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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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Area softball teams gearing up for spring — SPORTS SPOTLIGHT

She recorded three strikeouts and allowed one hit. A 5-run fifth inning was too much for Winchester too overcome Tuesday in its home opener as the Falcons lost an 8-4 decision to...

Ben Simmons Or Donovan Mitchell? Draymond Green Picks Rookie Of The Year

Simmons made his remarks about the Rookie of the Year race in an interview with ESPN on Saturday. Plenty weighed in to the original sweatshirt comment. "I really don't care", M...

Siria, allerta sulle rotte aeree nel Mediterraneo orientale

Preparati Russia perchè arriveranno belli, nuovi e intelligenti . Così il presidente degli Stati Uniti , Donald Trump , su Twitter, a proposito della situazione in Siria . A sco...

Here's what Verstappen had to say about Hamilton's criticism

Verstappen took the criticism in his stride, telling Dutch television Monday night: "You are full of adrenaline when you have just stepped out of your vehicle ". "From Max's positi...

John Cena Makes Peculiar Appearance After WrestleMania Loss to The Undertaker

Undertaker seemingly retired after last year's WrestleMania after a loss to Roman Reigns . Never let it be said that John Cena is a liar. WWE has kept the fight in suspe...

Nadal routs Zverev, Ferrer outlasts Kohlschreiber to lead Spain past Germany

The victor of the Valencia quarter-final will face either defending champions France or Italy for a place in the final. Ferrer needed almost five hours to defeat Kohlschreiber ...

Floyd Mayweather makes huge claim over potential fight with Conor McGregor

I spoke with SHOWTIME , I spoke with CBS. I spoke with CBS. When Floyd Mayweather tries to take the moral high ground, you know you've made a serious mistake. Since the fight,...

Antonio Conte 'frustrated,' says West Ham draw sums up Chelsea's season

However, striker Javier Hernandez is available after overcoming an illness. With fifth-placed Chelsea lagging 10 points behind fourth-placed Tottenham with only six games rem...

Max Holloway declared medically unfit, pulled from UFC 223 main event

The UFC has lost its main event for UFC 223 on Saturday at Barclays Center. It does mean, however, that a shock Iaquinta win would mean Ferguson [interim champion] and McGregor...

Conor McGregor Responds To UFC's Title-Stripping Threat With Vulgar Defiance

White confirmed that Ferguson would revert to being the number one contender with the victor at UFC 223 taking McGregor's belt. There's a warrant out for Conor McGregor aft...

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Kyrie Irving reportedly will not play in playoffs

Kyrie Irving reportedly will not play in playoffs

Irving, who suffered a patella fracture in the 2015 NBA Finals, had a procedure to remove a tension wire in his knee late last month after experiencing increasing discomfort. And ...

Robert Griffin III gets a surprising third chance

Robert Griffin III gets a surprising third chance

After sitting out last year, Griffin still made it clear in media interviews that he had a desire to play again, and said he came close to signing with Baltimore last year. Though ...

New England Patriots Deal Brandin Cooks To The Los Angeles Rams

New England Patriots Deal Brandin Cooks To The Los Angeles Rams

The Patriots have traded Cooks to the Rams for Los Angeles' first-round draft pick, 23rd overall. Cooks is the fourth former first-round pick the Rams have added to their r...

Notre Dame beats Mississippi State in NCAA Women's Championship with buzzer-beater

Notre Dame beats Mississippi State in NCAA Women's Championship with buzzer-beater

I will wear that maybe for the rest of my career. I'd prefer to just chalk this game up to a great game with a clutch shot giving all basketball fans something to talk about for a ...

Salah Strikes Late To Give Liverpool Victory At Palace

Salah Strikes Late To Give Liverpool Victory At Palace

Amazingly, the only teams Salah has failed to score against in the Premier League this season are Manchester United and Swansea. Former Reds forward Christian Benteke started the...