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Stories about Sport

Sep 08 2018

Serena battles past Pliskova to reach semis

In the other games, defending champion Sloane Stephens of the US was outclassed in her quarter-final clash by Latvia's Anastasija Sevastova 2-6, 3-6. Serena Williams ...

Sep 07 2018

Ex-NFL player: Le'Veon Bell's teammates 'brainwashed' by Steelers

Oh? That money returns to the Steelers' salary cap. With that in mind, former National Football League running back Maurice Jones-Drew has chimed in on the situation on...

Sep 07 2018

Seahawks safety Earl Thomas appears set to end holdout

Thomas wrote, "The disrespect has been noted and will not be forgotten". The Seahawks have agreed to wipe away nearly all of the fines Thomas accrued during his holdout...

Sep 07 2018

Nadal and Thiem quarterfinal match should be a dandy one

So did the humidity, at about 50 percent. Federer complained that he had struggled to breathe in the nearly airless conditions inside the arena as he slumped to a shock...

Sep 07 2018

Nishikori, Osaka give Japan historic tennis day at US Open

To win a title or even make a final in NY, where she and her sister Mari grew up learning tennis in a Haitian household with her father's parents and eating her mother's ...

Sep 06 2018

Nadal's lovely act of sportsmanship after 'match of the year'

Rafael Nadal was delighted, relieved - and sorry - after winning one of the great US Open night-session matches against Dominic Thiem . "It was a real battle". "I hop...

Sep 05 2018

Messi surprised by Ronaldo leaving Madrid

The award was first introduced as the Federation Internationale de Football Association world player of the year prize (1991-2009), before becoming the Ballon d'Or (201...

Sep 05 2018

Thiem, Nadal into quarterfinals

It would do him well to cling on to that thought. Instead, it's a rematch of this year's French Open final. Dominic Thiem , of Austria, reacts after defeating Kevin...

Sep 05 2018

Nemanja Matic backs Manchester United boss Mourinho

Defeats by Brighton & Hove Albion and Tottenham Hotspur increased the scrutiny on United , Woodward and Mourinho but while this win will not end the doubts over the cl...

Sep 04 2018

Djokovic, Nishikori, Osaka reach U.S. Open quarterfinals; Federer ousted

Millman pulled off the historic upset over Federer in their fourth round matchup, 3-6 7-5 7-6 (9-7) 7-6 (7-3) to reach the quarter finals of the singles tournament, the f...

Sep 04 2018

Kyrgios hears umpire's advice and secures win

Just the way he goes about things, I could take a leaf out of his book. "I know this is not you". Lahyani told Kyrgios that if he was feeling ill, that the tournament cou...

Sep 04 2018

'Roger Federer hit one of the greatest shots ever' - Greg Rusedski

The most pivotal part of Roger Federer's U.S. Open victory over Nick Kyrgios , both men agreed, came all of 17 minutes in, when the 20-time major champion was servin...

Sep 04 2018

Nishioka succumbs to Federer at US Open

Gunning for a spot in the final for the eighth time-which would bring hm on par with Pete Sampras and Ivan Lendl, Federer said, "I'm very happy with how I played tonigh...

Sep 04 2018

Arsenal's Shkodran Mustafi won't face FA action for goal celebration vs Cardiff

Lacazette played slightly behind Aubameyang to begin with down in Wales, but when he went up alongside him the Londoners looked a lot better, and there will be plenty of ...

Sep 04 2018

Colin Kaepernick seals Nike campaign ... and backing from Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Now, though, he is the face of a new Nike campaign that was unveiled on Monday. The #NFL season will start this week, unfortunately once again @Kaepernick7 is not...

Sep 04 2018

National Basketball Association rumor: Rockets trading Ryan Anderson to Suns

Melton, 19, is a second-round draft pick out of USC who showed dynamic, if raw, talent in the Las Vegas Summer League. If he is indeed waived by the Suns before that ...

Sep 03 2018

Ronaldo to skip two Portugal games to focus on Juventus

Ronaldo has been in the Spanish capital since leaving Old Trafford in 2009 and it has been reported that Mourinho urged United not to re-sign the forward. Speaking in ...

Sep 03 2018

Steven Gerrard goes after the referee following defeat to Celtic

Manager Steven Gerrard admits Rangers were lucky goalkeeper Allan McGregor wasn't sent off for kicking out at Celtic's Kristoffer Ajer. Goldson, 25, who signed ...

Sep 03 2018

Nick Saban upset with ESPN reporter over interview question

In Taylor's defense, she asked a question that was totally fair, albeit somewhat exhausted. After months of speculation about Alabama's QBs - and months of questions ...