Stories about Sport

Aug 31 2017

Rafael Nadal: Murray's US Open withdrawal 'difficult to understand'

Being honest, it's a little bit too much. "I don't think we're both thinking that far ahead". Nadal could face Bulgarian seventh seed Grigor Dimitrov, coming off his ...

Aug 31 2017

US Open: Rafael Nadal cruises past Dusan Lajovic in first round match

Showers showed up before noon Tuesday and led to the postponements of dozens of matches. I missed it a year ago. Roger Federer survived a scare to overcome determined...

Aug 31 2017

World No.1 Nadal starts US Open with comfortable win

It was in the deciding set that the match came alive under the roof in front of a boisterous crowd. Keys reached the U.S. Open's fourth round each of the past two years...

Aug 31 2017

ESPN Football Anchor Quits Over Player Safety Concerns

Ed Cunningham says he's walking away from analyzing games on ESPN this year because he believes the game is too unsafe for the brain, as reported by John Branch of th...

Aug 31 2017

Sinking Pirates fall to Jake Arrieta, Cubs

The Cubs swept three games in Atlanta last month. How on earth do you really pick, with Quintana ultimately pitching really well, Schwarber homering twice, and Happ alm...

Aug 31 2017

Tottenham join West Ham in pursuit of Barcelona midfielder Gomes

Of the two, if I were Gomes , I'd choose Tottenham with the club on the rise and expected to challenge for honours this season, as opposed to West Ham United who are l...

Aug 31 2017

Keita 'excited' by confirmed Liverpool FC switch

Leipzig previously rejected Liverpool's £66 million bid for the talented midfielder last month. Arsene Wenger thought last week that the door to sign Lemar from Mo...

Aug 31 2017

Liverpool agree deal to sign Naby Keita next summer

Jurgen Klopp has been after Keita all summer after identifying the midfielder as one of his prime transfer targets but Liverpool initially found it hard to agree terms...

Aug 31 2017

Kuldeep Yadav is hungry for wickets

Virat Kohli's India have been on a roll recently and the good times continue to prosper for the Men in Blue. He made an equally impressive ODI debut in the West Indies...

Aug 31 2017

Mahrez Leaves Algeria Camp To Finalise Move

Arsene Wenger's men received huge criticism for the 4-0 loss at Liverpool last time out, Arsenal's second consecutive defeat having previously lost 1-0 to Stoke City....

Aug 31 2017

Celtics, Cavaliers reach agreement on Kyrie Irving, Isaiah Thomas trade

The Cavaliers' initial demands were as high as one of the Celtics' prized young forwards, Jaylen Brown or Jayson Tatum , before going down to a future first-rounder,...

Aug 31 2017

Hope shines as West Indies stun England at Headingley

England had been eight down with Chris Woakes , on 61, and Stuart Broad both unbeaten at the crease when they were waved in. He will have to get proficient in leading...

Aug 31 2017

PV Sindhu, coach Gopichand call on Tel CM

Commenting on her opponent, Sindhu said: "Okuhara was never easy..." Impressed by Badminton Association of India (BAI) President Himanta Biswa Sarma's initiative to cre...

Aug 31 2017

Coyotes captain Shane Doan calls it a career

Doan is retiring as the Jets/Coyotes all-time leader in games played (1,540), goals (402), assists (570), total points (972) powerplay goals (128), game-winning goals (69...

Aug 31 2017

Ibrahimovic rejoins Manchester United

Former Arsenal player, Thierry Henry, is also of the same belief that Ibrahimovic will help United win the Premier League this year. "He doesn't do that - he wants ...

Aug 31 2017

As Harvey rages, Texas senators defend votes against Sandy funding

The Sandy aid bill ultimately passed the House only because of overwhelming Democratic support. "[Hurricane Sandy was] the disaster that was the longest, in waiting in ...

Aug 31 2017

Vettel: No circuit for Ferrari to fear in title run

Therefore, as the season goes on with different engine cycles and things like that, we don't see the peak performances until FP3. By lap 10, Hamilton was 1.7 seconds ...

Aug 31 2017

Why Isn't Flooding Covered By Regular Homeowners' Insurance?

The NFIP is already deeply in debt and likely will have to be bailed out again by USA taxpayers, as it was after Katrina, to cover the bill for flood damage claims from...

Aug 31 2017

Zlatan won't play in Champions League group stage for Man United

Three minutes after entering the field, Rashford was cracking open deadlocks.... He said: "I was the first to tell my board not to feel any kind of pressure from me in ...

Aug 31 2017

Arsenal players 'want Alexis Sanchez exit'

Manchester City will return with a significantly improved cash-only offer of around £70m for Alexis Sanchez , as they hope to finally convince Arsenal to sell the pla...