Stories about Sport

Oct 06 2017

Looseness likely good sign for Chicago Cubs entering postseason

Cubs: CF Ian Happ (.253, 24 HRs, 68 RBIs) or Jon Jay (.296, 2, 34, .374 OBP) or 2B-OF Ben Zobrist (.232, 12, 50), 3B Kris Bryant (.295, 29, 73, .409 OBP), 1B Anthony R...

Oct 06 2017

UFC 216 headliner's family nearly fell victim to Las Vegas shooter

The first face seen in UFC 216 Countdown: Ferguson vs Lee promo is that of Conor McGregor . "Everyone was saying to me get in and ragdoll him and muscle him from the b...

Oct 06 2017

With Dalvin Cook done for the season, Vikings add Stevan Ridley

Ridley gained 773 yards on 178 carries in 2013, scoring seven touchdowns. Ridley hasn't had a meaningful statistical season since he tore his ACL in 2014, and the Vikin...

Oct 05 2017

Alabama at Texas AM

Here are some players you should watch in this week's game along with my predictions. A&M (4-1, 2-0) plays host to top-ranked Alabama (5-0, 2-0) at 6:15 p.m. An even bi...

Oct 05 2017

Alexandre Lacazette: How Arsenal star's MUM stopped him from becoming a goalkeeper

The France worldwide says he once enjoyed playing in goal, but his mother believed that was too unsafe and instructed him to play as a forward instead. "Sometimes I was e...

Oct 05 2017

Virat Kohli can become one of India's great captains, says Sourav Ganguly

Australian skipper Steven Smith admitted that the team failed to execute its plans and were below par right throughout the series. Ganguly then had special words of p...

Oct 05 2017

Messi gets 'pissed off' if he doesn't get the ball: Xavi

He also believes Argentina can win the 2018 World Cup but they must not leave his former club colleague without the ball. In 2014, Argentina lost to a 113th minute Mari...

Oct 05 2017

Diego Simeone heaps praise on Chelsea

Later on, Mitchy Batshuayi scored a 94th-minute goal to salvage all three away points for the Blues . We improved when Griezmann went on (Tiemoue) Bakayoko and left Da...

Oct 05 2017

Yankees use LeBron James to troll Indians on Twitter

Over at Progressive Field on Thursday, the American League Division Series will be kicking off with Game 1 in a matchup between the New York Yankees and the Cleveland ...

Oct 05 2017

Syria and Australia share the spoils

Nevertheless, the vital goal and clean sheet could prove the difference when Ange Postecoglou's men host the second leg in Sydney on Tuesday. The match, in which Syr...

Oct 05 2017

South Africa players oppose CSA's proposed four-day Tests idea

South Africa captain Faf du Plessis will be particularly pleased, given his complaints about conditions in Potchefstroom, where the hosts were still able to bowl Ba...

Oct 05 2017

Brazilian Olympic Committee president arrested on corruption charges

According to officials, Nuzman was arrested for attempting to hide property last month after police executed a search warrant at his Brazil home. The two are being char...

Oct 05 2017

Toronto Maple Leafs crush Winnipeg Jets in season opener

And I know exactly what you're thinking, shouldn't the Toronto Maple Leafs be more concerned with resigning William Nylander? "Fred was unbelievable in the first peri...

Oct 05 2017

Nadal outclasses Khachanov to reach last eight

The Spanish tennis maestro, who is bidding to win his second China Open title, remained dominant throughout the match as he eased past Khachanov 6-3, 6-3 in a one-sided m...

Oct 05 2017

White House press secretary tears up while talking about Las Vegas victims

While the answer to those questions will be revealed upon further investigation, here's a closer look at the laws governing gun ownership and usage in Nevada. What is the...

Oct 05 2017

Bauer to start for Indians in Game 1 of ALDS

Thanks in large part to their 22-game winning streak, the Indians surged to a 102-win season. The second-best team, the Los Angeles Dodgers . "There's nothing I can ...

Oct 05 2017

No bullpen yet for Scherzer, Nats rotation order still undecided

The Cubs' offense is led by Kris Bryant (.946 OPS, 29 HRs, 71 RBIs), Anthony Rizzo (.899 OPS, 32 HRs, 109 RBIs) and Willson Contreras (.855 OPS, 21 HRs, 74 RBIs). The ...

Oct 05 2017

Cubs have fifth-best odds to win World Series

As far as the wild-card matchups go, the Yankees (-235) are heavily favored against the Twins (+200 ), with a 7.5-run total in Tuesday's AL wild-card game Yankees ...

Oct 05 2017

Bale Blow For Wales

However, Welsh striker, Simon Church, who is unavailable for the upcoming pivotal matches due to a hip injury, believes that they can prove people wrong and still secure ...

Oct 05 2017

Dele Alli Learnt His Lesson Insists Gareth Southgate

It is an experience that he will have learnt from. Quite rightly, everybody is talking about Harry Kane but I just don't see the benefits of adding the additional bur...