Stories about Sport

May 21 2017

Oklahoma jury that acquitted Tulsa officer says she had non-deadly options

Jurors were visibly emotional and some cried when the verdict was read by the judge some nine hours after they began deliberating. He said the jury felt like Shelby was...

May 21 2017

Preds reach 1st Western final in team history, ousting Blues

After getting the first goal of the game for the first time all series and then a go-ahead score in the third, the Blues had enough in the tank to finish it off. The ...

May 21 2017

Yelena Isinbayeva to step down as Russian Anti-Doping Agency head

A World Anti-Doping (WADA) official said on Thursday that Russian pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva will be out as chairwoman of the Russian anti-doping agency by the end of...

May 21 2017

Supergiant cruise into IPL final

He continued his impressive run into the tournament as the off-spinner who has taken eight wickets in 10 matches and more importantly, holds an economy-rate of 6.61. ...

May 20 2017

Matt Harvey rejoins Mets, apologizes for skipping game

Yet, the optics of negative fan reception at home may have factored in to the scheduling change. Harvey surely has some explaining to do before he returns to the mound. B...

May 20 2017

Orioles Continue Three-Game Set In Detroit Against Struggling Tigers

Texas Rangers' Ryan Rua, left, is congratulated by third base coach Tony Beasley (27) as Rua runs the bases after hitting a 3-run home run in the fifth inning of a baseb...

May 20 2017

Celtics win NBA draft lottery, Lakers at No. 2 keep pick

The closest they have gotten is Devin Booker, but he's only two years in. The Phoenix Suns fell two places in the NBA Draft Lottery and will pick fourth in the Ju...

May 20 2017

West Ham rule out Reid and Carroll for Burnley clash

Mancini has been linked with West Ham ever since Paddy Power opened up the Next West Ham Manager Betting last month, but the biggest move in the market came today (Thur...

May 20 2017

Conor McGregor Signs Deal for Fight With Floyd Mayweather

Congratulations to all parties involved. That fight will involve his IBF super-featherweight world champion Gervonta Davis who defends his title this weekend against Li...

May 20 2017

Harry Kane: 'I'm not resting on my laurels' in Golden Boot race

The England worldwide is in line to collect his second Golden Boot in a row and is only the fifth player since the Premier League began to score 25 or more goals in s...

May 20 2017

Michael Bisping reacts to comments that fight with GSP is off

I reached out to Georges and he said he hasn't heard anything officially either, and I still haven't heard anything from the UFC or Dana White. "I don't see why that can'...

May 19 2017

Hiddink tips Conte to stay

Conte wants to keep his best players and strengthen his squad ahead of next season's Champions League return, but there is fervent speculation over the future of striker ...

May 19 2017

Kyle Lowry will be game-time decision after missing shootaround

LeBron and friends came back from a 3-1 series deficit to beat the greatest regular-season team ever in the Finals previous year. Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lo...

May 19 2017

Kane scores four and Son hits double as Tottenham rout Leicester

Vardy saw appeals for a penalty waved away when Alderweireld shouldered him to the ground after an error from Eric Dier, and it got worse for Leicester before the break...

May 19 2017

Cavaliers sweep Raptors to advance to Eastern Finals

Kyrie Irving added 27 points for the Cavaliers, including 11 in the fourth quarter, and had nine assists. "There's desperation at their end and desperation at our end". ...

May 19 2017

Outcast Karim Benzema has not given up on France return

Benzema and former buddy Valbuena. "This is distressing! The truth is justice which will restore it". And after Deschamps revealed his line-up for next month's friendli...

May 19 2017

Premier League Betting: Arsenal to get final day victory over distracted Everton

However, creeping past an already-relegated side is unlikely to appease the unhappy Arsenal fans who believe Wenger is not the man to take them forward. The duo are app...

May 19 2017

Sharapova says she'll 'rise up again' after French Open snub

All I can say is that the 90 percent of the players that rejoiced when hearing the news were the ones who are afraid of her abilities. He said during a live Facebook br...

May 19 2017

Italian Open win allows Sharapova to qualify for Wimbledon

She came through a hiccup near the end, losing serve as she prepared to wrap it up while leading 5-1, but recovered in the next game to emerge the victor. Sharapova's WT...

May 19 2017

Soundgarden Vocalist Chris Cornell Dies at 52

Cornell was in Detroit performing with Soundgarden on a USA tour that kicked off last month. A family friend called 911 around midnight Thursday after he went to chec...