Stories about Sport

Aug 30 2017

National Football League cancels Texans-Cowboys exhibition finale

National Football League sources said the game was being canceled so Texans players could get back to Houston to check on their families and assist in any relief effort...

Aug 30 2017

Mariners acquire right-handed starting pitcher Mike Leake from the Cardinals

The money in return from the Cardinals, reported to be $3 million a season, was key for the deal since Leake is still owed plenty on the five-year free agent contract, wh...

Aug 30 2017

Liverpool Swoop For Arsenal's Oxlade-Chamberlain, Open Talks With Gunners

Antonio Conte reportedly saw his bid of £40million accepted for the versatile England worldwide but the deal has fallen through after Oxlade-Chamberlain decided against ...

Aug 30 2017

"Despacito" equal to the record of the best sales

Adding the remix version with Justin Beiber made it more powerful in the history of Billboard Hot 100 chart. None of that matters, because the only song that matters now ...

Aug 30 2017

Williams battles to US Open first-round win

Will Rafael Nadal underline his world No 1 ranking? "I don't know if there will be 20 more but I'm going to enjoy this year". The tournament also marks the return of ...

Aug 30 2017

Federer overcomes Tiafoe scare to advance

However, the complexion of the match soon changed as a series of careless errors from the world No. 70 gifted Federer a break in the second for a 3-1. The teenaged Tiaf...

Aug 30 2017

Fans miss Mary as Bake Off views are divided

When the BBC announced it had lost the baking show to Channel 4, all hell broke lost as avid fans realised their viewing would be interrupted by ads. "This show break...

Aug 30 2017

Preview & betting advice - Ohio State vs

Imagine if Penn State had lost 31-0 in the Rose Bowl. The story line would have been that it was living on its reputation. The Big Ten is finally making its presence fe...

Aug 30 2017

Tottenham's Ivorian target Aurier granted United Kingdom work permit

He was given a two-month "convertible" prison sentence , which his lawyers have argued he will never have to serve, a €600 fine and a €1,500 damages bill. The Ivory Coas...

Aug 30 2017

US Open: Federer narrowly beats American teenager Frances Tiafoe

Rinaldi then asked Federer how he was feeling physically. USA prodigy Frances Tiafoe pushed the 19-time Grand Slam champion to five sets in their encounter at Flushin...

Aug 30 2017

Sri Lanka Selectors Resign After Series Defeat By India

The fourth India between India and Sri Lanka will be played at the R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo on Thursday. With the series already in the bag, it remains to b...

Aug 30 2017

Andy Murray withdraws from US Open due to hip injury

He now joins the list of high profile absentees at the US Open this year - Novak Djokovic , Stanislas Wawrinka, Kei Nishikori and Milos Raonic . With Murray out, ...

Aug 30 2017

US Open results 2017: Top seeds Rafael Nadal, Karolina Pliskova advance

One of the great rivalries in sport, Federer, a five-time US Open victor and Nadal, twice champion, have clashed 37 times over the years but never have they stood across ...

Aug 30 2017

Murray pulls out of US Open, may miss rest of season

But after revealing he was still struggling with the hip problem that he suffered with throughout Wimbledon, Murray admitted: 'It's too sore for me to win the tournamen...

Aug 30 2017

Here's What Ronda Rousey's Wedding Dress Looked Like

Rousey , a former Olympic bronze medalist in judo and the first ever female UFC champion, married fellow mixed martial artist, UFC heavyweight contender Travis Brown...

Aug 30 2017

City to trade Sterling for Sanchez

Manchester City are expected to make an improved bid for Alexis Sanchez on Wednesday after having an opening cash offer of £50 million for the Chile forward rejected b...

Aug 30 2017

Injured British No.1 Andy Murray pulls out of US Open

I spoke to a lot of hip specialists. "Unfortunately, I won't be playing here this year". Ordinarily he would have done his preparation at least incorporating the Masters ...

Aug 30 2017

Van Dijk still has his heart set on a move to Anfield

Many Liverpool fans have made comparisons between the vehicles used to pick up Klopp, Mohamed Salah and Andrew Robertson and the van pictured in the Twitter post. The sho...

Aug 30 2017

Blues offer Everton £25million for wantaway Toffees star Ross Barkley

And as a result, Chelsea are making the most of the situation by bidding £25 million for the England global. The Toffees are deliberating whether to accept it, having...

Aug 30 2017

Arsenal rejects Manchester City offer for Alexis Sanchez

The 29-year-old Arsenal forward is now on worldwide duty with Chile. The forward told Chile team-mates towards that end of last season that he wanted to reunite with ...