Stories about Sports

Apr 06 2017

Raptors call Lance Stephenson's late score 'disrespectful'; Paul George agrees

Toronto surged to a 26-18 advantage by the end of the quarter on the strength of 50 percent shooting. Stephenson finished with 12 points. He won't be getting those keys...

Apr 05 2017

Russell Henley wins Shell Houston Open, earns Masters spot

Henley shot a 7-under-par 65 in the final round to pull off a three-shot victory. "It gives me chills", Henley, 27, said. "I went into it with the mentality of I know...

Apr 05 2017

Arsenal v West Ham United preview

Arsenal have lost just one of their last 17 Premier League games against West Ham (W13, D3), though it did come in this exact fixture last season. We can't expect to h...

Apr 04 2017

LeBron, Cavs end rough March with 122-105 win over 76ers

When the Pacers call timeout, the camera panned to Lebron James and Tristan Thompson in a very heated conversation. Then there are little nuggets like these from Bl...

Apr 04 2017

Islanders captain Tavares to miss final week of season

Defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen (team-leading 39 assists), who scored in overtime in a 3-2 triumph over the Islanders on December 16, returns from a three-game suspension f...

Apr 03 2017

Collins stars for Gonzaga in what could be only NCAA run

But suddenly, SC - a No. 7 seed making a surprise trip to its first-ever Final Four - fought back. (AP Photo/Matt York). South Carolina's Jarrell Holliman goes up for a...

Apr 03 2017

The Patriots are reportedly one of Adrian Peterson's free agent visits

This is Peterson's second free-agency visit of the off-season. At the same, he'd be an interesting fit in a backfield that, along with Burkhead, also boasts the likes of ...

Apr 02 2017

More defensive woe for Everton as Ramiro Funes Mori out

Funes Mori sustained a torn meniscus when playing in Argentina's 2-0 defeat in Bolivia on Tuesday, meaning he had to be replaced in the first half. The centre-back is u...

Apr 01 2017

Williams beats No. 1 Kerber in Miami Open quarters

All the top seeds had competitive matches on Tuesday, with Japanese second seed Kei Nishikori also taken to three sets before ousting Federico Delbonis of Argentina 6-3...

Apr 01 2017

Fairytale farewell...but not for England

Podolski said after the match that it was the flawless end to his illustrious worldwide career. Pod, who scored his 49th goal on his 130th appearance, said: "England ...

Apr 01 2017

Fowler shoots 64 for 1-shot lead at Houston Open

Half of the field in the tour's first major of the year was still on the course when play was suspended. "I'm enjoying myself right now". While Jordan Spieth limped at ti...

Apr 01 2017

NCAA won't decide NC return until next week

NCAA President Mark Emmert did not make any promises in a news conference Thursday evening to return Greensboro to "Tournament Town". Did repeal of the law go far enoug...

Mar 31 2017

Korea Suffers 1-0 Loss Against China in World Cup Qualifier

With China having taken the lead after 34 minutes, Korea came close to an equaliser shortly before half-time when a Ji Dong-won header flashed narrowly over the bar. Th...

Mar 30 2017

No quick resolution for Tony Romo situation

If people have the right read on the situation, Jones and his false piety are firebombing bridges with a quarterback who's bled silver and blue for a decade and should be...

Mar 30 2017

Indiana hires Archie Miller as new coach

The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski first reported the two sides were engaged in serious talks, and he added that they were finalizing a seven-year pact. He has played i...

Mar 30 2017

Browns coach Jackson likes private workouts, not pro days

All signs still point that Osweiler will either be traded again or released before the 2017 season, but Browns head coach Hue Jackson said he is preparing for the upcom...

Mar 29 2017

Manchester United move to 5th with win at Middlesbrough

Permission to use quotations from this article is granted subject to appropriate credit being given to www.theeagleonline.com.ng as the source. The first win was aga...

Mar 28 2017

Gamecocks, Tar Heels Reach Final Four

The first two weeks of the NCAA tournament are in the books and the final four teams have officially been determined. OR reached just its second Final Four ever whe...

Mar 27 2017

Coleman says Wales will be in for a game

On another night, they could have had two red cards'. "We're more than capable with the squad we have to go and do that, with or without any of our players". But that r...

Mar 27 2017

Gonzaga and OR punch their tickets to the Final Four

Which Few's team did. Sure, there will still be one traditional powerhouse at the Final Four in the Phoenix suburb of Glendale, Arizona. Before Saturday's crescendo aga...