Stories about Sport

Jun 24 2017

Devils select Swiss center Nico Hischier with No. 1 pick

The 18-year-old Altybarmakyan is from St. Petersburg, Russia. In the third round with the 70th pick, the Blackhawks drafted forward Andrei Altybarmakyan, who is from ...

Jun 24 2017

Bottas fastest ahead of Raikkonen in final practice in Baku

Red Bull's Max Verstappen , who dominated Friday practice, qualified fifth but his team mate Daniel Ricciardo was down in 10th after hitting a wall. Unfortunately for...

Jun 24 2017

Vegas Golden Knights make first picks in NHL Draft

There were so many different directions he could have gone in to craft an identity for the NHL's newest team, each one with its own unique set of strengths and weakness...

Jun 24 2017

Real President On Why Ronaldo Is Unhappy

Madrid prosecutors said that after signing for the Spanish giants from Benfica in 2010, Di Maria had used companies in Panama and Ireland to hide earnings from the mark...

Jun 24 2017

Winnipeg's Cody Glass drafted by Las Vegas Golden Knights

So now the Golden Knights not only have a roster , but have a lot of assets to deal, if they choose to do so. They paid United States dollars $500 million for the priv...

Jun 24 2017

Markelle Fultz calls selection by Sixers 'unreal'

If Tatum becomes Grant Hill - and if you were born after 2000, look him up - then, well, it would be awfully hard to complain. Thibodeau has enough young players in M...

Jun 24 2017

Mourinho accused of tax fraud in Spain

There is a growing list of football stars being investigated and prosecuted in Spain over accusations of tax evasion. The prosecutor said last Tuesday that there was ev...

Jun 24 2017

Cristiano Ronaldo Reportedly Not Wanted by Jose Mourinho at Manchester United

Di Maria is, like Ronaldo and Mourinho , a client of the Portuguese super agent Jorge Mendes, who himself has been summoned to appear before the court at Pozuelo de Alar...

Jun 24 2017

Hamilton takes his 66th pole at Azerbaijan

Lewis Hamilton insists he remains confident for his and Mercedes' chances in the Azerbaijan Grand Prix despite being consigned to tenth on the timesheets after another...

Jun 24 2017

Germany 3 - 2 Australia: Postecoglou hails fearless Socceroos in Confederations Cup opener

Germany's Leon Goretzka , right, is congratulated by Joshua Kimmich after he scored his side's third goal during the Confederations Cup , Group B soccer match betwee...

Jun 24 2017

Lions hopeful over Davies fitness for first Test

You can not win Test matches with a count that high. "I'm sure it was the same for the other players but it is something so unique and so special to an All Black becaus...

Jun 24 2017

Projections for the Golden Knights in 2017-18

The 18-year-old can still head back to Portland, Oregon to further improve his game, but Glass could be the ideal man to center a skillful line in Las Vegas in the future...

Jun 24 2017

Cristiano Ronaldo has 'full confidence' of Real Madrid after tax fraud charge

Cristiano Ronaldo has denied accusations by Spanish authorities that he evaded tax payments of 14.7m euros (£13m; $16m) from 2011 to 2014. The Portuguese footballer ...

Jun 24 2017

FIA Formula 2 in Baku: Race 1 kicks off

Sebastian Vettel was the quickest of the two Ferraris in third while the Mercedes duo of Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton , who failed to set a time on the quicke...

Jun 24 2017

Mayweather to fight McGregor in August

The Irishman simultaneously held the UFC featherweight and lightweight championships before relinquishing the 145-pound strap earlier this year. ESPN's Darren Rovel...

Jun 24 2017

Conor McGregor Mocks The Wrong Mayweather In Fight Announcement

Both fighters are known for their footwork and their ability to avoid getting hit, making their opponents miss the many of strikes they are throwing. " Floyd Mayweather...

Jun 24 2017

Ronaldo to Appear Before Judge in July for Tax Fraud

Both Ronaldo and Mourinho are represented by Portuguese agent Jorge Mendes. " Jose Mourinho has not received any notification with regards to the news published today"...

Jun 24 2017

Di Maria fined €2m in tax fraud

However, on July 31, Cristiano Ronaldo must attend to his first hearing at Madrid's Prosecutor's Office, after the authorities linked the brilliant athlete with an il...

Jun 24 2017

Boston Celtics Make Trade Of No.1 Pick Official, Ainge Excited

He said he had been open to working out for the Celtics and said it was possible they might draft him, anyway. INTERNATIONAL INTRIGUE: A year after almost half the dr...

Jun 24 2017

Ballet, pop stars & folk dances as Russian Federation welcomes FIFA Confederations Cup

Russia's president was in the $750 million new stadium in his native St. Petersburg to see forward Fyodor Smolov's 69th minute goal add to an own goal by New Zealand...