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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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Lionel Messi vs Ecuador OR Cristiano Ronaldo vs Sweden

Speaking afterwards, Messi said: 'There was always the fear of coming here to play. 'It would have been insane not to be in the World Cup. Despite going a goal down in the v...

Tim Cahill-led Australia sees off fearless Syria

Australia will next month face the fourth-placed team from the Concacaf section - now Panama - across two legs for a place at the World Cup. In the second leg against Australi...

Dodgers sweep away D-backs, advance to NLCS

First #postseason homer for @ Cody_Bellinger? The Chicago Cubs edged ahead of the Washington Nationals 2-1 in their NLDS, courtesy of a 2-1 win. Later on, Bellinger was at...

Warner compares Guwahati track to English wickets

The left-armer became the first man to remove Virat Kohli for a duck in a T20 when he caught and bowled the India skipper off an nearly identical delivery. Glenn Maxwell, 5. M...

Sen. Dianne Feinstein announces she's running for reelection

Feinstein, the oldest USA senator, was first elected to the chamber in 1992, in a special election. But in an era of all-out ideological resistance to the Trump presidency, she ha...

Colombia clash brings India's best chance to open account

Now comes Colombia. And maybe the slightest hint of progress? One less goal conceded than against U.S. or even one scored? The team, promised coach Luis Norton de Matos, will ...

Google to Provide Emergency Cell Service to Puerto Rico Via Balloons

Google's balloons received approval to fly over Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands for up to six months, according to the FCC note. After Hurricane Maria made landfall and d...

Heynckes set to succeed Ancelotti at crisis-hit Bayern

The 72-year-old has been named as manager until the end of the season, in his FOURTH spell back at the Bundesliga giants. "There is a great deal of trust between Jupp Heynckes ...

AIFF to make logistical arrangements for parents of U-17 boys

India will play all of their matches at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi . India have been draw in Group A of the Federation Internationale de Football Association U...

Three killed as militants attack airport security camp in Indian-controlled Kashmir

He said one militant was killed at the gate while two managed to get inside the camp. Security personnel sealed all possible escape routes as Army commandos, the BSF , the Centr...

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Miami Dolphins v New Orleans Saints on TV?

Miami Dolphins v New Orleans Saints on TV?

Drew Brees before a snap during the New Orleans Saints' win over the Miami Dolphins in London . When reminded that his Dolphins went 1-4 a year ago before rallying to make...

Rohit Sharma Topples MS Dhoni & Sachin Tendulkar on Way to Peak 6000

Rohit Sharma Topples MS Dhoni & Sachin Tendulkar on Way to Peak 6000

They would have wanted to gain some momentum with another victory ahead of the three-match Twenty20 series, starting on Saturday, but a clinical performance from India barely gav...

"It freakin' sucks" says one Cardinal while watching Cubs celebrate

Louis Cardinals' Paul DeJong of a potential game-tying home run with two outs in the 11th inning to preserve a one-run lead during a baseball game Thursday, Sept. Davis, who had ...

Man United focused on winning Champions League — Henrikh Mkhitaryan

Fellaini is still feeling the effects of a heavy challenge from Southampton's Shane Long over the weekend with Carrick also joining him on the sidelines. "And we are going to hav...

Penn State survives road test at Iowa on final play

Penn State survives road test at Iowa on final play

His previous career best was 207. During the preseason, Huff said Penn State's coaches asked themselves a question: "How can we not allow teams to eliminate arguably the best p...