Stories about Sport

Nov 26 2016

Find out the latest contestant to leave Strictly Come Dancing

It is hard to distinguish who is the professional dancer now". Seeming to refer to the possibility of Cumberbatch coming along to support him at a live show, he said: "...

Nov 26 2016

Westbrook sparks Thunder over Nuggets

You're young and just want to go out there and have fun with the game with no expectations. Kenneth Faried blocked Westbrook's layup at the buzzer to send it into overt...

Nov 26 2016

Big game James: LeBron attending Ohio State-Michigan game

Teacher vs. pupil. Dear friends and fierce competitors, their legacies are linked. Many are seeing this year's clash between the two schools as a de facto elimination...

Nov 25 2016

2nd Test Result: India Take Series Lead Over England With Convincing Win

Virat Kohli says India must strike the right balance between avoiding complacency and not becoming desperate as they bid to take command of the five-match series with ...

Nov 24 2016

Andre Ward v Sergey Kovalev: American fighter seals win in Las Vegas

But again, once Ward adjusted, Kovalev wasn't effective. . Kovalev, after winning the WBO crown against Nathan Cleverly in 2011, had destroyed everyone in his path in t...

Nov 23 2016

Cooper, Democrats pressuring Gov. McCrory to concede

The votes are in. "I have a lot of confidence in Kristi Jones, Jim Phillips and Ken Eudy to help me assemble a team that works every day for all North Carolinians", Coop...

Nov 22 2016

Westbrook scores 30 as Thunder top Rockets 105-103

It is uncertain if the Sacramento Kings are really aiming to trade some of their best players. The performance Sunday proved Ibaka can put up descent numbers if fed the...

Nov 22 2016

McLaren confirm Brown as Dennis replacement

Mr Brown had been tipped to land either the McLaren job or a post with F1's parent, which is in the process of being taken over by New York-listed Liberty Media Group. ...

Nov 21 2016

Harry Kane dreams of becoming future England and Spurs captain

Harry Kane scored two late goals as Tottenham Hotspur came from behind to beat West Ham 3-2 on Saturday in a bad-tempered derby that featured two controversial penalt...

Nov 21 2016

Raiders, Texans prepare for altitude in trip to Mexico City

The game will be in Mexico City as part of the NFL's International Series. Will you be surrounded by other fans, or are you going to watch it solo so you can slink of...

Nov 21 2016

LeBron James sits out against Pacers

I can actually remember a time being here (Indiana) where that was the case, might have been a year ago where Bron sat out and we just didn't play hard. Frye has made 11 ...

Nov 21 2016

Barcelona superstar Neymar leaves Malaga defender on his back after incredible skill

Pique, however, refused to use the missing pair as an excuse after Barca fell four points behind leaders and arch-rivals Real Madrid . Barcelona could not find a way...

Nov 20 2016

What to Watch Against Michigan State

What the season comes down to is this: If the Buckeyes win their final two games, against Michigan State on Saturday (noon ET, ESPN ) and Michigan the following week, ...

Nov 19 2016

Man United v Arsenal: With Rooney, Ibrahimovic sidelined, Rashford the main man

Mourinho has since moved on to Old Trafford, a ground where Arsenal have not won in the Premier League for a decade, and all the elements are in place for another comb...

Nov 19 2016

Manchester City's Pep Guardiola enjoys working with John Stones

Crystal Palace have lost seven of their last eight Premier League games against Manchester City, winning the other in April 2015. "He's a young player who is 20 years o...

Nov 18 2016

Andre Ward: Duva's Trash Talk Woke Me Up, I'm Taking No Mess

The same, though, can be said of Kovalev. On the flipside, a Kovalev win would nearly certainly come via KO, as he would be unlikely to to outbox the master technician....

Nov 18 2016

Mayweather says he won't fight again

It had been thought the idea was dead in the water, after Mayweather said recently they should "move on" because they were unable to agree terms. According to BoxingSc...

Nov 18 2016

Homelessness declining overall; problems persist in the West

The number of people in families experiencing homelessness in Maryland decreased 10 percent between 2015 and 2016, HUD reported. "Since 2010, there has been a 38 percent ...

Nov 18 2016

Chilly a.m. temps Thursday before weekend rain in Sacramento

Saturday: Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 60. West wind 9 to 17 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 28 miles per hour. A few non-severe storms are possible acr...

Nov 17 2016

NFL Power Rankings Week 11: Cowboys the New No. 1

But we are closer to the end than we are to the beginning, and you're a stone-cold liar (or a Browns fan) if you say you haven't thought about where your team stands in...