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Stephen Curry turns to soccer gear to protect shin

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry is adopting a soccer star's garb and mentality.<p>Curry played 29 minutes in Friday night's …

Sunderland and Aston Villa ready to roll the dice in high-stakes Premier League showdown

Sam Allardyce calls it Sunderland's "biggest game of the season" as Remi Garde insists Aston Villa his side have time to pull clear of drop zone<p>A football team’s fate is never sealed in January, yet for Aston Villa and Sunderland their position is so perilous at the foot of the Premier League that …

Clive Lloyd doesn't blame players who chose T20 money over West Indies

Windies great says you “can’t fault” players who take Twenty20 money Lloyd leaves the door open for Chris Gayle to return to national colours<p>West Indies chairman of selectors Clive Lloyd bears no ill will towards players opting to take part in Australia’s domestic Twenty20 tournament rather than …

Cricket

West Indies losing an unfair game

West Indies' Test players are paid much less than their Australian - and even New Zealand - counterparts, and the repercussions of this are showing …

Cricket

No Steph Curry? No worries for dominant Golden State Warriors

Klay Thompson scored 38 points and Draymond Green posted his fifth triple-double as the Warriors beat the Rockets 114-110 without the injured Steph Curry<p>Soon after Draymond Green posted his NBA-leading fifth triple-double he was asked whether Stephen Curry should worry that he was trying to steal …

Basketball

Head must rule heart over Anderson - Cook

Alastair Cook has admitted England will be taking "a risk" if they select James Anderson in their team for the second Test against South Africa in …

Cape Town

Northampton Saints put the squeeze on Exeter Chiefs to earn tight win

• Northampton Saints 8-3 Exeter Chiefs<p>Northampton started the new year bursting with resolution after becoming the first Premiership side to lose to London Irish this season yet, having dominated the side that was looking to overhaul Saracens at the top of the table for the first 70 minutes, they …

Northampton

Ryan Wilson: Glasgow Warriors still top dogs over Edinburgh in Scotland

• Flanker promises backlash in 1872 Cup second leg after first-leg loss • Defeat for Pro12 champions ‘was gutting but there will be a reaction’<p>The Glasgow flanker Ryan Wilson does not believe Edinburgh are ready to topple Warriors off their perch just yet. The Murrayfield men can make it three wins …

Glasgow Warriors

Mark Hughes has studied the shortcomings in his Stoke squad to make best use of resources - Danny Higginbotham

Just when we think that all the unexpected Premier League success stories have been covered, my old team Stoke City come marching over the horizon …

Nuremberg: Germany's dilemma over the Nazis' field of dreams

Just a few feet behind the infamous “Führer’s Rostrum”, from which Adolf Hitler delivered virulently anti-Semitic sermons to vast crowds of …

Barefoot, but outside the kitchen, Afghan women kick off their first rugby session

Conjure up an image of an Afghan woman and it is unlikely that the vision will involve her tackling, scrummaging or rucking. Even though the Taliban …

Waikato's top cop held up by slow driver enjoying the sun

Shoppers evacuated and man rushed to hospital following incident at popular Auckland mall.<p>Mothers at specialist baby unit forced to "take care of the …

New Zealand

Children not deterred as Pukekura Park playground comes under heat

Ella Third and Liam Turner, both 8, said taking care on the rubber slide in Pukekura Park was the way to avoid injuries after a child was burned by …

New Zealand

Australia’s Steve Smith to seek explanation after DRS malfunction

• Technology failed during Australia appeal for lbw against Jason Holder • ‘It’s not ideal if it’s shut down and not working,’ says Smith<p>Australia’s captain, Steve Smith, will seek an explanation from the match referee Chris Broad over a Decision Review System malfunction during his team’s victory …

West Indies

Exploring Easter Island’s Dark History

Perched upon a hillside overlooking the north coast in Rapa Nui National Park is the Rano Raraku Quarry, the birthplace of Easter Island’s mythical …

Baptism by Fire in Garganta del Diablo Ravine

The familiar skills of powering over loose-packed dirt and balancing on two wheels were immediately called to action, except this time I wasn’t in …

After MJ's touching tribute, Kobe Bryant relishes last trip to Boston

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Like many teams have done in arenas Kobe Bryant is visiting for the final time before retiring, the Charlotte Hornets aired a …

Kobe on Hornets drafting him: 'Charlotte never wanted me'

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- There's more than one side to every story, and that axiom felt especially true Monday night, when Kobe Bryant played his final …

Curry's triple-double leads Warriors past Kings 122-103

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry's eyes lit up when he saw little brother Seth guarding him for the first time in their NBA career, and the …

Klay Thompson

Steph Curry was ice cold — until he scored 17 points in less than three minutes

Things were going very unexpectedly in Oakland on Monday. The Golden State Warriors, seeking to continue their unprecedented start and move to 15-0 at home, were not only losing to the 12-18 Sacramento Kings, but with just over three minutes to go in the first half, Steph Curry had no points.<p>That’s …

Basketball

Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl and The Muppets' Animal face off in drum battle

Foo Fighters frontman and former Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl has duked it out with The Muppets' Animal in a ferocious drum battle, with neither …

Music

The Year My Sis Ronda Rousey Became a Superstar

2015 was a memorable year for UFC fighter Ronda Rousey. Her sister, Maria Burns Ortiz, recounts the highs and lows.<p><i>This week, VICE Sports looks at the topics, people, and things that made news in 2015. You can read our collection of year-in-review stories here</i>.<p><i>It feels like you're inside a washing</i> …

Sydney to Hobart: Comanche completes comeback to take line honours

US supermaxi recovers from rudder damage to reach Hobart ahead of chasing pack in blue water classic plagued by withdrawals<p>American supermaxi Comanche performed the ultimate comeback to take line honours in the Sydney to Hobart yacht race, some two days after she turned back to the start line, …

Sailing

Sydney to Hobart 2015: Comanche pursuit pays off as American super maxi takes out line honours

"She's our head cheerleader. I keep telling her we don't have much of a rudder and she keeps asking if we're still going to win," Read said of …

New Zealand’s Martin Guptill hits 93 off 30 balls in rout of Sri Lanka

• Sri Lanka 117; New Zealand 118-0 • New Zealand win by 10 wickets with 41.4 overs to spare<p>Martin Guptill struck a brutal 93 from 30 deliveries as New Zealand cruised to a 10-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the second one-day international in Christchurch.<p>Matt Henry (four for 33) and Mitchell …

Sri Lanka

Harlem Globetrotters legend Meadowlark Lemon dies aged 83

‘Clown prince of basketball’ arguably the team’s most popular player, combining technical skill with slapstick comedy over the course of nearly 30 years<p>Meadowlark Lemon – a life in pictures<p>Meadowlark Lemon, the “clown prince” of basketball’s barnstorming Harlem Globetrotters, whose blend of hook …

Basketball Hall of Fame

Congratulations @TeamComanche on claiming @rshyr line honours. Incredible victory. @telegraph_sport https://t.co/vLCfitxiG2

Jarryd Hayne resurrects NFL career with solid showing for San Francisco 49ers against Detroit Lions

Hayne rushed eight times in the first half for a return of 27 yards. To put that in perspective, in his last six games, Hayne has rushed just eight …

Top 5 Fried Chicken Recipes

The reviews are in--and these 5 flavorful recipes get the most raves. And see below for some top tips for making perfect fried chicken from fellow …

Why Restaurants Should Ban Food Photos

<b>Cameras and restaurants</b> go together like bananas and Sprite. And now restaurants like David Chang's Momofuku Ko (so not just hipster-baiting San Francisco coffee shops or James Blunt-hating Dublin fish joints), are finally disallowing patrons from snapping pictures of their meals. And they have …

San Francisco