Stories about Sport

Jul 26 2017

Ledecky wins historic 12th world champs gold

But she won gold in the distance event at the world championships on Tuesday before stretching every last sinew to ease into the 200 final with the quickest time. Canadia...

Jul 26 2017

National Football League concussion crisis: 99 percent of players in study had CTE

In total, 177 cases merited a neuropathological diagnosis of CTE. The NFL pledged $100 million for concussion-related research last September - $60 million on technolog...

Jul 26 2017

Andrew Hawkins tells Patriots he will retire

But before ever even practicing with the defending Super Bowl champions, Hawkins hung up his cleats, announcing his retirement on LeBron James' Undisputed platform on Tue...

Jul 26 2017

Kenneth Dixon out for the year

The Ravens had been hoping that Dixon would only need to have his meniscus trimmed, which would have caused him to miss six-to-eight weeks. The Ravens signed tailback...

Jul 26 2017

East Pacific Tropics Ripe, Two-for-Tuesday Hurricanes

Hilary may have outlasted Don, but could Irwin do her in? Behind Greg is Hurricane Irwin, which was packing 85 mph winds as it tracked west at 7 mph some 2,300 miles ea...

Jul 26 2017

Brandon Knight suffers torn ACL, could miss entire season

Knight entered the league as the eighth overall pick in the 2011 draft. At the very least, Knight likely wouldn't return until after the All-Star break. Phoenix has been...

Jul 26 2017

Spieth and Kuchar set for date with Open destiny

Spieth, whose Masters and US Open wins both came in 2015, said: "It's incredible". The Texan has now emulated the great Jack Nicklaus in winning three different Majors...

Jul 26 2017

Fox News Squeaks Out Weekly Cable Ratings Wins

HGTC, USA and Discovery join Fox News and MSNBC among the top five networks, while CNN averaged 952,000 viewers to finish tenth among all primetime cable networks. ...

Jul 26 2017

Michael Phelps loses TV race against Great White Shark

Michael Phelps' Shark Week special on Discovery Channel caused a stir on social media, with some viewers expressing disappointment that Phelps didn't race a real-l...

Jul 26 2017

Guardian: Manchester United remain confident of signing Chelsea's Nemanja Matic

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho . Should these reports have some substance to them, it could very well mean that the gates have flung wide open for Matic to m...

Jul 26 2017

Michael Vick joins Chiefs camp as coaching intern

But if I could coach with anybody, I would love to start out with Andy if there was an opportunity. So we'll see how it goes. There's no word yet on whether Reid and the ...

Jul 25 2017

CTE found in 99% of dead National Football League players' brains

The debilitating brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy, better known as CTE, was detected in 110 of 111 deceased National Football League players whose brains ...

Jul 25 2017

Nets swing trade and look more interesting by the day

The $19.9 million left on his contract will be stretched over the next seven seasons. It's a cap clearing move for the Blazers, who will save more than $12 million off th...

Jul 25 2017

Atmospheric Fidget Spinner: Hurricanes Hilary, Irwin to undergo weird Fujiwhara Effect

Latest info on Hurricane Hilary from the National Hurricane Center . (L-R) Greg, Irwin and Hilary. Will Irwin and Hilary perform a tropical tango this week? Kulap is...

Jul 25 2017

Alabama among SEC schools recruiting ginormous eighth-grader

While the photo above of Oatis in full pads is convincing enough, he also shared a video of himself running a 4.7 40-yard dash during a visit to Ole Miss' football faci...

Jul 25 2017

Orlando City acquires Dom Dwyer from Sporting Kansas City

ESPN's Herculez Gomez discusses what positives the US can take moving forward after the Gold Cup. "Our group has worked hard to find potential additions to the club and...

Jul 25 2017

Love Island finale brings in ITV2's biggest ever audience

Winners Amber and Kem both shared the same snaps of themselves - where they were glammed up the max. But it's not all bad news - because the fourth series of ITV2's ...

Jul 25 2017

Man City Sign Benjamin Mendy From Monaco

The left-back, who will cost the club an initial £49.4m, is the fourth defensive reinforcement brought in. Danilo links up with City's new recruit Kyle Walker , the ...

Jul 25 2017

Former Chelsea boss tips Blues for European success

Muller scored the pick of the goals after 26 minutes after he was put through by Corentin Tolisso and then allowed to run at Chelsea's defenders, who backed away while ...

Jul 25 2017

Ancelotti admits reported Man United target could leave

He continued: "I know there are rumours and we are used to it. But he'll stay with us 100 per cent - I'm confident about that". However, Ancelotti acknowledged that Por...