Stories about Sport

Nov 18 2018

Rakitic ruled out of England match and returns to Barcelona

We really admire what they are as a team both in terms of their ability and also their mentality. The England boss explained: 'I think we've proved ourselves across t...

Nov 18 2018

Federer bounces back, beats Thiem to keep hopes alive — ATP Finals

Thiem, who also lost his first match, to Anderson, dropped serve at the start of the second set and at again at the end as Federer wrapped up victory in an hour and six m...

Nov 18 2018

Premier League clubs vote in favour of using VAR next season

The English clubs were provided with an update on this season's VAR trials, with key examples of its use in the FA Cup and League Cup discussed in detail. The prospect wa...

Nov 18 2018

Premier League clubs vote to use VAR from 2019-20 season

The Premier League will now make a request to the International Football Association Board and Fifa to use VAR. It said it will establish a "clear protocol" for the way...

Nov 18 2018

Premier League plays catch up with 2019/20 seeing VAR introduction

The League has been using goal line technology since 2013. The decision comes after contentious refereeing decisions overshadowed a 1-1 league draw between Southampton...

Nov 17 2018

VAR to be used in Premier League next season

English clubs were provided with an update on this season's VAR trials, with key examples of its use in the FA Cup and League Cup discussed in detail. The use of VAR was ...

Nov 17 2018

College basketball player kicked off campus for dirty shot

As a result of the play, Platt has been suspended indefinitely while also being banned from Fitchburg's campus. " Fitchburg State does not tolerate behavior that viola...

Nov 17 2018

Cy Young Goes to deGrom With Record-Low 10 Wins

The three-time Cy Young victor went 18-7 with a 2.53 ERA in 33 starts. "I'm extremely humbled to win this award along with some other great former Mets such as Tom Sea...

Nov 17 2018

Greg Rusedski warns Roger Federer: He has to lift his game

Earlier, Alexander Zverev won two tiebreaks as he opened his ATP World Tour Finals campaign with a straight-sets win over Marin Cilic . The younger Zverev outlasts C...

Nov 17 2018

Rooney gave England squad a lesson in humility - Southgate

LONDON, Nov 16 ― There was no farewell goal but plenty of pride and appreciation as Wayne Rooney made his 120th and final appearance for England in a 3-0 win over th...

Nov 17 2018

Premier League clubs nearly split on controversial transfer deadline day

It will be the first time VAR has been used at an Asian Cup, which has been expanded to a record 24 nations in 2019. A statement from the Premier League said its testin...

Nov 17 2018

College basketball player booted from campus after cheap shot

He has been barred from campus and his name has been totally scrubbed from the Fitchburg State athletics web site. 'We are aware that the Fitchburg State administrati...

Nov 17 2018

Pittsburgh Steelers players raid locker of teammate Le'Veon Bell

By not signing the $14.5million tender, his second in two years, Bell will not play in this campaign and is expected to end his tenure with the team that drafted him in t...

Nov 16 2018

Real Madrid appoint Santiago Solari as permanent manager

Real Madrid has appointed Santiago Solari as its new permanent head coach on a contract that will run until June 30, 2021. The former Real Madrid Castilla tacticia...

Nov 16 2018

Vicious cheap shot gets college hoops star barred from campus

But we can see as Fitchburg State's No. 23 Kewan Platt came jogging towards Tenaglia. "In addition, the case is under review by Fitchburg State for consideration of ...

Nov 16 2018

Wayne Rooney to captain England, wear No. 10 shirt against USMNT

The former captain will win his 120th cap in London on Thursday evening, a year after retiring from England duty, as the FA wanted to give him an appropriate send-off. ...

Nov 16 2018

Southgate: England players wanted Rooney to take No10 shirt

Gareth Southgate says the England players wanted Wayne Rooney to have the number 10 shirt against the U.S. as a tribute to the striker. Rooney's call-up has received a...

Nov 16 2018

US Student Reprimanded After Comically Late Hit In Basketball Game

Prior to his cheap shot, Platt air-balled a three at the other end of the floor and was upset that he didn't get a call. In the pantheon of great sports freak-outs and ...

Nov 16 2018

Santiago Solari appointed Real Madrid head coach until 2021

A club statement declared: "The board of directors of Real Madrid C.F., which met today, 13 November 2018, has agreed to appoint Santiago Solari as first-team coach...

Nov 16 2018

Host for the 2021 Women's Rugby World Cup announced

There are also significant impacts through global exposure and broadcast opportunities, including in some of Auckland's priority markets of Australia, United States, Ja...