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Conor McGregor vs Floyd Mayweather: Dana White defends super fight

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Mayweather has another advantage because the fight will be under boxing rules, which is something that Conor McGregor has never experience before. Brazilian Bethe Correia, whose bantamweight clash with American Holly Holm will be the main event of fight night here on Saturday, says it is going to be a tough fight for the Irishman. Read More »

Too strong - British Lions beats New Zealand Maori

That said, Johnny Sexton delivered an outstanding performance against the Maori in the Lions' 10 shirt and there remains a possibility that Gatland will pair up Farrell and the Irish out-half as a 10-12 combination. "You have just got to play to the whistle". "We won't sit down and pick the (test) team until Wednesday and I think that's only fair on the players that are taking the field on Tuesday", Gatland told reporters in Hamilton. Read More »

UEFA Champions League Squad of the Season: Real Madrid feature heavily

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CARDIFF, Wales (AP) - After another potent demonstration of Cristiano Ronaldo's enduring scoring prowess, surely no Real Madrid fan can contemplate criticizing him now. Karim Benzema picked up possession and passed to Ronaldo. "Now he is the best coach in the world". But within seven minutes, Ronaldo was shaking his head and scowling after seeing an equalizer of individual brilliance. Read More »

Swansea keen on Chelsea youngster Abraham

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Sigurdsson scored nine times and registered 13 assists in 38 Premier League appearances for Swansea last season, while Llorente scored 15 times in England's top flight following a move from Sevilla last summer. We want to keep our best players and to that end Gylfi Sigurdsson and Fernando Llorente had good seasons with us past year. "Gomis [moving] to Galatasaray is possible, we have been talking, " Jenkins said. Read More »

Shane Lowry looking forward to seeing 'carnage' in future US Opens

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He had since won THE PLAYERS in 2015. Bobby Jones may have known all things about golf but he didn't know this Open would be won, not lost, by a 27-year-old with the steely resolve to respond to Matsuyama's late challenge by dropping three straight birdies on him after he'd closed to within that single sliver of a stroke. Read More »

Sarfraz Ahmed thanks nation for support

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Zaman meanwhile will go down in Pakistan cricketing history as the player who scored 114 runs against India in the final of an ICC world event. Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed was all praise for his team for staging a dramatic comeback after the loss to India in the league stage. Read More »

Manchester United Set To Bring Cristiano Ronaldo Back To Old Trafford

Jorge Mendes , who is one of the most influential personalities in soccer, is also Ronaldo's agent. Manchester United to offer £175 and De Gea for Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo . Manchester City have also been linked with the signature of Ronaldo , but given his love and respect for Manchester United , it is hard to see the the once Reds moving to wear the Blues. Read More »

Penguins sticking with Murray for Game 5

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Of course, if the Predators actually win the Stanley Cup , they'll be Nashville legends. And his name isn't Murray. The Pittsburgh Penguins are one win away from capturing a second straight Stanley Cup thanks to an epic blowout win in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final on Thursday night, 6-0 over the Nashville Predators . Read More »

Delay confirmed for post-election Queen's Speech

But the decision is also a tacit admission of some of the parliamentary battles ahead: ditching the Queen's Speech for 2018 means the Government will avoid having to push through another vote on its legislative programme at the height of Brexit negotiations - and possibly tensions. Read More »

Vegas Golden Knights hold cards as NHL expansion draft nears

McPhee plans to finalize the Golden Knights' roster Tuesday night, check with the National Hockey League to make sure everything's good to go, sleep on it and submit it Wednesday morning before the deadline. Jonathan Marchessault is a big-name youngster available to the Golden Knights. In other words, Vegas will be in the driver's seat for the next few days, bartering with clubs that wish to hang on to the players on their unprotected list in exchange for giving up prospects and draft ... Read More »

Pakistan played "perfect game" in CT win: Gilchrist

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Actor cum director Kamal Rashid Khan, who is popular for his controversial remarks, alleged that the Indian captain Virat Kohli should be behind bars for "fixing the Champions Trophy final", after India received crushing defeat against Pakistan by 180 runs. Read More »

Deputies shot at Coffee Co. Courthouse

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Community members at the Coffee County Justice Center in Manchester were caught in the middle of a unsafe situation when an inmate escaped custody and shot two deputies. Manchester Mayor Lonnie Norman said the shooting occurred Monday afternoon and did not involve any city employees. After fleeing to Madison Street, he entered an inhabited home, exited and stopped behind an adjacent house. Read More »

Johnson ready for break after Open flop

Fowler goes into the third round knowing he got away with having something less than his best stuff on Friday, but he's just 1 shot off the lead after 36 holes. Open with a 75. I've been there a handful of times and had some good finishes. The U.S. Open at Erin Hills in Erin , Wis., headed into the weekend with a four-way tie for the lead . Read More »

Real president Perez "not contemplating" Ronaldo departure

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The complaint was quickly followed by reports that Ronaldo has chose to leave Madrid ahead of next season following his tax problems, but Perez is adamant the prolific forward will only be on the move for a huge transfer fee. According to reports in The Express , Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is lining up a move for Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo - who could cost more than £150m - in order to keep Antonio Conte at the club. Read More »

Philly gets No. 1 pick from Sixers, chance to draft Fultz

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There will, of course, be more details to come. Lakers looking to add another first-round draft pick, sources say: ESPN: Los Angeles now holds the second and 28th picks in this year's draft. Philadelphia will pair Fultz, a high-scoring point guard out of the University of Washington, with Simmons, last year's No.1 overall pick who missed the entire season with a foot injury . Read More »

Celtics trade #1 pick in NBA Draft to Philadelphia

The 76ers have a chance to add a point guard to the roster of big men they've assembled through their years of returning to the draft lottery. The Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers made their agreed-upon trade official Monday, a deal that will see the teams swap the Nos. Read More »

76ers get No. 1 pick from Celtics, chance to draft Fultz

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A team like the Los Angeles Clippers could jump into the mix and convince George to sign a long-term deal. The 2017 NBA Draft is this Thursday and we've already seen plenty of fireworks. Ainge was able to poker-hand his way to getting three first-round picks by only going down two slots in the draft, once again proving that there's much more flexibility when a team isn't in need of talent. Read More »

Hlas: Zach Johnson frustrated, but plays on in US Open

Shane Lowry proved the best of the Irish and the only one of the starting quartet to make the cut, reaching the half-way stage just inside the cut mark on one over par. "It's one of the hardest tests of golf we get through the year", Fowler said. Rory Mcilroy, of Ireland, and Jason Day, of Australia, walk on the eighth hole during the first round of the U.S. Read More »

Celtics, 76ers confirm NBA draft deal

Philadelphia chose Ben Simmons with first pick in the 2016 NBA Draft , Allen Iverson in 1996 and Doug Collins in 1973. The Sixers are reportedly going after University of Washington point guard Markelle Fultz , who has drawn comparisons to All-Star Russell Westbrook . Read More »

Bachinski and Ostapenko - polufinalistov Roland Garros

Bacsinszky overcame raucous support for Kiki Mladenovic to advance to her second Roland Garros semi-final 6-4 6-4 before unseeded Ostapenko rattled Caroline Wozniacki with a 4-6 6-2 6-2 success . She is looking to become the first player since Gustavo Kuerten at the 1997 French Open to win their first tour-level title at a major tournament. Read More »

Koepka clinches first major with victory at US Open

Koepka has arguably been the best of the current crop of young Americans for some time but has been unable to produce the results to prove it. South Korea's Kim Si-Woo is one back on nine under, just ahead of Patrick Reed , Charley Hoffman and Russell Henley on eight under. Read More »

India beat Pakistan 7-1 in Hockey World League semi-final

From there on, Junaid Khan (1-20) removed Ravindra Jadeja (15) while Hasan cleaned the final two wickets to secure a 180 run victory. He celebrated with an extravagant twirl of his bat and kissed the turf as the Pakistan supporters sensed an unlikely win. Read More »

Titans sent packing after 6-4 CWS loss to Florida State

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Cal State Fullerton's trip to the CWS was the latter. Henderson is making the most of his senior season at FSU. The Noles will face Cal State Fullerton in an elimination game on Monday. And we made a mistake. Not expanding the lead left the door open for Fullerton and that was costly in the sixth inning. He allowed two runs, one earned, on three hits while walking four and striking out two. Read More »