• How much should viewers expect to pay to watch Mayweather vs. McGregor?
How much should viewers expect to pay to watch Mayweather vs. McGregor?

He won the UFC featherweight title in December 2015, with a 13-second knockout of Jose Aldo . "People always think it's a game or it's an act", McGregor - a 6/1 underdog according to bookmakers' opening lines - said. Floyd Mayweather fight. But in the boxing world, he's a "C" class fighter. The lack of cohesion between the two sports appear...

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  • What's in a name? Ask Paulina Gretzky
What's in a name? Ask Paulina Gretzky

Paulina Gretzky calls the shots, especially when it comes to naming their children. Six of the last seven US Open winners had registered at least four top-10 finishes in the season prior to playing at the tournament - Johnson has six including wins at the Wells Fargo Championship and World Golf Championships Mexico.

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  • Rams have traded Greg Robinson to the Lions, clearing his cap space
Rams have traded Greg Robinson to the Lions, clearing his cap space

The former Crimson Tide All-American played in 25 games with seven starts over three seasons in Buffalo. Originally, the Rams declined Robinson's fifth-year option , which would have made him a free agent after the 2017 season. The Rams clearly whiffed on drafting Robinson out of Auburn in 2014. While the clubs did not specify the pick, ...

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  • Oslo (100m) : De Grasse l'emporte, Vicaut se blesse
Oslo (100m) : De Grasse l'emporte, Vicaut se blesse

Il devance le Britannique Chijindu Ujah (10 " 02) et l'Ivoirien Ben Youssef Meite (10 " 03). Si c'était le cas, Vicaut, co-détenteur du record d'Europe (9.86), devra probablement renoncer aux Mondiaux d'athlétisme à Londres, du 4 au 13 août.

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  • Trump Asks Why Clinton Wasn't Investigated
Trump Asks Why Clinton Wasn't Investigated

While the White House has insisted on referring all requests related to the ongoing investigations to Trump's team of lawyers working on the case, Trump has continued to tweet about the investigation in recent days. But as the legal rope has tightened, Trump's allies have gone on the offensive, questioning the credibility of the special investigato...

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  • Drouin traded to Canadiens, inks six-year extension
Drouin traded to Canadiens, inks six-year extension

Sergachev, who started the 2016-17 campaign playing four games in Montreal before returning to junior hockey, is entering the first year of his three-year entry-level deal, making him not only a talented option for the Lightning blue line, but also an affordable one that does not need to be protected in the expansion draft, either.

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  • French Open takeaways: Ostapenko's fearlessness ruled the day
French Open takeaways: Ostapenko's fearlessness ruled the day

Open. Also seeing her first success at a WTA tournament, Ostapenko was the first player to win the French Open final from a set down since 1991, according to the Women's Tennis Association (WTA). Hurts a lot, and I need time just to, I don't know. Sure, it's way too soon to declare Ostapenko the next great champion. On Sunday the Spaniard...

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  • Hamilton cruises to Canadian GP win
Hamilton cruises to Canadian GP win

It was the Mercedes team's first one-two finish of the year and clear proof of their recovery after a disappointing weekend at last month's Monaco Grand Prix. "Well done, Lewis", Hamilton's race engineer said to him over the radio on the cool down lap. "I think for us, we really solidified our strength, we've got a better understanding of the...

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  • ICC urges fans to resell unwanted tickets for Cardiff
ICC urges fans to resell unwanted tickets for Cardiff

South Africa and Australia, the two top ranked teams in the ICC ODI Rankings, have already crashed out of the competition. England will fancy its chances of extending the search for an elusive major global ODI silverware despite drawing a mercurial Pakistan in the first semifinal of the ICC Champions Trophy here on Wednesday.

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  • Gianluigi Donnarumma will not renew his contract - AC Milan CEO
Gianluigi Donnarumma will not renew his contract - AC Milan CEO

The 18-year-old's agent Mino Raiola held talks with Milan officials today, but no fresh contract deal has been reached. Donnarumma would pose as the ideal long-term goalkeeper to take over from the former Chelsea star, but to land him, we would most likely have to guarantee him a first-team role.

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  • Warriors beat Cavaliers to clinch NBA title
Warriors beat Cavaliers to clinch NBA title

Kevin Durant scored 39 points and Stephen Curry 34 to spark celebrations around Oracle Arena in Oakland . "Our perspective, being blessed to play on this stage three years in a row, it's for these fans, for our organization, for these families.

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  • Browns sign rookie QB DeShone Kizer to contract
Browns sign rookie QB DeShone Kizer to contract

He did not leave the sidelines, something Jackson said he took as a "good sign". In addition to Kizer, the Browns have signed defensive linemen Myles Garrett (first round), Larry Ogunjobi (third) and Caleb Brantley (sixth), defensive back Howard Wilson (fourth), offensive lineman Rod Johnson (fifth), kicker Zane Gonzalez (seventh) and running...

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  • Presidential Election 2017: BJP to meet Sonia Gandhi on Friday
Presidential Election 2017: BJP to meet Sonia Gandhi on Friday

Patel and Misra are said to have assured Naidu their parties would take a call on a candidate after talks with the BJP panel. Trinamool Congress, party sources said, may consider supporting the government if the candidate is external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj .

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  • Bellerin keen to join Barcelona but feels tied to Arsenal, says Suarez
Bellerin keen to join Barcelona but feels tied to Arsenal, says Suarez

The duo were once part of Barcelona's famous La Masia academy system and like Bellerin, Suarez had to leave the Nou Camp and continue his development elsewhere before he eventually sealed a return to his boyhood club last summer. I hope he can come", Suarez told Catalunya Radio, in quotes reported by Barcelona-based sports daily Mundo Deportiv...

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  • James spectacular again, but his efforts not enough for Cavs
James spectacular again, but his efforts not enough for Cavs

Warriors superstar Kevin Durant , who at the end of last season left Oklahoma City for the Bay Area in free agency, scored 39 points in the game-five win to claim the Bill Russell Finals MVP award. Both were joined by Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith in getting technical fouls with 3:08 remaining in the second quarter before cooler heads prevailed, alth...

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  • Nadal in French Open quarters
Nadal in French Open quarters

On the day she turned 20 the free-swinging world No.47 launched a fusillade of 50 winners to become the first unseeded player to reach the women's singles final at Roland Garros since Mima Jausovec lost to Chris Evert in 1983. "But then he still played very well many times here at the French because he's, as well, a clay-court player". Tuesday'...

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  • TN leaders and lawmakers react to congressional baseball practice shooting
TN leaders and lawmakers react to congressional baseball practice shooting

Rep. Steve Scalise (R) of Louisiana's 1st congressional district and current House of Representatives Majority Whip was shot. "Congressman Bucshon offers his prayers to everyone injured in this tragic event and his thanks to the Capitol Police offers who acted bravely and swiftly", his spokesman, Nick McGee said in an email.

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  • Aaron Judge crushes two more HRs; New York Yankees blast Baltimore Orioles
Aaron Judge crushes two more HRs; New York Yankees blast Baltimore Orioles

When they're setting records as a New York Yankee and helping the Bronx Bombers return to the top of the baseball world, there's something a little extra special about that. He went 6.2 innings while allowing just one earned run (three total) on four hits. Judge has looked like a completely different player from the overmatched rookie who str...

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  • Tottenham Hotspur: Kane brace not enough for England in Paris
Tottenham Hotspur: Kane brace not enough for England in Paris

Raphael Varane was sent off for fouling Dele Alli , gifting England a man advantage and penalty in one fell swoop after the initial no-call. "And equally we saw the things that have to get better - defending as a team and managing the game, in particular the period once France had gone down to 10 men".

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  • Yuvi is an outstanding achiever in Indian cricket: Kohli
Yuvi is an outstanding achiever in Indian cricket: Kohli

That led to the end of the really controversial Greg Chappell era as coach. Australians would never forget this innings, wouldn't they? Of course that's not to say that there's no tension and drama when the two meet! But back home, people are expecting a lot from us as well.

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  • Muguruza, Venus out; French Open to have 1st-time Slam champ
Muguruza, Venus out; French Open to have 1st-time Slam champ

After conceding the first set, the defending champion defeated the World No.53 on Wednesday evening 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-2 in two hours and eight minutes, EFE news agency reported. That year, Mary Pierce, the last Frenchwoman to lift the Suzanne Lenglen Cup in 2000, reached the final, losing to Spaniard Arantxa Sanchez. The French Open match betwe...

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  • Timers to continue streak at US Open?
Timers to continue streak at US Open?

Open that is desperate to have a smooth tournament. "Obviously, I've seen guys talking about the rough and the hay and this and that", Rose said , "and of course, it's a huge penalty if you miss big this week". Steve Stricker , a proud son of Wisconsin, dearly wanted to play in the first U.S. Open in his home state. Speaking of Congressional , ...

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  • Kevin Durant lauds Kyrie Irving, says he's better than Allen Iverson
Kevin Durant lauds Kyrie Irving, says he's better than Allen Iverson

Both Durant and Simmons agreed that Uncle Drew's game is relevant to that of a auto "that has everything". It turns out the questionable hot takes coming out of this year's NBA Finals didn't just come from the media. Durant told SLAM Magazine how impressed he was with Kyrie Irving's play in the Finals and had a comparison that may have som...

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  • LeBron not faulting Warriors for building powerhouse team
LeBron not faulting Warriors for building powerhouse team

This was the fourth straight game in The Finals, dating back to last summer historic rally from being down 3-1, when the Cavs won an elimination game. "That's exactly what happened throughout the season", Durant said. I'm sure it's going to continue. When these two lineups go head to head, Cleveland can't keep up.

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  • Marquinhos se voit rester — PSG
Marquinhos se voit rester — PSG

Le projet est très fort, toujours plus important, avec plus de bons joueurs à chaque été. Pour créer ce projet important, nous avons des discussions pour former une base, une idée. "Il y a un joueur brésilien dont on parle beaucoup pour le PSG , c'est Thiago Maia. En ce moment, je pense à mes vacances, à ma famille, j'essaie d'en profiter un peu",...

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  • Fans already lining up for Penguins' Stanley Cup parade
Fans already lining up for Penguins' Stanley Cup parade

Throw in last year's Cup run and that total reaches 213 games played in under two calendar years. It's actually pretty exciting to think about the tandem he and Crosby can become over the next few seasons. That honor belongs to the Oilers , Lighting and Capitals, who are all 10/1, respectively, to hoist the Cup next season. "Repeating is hard",...

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  • ICC Champions Trophy: Pakistan opt to field against England, Mohammad Amir out
ICC Champions Trophy: Pakistan opt to field against England, Mohammad Amir out

Pakistan will face the victor of tomorrow's/Thursday's semi-final between India and Bangladesh , meaning we are guaranteed an all-Asian final. The 25-year-old Rumman, originally summoned as an injury replacement for Wahab Riaz after the fast bowler suffered a tournament-ending ankle injury against India , has represented Pakistan in two Tw...

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  • Kane demands England improvement
Kane demands England improvement

Harry Kane provided England with the ideal start when he turned in Ryan Bertrand's cross after only nine minutes - but the pace and movement of the France attack was soon proving too much for manager Gareth Southgate's experimental three-man defence.

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  • Le Graët veut prolonger Deschamps à une condition — EdF
Le Graët veut prolonger Deschamps à une condition — EdF

Invité de Team Duga sur RMC , le président de la Fédération Française de Football a affirmé que si Deschamps se qualifiait pour la plus grande des compétitions internationales, il prolongerait le Biarrot jusqu'en 2020. Dos au mur, on a montré un très beau visage. Car terminer la saison de cette manière, c'est toujours mieux pour les têtes. Il le...

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  • La 5e étape pour Sagan, Caruso en jaune — Tour de Suisse
La 5e étape pour Sagan, Caruso en jaune — Tour de Suisse

La course a été marquée par l'abandon, après une chute, du champion en titre Miguel Angel Lopez . L'Américain Benjamin King (Dimension Data) et le Néerlandais Jesper Asselman (Roompot-Nederlandse Loterij), derniers rescapés d'une échappée qui comprenait également Jelle Wallays (Lotto Soudal), ont été repris à cinq kilomètres de l'arrivée.

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