Sport


Jack Nicklaus says Tiger Woods 'needs our help'
- May 31, 2017

He needs our help . I asked Woods if he wished to tie his shoes and he originally stated no that he could not get down that far. "I'm concerned about him", said Steve Stricker, the Presidents Cup captain who chose Woods as one of his assistants. (more...)
Rabada shines in ODI series for Proteas Rabada shines in ODI series for Proteas
- May 31, 2017

South Africa captain AB de Villiers insisted his side had done nothing wrong after they found themselves caught up in a fresh ball-tampering row on Saturday as they lost their one-day global series against England . The Proteas' performance in the ICC Champions Trophy will be vital, as they could be overtaken by either Australia or India if they lose all three of their league matches. (more...)
Dixon's eventful Indy includes pole, robbery and crash
- May 30, 2017

Miraculously, both Dixon and Howard walked away from the crash and were released from the infield care center. Dixon's No. 9 was sent airborne due to the contact and was propelled directly into the inside catchfence where it shredded both the auto and the fencing. (more...)
Five things to watch out for at the French Open on Monday Five things to watch out for at the French Open on Monday
- May 30, 2017

She added: "Do I think I had a chance [to have won at Roland Garros]?" And then, crossing her arms and leaning back in her chair, Schiavone got around to offering an answer: "The love and the passion that I feel for this sport". Czech second seed Karolina Pliskova reached the French Open second round on Monday with a 7-5, 6-2 win overn China's Zheng Saisai. He lost in the third round at Wimbledon , his earliest defeat in a Grand Slam in seven years, was beaten in the first round at the ... (more...)
Hamilton: I sensed Vettel was angry
- May 29, 2017

Mercedes , however, opted to run longer in the opening stint before switching to the mediums. Hamilton was crawling all over the back of Vettel and on Lap 44 of 66, he unsurprisingly overtook the Ferrari with the soft tyres on. "Lewis saved the race with an incredible drive", said Mercedes chairman Niki Lauda. Daniel Ricciardo brought his Red Bull across in a distant third place to complete the podium, his best result of the season. (more...)
Lue: Cavs' Irving feeling 'good' after Game 4 ankle injury
- May 28, 2017

Cleveland has steamrolled through the East in the postseason since James returned home, going 36-5 in three years. The King finished with 35 points, 8 rebounds, and 8 assists in putting an exclamation point on the Cavaliers' run through the Eastern Conference. (more...)
Klopp can attract top players to Liverpool, says Gerrard
- May 28, 2017

Klopp looked visibly relieved as his team took control of a game that they had to win, and although it took a while for Liverpool to find their groove, better late than never - especially given what was at stake. The Gunners have endured an underwhelming campaign under Arsene Wenger , failing to qualify for the Champions League by finishing fifth. 'They played once a week for most of the season but over Christmas they did look exhausted, so I think they need another wing-back, ... (more...)
Argentina reach agreement for Sampaoli Argentina reach agreement for Sampaoli
- May 27, 2017

A statement released by Sevilla on Friday afternoon explained that Sampaoli's departure remains dependent on the drawing up of the appropriate documentation which must be fully signed by an agreed deadline of 1st June. "All parties are satisfied with the agreement reached". "In the conversations between Sevilla and the AFA, who served as representatives of Jorge Sampaoli , the fixed amount for the termination of the coach's contract was not discussed at any time". (more...)
LeBron James Disappears as Celtics Win With 21-Point Comeback
- May 26, 2017

James's performance was the major talking point after Sunday's defeat, with the Cavs star finishing with just 11 points on 4-of-13 shooting. Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue refused to point the finger of blame at LeBron James on Monday, a day after a woeful performance from the National Basketball Association star gave the Boston Celtics a postseason lifeline. (more...)
Manchester United win Europa League, beating Ajax 2-0 Manchester United win Europa League, beating Ajax 2-0
- May 26, 2017

The win preserved Mourinho's ideal record in major European finals, adding to his 2003 UEFA Cup victory with FC Porto, and his Champions League triumphs with the same club in 2004 and Inter Milan in 2010. Yet hope was soon dampened as within minutes Ajax's first major European final in 21 years became an uphill battle. "We played intelligently, we did it in a comfortable way". (more...)
Curry's 36 points leads Warriors to sweep Spurs, 129-115 Curry's 36 points leads Warriors to sweep Spurs, 129-115
- May 24, 2017

This is the burden a superteam carries. They are a flawless 12-0 in the playoffs. Kevin Durant #35 of the Golden State Warriors dunks the ball in the first half against the San Antonio Spurs during Game Four of the 2017 NBA Western Conference Finals at AT&T Center on May 22, 2017 in San Antonio , Texas. (more...)
Giants beat Cubs 6-4 Giants beat Cubs 6-4
- May 24, 2017

He didn't issue a walk. "Just little things. It's nothing major", Panik said. "I see it getting better". Johnny Cueto screams into his glove after the fourth inning, in which he allowed a two-run Anthony Rizzo homer. His last was September 2, 2016, a 2-1 victory also over San Francisco. Lackey looked off right from the start, with Panik driving his sixth pitch into the bleachers in left-center for his second homer of the year. (more...)
National Football League says Revis not facing discipline after February arrest National Football League says Revis not facing discipline after February arrest
- May 23, 2017

In February, Revis was arrested in connection with a street fight that left two men unconscious. Despite the charges being dropped, the National Football League could have chose to punish the veteran cornerback under the personal-conduct policy. (more...)
Philippe Coutinho hints at Liverpool stay amid Barcelona talk
- May 23, 2017

Koscielny had been a doubt for Sunday's Premier League finale after missing Tuesday's win over Sunderland with a calf problem, but was deemed fit enough to start. "Probably a question for the manager", was the player's response when asked whether he would continue in defence. It is said that with Liverpool now back amongst Europe's elite, they will have the pulling power to sign the top players the supporters are craving. (more...)
Thierry Henry reaction to Stan Kroenke statement Thierry Henry reaction to Stan Kroenke statement
- May 22, 2017

This breaking news story is being updated as more information emerges - please refresh the page for the most recent version. While the pair have been at loggerheads for years, Usmanov is said to be "increasingly concerned" about the lack of investment being made in the club by "Silent Stan" and his board, from which the Uzbekistan steel magnate has been excluded. (more...)
Hugo Lloris 'gutted' at Tottenham's failure against West Ham United
- May 20, 2017

Mauricio Pochettino fears Tottenham Hotspur have blown their chance of winning the Premier League because they lack the ruthless streak required to succeed under intense pressure. "Maybe we were a little desperate tonight after they scored". What many Tottenham fans might not realize now is that the race might be mathematically over by the time their team kicks a ball again. (more...)
Maria Sharapova to enter Wimbledon qualifying tournament
- May 20, 2017

Although Sharapova won three matches at the WTA Tour Porsche Tennis Grand Prix before Kristina Mladenovic knocked her out in the semifinals, Eugenie Bouchard bested her in the second round of the Madrid Open. The 2004 champion is ranked 211, below the cut-off for direct entry, although her first-round win at this week's Italian Open means she is assured a place in the qualifying tournament played a few miles away from Wimbledon . (more...)
Network announces new shows, lineup for 2018 — ESPN Upfront Network announces new shows, lineup for 2018 — ESPN Upfront
- May 18, 2017

ESPN, like many cable networks, has steadily lost subscribers over the last several years. Officially announced at ESPN's upfront Tuesday morning, Greenberg's long-expected new show will originate from NY and run from 7 a.m. The network also announced that it reached multi-year contract deals with hosts John Buccigross, Kenny Mayne and Hannah Storm. Jones will co-host "Highly Questionable" with Dan and Gonzalo "Papi" Le Batard until June. (more...)
'Win more games yourself' - Guardiola tells Wenger to stop complaining
- May 17, 2017

There's every chance they'll finish on a high and we'll get to find out if that theory was accurate or not. The simple truth is that Wenger can only now reinvigorate most Arsenal fans by competing seriously to lift either the Premier League or Champions League. (more...)
Quadrangular series wrap: Deepti Sharma, Poonam Raut shatter records Quadrangular series wrap: Deepti Sharma, Poonam Raut shatter records
- May 17, 2017

Brief scores: India Women 358/2 in 50 overs (Deepti Sharma 188, Poonam Raut 109 retd) beat Ireland Women 109 in 40 overs (Mary Waldron 35, Jennifer Gray 26; Shikha Pandey 3-16, Rajeshwari Gayakwad 4-18) by 249 runs. However, the left-hander went on to represent India in 19 ODI matches, scoring 666 runs. But even when we were closing in on the 300-run mark, little did we know we had already broken England women's record (268 by Sarah Taylor and Caroline Atkins). (more...)
Maria Sharapova earns ticket to Wimbledon qualifying event Maria Sharapova earns ticket to Wimbledon qualifying event
- May 17, 2017

Sharapova is now ranked 211th in the world, meaning she did not automatically qualify for the clay-court major, which begins May 28. Lucic-Baroni declined to say who was forcing her to say everything was "great". Who reaches the next round? The French Open has none which has an adverse effect on television rights, where the guarantee of play no matter what the weather will boost revenue. (more...)
Wizards win on Wall's 3-pointer, forcing a Game 7
- May 16, 2017

He plays to win", said Wizards coach Scott Brooks of Wall. Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas is introduced before Game 7 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Washington Wizards, Monday, May 15, 2017, in Boston . (more...)
Harvey suspended, Stanton hits 2 HRs, Marlins beat Mets 7-0
- May 15, 2017

Collins was evasive Monday when asked if he thinks Harvey is respected among his Mets teammates. The suspension is costing Harvey $84,016 of his $5,125,000 salary. Now, we have to wonder if they will be able to find a way to make a rocky relationship work. The Mets said Harvey's suspension took effect Saturday. (more...)
Rangers top Senators 4-1, tie series 2-2 Rangers top Senators 4-1, tie series 2-2
- May 15, 2017

NOTES: Senators C Zack Smith (upper body) left the game in the first period and did not return. He was joined by captain Erik Karlsson off the ice as the stalwart defenseman did not play in the third period. Ken Warren of the Ottawa Sun, meanwhile, did a piece on Karlsson's injury and the fact he didn't play during the third period of Game 4 . Teams that win Game 5 when a series is tied 2-2 have gone on to win 78.7 per cent of the time , according to the Elias Sports Bureau, including a ... (more...)
Chelsea hopeful of sealing title at West Brom, feels Courtois
- May 14, 2017

Asked to compare the successes with Chelsea, the Belgium goalkeeper said: 'It's hard to say because obviously in the first year I came here, I came from winning the league in Spain and straight away we won the league, so that was very nice . (more...)
Polanco's HR ends Greinke's no-hitter bid in 8th inning
- May 14, 2017

The Pirates and Diamondbacks have had issues in the past, including previous year when Pittsburgh reliever Arquimedes Caminero hit Jean Segura and Nick Ahmed on their heads during a game. Andrew McCutcheon hit a sharp line drive to right in the first inning, where David Peralta made a diving grab, catching the ball just before it would have hit the ground. (more...)
Toronto triumphant in Encarnacion's return Toronto triumphant in Encarnacion's return
- May 13, 2017

Verlander (3-2) allowed three runs on seven hits and three walks and struck out seven in seven innings. Carrasco struck out seven and did not give up a walk for the Indians , who evened the three-game series at one game apiece. Edwin Encarnacion and Jose Ramirez opened the second with walks. After getting right fielder Jose Bautista to ground into a 5-4-3 double play to end the bottom half of the first inning, he got two strikeouts each in the second, third and fourth frames to keep ... (more...)
Chance Of Strong Storms Wednesday Evening Chance Of Strong Storms Wednesday Evening
- May 13, 2017

Current regional weather radar mosaic... Make sure your KCBD First Alert Weather App is updated and your Weather Radio is in Alert Mode. Expect wind damage to roofs.siding and trees. The details for the late week forecast will come into focus as we get a bit closer to the event. Rain showers are very likely for Denver and Front Range. (more...)
Alves enjoys a second wind at Juventus Alves enjoys a second wind at Juventus
- May 13, 2017

Juve last won the European Cup in 1996, beating Ajax on penalties in Rome, but they failed to retain the trophy as Borussia Dortmund triumphed in the Munich final 12 months later. "Our objective is getting closer and closer and we have to make a last effort to finish the job, because we have achieved nothing yet". They had reached the Champions League final in 2015 when they lost 1-3 to FC Barcelona. (more...)
Spurs' Leonard expects to play in Game 6 despite ankle injury Spurs' Leonard expects to play in Game 6 despite ankle injury
- May 13, 2017

The main concern for the Spurs, however, is the extent of Leonard's injury. As a team, the Rockets shot 44 percent from the field and 16 of 48 from the three-point line, but in the final five minutes of regulation and overtime, the Rockets leaned heavily on Harden who had just four points with four turnovers. (more...)