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UFC receives two bids topping $4 billion to purchase company

WME, together with the Dalian Wanda Group, is competing with China Media Capital; the two groups have offered up to $4.1 billion for the UFC, the report said. White is expected to stay on in some capacity if the deal goes through. Despite 100 per...

Gordie Howe's family opens visitation and funeral to public

Those who had the privilege of seeing Gordie Howe play, those who saw him compile points while carving a path up and down the ice with his elbows, can attest to his greatness. Life Magazine's three-page spread on the bloodbath served as quite a det...

US, global stock markets weak ahead of Fed meeting

Federal Reserve soothed investors on edge over whether Britain will vote to leave the European Union. The Dow lost 57.66 (-0.33 percent) to close at 17,674.82. A British vote to leave the European Union would disrupt trade and investment relationsh...

Howe family to open doors of Joe Louis Arena for visitation

The cause of death was not announced, though his health had declined after he suffered two strokes in October 2014. Since this isn't a movie, Dave didn't go on to a successful hockey career. He was one of the best, if not the best as they say. Howe...

Walker orders Alaska flags lowered in remembrance of Orlando shooting

At least 50 people were killed and at least 53 more were hospitalized after a gunman opened fire at club Pulse Orlando early Sunday morning. It's the deadliest mass shooting in modern USA history. Flags should be flown at half-staff until sunset on...

Rookie Taillon dominates Mets in second career start

DiComo says there's still a "good chance" that Wright chooses to rehab his injury instead of surgery, but whatever the case, Wright is expected to arrive at a decision soon. Should Cole head to the disabled list, the Pirates have a capable replaceme...

Corinthians Tite to be coach Brazil's national team

The Brazilian FA ( CBF ) released a statement reading: 'The Brazilian Football Confederation announced on Tuesday the decision to dissolve the Brazilian national team's technical commitee. He had called for patience, insisting the five-time World Cu...

Ravens' tackle Eugene Monroe believes marijuana advocacy could hasten exit

The Ravens immediately open up $6.5 million of salary cap savings, and the dead money ($6.6 million) from Monroe's deal will be absorbed on their salary cap this year and next. The New York Giants wouldn't have used the No. 9 pick in the 2015 draft o...

Cowboys back McFadden breaks elbow, likely out to start camp

McFadden underwent surgery for a broken elbow on Tuesday after participating in OTAs. Free agent signee Alfred Morris and fourth overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft Ezekiel Elliott are also in the mix. In 2015, McFadden rushed for over 1,000 for the f...

El Salvador says confirms first case of microcephaly linked to Zika

The connection between Zika and microcephaly first came to light past year in Brazil, which has confirmed more than 1400 cases of microcephaly that it considers to be related to Zika infections in the mothers. Bruce Aylward, director of WHO's Outbr...

Scherzer Fans 11 to Lead Nationals to 4-1 Win Over Cubs

The Cubs (43-19) have been striking out a lot lately, so Scherzer was really the last guy the Cubs wanted to face. In this one, he struck out nine of the first 10 batters and victimized Dexter Fowler three times. It was the first time in six starts ...

Nova Scotia premier cheers local hero Sidney Crosby after Penguins' Cup victory

On December 12th, head coach Mike Johnston was sacked. You are part of our team, Crosby said. They deserved to win. Maybe, but for the Penguins the path might be smoother than most. "This team can stay together next year". The craziest National H...

Cavaliers beat Warriors, force Game 6

Here are the main takeaways from the Cavaliers' Game 4 loss. The Warriors weren't surprised Curry bounced back. That would be Draymond Green . The Warriors clinched last year's title with a Game 6 win on the Cavs' home floor. The Cavs led...

Baylor: No vote on fired Art Briles' employment status

Bleacher Report's Jason King also reported the news . Briles, 60, was 65-37 in eight seasons while taking the program to unprecedented heights. A vote on the matter may come down to the board of regents, who held a conference call yesterday.

Greg Anthony: Draymond Green Has 'Put the Series in Jeopardy' with Suspension

During the scuffle, James stepped on Green while the latter was guarding him prompting the Warriors player to retaliate, NBA.com reported . Thompson said the Warriors will "win for (Green)". "It's an unfortunate situation him getting caught ...

Schweinsteiger left 'out of breath' with Euro goal

Like fellow Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric, who was influential in Croatia's victory over Turkey earlier on Sunday, Kroos played like a man full of confidence after winning the Champions League last month. But it wasn't enough change the record. ...

Long targets Sweden win

Crucially too, while Duffy lacks experience with just three Irish caps, that is offset by the physique he brings to the Ireland team, being just the man with the height and heft to fend off Ibrahimovic. "Qualification they just seem to get through be...

Former Michigan State hockey coach, athletic director Ron Mason dies at 76

Mason was a head coach for 36 seasons, passing through Lake Superior State, Bowling Green and Michigan State during his historic career. In 1980, he took the coaching job at Michigan State and led the Spartans to the national title in 1986.

Usain Bolt runs second-fastest 100m of the year

But if they are stripped of gold it will be a huge blow to Bolt's dream of matching Carl Lewis's nine Olympic golds as three in Rio would then still leave him one short. Bolt, in his third meet of 2016, improved on the 9.98sec he posted in Ostrava on...

Former Bears defensive lineman Bryan Robinson dead at age 41

Robinson did not have any visible wounds, and the officers found no sign of foul play in the room. Here's the statement from the Bears on Robinson's passing. He started in Super Bowl XLIII when the Cardinals lost to the Steelers. Most recently, R...

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De Kock ruled out of ODIs, T20s against India

South Africa team manager Dr Mohammed Moosajee said: "Quinton suffered an extreme blow to the left wrist while batting in the second ODI on Sunday and felt severe pain and discomf...

Support stir in Kashmir, says Pakistan PM

Every year, on February 5, Kashmir Solidarity Day is widely marked across Pakistan and by Kashmiri nationalists worldwide, holding special programs. Kashmiris considered themselv...

Tottenham superstar Harry Kane gives verdict on Lucas Moura transfer

Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino has insisted that he does not want to weigh down new signing Lucas Moura with too much pressure, as he adapts himself to the Prem...

Kirk Cousins breaks his silence after Redskins trade for Alex Smith

The Washington Redskins seemingly acquired their starting quarterback going forward in a trade with the Kansas City Chiefs that brought Alex Smith to Washington in exchange f...

He Needs Time - Mauricio Pochettino Eases Pressure On Lucas Moura

With big games coming up and the race for the last three Champions League places too close to call, there are no easy games in which to ease players back to full fitness. However...

Dad attacks doctor who sexually abused his 3 daughters

Margraves then asked for one minute alone instead. Margraves then ran toward Nassar and got within a few feet of him before being tackled by courtroom security. Randall Margraves...

Pelicans Acquire Nikola Mirotic In Trade With Bulls

With Mirotic playing the best basketball of his NBA career, Chicago was wise to capitalize on his all-time high trade value. Best of wishes to you in New Orleans , Nikola. The P...

Carrie Underwood's Husband Mike Fisher Not Retiring From Hockey After All!

Fisher said his wife, country music star Carrie Underwood , encouraged him to make a comeback. Fisher played the past seven seasons with Nashville and was the team's captain in ...

FEMA to end hurricane-related food, water aid for Puerto Rico

In a bipartisan letter signed by U.S. Sens. Maldonado said FEMA's aid is critical to residents, as much of the money they would have normally used to buy food is instead being ...

WADA seriously concerned by CAS decision to lift sanctions against Russian athletes

Russia has never doubted its athletes' honest victory at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Thursday, commenting on the Court of Arbitr...

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Simulation gives Cavs stunningly low chance to win NBA Finals

Simulation gives Cavs stunningly low chance to win NBA Finals

Johnson also grabbed 10 rebounds, while Detroit's Andre Drummond piled up 21 points, 22 rebounds, seven assists, three steals and three blocks. Love was trying to receive an en...

Haotong Li hails special win over Rory McIlroy at Dubai Desert Classic

Haotong Li hails special win over Rory McIlroy at Dubai Desert Classic

Two hours later, dejection was writ large across McIlroy's face as Li celebrated the finest win of his fledgling career. Two near misses, that must've hurt Rory McIlroy . "I alw...

Westbrook stars as Thunder see off 76ers

Westbrook stars as Thunder see off 76ers

His three-pointer cut the lead to one in the fourth quarter as Billy Donovan attempted to steal a few minutes with Westbrook, Anthony and George on the bench, but Westbrook returne...

Woods grouped with Reed and Hoffman at Torrey Pines

Woods grouped with Reed and Hoffman at Torrey Pines

Woods' most recent competitive play was at December's limited-field, no-cut Hero World Challenge , where he shot three rounds in the 60s but showed some signs of rustiness on and...

[Teams] Newport County vs Tottenham: Confirmed Line-Ups

[Teams] Newport County vs Tottenham: Confirmed Line-Ups

They remain unbeaten in their last six matches and that form has pushed Michael Flynn's troops into eighth in the League Two table. Newport welcome Tottenham to the Newport ...