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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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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...