Stories about Sport

Jun 29 2017

Kris Bryant's unlucky ankle injury sums up Cubs struggles

Asdrubal Cabrera and Curtis Granderson each hit a two-run home run in support of Matz (2-1), who allowed 6 hits, all singles, and 1 walk while lowering his ERA to 2.67 in...

Jun 29 2017

Westbrook in tears during emotional MVP speech

He averaged 29 points, 11 assists, and 8 rebounds a game for a team that finished with the third-best record in the league. James Harden was the first to leave and he...

Jun 28 2017

Everton beat West Ham and Arsenal to teenage goalscoring sensation

Everton have had a couple of Nigerian players wear their colours in the past. The 20-year-old's 24 goals this past season helped save Eupen from relegation. The Spania...

Jun 28 2017

Judy Murray 'pretty sure' Andy and Jamie will play at Wimbledon together

The world No1 has been scheduled to take on Lucas Pouille at the Aspall Tennis Classic in London at 5pm today. The Scot is a two-time Wimbledon champion but he conced...

Jun 27 2017

Team New Zealand routs Oracle Team USA to win America's Cup

The America's Cup , named after the schooner " America " which won it off the south coast of England in 1851, has only been held by teams from the United States, Austral...

Jun 27 2017

Ronaldo scores, Portugal eases past New Zealand 4-0

Team Mexico cruised past Russian Federation with 2-1 win in the third and final group stage match of the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup , knocking the hosts out from fur...

Jun 27 2017

Westbrook Among Top NBA MVP Candidates

Two weeks after the NBA Finals and almost three months after the end of the 2016-17 regular season, the NBA will finally name its most valuable player and hand out ...

Jun 26 2017

Portugal's Santos and Ronaldo criticise St Petersburg pitch

Russian Federation were beaten 2-1 by Mexico in Kazan on Saturday meaning they finished third in Group A having also lost to Portugal in Moscow on Wednesday, their ...

Jun 25 2017

When Anil Kumble did not have a problem with Virat Kohli's aggression

But rather than engage in a public slanging match with an ex-India captain, Kohli was coy on the rift, saying: "Anil has expressed his views, he has taken a decision to...

Jun 25 2017

Devils on the clock with No. 1 pick in NHL draft

Marc-Andre Fleury and James Neal were among the few high profile picks , which were revealed Wednesday evening during the National Hockey League awards show in Las Veg...

Jun 25 2017

Vargas wins 11th as Royals stymie Blue Jays

Kansas City's current tear has lifted them back into contention in the underachieving AL Central despite sitting one game under.500 on the season. Staked to a 4-1 lead...

Jun 25 2017

Roger Federer moves into 140th career final at Halle

The 29-year-old from Germany was under pressure on his serve for the first time in the match. Already having displayed fine tennis at the tournament this week, Federer ...

Jun 25 2017

Coyotes add 3 players to cap wild week

On Thursday, the team and coach Dave Tippett agreed to part ways, ending an eight-year run that included a run to the 2012 Western Conference Finals and plenty of ups and...

Jun 24 2017

US Navy destroyer collision site in Japan known for congested nighttime traffic

The American Red Cross was one of the first groups to respond, meeting the sailors at the pier with comfort kits, said Regional Program Director Amanda Rolsen. The Japane...

Jun 22 2017

Penguins' Fleury left available for Vegas expansion draft

McPhee did say he and the Golden Knights won't snag a player until they talk to all the teams, which means he is willing to work with everyone so that no one is blindside...

Jun 22 2017

Wayne Gretzky to present Hart Trophy at NHL Awards

McDavid's victory capped a breakthrough sophomore season for the 20-year-old center, who won the league scoring title and led the Oilers back to the Stanley Cup playoffs...

Jun 21 2017

White Sox continue beat-down of Blue Jays

The Jays now head out on the road for seven games against the Texas Rangers and Kansas City Royals, still chasing that elusive.500 mark against teams in the same situatio...

Jun 21 2017

Lavey helps Louisville in CWS win

Second base umpire Heath Jones seems duly unimpressed... while also wondering why the hell I'm taking this picture. I felt like I was attacking the strike zone from the b...

Jun 20 2017

Joe Buck mistakenly calls US Open winner's girlfriend by his ex's name

And a picture Jena posted after her boyfriend was crowned US Open champion shows her wearing a baseball cap with the word "amen" on the front with the caption: "It's par-...

Jun 19 2017

Victor Martinez released from hospital, to rest for week

Miguel Cabrera , who hit a game-winning homer in the ninth inning on Thursday, was the designated hitter Friday against the Rays . "I had a former teammate have a hear...