Stories about Sport

Jul 23 2017

W2W4 at The Open: Can anyone catch Jordan Spieth?

However, this championship has belonged so far to Spieth and, with the bit clearly between his teeth, it would be a major surprise if he doesn't go on to claim a third ...

Jul 23 2017

Spieth Remains British Open Leader

So ruthlessly efficient and locked in was Spieth that Kuchar, his playing partner, had to remind him to relish the moment as they walked up the No. 18 fairway toward the ...

Jul 23 2017

Spieth backs up his swagger with impressive first round

Johnson was on his own for a few weeks when Koepka headed from Wisconsin to Las Vegas to celebrate. He also finished tied fourth in the British Open that year. The bu...

Jul 23 2017

Mourinho rules out United move for Bale

Manchester United: De GEA (Romero, 46), Valencia (PHOS-Mensah, 77), Lindale (Jones, 46) Smalling (Bailly, 46), Blind (Darmian, 46), Herrera (Carrick, 63), Pogba, Rashfor...

Jul 23 2017

Open Championship wrap after third round

Colin Montgomerie made the observation early on Saturday morning, saying the players needed to feast on the Birkdale course in what had shaped up to be benign conditions....

Jul 23 2017

Rory McIlroy 'disappointed' at missed opportunity

A year ago at Augusta, he led the U.S. Masters by five strokes at the turn, but a dramatic meltdown - including a quadruple bogey - cost him dearly and he was beaten by...

Jul 23 2017

Jordan Spieth in tie for lead after first round

His shot out of the rough barely rolled into a pot bunker to the right of the 16th green, leaving the ball on a slight slope near the back edge. "Good time to back me",...

Jul 23 2017

Fantasy Premier League tips: Chelsea bargains, best buys and players to avoid

Inter have gone from distancing themselves from the deal, to negotiating on the price, to stating they are happy for it to happen but only in exchange for Anthony Martial...

Jul 23 2017

Spieth turns in a beauty on a nasty day at British Open

AMERICAN golfers dominated the opening round of The Open Championship , with US Open champion Brooks Koepka and double major champion Jordan Spieth both overcoming...

Jul 23 2017

Victory for Boasson Hagen at Tour de France

The peloton cross the finish more than 12 minutes late, and Froome has kept his lead intact on Bardet , 23 seconds, and on Uran , 29 seconds. Bora Hansgrohe's Maci...

Jul 23 2017

McIlroy maintains hope after nightmare start

Early Thursday when everything that could go wrong was going wrong for the Northern Irishman, his caddie J.P. Fitzgerald decided he'd seen enough. " What the f*** are you...

Jul 23 2017

Tour de France 2017, stage 21

Froome arrived in Marseille for Saturday's time trial with a slender 23-second lead over France's great hope Romain Bardet . Froome will not have his lead attacke...

Jul 23 2017

Spieth stays clear as birdies flow at Birkdale

Since his ball twice splashed in Rae's Creek at Augusta National, Spieth found himself mostly frustrated in the game's biggest tournaments. No one did it better than So...

Jul 23 2017

Spieth copes best in grim conditions to lead British Open

Displaying a fantastic short game whenever he seemed ready to get in trouble, Spieth didn't make a bogey in the first round of the Open. Fowler was a model of inconsisten...

Jul 23 2017

Spieth continues British Open charge, McIlroy fades

He had reason to believe his reign would last as long as he wanted it to. World No 1 Dustin Johnson remained out of sorts with his irons as he carded a 72 to close on t...

Jul 23 2017

Spieth out in front in British Open

Jordan Spieth has been saying it for a long time. Spieth was 9 under through 13, while Kuchar was 7 under, three ahead of the nearest contender, Grace. He's been one of ...

Jul 23 2017

Kevin De Bruyne Says Don't Compare Romelu Lukaku To Lionel Messi

Lukaku was sold to Everton by Jose Mourinho when he was Chelsea manager in 2014, but the 24-year-old said that working with the Portuguese again was one of the reason...

Jul 23 2017

Kuchar takes Open lead with two early birdies

Really nice to be bogey free. "Really good start. Everything was strong", Spieth said . So things are in check. "It's just about keeping it consistent". As delightful ...

Jul 23 2017

Derrick Rose In Talks To Join Cavs On 1-Year Deal

A person familiar with the negotiations says the Cleveland Cavaliers are discussing a contract with former NBA MVP Derrick Rose . Honestly, I do not believe that...

Jul 23 2017

Tony Pulis: 'West Bromwich Albion will not pursue Kieran Gibbs'

Arsenal have rejected an offer from Premier League rivals West Bromwich Albion for full-back Kieran Gibbs , according to Sky Sports News. "It will be determined b...