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Floyd Mayweather To Fight Conor McGregor


Earlier last week, White and McGregor both stated that they have come to an agreement for the fight vs. Mayweather, a retired former boxing world champion. UFC president Dana White has said he hopes to meet with Al Haymon, Mayweather's adviser, this week to discuss terms for the bout. I want to see him use all the skills he has, and I want to see Mayweather fight the best of his sport, like Saul "Canelo" Alvarez or Gennady Golovkin. Read More »

Kane not for sale, vows Pochettino

The England global scored four goals away to Leicester last night to move top of the pile heading into the final weekend of the season. - Spurs are the third team to score 7+ goals in an away Premier League game (Man Utd 8-1 v Nottm Forest in Feb '99 and Nottm Forest 7-1 v Sheff Weds in April '95). Read More »

Jose Mourinho already knows his Manchester United side for Europa League final

Zachary Dearnley is one of several youngsters in line to make their senior debuts for Manchester United on Sunday, with Jose Mourinho expected to name a weakened side for the final Premier League of the season. "I've dreamed about it so many times so, for it to come true, I'm delighted", Harrop told MUTV . Manchester United's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho watches his players warm up for the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Cyrstal Palace at Old ... Read More »

Conte: How I Led Chelsea To Premier League Title

Sunderland boss David Moyes said he had received advance notice of Chelsea's plans, and his goalkeeper Jordan Pickford obligingly kicked the ball out under direction from Blues striker Diego Costa. Speaking to Sky Sports , Neville said: "You hope (Rooney doesn't leave) but the way the season's gone, particularly since Christmas, he's not been involved as much as he'd probably have liked". Read More »

Camp Nou hurrah not goodbye for Luis Enrique

Barcelona boss Luis Enrique has insisted that his final match as club manager will be a goodbye, ahead of Sunday evening's match against Eibar at the Nou Camp. Spain centre-back Pique last featured for Luis Enrique's men in the 4-1 win over Villarreal two weeks ago and was on the sidelines when Las Palmas were dispatched by the same scoreline last time out. Read More »

Arsene Wenger "surprised" by Arsenal, Manchester United cordiality


The Switzerland global, who is being monitored ahead of tomorrow's trip to Southampton after aggravating an ankle injury against Manchester United on Sunday, has divided opinion among Gunners fans. "Now we have a second game and we have to be ready because it will be a big game for us". "It has been a long journey - match number 14 in the Europa League - and we want to win". Read More »

New York Knicks: Firing Josh Longstaff is another Knicks shortcoming

The Knicks declined to comment on the meeting between Jackson and Janis, which was first reported by the New York Daily News . The New York Knicks continued their "Make Kristaps Porzingis Mad" world tour this weekend. Longstaff went to Latvia last summer to work with Porzingis and attend his camp. Longstaff initially joined the Knicks with Derek Fisher and was one of the few remaining holdovers. Read More »

Rory McIlroy six shots off the first round lead at Sawgrass

Eleven players are tied at 3-under, including 2010 Open Champion Louis Oosthuizen of South Africa, Francesco Molinari of Italy, Ponte Vedra Beach resident David Lingmerth of Sweden and Americans Brendan Steele, Kyle Stanley, Daniel Berger and Daniel Summerhays. Read More »

Yankees to honor Jeter between games of doubleheader Sunday


George Steinbrenner's children, Jessica, Hal and Jennifer presented Jeter with the plaques and rings at the beginning of the ceremony. His number will be retired before a Mother's Day game against Houston, the team said. You also know the way he has been and likely always will be discussed by fans. Driven onto the field in a cart, Jeter was accompanied by his sister Sharlee, his nephew, and wife Hannah as "My Way" by Frank Sinatra blared over the speakers. Read More »

Zidane remains calm with Madrid one point away from the title

The ill feeling increased when Celta were denied a penalty for a handball by Raphael Varane towards the end of the first half which saw Aspas booked for dissent. And boy, has that plan worked out perfectly. The ball went through the legs of defender Gustavo Cabral and gave goalkeeper Sergio Alvarez no chance. "We scored early and then had 20 hard minutes", added Zidane. Read More »

Djokovic announces Agassi will coach him at French Open

Alexander Zverev won his first ATP Masters 1000 Tournament and announced that he is not just a talented kid anymore, but one of the main contenders for winning the title at every tournament where he appears. Djokovic, who turns 30 on Monday, was the youngest man to have won a Masters until Marin Cilic claimed Cincinnati a year ago. Following a tough start to the season Djokovic parted ways with his coaching staff and has since been operating without a designated coach. Read More »

United Kingdom 'funds' basis of wild card


Instead, she will attempt to crash the field by playing the qualifying tournament. On Thursday, Sharapova was granted a wild card to play in the pre-Wimbledon tournament in Birmingham. Despite the Lawn Tennis Association welcoming her into the Aegon Classic in Birmingham, it was not a foregone conclusion that Sharapova would be afforded such treatment by Wimbledon's tennis sub-committee. Read More »

Tottenham's Kane wants 100 goals by end of next season

The 45-year-old Argentinian said he was not anxious Kane would leave in the close season as Spurs were in a position to keep the players they wanted to keep. Resistance is futile. There is not a better centre-forward in the Premier League than Harry Kane. Pochettino said: " Harry Kane's a special player, he loves Tottenham. Read More »

Finals are 1 win away for Warriors

The Spurs are the NBA's gold standard, with 20 consecutive seasons of at least 50 wins and that many consecutive seasons in the playoffs. The San Antonio Spurs are averaging 106.5 points on 46.5 percent shooting and allowing 104.5 points on 45.6 percent shooting. Read More »

Man United youngsters impress, but Mourinho only thinking of European final


The two clubs have won the European Cup seven times between them - Ajax four times, United three - but Ajax's triumph in 1992 is the only victory for either side in the Europa League, previously known as the Uefa Cup. Peter Bosz's exciting young team have carried the club to a first European final since a 4-2 loss on penalties to Juventus in the deciding match of the 1995-96 Champions League. Read More »

John Terry vows to return to Chelsea

Most notably, Arsenal will not be in the competition for the first time since the 1997-98 season. Not sure about that underdog take, considering Arsenal may be more desperate but they'll also be facing more pressure. But Conte said: "John is strong and the moments I have called him to play he has shown this". You have to try and do it quickly if you can, that's the best way. Read More »

Vikings' Zimmer to take time off after latest eye surgery


They put the gas bubble in", Zimmer said, per the St. Paul Pioneer Press . A year ago, Zimmer missed the Vikings' early December game against the Cowboys after he underwent an emergency procedure to fix a detached retina on November 30. Zimmer's first surgery was the day after the Chicago game to fix a torn retina. The only real bad news is that the Vikings head coach will not be able to fly for 6 weeks. Read More »

DeGrom dominates early, survives rocky 7th to end Mets' skid


Braves 7, Nationals 4: Nick Markakis hit a go-ahead single in the eighth inning and Kurt Suzuki added a two-run homer. After the Los Angeles Angels star hits a home run after midnight EST, he wakes up the next day in California to text messages from friends and family he grew up with in Millville. Read More »

Real Madrid wins its 1st Spanish title since 2012


The only thing in our minds is to go out to win the game. Barcelona spectacularly came from two goals behind to beat Eibar 4-2 on home soil, Real Madrid's two-goal victory ultimately saw them finish three points clear at the top of La Liga. Read More »

Cavs put record beating on Celtics to take 2-0 lead

He recorded a career-high 22 triple-doubles, tied for the NBA's sixth-highest total in a single season. We need to appreciate his greatness, because we may never see a pure athlete as dominant as Russ ever again. Wall averaged career-highs in points (23.1), assists (10.7), steals (2.0) and field-goal percentage (45.1). James' work with at-risk Akron school children through his charitable LeBron James Family Foundation is well known. Read More »

James snubbed for MVP award

Celtic pride is very real. Davis, 6-10, 252, finished the season ranked fourth in the National Basketball Association points per game (28.0 - career-high), seventh in rebounds per game (11.8 - career-high) and second in blocks per game (2.2), becoming just the eighth player in National Basketball Association history to finish the season ranked among the top seven of all three categories. Read More »

Raptors take step backwards with sweep to Cavs


This is the third straight trip to the Eastern Conference finals for the Cavaliers and the seventh straight trip for a LeBron-led team. Money is great, but at the same time I ask 'how much fun am I going to have? "I'll take those numbers". However, getting swept in the second round by the team you've had in the crosshairs all season doesn't do much to boost confidence. "We lost yesterday. Read More »