Stories about Sport

Jun 24 2017

Timberwolves take Markkanen with No. 7 pick for Bulls

Chicago and Minnesota discussed a deal previous year on draft night that involved Butler, LaVine and Dunn, though Paxson said it was "never really something that was put ...

Jun 24 2017

Southampton name Mauricio Pellegrino as new manager on three-year deal

The World Cup victor, who had previously been reserve team and Elite Development squad manager at Man City, led the NY club to the Conference semi-finals last season and ...

Jun 24 2017

Bulls trade Butler to Timberwolves

The Minnesota Timberwolves and Chicago Bulls took most of the spotlight, pulling off a blockbuster trade for Jimmy Butler . Wrote O'Donnell:For Butler , this me...

Jun 24 2017

Blackhawks get Saad back in trade with Blue Jackets

Dauphin, 22, has played 32 career games in the National Hockey League over the last two seasons with Arizona, scoring three goals and one assist. From Korkino, Russia, ...

Jun 24 2017

Jazz trade with Nuggets to get No. 13 pick Donovan Mitchell

For the Nuggets, moving back 11 spots in the draft netted them Lyles, the 12th overall pick from 2015. Mitchell garnered first-team All-ACC honors for his efforts. "His l...

Jun 24 2017

76ers, Celtics fans set to pack arena for draft

Here's the latest on Philadelphia's draft pick Fultz and what he brings to their lineup. Embiid told ESPN's Josina Anderson on Thursday night that the Fultz pick was "a...

Jun 24 2017

Ronaldo ready to pay 14.7 million euros in Spanish tax fraud case

Mourinho left Real Madrid in 2013 to manage English club Chelsea for a second spell before signing with Manchester United in 2016. Statements from the prosecutio...

Jun 24 2017

Boston renaming street after retired Red Sox player Ortiz

Heavy traffic is anticipated, so fans are encouraged to take public transportation, such as the T and the commuter rail trains. Big Papi played for the Red Sox for 14 c...

Jun 24 2017

Verstappen tops Azerbaijan GP practice

Although Friday practice bodes well for Red Bull , Verstappen is wary that Ferrari and Mercedes are likely to up their games in qualifying. Sergio Perez slotted ...

Jun 24 2017

Ireland cricket team granted Test status

They have also featured at the last five Twenty20 World Cups, but have only progressed past the group stages on one occasion in five attempts. And this is the reward whic...

Jun 24 2017

Bayern issue Lewandowski warning amid Chelsea, Manchester United links

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte had been circling Lukaku earlier in the summer but there may be a reason for his hesitancy to make a move - and that reason is Bayern Muni...

Jun 24 2017

Markelle Fultz top pick in NBA draft

It's a happy, happy day for Philadelphia 76ers fans. "It was unbelievable, really", said Fultz when asked about the feeling of crossing the stage after being announce...

Jun 24 2017

Donald Trump's new idea-a solar wall on Mexican border

Reneweconomy noted the talk about the " solar wall" a few weeks ago, but Trump was talking about it again this week and reports in the United States say documen...

Jun 24 2017

Spain court calls Cristiano Ronaldo to testify in $16mn tax fraud case

Facebook/CristianoRonaldo has expressed his desire to transfer back to Manchester United. But will he leave Real Madrid? Both Ronaldo and Mourinho are clients of foot...

Jun 24 2017

ICC Trophy: While we congratulate Pakistan, we have a message as well

Kedar Nath Singh was sentenced to rigorous imprisonment for a year on sedition charges by a trial court-he had referred to the CID as dogs and talked of elected " Congres...

Jun 24 2017

Nets grab Texas one-and-done big man Allen with 22nd pick

Brooklyn gave up three first-round picks (2014, 2016, 2018) in that deal and the right to swap top picks this season in a nine-player blockbuster move that brought in Pau...

Jun 24 2017

Trump signs law to make VA more accountable for vets' care

The 2014 VA scandal stands out as one of the most egregious failures of providing our veterans with the care they deserve. Our first action is to remove inappropriate reg...

Jun 24 2017

Hunt for head coach: BCCI extends timeline till July 9

Asked to comment on Kumble's resignation letter, Kohli said, "Obviously, he has reacted and it's his opinion, which I respect", Kohli said on the eve of the first ODI and...

Jun 24 2017

D'back's 10-run 4th keys 16-5 win over Rockies

All told, the Diamondbacks scored 10 runs on nine hits in the inning. The Rockies are 4-0 in their last 4 during game 3 of a series, 5-0 in Senzatelas last 5 home starts ...

Jun 24 2017

Spain court calls Ronaldo to testify in $16mn tax fraud case

According to Reuters , Mourinho is alleged to have defrauded the Spanish tax authorities of around €3.3m (£2.91m) across 2011 and 2012. Manchester United manager Jo...