• Miesha Tate just makes weight for Amanda Nunes bout
Miesha Tate just makes weight for Amanda Nunes bout

The former UFC and WWE Champion beat Mark Hunt in the co-main event at UFC 200. If Tate had walked through the door mere minutes later, the title fight with Amanda Nunes would have been cancelled while if "Cupcake" didn't make the weight limit, she would have been stripped of the title and the fight would go ahead but without the belt on the line...

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  • Top Free Agent Kevin Durant Goes To Golden State Warriors
Top Free Agent Kevin Durant Goes To Golden State Warriors

The two have a fantastic relationship, one that continued from a distance after Adams left for the Chicago Bulls six summers ago. Durant , the most coveted free agent this season, also had talks with the Boston Celtics , Miami Heat , San Antonio Spurs and the Los Angeles Clippers .

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  • Murray beats Raonic to claim second Wimbledon title
Murray beats Raonic to claim second Wimbledon title

The Swiss soon went to another three set points and this time he pounced, levelling the match when a Raonic backhand stab drifted wide. "It was phenomenal", Raonic said of his performance. "I felt. just so much stress and pressure and didn't really get the chance to enjoy it as much", Murray said. When the match started after an early spell o...

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  • UFC 200: Brock Lesnar wins in return bout, Nunes takes bantamweight title
UFC 200: Brock Lesnar wins in return bout, Nunes takes bantamweight title

Cormier was scheduled to face Jon Jones, but the interim light heavyweight champion was pulled Wednesday night due to a potential anti-doping violation. "The most important thing is I'm happy with my life". Now, with Nunes as the new bantamweight champion, this throws everything into flux once again, with Ronda Rousey waiting in the wings.

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  • Amanda Nunes: 4 Most Likely Opponents She Will Face Next
Amanda Nunes: 4 Most Likely Opponents She Will Face Next

But the top-billed light heavyweight title fight between Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones was abruptly cancelled this week after the United States Anti-Doping Agency informed UFC that the latter failed an out-of-competition dope test on June 16.

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  • Brad Ziegler Hopes To Bring 'Different Look' To Red Sox's Bullpen
Brad Ziegler Hopes To Bring 'Different Look' To Red Sox's Bullpen

RHP Nick Goody was recalled from Triple A. He should compete for time as the Red Sox closer for the next few weeks. The Red Sox acquired Arizona closer Brad Ziegler early Saturday, hours after learning Kimbrel would likely be sidelined for three-to-six weeks with an injured left knee.

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  • Murray Plays Down Pressure Of Djokovic Exit
Murray Plays Down Pressure Of Djokovic Exit

The world number one, bidding for a fourth Wimbledon title and 13th major, suffered his earliest loss at a Slam since the 2009 French Open. "Ivan Lendl is a great person to have on the team when expectations start to build around me because he's been through the same experience himself", Murray wrote in his blog for BBC Sport .

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  • Murray captures second Wimbledon title
Murray captures second Wimbledon title

His victory over Milos Raonic made it three Grand Slam wins, the third coming three long years after the second on the very same piece of hallowed turf. "The last time it was just pure relief and I didn't really enjoy the moment as much". Andy Murray celebrates winning the second set in the men's singles final against Milos Raonic at Wimbl...

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  • Portuguese Boy Consoles Devastated French Fan After Euro 2016 Final
Portuguese Boy Consoles Devastated French Fan After Euro 2016 Final

It is different from other leagues, and it is the best in the world, so of course it is hard. "It's something unbelievable in my career", Ronaldo said. "A (very) young Portuguese representing the best of an entire people". "They have quality and ability, along with our coach's strategy to win". Ronaldo continued to play a captain's role thoug...

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  • Hend, Aguilar share lead at Castle Stuart
Hend, Aguilar share lead at Castle Stuart

Lee slowed up on the back nine, hitting just one birdie, while Noren and Hatton both had two, to end in a three-way tie for third with Belgium's Nicolas Colsaerts and Italy's Matteo Manassero. People were just so nice to me past year. The 23-year-old Englishman is still searching for his maiden European Tour victory, but three birdies in a blem...

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  • Nunes new UFC women's champ
Nunes new UFC women's champ

The 28-year-old is also the first Brazilian woman to ever win a UFC championship belt. Nunes' victory catapulted her atop a bantamweight division already featuring Tate and former champions Holly Holm and Rousey, whose unbeaten reign seems like it ended years ago, not last November.

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  • Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce set for England talks
Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce set for England talks

Despite being just on the verge of signing the full-back, Santon - one of Allardyce's key priorities as he looked to strengthen on the right of defence - saw his proposed £3 million move from Inter Milan fall through despite flying to the North East for talks.

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  • Antoine Griezmann named player of the tournament for Euro 2016
Antoine Griezmann named player of the tournament for Euro 2016

Portugal beat France 1-0 on Sunday to win the Euro 2016 championship, earning the team its first major trophy. "It is a trophy for all Portuguese, for all immigrants, all the people who believed in us so I am very happy and very proud", Ronaldo said.

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  • Andy Murray Benefits From No-Nonsense Ivan Lendl's Influence
Andy Murray Benefits From No-Nonsense Ivan Lendl's Influence

Tsonga, 31, had three set points in the opening set but a spirited Murray kept with the Frenchman to take a 12-10 tie-break win. Such a meeting would be a repeat of the 2012 final, when the Swiss overcame the young Brit to secure his seventh Wimbledon honour.

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  • Mike Conley: Report: Mavs set meeting w/ FA Mike Conley
Mike Conley: Report: Mavs set meeting w/ FA Mike Conley

The Mavericks and other teams not named Memphis can offer Conley a four-year contract worth about $113 million. Parsons, who has ruled out a return to Dallas, will meet with the Grizzlies on Friday in Los Angeles. According to an article from Bleacher Report, Walton had a lot to say about the potential for the team to grab a guy like Parsons ...

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  • Griezmann wins Euro 2016 best player award
Griezmann wins Euro 2016 best player award

CRISTIANO RONALDO (PORTUGAL): The 31-year-old started slowly and was mocked by some as the Portuguese stumbled through the group behind Hungary and Iceland. The emotions showed by both Messi and Ronaldo this summer were genuine and their reactions - retiring feeling he has no more to give; celebrating joyously as his teammates won without him - cam...

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  • UFC sold for $4 billion, White stays on to run promotion
UFC sold for $4 billion, White stays on to run promotion

White is expected to stay on as president of the organization and to continue promoting upcoming fights. WME-IMG co-CEOs Ariel Emanuel and Patrick Whitesell said in a statement: "We've been fortunate over the years to represent UFC and a number of its remarkable athletes".

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  • Blue Jays DH Edwin Encarnacion drops appeal of one-game suspension
Blue Jays DH Edwin Encarnacion drops appeal of one-game suspension

The Tigers drew only a single base runner in the seventh as James McCann was able to get to base on a walk, but it didn't mean much as the Tigers weren't able to do anything else in the inning. It was his second start against his former team. The Tigers would add another run in the fourth as Jarrod Saltalamacchia drove in Upton with a single to ...

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  • Striking photo captures woman's arrest at police protest
Striking photo captures woman's arrest at police protest

In the video, Baton Rouge police seemingly tackle Mckesson from behind and take him into custody. The Atlantic magazine called the image, which prompted comments on social media from around the world, "a single photo from Baton Rouge that's hard to forget".

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  • Croatia In The Finals Of Olympic Qualification Tournament!
Croatia In The Finals Of Olympic Qualification Tournament!

Italy hasn't reached the Olympics since winning a silver medal in 2004. They limited Greece star Giannis Antetokounmpo to nine points. He missed all seven 3-point attempts and finished 3 for 14 from the field. Puerto Rico benefitted from phenomenal play from their point guards as J.J. Barea and Carlos Arroyo each submitted superb performances. ...

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