Stories about Sport

Jun 11 2017

Tapwrit Wins Belmont Stakes

Irish War Cry , which led most of the way, finished second. Third place went to Patch with Gormley finishing fourth. Tapwrit , sixth in the Derby, was kept out of ...

Jun 10 2017

Mr Met gives fan the finger, employee done with mascot duty

As a Mets fan, I think I speak for generations of Flushing faithful, however, when I confess that I'd rarely felt more rewarded for my lifelong commitment to a consta...

Jun 10 2017

Middlesbrough the biggest rivals in Sunderland's Monk interest

Monk was one of a series of potential candidates to whom chairman Steve Gibson spoke, including Karanka's assistant Steve Agnew, who took charge for the final 11 games ...

Jun 10 2017

Going to the dance: Ostapenko vs. Halep in French Open final

In one corner is Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko , whose dream run at Roland Garros has culminated in her becoming the youngest Grand Slam finalist since Caroline Wozniacki...

Jun 10 2017

Scottish Episcopal Church Votes to Allow Gay Marriage

It also means that gay Christians from any Anglican Church can now ask to be married in Scotland, giving many their first opportunity for a church wedding. "I'm also plea...

Jun 10 2017

Antoine Griezmann: 'It would be dirty to leave Atletico Madrid now'

But with that deal now dead, Griezmann opted to stay put. Rumors involving Griezmann had always been pending the CAS decision, although many expected the club to see ...

Jun 10 2017

Late Hugo Lloris howler hands France shock defeat in Sweden

It looked like staying that way until full time too, but in a game full of high-quality goals Toivonen saved the best until last as he marked his 50th cap by scoring th...

Jun 10 2017

Body of former NFL player James Hardy found in Indiana river

The Allen County Coroner said Hardy was reported missing by family members a week ago. A city employee found his body in the Maumee River Wednesday afternoon. The Bil...

Jun 10 2017

Brewers rally, then lose in 10th inning

It was a rough outing for Jacob Barnes who would give up all 4 Giant runs in the 10th and did not record an out. Facing closer Mark Melancon, sparkplug Eric Sogard hit...

Jun 10 2017

Tiger Woods Arrested for a DUI

When Jupiter police officers who found him sleeping in his auto woke him up and spoke with him, his speech was "extremely slow, sluggish and very slurred". Woods was arre...

Jun 10 2017

Fuglsang wins thrilling stage 6 at Criterium; Porte leads

South African champion Daryl Impey made light work of shaving 44 seconds off that time, while Chad Haga took the mark down further to 28.39. "I felt good, but I still h...

Jun 10 2017

Browns waive Bedford native, former Ohio State safety Tyvis Powell

The Browns first claimed Powell off waivers from the Seattle Seahawks back in February. The Cleveland Browns have been the laughing stock of the entire league for t...

Jun 10 2017

Djokovic loses to Theim at French Open

All the big players go through it. The third-seeded Swiss player fell and rolled into the net as he set up match point but he dusted himself down to win the match with ...

Jun 10 2017

Warriors top Cavaliers to move one win from perfection

Past year the Cavaliers became the first team to win a title after trailing the Finals 3-1 when they beat the Warriors 93-89 in the deciding game. They are one win aw...

Jun 10 2017

Arsenal beats Chelsea 2-1 to win FA Cup

The Gunners sealed a 2-1 win over Chelsea at Wembley in the FA Cup final on Saturday evening, lifting the trophy for a record 13th time. Referee Anthony Taylor gave...

Jun 10 2017

Warriors Durant not simply along for Finals ride

That's mostly because of Durant, the former NBA MVP who signed with the Warriors in July. "It's kind of a situation where if you don't get the ball and you get a ...

Jun 10 2017

Wawrinka comes back to beat Murray, reach French Open final

Though he may take some time to recover from the effort of beating Murray 6-7 (6), 6-3, 5-7, 7-6 (3), 6-1, the two sets Wawrinka dropped to the Scot are the only two he h...

Jun 10 2017

Charges dropped for Preds fan who threw catfish on ice in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh scored three goals in just over 4:00 in the first period, but Nashville put the clamps down after that, not allowing a single shot on goal for the next 37:00. ...

Jun 10 2017

Andy Murray taking nothing for granted ahead of French Open semi-final

The 2017 French Open men's semifinals kick off Friday, June 9th, EST at Roland Garros . Remember Robin Soderling? At Roland Garros in 2009, the Swede had halted N...

Jun 10 2017

LeBron not faulting Warriors for building super team

The Golden State Warriors can nail down the first four-game sweep of an NBA Finals series since 2007 when they take their 3-0 lead into Quicken Loans Arena looking ...