Stories about Sport

Jun 25 2017

Cristiano Ronaldo reportedly no longer wants to leave Real Madrid

The summoning of Ronaldo coincided with the same Madrid-based prosecutor's office accusing Mourinho of two counts of tax fraud. Real Madrid and Man United are not directl...

Jun 25 2017

India beat hosts England by 35 runs

Heather Knight won the toss and chose to field first, but the decision backfired as India piled on the runs at will, scoring 281 for the loss of three wickets. "It's g...

Jun 25 2017

Team NZ take charge of America's Cup final

Fans in Bermuda supporting Team New Zealand's America's Cup bid appear to have been targeted by vandals. New Zealand are now just four wins away from the eight required...

Jun 25 2017

How close Messi came to playing for Real Madrid not Barcelona

Asked what makes Messi so good in an era that also includes four-time Ballon d'Or victor and Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo, Garcia replied: "He makes football very...

Jun 25 2017

War of Words heats up ahead of first test

We're in it constantly". "One hundred and sixty games for us, he's pretty resilient", was Rennie's reasoning. Utility back Damian McKenzie, winger James Lowe and prop...

Jun 25 2017

Red Bull take top two spots in Azerbaijan practice

But Verstappen hit a barrier late on and while escaping unharmed, his auto suffered some damage. " Things could be better, as this is still the first day of my first ti...

Jun 25 2017

The Audible: Winning in 2017 erases Warriors 2016 collapse

The 28-year-old concluded his NBA Finals MVP performance averaging 35.2 points on 55.6 percent shooting from the field and 47.4 percent from beyond the arc. We've talke...

Jun 25 2017

At highest-scoring US Open ever, Brooks Koepka wins first major championship

Koepka began filling his passport. He earned $2.16 million, his nation's championship and the comfort of knowing the far-flung trips to Kenya and Kazakhstan and India an...

Jun 25 2017

British Open odds: Brooks Koepka still seems like pretty good value

Brooks Koepka reacts on the 18th hole during the fourth round of the U.S. Open golf tournament Sunday, June 18, 2017, at Erin Hills in Erin, Wis . Americans Xander Sc...

Jun 25 2017

Portugal Through To Semifinal, Mexico Eliminate Hosts — FIFA Confed Cup

Ronaldo's fine form has continued in the colours of Portugal , with a brace in a World Cup qualifier against Latvia followed by two efforts at the Confederations Cup ...

Jun 25 2017

South Africa beat England to level series

The deciding match will be played at Cardiff on Sunday. UK: TV: Sky Sports 2. England - 1. Alex Hales, 2. As if to emphasise the visitor's aggressive approach...

Jun 25 2017

Putin: Russians do not see America as enemy

He also said that CIA Director John Brennan created a "fear and paranoia" with his testimony that Russian Federation directly interfered in the election. Putin said d...

Jun 25 2017

Dwyane Wade likely to opt out following Jimmy Butler trade?

A potential new "Big Three" could be forming in Minnesota . Then, for the second year in a row, they failed to make a significant move with all the assets they've acquir...

Jun 25 2017

Russian Federation crash out of Confederations Cup in group stage

Russia: The host nation realistically needs to beat Mexico to ensure its spot in the semifinals. After promising to rotate his starting lineup for a third Confederat...

Jun 25 2017

Lakers' Luke Walton: LaVar's claims will initially put pressure on Lonzo Ball

I know it's going to take time to build and we're building, but when we get the right people in here, we're going to win". Still, it's pretty rare to hear an executive ...

Jun 25 2017

Vegas Golden Knights add to developing roster with three first-rounders

Really, the biggest sin of the expansion process may have been forcing people to watch the show. The Golden Knights' trade acquisitions also are intriguing. “At the end...

Jun 25 2017

Philadelphia 76ers: 5 reasons Markelle Fultz was the right pick

Simmons was an interesting story this past season with the Arizona Wildcats. Fultz shot 47.6 percent from the field, made 41.3 percent of his 3-point attempts, reached do...

Jun 25 2017

NBA Draft Grades: Atlantic Division features great drafts for 76ers and Celtics

At least I got to see them three-peat twice in the 1990s. "It's something that nearly all kids dream of and for me to do this, it just goes down in the history book and i...

Jun 25 2017

Ward vs Kovalev 2: Belt line shots are not low blows

The fighters wanted it, the money men certainly fancied another slice of the pie, and followers of the fight game couldn't wait. That's not just talk, that's real. Flores...

Jun 25 2017

NBA Draft Winners, Losers: Analyzing Best, Worst Of Crazy Two Rounds

He averaged 23.2 points, 5.9 assists, 5.7 rebounds and 1.6 steals over 25 games last season for the University of Washington Huskies. Fultz played just 25 games in c...