Stories about Sport

Jun 09 2017

Rooney 'more or less' decided on Man United future

It doesn't appear that Rooney will be forced out of Old Trafford , with Jose Mourinho telling BT Sport that he would be "happy" if his captain chose to stay with th...

Jun 09 2017

Patriots, Julian Edelman agree to multi-year contract extension

Based on productivity, Edelman has been grossly underpaid by the Patriots in his career, this might change with this projected contract extension. The 31-year-old pass ...

Jun 09 2017

Green says LeBron is great, but Durant is 'a created player'

Cleveland took its first second-half lead of the series early in the second half and led by five after three quarters. Cleveland prefers to play at a high tempo as well...

Jun 09 2017

Dortmund secure signing of midfielder Maximilian Philipp from Freiburg

Kicker magazine reported that Dortmund was paying about 20 million euros ($22.5 million) for the transfer, a record for Freiburg . The 23-year-old Philipp , a member...

Jun 09 2017

Finn replacing Woakes in England squad for Champions Trophy

The Indian cricket board (BCCI) advertised the post last month, while maintaining that incumbent Anil Kumble would be considered for a contract extension after the team r...

Jun 09 2017

Draymond Green calls Cavs fans 'rude' after mother deals with hecklers

His mother is not one to back down from confrontation, or to watch a game without speaking her mind. That probably gives you a decent idea of what she's like during a g...

Jun 09 2017

Warriors set to make their claim as NBA's best ever

Nowhere was the quest for history more apparent than during the 2016-2017 season when the Warriors were very public about their desire to set a new National Basketball As...

Jun 09 2017

Els docks himself two shots for plugged lie ruling

He said that although much is made of the different conditions, he believed that the only real difference is in the greens - on the PGA Tour they tend to be fairly soft...

Jun 09 2017

Champions Trophy 2017: Harbhajan Singh cautions India against complacency

Adding insult to injury, Sri Lanka were later found guilty of a slow over-rate offence by the ICC, with their stand-in captain Upul Tharanga banned for their next two...

Jun 09 2017

Altidore starts at forward with Dempsey for US vs. Trinidad

The Americans are in fourth spot in their qualifying group with four points in as many matches while Trinidad and Tobago are in a worse position, rooted to the bottom wi...

Jun 09 2017

Man City chief dismisses 'ridiculous' Ageuro exit talk

And amid the doubts over the Argentinian's future, Al-Mubarak insists Aguero is going nowhere. "The results will come, I have no doubt". Pep Guardiola's first season ...

Jun 09 2017

Rays promote 2 pitchers, send 1 down, put Bourjos on DL

He tossed 69 pitches over 2.2 innings for the Rays , earning the win in a victory over the Texas Rangers despite allowing three runs. "We've got a really good club h...

Jun 09 2017

Bangladesh prepare to take on 'favourites' England in Champions Trophy opener

India had an ideal start in their defence of the title with comfortable victories over New Zealand and Bangladesh in both the warm-up games at the Kennington Oval. "...

Jun 09 2017

French Open Day 7: Murray finds clay game

She compiled a whopping 46-15 advantage in winners against the 23rd-seeded Stosur, who won the 2011 U.S. Open. After the almost 3-hour tussle in a rematch of the 2016 R...

Jun 09 2017

NHL's Penguins take 2-0 Stanley Cup lead

The Penguins scored three goals in a span of 3:18 in a 4-1 victory and lead the best-of-seven series 2-0 over the Predators . Guentzel went eight games without a goa...

Jun 09 2017

England beat Italy 3-1 to reach U20 World Cup final

England's path to the final has not been easy, but the team has looked dominant against the global opposition at times . The shot went straight through the hands of Z...

Jun 09 2017

Cavs' best effort not good enough to beat the Warriors

They won Game 3 by 30 points and eventually became the first team in National Basketball Association history to recover from a 3-1 deficit to win the Finals. But you get ...

Jun 09 2017

Australia vs New Zealand: We `got away with one`, admits Smith

Australia's pace trio underperformed in the opener and although Hazelwood pulled out a stunning performance at the end of the first innings, it could not mask Smith's fr...

Jun 09 2017

Brook will face Spence Jr. in front of his hometown fans

Brook was the favourite going into the fight, and was expected to find a way past the American. Both fighters came in with handicaps; Spence was rusty from a layoff, Br...

Jun 09 2017

'16 champ Djokovic stunned by Thiem in French Open quarters

After getting roughed up by Thiem, including 6-0 in the third set, Djokovic called the 23-year-old "one of the up-and-coming, rising stars that, of course, is very hungry...