• Twitter Reacts To Greg Hardy, Rachael Ostovich On The Same Card
Twitter Reacts To Greg Hardy, Rachael Ostovich On The Same Card

The backlash towards the UFC stems from the fact that Hardy, who has been accused of domestic violence in the past, is fighting on the same card as Ostovich, who was a victim of domestic abuse not too long ago. While she got a temporary restraining order against her husband, she was pulled from her fight with Paige Vanzant due to injuries. "H...

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  • Fired-up Messi puts Espanyol to the sword
Fired-up Messi puts Espanyol to the sword

Lionel Messi scored twice from free kicks in a league match for the first time in his career on Saturday, leading Barcelona to a 4-0 rout of Espanyol in the Spanish league. Barcelona were caught out at the back in the 74th minute when Duarte stabbed the ball in at close range from a free-kick. Espanyol went looking for a lifeline at the s...

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  • FIFA Women's World Cup draw
FIFA Women's World Cup draw

Norway and Nigeria were also drawn in Group A . They are three teams that we can be very competitive against and on the right day we can get a result against them. Scotland, who have made impressive progress under head coach Shelley Kerr, will be competing in their first World Cup, having finished two points ahead of Switzerland to win their ...

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  • Paris Saint-Germain win race for Frenkie de Jong?
Paris Saint-Germain win race for Frenkie de Jong?

Mbappe's France played Netherlands twice in the UEFA Nations League and the 19-year-old striker was said to be so impressed with De Jong that he "called on the club leadership" to sign the midfielder. "In the winter I will not leave anyway". But I am not sure. De Jong is widely regarded as one of the best young talents in European footbal...

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  • Iwobi Reacts To Arsenal’s Draw With Manchester United
Iwobi Reacts To Arsenal’s Draw With Manchester United

Martial levelled four minutes later, sweeping home after Marcos Rojo's free kick was well-saved by keeper Bernd Leno but Herrera, who had looked offside, kept the ball alive and squared for the Frenchman. Arsenal came close to winning the game on several occasions but De Gea made up for his error with some fine saves. After the game, while sp...

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  • Chelsea's Eden Hazard ''Agrees Terms'' With Real Madrid
Chelsea's Eden Hazard ''Agrees Terms'' With Real Madrid

Real, on the other hand, could offer midfielder Mateo Kovacic, who is now on loan at the London club, in a player-plus-cash deal. The European champions have always been credited with an interest in taking Hazard to Spain, with the player himself admitting a move to The Bernabeu this summer was "possible".

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  • Nathan Eovaldi agrees to deal to remain with Red Sox
Nathan Eovaldi agrees to deal to remain with Red Sox

In 21 regular season starts between the Rays and Red Sox, he went 6-7 with an ERA of 3.81 and a WHIP of 1.12. While he did have a stretch in which he was inconsistent, it was his performance in the big games, particularly against the Yankees, that makes this re-signing a big one for Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowksi.

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  • Derek Fisher Named New Head Coach of the WNBA's Los Angeles Sparks
Derek Fisher Named New Head Coach of the WNBA's Los Angeles Sparks

He famously took the job as head coach of the New York Knicks immediately after his retirement. Some 35 months since coaching his last National Basketball Association game Fisher has resurfaced in Los Angeles now hoping to revitalize a coaching career that went from promising to punchline in a NY minute.

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  • Liverpool fight back at Burnley to maintain unbeaten start to EPL season
Liverpool fight back at Burnley to maintain unbeaten start to EPL season

This time around, he has been shunted between that false nine role and a number ten role, which does not really suit his direct style or get him close enough to goal. Hart was in action again moments later when Naby Keïta struck a fierce shot from the edge of the area, one that was heading for the top corner before the goalkeeper made a one-hande...

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  • Cavs get Delly, Henson, picks from Bucks for Hill; Dekker traded
Cavs get Delly, Henson, picks from Bucks for Hill; Dekker traded

The Bucks later sent Dekker to the Washington Wizards for big man Jason Smith , ESPN reported . The Bucks will also send Cleveland a 2021 first and second round draft pick. For The Athletic, CBA and salary cap expert Danny Leroux breaks down Friday's Cavs-Bucks-Wizards trade from each team's perspective for the near and long terms.

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  • Cardinals acquire Paul Goldschmidt from Diamondbacks
Cardinals acquire Paul Goldschmidt from Diamondbacks

Louis Cardinals , Houston Astros and Tampa Bay Rays. A six-time All-Star at 31, Goldschmidt was among the top players available in the trade market. Goldschmidt debut with the Diamondbacks on August 1, 2011, it has been a great run with Goldie in a Dbacks uniform. He recorded a 4.95 ERA in 136.1 innings over 30 appearances (including 25 start...

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  • Jurgen Klopp gives latest Liverpool FC injury update on Joe Gomez
Jurgen Klopp gives latest Liverpool FC injury update on Joe Gomez

Because you get the player as well. It's like bowling because then four or five times it happened. "Nobody can judge that (type of tackle)". "I said after the first challenge, I don't know who did it, sliding tackle from six or seven yards, getting the ball, everybody likes it, I said to the ref "it's no foul but please tell them you can not do...

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  • Kyler Murray, the quintessential Oklahoma Sooners quarterback
Kyler Murray, the quintessential Oklahoma Sooners quarterback

Alabama's Tua Tagovailoa won the Maxwell Award on Thursday night. Murray will look to become OU's seventh Heisman victor and second straight (Mayfield). He needs 108 rushing yards to become just the second player in FBS history to throw for at least 4,000 and run for at least 1,000 in a season (Clemson's DeShaun Watson did it in 2015 with 4,...

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  • Tyson Fury: I Don't Care About The Belts, Really
Tyson Fury: I Don't Care About The Belts, Really

Fury stepped up to face Wilder after negotiations for a clash between the WBC champion and Joshua, the WBA, WBO and IBF title holder, broke down. Wilder and Fury are likely to rematch one another down the road. Wilder, who on Saturday had spoken enthusiastically about a possible unification fight with Joshua, meanwhile poured cold water on the id...

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  • Mariners' Jean Segura traded to Phillies in five-player deal
Mariners' Jean Segura traded to Phillies in five-player deal

Crawford. The Seattle Mariners are continuing to trade away veteran players, with shortstop Jean Segura being the latest to be moved. Jon Heyman of MLB Network reports that Segura still has to agree to waive his no-trade clause before the trade can be processed.

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  • Former MLB players Luis Valbuena, Jose Castillo killed in auto crash
Former MLB players Luis Valbuena, Jose Castillo killed in auto crash

The 33-year-old Valbuena and 37-year-old Castillo died late Thursday, according to Cardenales de Lara of the Venezuelan league. "Our thoughts and prayers are with their loved ones during this time of grief", the Angels said in a tweet . Castillo debuted in Major League Baseball in 2004 and played four seasons for the Pittsburgh Pirates. He played ...

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  • Real Madrid rout Melilla, cruise into Copa del Rey last 16
Real Madrid rout Melilla, cruise into Copa del Rey last 16

Solari was taking charge of his first game as temporary boss when Real cruised to a 4-0 win in the away leg against the third-tier side at the end of October. Having left the newly-crowned Ballon d'Or victor Luka Modric out of the 18, Solari had to be patient and it was not until the 33rd minute that the La Liga giants got their noses in front w...

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  • Pakistan's top order collapses in final Test against NZ
Pakistan's top order collapses in final Test against NZ

Between them, with a determined backup cast headed by Henry Nicholls and BJ Watling, the Black Caps' Abu Dhabi dressing room celebrations kicked off for a second time in a fortnight after sealing their first away test series win over Pakistan in 49 years.

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  • Jose Mourinho won't turn to £52million Fred until Manchester United can defend
Jose Mourinho won't turn to £52million Fred until Manchester United can defend

Matteo Darmian denied there was any rift between Jose Mourinho and his players following Manchester United's 2-2 draw with Arsenal at Old Trafford. For me it is very good. Mourinho is expecting a hard afternoon against the Cottagers, whose boss Claudio Ranieri he described as "one of the two most important managers in the history of the Pr...

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  • One skill, one leg, can't head - Pele's damning assessment of Messi
One skill, one leg, can't head - Pele's damning assessment of Messi

When asked by Folha de Sao Paulo if he agrees with some people's opinion that Messi is the best player in history, Pele said the forward only has "one skill". The 78-year-old has always been considered one of the greatest to ever play the game, and thus his words naturally carry great weight in the footballing world.

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