Stories about Sport

Oct 03 2017

Macklemore to donate proceeds from Same Love to marriage equality campaign

Former prime minister Tony Abbott supported the petition, tweeting: "Footy fans shouldn't be subjected to a politicised grand final". Macklemore arrives in Australia as...

Oct 03 2017

Chicago Bears, Green Bay Packers embrace patriotism, not protest during anthem

Bears game. On Tuesday, the Green Bay Packers' players put out a statement asking for the fans to join them in making a statement of "unity" during the national a...

Oct 03 2017

Giants fall to Padres in Cain's finale

Sandoval hit a solo homer against Padres' Phil Maton to give the Giants a 5-4 win . Cory Spangenberg will move to third base while Christian Villanueva sits on the P...

Oct 02 2017

Matchwinner Crouch in line for new Stoke deal

The Stoke striker had a penalty kick saved by Fraser Forster shortly after Mame Diouf had headed Stoke in front after 40 minutes. Want-away defender Virgil van Dijk , ...

Oct 02 2017

'No evidence' of excessive force in Michael Bennett incident

The only officer that may face departmental discipline was the one who chased and handcuffed Bennett , for not having his body camera on at the time. He noted that an ...

Oct 02 2017

Bairstow now targets Ashes glory after century fuels England victory

The victory completed a successful summer of cricket at home for England , which won test and one-day series over both South Africa and West Indies , and a Twenty20 ser...

Oct 02 2017

Ashleigh Barty: 'It's been a hell of a week'

In comparison to the roller-coaster ride seen throughout the week here at the Dongfeng Motors Wuhan Open , the singles semifinal round on Friday turned out to be a relat...

Oct 02 2017

Tigers suffer as Amla hits 100, Elgar 150

Maharaj, however, troubled Mushfiqur immediately after the drinks break, finding his outside edge in successive overs, Mushfiqur closing his bat against the turn both tim...

Oct 02 2017

Sam Darnold-Luke Falk matchup draws scouts from 16 National Football League clubs

In between, there's been the high of two Rose Bowl berths for the Cougars and plenty of lows. "This is what you've worked so hard for in the offseason". It was huge. So I...

Oct 02 2017

Gary Lineker 'a sanctimonious little twerp', says Ukip after logo tweet

Ukip's chairman Paul Oakden was also unconcerned saying the party has "done their due diligence" in an interview with the BBC this lunchtime. It had been reported by ...

Oct 01 2017

Two systems near Florida could become tropical storms within a week

As the system develops and moves into Central Florida through the weekend, it will eventually battle some upper-level winds by early Sunday, which will prevent it from or...

Oct 01 2017

Newcastle boss Benitez 'understands' Coutinho wanting Liverpool exit

While he may not set the Premiership alight in the same way that Coutinho has and looks set to continue doing, Merino is already looking like a cult favourite on Tyneside...

Oct 01 2017

Bill Murray could play Joe Maddon in Cubs World Series movie

Both John Lackey and Jose Quintana will figure into the mix, with Quintana proclaiming himself ready despite a rough fifth inning Friday when the Reds scored four run...

Oct 01 2017

Manchester United 4 Crystal Palace 0

Roy Hodgson could hardly have been given a more testing start following his appointment as Crystal Palace manager just four games into the new season. Subs: Riedewald ...

Oct 01 2017

Catalonia referendum: Tractors roll into Barcelona to defend vote

Whether pro-separatists win on Sunday or not - and commentators are still debating whether Madrid will allow the vote to be held at all - Spain's constitutional trouble...

Oct 01 2017

Conor McGregor offers long list of possibilities for next fight

However, he failed to maintain the ferocious pace he set in the early rounds and quickly succumbed to fatigue. Boxing or MMA, we would definitely tune in for McGregor...

Sep 30 2017

Redknapp: Tottenham can keep Kane happy

Then Messi and Cristiano have completely different styles to Harry. The 24-year-old this term has three more goals more than Ronaldo and only trails Messi by one. "I wa...

Sep 30 2017

Bayern Munich sack coach Carlo Ancelotti after PSG loss

Prior to linking up with Ancelotti at Bayern, Sagnol was manager at the France Under-21 set-up and Ligue 1 side Bordeaux. It was a night of goals once again as this sea...

Sep 30 2017

Tottenham boss Pochettino: Why I think Winks is ideal

Team news is out for Tottenham Hotspur's upcoming Premier League match at debutants Huddersfield United, and it's a bit of a mixed bag. The England global has notch...

Sep 30 2017

South Africa grind down Bangladesh in Potch

The former West Indies coach faces a challenging first season with the Proteas , with tests against Bangladesh and Zimbabwe followed by back-to-back tours by top-ran...