Stories about Sport

Aug 01 2016

Byron sets rookie mark with 5th Truck Series win

Boos greet the announcement at about 2:25, almost an after the scheduled start time, that the race was postponed until 11 a.m. Monday. Kahne went on TV and bemoaned tha...

Aug 01 2016

DeAndre Hopkins to hold out for bigger contract

After Hopkins made his feelings clear, Texans GM Rick Smith and the team issued a statement that basically let him know he wouldn't be getting a new deal. Carefully mon...

Aug 01 2016

Serie-ous deal: Indians acquire Andrew Miller from Yankees

Developing all of the prospects will be key, but the Yankees' future is looking bright with the recent moves that were made. "The chessboard has changed from years ...

Jul 31 2016

Kirsty Coventry, Africa's best Olympian, dives in for the last time

They remain the world's top ranked side and will surely be the team to beat. During the Olympic Games, a single night can make history. Over half of the Australians sur...

Jul 30 2016

England crush Pakistan in second test

Set a steep 565-run target to win, Pakistan succumbed to 234 all-out in their second innings, after being bowled out for a meagre 198 in their first essay. "He's a true...

Jul 30 2016

Padres starters Cashner, Rea to Marlins in 7-player deal

Cashner, who has been the longest-tenured Padres player since joining the team in 2012, said Wednesday that it was "sad" to see constant turnover among his teammates. He'...

Jul 29 2016

Questions abound on offense, defense for Super Bowl champs

We already know Sanchez is not made to lead a team to the Super Bowl. He is either trying to rebuild a team back into Super Bowl contenders or keep it together. The Bro...

Jul 25 2016

Crash kills Nebraska punter, Michigan State former punter

The vehicle crashed into a tree following a loss of control on the wet pavement of Beaver Lake Road. Speed appears to be a factor in the traffic crash. Nebraska official...

Jul 24 2016

Florida probes second possible Zika case in non-traveler

FILE - In this January 18, 2016, file photo, a female Aedes aegypti mosquito acquires a blood meal on the arm of a researcher at the Biomedical Sciences Institute in the ...

Jul 23 2016

Stenson targets Olympic gold after British Open win

Watson needed a final-round 65 to hold off Nicklaus, who shot a 66, and win the tournament by a stroke. Watching Henrik Stenson's sensational Sunday performance to win...

Jul 23 2016

Game of Thrones' John Bradley on how the show will end

Fans have pointed out in the past that there are a few episodes per season that could have been trimmed down but were included anyway in order to ensure each season got a...

Jul 23 2016

Duke Influence Strong on USA Select Team

For the men's games, NBA TV talent will include Marv Albert and Matt Winer on play-by-play, with analysts Grant Hill, Reggie Miller and Steve Smith and reporter Jared G...

Jul 21 2016

Florida Zika case could signal first infected mosquitos in U.S.

Zika can also be spread sexually. Others have become infected through sexual transmission from someone who got the infection from traveling overseas. It can also trigge...

Jul 21 2016

Splash! Kevin Durant finalizes two-year deal with Warriors

Durant said former teammate Russell Westbrook took it hard. "We have guys who are not just shooters, not just ball handlers". I'm excited to get back on the floor with ...

Jul 21 2016

CDC, Florida probing possible Zika case from Miami mosquito

For the record, the caregiver has never had any sexual contact with Zika-infected person nor visited a Zika outbreak area. Zika is a virus usually spread through bites ...

Jul 21 2016

Eric Holder to Help Fight Airbnb Discrimination

In a blog post announcing the news , CEO Brian Chesky said that "while we have a policy that prohibits discrimination, we want this policy to be stronger", and that Ho...

Jul 20 2016

Olympic committee considers banning Russian Federation from Rio games

Only the International Olympic Committee has the authority to ban an entire national delegation, and in a statement it called the findings of the WADA report an "unpr...

Jul 18 2016

I use bouncer as my surprise weapon: Pacer Shardul Thakur

India's Premier spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has said that his team will look to come hard at the West Indies batsmen in the first innings and knock them over early during...

Jul 18 2016

Can make Chelsea players great like Ronaldo, Messi: Conte

This situation excites me". It excites me, this situation. They've lost their ability to fight, and that means, no matter how much Conte will try to do it for them from t...

Jul 18 2016

Stenson wins duel with Mickelson to claim British Open

He made an 18-foot putt at the 14th, and putting from off the green at 15, Stenson drained a roll of 51 feet. In a round that seemed more match play than stroke play,...