Stories about Sport

Jun 04 2017

Phil Mickelson will withdraw from 2017 US Open to attend daughter's graduation

Open at Merion, Mickelson flew home to attend Amanda's eighth-grade gradution the following day, and made it back for his Thursday morning tee time . "But this is one ...

Jun 04 2017

Bill Maher's use of racial slur on HBO show draws criticism

Sasse took to Twitter and defended the First Amendment and Maher's role as a comedian, but said he wished he had responded in the moment with a rebuke of the term its...

Jun 04 2017

Final will be a Real close call: Zidane

And he admitted: "To win at home is a dream come true". Pirlo played for Juventus between 2011 and 2015 and was a key part of the team that reached the 2015 final in ...

Jun 04 2017

Real Madrid win Champions League final, defeating Juventus 4 - 1

But Madrid dominated the second half as Juve collapsed, Casemiro scoring with the help of a huge deflection before Ronaldo made sure of the victory from close-range, ensu...

Jun 04 2017

LeBron James: 'Got to figure out how to combat' Kevin Durant, Warriors

It is what it is. "We got to figure out how to combat that , which is going to be a tough challenge for us". "But that's what stands out". Durant proved his worth ...

Jun 04 2017

Scott Dixon finishes second in Detroit to top IndyCar championship standings

Rahal becomes the seventh different victor in as many Verizon IndyCar Series races so far this season. While Castroneves' second best time in qualifying was still good ...

Jun 04 2017

Ronaldo becomes only player to score in three Champions League finals

Ronaldo was nine adrift of Messi going into the quarter-finals this season, but eight goals in two ties against Bayern Munich and Atletico Madrid brought him back into co...

Jun 04 2017

Mickelson to miss US Open for daughter's graduation

Despite failing to win the US Open , five-time major victor Mickelson has finished second or been tied for second on six occasions. Phil Mickelson's quest to compl...

Jun 03 2017

England wins toss, bowls 1st in Champions Trophy opener

The 50th over was bowled by Plunkett and it went for just five runs. The opener would have the last laugh, going onto secure his ninth century as Bangladesh closed in t...

Jun 03 2017

Champions Trophy: Kiwis opt to bat first against Aussies

However, they suffered a batting collapse soon after Williamson's run out, they lost 7 wickets in a matter of 47 runs and with 1 over to spare. This is the first tim...

Jun 03 2017

Hoffman's goal helps Senators beat Penguins to force Game 7

Like game 6, the Senators need to keep things close , while the Penguins will be looking for a start akin to game 5, using the raucous hometown crowd to help propel them...

Jun 03 2017

Sri Lanka sweat on Mathews as Proteas duo get all clear

Their series defeat to England suggests there remains some fine-tuning required and de Villiers admitted they used the three matches to try and smooth things out, per...

Jun 03 2017

Ravens TE Pitta injures hip again; status for 2017 uncertain

The team reports Pitta stretched to make a catch and fell to the turf. In a statement released by the team, general manager Ozzie Newsome said Pitta was undergoing ...

Jun 03 2017

Djokovic in Winning Start to Title Defense, Life with Agassi

He said it did not take much time to feel a new vibe with Agassi. "The rest of the things I am happy with". "For me, it's important to serve a little bit better tha...

Jun 03 2017

Ronaldo at his best ahead of Champions League final

Merchandise on sale in Cardiff Wales Thursday June 1, 2017 ahead of the Women's Champions League Final Thursday evening between Lyon and PSG and the men's final on Saturd...

Jun 03 2017

No pressure for Champions Trophy clash against India: Sarfraz Ahmed

Laxman said that skipper Virat Kohli will be depending on these two bowlers due to their current form and the pace-friendly conditions in England which will host the ...

Jun 03 2017

LeBron says stopping Warriors' Durant will be tough

But in Game 1 of the 2017 NBA Finals , Durant showed no signs of letting anyone else do the earning for him. Durant was all but unstoppable those first 24 minutes. Thomp...

Jun 03 2017

Charles Oakley turns down plea deal in MSG melee

Assistant District Attorney Ryan Lipes on Friday offered Oakley an adjournment in contemplation of dismissal - an agreement that would lead to charges being dropped if Oa...

Jun 03 2017

Ederson has been linked to Manchester City

Hart has spent the 2016-17 season on loan at Torino in Italy. Under Premier League rules, the situation regarding TPO agreements must be resolved before a player ca...

Jun 03 2017

Buffon eyes final 'fairytale' with Juventus

The Italian champions will be hoping to follow the 54% of teams that were victorious in the final, after their domestic success the year before. Zidane, on the job for le...