Stories about Sport

Jun 01 2017

LeBron, Cavaliers dispatch Celtics to set up finals trilogy with Warriors

His enormous value has been showcased with him in and out of the lineup the last two years versus the Warriors . "We understand the goal out here and we want to accomp...

Jun 01 2017

Far from her best, Kvitova shows she still has it in Paris

Serena Williams made her first appearance at the French Open to support sister Venus but Petra Kvitova's comeback tournament is over. The world No.16 was at home in t...

Jun 01 2017

Barcelona appoint new coach Ernesto Valverde

Enrique had announced in March he would be leaving the club at the end of the season to take a one-year break from management. The Mundo Deportivo newspaper reported th...

Jun 01 2017

Prosecutors to drop charges in Stanley Cup dead catfish toss

And while this was a historically bad night at the office, the Predators expect Rinne to rebound in game two. "Whether this is just a misunderstanding. "The impact of t...

Jun 01 2017

John Clayton Among The ESPN Layoffs

Think about it - Clayton, Ed Werder, Jayson Stark, Marc Stein, Brett McMurphy, Chad Ford, and Andy Katz were all among the layoffs this year. Clayton expressed gratitud...

Jun 01 2017

Ferrari have given Vettel preferential treatment, says Hamilton

But the triple world champion admitted he can ill-afford another off-colour weekend if he is to halt Vettel's charge. Hamilton had started 13th after a nightmare in...

Jun 01 2017

Why the Cleveland Cavaliers will win the NBA Finals

Frankly, the NBA's regular season was nearly a waste of time . Game 7 hinges on a decisive moment for the ages involving Kevin Durant . Which would mean that the superp...

Jun 01 2017

Buffon still Juve's rock after 100th UCL game

He now has 31 goals this season following his 90 million euro (US$98 million) transfer from SSC Napoli , helping Juve close on a potential treble. Buffon has been a bi...

Jun 01 2017

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: Manchester United star's future will depend on recovery

There aren't many players that can fight back from a career-ending injury at the age of 35, but Zlatan is different and it remains to be seen if he'll be able to get ba...

Jun 01 2017

Warburton happy to win ugly

The Lions' only previous Test series triumph against New Zealand came 46 years ago and former player Jonny Wilkinson urged Gatland not to overcomplicate the approach ...

Jun 01 2017

Serena's back at a Slam! OK, sort of; she watched Venus win

There was also an unexpected visitor at the French Open , Serena Williams . "I don't want to lose my touch". I just know he was with me. She played some fantastic gam...

Jun 01 2017

Why the Warriors will win the NBA Finals

Warriors coach Mike Brown , filling in on the bench for Steve Kerr and another compelling Finals storyline, coached James in Cleveland, went with him to the Finals -...

Jun 01 2017

Muguruza downs Schiavone to reach second round

Reigning French Open champion Garbine Muguruza breezed into the second round today with a straight-sets win over 2010 Roland Garros victor Francesca Schiavone . "T...

Jun 01 2017

Djokovic makes winning French Open start on Agassi's watch

The 30-year-old Spaniard, who is seeking an unprecedented 10th title at Roland Garros , beat Benoit Paire 6-1, 6-4, 6-1 in the opening round. Kyrgios argued with the...

Jun 01 2017

Philadelphia 76ers: 2017 NBA Draft Lottery results

The Boston Celtics and Lakers earned the No. 1 and No. 2 overall picks, respectively. It was the first time the Celtics had ever won the lottery. "When (Deputy Comm...

Jun 01 2017

Warriors coach Steve Kerr 'surprised' Cavs are considered underdogs

So Cavs and Warriors fans, please do us all a favor and take your loss with honor when your team falls. You can't go under because it gives LeBron too much room t...

Jun 01 2017

Rafael Nadal vs Robin Haase

There was a bit of a blip in the second set, but for the most part Rafael Nadal was in cruise control as he moved into the second round of the 2017 French Open , with ...

Jun 01 2017

Warriors coach says he's not ready for Game 1

For a brief moment there, it looked like the Warriors weren't infallible. Golden State won in 2015, Cleveland erased a 3-1 deficit to win its first championship a yea...

Jun 01 2017

LeBron James undaunted by beastly Warriors

There are no active players that have been compared to James. This is a high-powered team and I've played against some other (stiff competition). Jordan was in his rear...

Jun 01 2017

Virat Kohli only Indian in top 10 ICC rankings

Fast bowler Kagiso Rabada took four for 12 in three overs and left-arm quick Wayne Parnell two for eight in two in a sensational start. He had relatively little opportu...