Stories about Sport

Sep 21 2016

Emmy Winner Jeffrey Tambor: 'Give Transgender Talent a Chance'

Tambor's boss, Transparent creator Jill Soloway echoed his sentiments when she accepted her own prize for Best Directing for a Comedy Series, saying, "I've always wante...

Sep 21 2016

Footballer Set To Quit At 24 For Islam

He played twice for Carlisle in a brief loan spell, before joining Sheffield Wednesday initially on loan. Jeremy told them what he wanted to do last week. However his c...

Sep 21 2016

Brownlee brothers: Alistair helps Jonny over line in heartwarming moment

Alistair sacrificed his chance at second place (or even a win) to assist Jonny . But instead, Alistair helped his brother regain his footing and helped him to the...

Sep 20 2016

Martin Truex Jr. rallies to win NASCAR Chase opener

Huh). Should similar punishment be handed out this week Truex Jr. would lose the point lead, but his win would still move him to round two of the Chase. "It's not you...

Sep 20 2016

Brendan Rodgers not embarrassed by Celtic's heaviest European defeat

With just three minutes played, Neymar's clever reverse pass on the left sent Messi clean through a static Celtic defence, and he blasted a shot high past De Vries fr...

Sep 20 2016

Giannis Antetokounmpo to get extension

The deal is appeared to be less than a minimum contract, which plays in nicely for the Bucks organization as the salary cap is expected to rise again next year due to the...

Sep 20 2016

No. 19 Florida turns to ex-Purdue QB Appleby against Vols

Florida defensive lineman Caleb Brantley sacked Fine for a safety on North Texas' second offensive play. Florida coach Jim McElwain calls it a character test, a chanc...

Sep 20 2016

Vikings not ready to name QB starter against Packers

General Manager Rick Spielman didn't trade a first-round draft pick and a conditional fourth-rounder to have Bradford sit on the bench one moment longer than it takes h...

Sep 20 2016

Oregon's Devon Allen to miss rest of season with injury

A source told Comcast SportsNet Northwest that the injury is believed to be a torn ACL. Allen has shown his return to the football field on several big plays in the fir...

Sep 19 2016

US Open: Dominant Novak Djokovic ends Kyle Edmund's excellent run

Edmund, who was beaten 6-2, 6-1, 6-4 in just an hour and 55 minutes, was the first British man other than Andy Murray to reach the fourth round here for 12 years and wi...

Sep 19 2016

Austin strikes again as Southampton beats Swansea 1-0

Charlie Austin came off the bench to score the victor as Southampton beat Swansea City 1-0 at St Mary's. Nathan Redmond wasted two great opportunities to give the Sai...

Sep 19 2016

Dame Sarah Storey secures her 14th Paralympics gold medal

Weir would not elaborate on his comments, but insisted he was not referring to Paula Dunn, the British Athletics Paralympic programme head coach. "If they want someone ...

Sep 19 2016

Stoke loses again as pressure mounts on Hughes

City's latest heavy defeat came at Crystal Palace on Sunday afternoon, as they shipped four goals for the third time already this term to remain at the foot of the Premie...

Sep 19 2016

Pochettino blames summer for stuttering start

It has been far from a poor start, but they'll look to find more momentum in the coming weeks. Spurs will be looking forward to returning to their usual home here but...

Sep 19 2016

Winston says early meeting with Arians motivated him

The Arizona Cardinals were counting on taking a big step forward this season and were not pleased about suffering a tight loss at home in Week 1. At Atlanta, Winston th...

Sep 19 2016

Manchester United struggling with lack of confidence, says Mourinho

Mourinho provided a detailed breakdown of Watford's second - effectively decisive - goal, describing it as "a mistake that goes against our plan and our training", later ...

Sep 19 2016

Vikings game? National Football League 2016

That stat has dropped each time these teams have played since , falling to a Nick Foles-esque 80.8 in Minnesota's 20-13 division-clinching win in Lambeau last winter. "He...

Sep 19 2016

Argentina's Del Potro beats Murray in Davis Cup epic

In the other semi-final, France and Croatia are locked at 1-1 going into Saturday's action. What this had taken out of del Potro, who looked to have moved into energy con...

Sep 19 2016

Browns rookie defender critiques Carson Wentz's release; Doug Pederson responds

Cleveland could have easily stayed put and taken Wentz, solidifying the quarterback position for years to come. More than any team, they need as many picks as possible to...

Sep 19 2016

Arsenal scorer Theo Walcott credits fast start for emphatic Hull victory

The most unlikely of comebacks was not to be, though, as Sanchez restored the two-goal cushion by side-stepping Harry Maguire before blasting past two Hull defender...