid for 2026 World Cup

This is a milestone tournament . VAR - or " Video Assistant Referee " - is a simple system akin to the ones you'll find in most major American sports. Vidal angrily dir...

Jun 24 2017

Verstappen leads 1st practice in Baku; Perez crashes

Azerbaijan's escape roads were arguably the most used pieces of tarmac throughout FP2 as, despite having already had an entire session on the track, the drivers still ...

Jun 24 2017

Editor's Note: Anti-Trump isn't enough for Democrats

Democrats also lost a special election in SC on Tuesday, where Republican Ralph Norman prevailed over Democrat Archie Parnell in a seat formerly held by Republican M...

Jun 24 2017

Andre Ward finishes Sergey Kovalev in eighth round, retains titles

ET, 6:00 p.m. PT. Kovalev had the better of the opening rounds, but Ward took advantage as his opponent started to fatigue. Ward had landed several hard body sh...

Jun 24 2017

Gatland calls on Lions to show boldness, flair in 1st test

The Lions haven't had the luxury in playing six matches in just over two weeks to devote any great attention to the development of their attacking game. "We won't stop ...

Jun 24 2017

Pressure nothing new for All Blacks, says Read

Yet Warren Gatland is optimistic that the tourists can defy the odds in his homeland and believes All Blacks head coach Steve Hansen is anxious about the threat that ...

Jun 24 2017

New Zealand v Lions: first Test

When Warren Gatland announced his Lions squad for the tour to New Zealand there was considerable disgruntlement in Scotland that only two of their kith and kin and ...

Jun 24 2017

76ers get No. 1 pick, chance to draft Fultz

Washington Huskies guard Markelle Fultz (20) shoots the ball as UCLA Bruins guard Aaron Holiday (3) defends during the second half at Alaska Airlines Arena at Hec Edmu...

Jun 24 2017

Magic Johnson says Lakers aren't close to another deal

The elder Ball confirmed that Nike, Adidas, and Under Armour all walked away from offering a shoe and apparel contract for his son when they refused to do a co-branding c...

Jun 24 2017

Jose Mourinho denies tax fraud

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo , accused of evading 14.7 million euros (S$22.8m) in tax, has been summoned to appear before a judge in Spain, judicial sources told A...