• It's Official! UFC Sells For $4 Billion
It's Official! UFC Sells For $4 Billion

The Fertitta Brothers , casino operators who bought UFC in 2001 for US$2 million, will remain minority partners and UFC president Dana White will keep his position. There will be little change for UFC's promotion with a full schedule of fights for 2016 leading up to UFC's debut at Madison Square Garden since NY legalized MMA this year.

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  • Euro 2016 Final: France vs. Portugal preview, by the numbers
Euro 2016 Final: France vs. Portugal preview, by the numbers

Sagna added: "Sure, he's an exceptional player, but I have to play against top players every week so it doesn't scare me". "This makes me proud, I always dreamed about winning something for Portugal and I hope it will be this time ". "They deserved to win the match and the Euro". Notable, Portugal has been unable to win any match out of ...

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  • Cavaliers agree to deal with Chris Andersen
Cavaliers agree to deal with Chris Andersen

The Cleveland Cavaliers announced Friday that they have traded seldom-used big man Sasha Kaun to the Philadelphia 76ers. The Sixers intend to waive Kaun once the trade is completed, league sources told ESPN. Andersen, 38, has played 14 National Basketball Association seasons for eight different teams. Andersen, whose mutual interest with the ...

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  • Crosby takes Cup to hometown coffee shop
Crosby takes Cup to hometown coffee shop

Streamers and confetti fall around Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby as he holds onto the Stanley Cup while riding in the victory parade in Pittsburgh. Back then, a military Sea King helicopter carrying Crosby and the Cup landed on the flight deck of HMCS Preserver at the Halifax Dockyard. Crosby stopped by the hockey school he runs there to sho...

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  • Bowie qualifies for Rio in 200m sprint
Bowie qualifies for Rio in 200m sprint

However, a close 200m final at the US Olympic trials saw the 30-year-old, who won the US 400m title the week before, miss out on a place in the half-lap event by just 0.01. Runner-up Sandi Morris (15-7) and third-place finisher Alexis Weeks (15-5) earned spots on the Olympic team in Rio. None other than Nadia Comaneci.

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  • Corbyn backer switches allegiance to challenger Owen Smith
Corbyn backer switches allegiance to challenger Owen Smith

THE Labour Party has been accused of "stifling democracy" by some of its members in Swansea West after local branch meetings were suspended by the party's ruling National Executive Committee. The vote at Unite conference follows the decision of CWU union branch in Bristol to stop supporting the city's anti-Corbyn Labour MPs. The motion was pass...

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  • Schoop's homer in 8th lifts Orioles past Rays 4-3
Schoop's homer in 8th lifts Orioles past Rays 4-3

All the hits and walks led to 108 pitches in only five innings, forcing the Orioles to turn to the bullpen early. The Rays brought Archer back out for the eighth inning in a tie game on Friday and it backfired, as he gave up the deciding run on a solo home run to Jonathan Schoop .

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  • Ben Simmons at point guard makes sense for 76ers
Ben Simmons at point guard makes sense for 76ers

You've played maybe, what, eight games in the summer? Thomas has a point about Simmons being 19. Simmons got hurt in the opening game of the Summer League and a scheduled rest might be the best course of action to make sure he doesn't re-aggravate an injury.

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  • Double triumph for Serena as Williams sisters win Wimbledon title
Double triumph for Serena as Williams sisters win Wimbledon title

The long wait to see her name alongside Graf was a stressful time for the 34-year-old American. The 71st singles title of Williams' astonishing career also moved her within two of Martina Navratilova's all-time record of nine Wimbledon triumphs.

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  • Defending champion Novak Djokovic knocked out by Sam Querrey
Defending champion Novak Djokovic knocked out by Sam Querrey

An early defeat at the Wimbledon Championships has cast doubts on Novak Djokovic's participation at the Rio Olympics. And compare the pair's past records at the All England Club: Both entered this matchup with the same number of losses at the event, eight, but the difference in wins was the not-insignificant tally of 54 for Djokovic to nine f...

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  • US Women's Open: Ko in the lead, but several in close range
US Women's Open: Ko in the lead, but several in close range

Lydia Ko plays a shot during the second round at the US Open. CHAMPIONS: John Riegger wasn't sure he'd be able to play the second round of the Dick's Sporting Goods Open because of a lingering case of shingles. Earlier, Ko looked to be on track for her third major. Ko holed three birdies and a bogey throughout her third round, having moved in...

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  • Kevin Durant officially signs with the Golden State Warriors
Kevin Durant officially signs with the Golden State Warriors

Some of them even angrily took their frustrations on the Facebook page of the 2014 NBA MVP's restaurant called KD's in Oklahoma City, according to SF Gate . As Durant made his decision at The Hamptons this past weekend, there were a ton of people in his ear, including his father, Wayne Pratt. The only hope any western conference team can have ...

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  • Broncos offer Miller record $70M guaranteed
Broncos offer Miller record $70M guaranteed

Disliked by players, coaches and fans alike, the franchise tag is basically a form of fiscal punishment, preventing star players with an expired contract from negotiating for a new, much bigger deal for an entire year. On Friday, he signed a record $114.5 million deal with the team, according to Spotrac , a salary tracking site. That salary was ...

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  • Grizzlies will reportedly offer Mike Conley full five-year max deal
Grizzlies will reportedly offer Mike Conley full five-year max deal

However, you have to wonder if the fact that the Mavericks are already saying "no thank you" in regards to re-signing Parsons should send up red flags for the Lakers. Signing Conley later rather than sooner would preserve the Grizzlies' cap space that could be between $25-30 million. Parsons also met with the Portland Trail Blazers before decidin...

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  • Von Miller, Broncos agree to 6-year contract with $70 million guaranteed
Von Miller, Broncos agree to 6-year contract with $70 million guaranteed

A source familiar with the talks told ESPN he was "optimistic" the deal could be done before the Friday 4pm deadline. In June, Miller said on Chelsea Handler's Netflix show that he did not expect to sit out the season, but he would like more stability from the organization.

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  • Blues sign Schwartz to five-year contract extension
Blues sign Schwartz to five-year contract extension

Schwartz was a restricted free agent prior to signing this long-term extension with St. Louis. Schwartz has 70 goals and 87 assists for 157 points in 240 games over five season, all with St. Schwartz played two seasons for Colorado College where he recorded 88 points (32 goals) in 60 games. The Wilcox, Saskatchewan native debut with the Blues d...

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  • Espinosa powers the Nats to a crushing 12-1 win
Espinosa powers the Nats to a crushing 12-1 win

Nats starter Stephen Strasburg dealing in the third inning against the Reds on Sunday afternoon. Matt Belisle gave up the Reds' first hit and run in the eighth, 11-1, but, Stephen Drew gave the Nationals their 11-run lead back with a solo blast in the bottom of the inning.

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  • France favourites, but Portugal will win Euro 2016: Cristiano Ronaldo
France favourites, but Portugal will win Euro 2016: Cristiano Ronaldo

He has had less opportunity to counter-attack, less service from attacking midfield players and so had fewer opportunities to score. "It is not only Ronaldo who is a threat from set pieces". Sagna added: "Sure, he's an exceptional player, but I have to play against top players every week so it doesn't scare me". So while France are favourit...

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  • Wales in history-making bid to reach Euro 2016 semi-final
Wales in history-making bid to reach Euro 2016 semi-final

Wales captain Ashley Williams showed his timeless leadership qualities as he sent home a significant equaliser that ultimately brought Wales back into the quarter-final. "It's a disappointment because we had a golden chance to go to the final". "Don't be afraid to have dreams", the Wales manager told BBC Sport . In contrast, Belgium he...

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  • Von Miller signs six-year extension with Denver Broncos
Von Miller signs six-year extension with Denver Broncos

This week, Houston's deal - six years, $101 million with $52.5 million in guarantees - was blown out of the water, the Suh and Cox deals were surpassed, and Luck was Miller's only true competition. It would be hard for me to sit out, missing out on $14 million, but I think Von is serious in what he's saying. Miller's guarantee shatters what...

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