Archive for the ‘Feature Story’ Category

Talking points: Lukaku on target

Sunday, December 17th, 2017
We round up the talking points from Manchester United's scrappy 2-1 win over West Brom at The Hawthorns on Super Sunday.

Gayle still has plenty to offer

Sunday, December 17th, 2017
Self-proclaimed "Universe Boss" Chris Gayle is an enigmatic figure within cricket who continues to exceed his own brilliance on the pitch.

Gayle still has plenty to offer

Sunday, December 17th, 2017
Self-proclaimed "Universe Boss" Chris Gayle is an enigmatic figure within cricket who continues to exceed his own brilliance on the pitch.

Five stats to tell your mates

Saturday, December 16th, 2017
We pick out five of standout statistics to tell your mates from Saturday's Premier League action.

No stopping Man City now

Saturday, December 16th, 2017
Tottenham tried a new way to stop Manchester City but their emphatic 4-1 defeat to Pep Guardiola's Premier League leaders shows why all hope is now lost for the chasing pack, writes Adam Bate.

Key NFL playoff match-ups

Friday, December 15th, 2017
We're down to the final three weeks of the NFL regular season, and playoff positions are at a premium.

Irvine: Tough to see Slutsky go

Friday, December 15th, 2017
Jackson Irvine admits that it was tough to see Leonid Slutsky lose his job at Hull.

Will the Eagles fly with Foles?

Friday, December 15th, 2017
Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson was asked about the status of his team's star quarterback Carson Wentz on Monday, and he confirmed the worst fears of Eagles and NFL fans across the league.

Goalkeeping revolution explained

Friday, December 15th, 2017
Bournemouth's remarkable rise up the football pyramid holds lessons for other clubs and now they are leading the way in goalkeeper training too. Nick Wright paid them a visit to find out about the technology which has revolutionised their approach.

Key Battle: Evans v Lukaku

Friday, December 15th, 2017
Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku will face a tough test against Jonny Evans on Super Sunday. Who will come out on top? We examine the stats.

‘No egos at Wolves’

Thursday, December 14th, 2017
It may be the big-name arrivals that have captured all the headlines at Wolves this season, but defence has been just as important as attack in their rise to the top of the Sky Bet Championship.

Fight Night talking points

Thursday, December 14th, 2017
All the talking points following an action-packed, pulsating night at York Hall as Katie Taylor retained her world title, while Conor Benn survived two knockdowns to remain unbeaten...

Wembley hoodoo over for good?

Thursday, December 14th, 2017
After a third home win in a week, Tottenham can finally banish talk of a Wembley hoodoo as Lady Luck shines on Spurs once more, writes Pete Hall.

Reminder of Wilshere’s quality

Thursday, December 14th, 2017
Jack Wilshere completed his first 90 minutes in the Premier League for Arsenal in over three years and was arguably their best player in the 0-0 draw at West Ham on Wednesday evening. Adam Bate was at London Stadium for Sky Sports to assess Wilshere’s performance.

Reminder of Wilshere’s quality

Thursday, December 14th, 2017
Jack Wilshere completed his first 90 minutes in the Premier League for Arsenal in over three years and was arguably their best player in the 0-0 draw at West Ham on Wednesday evening. Adam Bate was at London Stadium for Sky Sports to assess Wilshere’s performance.

Stoneman’s Ashes Diary: We are united

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
Mark Stoneman says off-field headlines have not dented England's focus as they hunt victory in Perth on a landmark occasion for "brilliant role model" Alastair Cook…

Loftus-Cheek impressing?

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
Ruben Loftus-Cheek has earned positive reviews during his loan spell at Selhurst Park this season. Here, Nick Wright checks on the Chelsea youngster's progress ahead of Crystal Palace's meeting with Leicester City live on Sky Sports on Saturday.

Ibai Gomez tops La Liga rankings

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017
Alaves winger Ibai Gomez has stormed to the La Liga Power Rankings' summit this week.

Champions Cup Round 3 review

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017
Round 3 of the Champions Cup is now over and the collection of games we have been treated to has been utterly superb.

Phil Taylor: The Greatest

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017
"The kid did well" - From three jobs and £22 pocket money to multi-millionaire and trophies galore, Stoke-on-Trent's Phil Taylor was born to play darts and has played it better than anyone else on the planet.