Stories about Sport

Dec 11 2016

Jill Stein Campaign Plans To Take Pennsylvania Recount Effort To Federal Court

In his ruling, Goldsmith said a state law that requires a two-business-day waiting period to begin a recount is likely in violation of voting rights, according to the D...

Dec 09 2016

Heisman Trophy odds: Lamar Jackson is overwhelming betting favorite

Watson has 3,914 passing yards and 37 touchdowns with 15 interceptions, having completed 67.6 percent of his passes and averaging eight yards an attempt while adding 529 ...

Dec 09 2016

Police receive abuse allegations against "more than one individual"

Eleven people have come forward to police in the wake of revelations about sexual abuse in football. The probe into child sexual abuse within football has widened with ...

Dec 09 2016

Charlie Nicholas says Arsenal can beat anybody in Champions League last-16

Elsewhere, the small matter of top spot will be at stake when Real Madrid host Group F leaders Borussia Dortmund at the Santiago Bernabeu. "We did the job I think in a ...

Dec 09 2016

Chiefs' Johnson leaves game vs Raiders with Achilles injury

Alex Smith was dealing, Tyreek Hill could not be caught (on offense or special teams), and the defense was playing fast and aggressive. Hill's first half performance ...

Dec 08 2016

Germany, Portugal avoid each other in Confed Cup draw

Portugal and Mexico are the two other teams from Group A . It seems clear to say that those teams stand out in the group. The draw (which features winners of all six...

Dec 08 2016

With Gronk out, Patriots probably regret trading A.J. Derby

Tom Brady and the Patriots will have to make a Super Bowl run without their biggest offensive threat. "Nobody wants Gronk not out there". He has missed 20 games in h...

Dec 08 2016

Jurgen Klopp refuses to blame players after Bournemouth loss

Liverpool was 3-1 up by the 64th after goals by Sadio Mane, Divock Origi and Emre Can, but conceded in the 76th minute to substitute Ryan Fraser and in the 78th to Steve...

Dec 08 2016

FIFA President Gianni Infantino Wants 48 Team World Cup

Sixteen teams would exit at the preliminary phase, with the remaining 32 proceeding to the usual group and knockout phase structure. The FIFA World Cup is arguably ...

Dec 07 2016

Rosberg on Hamilton tactics: "I didn't know how far he would go"

NICO ROSBERG SAYS it is "virtually impossible" to have a close relationship with Lewis Hamilton due to their Formula One rivalry within the Mercedes team. "And if that is...

Dec 06 2016

Guice runs for LSU-record 285 yards, No. 25 Tigers roll

Orgeron, 55, will take over his home-state program after going 5-2 as interim coach. Orgeron went 5-2 after replacing Les Miles - fired after an 18-13 loss to Auburn o...

Dec 06 2016

Westbrook streak of triple-doubles now at 6 straight games

Westbrook had 18 triple-doubles last season. Five of those ten outstanding all-around feats have come in successive outings. Jordan, seven straight in 1989. Westbrook and...

Dec 06 2016

Westbrook first since Jordan with 5 straight triple-doubles

The Thunder withstood another massive line from Anthony Davis, who finished with 37 points and 15 rebounds. Blake Griffin scored 24 points and pulled down 16 rebounds f...

Dec 06 2016

Southern California Meets Penn State in 103rd Rose Bowl

That became USC, which moved up two spots from Tuesday's pre-title game rankings. Penn State did jump three spots in the most recent Associated Press and USA Today/Coac...

Dec 05 2016

Conor McGregor fires back at the UFC

Since I've got that boxing license, Floyd's fat manager came out and was like 'Oh Floyd's in the Bahamas, he doesn't care about Conor.' Well I don't give a f**k about Flo...

Dec 05 2016

Red Bull boss backs Hamilton tactics

He can't match Hamilton's "A game", and as Rosberg puts it "he has always edged me" since they were kids in karting. The hug, the handshakes and somewhat forced-sound...

Dec 05 2016

Maxwell fined for disrespectful remarks against Matthew Wade

Australia coach Darren Lehmann is planning some clear-the-air talks between Glenn Maxwell and Matt Wade. Obviously he played pretty well today too. Smith said Maxwe...

Dec 05 2016

Oakland fire at warehouse party kills at least 9 people, report says

Authorities told KTVU-TV about 50 people were in the building when the fire started. "We've just spent night calling hospitals and listening to police scanners". Drayto...

Dec 04 2016

Beltran reaches deal with Astros, $16M for 1 year

Beltran continued to put up outstanding numbers in his age-39 season, batting.295/.337/.513 with 29 homers and 93 RBI in 151 games between NY and Texas. The Astros are kn...

Dec 03 2016

Pistons center Drummond fined $15,000 for elbowing foe

Detroit now opens the week with a back-to-back at Charlotte and Boston before visiting Atlanta on Friday. These teams are both looking to be relevant in the East and th...