• Cris Cyborg reacts to Megan Anderson being forced off of UFC 214
Cris Cyborg reacts to Megan Anderson being forced off of UFC 214

Evinger has held the Invicta 135-pound title for two years but had planned on going up in weight prior to the announcement. Anderson was previously scheduled to put the her Invicta FC title on the line against Helena Kolesnyk at Invicta FC 24 before getting the call to fight Cyborg.

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  • Venkatesh Prasad expresses desire to be part of Team India's support staff
Venkatesh Prasad expresses desire to be part of Team India's support staff

In a rather suggestive tweet, the brother of Sanjiv Goenka who is the IPL team owner which is expected to be defunct as a two year ban on Rajasthan Royals and Chennai Super Kings is about to be lifted from the upcoming season, Goenka wrote, "Pl apply for Indian cricket coach".

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  • European champs cruise into Confed Cup semifinals
European champs cruise into Confed Cup semifinals

Portugal still looked determined to make sure of their position as group winners by adding more goals and new AC Milan signing Andre Silva effectively clinched it in the 80th minute with a fine solo effort. Just before half-time, Portugal forward Andre Silva lashed out at Michael Boxall after a tussle with the New Zealand defender, which l...

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  • Edmonton's Connor McDavid wins first Hart Trophy as NHL MVP
Edmonton's Connor McDavid wins first Hart Trophy as NHL MVP

The California-born, Arizona-raised forward added 29 assists to pace all rookies with 69 points as he helped lead the Leafs into the playoffs for just the second time over the last 12 seasons. Ottawa goaltender Craig Anderson received the Bill Masterton Trophy for perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey. Tortorella won the Jack ...

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  • Fabinho asked what Man United shirt he'll wear next season
Fabinho asked what Man United shirt he'll wear next season

The 23-year-old Brazilian is more than capable of playing in two positions but where would he slot into Jose Mourinho's plans? Today, Fabinho is close to joining Man Utd.... Reports at this stage are contradicting themselves with some suggesting United have agreed a €35m + €5m performance bonuses deal with Monaco, while others say a minimum o...

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  • Malaysia knock India out of HWL Semi-Finals
Malaysia knock India out of HWL Semi-Finals

The Indian fans were stunned into silence in the 48th minute when Razie executed a fine drag-flick on the sixth penalty corner to breach the Indian defence and give Malaysia the 3-2 lead to which they grimly hung on until the hooter. The semi-finals are due to be held on Saturday (June 24). Argentina had earlier in the day defeated Pakistan in ...

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  • Check Out Footage Of Floyd Mayweather Training For Conor McGregor
Check Out Footage Of Floyd Mayweather Training For Conor McGregor

I thought I had him figured out when I said Manny Pacquiao was easy money for him, and that when they fight, Manny won't be Mayweather's toughest fight by a long shot. "But to make people watch a 12 round snoozer is not good for boxing". 'I like everything about Conor but I have to be honest... After he loses the decision, McGregor proclaims...."...

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  • Adidas Gives NHL Uniforms A Makeover
Adidas Gives NHL Uniforms A Makeover

The new Bruins jerseys from Adidas are here, and they're ... not much different from the others. The brand new jersey belonged to the Vegas Golden Knights, the NHL's newest team, who will be sporting a look that you might expect from the German or Belgian national teams.

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  • Justin Thomas shoots 63, trails Brian Harman by 1 at US Open
Justin Thomas shoots 63, trails Brian Harman by 1 at US Open

Justin Thomas had yet to realise the significance of his record-breaking U.S. Open round on Saturday as he focused on contending for a first major title. I still feel like I've got some game. Every time I've been in majors so far I've put so much emphasis on them and tried so hard at them that I kind of got in my way.

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  • Conor McGregor v. Floyd Mayweather officially on for Aug 26
Conor McGregor v. Floyd Mayweather officially on for Aug 26

The economic expectations have been set so high because intense public demand for Mayweather-McGregor transformed it from a dismissed mismatch to a reality that'll take place 10 weeks from Saturday night. The upcoming fight will give him an opportunity to take the record to ideal 50-0, as the bout will be a professional boxing match sanctioned by t...

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  • Shoey fits for Ricciardo as Hamilton wins
Shoey fits for Ricciardo as Hamilton wins

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton (44), of Britain, leads the pack at the start at the Canadian Grand Prix auto race Sunday, June 11, 2017, in Montreal . "I wanted that podium but I didn't get it", he said. Hamilton pulled away cleanly at the start of the race and there was no catching up with him from there.

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  • Fassone hints AC Milan could hold Donnarumma to contract
Fassone hints AC Milan could hold Donnarumma to contract

The player evaluated it, taking into account factors not only economic, but also technical and personal factors. "It's a sad decision, but we'll keep moving forward, Milan continues". Will Donnarumma already know his next destination before making his decision with AC Milan? Donnarumma, who has one year left on his existing deal, has said he ...

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  • Chelsea start against Burnley
Chelsea start against Burnley

Championship play-off winners Huddersfield Town , back in the top-flight of English football for the first time since 1972, head south to Selhurst Park to battle Crystal Palace . After a season of transition in Jose Mourinho's first one back, this was Chelsea's chance to show they were ready for a title tilt - and they were.

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  • Senna family clarifies Hamilton helmet gift
Senna family clarifies Hamilton helmet gift

After Ferrari had dominated the day's final practice, Hamilton moved it up a level with a lap faster than any previously recorded at the sun-bathed island circuit. "I thought we could step it up and find a bit of time". "I'm shaking", Hamilton said, gazing at his hero's crash helmet. "I probably pushed a bit too hard - losing a bit here a b...

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  • Warriors set to make their claim as NBA's best ever
Warriors set to make their claim as NBA's best ever

The Warriors (67-15) are also hoping to redeem an NBA Finals collapse from last season, losing to the Cavaliers after building a 3-1 lead. A victory in Game 4 on Friday night would give them a clean sweep of the National Basketball Association postseason.

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  • Australia frustrated by rain at the Oval
Australia frustrated by rain at the Oval

I was happy to keep batting through the rain. Earlier on Sunday, India thrashed Pakistan in a one-sided match at Edgbaston, consolidating its dominance over Pakistan in ICC events. Smith went onto emphasize on the fact that his team had to play well in order to advance further in the competition and treat every game like a final.

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  • French Open semifinals: Murray-Wawrinka, Nadal-Thiem
French Open semifinals: Murray-Wawrinka, Nadal-Thiem

Enter his coach. "You have to put in consistent work to have consistent results", Lendl said on Thursday. The 32-year-old Wawrinka, who lost to Murray in last year's semifinals, is the oldest Roland Garros finalist since 1973. After winning the tournament two years ago, Wawrinka fancied his chances of a repeat 12 months ago only to run into Mur...

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  • Everton striker Romelu Lukaku drops huge Chelsea return hint on social media
Everton striker Romelu Lukaku drops huge Chelsea return hint on social media

Jose Mourinho is in the market for a new number 9 after losing Zlatan Ibrahimovic and the newspaper suggested the United boss had turned his attention to Lukaku after missing out on Antoine Griezmann. Bayern Munich want Romelu Lukaku to fire them to Champions League glory next season, according to reports . "We stay calm and at least we have a...

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  • 8 tweets that defined the Sens vs. Pens Game 6 nail-biter
8 tweets that defined the Sens vs. Pens Game 6 nail-biter

They're looking to make it to their second consecutive Stanley Cup Final and defend their title. Sidney Crosby was his usual cool self as he prepared for another monumental game in his already storied career. But it's awfully tight. "It's been a tough, tight-checking series ". Yet they've found a way to persevere. "You've got to refocus"...

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  • Michigan State Dismisses Three Players Charged In Sexual Assault Case
Michigan State Dismisses Three Players Charged In Sexual Assault Case

Donnie Corley , Josh King and Demetric Vance were all dismissed from the football program on Tuesday. Corley and Vance are charged with third-degree sexual misconduct. Their names won't be released by the prosecutor's office until they're arraigned, a spokesman said. Corley and Vance were each charged with third-degree sexual assault.

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  • 'Hate Is Living Every Day,' LeBron James Says After Racist Graffiti Incident
'Hate Is Living Every Day,' LeBron James Says After Racist Graffiti Incident

Till, a black teenager, was lynched by two white men in MS in 1955 when he was 14 years old. With Game 1 in the books, LeBron and company will need to regather themselves after taking a shellacking at the hands of Golden State. Although James is thankful for the safety of his family, he feels there is a long way to go in terms of equality for eve...

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  • LeBron reacts to slur spray painted on LA home
LeBron reacts to slur spray painted on LA home

James says he's speaking to his children about the country and the world they live in truthfully. Now, almost a year ago to the day, James' home was the target of racially-motivated vandalism. During the 2016 NBA Finals James carried the Cavs back from a 3-1 deficit, a performance that was no doubt aided by the fact that he did not need to grin...

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  • Near-perfect Kiwis take control of America's Cup qualifiers
Near-perfect Kiwis take control of America's Cup qualifiers

The normally crack Kiwi crew was penalized twice, including at the start when it forced Oracle, the right-of-way boat, to bear away as the 50-foot catamarans jockeyed for position at the line. Oracle came into these qualifiers with a one-point bonus for finishing second in the ACWS. Team New Zealand crossed ahead of Oracle on the third leg but ...

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  • Sailing-New Zealand hit foiling high to set up America's Cup showdown
Sailing-New Zealand hit foiling high to set up America's Cup showdown

Today's two wins take Emirates Team New Zealand to the top of the points table after Oracle Team USA lost their match against Artemis Racing. The new cup format, with defender racing the challengers early on, and the contentious bonus point system, has created the ultimate showdown, on the second weekend of the regatta.

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  • Cops: Racial slur sprayed on LeBron James' Los Angeles home
Cops: Racial slur sprayed on LeBron James' Los Angeles home

The gate has since been covered up, but the situation nevertheless is deeply concerning. As a child of the '60s, I recall being made aware of what had happened a decade earlier, and how Till, a Chicago native who was visiting relatives in MS, was only 14 years old when he was abducted and lynched .

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