Category: Sports

Cleveland Browns fire Hue Jackson after coach records three wins in 40 games

Team won just one game in coach’s first two seasons Cleveland have lost 25-straight games on the road Hue Jackson’s failed, flawed tenure with the Cleveland Browns is over. The team fired their embattled coach on Monday, ending a run of futility nearly unmatched in NFL history. Jackson, who went 3-36-1 in two-plus seasons, was […]

Brilliant Red Sox crush Dodgers to win fourth World Series in 15 years

As it happened: Boston Red Sox 5-1 Los Angeles Dodgers Boston win best-of-seven series against LA 4-1 Red Sox first baseman Steve Pearce started Game 5 of the World Series the same way he and his Boston teammates finished Game 4 – by sticking a dagger in the heart of the Dodgers. Mercifully for the […]

Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, Leicester City owner, confirmed dead in crash

• Thai owner’s helicopter crashed on Saturday night• Vichai bought Leicester City in 2010 Leicester City’s owner, Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, died in the helicopter crash outside the club’s stadium on Saturday night, it was confirmed on Sunday night by the club. He was one of five people killed – all on board the helicopter – when […]

World Series 2018 Game 5: Boston Red Sox v Los Angeles Dodgers – live!

Game 4 report: Red Sox one game from title after comeback Email Hunter with your thoughts or tweet @HunterFelt 11.55pm GMT It’s interesting to note that both managers had moments of bad judgment yesterday, although obviously one team suffered more from them. Red Sox manager Alex Cora left starter Eduardo Rodriguez in the game despite […]

Luis Suárez hits hat-trick as Barcelona demolish insipid Real Madrid

At half-time in the clásico, Luis Suárez walked off with a heavy-legged, frustrated stride, head in his hands, muttering to himself, annoyed that he had wasted the opportunity to end this game – and, quite possibly, Julen Lopetegui’s time in charge of Real Madrid. At full-time, Suárez walked off holding the match ball, scorer of […]

Barcelona 5-1 Real Madrid: El clásico – as it happened

A hat-trick from Luis Suárez helped Barcelona crush their fiercest rivals, taking them back to the top of the league and in all probability ending Julen Lopetegui’s short reign as Real Madrid manager 5.50pm GMT Oh, and here’s your match report, get it while it’s hot it’s lovely. Related: Luis Suárez hits hat-trick as Barcelona […]

Manchester United v Everton: Premier League – live!

Latest updates from the 4pm GMT kickoff Andy Cole interview: ‘I apologise for being the way I’ve been’ Feel free to email Simon or to tweet: @Simon_Burnton 5.48pm GMT 90+1 mins: Into stoppage time, and there will be six minutes of it! The Everton fans roar with gratitude. 5.47pm GMT 89 mins: Fred is down […]

Jacksonville Jaguars players arrested in London over unpaid £50,000 drinks bill

NFL stars held for nine hours after they allegedly tried to leave nightclub without paying tab Four Jacksonville Jaguars players have been detained and released after they allegedly tried to leave a London nightclub without settling a £50,000 ($64,000) bar bill. The Jaguars are in London to play the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday. The group […]

Meet the marathon cheats

As runners get ready for next Sunday’s New York Marathon, we look at what makes a person claim a medal when they haven’t gone the full distance Just over halfway through the 2011 Kielder Marathon in Northumberland, Steve Cairns was in third place and out on his own. As he passed the 14-mile mark, he […]