Stories about Sport

Jun 01 2017

United States beats Kiwis on opening day of America's Cup qualifiers

As we saw today, if you sailed well, the boat speed really didn't matter. There's a British knight, a mob of Aussies even though there's no Australian team, a crew of ...

Jun 01 2017

James' Cavs underdogs for National Basketball Association finals

It's his team, but he's also taking my advice and counsel from behind the scenes. Ironically, Rivers was part of those teams as he coached the Celtics when they had P...

Jun 01 2017

LeBron James' Cavaliers embracing underdog status in NBA Finals rematch with Warriors

He is playing in his seventh straight finals. He is averaging 32.5 points per game in these playoffs, eclipsed only by the 35.3 per-game average as a spry 24-year-old i...

Jun 01 2017

Vikings sign RB Cook to complete contracts for draft class

He was the third running back taken in the draft. The Vikings traded up to pick Cook with the 41st overall selection. He finished his career with the Seminoles as their...

Jun 01 2017

Harry Kane on course for the Golden Boot

The England forward's haul moved him two ahead of Romelu Lukaku in the race for the Premier League's golden boot with 26 goals ahead of Sunday's season-finale at Hull...

Jun 01 2017

Cavaliers rout Celtics in Game 5, earn trip to NBA Finals

Irving kept Cleveland within striking distance while James was out by scoring 12 points over the final 5:11 of the second quarter. Irving was quiet in Game 1 of the E...

Jun 01 2017

Former MotoGP World Champion Nicky Hayden Dies at 35

As noted by BBC Sport , Hayden was said to have suffered "serious cerebral damage" as a result of the collision. His death was announced in a medical bulletin by the...

Jun 01 2017

Here's a closer look at the matchup between Warriors, Cavaliers

The Warriors have emerged as heavy -240 chalk on the NBA series prices in their third straight NBA Finals clash with Cleveland , and will be hungry for revenge aft...

Jun 01 2017

Petra Kvitova makes triumphant comeback at French Open

Germany's Angelique Kerber has been knocked out the 2017 French Open in the first round, losing 2-6, 2-6 in one hour and 22 minutes to Ekaterina Makarova of Russian...

Jun 01 2017

NBA Finals 2017 | Cavaliers vs. Warriors picks, prediction

I don't bet on sport but that certainly makes since, especially given the way Golden States as performed throughout the season. After solidifying their friendship i...

Jun 01 2017

NBA Conference Finals: Cleveland Cavaliers vs Boston Celtics

For the third straight home game in the Eastern Conference finals, the Boston Celtics got off to a slow start against Cleveland and it cost them their season. He then...

Jun 01 2017

Bale "would understand" if he comes off the bench against Juventus

This is a very special date for the Real Madrid supporters. Here we guide you through everything you need to know ahead of the showpiece match. I'm still feeling it...

Jun 01 2017

Wenger Set To Stay At Arsenal

This has definitely helped restore Arsenal's season but coming fifth in the league and being humiliated 10-2 on aggregate against Bayern Munich in the last 16 of the Ch...

Jun 01 2017

Piers Morgan Makes Brave Promise After Arsene Wenger Signs New Arsenal Deal

Arsenal team manager Arsene Wenger celebrates at the end of the English FA Cup final soccer match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Wembley stadium in London, Satur...

Jun 01 2017

Wayne Rooney gives clearest indication he will leave Man Utd this summer

Mourinho and United took the winning option, overpowering a talented by lightweight Ajax to give their season and thousands of celebrating fans a warmer glow. If you a...

Jun 01 2017

Horschel beats Day in playoff for AT&T Byron Nelson

Hahn tapped in to match Day's birdie at the 10th and slotted in a 15-footer at the next, before all three players dropped a shot at the par-four 12th. 1 thinking at one p...

Jun 01 2017

Lendl not to blame for slump, says Murray

Andy Murray survived a scare against world no. 73 Andrey Kuznetsov in his opening round match at the 2017 French Open , sealing a four-set win over the Russian. Ko...

Jun 01 2017

Hunter Strickland suspended six games, Bryce Harper four

Both Harper (four games) and Strickland (six games) have been suspended for their roles in the brawl, as expected. Harper had taken exception to getting hit with a 98...

Jun 01 2017

Warriors do not need to be perfect to beat Cavs say pundits

Of course not. Are you going to be excited about it, have an unbelievable feeling if you win? "King" James said both teams had improved from 2016, but he felt "very goo...

Jun 01 2017

LeBron James' LA home vandalized and spray-painted with N-word

While the Cavs and Warriors have played in the Finals the past two years, Durant and James met before that in different uniforms. We beat them on Christmas Day ...