Stories about Sport

Aug 13 2016

It's gold again in diving for China at Rio Olympics

It was the second straight day that the Chinese anthem rung out over the Maria Lenk Aquatics Center, and may not be the last. China's tandem of Wu Minxia and Shi Tingmao ...

Aug 13 2016

HID International: Argentina won't give up on Messi

Messi's retirement shocked world and Argentine football, with Argentina legend Diego Maradona and national president Mauricio Macri among those calling on him to reconsid...

Aug 12 2016

Ryan Easily Fends Off Primary Challenger in Wisconsin

Nehlen was struggling for attention against Ryan, a popular congressman who rarely draws a primary challenger in his southeastern district. No House speaker in modern p...

Aug 12 2016

US gymnastics team is already winning the fashion Olympics

As USA Today's Nancy Armour pointed out , gymnastics is a sport that's supposed to be decided by tenths of points, not 10s. As there are only three teams left to compet...

Aug 12 2016

Vogelsong sharp again, but Bucs get shut out

Josh Harrison hit a leadoff double in the first off Friedrich and scored on David Freese's single. Ryan Schimpf doubled and scored on Alexei Ramirez's single in the sev...

Aug 12 2016

Rio Olympics: Del Potro advances to 3rd round

The doubles represented a second chance for Djokovic to win an elusive Olympic gold, but he and partner Nenad Zimonjic lost 6-4 6-4 to Brazilian third seeds Marcelo Me...

Aug 11 2016

Cards stun Reds with five runs in ninth

Louis Cardinals pulled off a stunning comeback.Scoring five runs in the bottom of the ninth inning Monday night, St. Louis beat the Cincinnati Reds 5-4 at Busch Stadium.Y...

Aug 11 2016

Our Opinion: Lilly King strikes Olympic gold while championing for fair play

Rather than being criticized, as US Olympic swimmer Shirley Babashoff was in the 1970s for publicly accusing her East German competitors of doping, King has been champion...

Aug 10 2016

Swimming - Phelps and Ledecky seek even more gold

In a hallway beneath the Olympic Aquatics Stadium, Missy Franklin was surrounded by the media after her first race of the Rio de Janeiro Games. Katie Ledecky crui...

Aug 10 2016

Red Sox won't give out David Ortiz bobbleheads because they're too ugly

Of course it's not a spitting image, but what did the club expect? According to the Boston Globe , the bobblehead was meant to commemorate Big Papi's post-Boston Bom...

Aug 09 2016

Blue Jays rout Orioles 9-1 to take AL East lead

METS 6, ROCKIES 4: Neil Walker hit a go-ahead, three-run homer in the seventh inning that rallied NY past Colorado and prevented a season sweep, in NY. The Brewers won t...

Aug 09 2016

Conor McGregor Knocks WWE Roster - Lesnar Was "Juiced to the Eyeballs"

But...well, those guys aren't part of the current WWE roster that McGregor had just put down. "I want to exclusively focus on this, so that should tell you how much thi...

Aug 09 2016

Brazilians Mock US Goalkeeper Hope Solo with 'Zika' Chants

Team USA goalkeeper Hope Solo (1) celebrates after the game against New Zealand at Estadio Mineirao. To her credit, she held no ill will toward the supporters, downright ...

Aug 09 2016

Lions decline to provide update on TE Eric Ebron's injury

Ebron suffered a right leg injury during the fourth quarter of the scrimmage, Rogers reported . Quinn also insisted that Ebron's injury didn't take away from the public ...

Aug 08 2016

Rio Olympics: Shooter Jitu Rai enters 10m Air Pistol final

Vietnam's Hoang Xuan Vinh won the gold, country's first ever in the Summer Games, with Brazilian Felipe Wu taking the silver and China's Pang Wei claiming the bronze. Ear...

Aug 07 2016

Ryan Fitzpatrick re-signs with the New York Jets

ESPN and NFL Network first reported terms of the deal. Included in the deal also is a $3-million incentive that could propel the total worth of the contract up to $15-m...

Aug 07 2016

International Olympic Committee changes anti-doping rules

Bach again blamed WADA for failing to act sooner on evidence of state-backed doping in Russia, saying it would be a travesty to make individual Russian athletes "collat...

Aug 07 2016

Rio Olympics 2016: French gymnast Samir Ait Said suffers horrifying leg break

Several people in attendance said on Twitter that you could hear the snap in the arena. A wheelchair was rolled out to the vault landing for him, but Said was eventuall...

Jul 05 2016

Aussie Ben Simmons No. 1 in National Basketball Association draft

Here is a recap of the players they took with their three first round selections. Simply register to receive uninterrupted access to our award-winning and in-depth local ...

Jun 28 2016

Lochte finishes 2nd in 400 IM heats at US Olympic trials

Griglione arrived at the 1984 trials as a 15-year-old with little to lose, but realized in the years that followed that there is nothing quite like the pressure at the US...