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ESPN Inks Deal with UFC for Entire Television Package Worth $1.5 Billion

Reps from ESPN, UFC and Fox Sports could not be reached for comment. The UFC cards are expected to be split between ESPN and ESPN+, the new streaming service ...


Red Sox designate slugger Hanley Ramirez for assignment

The Red Sox have seven days to either trade Ramirez or release him. It's the corresponding move for the Red Sox activating second baseman Dustin Pedroia (kn...


'Racist' Trump Pardons First Black Heavyweight Boxing Champion

Posthumous pardons are rare, but not unprecedented. Stallone originally lobbied Trump on the late Johnson's behalf last month, and the president later hint...


Mohamed Salah's boots go on display in British Museum

When asked what he saw in Salah , now mooted to be the player to potentially break up the Lionel Messi-Cristiano Ronaldo duopoly over the annual World Player...


IPL 2018, Qualifier 2, SRH vs KKR

Earlier, Sunrisers' batting looked haywire as they kept losing wickets at regular intervals in front of a disciplined bowling from KKR but the Afghan's bliste...


Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang pleased with Unai Emery appointment

There's a huge amount of pressure. "But everyone needs to get into their heads that we have to work hard to rival the top teams". Aubameyang only joined Arse...


Yates keeps Giro lead as Dennis wins stage

The risk Yates ran, as all climbers do in this kind of stage, were exemplified by the fortunes of Thibaut Pinot , a past victor of the French national time tri...


Why Carlo Ancelotti could get Antonio Conte sacked

Napoli have already appointed for Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti as coach for next season. "I'd like to thank Maurizio Sarri for his valuable contributio...


Draymond Green selected to NBA’s All-Defensive Second Team

New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis and guard Jrue Holiday were both named to the NBA's 2017-18 All-Defensive First Team , which was announced on W...


Celtics push James, Cavs to brink with Game 5 win

The Celtics took a 16-point lead to the fourth quarter that they extended to 81-62 on a Smart 3-pointer with 10:34 to play. But he turned the ball over six t...


Spielman: Report that Wright crashed Dallas receiver's Lamborghini is false

What Williams told police contradicts the statement he released after he was arrested. There was no driver inside the vehicle, and the cops found Mr. While ...


Chris Evert calls for players' protection after Serena Williams' decision

She won her first two matches before losing to sister Venus Williams . "But not yet. Maybe this goes without saying, but it needs to be said in a powerful way:...


NFL Players Planning Alternative Protests to 'SPITE' League

Players can choose to stay in the locker room during the anthem, without being fined. Marshall called the president's comments "disgusting". Jaguars defensi...


Chris Paul: 'I Will Be Alright'

Curry added that he was excited to go back home for Game 6. 2009: Hornets big man Tyson Chandler suffered a toe injury in 2009 and missed 15 of the team's f...


Former Bills guard Richie Incognito reportedly had police called on him

It's not the first time Incognito has been placed on an involuntary psych hold - the same thing happened a few years ago in the wake of the Jonathan Martin ...


Salah puts Champions League final ahead of his faith

For once in a Champions League final, Cristiano Ronaldo will yield some of the spotlight to another player sweeping up adulation and personal acclaim. "I th...


Cohen Downplays Ties To Close Friend Now Cooperating With Govt

The Times said the agreement for Evegny "Gene" Freidman would allow him to avoid jail time and would have him work with prosecutors in both the state and f...


Trump supports NFL's decision on national anthem policy

Team Kaepernick swung back Thursday after Vice President Mike Pence cheered the NFL's decision to ban kneeling during the national anthem. In an interview...


National Football League policy requires players on field to stand for anthem

But if the players are on the field at that time, they have to stand . The policy will leave it to each club to determine its own anthem policy and decide ...


Korea Approves S. Korean Journalists to Observe Nuclear Test Site Closing

The demolition of the 60-foot-tall cooling tower at its main reactor complex in Yongbyon North Korea on June 27, 2008. Xi and Kim met in the northeastern c...


Caracas slams new United States anti-Venezuela sanctions as 'crime against humanity'

Prior to the announcement of the official results, the former Lara State governor gave a press conference, in which he called the vote "illegitimate", demanding...


UK's Vedanta Resources working with regulators to restart Tamil Nadu's copper smelter

It set up a judicial commission headed by a retired judge to investigate the violence. Union Home Ministry officials said the ministry is in touch with the st...


Syrian government declares capital fully under its control

A second batch of ISIS fighters left their final Damascus stronghold overnight, a monitor said Monday, bringing the Syrian regime closer to a major milest...


Video shows lava spewing from Kilauea volcano

Hawaii County's Civil Defense (HCCD) agency published bulletins on Sunday asking residents living to the east of the summit to beware of " laze "-a combinatio...


Hazard targets title to hint at Chelsea stay

It wasn't the most entertaining of FA Cup finals between Chelsea and Manchester United at Wembley. Having conceded the Premiership to Manchester City la...


'We will confront Iran' US threatens Iran in nuclear deal row

Weeks after US President Donald Trump pulled out of an worldwide nuclear deal with Iran , his administration threatened to impose "the strongest sanctions ...


National Football League linebacker Reuben Foster's accuser recants domestic violence claim

Elissa Ennis testified she lied because she wanted retribution after Foster tried to end their relationship, saying she was angry "and I wanted to end him". "I ...


Lionel Messi fever hits South Africa as Barcelona beat Mamelodi

Ousmane Dembele and Luis Suarez had Barcelona 2-0 up at the break before Andre Gomes made it 3-0. Dembele, Suarez and Gomes all took advantage of defen...


Nigeria remains 47th position, 6th in Africa — FIFA Ranking

The Top 5 in the rankings remain largely the same with Belgium having recently moved up two places into third position. Morocco (42) are fourth on the African l...


F1 gossip: Hamilton, Vettel, Sirotkin, Alonso, Grosjean

Vettel will kick off proceedings in the Ferrari SF71H just two days after finishing fourth in Spain . I know it sounds weird but today is the closest I thi...