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Stories about Sports

Oct 09 2017

Leonard Fournette Caps Off Big Game With 90-Yard Touchdown

Their five interceptions on the day, two sacks and two touchdowns on defense prove that this defense group is capable of making up for what it lacks in offense . "I ...

Oct 09 2017

Joe Girardi Can't Be Judged Solely on One No-Call

But it's possible, also, to be misled by the broadcasters, who seemed to be taking their cues from Sanchez, and narrowly misinterpreting what they saw. But even though Ch...

Oct 09 2017

Browns would be bigger losers to keep DeShone Kizer benched

He's also completed only 50.9% of his passes this season, far below what's acceptable for an National Football League quarterback. Hogan - who passed for 194 yards and tw...

Oct 08 2017

Boston Red Sox: David Price dominates in wasted bullpen effort

The Indians can ensure a second straight ALCS appearance by taking Game 3 . "You don't win the series with two wins - you win it with three". Things are different now....

Oct 08 2017

No. 1 Alabama at Texas A&M

Kirk was able to keep one foot in bounds to complete the jaw-dropping catch that narrowed the Alabama lead to 24-10 with 1:39 to go in the third quarter. Saban said he ...

Oct 07 2017

Buccaneers game grades: 2017 Week 5 loss to New England

Thursday Night Football has gained notoriety for producing some less-than-stellar contests, and tonight's matchup between the Patriots and Buccaneers was no exceptio...

Oct 07 2017

Tom Lawrence eyeing more global caps as Wales seek World Cup qualification

Wales , unbeaten in qualifying, need only a point in Cardiff to guarantee second spot, and could top the group. The first half was a nervy affair, but Wales had the...

Oct 07 2017

UFC 216 Betting Preview: Ferguson vs. Lee, Johnson vs. Borg Odds, Analysis

On Thursday, he told Shaun Al-Shatti of MMA Fighting that he had approximately 19 pounds to lose in less than 24 hours. Vannata nearly picked up the victory here, and g...

Oct 07 2017

Argentina reach new low: 73 shots without a goal in WC qualifiers

It isn't that they've played badly, though, so much as that they've failed to capitalise on the chances that they've created. Lionel Messi , Javier Mascherano and Nico...

Oct 07 2017

ALDS: Aaron Hicks knocks Corey Kluber out early in Game 2

The Astros have two dominant pitchers in Dallas Keuchel and Justin Verlander and have possible MVP Jose Altuve, who batted.346 this season. Two of Altuve's homers cam...

Oct 07 2017

New England Patriots vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: 5 things to watch

Down 16-7, they declined to go for it on fourth-and-2 at the Patriots 31 and ended up missing a 49-yard kick, then did the same on fourth-and-goal at the 13 with 5:39 to ...

Oct 06 2017

Rob Gronkowski questionable for New England Patriots

Tampa Bay would take the lead two possessions later with a Doug Martin touchdown dive. The Patriots' star tight end was a late addition to the team's injury repor...

Oct 06 2017

Yankee fans confident team can advance in postseason

In the National League, the Los Angeles Dodgers claim the top seed with an MLB best record of 103-58, followed by the Washington Nationals and Chicago Cubs. On full r...

Oct 06 2017

Cleveland Indians vs. New York Yankees, ALDS Game 1

The Cleveland Indians and Los Angeles Dodgers are the favorites to win the title, according to the latest Vegas odds. This wild card matchup is one for the books. O...

Oct 05 2017

England star Harry Kane: 'Being captain will not change how I play'

Kane seemed at ease on Wednesday as he sat alongside Southgate at Tottenham Hotspur's training ground as England finalised preparations for Slovenia . Real Madrid w...

Oct 05 2017

England lucky to have Kane, says Hart

Hart felt Kane's secret was his simplicity in front of goal.The striker has made steady progress over the past two seasons for his club, scoring 25 and 29 goals to pick ...

Oct 05 2017

Astros start Verlander in ALDS opener

Team USA looks to qualify for the 2018 World Cup. And their pitching matches up very well with Houston , especially in a shorter series. Both pitching staffs have a numb...

Oct 05 2017

Start times revealed for first two games of Red Sox-Astros ALDS

The series will get underway Thursday in Houston . No matter who wins, it promises to be memorable. Both pitching staffs have a number of well-known stars, and this isn'...

Oct 05 2017

Bucs-Patriots: Tampa Bay Times staff predictions for Thursday's game

The 28-year-old played in eight games last season, rushing for 421 yards and three touchdowns. The New England Patriots fell to 2-2 in a disappointing loss to the ...

Oct 05 2017

Diamondbacks earn meeting with Dodgers after outlasting Rockies

The victor of tonight's game advances to play the top-seeded Dodgers in the National League Division Series . Here are my top five somewhat bold predictions for th...