Stories about Sport

May 31 2017

James passes Jordan as Cavaliers eliminate Celtics

Just six other players have made it to at least that many in a row, and they all were part of the Celtics' dynasty, which spanned the 1950s into the 1960s. With the unb...

May 31 2017

Arsenal activate release clause of Nigeria forward Henry Onyekuru

Onyekuru, who wears Henry on the back of his shirt, has been one of the breakout stars in the Jupiler League this season, scoring 12 goals in the regular season, and an i...

May 31 2017

Brackets unveiled for November's loaded 16-team event honoring Phil Knight

Each bracket will crown its own champion. The lineups are, in a word, stacked. From there, the result of the opening round meeting with Butler will then pit Texas aga...

May 31 2017

Warriors wary of LeBron as Cavs arrive for NBA Finals

The focus for this series is on him, since he is the big start that joined Golden State in the offseason, not having a ring. The Warriors are led by guard Stephen Curry ...

May 31 2017

US beats Kiwis on opening day of America's Cup qualifiers

Meanwhile, the first signs of tension amongst the America's Cup helmsman as the fallout continues between Team Japan and Ben Ainslie Racing. There is no appeal of on-...

May 31 2017

Djokovic cruises into French Open third round

The fourth-seeded Spaniard secured the win on Court Philippe Chatrier, where he had won his previous nine titles. "I think I played a good match", said the fourth seed....

May 31 2017

Ex-UCLA's Lonzo Ball plans Los Angeles Lakers workout for June 7

Kyler's colleague, Joel Brigham has him potentially dropping to No. 5 overall to the talent-starved Kings, who wouldn't pass up on the chance for a point guard. Adam Silv...

May 31 2017

Cristiano Ronaldo could have joined Juventus under Capello, says former Real star

I initially wanted to stay when we started talks, but we did not only disagree about the financial side of things in the end. "But history has shown that Real are made fo...

May 31 2017

Kevin Kisner wins PGA Tour's Dean & DeLuca Invitational

Kisner putted from off the green to five feet and made par to avoid a playoff and score his second PGA Tour victory. Lee, 26, couldn't match the touch of his second-r...

May 31 2017

The big preview: All Blacks v British and Irish Lions

The world champions have since taken on all comers, proving to be simply too good for their rivals and firmly establishing themselves as the best side on the planet. Wh...

May 31 2017

United to fight hard to hold onto De Gea

De Gea had one foot out the Old Trafford exit gates when the paperwork failed to be filed before the deadline, therefore forcing the deal to collapse. José Mourinho wou...

May 31 2017

Blues set to finally sign Martina

Everton are said to be close to agreeing a summer deal for Southampton's Cuco Martina . Everton are reportedly set to sign defender Cuco Martina. He had made 14 sta...

May 31 2017

Cleveland Cavaliers crush Boston Celtics to book title clash with Warriors

If you don't want to rile up friends and relatives over the long weekend, you might also steer clear of the James-Jordan comparison. "I wanted to be Mike, so for my nam...

May 31 2017

Moussa Sissoko has a pop at Mauricio Pochettino

However, he was used sparingly by Tottenham , only making eight starts - completing 90 minutes just once - and 17 substitute appearances, something he said he was "not...

May 31 2017

Costa: I'll Only Leave Chelsea For Atletico

Diego Costa says the only club he would leave Chelsea for is his old side Atletico Madrid . Former Atletico player and current assistant coach Vizcaino told Cadena...

May 31 2017

Erratic Kvitova's comeback cut short by Mattek-Sands

Even if she hadn't played a clay tournament this year, she decided she would take her chances and was a surprise entry to the French Open . "Winning matches", she said p...

May 31 2017

Van Dijk drawn towards Klopp, Liverpool fans react

Antonio Conte has just led the Blues to their fifth Premier League title but he needs to find a replacement for John Terry and van Dijk has the ability to strengthen th...

May 31 2017

Robert Gsellman: Gsellman holds Brewers to two runs in win

Pill got into trouble nearly immediately in the first inning, and that set the tone for his night. In the fourth, Broxton was retired to leave runners on second and t...

May 31 2017

BMW PGA Championship preview: European Tour's flagship event boasts impressive field

Poulter has previously made no secret of his dislike for the BMW PGA Championship venue, especially after the controversial redesign by Ernie Els in 2010. VIRGINIA WA...

May 31 2017

Wenger has signed new deal - BBC report

The FA Cup winners are refusing to confirm widespread reports that Wenger , 67, has agreed terms on a new contract at the Emirates Stadium. Suggestions that Arsenal...