by | August 18, 2016 | 02:42

At today's final pre-fight press conference for Saturday's UFC 202 pay-per-view, absolute madness erupted between Nate Diaz , his team, and "The Notorious" Conor McGregor that has to be seen to be believed. "I think Conor has learned a lot since the last fight but Diaz is too big". The loss at UFC 196 (by second round submission) was the first time McGregor had tasted defeat as an MMA fighter since losing to Duffy in a Cage Warriors contest back in November 2010.

by | August 18, 2016 | 02:43

Local reports said Mr Hickey was charged with ticket touting, forming a cartel and illicit marketing. The OCI is aware of the media stories regarding Pat Hickey and we are seeking total clarity on the situation before we comment further. Under Brazilian law, only prosecutors can actually file the charges, and had yet to do so by late afternoon Wednesday. National Olympic committees are awarded fixed numbers of tickets to resell through authorized third-party vendors, but the prices of ...

by | August 18, 2016 | 02:44

I don't need to (be) fully hands on. If the Grizzlies decides to let go of Carter and Smith still won't sign, then Cavs GM David Griffin is said to be open "to also evaluate other options". LeBron James isn't on the U.S. men's basketball team at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, but that doesn't mean his time on the global stage is done.

by | August 17, 2016 | 00:56

The Butler-Jeffery main event caught the attention of the other players, who raced in as the situation escalated to a near all-out brawl. Butler was immediately sent off the field while Jeffery returned to the huddle, but Bears coaches quickly realized what was going on and sent Jeffery to the sidelines where he watched the rest of practice.

by | August 17, 2016 | 00:57

Great Britain's Laura Trott had a sizeable lead entering the final event of the omnium and she easily held on to win to the gold. The two remaining events are the flying lap and the points race. "I'm over the moon". Hammer was with D'Hoore for second going into the points race, the which is final event of the six-discipline omnium. Meanwhile, Trott's fiancé Jason Kenny is also hoping for glory on Tuesday evening in the men's keirin.

by | August 16, 2016 | 01:13

The Americans, who had barely broken a sweat in Brazil, trailed early in the fourth quarter before Anthony hit a flurry of 3-pointers to put the US on top. Australia was expected to give the USA team their biggest challenge yet, and they did it in a very physical game that was competitive up to the final whistle.

by | August 16, 2016 | 01:14

The top seeds in the men's single sculls all raced to expectations, with reigning world champion Ondrej Synek of the Czech Republic and gold-medal favorite Mahe Drysdale of New Zealand each winning their respective semifinals. Max Whitlock was one of the latest to add his name to the list on a sensational Sunday, and he didn't seem quite prepared for how much his life could change as a result.

by | August 15, 2016 | 01:51

As a Hull City fan of 16 years, as well as an aspiring sports journalist, I am embarrassed to admit that for the first time in my life I arrived at Saturday's game against Leicester City thinking my beloved Tigers had no hope what-so-ever of picking up a positive result.

by | August 15, 2016 | 01:49

India's hopes of a gold medal in tennis ended as Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna bowed out of the Mixed Doubles tournament after losing to the American pair of Venus Williams and Rajeev Ram in the semi-finals. They won gold in 2000, 2008 and 2012. This year in singles, Serena lost in the third round while Venus fell in the first. "I think we probably both were if we admitted it".

by | August 15, 2016 | 01:48

However, the trickiest decision has been solved for him, with goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen suffering a knee ligament sprain in training on Thursday, ruling him out for up to three weeks. Their manager Unay Emery and one of their best players Grzegorz Krychowiak both went to PSG, while Ever Banega signed for Inter Milano. If we match them in this aspect we can create chances to attack and win the game.

by | August 14, 2016 | 00:30

Not literally - doing that would have resulted in a drainage of the unusual green water now inhabiting them - but figuratively, on any future practice sessions scheduled to happen in their murky waters. "We would rather play in benign green water than over-chlorinated water that makes it hard for the athletes to perform at their best". "We investigated and on Friday 80 litres of hydrogen-peroxide were put in the water and this creates a reaction to the chlorine and this neutralises the ...

by | August 13, 2016 | 00:34

In the media, around water coolers, at every sports bar and PTA meeting and everywhere in between, one question was going to dominate all sports conversations. The second half was run by the New England Patriots, scoring 17 second half points as opposed to the New Orleans Saints scoring six points. He started the third quarter with a dart to Aaron Dobson for 15 yards.

by | August 12, 2016 | 01:17

She credits training at Pedro's judo academy for her recovery and has said she hopes her story will inspire other victims of sexual abuse to speak out. Harrison is now a motivational speaker with a line of workout clothes branded with the word "fearless". While Harrison's gold medal bout almost went the distance, it wasn't even as close as the length suggested.

by | August 11, 2016 | 00:24

Katehi's resignation, effective immediately. University of California Chancellor Janet Napolitano said in a statement that the investigation found numerous instances where Katehi was not candid with her office, exercised poor judgment and violated university policies.

by | August 10, 2016 | 00:50

With 55 of their total points coming off the bench, it took every player donning the red, white and blue to make the magic happen in the second game on their quest for gold. The USA are world and Olympic champions for a reason but we gave it everything we got. With a team of WNBA MVPs and All-Stars, the Americans constantly made the extra pass on offense that led to open shots or layups in the 121-56 victory.

by | August 10, 2016 | 00:46

Needing to win the series 3-0 to displace Australia at the top of the worldwide rankings, India have also omitted leg-spinner Amit Mishra and fast bowler Umesh Yadav in preference for left-arm orthodox slow bowler Ravindra Jadeja and seamer Bhuvneshwar Kumar.

by | August 10, 2016 | 00:47

The Americans struggled mightly early behind a starting lineup of Kyrie Irving , Klay Thompson , Kevin Durant , Carmelo Anthony , and DeMarcus Cousins . Warriors forward Draymond Green came off the bench for three points, three assists and four rebounds. "I know what it felt like when kind of the rest of the world was supposedly catching up with the U.S.

by | August 10, 2016 | 00:38

While nearly everybody believes that the job will be given to veteran Sanchez, rookie Lynch thinks that he can push his counterparts Sanchez and Siemian though he doesn't claim that he will get the starting job from any of them. Unfortunately for the Broncos, just because they named two starters doesn't mean they can combine their talents, so they'd better hope someone steps up his game - or the team's top-ranked defense plays even better than it did last season.

by | August 09, 2016 | 00:30

Diaz is a veteran of three Olympics despite her youth, making her debut in Beijing eight years ago. Since sliding down, Diaz had won several competitions, among them a gold medal in the Asian Championships in Phuket, Thailand previous year and three bronzes in the world championships in Houston that earned her the Rio berth.

by | August 09, 2016 | 00:30

I knew what the Olympics were, obviously, but I went into it thinking, "Ah, it's another competition". "Going into these Olympic Games, I feel like I'm at my most consistent, I feel ready physically, psychologically, everything, so I'm really excited for the Games to start because I'm ready to give the Chinese a run for their money".

by | August 08, 2016 | 02:15

Journalists dived for cover in the equestrian press office in Deodoro when a bullet pierced the large tent. The area was not evacuated. "The New Zealand police assessment is that the bullet was sacked unintentionally rather than with intent", it added.

by | July 13, 2016 | 03:28

Perceived wisdom is that Murray is a calmer, more positive figure on court with the emotionless face of Lendl looking down on him. Murray has to cope, of course, not just with his own expectations but the hopes of the country, which have been sky high since the elimination of Novak Djokovic.

by | July 10, 2016 | 01:22

I think I'm on a good way to play better and better. Kerber played great too and was even applauded by her rival in the fourth game of the second set when she finished off a 15-stroke end-to-end baseline rally by curling in a blazing backhand victor despite nearly running off into the side stands.

by | July 02, 2016 | 00:27

Sanches stepped up to take Portugal's second penalty after Cristiano Ronaldo took the first, and the 18-year-old did not falter. Although, all these teams have played a frequent number of matches but it will the first time when Portugal and Poland will lock their horn in a European Championship.

by | July 01, 2016 | 01:06

The country music drama was cancelled by ABC after a four season run in May, with Country Music Television ( CMT ) announcing that they would be saving it in June. Panettiere's involvement was somewhat in question due to a major cliffhanger in what ABC billed the "series finale" on May 25, in which it seemed her character, Juliette Barnes, may have perished in a plane crash .

by | June 24, 2016 | 01:29

When it comes to the United States presidential race, "I'd much prefer Hillary Clinton than Donald Trump ", she said. Trump doesn't have the best relationship with the people of Scotland either, and now they seem to be following the example set by numerous real estate mogul's protesters.

by | June 20, 2016 | 01:49

It ordered the "suspended disqualification" of the team and fined the Russian Football Union (RFS) 150,000 euros ($170,000). It comes after horrific scenes in Marseille on Saturday when Russian hooligans attacked England fans inside the stadium after the 1-1 draw.

by | June 18, 2016 | 01:29

In one image, the 26-year-old singer and the 35-year-old actor are seen embracing and kissing each other. "They looked like any young couple madly in love without a care in the world". "F R I D A Y @rihanna", Harris wrote while sharing a behind-the-scenes photo from the new music video. In the photo, Taylor looks wistfully out the door at her future man, as Tom leaves the party looking rather pleased with himself and chatting to Idris Elba.

by | June 11, 2016 | 01:29

ESPN reported that if the gun was in the possession of an intoxicated Talib, the three-time Pro Bowler could be charged with several misdemeanors. Discharging a weapon in public is a Class B misdemeanor in the state and carries a punishment of up to six months in jail.

by | June 11, 2016 | 01:14

The debris was found by Blaine Gibson, an American attorney and adventurer, on the island of Nosy Boraha, near Madagascar, according to CNN . British engineer Don Thompson, who is part of an informal worldwide group investigating the MH370 mystery, told the BBC that one of the pieces found in Madagascar was from the back of a seat and another could be part of a cover panel on a plane wing.

by | June 09, 2016 | 01:24

As noted, Brock Lesnar will return to the UFC to fight at UFC 200 on July 9th in Las Vegas. "I didn't care", Lesnar said . "It was a hard decision for me to make". Hunt is on a two fight win streak, having defeated Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva and Frank Mir. For more on UFC 200, check out the UFC Rumors section of the site.

by | June 08, 2016 | 00:42

Manager Bryan Hamilton's team finished equal on points with the Republic of Ireland, but finished in third place by one goal. 'It's a good squad with no real superstars, they're out there fighting for each other, and without that Northern Ireland will never be successful.

by | June 08, 2016 | 00:42

The Cleveland Cavaliers' Kevin Love (C) gets up and walks on the court after absorbing a blow to the head by Harrison Barnes' elbow. As for the big picture, whether Love plays probably matters very little for the Cleveland Cavaliers. "I didn't even know what happened, but at halftime he showed no symptoms", Lue said. "He didn't talk about it". Cleveland's word must be taken here.

by | June 05, 2016 | 01:26

The Golden State Warriors' Steph Curry and Klay Thompson appeared in an NBA edition of Kimmel's segment, presumably filmed a day or two earlier, then went out in Game 1 of the NBA Finals and scored their fewest combined points in a game over the last two seasons.

by | May 29, 2016 | 01:09

Manager John Gibbons , who returned to the field for the fight following his ejection five innings earlier, was penalized three games for inciting additional players. "My only complaint was that if you've got an issue with someone, we get that, everyone views things differently, and if you're going to do something, hey, that's part of it, we get it".