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Tokyo 2020 venues stay at original sites

That's the call from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today as cost overruns and a possible $30 billion bill for 2020 plague the run-up to Tokyo's 2020 event and the Lausanne-based organisation starts to feel the weight of budgetary pressure...

Love revels in record-breaking first quarter

Kyrie Irving scored 19 of his 25 points in the first quarter. Love's first-quarter outburst was the second-most points ever scored by a player in the National Basketball Association, trailing only the 37 scored by the Warriors' Klay Thompson in t...

Antoine Griezmann claims he'd love to play in the Premier League

Griezmann then added more fuel to the fire in a recent interview with Telefoot by explaining how he would prefer a move to the Premier League over Ligue 1. However, he admits he has a tough task in winning the award given he faces competition fro...

Panthers lose first game of road trip to Hurricanes

Michael Leighton is back in the National Hockey League. Jean-Gabriel Pageau and Mark Stone scored in the second period. He was playing in place of Cam Ward, who was in the net for the previous nine games. A stretch pass from Victor Rask found Skin...

Ex-Rider Tony Gabriel thrilled as Redblacks win Grey Cup

For the first time in over 40 years the Grey Cup belongs to an Ottawa football team! Tony Gabriel of Ottawa is mobbed by fellow players and fans after scoring the winning touchhdown in the dying moments of the 1976 Grey Cup game in Toronto.

Spurs must learn from Champions League exit, says Pochettino

We will play in Wembley", Pochettino said. White Hart Lane does not meet UEFA requirements for Champions League matches but the governing body has a different set of regulations for the Europa League , meaning Spurs could feasibly ask to return to...

NZ holds 67-run 1st innings lead in 1st test vs

Overnight batsmen, Jeet Raval and Henry Nicholls, were gone in the first four overs with Raval unable to add to his overnight 55 and Nicholls adding only one run to be gone for 30. Cameos from Tim Southee (22) and Wagner (21) ensured New Zealand ...

Topping Champions League group is unlikely admits Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger

The result gives PSG a better head-to-head record in Group A, because of away goals scored. Arsenal were already assured of a place in the last 16 but must now outperform PSG in the final group games if they are to avoid qualifying in second place ...

Las Vegas Golden Knights, NHL's 31st Franchise Name, Logo Unveiled

Foley said Tuesday, "We selected "Knights" because knights are the defenders of the realm and protect those who can not defend themselves". "They are the elite warrior class", Foley said. A secondary logo incorporates the Fabulous Las Vegas St...

Messi double guides Barcelona to 2-0 win at Celtic

While their progression on the face of it may have been straightforward in Group C, this match was anything but. Morgan had some semblance of revenge in the 41st minute, however, making a lunging, right-handed save on Suarez's free header after Mes...

Obama, Trump hold wide-ranging conversation during first post-election meeting

Staff listen as President Barack Obama speaks about the election results, Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, in the Rose Garden at the White House. The meeting was supposed to last 10 minutes. Vice president-elect Mike Pence was also meeting with House Speaker...

Alan Branch Facing 4 Game Suspension

It is worth noting that in order for a player to receive a four-game suspension he has to violate the leagues policy four total times. Tested positive for marijuana. Both Brown and Valentine are smaller defensive tackles in comparison to Branch, by 3...

QB Tommy Armstrong Jr. returns from helmet-to-turf collision

But they already led 24-3 when Armstrong was forced out of the game. It felt like September, what with a full day of tailgating in brilliant sunshine warm enough that one parking lot attendant on the west side of Ohio Stadium wore shorts.

Pep glad to have Yaya back

Toure, left out of the team for three months in an unseemly stand-off between him, Guardiola and the player's agent Dimitri Seluk, was welcomed back from exile and celebrated his shock recall with both goals in City's 2-1 win at Crystal Palace.

Dana White: Conor McGregor's next fight won't happen before May

With speculation running rampant about featherweight and lightweight champion Conor McGregor's next fight, UFC President Dana White announced this morning that we won't see "THe Notorious" back in the cage until at least May. His next fight was a n...

Porsche Reveals Mid-Engined 911 RSR

With the new RSR , Porsche has essentially turned the 911 into a mid-engined vehicle. The engine is mated to a six-speed sequential gearbox. "How do you like our new and latest fighting machine?" The new 911 RSR's serviceability has also been si...

Is Klay Thompson Actually Being Traded?

Kerr, though, has insisted that there is no truth in Scalabrine's claims. It's also hard to imagine what the Celtics would offer the Warriors that would be appealing enough for them to move Thompson. Scalabrine was discussing the rumor with Frank...

Texans beat Jaguars 24-21 for 1st road victory of season

Since then, they have 17 punts, three field goals and three turnovers - all interceptions this season - in their initial possessions. They raised their divisional mark to 3-0 this season with a 24-21 win at Jacksonville. The ball bounced up and lande...

Louisville men's soccer earns No. 4 overall seed for NCAA Tournament

The sophomore forward leads the team in scoring with nine goals and five assists for 23 points. As a result, each of the three schools is set to host second-round games Sunday. The Blue Hens head to Rhode Island to tangle with Providence in a fir...

Murray wins in his debut as the world's top-ranked player

But, in the midst of a 19-match winning streak, Murray won't want to concede the world No.1 spot any time soon. It appeared Wawrinka might have awoken when he ripped a forehand victor down the line from outside the doubles alley in the eighth game ...

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Many Bostonians Will Be Pulling For Conor McGregor In Floyd Mayweather Fight

Conor McGregor's biggest disclosed fight purse in the UFC was $3m for his second fight with Nate Diaz, but the Dubliner is set to make ten times that amount when he steps into...

Blake Bortles announced as Jacksonville Jaguars starting quarterback, beating out Chad Henne

Through two preseason games this season, Bortles is 11 of 18 for 81 yards with no touchdowns and no picks, while Henne is 11-16 for 183 yards with one TD. Both Bortles and Chad He...

Giants' Beckham, Jr. Could Miss Season Opener vs. Cowboys

The Beckham injury is more severe than the Sterling Shepard sprained ankle that scared the Giants early in training camp - Shepard was running less than a week after going ...

Nasri quits Man City

Nasri, who has always been on the fringes of the Citizens squad, spent last season on loan at La Liga side Sevilla, despite being asked to remain at the Etihad by manager Pep Guar...

Winning Numbers Drawn for $430 Million Powerball

This is the 19th straight time the drawing has come up flat. According to the Powerball website , the one-time cash payout on Thursday for the jackpot now would be $324.2 millio...

Richard Perez compares Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz's chances against Floyd Mayweather

McGregor manoeuvred his way into such a lucrative fight partly through his clever use of social media, but after insisting he found the videos "light-hearted", he became defensive...

Maria Sharapova awarded main draw wildcard at US Open

Sharapova was already guaranteed a place in the qualifying draw at Flushing Meadows by virtue of her world ranking of No 148. "Her suspension under the terms of the tennis anti-...

Transfer revolution: Window to shut before Premier League season starts next year

Barcelona would not be bound by a Premier League deadline, nor would the likes of Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain or Bayern Munich, so England's most powerful clubs would find the...

Sergio Aguero strikes as Manchester City spoil Brighton's Premier League debut

Former Manchester City and Everton defender Sylvain Distin believes Pep Guardiola's transfer business could be a gamble as a number of new recruits have arrived without Prem...

Former Big Spring Steer Ryan Tannehill will have season-ending ACL surgery

Tannehill left the Dolphins' practice on Thursday after his knee appeared to buckle in a non-contact situation. Miami and fellow quarterback Jay Cutler agreed to a one...

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Chelsea Offer £25 Million For Arsenal Midfielder

Chelsea Offer £25 Million For Arsenal Midfielder

Chelsea have increased their offer for Arsenal winger Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, according to the Daily Star . Manchester United are not understood to be interested in Oxlade-C...

There's a new Conor McGregor song and it's VERY catchy

There's a new Conor McGregor song and it's VERY catchy

Mayweather said that it made him think about those who fought for civil rights and what they had to deal with. With the long-anticipated fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. "...

Vince Wilfork announces retirement in tweet sponsored by grilling company

Vince Wilfork announces retirement in tweet sponsored by grilling company

Wilfork, shirtless and adorned in denim overalls sporting his number 75, can be seen dancing and pulling ribs from a Kingsford smoker. Wilfork started as a first-round pick in ...

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Ravens Meeting "Resistance" From Owner Steve Bisciotti Regarding Signing Colin Kaepernick

Kaepernick has become a polarizing figure after he protested the national anthem last season and he has been unable to find a new job since. Bisciotti wouldn't be the only Natio...

White Sox place Willy Garcia on 7-day DL with concussion

White Sox place Willy Garcia on 7-day DL with concussion

A more serious injury would definitely be a step back for Moncada. However, the White Sox have just released statements that sure seem like best-case scenarios - so far - for t...