• Cormier gets Silva as new UFC 200 opponent
Cormier gets Silva as new UFC 200 opponent

Anderson Silva is a massive draw and is one of the best case scenarios for salvaging the card on just two days notice. Aside from Silva, White revealed that other fighters who wanted to take on Cormier were Gegard Mousasi and Dan Henderson .

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  • On cusp of history, Phil Mickelson shoots 63 at British Open
On cusp of history, Phil Mickelson shoots 63 at British Open

Defending champion Zach Johnson , who was in the top three in total putts and greens in regulation at the 2015 Open Championship, finished at 4-under. "But at the same time I am happy with the way I fought and without feeling comfortable at all I managed to shoot three under". "I knew today was a day where you had to make the most of the conditi...

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  • Germany edge out Italy on penalties
Germany edge out Italy on penalties

Leonardo Bonucci restored parity for Italy in the 78th minute, as the game went to penalties. And, after Hector tucked his effort away, Conte's side were eliminated with the 46-year-old now ready to head to Stamford Bridge proud of what his team accomplished.

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  • Zaza sorry for 'letting down' Italy fans
Zaza sorry for 'letting down' Italy fans

Or to be more exact, Jerome Boateng did, flapping his arms around in the penalty box with the result being Italy gifted a penalty. However, Azzurri head Antonio Conte has said that he is proud of his team. And although the Germans missed more penalties on Saturday than they had in the previous 40 years, the world champions are now two victories...

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  • Big Four fail to make impression at British Open
Big Four fail to make impression at British Open

The 2013 victor of the Claret Jug came within inches of becoming the first golfer ever to record a 62 in major championship history as his birdie putt at the last licked the cup, just refusing to drop. "It's only a quarter of a long marathon". "It's a good start ". It's a very good start , but we'll see how the weather will turn out (today) and t...

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  • Broad would have included Anderson in first-Test squad
Broad would have included Anderson in first-Test squad

Pakistan's current tour of England includes four Tests, five ODIs and one T20I. Trent Bridge went well, Durban went well. May 02: Amir is selected selection for the England tour, leaving him on course to make a Test return on July 14 at Lord's - the scene of his crime almost six years earlier.

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  • Wimbledon 2016: Raonic Stuns Federer To Proceed To Final
Wimbledon 2016: Raonic Stuns Federer To Proceed To Final

Soon, he was in charge. "I sort of persevered". "Something went wrong. Very sad about that and angry at myself because never should I allow him to get out of that (fourth) set that easily", Federer said. For the first time the 29-year-old has the advantage of experience against first-time finalist Raonic, who in this era still counts as an up...

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  • Noah Syndergaard Injury: Updates on Mets Star's Arm and Return
Noah Syndergaard Injury: Updates on Mets Star's Arm and Return

After tossing 6 2/3 innings Sunday against Cincinnati in his return from an upper back strain, Strasburg was pulled with a no-hitter intact because he had already thrown 109 pitches. Pitcher Noah Syndergaard then departed in the fifth after a pair of fastballs registered 93 and 91 miles per hour. "It's been a clean slide for over 100 years", Wert...

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  • Friends fire Murray closer to Federer showdown
Friends fire Murray closer to Federer showdown

The Scot's quarter-final against Tsonga was his ninth in a row at Wimbledon , matching the run of American great Pete Sampras. This match is Murray's to lose, but expect him to make it out as the victor. Semifinal Friday at Wimbledon will feature two of the proverbial "Big 4" in the men's game. Either Raonic or Querrey will face the victor o...

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  • Stanford picked to win Pac-12 in preseason media poll
Stanford picked to win Pac-12 in preseason media poll

The Pac-12 preseason media poll has correctly selected the conference champion 29 of 55 times, but only a meager two times in the last nine polls. Here's the divisional breakdown of the poll. The Wildcats are coming off a 7-6 season in which the team lost all six games in Pac-12 play. Oregon State (2-10, 0-9 in 2015) had 33 points, the lowest...

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  • France celebrate victory over Iceland in Euro 2016
France celebrate victory over Iceland in Euro 2016

Didier Deschamps' men will take on Germany in Marseille on Friday morning (July 8) for a place in the final, while Iceland will return home as heroes after a remarkable run in their first appearance at a major tournament. Afterwards we let up a little, and I really wanted to protect Olivier Giroud and Laurent Koscielny. Worse was to come for the...

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  • Pepe: Portugal Won Euro 2016 'For Cristiano Ronaldo'
Pepe: Portugal Won Euro 2016 'For Cristiano Ronaldo'

Former France worldwide Frank Leboeuf thinks "someone like Pepe " should have won the Euro 2016 best player award over Antoine Griezmann. We did not see too much of him otherwise. Coach Fernando Santos had dubbed the team "the ugly duckling". Victory was above all sweet for Ronaldo , despite his early exit. However, Portugal's historic triump...

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  • Brock Lesnar noncommittal on future after UFC 200 win
Brock Lesnar noncommittal on future after UFC 200 win

Nunes battered Tate before slapping on a rear-naked choke to become the UFC's first openly gay champion. "I waited 10 years". I feel wonderful. I'm going to go back to Brazil and visit my family. The Irish star stood amid the floor crowd at cageside while Edgar began his pursuit of the elusive Aldo, whose striking and speed showed no effects from...

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  • Olympic champion Allyson Felix fails to make US team for Rio Games
Olympic champion Allyson Felix fails to make US team for Rio Games

It knocked loose one of her running shoes and she had to stop to adjust it, falling hopelessly behind the pack. The stars of the London Games joined American leader Simone Biles, Laurie Hernandez, Aly Raisman and Maggie Kocian as the five women named Sunday night to the Olympic gymnastics team headed to the Rio Games, a selection panel announce...

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  • Koji Uehara: Change of plans: Koji Uehara to close for Sox
Koji Uehara: Change of plans: Koji Uehara to close for Sox

The Red Sox acquired the relief pitcher from the Arizona Diamondbacks for prospects Jose Almonte and Luis Alejandro Basabe early Saturday, and he'll have to get right to work with closer Craig Kimbrel on the disabled list following surgery to fix a meniscus tear.

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  • Murray to face Raonic in Wimbledon final after Berdych rout
Murray to face Raonic in Wimbledon final after Berdych rout

Murray's most recent encounter with the big-serving Raonic came in the pre-Wimbledon warm-up event at Queen's Club when he beat him in a fiercely-contested final having trailed. Murray will lean heavily on his greater experience against the 25-year-old, who has never appeared in the final of a Slam. "I don't know at this point".

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  • Froome leads as Dumoulin takes the stage
Froome leads as Dumoulin takes the stage

Keep it PEZ for the all Tour de France up-dates, opinions, best photos, race reports, rider quotes and video action. "It was real old school bike racing". "It's a completely different kind of race, and for me a lot of the training I do is based on the final and the finish climb and race in a steady tempo".

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  • Southern Mississippi sprinter Tori Bowie qualifies for a pair of Olympic events
Southern Mississippi sprinter Tori Bowie qualifies for a pair of Olympic events

QUALIFICATION ALERT: Matthew Centrowitz made his second Olympic team with a victory in the 1,500 meters at the U.S. Track and Field Trials on Sunday. "Just trying to get through with what I have". This will be Huddle's second Olympic appearance - she finished 11th in the 5,000 at the London Games.

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  • Facebook Messenger Instant Articles Could Keep Politics Private
Facebook Messenger Instant Articles Could Keep Politics Private

Facebook Instant Articles, the articles from participating publications that load instantly when clicked, have made their way to Messenger. Plus given the social media site has partnered with so many publishing firms across the world to boost Instant Articles, it makes sense to bring the feature to the app.

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  • Tim Duncan Retirement Could Inspire Jahlil Okafor This Season
Tim Duncan Retirement Could Inspire Jahlil Okafor This Season

You have brought happiness, hope, and unity to a city that revolves around their Spurs and Tim Duncan . Papa Duncan is truly looking down from heaven, immensely proud the job that Pop did to live up to his promise. "Timmy's never been a very outspoken or emoting sort of individual on the court", Popovich said earlier this year. "That's reall...

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