Stories about Sport

Jan 27 2017

Real smarting after Cup knockout quashes treble dreams

Celta Vigo held their fancied opponents Real Madrid to dump them out of the Copa del Rey . Lucas Vazquez brought Real level again five minutes later, but they were ...

Jan 26 2017

Aston Villa complete move for Icelandic worldwide playmaker

Championship side Aston Villa have signed defender James Bree for what Barnsley call a "substantial fee". The 19-year-old has signed a four-and-a-half year contract at ...

Jan 24 2017

Australian Open: Roger Federer eases past Tomas Berdych in third round

Australian legend Rod "Rocket" Laver, whose name adorns the Melbourne centre court, was one observer hoping for a ninth Grand Slam final between the long-time rivals. As ...

Jan 21 2017

Patriots vs. Steelers preview: What to expect in the AFC Championship game

A Patriots win Sunday and subsequent Super Bowl title would make five Super Bowl championships since 2001. On Sunday, Shazier will face Brady in the AFC Championship ...

Jan 20 2017

Angelique Kerber getting used to birthdays away from home

In the tiebreaker, she led 3-2 but double-faulted twice - once on either side of the change of ends - and Witthoeft won five straight points to level the match. She had s...

Jan 20 2017

Osaka knocked out of Australian Open

The Brisbane International champion continued her flawless start to 2017 with a 6-0, 6-2 win over young Russian Anna Blinkova on Thursday. Osaka is one of the most dest...

Jan 19 2017

Anthony says has proved Knicks loyalty

First, Derrick Rose made a decision to literally skip a game and not tell anyone. Anthony admitted to being thankful he has the no-trade clause, indicating he could h...

Jan 17 2017

New rules implemented to curtail Chinese Super League's 'irrational' spending

Chelsea striker Diego Costa has been linked with a move to China that would be worth £30m a year . In line with multiple reports that emerged on Sunday, CSL teams will...

Jan 16 2017

Pakistan beats Australia, levels 5-match series 1-1

After Australian captain Steve Smith won the toss and chose to bat, Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Amir took 3-47 to help restrict the home side to 220 all out. Cummins ...

Jan 16 2017

Floyd Mayweather 'Absolutely' Wants To Fight Conor McGregor Because He's 'A Businessman'

Mayweather, who retired an undefeated champion in 2015, said he would make a comeback to face McGregor for a minimum purse of $100m as long as the UFC champion is willin...

Jan 16 2017

Mauricio Pochettino: West Brom win shows Tottenham are ready to challenge

Not all smooth sailing for Spurs , Jan Vertonghen suffered suspected ankle ligament damage. Kane became Tottenham's fastest player to 60 Premier League goals with hi...

Jan 15 2017

'It can only be speculation' - Conte cools Costa to China claims

He has instead trained alone at Cobham for the past three days after becoming embroiled in a heated argument with a fitness coach over an injury, following which Conte ...

Jan 14 2017

Pittsburgh Steelers vs Kansas City in National Football League playoffs 2017

The Chiefs, who have won 10 of their past 12 games, clinched the AFC West for the first time since 2010. Bell's running style and versatility - he's the first Nation...

Jan 14 2017

Gordon Cowans: Graham Taylor was someone we all wanted to play for

Under Taylor, England qualified for the eight-team EURO '92 but he stepped down the following year after missing out on the FIFA World Cup finals. Tonight he spoke to ...

Jan 12 2017

Did Grayson Allen deliberately shove an FSU coach? The coach says no

Replays showed that he appeared to shove one of Florida State's assistant coaches as he fell into the chairs. He left the game with a head injury. Throughout the colleg...

Jan 11 2017

Alabama RB Bo Scarbrough suffered broken bone in right leg

As for the one person who it is a large adjustment for - Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts - "it is what it is", Hurts said Saturday. The timetable was accelerated last w...

Jan 10 2017

Cal football moves on from Sonny Dykes

His best year at Cal was in 2015, when Dykes led the Golden Bears to an 8-5 record and Armed Forces Bowl victory. Given that, Cal is to pay him up to 70% of his total s...

Jan 10 2017

Chelsea recall Nathan Ake

He said: "I am not sure there are too many [defenders] out there, hence why Chelsea would recall him". Ake is expected to be recalled from his loan at Bournemouth to ...

Jan 09 2017

Moore, Thomas share lead at Tournament of Champions

World No 1 Jason Day failed to capitalise on a fast start, birdieing three of his first six holes on his way to a three-under 70, leaving him tied-13th. The highlight of ...

Jan 08 2017

La Liga Scores And Results: Matchday 17 - Real Madrid Equal Unbeaten Record

Real top the La Liga standings by three points from Barcelona and have a game in hand. The Whites have not come unstuck since and on Thursday will attempt to make it 40...