• Dana White Guarantees Cris Cyborg Will Fight at UFC 214
Dana White Guarantees Cris Cyborg Will Fight at UFC 214

Since then, Anderson and Cyborg campaigned aggressively to fight each other in the UFC, but the UFC opted against signing Anderson. As it now stands the UFC's featherweight division is in shambles with current champ Germaine de Randamie looking to move back down to 135lb instead of facing Cyborg who she has labelled a "cheat".

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  • Warriors smash Cavaliers in NBA Finals opener
Warriors smash Cavaliers in NBA Finals opener

James guarded Durant. Durant guarded James. But due to a flagrant foul from Draymond Green , he was suspended for the game, allowing the Cavs to get back in it. Kyrie Irving has 17 points and Kevin Love has 12 rebounds for the Cavaliers . That's how to score 113 points while shooting 42.5 percent. The largest annual salary that Kevin Durant ...

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  • Isco declares he will stay at Real Madrid despite 'complicated' season
Isco declares he will stay at Real Madrid despite 'complicated' season

After just two minutes at Malaga , Cristiano Ronaldo scored from an Isco pass. As Los Blancos celebrated their title win for the first time since 2012 at Malaga , Modric asked an official where the trophy was. "We have done our job by winning today but we have been up against a rival who has just been a little better than us, they are a d...

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  • Dillon takes Coca-Cola 600 victory
Dillon takes Coca-Cola 600 victory

Jake Marisnick hit a tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning for Houston's fourth homer of the game, lifting the Astros to a 7-6 victory over the Detroit Tigers Thursday night. New crew chief Justin Alexander made the call to push the gas mileage to the limit, and the RCR Chevy ran out of fuel at the line, exactly 600 miles and about 6 hours afte...

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  • Ravens TE Pitta injures hip again; status for 2017 uncertain
Ravens TE Pitta injures hip again; status for 2017 uncertain

During a closed practice, Pitta stretched out make a catch and fell to the ground. Pitta, who turns 32 next month, led the Ravens with 86 catches - a franchise record for a tight end - for 729 yards and two touchdowns. Pitta missed the remainder of that season and then all of the 2015 season recovering from that injury. He is entering his eighth ...

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  • Angelo Mathews to miss champions trophy opener
Angelo Mathews to miss champions trophy opener

One area I think the side has improved in is in the allrounders department. David Miller coming to form and Chris Morris striking the ball cleanly have been morale boosters for this Protea side. It'll be interesting to see the tactics both sides look to employ. The return of Malinga, whose unorthodox, slingshot action makes him one of the most ha...

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  • Ramachandra Guha steps down as BCCI's panel of administrators
Ramachandra Guha steps down as BCCI's panel of administrators

He has come down heavily on Indian cricket's big stars and preferential treatment accorded to them by the BCCI and also the CoA. Conflict of interest is rampant in the State Associations as well. According to media reports, the letter also conveys Guha's unhappiness about how some other issues are being handled. The balance is often delayed.

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  • Jake Guentzel, Matt Murray lead Penguins to more thievery
Jake Guentzel, Matt Murray lead Penguins to more thievery

So when he was pulled in game two , many asked if he would get benched for game three? Nashville may be home , but the Penguins have history on their side. After a scoreless second period, the Penguins took control in the third and seemed to score at will. "I mean, out of 120 minutes, maybe we'd like to take back six of them".

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  • Warriors seek redemption, Cavs want repeat as Finals open
Warriors seek redemption, Cavs want repeat as Finals open

Here's a peak at what the ad looked like. They were underdogs in that series as well, and ended up winning. The game in Golden State was a dominant, decisive victory for the Warriors . "If I don't play up to my standards, then that's what - that's when I get upset". - Kevin Durant (28.4) and LeBron James (28.3) rank fourth and fifth resp...

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  • Champions Trophy: England opt to field against Bangladesh in opener
Champions Trophy: England opt to field against Bangladesh in opener

Root joined Hales in the third over after the out-of-form Jason Roy was out for 1. Also playing their part were Alex Hales who made 95 and Eoin Morgan who stroked 75 not out. Yet the all-rounder only managed to bowl two overs before he was forced off and is now a major doubt for the remainder of the tournament . "I can not see it changing"...

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  • New Zealand gives Lions traditional Maori welcome
New Zealand gives Lions traditional Maori welcome

Lions: Stuart Hogg , Anthony Watson , Jonathan Joseph , Ben Te'o , Tommy Seymour , Jonathan Sexton, Greig Laidlaw , Toby Faletau, Sam Warburton (capt), Ross Moriarty , Iain Henderson , Alun Wyn Jones , Kyle Sinckler , Rory Best , Joe Marler .

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  • French Open favourite Nadal knows he may pay for resurgence
French Open favourite Nadal knows he may pay for resurgence

Djokovic was then made to work hard for a hold of his own, but he overcame the minor blip to enjoy further success on the Sousa serve and battled through another testing game before sealing victory. Milos Raonic , the fifth seed, needed four sets but bested Rogerio Dutra Silva. Jabeur, who is ranked 114th, won 6-4, 6-3, sealing the victory on h...

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  • Cooler heads prevail: A different Mr. Met back at ballpark
Cooler heads prevail: A different Mr. Met back at ballpark

The New York Mets have apologised for the "inappropriate" action of the employee, saying they were dealing with the matter "internally". We do not condone this type of behaviour. "I'm laughing now because we got the win, but that can't happen in that situation", said Cabrera, who matched his 2016 total of seven errors . Video of the mascot...

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  • ICC Champions Trophy: Tamim Iqbal's 128 propels Bangladesh to 305/6 vs England
ICC Champions Trophy: Tamim Iqbal's 128 propels Bangladesh to 305/6 vs England

In Bangladesh , the team is in confusion to chose their top orders. However one day after England slipped to 20-6 in the third ODI against South Africa , Bangladesh collapsed to 22-6 before losing to India by 240 runs. Both changed gears and began to play their shots. The doodle shows the logo with "o" replaced by the play button. Tec...

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  • Rubber Match: 2017 Finals vs. 2015 and 2016 Finals
Rubber Match: 2017 Finals vs. 2015 and 2016 Finals

So for the next couple of weeks we provide you with analysis of the biggest sporting contest in the world at the moment, the NBA Finals series between the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers . "My only motivation is to be able to compete for a championship every single year". Game 1 is Thursday at Oracle Arena, where the...

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  • Racist graffiti scrawled on National Basketball Association star LeBron James' LA home
Racist graffiti scrawled on National Basketball Association star LeBron James' LA home

So what's going to happen in the NBA Finals when the Cavs meet the Warriors in a rematch for the championship? Golden State have been blowing teams away all season and enter the Finals as favourites to reclaim their title. Cleveland nearly certainly needs the Kevin Love of the last round to have a chance at the upset. James won his first ti...

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  • NHL's Penguins take 2-0 Stanley Cup lead
NHL's Penguins take 2-0 Stanley Cup lead

What he found instead inside PPG Paints Arena was his own personal hell. The two were reunited during the latter portions of Game 2. It was enough for Nashville coach Peter Laviolette to send in backup goalie Juuse Saros in to replace Rinne.

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  • Penguins take 2-0 lead in Cup Final
Penguins take 2-0 lead in Cup Final

Rinne stopped 21 of 25 shots. Rinne, 34, will have to rebound in a big way. "We practice it all season". Whatever you characterize it as, it's worked for the Penguins. "It's our game, we never stop". "We have so many guys that can just make plays out nothing". Now, before you get all lathered up thinking a Penguins sweep is inevitable, you ...

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  • LeBron James' LA home vandalized with racial slur
LeBron James' LA home vandalized with racial slur

Property management removed the graffiti before officers arrived and investigators are reviewing security footage, police said. Records show LeBron bought the house back in 2015 but it does not appear he lives there on any regular basis .

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  • Cavs the champs but Warriors the favorites in NBA Finals
Cavs the champs but Warriors the favorites in NBA Finals

In the end, I believe the addition of Durant will be too much for the Cavs. This is fantastic news for the Warriors , who have a collection of talent that could see them top LeBron's mark of reaching the Finals seven years in a row (albeit with two teams) or match the 80s Lakers mark of getting to the Finals seven times in eight year...

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  • Tamim v Stokes gets a little heated
Tamim v Stokes gets a little heated

England trio Jason Roy , Alex Hales and Ben Stokes will be among the players from around the world pioneering new bat sensors during the upcoming Champions Trophy , it was announced on Tuesday. Would he invite Tamim Iqbal for a brawl in the auto park after play? After suffering the eight-wicket loss at the hands of the hosts, that same que...

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  • Charges dropped for Preds fan who threw catfish on ice in Pittsburgh
Charges dropped for Preds fan who threw catfish on ice in Pittsburgh

The game was tied at 1-1 through two tight periods on goals by Pontus Aberg and Guentzel , but it took just 10 seconds of the third for Guentzel - who scored the victor in Game One - to get his second of the night and 12th of the playoffs.

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  • Ferrari ends long wait for victory at Monaco GP
Ferrari ends long wait for victory at Monaco GP

Australian Daniel Ricciardo finished third for Red Bull behind the two Ferraris, pushing Finn Valtteri Bottas down to fourth in his Mercedes . "With the season we've had, the Ferrari fans and the Ferrari flags are increasing". Starting 13th - also for the first time since that 2008 race in France - Hamilton was one of the few to ma...

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  • Hobbling Root fires England to easy win over Bangladesh
Hobbling Root fires England to easy win over Bangladesh

The Indian team has not displayed any signs of stress during their two warm-up matches which they won without breaking any sweat. Tamim made 128 and shared a third-wicket partnership of 166 with Mushfiqur Rahim which laid the platform to give Bangladesh the chance to spring a major shock against the hosts.

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  • Engine boost issue cost Alonso shot at Indy 500 pole
Engine boost issue cost Alonso shot at Indy 500 pole

The 15-year-old was also charged with resisting arrest. " Scott Dixon and Dario Franchitti are completely fine after being held up last night by two men at a fast-food restaurant", the team said. His team owner joked on Twitter that the alleged incident would cost him a sponsorship deal with the fast-food chain. "Where I come from, it ...

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  • French Open 2017: Rafael Nadal seals victory as Robin Haase double faults
French Open 2017: Rafael Nadal seals victory as Robin Haase double faults

On the women's side, competition at the top got a little less intense as sixth seed Dominika Cibulkova was beaten by the unseeded Ons Jabeur. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga's late-night heroics proved to be in vain as he suffered his first opening-round loss at a grand slam in a decade, .

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  • Petra Kvitova's comeback ends in French Open second round
Petra Kvitova's comeback ends in French Open second round

I know in the last years I had up-and downs and right now I'm in actually the down feeling. "I just will focus now for grass and for tennis again". "It's unbelievable to win and to do it on my first appearance on (the showcase) Philippe Chatrier court as a singles player after nine years of coming to Paris ", Makarova said in quotes carried by...

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  • Gatland reveals first Lions squad
Gatland reveals first Lions squad

Amid the fighting, there was also some rugby and by the time the four-match test series arrived the Lions had scorched a trail, beating the cream of New Zealand's mighty provincial sides and shocking the locals with their blistering backline.

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  • Brook will face Spence Jr. in front of his hometown fans
Brook will face Spence Jr. in front of his hometown fans

Brook was returning to 147lbs after losing to Gennady Golovkin at middleweight in his last bout, but he was outlasted by Spence in front of his home crowd as the American took his unbeaten record to 22 fights. Brook would survive the 10, only to be finished off in the following round. Brook was blinking worryingly, and he sunk to his knees be...

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  • ICC Champions Trophy 2017, Australia Vs New Zealand
ICC Champions Trophy 2017, Australia Vs New Zealand

The proof came as recently as Monday when, across London at Lord's, England collapsed to 20 for six in five overs - the worst start in one-day global history - against the South Africa new-ball duo of Kagiso Rabada and Wayne Parnell. Roy is a talisman of that approach, and will not be forsaken lightly as Morgan depicts the bigger picture in w...

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  • Junior Guerra activated, taking mound for Brewers against Arizona
Junior Guerra activated, taking mound for Brewers against Arizona

David Peralta's ground out moved Owings to third and he scored easily when Peralta's 1-1 offering to Lamb got past Bandy. Grimacing in obvious pain, he eventually walked off the field accompanied by the trainer and manager Craig Counsell .

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  • Wenger agrees deal to stay at Arsenal for two more seasons
Wenger agrees deal to stay at Arsenal for two more seasons

Frank Lampard has insisted that Chelsea can look back on a positive season despite the disappointment of their FA Cup final loss to Arsenal on Saturday. Arsenal last won the Premier League title in 2003/04, and Wenger will now reportedly get two more years in order to add his fourth league title to his cabinet.

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  • Won't allow 'special' Kane to leave, says Tottenham manager
Won't allow 'special' Kane to leave, says Tottenham manager

He's great, he's one of the best strikers in the world. So how did these three get to this stage of the season with all those goals? Pochettino added that the Korean has similarly evolved throughout the past 10 months at Tottenham but argued that the former Bayer Leverkusen player still has room to improve.

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  • Colts add depth at RB with Michael
Colts add depth at RB with Michael

Michael signed with the Packers and spent the rest of the year in their running back rotation, reaching the NFC Championship game in the process. Michael visited the New England Patriots this offseason but instead lands in a decent spot with the Colts, who can't count on Gore forever and don't know if Mack is ready yet.

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  • Tamim century lifts Bangladesh to 305-6 against England
Tamim century lifts Bangladesh to 305-6 against England

But all-rounder Ben Stokes , who had been struggling for bowling fitness because of a knee injury, made the breakthrough with the last ball of his first over when Sarkar, on 38, uppercut him straight to substitute Jonny Bairstow at deep cover.

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