Stories about Sport

May 21 2017

Cloud Computing surprises the field in Preakness Stakes

It stayed that way through the clubhouse turn, along the backstretch and into the far turn. His main challenger appears to be fourth-place Derby finisher Classic Empire a...

May 21 2017

Win over Middlesbrough will produce big dividends for Liverpool

The Reds are in fourth place, one point ahead of Arsenal, as they prepare to face Middlesbrough in their final Premier League game of the season, and Klopp is aiming to g...

May 21 2017

Wembley Stadium to take action against pitch-invading Millwall fans

Bradford finished the season in fifth, and put in two terrific displays in the play-off semi-finals to overcome Fleetwood Town . "I can't focus at the minute", an ang...

May 21 2017

Colin Kaepernick memorabilia to be featured at the Smithsonian

First Take pundit Stephen A. Smith has always taken quarterback Colin Kaepernick to task for not voting in the 2016 election, going so far as to call him "a flaming hy...

May 21 2017

Stroman hits first HR; Blue Jays top Teheran, Braves 9-0

In a statement, the team condemned Pillar's actions, writing, "The Toronto Blue Jays are extremely disappointed by the comments made by Kevin Pillar following his at-ba...

May 21 2017

Players Championship: Danny Willett withdraws because of injury

Hughes played bogey-free in a 5-under 67 that puts him one stroke ahead of four players. World No.3 Day, who won at TPC Sawgrass by four shots in 2016, carded three bac...

May 21 2017

Ducks captain Getzlaf fined for apparent homophobic slur

As if there wasn't enough aggression in this series, a bevy of roughing penalties came from several Ducks and Predators in a fracas with less than 10 seconds in the game,...

May 21 2017

Draisaitl powers Oilers to blowout win

Leon Draisaitl led the Oilers with a hat trick and Mark Letestu scored twice Sunday. That historic comeback erased the Oilers' lead with three goals in the final 3:16 - ...

May 21 2017

Firmino's return may help Liverpool secure Champions League spot

Klopp is still waiting for his first trophy as Liverpool manager and will surely be frustrated with his team's lack of consistency this season . It's obviously disappo...

May 21 2017

Jurgen Klopp believes Liverpool can draw top players to Anfield

Yet he will know that if they slip up against already-relegated Boro then they don't deserve to be in the Champions League. They have nil-point-nil pressure if you want...

May 21 2017

D-backs C Iannetta placed on concussion DL

The Diamondbacks were far from finished, as six hitters in a row reached base. But moments later, Polanco straightened out a Greinke slider, and it landed inside the pole...

May 21 2017

Poll boost for Jeremy Corbyn as Labour slashes Tory general election lead

The poll was conducted between May 17 and 18, but the size of the sample was not given. Mr Corbyn was cheered as he told supporters that "we are moving on to win this...

May 21 2017

Cloud Computing edges Classic Empire to win Preakness Stakes

Ridden by Javier Castellano, Cloud Computing finished first in the Preakness Stakes on Saturday. But in a turn of events Cloud Computing pulled off the upset to win the...

May 21 2017

Warriors romp to 2-0 lead

Even though the San Antonio Spurs are understandably playing this close to the vest going into Game 3 , they've elevated Leonard from doubtful to questionable in advan...

May 21 2017

Guardiola Wants United To Win Europa League

Player ratingsMan City: Willy Caballero: 7, Fernandinho: 7, Vincent Kompany: 8, Nicolas Otamendi: 8, Gael Clichy: 7, Yaya Toure: 8, Raheem Sterling: 8, Kevin De Bruyne: 9...

May 21 2017

Penguins edge past Senators in Game 4 to even Eastern Conference Final

ET on Sunday. Murray had not played at all until late in period one of Game 3 when, with the Senators up 4-0, Sullivan yanked his veteran goaltender and put in the 22-y...

May 21 2017

Rested and ready: 13-1 shot Cloud Computing wins Preakness

Kentucky Derby victor Always Dreaming was looking to keep alive the hopes of completing the famous racing treble, but the favourite was pressured all the way in the 19...

May 21 2017

Ducks seeking to avoid 0-2 hole vs. Predators

They want to take control of their Western Conference Final series with a win in game two Sunday. Ritchie scored the tiebreaker, John Gibson made 23 saves and the Du...

May 21 2017

Verstappen hails 'massive improvement' for Red Bull in Spain

A repeat on Sunday, for either Verstappen or Ricciardo, would turn a disappointing start to the season around for the squad. I think in qualifying we were pretty spot on,...

May 21 2017

IPL 2017: In a heartfelt message Gautam Gambhir thanks KKR fans

Narine, kept quiet by Bumrah , Mitchell Johnson (2/28) and Lasith Malinga (1/24), cut loose with an uppish shot over deep midwicket for the first six of the innings befo...