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2017-06-22
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Germany and Chile missed out on the chance to book their place in the semi-finals of the 2017 Confederations Cup on Thursday as they played out an entertaining 1-1 draw at the..
San Antonio Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge is apparently on the trade block, but Paul Pierce isn't impressed by his value. When asked on ESPN's The Jump if Aldridge was worth a to..
The Minnesota Timberwolves are doing what they can to add an established veteran on the night of the NBA draft. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical, the team is interes..
The NFL's highest-paid quarterback is rarely the NFL's best quarterback. He's simply the most recent really good quarterback to sign a new contract. But the NFL's highest-paid quar..
Ahead of their highly anticipated Aug. 26 fight, Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor received invitations to appear on WWE Raw from Superstar Triple H on Tuesday. In an interview w..
The New York Knicks' asking price for Kristaps Porzingis continues to exceed what interested teams are willing to trade for the power forward ahead of the 2017 NBA draft Thursday n..
NBA veteran Vince Carter said during an interview on ESPN's The Jump on Wednesday that he would be open to taking a pay cut to join a contender next season. "I'm open for..
Oscar De La Hoya is unhappy with the date chosen for Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s fight with Conor McGregor, as he says the Aug. 26 matchup clashes with Gennady Golovkin's bout with Saul..
Cameroon and Australia battled to a 1-1 stalemate at the Krestovsky Stadium in Saint Petersburg, Russia, on Thursday to leave both teams in jeopardy of an early Confederations..
Frank Kush, who coached the Arizona State University football team for more than two decades starting in 1958, died Thursday at age 88. Arizona Sports passed along the news, which ..
On the heels of Hall of Fame defensive tackle Warren Sapp pledging to donate his brain for concussion research, Hall of Fame quarterback John Elway weighed in Wednesday. When asked..
Leading up to the NBA draft on Thursday, trade rumors erupted across the league. As teams look to their scouts to find the next star players, general managers and team presidents w..
Thursday's NBA draft is the first big date of the NBA offseason, kicking off what should be a wild summer in the league.  Many of the game's stars are set to hit the free agen..
Boston Red Sox legend David Ortiz will have a street near Fenway Park renamed in his honor during a ceremony Thursday. The Associated Press (via Sports Illustrated) reported Yawkey..
According to Algerian outlet Le Buteur (h/t Metro), Mahrez wants a move to Arsenal, "where he is said to believe a dressing room full of French speakers would accelerate his acclim..
During a workout Wednesday in preparation for his Aug. 26 clash with Conor McGregor, Floyd Mayweather employed some self-motivational tactics. According to TMZ Sports, the 40-year-..
There's going to be action at Major League Baseball's July 31 trade deadline. It's the trade deadline. That's what it's there for. How much action, however, is up to the American L..
In this era of "embrace debate," it's hard to find any consensus in sports. Ask analysts or fans who the best quarterback in the league is and you won't get 100 percent of the crow..
Former Chelsea star and current Shanghai SIPG midfielder Oscar has been banned for eight Chinese Super League fixtures after he sparked a brawl in a recent match against Guang..
Barcelona's 2016/17 campaign didn't go exactly as planned, as despite winning the Supercopa de Espana and Copa del Rey, they finished behind archrivals and eventual winners Real Ma..
Spain can afford to rest stars in their match against Serbia on Friday in the 2017 European Under-21 Championship after winning their first two games in Group B. The Span..
Billups has yet to accept the offer to serve as the Cavaliers' president of basketball operations, per ESPN.com's Brian Windhorst.  USA Today's Sam Amick broke down why Billup..
According to Sam Amico of Fox Sports Ohio, the team has "been contacted by just about every team, if not all." The team will now have to evaluate all offers before making a decisio..
New York Knicks president Phil Jackson openly discussed potential moves around the franchise Wednesday night with Al Trautwig of MSG Networks. One of the big stories leading up to ..
2017-06-21
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Michael Scotto of Basketball Insiders first reported the news. David Aldridge of Turner Sports also confirmed the news. Frazier averaged 7.1 points and 5.2 assists in 65 games with..
On the eve of the 2017 NBA Draft, projected top-five pick Josh Jackson has agreed to an endorsement deal with Under Armour.  Kris Stone, Under Armour Senior Director of B..
Sportsnet provided a look at the 20-year-old on the latest edition of the hockey video game: The game will be available worldwide on September 15, per Sportsnet's Steven Loung. EA ..
In an interview with TMZ Sports, Ice Cube said Billups was leaving the BIG3 league, which will debut on June 24, for a job in the NBA: ESPN's Dave McMenamin reported Tues..
Green Bay Packers defensive tackle Letroy Guion was reportedly arrested in Honolulu on a charge of operating a vehicle under the influence of an intoxicant early Wednesda..
Speaking to reporters Wednesday, Clifford explained he understands Howard well enough to know what it will take to get him back to playing at a star level.  “I know what he ha..
Texas Rangers outfielder Nomar Mazara cranked a solo home run on the first pitch of his fifth-inning at-bat Tuesday against Toronto Blue Jays starter Francisco Liriano. In doing so..
Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager went 4-for-5 with three home runs and a double during Tuesday's 12-0 blowout victory over the New York Mets. In doing so, he became the s..
An hour after the final home game of his four-month college basketball career, the likely No. 1 pick in the NBA draft swings open the glass door to JOEY Kitchen, an upscale joint a..
The National Hockey League announced the full slate of home openers for 2017-18 regular season Thursday afternoon. Jon Rosen of LAKingsInsider.com shared the schedule of games..
Arsenal's hopes of potentially signing AS Monaco striker Kylian Mbappe may have been buoyed after a source close to the player talked up Gunners manager Arsene Wenger. Speaking to ..
Al Franco, the father of injured featherweight boxer Daniel Franco, confirmed his son has been brought out of his medically induced coma and is now breathing without the use of a t..
Bayern Munich are reportedly in contact with Romelu Lukaku's agent Mino Raiola over a potential move for the Everton forward as uncertainty remains over the future of Robert L..
Ligue 1 champions AS Monaco have signed Barcelona academy product Jordi Mboula on a five-year deal. Club vice-president Vadim Vasilyev confirmed the deal on the club's official web..
New York City FC's David Villa heads Team of the Week 40 having hit an 87 rating with his latest in-form card in FIFA 17's Ultimate Team. Major League Soccer stars domina..
Bayern Munich have threatened any potential clubs seeking to speak to under-contract Robert Lewandowski with legal action amid rumours Manchester United and Chelsea have approached..
Fact: Corey Seager had his second career three-homer game in the Los Angeles Dodgers' 12-0 win over the New York Mets on Tuesday night. He joins Duke Snider, Shawn Green and Adrian..
Al Franco, the father of injured featherweight boxer Daniel Franco, confirmed his son has been brought out of his medically induced coma and is now breathing without the use of a t..
While most of the NBA offseason talk has involved players under contract who might get shipped off to other teams, the NBA's 2017 free agent class is bound to steal the headli..
Basketball Hall of Fame member Shaquille O'Neal believes the New York Knicks should make Kristaps Porzingis the face of the franchise rather than deal him away amid recent trade sp..
The Washington Wizards reportedly came to terms on an agreement Tuesday to own and operate an NBA G League team beginning in 2018-19. According to Todd Dybas of the Washington..
The conundrum of a football fan, Gronk's partying ways and the Washington team name all are worth pondering as beach season begins.        1. A Thin Line B..
Chelsea and Manchester United have both held talks with the representatives of Bayern Munich star Robert Lewandowski, with London his preferred destination and the Red Devils said ..
Barcelona will reportedly add Santos' Lucas Lima on a free transfer when the 26-year-old's contract expires in January.  Per Fox Sports Brazil (h/t Marca), a deal ha..
Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil were part of Arsenal's home kit launch on Wednesday, as Puma revealed a sleek and minimalist design based on the classic Gunners template.  Apart..
The Los Angeles shortstop belted a two-run home run in the first inning, a solo shot in the fourth and a three-run bomb in the fifth to rack up six RBI in the span of four plate ap..
Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman and left fielder Cody Bellinger on Tuesday became the first rookie in Major League Baseball history to hit 10 home runs in a 10-game span, accordi..
2017-06-20
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Even though Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo wasn't disciplined by Major League Baseball for sliding into San Diego Padres catcher Austin Hedges on Monday, he did violate M..
"No, no, I think that's garbage, man," McCollum said of the notion the Warriors are bad for the game. "I think they've done things the right way. It's not like they cheated. They d..
The Cavs announced Monday they would not renew the contract of David Griffin, leaving the team without a GM. Should Billups join Cleveland's front office, he may not take over as G..
Oklahoma reportedly has already shown its faith in Lincoln Riley by signing the new football coach to a five-year deal, according to Bruce Feldman of Fox Sports.  The fully gu..
Chelsea have reportedly shown interest in Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski, per reports in Poland. The Blues are said to have made their interest clear to the Bundesliga gi..
Count Triple H among those who felt underwhelmed by the finish of the women's ladder match during the Money in the Bank pay-per-view Sunday night.  In an interview with Sky Sp..
Arizona State picked up a key commitment for its 2018 recruiting class Tuesday in the form of coveted running back Demetrious Flowers. Greg Biggins of Fox Sports confirmed the offe..
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has said how much his squad still needs Olivier Giroud, amid rumours the French striker could leave during this summer's transfer window. Giroud has b..
Conor McGregor would become a "folk hero" if he kicked Floyd Mayweather in their much-anticipated boxing clash August 26, according to UFC commentator Joe Rogan. The long-rumoured ..
Hall of Fame defensive lineman Warren Sapp wrote Tuesday on the Players' Tribune he plans to donate his brain to science in order to aid research into chronic traumatic enceph..
On Tuesday, the NBA released the names of the 20 prospects who will be in the green room for Thursday's 2017 NBA draft at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.     &..
Former Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis is reportedly set to join Fox Sports after spending three years with ESPN as an NFL analyst. Michael McCarthy of Sporting News first re..
Sugar Ray Leonard believes Conor McGregor's best tactic for his match against Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Aug. 26 will be to "duck" the punches.     Although Leonard believes..
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Tuesday his relationship with New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft was "never strained" despite the Deflategate controversy. Goodell discusse..
That's according to Carlos Carpio of the Madrid-based daily Marca, which reported the Portuguese tactician will instead target Alvaro Morata.  According to the report, Mo..
Argentinian football legend Diego Maradona has hit back at Juventus star Dani Alves, for saying he isn't comparable to Lionel Messi because he cheated to win a game during the 1986..
Paris Saint-Germain are reportedly considering a move for Giovanni Simeone, son of Atletico Madrid manager Diego, as a back-up option to Edinson Cavani.  Per Le10sport (v..
LaVar Ball once again expressed confidence Monday that his son, Lonzo Ball, will go No. 2 overall in the 2017 NBA draft to the Los Angeles Lakers. In an interview with TMZ Sports, ..
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho will become the latest high-profile subject of a tax fraud investigation by the Spanish government. Per Reuters (h/t BBC Sport's Richard Con..
The 2017 NBA draft is just days away, and there's suddenly movement at the top of the board thanks to the Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers. "Trade between Philly and Boston wi..
Arturo Vidal could be set to headline Team of the Week 40 when EA Sports announce the latest round of FIFA 17 Ultimate Team upgrades on Wednesday, in a lineup that might also featu..
Tottenham Hotspur reportedly have until the end of June to agree a permanent deal for goalkeeper Pau Lopez, or he will return to parent club Espanyol.  Per Tom Collomosse..
On Monday, Sky Sports News HQ reported the Citizens were preparing an offer for the Gabon international, sending the club's fans into a frenzy. However, multiple outlets have ..
AS Roma star Mohamed Salah is reportedly just a few details away from signing with Liverpool, as he's set to join the Reds in a deal worth €45 million (£39.4 million).  T..
Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has said the club are yet to receive a bid for Cristiano Ronaldo, and defended his player amid allegations he committed tax fraud.  He t..
Paris Saint-Germain winger Lucas Moura has admitted he could leave Unai Emery's side this summer for another European club, but he is yet to receive any offers.  The Brazilian..
James acknowledged the championship he strived for when he returned to Cleveland after his stint with the Miami Heat and expressed his appreciation for the general manager's role i..
2017-06-19
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Chris Granger announced Monday he has stepped down as president of the Sacramento Kings. The Sacramento Bee's Ailene Voisin shared a statement from Granger explaining his decision:..
While many fans joked every decision the team made went through him for approval, LeBron James was apparently kept in the dark about the impending departure of Cleveland Cavaliers ..
SmackDown Live general manager Daniel Bryan offered his take on what WWE could do to improve its current product.  NBC Sports' Scott Dargis asserted his belief that WWE f..
According to Colin Mafham of the Express, Blues owner Roman Abramovich might consider allowing Eden Hazard to join the UEFA Champions League holders in a sensational swap..
The Boston Celtics likely aren't done dealing after trading the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft. If common sense prevails, moving down in the draft order wasn't about Markelle Fultz, w..
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell took issue with the notion teams are blackballing free-agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick from the league. "All want to get better, and if they see a..
LaVar Ball apparently isn't unique in his attempt to force his son to a specific team. According to former Minnesota Timberwolves general manager David Kahn, Stephen Curry was push..
According to Sky Sports News HQ, the Blues will have to battle with Premier League rivals Manchester City and Liverpool if they are to snap up the 23-year-old midfielder: Oxlade-Ch..
Los Angeles Clippers Austin Rivers told TMZ Sports he'd decline an invite to the White House to be honored by President Donald Trump in the event the Clippers won an NBA title. Whe..
Ice Cube is willing to help avoid a scheduling conflict with the superfight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor as long as the promoters behind the bout are willing to meet..
According to Sky Sports, City are preparing an offer to bring the talented BVB star to English football during the summer. Aubameyang has developed into one of the greatest at..
The Boston Celtics have a new look at the NBA draft after trading back from No. 1 to No. 3, and the result is new prospects to evaluate. According to Dave McMenamin of ESPN, this i..
UFC President Dana White knows what could be at stake for Conor McGregor in his upcoming fight against Floyd Mayweather. "Listen, if McGregor knocks him out he'll be the biggest st..
The rest of the NBA pulled off a rather remarkable feat over the past few days, drowning out the noise around the Los Angeles Lakers with stunning predraft developments. Well,..
Germaine de Randamie has been stripped of her UFC women's featherweight championship after refusing to defend her title against Cris "Cyborg" Justino, the promotion annou..
Luka Modric is reportedly being investigated for perjury by Croatian authorities in relation to his testimony in Zdravko Mamic's corruption trial. Football writer Aleksandar Holiga..
CLEVELAND — With rumors of another LeBron James departure from Cleveland swirling—this time to a team out West—it doesn't take much to conjure memories of the last time James left...
The NFL is notorious for having a 365-day sports news cycle, but with professional basketball being as popular as it's ever been since Michael Jordan played for the Chicago Bulls, ..
The first two days of the 2017 College World Series were filled with optimism about starting strong. By Monday, the feeling slowly turns to a time of desperation. And one team will..
Bayern Munich have denied reports linking them with Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo in a post they've branded the "hoax of the day."  Bayern chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge ..
Cristiano Ronaldo has reportedly told Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane he is being "treated like a criminal" in Spain amid allegations he committed tax fraud. Per the Mirror's J..
Football fans will be talking about Leicester City's Premier League title triumph in 100 years' time, but there's another reason the 2015/16 season will go down in history—one that..
The British & Irish Lions face the Chiefs in the sixth match of their 2017 tour of New Zealand on Tuesday. The Lions will be aiming for their fourth win from the tour and back-..
Barcelona are reportedly preparing to activate their buy-back clause in Gerard Deulofeu's Everton contract. According to The Telegraph's Chris Bascombe, the Blaugrana are set to br..
Portugal and Spain will meet in a crucial match at the 2017 UEFA Under-21 European Championship at Gdynia Stadium, Poland, on Tuesday. Both teams got off to winning starts in Group..
AC Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma received death threats while holding talks with his club over a new contract, according to his agent Mino Raiola.  Per the Mirror's Ja..
2017-06-18
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The Cleveland Cavaliers are looking into a potential trade that could land them Paul George from the Indiana Pacers, according to Sam Amico of Fox Sports Ohio. While there have bee..
According to Gianluca Di Marzio (h/t Metro), the Portuguese icon has instructed Jorge Mendes to do "everything" in his power to arrange a romantic reunion with ..
The Los Angeles Lakers won't prioritize trading for Paul George over holding on to their promising young players, ESPN.com's Ramona Shelburne reported Sunday.  According to Th..
Free-agent NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick posted a picture on social media this week comparing modern police officers to fugitive slave patrols. Here's a look at the message Kaep..
Ronaldo has caused a stir by saying he wants to leave Real Madrid, after helping the club win a third UEFA Champions League crown in four years, per Dan Roan of BBC Sport..
Michael Jordan won six NBA titles during his career—three more than LeBron James currently owns—but the distinction doesn't matter to Robert Horry. "That don't matter," Horry said ..
It doesn't get much more entertaining than this—days before the 2017 NBA draft, reports surfaced suggesting the Boston Celtics moved the top selection. This year's draft had its in..
The 2017 College World Series is underway in Omaha, Nebraska, and two teams have already moved closer to their dream of a dogpile near the pitcher's mound. Oregon State, the No. 1 ..
England and Slovakia face off in a crucial Group A clash at the Kolporter Arena, in Kielce, Poland, on Monday in the 2017 UEFA Under-21 Championship. With only the group winne..
After Andre Ward defeated Sergey Kovalev via TKO in the eighth round on Saturday night, the post-fight press conference turned into a sea of chaos involving fans and Main Events CE..
For the second time in seven months, Andre Ward has defeated Sergey Kovalev, this time via TKO to retain the WBA, IBF, WBO and Ring light-heavyweight titles Saturday.&nbs..
TNT's David Aldridge first reported the sides agreed to a deal that will send the No. 1 pick to Philadelphia and will be finalized Monday, and the 76ers are expected to take Washin..
2017-06-17
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Five days after Royce Lewis was the No. 1 overall pick in the 2017 Major League Baseball draft, the shortstop from California has agreed to a contract with the Minnesota Twins. Per..
Andre Ward said he used Sergey Kovalev's racist post on social media as motivation leading up to their Saturday rematch. "He's culturally sound enough to know some of the things he..
Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor may be united in a venue fight before they ever fight each other. On Saturday, TMZ Sports wrote the Aug. 26 date for the much-anticipated fi..
For the first time since Floyd Mayweather Jr. confirmed the Aug. 26 superfight versus Conor McGregor, Money commented on the highly anticipated bout.  As seen in the foll..
Liverpool have already bid £28 million for the former Chelsea man, but Roma expect the Reds to return with more money, per Sky in Italy (h/t Sky Sports News HQ). The report reveale..
Friday brought a ton of buzz about the summit of the 2017 NBA draft class. According to ESPN's Marc Stein and Zach Lowe, the Philadelphia 76ers are looking to move up from No. 3 to..
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, a UCLA legend and a member of the Basketball Hall of Fame, believes outspoken parents like LaVar Ball are bad for college basketball because they create a "huc..
John G. Avildsen, a longtime film director who won an Academy Award for his work on the boxing classic Rocky, died Friday. He was 81. Jake Coyle and Anthony McCartney of the Associ..
With the Stanley Cup Final in the rearview mirror, the focus of all 31 NHL teams has officially shifted toward the 2017 NHL draft, set to begin Friday. The debate atop the draft is..
Coming off a close affair won by Ryan Blaney in Pocono, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series turns its attention to one of the season's more entertaining events in recent years, th..
Former NBA shooting guard Rashad McCants is planning to wear Lonzo Ball's signature shoe, the ZO2, when he takes part in the inaugural season of the Big3, a three-on-three basketba..
Former Real Madrid president Ramon Calderon has hinted a deal has been agreed between the Spanish giants and Manchester United that will see Alvaro Morata move to Old Trafford this..
2017-06-16
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During an appearance on the Road Trippin podcast hosted by Cavs teammates Richard Jefferson and Channing Frye, James denied Green's claims that he's responsible for start..
California bolstered their aerial attack after receiving the commitment of Nikko Remigio, who announced his decision to join the team Friday. Remigio told Scout.com's Rya..
Vanderbilt added another promising playmaker for the future Friday when it received a commitment from in-state wide receiver Camron Johnson. The wideout confirmed his decision..
LSU has denied head football coach Ed Orgeron is in violation of NCAA rules regarding satellite camps.  On Thursday, LSU's senior associate athletic director overseeing compli..
Kyle Larson will lead the field to the starting line in the 2017 FireKeepers Casino 400 on Sunday after posting the top speed in the final round of qualifying Friday afternoon at M..
In the wake of NBA draft prospect Markelle Fultz's workout with the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday, L.A. is reportedly considering maneuvering in order to land him. According to Jo..
Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said Friday on SiriusXM's MLB Network Radio (h/t Craig Calcaterra of NBC Sports) that V-Mart left the game after experiencing cold sweats, dizziness..
The smoke around the NBA doesn't get much thicker than this.  Each year, the final throes of smokescreen season kick up some of the wildest rumblings and dramatic last-minute ..
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Michael Floyd could be ordered to serve jail time after testing positive for alcohol during house arrest. On Friday, TMZ Sports reported Floyd's alc..
The University of Florida announced one-year contract extensions for head basketball coach Mike White and head football coach Jim McElwain on Friday. Edgar Thompson of the Orlando ..
Rickie Fowler may be leading the U.S. Open after carding a seven-under 65 in the first round at Erin Hills, Wisconsin, but a massive group of golfers is chasing the 28-year-old. A ..
Welcome back to The B/R Mag Show, your weekly does of sports, culture... and sports culture. First, hosts Dave Schilling and Natalie Weiner break down The Sports-Culture Power Rank..
The eight teams for the 2017 College World Series are set. Beginning on Saturday, June 17, Louisville, TCU, Cal State Fullerton, Oregon State, Florida, LSU, Texas A&M and Flori..
In the general election run-in, Kevin Keegan's iconic "Love It" rant from April 1996 was given a new lease of life as Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn's head was superimposed on the the..
Chelsea have reportedly offered Napoli £53 million to sign defender Kalidou Koulibaly this summer after failing with their first attempt to recruit the centre-back last year. ..
Paris Saint-Germain sporting director Antero Henrique is reportedly "seriously interested" in AC Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma and recently met with the Rossoneri ..
Antonio Conte reportedly "could quit" the Chelsea helm amid claims of "mutual tension" between the manager and the club's board as a result of uncertainty regarding their summer tr..
Tiemoue Bakayoko's proposed move to Chelsea from AS Monaco is reportedly "likely to happen" this summer, as he's said to have chosen the west Londoners over both Manchester United ..
Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo reportedly wishes to leave Spain amid allegations the four-time Ballon d'Or-winner defrauded the Spanish authorities of €14.7 million (£12.8..
Real Madrid have reportedly held talks with Monaco regarding a potential deal for teenage sensation Kylian Mbappe, but the Ligue 1 side do not want to part with him.  Accordin..
The 2017 Confederations Cup kicks off on Saturday, with hosts Russia taking on New Zealand. The competition serves as a dress rehearsal for next year's FIFA World Cup, and while it..
Spain will open their 2017 UEFA European Under-21 Championship campaign against Macedonia on Saturday in Gdynia, Poland. Finishing second in Group B may not be enough to secur..
Congressional Democrats and Republicans put aside their political differences Thursday to play in the traditional Congressional Baseball Game a day after a horrific shooting left L..
2017-06-15
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Rickie Fowler owns a one-shot lead following the first round of the 2017 U.S. Open at Erin Hills in Erin, Wisconsin. Fowler posted a seven-under 65 on Thursday. Paul Casey birdied ..
A former sparring partner for Conor McGregor doesn't have high hopes for the UFC star when he steps inside the ring with Floyd Mayweather. Chris van Heerden, who sparred with McGre..
For the second time in three years, the streets of Oakland filled with raucous Golden State Warriors fans celebrating an NBA championship. The Warriors held their championship cele..
Ohio State Buckeyes head coach Chris Holtmann suspended forward Derek Funderburk on Thursday for failure to meet team expectations, according to a statement relayed by CBS Spo..
Kentucky guard De'Aaron Fox had the best game of his college career in the Sweet 16 against Lonzo Ball and UCLA. Apparently, one of his primary motivations was to quiet the biggest..
Three women have filed a --- harassment lawsuit against former New York Giants quarterback and current NFL Alumni Association CEO Joe Pisarcik, according to TMZ.  According..
"I think the league is built on middle America, and most of the middle of America is predominantly a white crowd," Bennett said Wednesday, per ESPN.com's Sheil Kapadia. "That's jus..
Jordan Spieth faces an uphill battle to chase down his third major championship after firing a one-over 73 in Thursday's first round of the 2017 U.S. Open at Erin Hills in Erin, Wi..
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater hasn't been cleared to practice, but he has been throwing to receivers as part of individual drills, and so far the reviews have bee..
Andy Gonzalo always knows when the Nationals are playing. Even if he didn't have a schedule pinned in his office, the number of visitors to his parish on particular days is always ..
Promises, triangles and conditioning, it's all part of the 2017 NBA draft buzz leading up to decision day on June 22. The NBA will welcome a talented top-heavy class for the upcomi..
The Seattle Storm announced a partnership with Planned Parenthood—an organization focused on reproductive health care—on Thursday that will include a "celebration of support." ..
Pro Football Hall of Fame running back Emmitt Smith announced Wednesday the creation of the Legit app, which aims to help authenticate sports memorabilia. Smith sent out the follow..
Few teams face as much pressure and scrutiny as the Los Angeles Lakers this summer.  This isn't just a case of the Lakers being the Lakers, either. The folks in charge of the ..
Belhaven University head coach Hal Mumme confirmed he's been in contact with the NCAA about alleged actions by LSU head coach Ed Orgeron to block football camps. Justin Nails of 99..
Golf greats will gather at Erin Hills in Wisconsin this week as the 117th edition of the U.S. Open gets under way, and Dustin Johnson looks to become the first player since 19..
The 2017 U.S. Open got under way at Erin Hills in Wisconsin on Thursday, with defending champion and world No. 1 Dustin Johnson starting the tournament as favourite for another tri..
The Boston Red Sox and Mookie Betts reportedly engaged in discussions about a potential long-term contract extension last offseason, but the outfielder opted against the idea. Jon ..
It doesn't take long for me to lose boxer Andre Ward during an interview set up by the press team at HBO. Forty-seven seconds if you're counting—which I am, through the magic of mo..
Real Madrid will reportedly accept no less than €90 million (£78 million) for striker Alvaro Morata as negotiations with Manchester United have reached an impasse.  Migue..
Boxing fans will get to witness the sport at its highest level on Saturday with a much-anticipated rematch, as Sergey Kovalev (30-1-1, 26 KOs) looks to get revenge against Andre Wa..
Any manager would, given what Gonzalez has done for the Houston Astros this season. Who wouldn't love a guy versatile enough to start games at five different positions and good eno..
UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor is acutely aware of the potential lawsuit he will face if he throws a kick at Floyd Mayweather in their August 26 boxing superfight, ac..
Arsenal are reportedly ready to use striker Olivier Giroud as bait in their hopes to sign either AS Monaco wonderkid Kylian Mbappe or Lyon frontman Alexandre Lacazette. According t..
The president of Argentinian lower-league outfit Sport Pacifico has vowed to "expel" defender Federico Allende from the club after he admitted to pricking opponents with a needle i..
Manchester United are reportedly preparing to sell central defender Chris Smalling after the club completed its £31 million signing of Benfica star Victor Lindelof on Wednesday.&nb..
England begin their UEFA European U21 Championship campaign by facing Sweden in Poland on Friday. The young Three Lions will look to several Premier League stars to inspire them at..
The Los Angeles Times' Brad Turner confirmed the news. ESPN.com's Ramona Shelburne shed light on West's departure from the Warriors: When asked about the Clippers job, West told Sh..
2017-06-14
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Let’s get something out of the way before we truly get started—UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor is not going to beat Floyd Mayweather Jr. in a pure boxing match. There is no..
Details regarding the purse split for the August 26 fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor will not be made public anytime soon. According to MMA Fighting's Ariel He..
While boxing and MMA fans anticipate the mega-showdown between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor, the 49-0 boxer is already looking ahead.  On Wednesday, Darren Rovell of ES..
The New York Jets turned heads with a handful of questionable offseason moves, but running back Matt Forte isn't ready to punt on the upcoming season.        &n..
UFC President Dana White said he believes Conor McGregor will return to mixed martial arts after his fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr. in August. "I think we will [see him]. He wa..
Major League Baseball is granting its players additional freedom when it comes to their jerseys from Aug. 25-27 for Players Weekend.          On Wednesday,..
Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor will trade punches in a boxing match of epic proportions on August 26, and UFC president Dana White—who helped broker the fight—revealed det..
UFC President Dana White confirmed to TMZ Sports Wednesday that Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor will fight inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.  The Los Angeles Times' Lanc..
First, Floyd Mayweather announced the bout. Now we have the odds for his Aug. 26 return to the boxing ring against Conor McGregor.  OddsShark posted updated odds that sho..
If Danny Ainge is taking roster advice from Mark Wahlberg (doubtful), the Boston Celtics won't be picking Markelle Fultz with the No. 1 pick in next Thursday's NBA draft. In fact, ..
Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. and MMA superstar Conor McGregor announced they would be fighting on Aug. 26 in what promises to be one of the most intriguing matchups in fight ..
Marcus Thompson of the Mercury News quoted the Warriors guard, who said the team is yet to discuss a White House visit. Erroneous reports came out Tuesday morning saying ..
UFC star Conor McGregor trolled Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Instagram as their proposed Aug. 26 superfight inches closer.       With the caption, "THE FIGHT IS ON," McGr..
After months of anticipation, a fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor is finally happening.        The bout will take place Aug. 26 in Las Vegas..
Floyd Mayweather confirmed Wednesday his superfight against Conor McGregor will take place August 26 in Las Vegas.  Mayweather made things official with a post on Instagram:&n..
The Golden State Warriors brushing aside LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers over five games in the NBA Finals means the spotlight can fully shine on the NBA draft. Hardly a w..
The Cleveland Cavaliers had one. The Golden State Warriors had two, and they won in five games. There was more to the five-game clash of the NBA's elite, but it's indisputable that..
The Pittsburgh Penguins got to celebrate their second consecutive Stanley Cup title with an enthusiastic crowd that lined the city streets for a championship celebration Wednesday...
Former NBA Commissioner David Stern has responded to criticism leveled against him by HBO Sports' Bryant Gumbel in which Gumbel compared Stern to a "plantation overseer." "My ..
Needing to boost the talent and depth on their roster, the Dallas Mavericks will reportedly be making a run at free-agent brothers Jrue and Justin Holiday this summer.    ..
The move is a no-brainer for the Sixers, who have watched Covington develop into one of the league's more underrated three-and-D players over the past few seasons.  In 67 appe..
According to Tom Pelissero of USA Today, O'Brien insisted that scouts who questioned whether Watson was an accurate passer entering the draft were off-base: "First of all, his accu..
A solitary man runs virtually --- through the predawn darkness, trying to loosen his muscles for what he plans to do later that afternoon. Wearing only tight-fitting ---, h..
The 2017 U.S. Open will get underway on Thursday, June 15, at the Erin Hills golf course in Erin, Wisconsin, a first-time venue for the prestigious tournament and one expected to p..
Everton have reportedly sent officials to Italy to discuss deals for AC Milan forwards Gianluca Lapadula and Carlos Bacca, among others. According to Gianluca Di Marzio (via the&nb..
Leigh Griffiths will feature in Team of the Week 39 on Wednesday when EA Sports releases its latest round of upgrades for FIFA 17's Ultimate Team, while Michael Bradley's wond..
There are some thrilling pairings in the opening round of the 2017 U.S. Open on Thursday, with former winners Dustin Johnson, Jordan Spieth and Martin Kaymer grouped together. The ..
England's rugby union side play their second and final test of the tour against hosts Argentina in Santa Fe on Saturday after their epic 38-34 victory in San Juan last weekend. Edd..
No one yet knows what kind of team will line up in that game; there are simply too many variables. Pre-season form, injuries and, of course, the uncertainty over new arrivals mean ..
The U.S. Open will make its way to Erin Hills, Wisconsin, for the first time in its history this week as the competition begins anew on Thursday with an eager list of superstar tal..