• Will Michael Bisping finally overcome big-fight slump vs. Anderson Silva?
Will Michael Bisping finally overcome big-fight slump vs. Anderson Silva?

It could be a special year once again for "The Spider" and I for one wouldn't put it beyond the man capturing UFC gold by the end of it. But first he will have to get past a live wire in Bisping on Saturday night, and one would think he has to do so in impressive fashion.

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  • Dana White: Conor McGregor really will fight anyone, any time, anywhere
Dana White: Conor McGregor really will fight anyone, any time, anywhere

McGregor's trash talk game was on-point as usual, but Nate doesn't seem too intimidated, to his credit. "Now you pick up the phone to guys who are going to make millions of dollars and they don't want to fight". The first one was former long-time featherweight champion José Aldo, who was originally slated to face McGregor at UFC 189 last July. "I...

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  • 50-foot swells mean rare surfing meet is a go in Hawaii
50-foot swells mean rare surfing meet is a go in Hawaii

Organizers require waves around 40 feet tall and a swell that lasts long enough to run multiple heats. Eddie Aikua's brother, Clyde, announced to a large crowd early Thursday morning that his brother's namesake surfing contest was on. "I've been riding Waimea Bay for over 40 years and today has to be one of the best days I've seen in 40 years"...

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  • Arsenal focus on Prem Lge - Mertesacker
Arsenal focus on Prem Lge - Mertesacker

The two away goals the Argentine had netted nearly knocked out the North Londoners from the championship. "We will go to Manchester United and we are in a good position...we don't want to give that up", Mertesacker told the club's website.

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  • Van Gaal wants consistency from Rashford
Van Gaal wants consistency from Rashford

The Red Devils struggled in the early stages of the game as they allowed Pione Sisto to increase the advantage for the visitors. The show didn't end here. Van Gaal will not just be congratulating Rashford tonight, he should also be thanking him. You see there that he scores two goals. "They have shown a fantastic level, but a lot of players have sh...

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  • Italian Senate approves diluted civil union bill
Italian Senate approves diluted civil union bill

However, after Italy's highest court refused yesterday to recognize a gay partner adoption performed in the United States, Renzi made a decision to move ahead with a version of the motion stripped of the controversial adoption provision. Pope Francis has not directly intervened in the debate, but Catholic politicians mounted a furious campaign agai...

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  • Kaepernick's agents request permission to seek trade
Kaepernick's agents request permission to seek trade

The report comes just one day after 49ers general manager Trent Baalke said he expected Kaepernick to be with the 49ers next season. These latest San Francisco 49ers trade rumors come just weeks before Colin Kaepernick's salary for the 2016 National Football League season will become guaranteed.

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  • Chip Kelly finally reveals his thoughts on coaching Colin Kaepernick
Chip Kelly finally reveals his thoughts on coaching Colin Kaepernick

He expressed to me that he s excited about getting healthy and getting going. If true, Kaepernick may just be getting back at the organization for his believe that they leaked information about him that put him in a less-than-flattering light last season, leading to his eventual benching midway through the season.

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  • Rashford to the rescue as injury-hit Man Utd beat Midtjylland
Rashford to the rescue as injury-hit Man Utd beat Midtjylland

The 18-year-old showcased his predatory instincts - becoming a fans' favourite in the process - by netting twice in 12 second-half minutes at the Stretford End. "I was not a great player, as you know, but when I played in full stadiums I was always at my best", Van Gaal said, when referring to the sense of occasion for Midtjylland at Old Traffor...

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  • Foxes aim to put squeeze on EPL rivals
Foxes aim to put squeeze on EPL rivals

My players are refreshed and ready for the last fight. If we got there I'd probably say I wouldn't like to play against Pepe. Other teams do as well, and it seems unlikely Arsene Wenger will lay out a very changed team from the most recent match these two teams played.

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  • 49ers' Chip Kelly Finally Comments On QB, Still Says Nothing
49ers' Chip Kelly Finally Comments On QB, Still Says Nothing

Absolutely means that as of now Kaepernick has a contract for 2016 (unless they cut him), the 49ers haven't decided precisely what to do yet and they still have weeks to go before the deadline. Later he said, "I don't know what the narrative is, that 'Is he on the team?" It's likely that at least one of the consensus top three prospects - Jared G...

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  • Conor McGregor opponent withdraws from fight with injury
Conor McGregor opponent withdraws from fight with injury

The co-main event is set to be a women's bantamweight title fight between Holly Holm and Miesha Tate. McGregor knocked Mendes out in the second round, and in December, floored Aldo inside 13 seconds to become the UFC's undisputed featherweight champion.

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  • Shrewsbury boss Mellon hopes the flawless gameplan can topple Manchester United
Shrewsbury boss Mellon hopes the flawless gameplan can topple Manchester United

United fans seem split over whether they'd prefer Jose Mourinho or Ryan Giggs to take over from Louis Van Gaal but one thing's for sure, if the poor results continue it's a decision the board is going to have to make very quickly. Shrewsbury represent the start of a potentially pivotal week for Van Gaal as the pressure on him increases. Van Gaal ...

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  • Vettel fastest early as preseason testing begins in F1
Vettel fastest early as preseason testing begins in F1

Ferrari posted the quickest time on day one of testing in each of the last two years, whilst Mercedes clocked up the laps before moving up a gear closer to the start of the season. And the 31-year-old says his winless streak at the back end of last season will act as his motivation heading into the new campaign. "Ideally, we'd like to do some ...

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  • What's Next for Dean Ambrose and Brock Lesnar After WWE Fastlane 2016?
What's Next for Dean Ambrose and Brock Lesnar After WWE Fastlane 2016?

With a little less than 6 weeks until Wrestlemania 32 , FastLane is WWE's final major event before it's flagship show. The LON will be at ringside, as per usual, and Wade Barret will attempt to hit Kalisto with a Bullhammer, he will of course hit Del Rio instead.

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  • NFL Commissioner Goodell earned $34 million in 2014
NFL Commissioner Goodell earned $34 million in 2014

The NFL has non-profit status, which means its tax filings - including Goodell's pay packet - are a matter of public record. While Goodell's compensation is generous by any standard, the 32 owners chose not to trim his pay much despite how he handled the domestic violence scandals that led to calls from Congress, advocates and others for the leag...

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  • Timberwolves' Zach LaVine Looks To Defend Slam Dunk Title
Timberwolves' Zach LaVine Looks To Defend Slam Dunk Title

LaVine took off from the free-thrown line with a windmill and landed a ideal 50 as well. Recently the Slam Dunk contest had lost some of its luster but LaVine was able to put the event back on the map with his masterful performance previous year.

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  • Silver calls All-Star weekend in Toronto 'a homecoming'
Silver calls All-Star weekend in Toronto 'a homecoming'

I'm just, with [coming back from] injury and just getting back to playing again, I haven't thought about contracts or free agency or none of that stuff at all.... He's not gunning for it, he said. He's come to terms with that. Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (19 selections) is the only player to play in more All-Star games than Bryant.

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  • Attack left Manziel's ex-girlfriend deaf in 1 ear
Attack left Manziel's ex-girlfriend deaf in 1 ear

Crowley had filed a request for a protective order from Manziel in Tarrant County. Late last week, the Dallas Police Department received a report from Fort Worth police about a sustained domestic assault allegedly committed by Manziel across DFW on January 29 and 30.

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  • Cam Newton: 'I'm an African American QB that scares people'
Cam Newton: 'I'm an African American QB that scares people'

Newton is the head of the new wave of quarterbacks in the National Football League, and the flawless guy to become the face of the National Football League over the next few years. At the time, Tebow was ranked No. 22 in the country and a five-star in 2006 while Newton was ranked No. 28 in the country and a five-star in 2007. Manziel turned 23-ye...

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  • Federer to face Berdych next in Australian Open
Federer to face Berdych next in Australian Open

Federer and Goffin both have played in the 2016 Brisbane International before coming to play Australian Open this year. In an apparent jibe at Roger Federer, rising tennis star Bernard Tomic said that the Swiss maestro is "nowhere near" the level of world number one Novak Djokovic.

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  • Seahawks Fans Start Petition To Ban Cam Newton From CenturyLink Field
Seahawks Fans Start Petition To Ban Cam Newton From CenturyLink Field

That apparently is enough to make one activism-minded Seahawks fan stand up and say, "Enough is enough!" Then on Monday, a fan posted a petition to ban Newton from CenturyLink Field , the Seahawks' home stadium. It goes with the territory when you dominate the league. The NFL won't stop Newton from playing in Seattle based on this. He is one of ...

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  • Leander Paes-Martina Hingis advance to second round with straight sets win
Leander Paes-Martina Hingis advance to second round with straight sets win

Berdych also had to come through a marathon five-setter as he outlasted Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 1-6, 6-3 to reach the last eight for the sixth year in a row. In the women's section, Serena Williams served up a glamour Australian Open quarter-final against arch-rival Maria Sharapova yesterday as she looks to extend her iron gr...

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  • Roger Federer vs David Goffin, Australian Open 2016
Roger Federer vs David Goffin, Australian Open 2016

Agut started the match confidently and could have won the second set of their match, but the Czech dug deep to manage a back-and-forth game against the Spaniard and broke for a 3-1 lead in the deciding set to earn a QF spot. Roger Federer said he's been getting advice from his six-year-old twin girls about what to do on the tennis court. "It's the...

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  • Federer races into quarters with demolition of Goffin
Federer races into quarters with demolition of Goffin

Despite his winning record over the world No.6, Federer is treating Berdych with respect as the underdog bids for a place in the final four in Melbourne for the third straight year. Four-time Australian Open victor Roger Federer breezed into the quarter-finals of the tournament on Sunday where he will meet Tomas Berdych. "It's a match to fo...

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