• Khabib Nurmagomedov Says He’ll Quit The UFC If They Fire His Teammate
Khabib Nurmagomedov Says He’ll Quit The UFC If They Fire His Teammate

According to Bennett, Nurmagomedov's $2 million payday for the fight is being withheld by the commission, pending the completion of the investigation. "I will ask your father not to punish you too strictly because you achieved the main task, worthily and convincingly", Putin told the duo (via RT).

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  • Cousins, defense lead Vikings over Eagles 23-21
Cousins, defense lead Vikings over Eagles 23-21

The Eagles have a total of 12 sacks in their first five games, which is tied for 16th in the NFL. Most importantly, the Minnesota Vikings won, and all the beleaguered members of this team-most notably Anthony Barr-were a big part of that win.

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  • Giants to release Flowers if they can't trade him
Giants to release Flowers if they can't trade him

The No. 9 overall pick in the 2015 National Football League draft out of Miami, Flowers was a head-scratching pick to fans and analysts alike at the time, and their confusion was proved well-founded once Flowers hit the field at the next level.

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  • INDvsWI: Kohli back, Pant picked up for first 2 ODIs
INDvsWI: Kohli back, Pant picked up for first 2 ODIs

Senior pacers Jasprit Bumrah and Bhuvneshwar Kumar were given an extended rest. "I have been telling this for a quite some time that we are just 18 ODIs away from now before we play first game of the World Cup and so we need to figure out our fast bowlers and so we have picked Shami", said Prasad.

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  • Ross Barkley feels more mature after two years in England wilderness
Ross Barkley feels more mature after two years in England wilderness

Although he certainly isn't the solution to Liverpool's creativity problems, Lallana's return to fitness will give Klopp more options and the opportunity to rotate as he would have before James Milner's hamstring injury against Manchester City .

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  • Astros, Red Sox announce starters for first 2 ALCS games
Astros, Red Sox announce starters for first 2 ALCS games

Most of Sully's concern centers around David Price, who will get the start for Boston in Game 2 despite his poor outing against the Yankees in the Divisional Series. For our ALCS roundtable, the SI MLB staff contemplated when-or if-they would have started Price against the Astros. Well, he led Boston to the most regular-season wins in franch...

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  • Kanye West defends support for Trump, in front of Trump
Kanye West defends support for Trump, in front of Trump

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump , take part in the 95th Annual National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony at the Ellipse near the White House, in Washington on November 30, 2017. "When I say I like Trump , they say 'Oh, but he's racist.' Do you think racism could control me?" It nearly sounded as if reforming the prison syst...

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  • President Trump has a Thursday lunch date with Kanye West
President Trump has a Thursday lunch date with Kanye West

Trump thanked him for the "pretty impressive" tribute, which West said was "from the soul". When West declared in 2015 he would run for president in 2020 during a 2015 VMAs acceptance speech, Trump , then just a presidential candidate, was not fazed, and welcomed the competition.

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  • Nick Kyrgios takes wildcard into Moscow
Nick Kyrgios takes wildcard into Moscow

The Australian suffered a third contentious Shanghai Masters exit in as many appearances after his efforts in a first-round loss against world No 104 Bradley Klahn were described as "borderline" by umpire Damien Dumusois. Borna Coric came from a set down to knock Stan Wawrinka out of the Shanghai Masters , while Milos Raonic and Nick K...

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  • Louis Saha rips Paul Pogba for putting pressure on Jose Mourinho
Louis Saha rips Paul Pogba for putting pressure on Jose Mourinho

And now, yet another former Manchester United star, and one of Jose Mourinho's most trusted allies, has had his say regarding the current situation at the Mancunian outfit. "That allows me to relay messages and have the chance to be heard". 'As a leader you can talk on the pitch but I've seen leaders who didn't necessarily talk '.

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  • Five killed in torrential rainstorms in Majorca
Five killed in torrential rainstorms in Majorca

One witness told a local newspaper he had to swim out of his vehicle through a window to safety. "I hardly had any clothes on me as they all got caught on a metal fence when I was swimming", Manuel Torrescusa told the Diario de Mallorca .

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  • Antonio Brown being sued for alleged furniture throwing incident
Antonio Brown being sued for alleged furniture throwing incident

Brown, 30, is accused of throwing multiple pieces of furniture - including two large vases and an ottoman - off his Florida apartment's balcony, almost hitting a 22-month-old child and his grandfather, KDKA-TV reported, citing court documents.

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  • Red Sox troll Yankees with celebration music
Red Sox troll Yankees with celebration music

On a night his Yankees counterpart was second-guessed again, Cora continued to have the golden touch as the Red Sox finished off the Yankees 4-3 in Game 4 of the ALDS at Yankee Stadium. NY set a major league record this year for most home runs in a season, but didn't go deep in the two games at Yankee Stadium. Sale needed all of 13 pitches to...

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  • Heat interested in restarting Butler trade talks
Heat interested in restarting Butler trade talks

Numerous teams have complained in recent days that [Tom] Thibodeau and [Scott] Layden are acting like two men who really don't want to make a deal". At times, Butler has been working out away from the team at the facility since his trade request three weeks ago.He was with his teammates in the locker room at the team's practice facility Wednesday m...

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  • Woj: Jimmy Butler trade talks 'collapsed’ between Timberwolves and Heat
Woj: Jimmy Butler trade talks 'collapsed’ between Timberwolves and Heat

Jimmy Butler was open to trading his 'Wolves kit for one of those snazzy Miami Vice singlets, and it nearly happened too . Butler was almost traded to the Miami Heat this weekend before the Timberwolves pushed for a larger return, causing the deal to collapse, league sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski .

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  • Lionel Messi vs Cristiano Ronaldo: Antoine Griezmann Ballon d’Or suggestion made
Lionel Messi vs Cristiano Ronaldo: Antoine Griezmann Ballon d’Or suggestion made

The 26-year-old broke the record of scoring the most goals in a 38-game Premier League campaign, last season, beating Tottenham Hotspur forward Harry Kane to the Golden Boot award with 32 goals for his club. In another first, the best under-21 player will receive the Kopa Trophy. In any case, that's what I think. Mbappe, 19, made no secret in t...

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  • It is my dream to play for Madrid - Hazard
It is my dream to play for Madrid - Hazard

To those who don't consider him as good as Messi or CR7, he is surely in the next best bracket of footballers alongside Luka Modric, Neymar and co. Hazard openly admitted he wasn't certain what was the right decision to make. He said: "I don't want to lie today. I want to keep doing it and keep everyone happy". I don't want to say that I am n...

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  • New footage reveals why Khabib's team attacked McGregor
New footage reveals why Khabib's team attacked McGregor

Did McGregor throw the first punch? The two other men saw the punch and made a decision to join the melee. "They looked at the footage and felt there was no need to hold his". "He talk about my religion, he talk about my country, he talk about my father, he come to Brooklyn and he broke bus, he nearly killed a couple people - what about this?" ...

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  • India vs West Indies live scores first Test day three
India vs West Indies live scores first Test day three

A couple of days ago, Harbhajan took to Twitter and wrote, "With all due respect to West Indies Cricket but I have a question for u all...will this West Indies team qualify for Ranji quarters from the plate group?" India has faced this plight on six occasions in global cricket, twice in Tests and four times in ODIs.

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  • Caroline Wozniacki wins in Beijing
Caroline Wozniacki wins in Beijing

After a winning return, she converted the second break point as the Latvian flew a forehand long for her tenth unforced error to give Wozniacki a 4-2 lead. "This could be one of the best seasons of my career", Del Potro, a popular figure in the locker room, said ahead of his assault on the China Open. "As a little kid I had a dream of becoming a ...

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