• UFC 223: Khabib vs. Iaquinta Results
UFC 223: Khabib vs. Iaquinta Results

In another twist, only the unbeaten Nurmagomedov will be able to win the vacant lightweight belt though, with Iaquinta above the weight limit required to claim the belt - available after McGregor was stripped of the gold. "Next week I'm going to go home and figure out how this whole thing plays out", he added. Nurmagomedov was originally set to f...

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  • Firmino says he was moved to 'tears' when Liverpool fans welcomed him
Firmino says he was moved to 'tears' when Liverpool fans welcomed him

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp said his side would still have to "work like hell" to reach the UEFA Champions League semi-finals, despite securing a commanding 3-0 quarter-final first-leg lead over runaway Premier League leaders Manchester City .

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  • Tiger Woods back at Masters, playing with early leader Leishman
Tiger Woods back at Masters, playing with early leader Leishman

Woods, who said it was only after playing an exhibition last December that he felt he would be able to compete in the year's first major, has since shown flashes of the form that helped him earn a staggering 79 PGA Tour wins. World number two Justin Thomas, the reigning US PGA Tour Player of the Year, can overtake Dustin Johnson atop the world rank...

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  • Woods driving well, birdies 3rd hole at Masters
Woods driving well, birdies 3rd hole at Masters

Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player were given a rousing ovation when they got the 82nd edition of the Masters underway at Augusta on Thursday. Par-three hole-in-one joy was not so much fun for Tony Finau , whose Masters debut is in jeopardy after he suffered an ankle injury when celebrating his ace.

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  • Conor McGregor involved in chaotic backstage melee ahead of UFC 223
Conor McGregor involved in chaotic backstage melee ahead of UFC 223

UFC president Dana White expressed his disgust at the dramatic developments and claimed there was a warrant out for McGregor's arrest in an interview with ESPN. Conor is losing the the belt. "When this fight is over, champion", White said at a news conference, gesturing to Nurmagomedov and Holloway. He made the biggest payday of his career ...

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  • Ravens Sign Robert Griffin III to a 1-Year Deal
Ravens Sign Robert Griffin III to a 1-Year Deal

However, the quarterback's fortunes declined after that as he struggled with injuries and his last National Football League action came for the Cleveland Browns at the end of the 2016 season. Griffin came back for the playoffs, but re-injured his knee. In 2015, Griffin fell to third on the Redskins depth chart and remained inactive during the reg...

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  • Los Angeles Angels Player Shohei Ohtani Hits First Home Run
Los Angeles Angels Player Shohei Ohtani Hits First Home Run

He is the first player to win a game as a pitcher and homer as a position player in a three-day span since Hall of Famer Babe Ruth in 1921. That amusing pantomime soon gave way to a swarm of delighted teammates congratulating Ohtani, who was then encouraged to step out of the dugout for a well-deserved curtain call at Angel Stadium of Anaheim durin...

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  • The Patriots Have Reportedly Decided Whether They'll Trade Rob Gronkowski
The Patriots Have Reportedly Decided Whether They'll Trade Rob Gronkowski

A first-round pick by the Saints in 2014, Cooks last year had 65 catches for 1,082 yards and seven touchdowns in his first year with New England . This trade would seemingly all but rule out dealing Gronkowski because the Patriots couldn't afford to lose another key weapon this offseason.

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  • Dazzling opening ceremony kicks off Commonwealth Games
Dazzling opening ceremony kicks off Commonwealth Games

The programme error follows a printing mistake revealed in February that had the wrong day listed for the opening ceremony on some 14,000 tickets sold for the event. Prince Charles has opened the 21st Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast of Australia in a lavish ceremony celebrating the nation's beach culture.

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  • Ian Poulter qualifies for Masters after Houston Open play-off victory
Ian Poulter qualifies for Masters after Houston Open play-off victory

Ian Poulter , who said last week after the WGC Dell Match Play that he wasn't sure he was going to play this week, showed up. That has happened four times since 2008, when Augusta National offered invitations to winners at full PGA Tour events: Johnson Wagner (2008), Matt Jones (2014), Jim Herman (2016) and Henley previous year.

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  • Liverpool can beat City in the Champions League says van Dijk
Liverpool can beat City in the Champions League says van Dijk

The former Barcelona coach also revealed that he hopes his team do not become too affected by what is sure to be an unbelievable atmosphere at Anfield when the two sides face each other on Wednesday. "We won a lot of things together, lived through many different experiences". But do we know we have a chance? De Bruyne said: "The first half, espec...

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  • People Cheer on Loyola in their Final Four match-up against MI
People Cheer on Loyola in their Final Four match-up against MI

Or, as MI guard Jaaron Simmon, put it: "He was a beast tonight". "It's a lot more fun when the ball goes through the net". It was a full night. But facing one of the best defensive teams in the country, the best defensive team Beilein has ever had in 11 seasons in Ann Arbor, the Ramblers scored just 16 points in the final 14 minutes.

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  • Klopp: Liverpool win deserved; Mane should've had clear penalty
Klopp: Liverpool win deserved; Mane should've had clear penalty

Jurgen Klopp admits Liverpool are underdogs heading into their Champions League clash with Manchester City . Germany in 1990 didn't celebrate winning the World Cup like this. But it is further down the table where the records are being shattered at the moment, as Mohamed Salah's goal spree for third-placed Liverpool has propelled him pa...

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  • Ostapenko falls in Miami Premier final
Ostapenko falls in Miami Premier final

South Florida native Stephens' triumph represented the invariably-linked connection between the history and prestige of 30 years of top-tier tennis on Key Biscayne and the contributions Florida as a global tennis hotbed has made to the sport.

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  • Mourinho: Man City not important, United deserve to finish second
Mourinho: Man City not important, United deserve to finish second

Mourinho will also look to bolster the centre of his defence, despite statistically having the second meanest set of defenders in the Premier League this season. Seven matches to go, we are going to fight to try and finish second - and this guy is going to keep Swansea in the Premier League. JOSE MOURINHO would "eat himself" if he was "made o...

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  • Lightning excited for 'barometer' game vs. Bruins
Lightning excited for 'barometer' game vs. Bruins

The Bruins (47-17-11) had the third-best record in the National Hockey League heading into Wednesday night's games. With the win, Boston changes its playoff destiny, now drawing the New Jersey Devils in a first-round matchup if the playoffs started today rather than the Toronto Maple Leafs.

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  • Tyronn Lue to rejoin Cavs as observer, ease back into coaching role
Tyronn Lue to rejoin Cavs as observer, ease back into coaching role

The pair of wings were both among the NBA's Top 10 in 3-point percentage over the first 30 games, but are each shooting just 35 percent since the All-Star break, stunting a useful outlet on the perimeter. "I forgot what you looked like", Green said to coach Lue. Larry Drew is coaching the team in Lue's absence, during which the Cavs (45-30)...

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  • Tottenham clash a 'must-win' game for Chelsea - Alonso
Tottenham clash a 'must-win' game for Chelsea - Alonso

But on Sunday they will be Premier League foes fighting for a top-four finish. Fourteen months later, they ended Tottenham's title bid in the infamous Battle of the Bridge. Think you can do better than Lawro? Tottenham have landed their own blows during this period, impressively triumphing 5-3 and 2-0 in the league meetings at White Hart La...

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  • Fake images of Florida school massacre survivor tearing up Constitution goes viral
Fake images of Florida school massacre survivor tearing up Constitution goes viral

The March For Our Lives movement has been deemed successful by those who attended the event. The silence was interrupted by shouts of support, as well as chants of "never again" from the audience. Steve King - who once said that the US can't "restore" itself with "somebody else's babies" - claims he was justified in mocking a teenage survivor of...

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  • Venus survives marathon battle against Bertens in Miami
Venus survives marathon battle against Bertens in Miami

The 37-year-old American was cruising with a 5-0 lead in the opening set, but she squandered three set points as Bertens reeled off seven straight games to snatch it. Stephens, the world number 12, will face Germany s Angelique Kerber for a place in the semi-finals. American Stephens - seeded 13th - wrapped up a 6-3 6-4 victory in one hour and ...

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  • Clint Bowyer snaps 190-race winless streak
Clint Bowyer snaps 190-race winless streak

This wasn't a fluke where circumstances converged in his favor and he capitalized. They were followed by Kyle Busch , Brad Keselowski, Denny Hamlin , Kevin Harvick, Kurt Busch, AJ Allmendinger, Joey Logano and Jimmie Johnson . He did it, though, forcing Busch to settle for his third runner-up finish in the past four races. The inconsistency co...

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  • Brazil head coach Tite on 'emotionally important' Germany fixture on Tuesday
Brazil head coach Tite on 'emotionally important' Germany fixture on Tuesday

But fewer fireworks are expected this time with both nations missing key players and busy tinkering with their preparations for the World Cup in Russian Federation which begins in June. Referee Jonas Eriksson asked Brazil captain Dani Alves to calm his players down after Toni Kroos felt the effect of yet another robust challenge.

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  • Why I couldn't be happier about Chelsea's visit from Tottenham - Pat Nevin
Why I couldn't be happier about Chelsea's visit from Tottenham - Pat Nevin

Another player linked with a move away from Chelsea is Thibaut Courtois , however the goalkeeper indicated yesterday that he would remain at Stamford Bridge next season. " I know I'm doing well and I'm coming into top form for the World Cup ". "I feel good at Chelsea . But that is emphasised less and I can hardly change that perception".

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  • Parker: I've 'the secret code' for Joshua's downfall
Parker: I've 'the secret code' for Joshua's downfall

Parker has Joshua's epic Wembley win over Wladimir Klitschko playing on a continuous loop when he trains at David Haye's gym in south London. Joshua's promoter Eddie Hearn has already said he and Joshua will "goad" Higgins and Parker during the press conference, a reaction to Higgins' repeated claims that Joshua has a "glass jaw".

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  • Curry available to make Warriors return against Hawks
Curry available to make Warriors return against Hawks

Curry was noticeably hobbled after a play in which teammate JaVale McGee fell into him. We'll see what the MRI says. The two-time MVP limped around the court for a bit and was pulled from the game while Muscala attempted his free throws. Klay Thompson (Out - Thumb): Yahoo Sports Shams Charania reports Thompson will likely miss several games due ...

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  • Usain Bolt scored impressive goal with his head during Borussia Dortmund training
Usain Bolt scored impressive goal with his head during Borussia Dortmund training

Usain Bolt trained with Borussia Dortmund this week, the latest in his quest to become a soccer player. Bolt left athletics having won 19 gold medals at the World Championships and Olympic Games. "I think it was fun for him", Stoeger said. "You can see that he understands the game". "We sat, we talked, made jokes, they asked me questions a...

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  • Smith disagrees with ICC disciplinary process on Rabada verdict
Smith disagrees with ICC disciplinary process on Rabada verdict

Rabada successfully appealed against an International Cricket Council (ICC) sanction for brushing the shoulder of Australia captain Steve Smith while celebrating his dismissal in the second test, getting his punishment reduced from three demerit points to one.

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  • Daniel Bryan CLEARED For WWE Wrestling Return!
Daniel Bryan CLEARED For WWE Wrestling Return!

Joseph Maron". The news brought excitement to most everyone in the WWE universe, as we have all felt somewhat robbed of one of the great wrestlers for the past two years. However, there had been a continuing battle for Bryan to try to get back to doing what he loves, and now that battle seems over to the delight of his fans and co-workers.

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  • Indigo hit with more snags
Indigo hit with more snags

Yesterday, less than a week after the aviation regulator grounded eleven A320neos aircraft of IndiGo and GoAir over safety concerns, IndiGo on Sunday withdrew another A320neo due to an engine problem. United Technologies told IBD it would not comment beyond public statements made at the annual investor day last Friday, when Pratt & Whitney Presi...

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  • New free agent WR Allen Hurns: Bears among teams interested in me
New free agent WR Allen Hurns: Bears among teams interested in me

The wide receiver was released by the Jaguars on Tuesday morning, but he's already received plenty of attention. During the 2015 season, Hurns set career-highs with 64 receptions, 1,031 yards, 16.1 yards per reception and 10 touchdowns.

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