Stories about Sport

Jul 21 2017

Michael Oher, inspiration for 'The Blind Side', cut by the Carolina Panthers

He played in only three games during the 2016 season before being placed on injured reserve. Actress Sandra Bullock won an Oscar for her portrayal of Leigh Anne Tuohy, th...

Jul 20 2017

CAF Expands AFCON From 16 Teams To 24 Teams

Starting 2019, the Africa Cup of Nations will be contested by 24 teams from 16, confirms the Confederation of African Football ( CAF ). As well as the expansion-the...

Jul 20 2017

Monaco reject Manchester City bid for Benjamin Mendy

The 22-year-old left-back was left out of Monaco's pre-season squad that travelled to Switzerland fuelling speculation that Man City were closing in on a deal. The main t...

Jul 20 2017

RB Leipzig respond to Liverpool FC's latest Keita bid

Klopp was asked about Keita after Liverpool's 2-0 win over Crystal Palace in the Premier League Asia Trophy, and whether there will be an improved bid. "When that's hap...

Jul 20 2017

Chelsea make offer to sign 26-year-old from Real Madrid

AC Milan had shown interest but are concentrating their efforts on Torino's Andrea Belotti while another option for Milan and Chelsea, Pierre Emerick Aubameyang is expect...

Jul 20 2017

Colton Parayko and Blues agree on 5-year deal

According to Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman , the two sides have agreed to terms on a five-year contract extension worth a total of $27.5 million ($5.5 million AAV). St. L...

Jul 20 2017

Alex Bowman tapped to drive NASCAR No. 88 vehicle next season

He graduated to USAC sprint cars before moving into stock cars at 17. While he still hasn't won a Cup Series race, the pressure is mounting as the son of NASCAR champio...

Jul 20 2017

Monaco slam clubs over Mbappé tapping up

The Ligue 1 club says it may ask world governing body Federation Internationale de Football Association and the French league to consider disciplinary action. The extra...

Jul 20 2017

Here's what competing in the Tour de France does to your body

Poljanski lies in 75th position overall after 70 hours, 13 minutes and 50 seconds on the bike, a full one hour, 55 minutes and 14 seconds behind current yellow jersey w...

Jul 20 2017

Regrets Kaepernick Hair Comments

Vick addressed those comments on Thursday, claiming he regrets what he said. "His afro has nothing to do with him being signed and I wasn't trying to relay that messag...

Jul 20 2017

Jordan Spieth nearly flawless in first round at Open

During his post-round press conference at the Open, Spieth was asked about his recent Cabo vacation with a bevy of famous athletes (including Phelps, Michael Jordan, an...

Jul 20 2017

Mithali cautions India despite 'home' advantage in WWC semis

If Meg Lanning recovers completely and makes a comeback in the team, Haynes will have to hand back the captaincy to the former. "Now we get to play India twice". Au...

Jul 20 2017

MTG Scores Rights to Mayweather vs. McGregor PPV

Considering Mayweather's standing as the greatest boxer of his generation, Smith said he understands why McGregor would take every chance he gets to shake Mayweather's ps...

Jul 20 2017

Marlins trade Phelps to Mariners for 4 minor leaguers

Phelps has been one of the most consistent and durable relievers over the past couple years, posting a 2.28 ERA over 86.2 innings of work during the 2016 season. Nearly e...

Jul 20 2017

Derrick Rose and the Cavaliers having serious contract talks

The Cavs only have room under the cap to offer him a veteran minimum deal or to use up to $2.5 million of their taxpayer mid-level exception. But since then, his career h...

Jul 20 2017

Cylclone running back named to Walker Watch List

Johnson was the eighth Terp this summer to be named to a preseason watch list . The Doak Walker Award announced 61 candidates for the award given to the best back in f...

Jul 20 2017

Dustin Johnson and Jordan Spieth favourites as British Open begins

I wouldn't get your hopes up whatsoever. Another birdie putt on the third slid just past the hole, but the American then did very well to get up and down from the front...

Jul 20 2017

Iwobi rescues Arsenal against Nemesis Bayern Munich

If you remember, Bayern won both the home and away match of that duel 5-1 and 1-5 respectively. Returning to the club after yet another unsuccessful loan spell at Charl...

Jul 20 2017

Chelsea agree deal to sign Real Madrid striker Morata

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho says that Alvaro Morata - a former target for the Portuguese - will be a "very good" signing for Chelsea . Morata said: "I ...

Jul 20 2017

James Jones Is Retiring, Joining The Suns' Front Office

Phoenix have not been to the playoffs since reaching the Western Conference finals in 2010. The Cavaliers' nickname for Jones was "Champ". "We welcome "Champ" and his...