Stories about Sport

May 19 2017

Board OKs conditional lease for Raiders stadium in Las Vegas

The Raiders are hoping to break ground on the $1.9 billion, 65,000-seat domed stadium with natural grass this summer. A special meeting is set to vote on the lease agre...

May 19 2017

Rodgers out to beat O'Neill's record season

Avoiding defeat to Hearts on Sunday will make Celtic Scottish football's first unbeaten invincibles since season 1898-99 but an outstanding team display was overshadowed ...

May 19 2017

Mariota and his O-line go big at Predators game

Game three of the NHL Western Conference final series moves to Nashville as the Predators and the Anaheim Ducks are tied 1-1. Neal, who scored the game-winning go...

May 19 2017

Manchester City's Pablo Zabaleta Preparing For An 'Emotional' Farewell

We now have 72 and want to go to 75. Aguero was even dropped for a Champions League game at Barcelona in mid-October, a decision many could not understand. Taking a l...

May 19 2017

Toronto CF Kevin Pillar apologizes for using anti-gay slur

Freeman was hurt when hit by a pitch from Toronto's Aaron Loup in Wednesday night's 8-4 win over the Blue Jays. Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Joe Biagini sits o...

May 19 2017

Sergio Garcia moves into contention at windy Sawgrass

By playing the final three holes in nine shots - 3-under par - he salvaged a 1-over 73 and kept himself in the game. And just to balance affairs, two past champions fro...

May 19 2017

Conte praises fans after Chelsea victory

Courtois spent three years on loan at Atletico Madrid , winning La Liga before claiming a Premier League title in his first season in English football. Now Cesc is showi...

May 19 2017

Harry Kane victor ends an era at the Lane

The Blues clinched their fifth Premier League - and sixth overall - title on Friday night following a 1-0 win at West Brom, with closest challengers Spurs opening the doo...

May 19 2017

Venus Williams Knocks Johanna Konta Out of Italian Open

She could not maintain her momentum, however, and after she again began to struggle on serve again, Williams was able to capitalise and the American ran out a convincing ...

May 19 2017

Novak Djokovic eases through opener in Rome

Everything that made Nadal the world's best at his peak appeared to be on display against the outclassed American, as that familiar combination of dynamic court coverag...

May 19 2017

Terry makes scoring return to line-up for champion Chelsea

Hiddink was brought in as caretaker boss for a second time, steadying the team to a 10th-placed finish before owner Roman Abramovich turned to Conte. After the Arsenal ga...

May 19 2017

Mauricio Pochettino: Tottenham keeping key players like Harry Kane

Inevitably, Europe's top clubs will be considering mega-money bids for Kane in the close season, but Pochettino has no intention of selling his prize asset at any cost. M...

May 19 2017

Tim Duncan back at Spurs practice; Kawhi Leonard at facility on Thursday

OAKLAND , Calif. (AP) - Still unbeaten, the Golden State Warriors have a few days to heal up again. "In a way it's a game that you should be the most energized and read...

May 19 2017

Rockies-Twins game postponed by stormy weather

The highly touted right-hander struck out seven of the first 13 batters he faced and held the Rockies hitless through four innings. NOTES: Rockies C Tony Wolters was...

May 19 2017

Spurs fan files lawsuit against Zaza Pachulia

The Warriors scored the games' first five points and cruised to victory, taking a 2-0 lead in best-of-seven series. Kevin Durant added 16 points while Draymond Green ...

May 19 2017

Eliud Kipchoge Sets New Record in the History of Running

Team Kenya head coach Julius Kirwa and veteran long distance trainer David Letting noted that Kipchoge , who clocked 2 hours, 00minutes and 25 seconds while attempting t...

May 19 2017

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho slams the Premier League scheduling

It's a tremendous effort but no help unfortunately from the Premier League to give him the best chance of winning a trophy that Manchester United haven't won. Jose Mourin...

May 19 2017

Mourinho vows to rest Man Utd players at Arsenal

Berizzo retains belief in his team to get the job done in the second leg, having scored at least once in every away Europa League game this season. "They have a lot of cr...

May 19 2017

Spurs' Asia tour 'big, big deal' - Pochettino

So he is on the lookout for the next Dele Alli instead as Tottenham go shopping for young, hungrier players who won't demand huge salaries. We took a big risk on Dele A...

May 19 2017

DeMar DeRozan says Raptors would have won if they had LeBron James

That streak ended when Toronto beat the Cavs in Games 3 and 4 of the Eastern Conference finals, but the Raptors couldn't duplicate the feat this time around. James ...