• Lionel Messi: Barcelona launch #WeAreAllLeoMessi support campaign
Lionel Messi: Barcelona launch #WeAreAllLeoMessi support campaign

We are talking about process that wasn't properly followed. He added: "I don't think he is a criminal - I don't believe he knew anything". Tebas also dismissed the notion that this case was part of any larger conspiracy against the Argentina star.

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  • Tacoma's Miesha Tate's perseverance rewarded with UFC 200 star role
Tacoma's Miesha Tate's perseverance rewarded with UFC 200 star role

That's really in the past for me. "She is so not on my radar right now". Tate is no stranger to suffering devastating defeats and has twice had to pick herself off the canvas following losses to Rousey. It was the first time Hendricks has been finished in his career. "The only thing that I care to talk about or be focused on is Amanda Nunes and...

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  • Anderson Silva Replaces Jon Jones as UFC 200 Opponent of Daniel Cormier
Anderson Silva Replaces Jon Jones as UFC 200 Opponent of Daniel Cormier

UFC 200 Embedded chronicled the moment UFC president Dana White told Cormier the bad news, and it was hard to watch. Miesha Tate will meet Amanda Nunes in the headline fight after Daniel Cormier vs Jon Jones was cancelled earlier this week due to a doping violation by Jones .

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  • Silva tabbed to fight Cormier at UFC 200 in place of Jones
Silva tabbed to fight Cormier at UFC 200 in place of Jones

UFC president Dana White said this week on FS1 that Jones popped for two separate banned agents. "Is there anything I can do?" But with just two days' notice, former middleweight king Anderson Silva has stepped in to fight Cormier in the 205lbs weight bracket.

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  • Winning Mega Millions numbers have been drawn
Winning Mega Millions numbers have been drawn

Sales of the $1 tickets fund the hefty prize, which was worth $380 million on Friday evening if a victor chooses an immediate cash payout instead of payments over 30 years. The only ticket matching the winning numbers - 8-19-20-55-73 and the Mega Ball of 5 - was in Indiana . Tickets are sold in 43 states, the District of Columbia and the U.S.

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  • Toronto FC's Giovinco, Montreal Impact's Drogba and Ciman named MLS all-stars
Toronto FC's Giovinco, Montreal Impact's Drogba and Ciman named MLS all-stars

Two United States men's national team members have been voted into the MLS All-Star Game Fan XI for the 2016 season. The Brazilian superstar scored a goal and registered one assist en route to MLS All-Star Most Valuable Player honors. Across all eras in club history (since 1975), Nagbe is ranked 10th for goals and sixth for assists, while ranking ...

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  • Kerber: Serena was just too good
Kerber: Serena was just too good

Together, the American duo have a ideal 14-0 record in grand slam doubles finals. The sisters last lost a doubles final in 1999 in San Diego. The 34-year-old American earned her 22nd championship on Centre Court Saturday at Wimbledon with a 7-5, 6-3 win over Germanys Angelique Kerber .

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  • France sets up for classic final against Portugal
France sets up for classic final against Portugal

France reached their first final for a decade and are chasing a first major trophy since Euro 2000, while Germany missed their chance to add the European title to the World Cup they won in 2014. The Marseille crowd enjoyed 20 minutes of collective bliss, and France will fancy themselves hard in the final. For the semi-final clash, the German...

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  • Ryan to Clapper: Deny Clinton access to confidential info after DNC convention
Ryan to Clapper: Deny Clinton access to confidential info after DNC convention

Comey announced July 5 that an nearly yearlong investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation found Clinton and her staff at the State Department were " extremely careless in their handling of very sensitive, highly classified information".

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  • Griezmann level with Ronaldo - Sagna
Griezmann level with Ronaldo - Sagna

Griezmann, who steered Atletico Madrid to the Champions League final this season, has scored six goals so far in the tournament, more than any player since France's Michel Platini hit a record nine at the 1984 finals. With his great rival Lionel Messi's Argentina career up in the air - the Barcelona star announced his worldwide retirement following...

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  • Hamilton Takes Pole for Home Grand Prix at Silverstone
Hamilton Takes Pole for Home Grand Prix at Silverstone

I didn't even feel like I was going to be running wide until the vehicle bottomed out and I just bounced outside the line, so then there was a lot of pressure on my final lap. "Car 6 [Rosberg] was not on an in lap when the time between the Safety Car lines was set", the stewards ruled. The FIA race director Charlie Whiting sent the teams a note on ...

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  • Durant's Warriors jersey is already a hot sell
Durant's Warriors jersey is already a hot sell

Andrew Bogut was the most heralded departure after Durant announced his decision Monday but there are five other Warriors free agents who will play for other teams next season. On the Warriors' pitch: "This group of guys, they came to see me and everything was real". It's something that you'll never take away from us. I understand the fans in Okla...

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  • England coach Eddie Jones to visit Orica-GreenEDGE at Tour de France
England coach Eddie Jones to visit Orica-GreenEDGE at Tour de France

Yes, England have a bigger pool of players to choose from than most countries but France have plenty too - and they are consistent under-achievers who hold review after review about why their national team can not match up to the strength of the Top 14.

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  • Liverpool enjoy successful day with Klopp contract and Sakho doping boost
Liverpool enjoy successful day with Klopp contract and Sakho doping boost

Both are set to leave - Liverpool have accepted a £15m bid from Bournemouth for Ibe, and are desperate to move Balotelli on - as Klopp undergoes a clearout at Anfield . He lost one or two headed challenges. Ings, who missed most of last season with a serious knee injury, came on at half-time as Klopp field two separate XIs and scored a 79th mi...

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  • Wimbledon: Wimbledon: Serena Williams determined to make amends
Wimbledon: Wimbledon: Serena Williams determined to make amends

The 2016 Wimbledon Championships will not play host to the first Grand Slam singles final meeting between Venus and Serena Williams for seven years after mixed results for the famous tennis sisters on ladies semi-final day. The world number 50 was the lowest-ranked female player to reach the last four since Sabine Lisicki in 2011, but proved no...

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  • No all-Williams final, but still one of note
No all-Williams final, but still one of note

The Russian held serve twice in the opening set, prompting sympathetic applause, but the world No. 50 was swept aside in the second set, winning only five points, as Serena marched to singles victory No. That was Kerber's first Grand Slam title, and prevented Serena from collecting her record-equaling 22nd. "I felt like I had no chance today", sh...

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  • Wimbledon 2016: Serena Williams cruises to final
Wimbledon 2016: Serena Williams cruises to final

Though Venus kept up scoreboard pressure on the German - even saving three break points in a 14-shot rally - she couldn't find a way to attack Kerber's serve and get back on even terms. "I just think it was a missed opportunity here", said Venus' coach, David Witt. "I think that's how I feel". Yet she was off her game and Kerber did enough, witho...

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  • Tour de France 2016: Froome takes yellow with eighth stage victory
Tour de France 2016: Froome takes yellow with eighth stage victory

After Mark Cavendish won the opening stage here, this is only the second Tour in which two different Brits have worn the yellow jersey, following Chris Boardman and Sean Yates in 1994. Yates, who insists he is not a GC contender, was also there to strengthen his hold on the white jersey he took on Friday in spite of his freakish collision with th...

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  • UO Journalism Students Train at the Olympic Trials
UO Journalism Students Train at the Olympic Trials

Olympic Trials, advancing to Saturday's semifinals by winning his first-round heat in the 110-meter hurdles event with a time of 13.44 seconds. The former Conference-USA Champion in the event entered ranked No. Twenty-four advance to the 1,500 semifinals. The top three finishers in Sunday's final will represent the U.S.at the Olympic Games next mon...

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  • Viking javelin throwers come up short at Olympic Trials
Viking javelin throwers come up short at Olympic Trials

Olympic track and field trials at Hayward Field on Thursday evening. Allen is coming off his second NCAA title in the event. Little dealt McLaughlin her only 400 hurdles loss when Little was first and McLaughlin, 14 at the time, was second at the 2014 U.S.

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