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Head coach discusses Conor McGregor's remarkable sparring schedule for Mayweather bout

Head coach discusses Conor McGregor's remarkable sparring schedule for Mayweather bout Conor McGregor is "scarily focused" and developing his boxing skills at a rapid rate, according to his long-time coach John Kavanagh . There aren't many people who believe Conor McGregor can defeat Floyd Mayweather Jr.in their August 26 boxing match. [Full Article...]

Dirk Nowitzki, Mavericks finalizing new two-year, $10 million contract

Dirk Nowitzki, Mavericks finalizing new two-year, $10 million contract Dirk Nowitzki is by far the best player in Dallas Mavericks history, and he's going to remain with the franchise for at least another season. If reports are consistent, this means Nowitzki wanted to sign the cheap deal to help the franchise. [Full Article...]

Scary scene at Wimbledon as Bethanie Mattek-Sands crumples, screaming 'help me'

Scary scene at Wimbledon as Bethanie Mattek-Sands crumples, screaming 'help me' Mattek-Sands' doubles partner, Lucie Safarova , was clearly shaken by the side of the court and the pair look set to pull out of Wimbledon . She could be heard screaming "please help me, please, please". Tennis legends past and present rushed to Twitter to send Mattek-Sands their best wishes as news of the incident broke. Pliskova was the runner-up?at the US Open past year and had reached at... [Full Article...]

CAS rejects Bora-Hansgrohe appeal of Sagan expulsion

CAS rejects Bora-Hansgrohe appeal of Sagan expulsion His Bora-Hansgrohe team appealed to the Switzerland-based Court of Arbitration for Sport . The 27-year-old Sagan, victor of the third stage, was kicked off the Tour on Tuesday for having elbowed Mark Cavendish into the metal barriers during the sprint finish to the fourth stage. [Full Article...]

Lewis Hamilton 'likes' social media post that slams Sebastian Vettel

Lewis Hamilton 'likes' social media post that slams Sebastian Vettel Vettel's angry Princess Petulant persona had apparently been left behind in Baku, and back was the smiley fellow with the self-deprecating sense of humour, albeit also with the convenient taste for sackcloth and ashes that he had shown in Malaysia in 2013 and Mexico past year after previous headlining controversies. [Full Article...]

Bernard Tomic and Daniil Medvedev fined for Wimbledon controversies

Bernard Tomic and Daniil Medvedev were slapped with hefty fines by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) for unsportsmanlike conduct at Wimbledon . 17 in the ATP rankings in 2016; he entered Wimbledon at No. 59. Wasn't mentally and physically there to perform. To me, everything is the same. Medvedev's fines focused on his second round loss on Wednesday to Ruben Bemelmans . [Full Article...]

Cubs To Recall Kyle Schwarber From Triple-A

Cubs To Recall Kyle Schwarber From Triple-A Schwarber has hit just.171/.295/.378 through 64 games with the Cubs, but after that minor league stint, look for him to be plugged back into the lineup, with all involved hoping they can soon pretend April-June didn't happen. ESPN reports the outfielder should be available to play in Thursday afternoon's game against the Milwaukee Brewers at Wrigley Field. He turned in a quality start in Wednesd... [Full Article...]

Okogie Helps USA Basketball U19 Team to World Cup Quarterfinals

Okogie Helps USA Basketball U19 Team to World Cup Quarterfinals R.J. Barrett of Mississauga, Ont., and Danilo Djuricic of Brampton, Ont., added 20 points apiece. The game was close in the opening minutes before the USA blew it open. The USA expanded its lead to 40-18, however, Mali battled back and reeled off nine straight points to cut the lead to 40-23. Team USA will face either New Zealand or Germany on Friday in the quarterfinals. [Full Article...]

Barcelona re-signs 'the best player in history' Lionel Messi

Barcelona re-signs 'the best player in history' Lionel Messi Messi had left Barca supporters nervously trying to read the signs coming out of his camp as his current deal was allowed to run down to June 2018. He's the greatest player in football history and has been at Barca since he was just 13. The 30-year-old Argentina global joined FC Barcelona in 2000 when he was just 13 years old in the youth training centre. Messi got married to long-term partner... [Full Article...]

Andy Murray vs Dustin Brown

Andy Murray vs Dustin Brown Kvitova had the tendons in her left arm - her dominant playing hand - severed in a knife attack before undergoing a successful surgery and ongoing physical rehabilitation. "I think he's always risky". Murray held easily to level two games apiece and broke Brown's serve to take a 3-2 lead. Like I said, I tried. "Today, it was good because I won", Tsonga said afterward. [Full Article...]

Five implications of Romelu Lukaku's mooted move from Everton to Manchester United

Of course, Martial had Zlatan Ibrahimovic to contend with last season, but the Swede's injury opened the door to the 21-year-old, though it was Marcus Rashford who butted in and impressed up front towards the latter stages of last season. [Full Article...]

Six Arrested Following Fourth of July Police Crackdown

Six Arrested Following Fourth of July Police Crackdown Virginia State Police say nine people were killed in traffic crashes statewide over the course of the Fourth of July weekend. That includes the death of a Springfield man in a motorcycle crash Monday in Orange, as well as a pedestrian killed in a wreck in Fairfax County. [Full Article...]

Terry Francona To Miss "A Couple More Days"

Terry Francona To Miss But as I shared with him, the most important thing for us is his long-term health and getting him back healthy to lead us the rest of the way". "He will not be with the team [Wednesday night] and at this point I don't have a clear time frame for when he will return, but I think it will be at least a couple of days". [Full Article...]

Aaron Finch taunts Australian Cricket Board amidst revenue dispute

Aaron Finch taunts Australian Cricket Board amidst revenue dispute Cricket Australia (CA) expressed its disappointment with the players and their decision to withdraw from Australia A's tour of South Africa amid the ongoing pay dispute, though the governing body remains hopeful of reaching a resolution. There are fears now that the pay row could scupper next month's Test tour to Bangladesh, the one-day global series in India in September and even the Ashes agains... [Full Article...]

Andre Roberson, Thunder Reportedly Agree to 3-Year, $30 Million Contract

Andre Roberson, Thunder Reportedly Agree to 3-Year, $30 Million Contract Free-agent contracts can't be signed until Thursday. He is able to guard at least three positions and shoulders a lot of the defensive burden to allow MVP Russell Westbrook to save some of his energy for the other end of the floor. Roberson, an National Basketball Association all-defensive second team choice in 2017, has been an integral part of the Thunder's defensive identity and his value to ... [Full Article...]

UFC 213: Amanda Nunes deserves a greater spotlight

UFC 213: Amanda Nunes deserves a greater spotlight The list included women's bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes, Valentina Shevchenko , Yoel Romero , Robert Whittaker , Michael Johnson , and Justin Gaethje . Her 4.69 strikes landed per minute is the best among ranked 135-pound fighters. Nunes, like Conor McGregor , is a fighter who will likely always be troubled by the limits of her stamina. [Full Article...]

Wimbledon 2017: Stan Wawrinka Faces First Round Exit, Loses to Daniil Medvedev

Wimbledon 2017: Stan Wawrinka Faces First Round Exit, Loses to Daniil Medvedev I had some problem with the knee with Queen's, so that was not the way I wanted to get ready for this tournament, Today was tough. It was giving me quite a lot of trouble moving to certain shots and getting into certain positions. This is a guy who is capable of making cranky Murray frustrated and anxious. He had no answers when asked what comes next, including how much time he might need to ... [Full Article...]

AFL's Fahour to plead guilty to strike

AFL's Fahour to plead guilty to strike Mr Fahour is set to face a tribunal hearing on Wednesday night in Melbourne, and no official comment has been made yet by AFL chief executive Gillon McLachlan. The single knockout punch has ended Fahour's professional and playing career. The AFL is expected to make an announcement on Thursday morning. After the hearing Fahour expressed his love for the game. [Full Article...]

Kvitova stunned at Wimbledon, Konta wins

Kvitova stunned at Wimbledon, Konta wins But the player, who needed four hours of surgery and spent three months without even touching a racket, says she never bought into the hype and conceded she had struggled physically in her 6-3 1-6 6-2 loss to Brengle. The Belarusian, ranked 683rd, broke the Russian's serve in the sixth game on her way to taking the opening set. Venus Williams hopes to be able to bring up a century of Wimbledo... [Full Article...]

LaVar Ball And Family Reportedly Getting Reality Show On Facebook

LaVar Ball And Family Reportedly Getting Reality Show On Facebook To get a taste of what the Facebook project could be like, check out the SportsCenter feature below - the video might as well be a trailer for the reality show. The Ball family getting a show isn't a surprise since LaVar hinted at the possibility of a show on Undisputed in March. "If you don't, fine", Ball said of the then-unannounced reality show in March. [Full Article...]


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