Stories about Sport

Jul 23 2017

Jordan Spieth: The Open is the 'easiest' major to win

So I'd say, good week to back me!" "I feel now, though, at this stage of my career I've sort of somewhat proved that that wasn't a flash in the pan, so I can come back to...

Jul 23 2017

El Salvador duo suspended for biting United States players

El Salvador defender Henry Romero bit Jozy Altidore on the shoulder and grabbed his nipple. The U.S. faces Costa Rica on Saturday night in a semifinal. Uruguay's Luis...

Jul 23 2017

Jordan Spieth tightens grip on Claret Jug

The final pair of Spieth and Kuchar were not due out until 3:55pm, with a 30 per cent chance of a shower forecast from 4pm. A year ago at Augusta, he led the Masters by...

Jul 23 2017

Antonio Conte: Alvaro Morata was Chelsea's first choice

Bakayoko will remain in Monaco for now as he is recovering from a knee injury. Ex-Everton forward Lukaku joined Jose Mourinho at Manchester United earlier this month in...

Jul 23 2017

Cubs rally in 8th to take down Cardinals

After Paul DeJong and Randal Grichuk homered off Lester in the eighth to put St. Louis up 2-0, the Cubs strung a couple of hits against Wainwright. Dexter Fowler's throw ...

Jul 23 2017

Previewing the Open Championship; The field, course and predictions

Yet the eight players who have won British Opens at Birkdale have collected 19 Claret Jugs among them, an indicator this golf course favors the more seasoned, accomplis...

Jul 23 2017

Seager, Utley and Taylor homer and Dodgers beat Braves 4-2

As Burdi had Tommy John surgery in May, one has to wonder what, exactly, the Braves saw that they did not expect. "We enjoyed that ride", manager Dave Roberts said. Y...

Jul 23 2017

Watch Eryk Anders score first-round knockout in his UFC debut

With the win, Anders improves to 9-0, with six first round finishes. He found out less than two weeks ago that he was moving up from the Legacy Fighting Alliance. Anders ...

Jul 23 2017

Garcia trade talks hit snag

Garcia pitched seven innings and hit a grand slam. On the mound, Garcia was more conventionally impressive, allowing three runs. Each implosion seemed a bit more stunni...

Jul 23 2017

Mumaith Khan To Quit Bigg Boss For Drugs Probe

Mumait Khan , who has acted in 40 Telugu, 20 Hindi, 16 Tamil and five Kannada films, is one of the contestants in the first season of Bigg Boss Telugu being hosted by NT ...

Jul 23 2017

Johnson, Spieth favourites as British Open begins

England's Tommy Fleetwood grew up in Southport near Royal Birkdale What is the weather looking like? Now he's back at Royal Birkdale. Back in 2008, it was a fist-pu...

Jul 23 2017

City £230m spree will set record for transfer window

The 23-year-old will reportedly fly out to Los Angeles to join up with City for their pre-season tour of the USA. It will bring Manchester City's spending to over €20...

Jul 23 2017

Spieth to take three-shot lead into British Open final round

McIlroy has missed the cut at three of his last four tournaments — the U.S. Open , the Irish Open and the Scottish Open — and said he was "nervous. The chasing pack ...

Jul 23 2017

Mark Robinson believes women's cricket can be as big as tennis

The wicketkeeper-batter came to the fore when it mattered most in the semi-final, scoring 54 in victory over South Africa to go with her 147 against the same opposition e...

Jul 23 2017

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte confirms family joining him in London

The 30-year-old is said to be willing to move to Chelsea after Inter endured a disappointing campaign last year, but the Nerazzurri don't want to lose him and are inc...

Jul 23 2017

Spieth surges ahead as McIlroy makes move at Open

A victory in The Open Championship would allow him to claim three of the four major championships before the age of 24. Kuchar is second at 4 to 1. He wound up with d...

Jul 23 2017

British Open 2017: Rory McIlroy 'ecstatic' as turnaround continues

After two rounds of The Open Championship, one of golf's biggest stars finds himself alone in first place. On the other hand, Rickie Fowler said: "It was fun". "I am ...

Jul 23 2017

A Knicks deal for Kyrie Irving needs to happen ASAP

According to Jordan Schultz of Yahoo! The Cavaliers are in a position where they have a lot of uncertainty going forward and they could wind up losing LeBron James ag...

Jul 23 2017

Kyle Busch lined up Indy 500 auto but was denied by 'boss'

Brad Keselowski is another driver to watch after he finished fifth last week at New Hampshire. "My confidence has definitely been high all season in all forms of rac...

Jul 23 2017

The Open: Rory McIlroy delighted with second-day performance

He started the week as a 20/1 shot, drifted out as high as 90/1 during his front nine on Thursday - I know of one Irish punter who dived in and got money on Rory at those...