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Bolt loses relay gold

Carter and his attorneys still have 20 days to submit an appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport, a process that can cost up to $13 million. "Things happen in life so when it's confirmed or whatever, if I need to give back my gold medal I'd ha...

Evergreen Venus Williams defies the odds to keep Australian Open dream alive

Another all-Williams final is on the cards with Serena the hot favourite to beat unseeded Croat Mirjana Lucic-Baroni in the other semi-final late Thursday. "This means so much, especially because she played so well, I had to play defence for so long"...

Match Reports: Celta Vigo 2-2 Real Madrid

The Celts earned a first half advantage when Danilo turned the ball into his own net, his second own goal in his last three appearances. Celta Vigo held their fancied opponents Real Madrid to dump them out of the Copa del Rey. "Today is to congratu...

Aitor Karanka slams Gaston Ramirez for forcing move

Arsenal are certain to keep a close eye on Calum Chambers' status, with Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka confirming that the versatile defender, now on a season-long loan at the Riverside Stadium, could be sidelined for up to a month due to an inj...

Venus overcomes Pavlyuchenkova to reach semis

Tennis' famed Williams sisters - Venus and Serena - have made it to the final of the 2017 Australian Open women's singles final. Venus Williams (36) booked their passage to the semi-final of the first Grand Slam of the year on Tuesday, while Se...

Yordano Ventura, Kansas City Royals pitcher, killed in accident

Royals general manager Dayton Moore mourned the loss of Ventura - who helped lead his team to its first World Series title in 30 years in 2015 - in a statement released to ESPN. From 2003 to 2006, Marte was ranked by Baseball America as the 40th-,...

Embiid, Porzingis to spark World in NBA Rising Stars Challenge

The Rising Stars Challenge is set for 8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 17 in New Orleans, the first day of the NBA's All-Star festivities, and pits 10 rookie and sophomore players from the USA against 10 such players from around the world. The game now feature...

Late Show: 10-Man Arsenal Beat Burnley To Go 2nd

That came in added time when substitute Francis Coquelin caught Ashley Barnes as he burst into the box and Gray clipped his penalty straight down the middle. In stepped Alexis Sanchez, who has been Arsenal's messiah for a while now, with his compos...

Angelique Kerber survives meltdown in Australian Open on her birthday

World number 1 and defending champion Angelique Kerber played anoher mediocre match but she got through by 6-2 6-7 (3) 6-2 against compatriot Carina Witthoeft in 2 hours and 8 minutes, on her 29th birthday! In the tiebreaker, she led 3-2 but double...

Carmelo Anthony says he hasn't considering waiving no-trade clause

This past week gave us a clear indication as to how bad the Knicks are as a franchise. A bad charge call on Derrick Rose and a blatant no call on his drive to the hoop in the final seconds helped cost the Knicks another game they had in their con...

Bottas replaces Rosberg at Mercedes F1

Hamilton won 10 of the 21 races past year but was beaten overall by Rosberg, the rival he has measured himself against since they were boyhood team mates in karting and who won nine races. But weathering the storm makes you more resilient and we see ...

Ezekiel Elliott wants closure on National Football League domestic violence investigation

If there was something to find, which there's not, they would've found it by now. Police in Aventura, Florida, were also called to Elliott's apartment in February to investigate an altercation involving the same woman, according to a report by USA T...

Chinese FA reduces limit on foreign players

China last month broke the Asian transfer record for the fifth time in a year when Shanghai SIPG paid Chelsea 60 million euros for Brazilian midfielder Oscar. Previously the rule was "4+1" - four foreigners of any nationality plus one Asian in a matc...

Ronaldo equals LaLiga penalty record as Real Madrid lose

Real Madrid's 40-match unbeaten run came to an end as Sevilla scored twice late on to secure a 2-1 victory in a thrilling conclusion to Sunday's LaLiga encounter. Both teams hassled and harried in a tense opening 45, with both Sergio Rico and Keylo...

Payet putting West Ham in sticky situation

Want-away West Ham playmaker Dmitri Payet will get his wish, and will leave the Hammers , according to Richard Keys. "I think we have answered a few of the critics , 100%", he said. Michail Antonio recorded three assists for West Ham , who snapp...

Match Reports: West Ham United v Crystal Palace

That's the first thing to put right at a struggling club and at the moment we don't know how to get that result. The Gunners now find themselves in a complicated position as their efforts to bind superstars and pivotal players such as Alexis Sanche...

Walter Mazzarri wants Watford to win for Graham Taylor against Middlesbrough

After his controversial appointment in 1990, Taylor took England to the 1992 European Championships in Sweden but saw his side exit at the group stage having failed to beat the hosts, Denmark or France in their three games. Taylor returned to Watford...

Chelsea lining up double swoop for Michail Antonio and Jonas Hector

Antonio has scored eight goals in 19 league starts and this, coupled with his versatility, has ignited Conte's interest in the player. Conte, whose side hammered Leicester 3-0 in that October 15 battle of the last two champions after also beating...

There are some health factors going into Sunday's game

Fantasy Impact Packers head coach Mike McCarthy added that there is "no chance that Nelson practices today or tomorrow. I'm probably going to know more about where Jordy stands come Friday". Davante Adams came through with eight catches for 125 yard...

Chelsea's Kenedy tipped for Bournemouth loan

He will be free to feature for the Blues in their cup run after he was excluded from Bournemouth's FA Cup defeat at Millwall. However, the 21-year-old has been greatly influential for the Bournemouth side after breaking into the first team ...

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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...