Stories about Sport

Dec 07 2016

LA 2024 Olympics organizers find less expensive route

The Legislative Analyst's Office said "the state will have a few hundred million dollars of taxpayer funds on the line" should problems arise and costs exceed revenues. F...

Dec 07 2016

Baseball owners, players reach new labor deal

Clubs that exceed the luxury-tax threshold, though, would lose a pick later in the draft. Speaking of the luxury cap, that threshold will be raised $6 million this ...

Dec 07 2016

Celtic hero Chris Sutton: This player is a problem for Manchester City

Sergio Aguero was sent off for a flying lunge on David Luiz and in the ensuing touchline melee, Fernandinho was dismissed after throttling Cesc Fabregas and shoving him o...

Dec 07 2016

Alabama positioned to become 3rd wire-to-wire AP No. 1

The big back with speed scored two second-half touchdowns in helping Alabama put away Florida . Since Clemson and Ohio State play each in the other semifinal playo...

Dec 07 2016

Free safety Earl Thomas is out for rest of the season

But he's very quiet. "We've got guys who stepped up and guys who play well when they step up, but it's starting to show on offense and defense ". Thomas suffered the i...

Dec 06 2016

Palmer, Johnson lead Cardinals past Redskins

Arizona went with its bread-and-butter play, giving the ball to Johnson behind left tackle D.J. The pressure is on Palmer, at age 36, to prove he's not in the twilight of...

Dec 06 2016

College Football Playoff teams announced

The truth is this: There were six teams of Playoff caliber this season. If Washington would have had a stronger schedule, the discussions wouldn't have been as long." Was...

Dec 06 2016

Redskins C Long out with concussion

It makes everything taste better tonight and to finally have a Victory Monday. I wanted to play [for] that 8-point win. This is a well-known "Wolfism" from Cardinals co...

Dec 06 2016

Penn State Gives Playoff Committee Something to Ponder

The five Power 5 champs get in. Alabama will play Washington and Ohio State is set to face Clemson in the College Football Playoff semifinals, announced Sunday, Dec. 10 U...

Dec 06 2016

Broncos at Jaguars: Highlights, score, and recap

We showed a lot of character coming back after last week with the long trip to come out of here with (a victory)". Senior writer John Oehser examines what we learned fr...

Dec 06 2016

Committee picks Alabama, Washington, Ohio State and Clemson

This is Clemson's second consecutive trip to the four-team playoff. Now, when it isn't hosting a semifinal between two of the top four teams in the country, the Fiest...

Dec 06 2016

Brady breaks QB wins record, Patriots beat Rams 26-10

Tom Brady piloted the New England Patriots to a 26-10 victory over the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday, December 4 (Monday in Manila) his 201st National Football League triu...

Dec 06 2016

Alabama, Ohio State, Washington and Clemson

Alabama and The Pips played out just as expected, too. "Conference championships are hard to win ", Hocutt said. The four schools fighting for the national champions...

Dec 06 2016

Judge orders Michigan recount to begin at noon Monday

There is no paper trail. He said the vote could be rigged. A partial recount in Allegheny County, which includes Pittsburgh, was scheduled to occur Monday. While the stat...

Dec 06 2016

Wenger to play 2nd string Arsenal at Basel in Champions League

While Arsenal are set to finish second in the group, there is plenty riding on this final Group A game for their hosts. Wenger will offer Granit Xhaka a start against...

Dec 06 2016

Australia's Head expects same eleven for second ODI against New Zealand

But leg-spinner Adam Zampa coaxed Guptill into a false shot to find fielding substitute Glenn Maxwell at mid-wicket and he was on his way for 114 off 102 balls in the 33...

Dec 06 2016

Playoff Pairs: Alabama-Washington and Ohio State-Clemson

Alabama is the only program to qualify for each of the Football Bowl Subdivision's first three playoffs. 2nd they have to stop Washington's ground game Myles Gaskin i...

Dec 05 2016

Test Series India close in on win despite Root fifty

Du Plessis's innings of 118 not out and 12 have helped him move up eight positions to 23rd in the latest ICC player rankings for Test batsmen . Woakes was dismissed caug...

Dec 05 2016

West Ham v Arsenal

Having finished the Premier League on seventh position last season , Slaven Bilic's side now sit just two places above the relegation zone after matchday 13. Arsenal ha...

Dec 05 2016

Dolphins spoil Goff's debut with rally to beat Rams 14-10

DeVante Parker led all receivers with 8 receptions for 79 yards and 1 touchdown. Pro Bowl defensive tackle Aaron Donald received a 10 yard penalty for roughing the pass...