Stories about Sport

May 31 2017

Huddersfield wins soccer's richest game, into Premier League

It was not personal with Holloway. He was as delighted as anybody after seeing his side prevail on Monday, taking in the celebrations both on the field with the club's ...

May 31 2017

Penguins Survive 37-Minute Shotless Drought To Beat Predators In Game 1

The Pittsburgh Penguins and Nashville Predators both appear to getting healthier for the Stanley Cup final . But just when it looked like Nashville were on the v...

May 31 2017

Frenchman Hamou kicked out of French Open after kissing journalist

Several anchors and commentators on the Eurosport programme Avantage Leconte laughed and clapped as it unfolded. Hamou threw his arm around her shoulder and kissed he...

May 31 2017

Man accused of tossing beer at playoff game pleads guilty

However, because it is only Tuesday, the Blue Jays have yet to officially announce a corresponding roster move in order to create an available roster spot for Liriano. 'Y...

May 31 2017

F1 drivers wary of new Monaco kerbs

Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes was knocked out in Q2; it is suspected that a combination of setup problems and driver error hampered the Brit's efforts to keep pace with c...

May 31 2017

Blue Jays player suspended for calling pitcher gay slur

Replays appeared to show Pillar using the slur as he shouted toward the mound. According to Laura Armstrong, Blue Jays beat writer for the Toronto Star , an MLB sp...

May 31 2017

Officers found Woods asleep at the wheel

Police said he had to be awakened. There also was minor damage to the bumpers, and the passenger rear tail light was out. The officers checked but saw no evidence of a tr...

May 31 2017

Diego Costa says he won't go to China, only to Atletico

Costa, who has two years left to run on his current contract, has claimed previously that he is the " owner of his future " and that does not mean that he is necessarily ...

May 31 2017

Game one of Tigers vs. White Sox Friday doubleheader postponed

Gonzalez had retired 18 straight batters to start the game before an alleged error by Tim Anderson on an Andrew Romine liner took away the ideal game, leaving a no-h...

May 31 2017

Often criticized, the Europa League matters once more

The 2-0 win over Ajax means that United now qualify for next season's Champions League, and the Portuguese coach arguably played the final third of the season just right ...

May 31 2017

Battling Kyrgios ready to play through pain

Considering the setting, the result is not all that surprising: Konta has now lost all three matches she's played at the French Open in her career. He can play spectacu...

May 31 2017

Penguins fail to close out Senators

Pittsburgh Penguins centre Evgeni Malkin (71) scores on Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson (41) as Senators centre Zack Smith (15) defends during the second pe...

May 31 2017

Al-Habsi's Reading fail to clinch promotion to Premier League

David Wagner will be on the phone to Jurgen Klopp once the enormity of Huddersfield's rise to the Premier League sinks in. "It's been wonderful, the support's be...

May 31 2017

Horschel edges Day in Nelson playoff — Sunday's roundup

Come here, I felt at peace. "Happy to be here and happy to compete, and it's nice to walk away with a trophy". A two-putt birdie from Horschel pulled him alongside Day ...

May 31 2017

Arsene Wenger future at Arsenal expected to be made clear today

He added: "Wenger came to the club in 1996, and he wasn't particularly well known - he managed Grampus Eight before". The weekend's FA Cup victory capped off a season...

May 31 2017

Warriors' Kerr will not coach Game 1 of NBA Finals

They are desperate to avenge last year's Finals loss where their bid to repeat as champions fell apart in stunning fashion when they squandered a 3-1 series lead and lost...

May 31 2017

LeBron Praises Celtics And Brad Stevens After Game 4

In the first half of Game 4, the Celtics seemed to carry their momentum over from Game 3. But it was Irving who was the undeniable star of the show for his spellb...

May 31 2017

Still sidelined, Steve Kerr stunned Warriors are Finals favorite

Kerr missed the first half of the 2015-16 season due to a spinal fluid leak. When the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors tip it off Thursday night in...

May 31 2017

Kvitova makes winning return to tennis

And the expectations are also from me really big, of course, because I know what I can do, what I did a year ago", said Kerber, who won two of the three major finals she ...

May 31 2017

Curry, not KD, needs the Finals MVP

Kyrie Irving , Cleveland: It has been 10 years since a point guard won Finals MVP (San Antonio's Tony Parker in 2007). The two teams collectively lost a total of one ...