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Stories about Sport

Jul 04 2018

England beats Colombia in shootout, advances to World Cup quarter-finals

And asked whether England can start dreaming of glory if they beat Colombia , Rooney said: "I think we should be dreaming now". Should England reach the quarterf...

Jul 04 2018

7 things to know about new Pelicans forward Julius Randle

Since signing James to a four-year, $153.3 million deal on Sunday, the Lakers have also reached agreements with Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Lance Stephenson and JaVale M...

Jul 02 2018

Trae Young taken No. 5 by Dallas, traded to Atlanta Hawks

With so many draft picks, Hawks general manager Travis Schlenk said last week he was entertaining numerous trade offers. While it remains to be seen what level of produ...

Jul 02 2018

Joachim Low to consider position after Germany's 'deserved' exit

For the first time in their World Cup history , Germany were eliminated in the group stage. If you're wondering why there are so many Brazil fans in Lebanon, it's be...

Jul 02 2018

Russian Federation stun Spain on penalties to make last eight

A whole nation held its breath as striker Iago Aspas walked up to take Spain's fifth and final penalty against Russian Federation in the Luzhniki Stadium. Fernando H...

Jul 02 2018

Magic Johnson reportedly went to LeBron's house to close deal

Getty Magic Johnson has the most cap space to work with of any team in the league. This is a match made in hoop and hoopla heaven. James agreed to a four-year contract ...

Jul 02 2018

LeBron James and Lakers agree to 4-year deal

James, born in Akron and drafted No. 1 by the Cavs in 2003, is leaving the Cavs for the second time in eight seasons. The Lakers have positioned themselves with a mass...

Jun 30 2018

Japan advance despite loss to Poland

Japan and Senegal finished with the same number of points, the same goal difference and the same number of goals scored. I'm not too happy about this but I forced my pla...

Jun 30 2018

Mexico advances despite 3-0 rout by Sweden

Ludvig Augustinsson and Andreas Granqvist scored minutes apart after a scoreless first half, and Sweden got its third courtesy of an own goal on Mexico defender Ed...

Jun 30 2018

Portugal's Ronaldo faces tough Uruguay defence

The sides meet in Sochi on Saturday, with Uruguay the only team alongside Croatia from the six completed groups at Russian Federation 2018 to boast a 100 per cent recor...

Jun 30 2018

Final Group E games (2018 FIFA World Cup)

For Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio, whose side face Brazil in the last 16 of the World Cup, Barcelona's Philippe Coutinho is the danger man. "We're here to make histor...

Jun 30 2018

France, Spain among Round of 16 favourites on World Cup odds

Atletico Madrid defender Diego Godin will be a familiar foe from La Liga derbies, but the Uruguay captain is one of the toughest centre-backs around. Top stat: With ni...

Jun 28 2018

Why Senegal was eliminated from the World Cup thanks to yellow cards

Poland and Colombia vs. Senegal set for Thursday, Group H looks set to provide a thrilling finale to the group stage of the tournament. Yerry Mina 's 74th-minute h...

Jun 28 2018

Jordan Henderson helps England rout Panama at World Cup

England were set for a place in the last 16 of the World Cup as they romped to a 5-0 lead at half-time, with two goals each from defender John Stones and Harry Kane, in t...

Jun 28 2018

Sixers made an offer for Kawhi Leonard

The team did not make a hard push to trade for him previous year because of that thought, which could now backfire in more ways than one. Though the situation differed in...

Jun 28 2018

Harry Kane dropped as England prepare to play B team against Belgium

Belgium defender Toby Alderweireld underlined that fact, saying, " Belgium wants to win every game". While their last 16 opponents are still to be determined, progr...

Jun 28 2018

Full time: Russian Federation 0 Uruguay 3

With their work done, Uruguay took their foot off the pedal in the second half and only added to their lead in the 90th minute when Cavani finished from close range aft...

Jun 28 2018

Paul George Informs Thunder He Will Become Free Agent

If George does opt out and test the free-agent waters, he says he will be both overwhelmed by and looking forward to that free agency experience. The likelihood George ...

Jun 28 2018

Lukaku ties with Ronaldo in race for World Cup Golden Boot

Hazard also scored twice, and Michy Batshuayi added a 90th-minute goal after failing to convert a trio of prime chances. Romelu Lukaku has claimed that the 2018 Wo...

Jun 26 2018

Feline fortune-teller Achilles tips Nigeria to beat Argentina

Argentina has only one point from two matches after drawing 1-1 with Iceland and recording an embarrassing 0-3 loss to Croatia. Defensive pair Mercado and Otamendi suf...