Football

James McCarthy suffers double leg break in Everton draw with West Brom

James McCarthy is stretchered off the pitch at Goodison Park Everton midfielder James McCarthy will miss the rest of the season after suffering a double leg fracture in Saturday’s 1-1 draw with West Brom. The 27-year-old was taken off on a stretcher after a tackle on Albion’s Salomon Rondon in the second half. “It’s a […]

Hockey

Darnell Nurse scores pair as Oilers double up on Coyotes

The Edmonton Oilers staggered into the desert with three straight losses and only one victory in eight games — and spotted the lowly Arizona Coyotes an early two-goal lead. They still found a way to win. Connor McDavid dominated without scoring and Darnell Nurse and Al Montoya provided unexpected help in the Oilers’ 4-2 victory Friday night. […]

Formula

Double amputee teen racing driver makes comeback

This time last year Billy Monger was being tipped by many as the next Lewis Hamilton. He was 17 and a star of Formula 4 racing but after a horrific accident in April 2017, he had both his lower legs amputated. Billy spoke to BBC Breakfast about making a comeback as a stunt driver.

Hockey

No Scheifele, no problem as Jets double up Islanders

Blake Wheeler and Kyle Connor each scored a goal and added an assist as a rejigged top line helped propel the Winnipeg Jets to a 4-2 victory over the New York Islanders on Friday. Wheeler was playing centre in place of injured Mark Scheifele, with Connor on his left wing and new addition Patrik Laine […]

Tennis

Andy Murray: Double Wimbledon champion to delay departure to Australia

Murray has fallen to 16th in the singles rankings Andy Murray has delayed his departure to Australia but hopes to be back playing in a couple of weeks, according to his management company. The three-time Grand Slam champion has not played a competitive match since Wimbledon because of a hip condition. The Scot is due […]

Hockey

Toronto shooters stifled as Blue Jackets double up Leafs

Backup goaltender Joonas Korpisalo helped the Columbus Blue Jackets put a distressing loss at Boston behind them. Returning home Wednesday night, Columbus topped the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-2, with Korpisalo stopping 39 shots in one of his strongest games of the season. Korpisalo played in just his eighth game, starting in place of Sergei Bobrovsky […]