Stories about Sport

Jul 09 2016

Iwakuma, Mariners hold on to beat Royals 3-2

He gave up three runs on six hits in seven innings. Didn't matter: Mariners runner Seth Smith broke immediately from third base and slid home safely to break a 1-1 tie. I...

Jul 09 2016

Canada reaches semis in Olympic qualifier

Six teams are split into two groups for a FIBA Olympic qualifying tournament in Turin. The Philippines are hosting one of three Olympic qualifying mini tournaments to d...

Jul 09 2016

Murray downs Kyrgios, to play Tsonga in quarterfinals

Murray said of Lendl's influence: "I think it's beneficial having him there, for sure, because I trust him, have a lot of confidence in him". Tsonga, the perennial unde...

Jul 09 2016

Cards' Carpenter goes on DL; Diaz named replacement All-Star

Kluber, the 2014 AL Cy Young Award victor, will be making his all-star debut in his sixth major league season. RF Stephen Piscotty cracked his second grand slam of the ...

Jul 09 2016

F1 Raceweek: Rosberg ruled out as Hamilton goes quickest

While Hamilton's quickest lap of the second session was nearly half a second quicker than second-placed Daniel Ricciardo, with Max Verstappen in third, the Red Bull dri...

Jul 09 2016

'Andy Murray vs. Milos Raonic 2016 Wimbledon Final Pick, Odds, Prediction'

In his four years at the forefront of the sport, these moments have played out too many times in Raonic's most important matches. The second seed brilliantly saved two ...

Jul 09 2016

Episode Four of UFC Embedded 200

Former middleweight champion Anderson Silva weighed in at 198.5 pounds for his bout against Daniel Cormier after accepting the fight on just two days notice. In rec...

Jul 09 2016

Amnesty International Unveils Security App as Rio Olympics Near

There were also problems with the 2004 Athens Games before we went there, but the problems in Rio are expected to be very real. Temer pointed to Rio's successful track ...

Jul 09 2016

Seahawks' Brandon Browner under investigation for alleged assault

Police said the father did not receive medical treatment at the time of the incident, so the severity of his injuries are unknown. California Penal Code 242 defines bat...

Jul 09 2016

There will be new faces in 'Hamilton'

Starting July 10, Dixon will be playing Aaron Burr , a.k.a "the fool who shot "im", in Lin-Manuel Miranda's 'Hamilton " replacing Leslie Odom Jr ., Variety reported ....

Jul 09 2016

Dallas sniper attack: 5 officers shot dead during protests against police

Demonstrations were held in several other USA cities Thursday night to protest the police killings of two more black men: A Minnesota officer on Wednesday fatally shot Ph...

Jul 09 2016

Parramatta's fine, points deduction confirmed by NRL

Parramatta Eels' season has been left in ruins after the National Rugby League confirmed a 12-point penalty and 1,000,000 Australian dollar fine for salary cap breaches d...

Jul 09 2016

Middlesbrough signs former Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes

Thursday afternoon was an exciting one for Boro fans as the club confirmed the arrival of serial winner Victor Valdes on a two-year deal, sending supporters into meltdown...

Jul 09 2016

Which of the 2 French Euro 2016 stars should Arsenal sign?

It was a prediction that the pundit changed in January, only to see the striker's decline play a critical role in Arsenal's collapsing title challenge. Poor Takuma Anaso....

Jul 09 2016

In a playful moment, Barnes officially signs his contract with the Mavs

Moving Bogut will take $11 million off the books for Golden State, clearing cap space for Durant's reported two-year, $54 million deal. The person said other details of t...

Jul 09 2016

Police targeted in several states, including Georgia ambush

According to preliminary information, 22-year-old Stephen Paul Beck called police just before 8 a.m.to report that his vehicle had been broken into outside his apartment ...

Jul 09 2016

The Open Championship: Luke Donald called up as Jaco van Zyl withdraws

No reason for van Zyl's withdrawal was given by the R&A when the field change was announced. "I was really starting to feel the effects of a very packed schedule at the...

Jul 09 2016

UFC 201 has lost one its title fights too... no, seriously

Johnson most recently defeated Henry Cejudo by first-round knockout at UFC 197 on April 23, while Reis sent Dustin Ortiz packing by unanimous decision on January 30 ...

Jul 09 2016

Euro 2016: Spain defeat hard to take, admits Iniesta

Spain could have avoided facing Italy but their 2-1 loss to Croatia in the group stage meant they ended up in the more challenging side of the draw for the knockouts. ...

Jul 09 2016

Bogut, Barnes land in Dallas

The Warriors , having landed Durant, will certainly not match that offer. The most obvious domino: This delivers Harrison Barnes to Dallas. He's a free agent and wou...