Stories about Sport

Aug 09 2017

Athletes at World Athletics Championships hit by gastro outbreak

Makwala insisted he felt well and wanted to race but when he attempted to go through the dedicated athlete's entrance an official and security personnel barred his way an...

Aug 09 2017

Mike Trout gets 1000th hit, also homers on 26th birthday

It was the fourth time Trout has homered on his birthday and he now joins Mel Ott, Jimmie Foxx and Mickey Mantle as the only players in Major League Baseball history to...

Aug 09 2017

ME native Dick MacPherson, former Patriots coach, dies at 86

Among the highlights of his coaching career were an upset over No. 1 Nebraska in 1984 and an undefeated season in 1987 that culminated in a 16-16 tie in the Sugar Bowl. M...

Aug 09 2017

Beyonce Wrote the Forward to 'Prince

In a preview posted on their site, Beyonce wrote, "Truth be told, the word "icon" only scratches the surface of what Prince was and what he remains to me". The handso...

Aug 09 2017

Moeen spins England to victory as Root beds in nicely

Captain Joe Root now believes this could be the start of something great for England , who have a three Test series against the West Indies to come before heading Do...

Aug 09 2017

Knicks sign Michael Beasley, a former No. 2 overall pick

The team also announced that new general manager Scott Perry has bolstered the front office with a handful of additions. While the deal is apparently slated to keep Beasl...

Aug 09 2017

Mexico's Carlos Vela To Join Expansion LAFC

Vela has scored 72 goals in all competitions for Real Sociedad. Vela, who has been in Europe since 2005 when he moved to Arsenal from Guadalajara as a teenager , also...

Aug 09 2017

Randy Couture Jon Jones Can Beat Brock Lesnar ... Here's How

At the same time, I fear no man. "I'm the baddest man on the planet for a reason. The UFC slogan is 'as real as it gets.' It was a very real moment, a moment that I app...

Aug 09 2017

National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NOV) Downgraded by SunTrust Banks, Inc. to "Sell"

Analysts have a mean recommendation of 2.80 on this stock (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" with...

Aug 09 2017

Kentucky woman allegedly beats husband, sets him on fire

She poured gasoline on him and set him on fire. The 40-year-old wife then bundled her injured spouse into a vehicle and raced to St Joseph Hospital London. "She then al...

Aug 09 2017

Roma chief Monchi admits Mahrez move now OFF

The Algerian winger handed in a transfer request earlier this summer and is determined to leave the King Power Stadium. Roma sporting director Monchi says the club ...

Aug 09 2017

Jets DL Sheldon Richardson insults Giants WR Brandon Marshall again

On Monday, Richardson told ESPN Radio that Marshall - now a member of the Giants - quit on the Jets and intimated that he was a drama queen. "For me, he's been cool",...

Aug 09 2017

Terrell Davis: 'We're all scared' by CTE findings

A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association on July 25 said CTE was diagnosed in 110 of 111 former National Football League players whose brain...

Aug 09 2017

Bengals coach Marvin Lewis 'taking time away' for minor health issue

Cincinnati opens its preseason slate Friday at home against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers . Special teams coordinator Darrin Simmons will oversee Lewis' duties and Lewis is...

Aug 09 2017

Paloma Partners Management Co Has $783000 Stake in Office Depot, Inc. (ODP)

Paloma Partners Management Co's holdings in Office Depot were worth $783,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors h...

Aug 09 2017

Brolin's Cable Is Ready For Battle in New Deadpool 2 Set Photos

The Cable images were met with near-universal praise from fans of the comics , many of whom declared it a "perfect" recreation of the futuristic hero. The character of T...

Aug 09 2017

49ers LB Donavin Newsom taken to hospital after scary collision with teammate

The incident left teammates visibly shaken and they would eventually leave the field in silence, according to NFL Network's Mike Garafolo. " San Francisco 49ers linebac...

Aug 09 2017

Paul Scholes: Manchester United's £40m Nemanja Matic signing surprised me

Matic has won two Premier League titles with Chelsea including success in 2014 - under the supervision of Jose Mourinho . "I really like the Matic signing", he sa...

Aug 09 2017

PGA Championship: Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth among odds favorites

I love the golf course. For now, Spieth is on that list with Mickelson and 11 others to win only three of the four majors. McIlroy holds the course record with the 61...

Aug 09 2017

Cavs former GM David Griffin comes to Kyrie Irving's defense

According to Yahoo Sports, Griffin said, "Most guys don't have the courage to do what he did". Suddenly, the team's direction shifted, as did Irving's role. While the...