Stories about Sport

Sep 18 2016

Guardiola Rules Silva, Kompany Out Of Bournemouth Clash

Last weekend they recorded a 2-1 win over crosstown rivals United in an embarrassingly one-sided Manchester derby, and then they carried the momentum into a 4-0 thrashi...

Sep 16 2016

Paralympics: Nwosu, Omolayo win 2 more gold medals for Nigeria

Ejike, who was the country's flag-bearer at the opening ceremony, is the third Nigerian to win gold, joined by Roland Ezuruike and Paul Kehinde. The 25-year-old, along ...

Sep 16 2016

Nigeria Leading Africa in Paralympics, 9th in the World

Nigeria has been more successful at the Paralympics than it has been at the Olympics. She also won a Silver medal in London four years ago where she competed in the -56...

Sep 16 2016

Davis Cup Preview: India Face Tough Task Against Mighty Spain

There are times when I am under pressure because of the match situation. You know you can not go and help your players on the court or play in their place when they are i...

Sep 16 2016

Spain not taking India lightly: Rafael Nadal

As a result, Paes is slated to take on the mighty Spanish along with the relatively inexperienced Myneni. Irrespective of the time of the start of the matches, it wi...

Sep 15 2016

US Open champ Kerber replaces Williams at No. 1 in rankings

The late-blooming German becomes only the second woman to win her first two major championships after turning 28. But Williams must increasingly pick and choose her tou...

Sep 15 2016

Christian Eriksen staying with Tottenham

The South Korean striker rounded off a lively first half performance with a brilliant team goal to give Tottenham the lead at half-time. Jack Butland remains sidelined ...

Sep 15 2016

Paralympic Games open to theme: 'Heart knows no limits'

Brazil is mired in its worst recession in generations. "We are all sending our honest greetings to the Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro since we are all brothers and siste...

Sep 15 2016

Serena stunned by Pliskova in US Open semis

She adamantly denied that she was exhausted from the game the night before, and she said she wasn't going to make any excuses for the way she played. "She deserved to win...

Sep 14 2016

Osweiler solid in debut to lead Houston over Bears 23-14

The good news is that he will have plenty of time to rest. The Texans were in his face all day and hit him 13 times on top of the five sacks. They cashed in with touchdo...

Sep 14 2016

Kid Rock Lobs an F-Bomb at Colin Kaepernick

If you think South Park might be just turning a blind eye to the issue of police brutality that Kaepernick is protesting against, think again - they covered that 12 ...

Sep 14 2016

Packers offensive line ready for challenge against Vikings

The Titans opened the season by jumping out to a 10-0 halftime lead and shut down Adrian Peterson , who led the National Football League in rushing last season. That made...

Sep 13 2016

Johnson polishes off a dominant victory

Roberto Castro , who shared the 36-hole lead with Johnson, stumbled to a 74 to fall to fourth on 204, one stroke ahead of United States compatriot Matt Kuchar and Austra...

Sep 13 2016

Urena helps Marlins beat Dodgers 3-0

Baseball Twitter lit up in the middle of a college football Saturday, which is how you know something insane was happening. Red Sox manager John Farrell nearly dealt with...

Sep 11 2016

Yasiel Puig may be moved, or maybe not?

Puig had been on revocable trade waivers, and according to Jon Heyman , he's been claimed! Puig had once taking Los Angeles by storm with his vibrant play in the outfi...

Sep 10 2016

Chargers run defense a chief concern against Kansas City

Kansas City is the better team, and that should shine through. Outside linebacker Tamba Hali returned to practice Friday after missing Thursday's session due to a perso...

Sep 09 2016

Klopp defends decision to leave Sturridge on bench

Jurgen Klopp is expecting Daniel Sturridge to perform well this season, also after the draw 1-1 with Tottenham he demoted the England striker to the bench. "Of course he ...

Sep 09 2016

Vinci undone by foot fault at Open; Kerber wins last 9 games

The 14-time major champion has now failed to go past the fourth round in his last five grand slams, while Pouille advances to meet fellow Frenchman Gael Monfils in the qu...

Sep 07 2016

Kosovo and its diaspora mark world debut with draw in Finland

Kosovo were accepted into Federation Internationale de Football Association in May and it was a remarkable result given that world soccer's governing body only gave thei...

Sep 06 2016

Wawrinka wins in 4 sets, into US Open quarters

Venus Williams failed to convert a match point and lost in the fourth round of the U.S. Open to a player a dozen years younger than her, 10th-seeded Karolina Pliskova of ...