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Conor McGregor calls himself the 'new god of boxing'

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With that said, it seems as though Mayweather could very well just be taking a guess at McGregor's weight, and may actually have no idea where he's now at. "I like fighting. I'd do whatever", the IBF and WBA heavyweight champion told Britain's Press Association in comments published on Monday. "I gave that to charity", Wahlberg says. Read More »

Indians steal one from Red Sox with walk-off error

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The left-hander is 4-3 with a 1.65 ERA and has 79 strikeouts in 54 2/3 innings. Tribe starter Mike Clevinger was charged with all four runs on four hits (two homers) and four walks over 4.1 innings pitched before five relievers held Boston off the scoreboard. Read More »

Trentin wins fourth stage, Froome keeps lead

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I'm just taking it one day at a time at the moment. Italian Trentin landed a second win of this year's Vuelta for Quick-Step Floors in a sprint at the end of a largely flat 198km stage that played out in temperatures of up to 38C. "Esteban Chaves (Colombia / Orica-Scott) +11"; 7. But others were less fortunate with veterans Daniel Moreno ( Movistar ) and Domenico Pozzovivo (Ag2R-La Mondiale) among a handful of riders who crashed heavily on the outskirts of the famous seaside resort of ... Read More »

Chelsea Commends Aluko over Bullying Claim

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Sampson is alleged to have made the comment ahead of an England worldwide against Germany in 2014, which Aluko's Nigerian relatives were travelling over for. This follows Aluko's claim in her eight-page complaint that Sampson made a comment with "racial and prejudicial connotations" to a mixed-race player, who he insinuated had been arrested by the police, during a tournament meeting in 2015. Read More »

Wayne Rooney: Everton striker's focus is on club rather than country

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TEN-MAN Manchester City were forced to come from behind last night to rescue a point and ensure their first home game of the season was not one to forget. The second booking looked harsh, with Walker barely brushing Mason Holgate's midriff with his elbow as he backed into the Everton full back. But there was no glaring opportunity, the most notable event a second yellow card - also harsh - shown to Morgan Schneiderlin , leaving both sides frustrated and relieved in equal measure. Read More »

Jon Jones Tests Positive For Steroids, Stripped Of Title

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It is the third time Jones has failed a drug test and the second time he has tested positive for a banned substance in a USADA test. The initial TMZ report said that Jones was being stripped of the light heavyweight title, but UFC officials have not confirmed that news yet. Read More »

Bartolo Colon becomes third active pitcher to beat all 30 teams

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Minnesota also optioned Nik Turley to Triple-A and recalled right-handed pitcher Tim Melville, who will start Game 1 of Monday's doubleheader in Chicago. Martinez back in the lineup after he missed a game due to an illness. "I really don't know how it is going to proceed", Twins manager Paul said Sunday. Read More »

Texans coach says Watson is backup QB

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Savage has performed well during the presason, completing 17-of-20 passes for 167 yards with a touchdown and zero interceptions. It's safe to say that Houston Texans quarterback Tom Savage has been impressive so far this preseason. "I thought he was very accurate when he first got here with where he placed the ball at", said Johnson while attending the Texans' training camp practice Monday. Read More »

Cavaliers, Celtics near deal on trade involving Kyrie Irving, Isaiah Thomas

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ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that Boston forward Jae Crowder and multiple picks are also being discussed in the potential trade. We will keep you updated with the latest when it happens. Thomas , the final pick of the 2011 NBA Draft, suffered a hip injury that took him out of the NBA playoffs. However, the team still managed to achieve a surprising victory against the Cleveland Cavaliers . Read More »

Lonzo Ball, Kyle Kuzma featured in NBA Rookie survey

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The NC State product received 25.7 percent of the vote, beating out Lakers point guard Lonzo Ball (20.0 percent) and 76ers floor general Markelle Fultz (17.1 percent). Smith impressed scouts - and his fellow rookies, apparently - with standout athleticism and explosiveness in the NBA Las Vegas Summer League, where he averaged 17.8 points per game. Read More »

Liverpool need to sign Van Dijk - Gerrard

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According to reports from The Sunday Sun (printed edition; page 76) Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool could push for a "bidding war" for Virgil van Dijk up to £70 million . "Wesley is one of the most promising young defenders in Europe and represents a significant addition to our squad", Reed said in an official statement . Read More »

Kuyt named in new Fancy Bears doping report

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Wada reports that the number of doping cases past year could be as high as 200. The hacked data was the Fancy Bears' first disclosure in football, and named Carlos Tevez , Juan Veron and Dirk Kuyt as three of 25 players permitted to use otherwise-banned medicines during the 2010... Read More »

Boston Red Sox: Chris Sale reaches strikeout milestone in loss to Yankees

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But Devers also can hit the off-speed pitch; in Friday's matchup with the New York Yankees , he sat back on an outside slider and muscled onto Fenway Park's Green Monster in an impressive showcase of self-generated power. Warren was replaced by former closer Aroldis Chapman , who was pitching before the eighth inning for the first time since 2012 and in the sixth inning for the first time since 2011. Read More »

Geoffrey Boycott sorry for 'unacceptable' remarks about West Indies legends

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Boycott played 108 Test matches for England and scored 151 first-class centuries. They had paid almost £300 each for a luxury hospitality package, according to The Mirror . The last England cricket player to be knighted was Sir Ian Botham in 2007. Boycott was also inducted into the International Cricket Council's Hall of Fame in 2009. Read More »

Andrew Miller Abruptly Leaves Game After Having Velocity Issues

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Barnes, who took over in the eighth with a 4-3 lead and promptly walked the leadoff hitter, has walked at least one batter in 21 of the 59 appearances he's made this season. The Indians did their damage on seven hits and a trio of BB with Roberto Perez clubbing a three run bomb while Brandon Guyer went 2-3 and scored twice. Read More »

Neymar nets twice as PSG thrash Toulouse

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Neymar signed a contract extension with the Catalan giants in October past year before leaving for Paris earlier this month in a €222 million deal. Barcelona is also demanding 8.5 million Euros in damages as well as an additional 10 percent for the delayed payment. Read More »

Pakistan set to welcome global cricket after hiatus

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On June 24, the ICC board had agreed to support a three-game Twenty20 series between Pakistan and a World XI side to help revive worldwide cricket in the country. "India, however, has declined to send its players to Pakistan", said Sethi. "It was a very hard task convincing the Sri Lankan board to send their team to Lahore once again but they have shown great courage in accepting our request and hopefully if security arrangements are confirmed they will come and play T20 matches in October". Read More »

President Trump Disbanded a Federal Panel Aimed at Fighting Climate Change

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After the establishment of the Global Change Research Act in 1990, Washington launched a Global Change Research Program that has been producing a National Climate Assessment every four years. Richard Moss, the chair of the committee, told the paper its members will continue their work in private, but the decision to disband it as a formal entity was "short-sighted" and could end up "running huge risks here and possibly end up hurting the next generation's economic prospects". Read More »

Steven Matz pitching through elbow issue, may need surgery

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Matz was given an injection in his elbow Monday, but rather than wait to see if that would help him improve enough to return later this season, the Mets have decided it would be best for him to go under the knife now. Matz also had left shoulder tightness last August that landed him on the disabled list, ending his season. Both were placed into MLB's concussion protocol. Read More »

Paul Clement drawing positives despite being swept away by ruthless United

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The Frenchman showed glimpses of his enormous potential last term and has made a fine start to the 2017-18 campaign, scoring two goals and providing four assists in United's successive 4-0 victories. Swansea played in a brand new 3-5-2 formation, denying Manchester United spaces in key areas. Manager Jose Mourinho admitted after Swansea were swept aside at the Liberty Stadium that the challenge will come when United fall behind and "try to change the result". Read More »

Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere sent off in Under-23s match

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Fortunately for the Gunners , the England worldwide reacted completely rationally and retained a level head, refusing to react to Smith's challenge. Wilshere spent last season out on loan at Bournemouth and was using the match to build up his fitness as he seeks to return from a broken leg. Read More »

Simona Halep races into final — WTA Cincinnati

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Romanian second seed Halep stayed on track for a tilt at the world No 1 spot with a 6-4, 6-3 win over Anastasija Sevastova on Thursday. With all thoughts now turning to the US Open , and obviously with a big win and some deep runs in the warm-up tournaments, Muguruza might bat off speculation that she is the favourite but the groundwork has certainly been laid. Read More »

Gullit: Conte Wrong In Treatment Of Costa, Should Apologise

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Chelsea boss Antonio Conte hailed "amazing" midfield performances from David Luiz and debutant Tiemoue Bakayoko after the Blues' dramatic victory over Tottenham . 'This moment is not easy for us but I am very happy to have this group of players because they showed me great commitment, desire and will to improve after a great season. Read More »

Cleveland Browns kneel in protest during national anthem

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Prior to the Browns' preseason game versus the New York Giants Monday, Rapoport tweeted that Osweiler could "lock up" Cleveland's starting job with a sound performance versus the Giants , as the veteran has received a vote of confidence from his teammates. Read More »

NFL Preseason: What We Learned In Patriots vs. Texans

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It's always been a main feature of Josh McDaniels' offense to utilize the team's running backs as much as possible. James White did enter on third downs, but Burkhead was highly active in the passing game . The Texans would convert that fumble into three points following a Houston kicker Ka'imi Fairbairn to make the score 20-16 Houston. The New England Patriots are getting closer to the kick of the 2017 National Football League regular season opener. Read More »