Paul Malignaggi discusses sparring with Conor McGregor

Paul Malignaggi discusses sparring with Conor McGregor

He's clearly got a few surprises up his sleeve, and that's why someone with the boxing brain and experience of Malignaggi will be a huge help. "I think. "We all know how this fight is going to end", said Hoffar, "so I hope you enjoyed that tour where they were in, Toronto, New York, London because that's really going to be the highlight of this entire process". Read More

Froome does not deserve to be booed, says Bardet

Froome does not deserve to be booed, says Bardet

But the Team Sky leader recovered in style two days later, when Aru was trapped at the back of the peloton in Rodez. He lost touch with the leaders in the sharp ascent of the Cote de Saint Pierre and crossed the line 25 seconds behind stage victor Michael Matthews. Read More

Busch leads final Cup practice at New Hampshire

Busch leads final Cup practice at New Hampshire

ET on NBCSN). Matt Kenseth , who is looking for his third win in four New Hampshire races, was ninth fastest (29.236 seconds). Jones and Earnhardt served double 15-minute holds for failing pre-qualifying at Kentucky and pre-race inspection at New Hampshire . Read More

Victory! Blac Chyna Wins Restraining Order Against Rob Kardashian

Victory! Blac Chyna Wins Restraining Order Against Rob Kardashian

She said, " I was devastated ". Bloom announced Friday on Twitter that they will be seeking a restraining order from Kardashian on Monday."Mr. During his bitter rant, Kardashian not only shared images of the men Chyna supposedly had affairs with, but responded to criticism from rapper T.I. Read More

Pistons Renounce rights to Kentavious Caldwell-Pope

Pistons Renounce rights to Kentavious Caldwell-Pope

The Nets have been considered a potential suitor for Caldwell-Pope since before free agency began. Detroit - saddled in luxury tax with more than $66 million committed to Andre Drummond , Reggie Jackson , Tobias Harris and Jon Leuer for next season alone - was expected to match any competing offers on Pope. Read More

Wimbledon 2017: Cruisy day for Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic

Wimbledon 2017: Cruisy day for Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic

The only crowd buzz going in Dolgopolov's favour was the occasional "aah" of sympathy, accompanied by the Centre Court speciality of polite but understated applause any time Federer drove a rapier shot past him, which was often. Kokkinakis, 21, paid the price for not being able to clinch the third set after getting off to an early 3-1 game lead. He had to play in pre-qualifying for this year's Wimbledon , and actually lost in the final round, but was handed a lucky loser spot into ... Read More

Vidal says 'smart ass' Ronaldo 'does not exist' to him

Ronaldo has netted four times in as many appearances for Portugal over recent weeks. "And I'm sure it's going to be difficult.for Portugal as well". Bayern Munich midfielder Renato Sanches, 19, didn't make it to the Confederations Cup squad but is also expected to be part of Portugal's future. Read More

Celtics looking to land both Paul George and Gordon Hayward

Celtics looking to land both Paul George and Gordon Hayward

However, if Pacers can sign Hayward or Blake Griffin in the forthcoming NBA Free Agency 2017 period (starting July 1), George could view the Celtics as an attractive destination. The Celtics have a mix of young players on cost-controlled contracts and future draft assets that could get the deal done. The sides were growing close to a deal on draft night, but a third-team scenario fell through late in the evening that stalled talks. Read More

Lewis Hamilton takes POLE at Azerbaijan Grand Prix - Vettel starts 4th

What time does Sunday's race start? Valtteri Bottas had a bit of a nightmare, loitering in 19th place up until five minutes to go when he made a decision to put in a proper lap and secure himself a place in Q2. Valtteri was just ahead of me in the circuit, I could see he was on a great lap as well, so I came across the line so happy because even if I got second it would've been awesome for one single lap, which I'm really proud of. Read More

Kvitova makes first final since stabbing but dismisses Wimbledon talk

Kvitova makes first final since stabbing but dismisses Wimbledon talk

The 27-year-old will head into the third Grand Slam tournament of the season as one of the favourites for the title, with reigning champion Serena Williams taking time out from the sport to give birth to her first child, and last year's runner-up Angelique Kerber having a hard season. Read More

Putin present to see Russia kick off Confederations Cup

Putin present to see Russia kick off Confederations Cup

The 68,000-seat St Petersburg stadium will be a flagship venue at the 2018 World Cup and the home of Russian football powerhouse Zenit St Petersburg , but its decade-long construction marred by corruption allegations and delays has so far caused more disappointment than satisfaction. Read More

North Korea might co-host 2018 Winter Olympic Games

North Korea might co-host 2018 Winter Olympic Games

South Korea gained a berth in the women's ice hockey event alongside seven other teams, but North Korea did not make it. Such a collaboration could help the neighbors resume dialogue after a period of official silence. Moon has expressed a desire to use the February 9-25 Pyeongchang Olympics to reach out to North Korea, with relations between the two at their lowest point in decades. Read More

Max Verstappen quickest in second practice despite crash

Then Hamilton and Vettel almost collided at Turn 1. Raikkonen was only 0.127secs off the pace in fourth and 0.126secs quicker than Vettel. Fernando Alonso had made an early cameo at the sharp end of the timesheets, running second behind Verstappen, but was eventually shuffled out of the top 10. Read More

Blackhawks get Saad back in trade with Blue Jackets

General manager Stan Bowman promised changes were coming after the Chicago Blackhawks were swept in the first round of the playoffs. Panarin was a promising young player in Chicago. His return should help make up for the loss of Marian Hossa , who announced this week that he won't play next season because of severe side effects from medication to treat a progressive skin disorder. Read More

Lonzo Ball makes case for LeBron James to join him on Lakers

Lonzo Ball makes case for LeBron James to join him on Lakers

Lonzo Ball is expecting to hear his name called Thursday when the Los Angeles Lakers make the second overall pick in the NBA Draft , and is already trying to get LeBron James to join him. Ball will begin to answer those questions when he plays on the Lakers' Summer League team in July, but true clarity won't emerge until the 2017-18 season. Read More

Kelly's Alex Jones report seen by just 3.5 million viewers

Kelly's Alex Jones report seen by just 3.5 million viewers

The Jones interview was seen by significantly fewer people than CBS's " 60 Minutes ", which airs directly opposite the NBC show and drew 5.3 million viewers. "I don't have that". NBC News went aggressively on the defense, trotting out elder statesman Tom Brokaw to read an essay about the need to interview characters like Jones, due to the reach of their "poisonous claims". Read More

Jimmy Butler trade to Boston Celtics 'an unlikely scenario'

Jimmy Butler trade to Boston Celtics 'an unlikely scenario'

After agreeing to trade the No. 1 overall pick to the 76ers for the No. 3 pick and a future first-rounder with protections, the question now is what Danny Ainge will do with that third overall pick. Since the star wing has a minimum of two full seasons left, the Bulls could expect a rich haul in return for Butler. His name first became the subject of trade speculation around the February trade deadline. Read More

Floyd Mayweather, Conor McGregor May Fight For Diamond Belt

Floyd Mayweather, Conor McGregor May Fight For Diamond Belt

They asked for this fight. It was announced earlier in the week that 40-year-old former multi-weight world champion Mayweather would come out of retirement to put his 49-0 record on the line against mixed martial arts champion McGregor in Las Vegas on August 26. Read More

Sabres jump on expansion draft casualty--3rd for MTL's Beaulieu

Sabres jump on expansion draft casualty--3rd for MTL's Beaulieu

The Canadiens will receive Buffalo's third-round pick (No. 68 overall) in next week's draft as part of the deal, which was announced Saturday. Before that Nate split time between Montreal and Hamilton (the Habs old AHL affiliate) from 2012-13 to 2014-15. Read More

McGregor 100 per cent positive that he will beat Mayweather - White

McGregor 100 per cent positive that he will beat Mayweather - White

While Mayweather Promotions is officially presenting the card, the UFC is also going to make money on the event. Sports pundits, experts, casual and hardcore fans are all going to weigh in on every angle of this fight. There's no need to sugarcoat this as it's a straight money grab, nothing more. And so far flights from Dublin to Las Vegas at that time are going relatively cheap - with McGregor enthusiasts snapping up trips to Las Vegas for just €600. Read More

MLB Draft Day 2 Thread

MLB Draft Day 2 Thread

Two former high school stars from El Paso were selected on day three of the 2017 MLB Draft Wednesday. Junior left-handed pitcher Parker Mushinski was drafted by the Houston Astros as the 211th overall pick in the seventh round and junior outfielder Tanner Gardner was selected by the Texas Rangers as the 284th overall pick in the ninth round of the draft. Read More

Apple removes Pepe The Frog game from its App Store

Apple removes Pepe The Frog game from its App Store

That includes a mobile VPN called "Mobile protection "Clean & Security VPN" ranked 10 as of June 7". It may seem obvious not to install such an application, but to reach the estimated $80,000 monthly target, the scammer only needs to dupe 200 people into subscribing for a month. Read More

Real Madrid crowned kings of Europe

Real Madrid crowned kings of Europe

Despite being a global superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo has never forgotten his old mates. Two weeks ago, Madrid celebrated their first Spanish Primera Division title in five years. "I was happy I got on and happy to play a part". "It's Madrid's third Champions League in four years and my third as a professional". Zidane has only one year left on his contract, but is widely expected to remain at the team's helm. Read More

Officials explain Draymond Green technical foul mishap

Now, fast-forward. With 6:18 left in the third quarter and the Cavaliers leading 99-85, Green was apparently assessed another technical foul after complaining about a call. The box was changed after the third quarter to indicate Kerr had received the first technical. Goble said he thought he had verbalized to the table that the initial technical was on Kerr, but said after watching the video that he should have done a better job with that. Read More

Wilson could return for Predators in Game 5 of Cup Final

Wilson could return for Predators in Game 5 of Cup Final

He also got called for unsportsmanlike conduct in the third period as tensions started to boil over for the Predators . The Penguins skated in Pittsburgh before flying to Nashville. Evgeni Malkin and Phil Kessel were among the six different goal-scorers for the Penguins, who are now one win away from becoming the first repeat Cup victor in nearly 20 years. Read More

Birthday girl Ostapenko claims first French Open final spot

For all her tactical skills, Bacsinszky could not contain Ostapenko, who hit the lines on multiple occasions in an aggressive style reminiscent of Monica Seles. The Romanian came into the tournament as the favourite despite concerns over an ankle injury and knows a great opportunity awaits her. Ripping a screaming forehand straight through the tennis textbook, Latvian Jelena Ostapenko blazed into the French Open final with a 7-6 (4) 3-6 6-3 win over Swiss Timea Bacsinszky in a battle ... Read More

Forbes releases list of 100 highest-paid athletes

Floyd Mayweather , a staple on Forbes' list for more than a decade, did not earn a spot in 2017. Portugal captain Ronaldo topped the influential business magazine's list for the first time 12 months ago . There's no Canadian representation to speak of on the list, not even when it comes to the nation's favourite sport - no hockey player made the cut. Read More

Graham Rahal wins 1st of 2 Detroit Grand Prix IndyCar races

Graham Rahal wins 1st of 2 Detroit Grand Prix IndyCar races

The Chip Ganassi Racing driver had limited his laps during practice in order to rest his ankle as much as possible, but came through from sixth on the grid to finish as Graham Rahal's closest challenger, but even he had nothing for the eventual race victor. Read More

Spieth right back in the mix at Memorial

Spieth right back in the mix at Memorial

Justin Thomas , victor of the first two events of the year in Hawaii, joined Watson on nine under after carding a four-birdie 69, while Dufner also shares third place despite a day to forget for the former PGA champion. Former world number one Jordan Spieth had three birdies and three bogeys in an even par 72 that left him tied for fourth on six-under 138. He carded the first of his three bogeys on the day at the par-4 18th hole to make the turn at 2 under. Read More

First defeat for US, but America's Cup holders still in control

Skipper Ainslie got the better of Franck Cammas's Team France at the start but - in a carbon copy of the defeats to the U.S. and New Zealand - quickly let that position of dominance slip, with little errors being heavily punished. Besides being top challengers, the Artemis and Team New Zealand sailors are familiar with one another. While Artemis Racing responded with a covering move early, they allowed a split further up the leg. Read More