• Conor McGregor vs. Manny Pacquiao? Sure, why not?
Conor McGregor vs. Manny Pacquiao? Sure, why not?

Pacquiao said he heard that McGregor was interesting in fighting him after the Irish fighter's foray into boxing. McGregor, the reigning UFC lightweight champion, entered the boxing world in August to take on Floyd Mayweather Jr in a multi-million-pound bout.

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  • Paul George, Jerami Grant out vs. Brooklyn Nets in Mexico City
Paul George, Jerami Grant out vs. Brooklyn Nets in Mexico City

The team would reportedly be owned and operated independently, which means it would not be directly affiliated with a specific National Basketball Association franchise. He adds that the league is also looking to expand the G-League to 30 teams with a G-League team associated with each National Basketball Association team as a direct minor league, ...

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  • Antonio Brown to wear custom cleats as a tribute to Ryan Shazier
Antonio Brown to wear custom cleats as a tribute to Ryan Shazier

The cleats also have the No. 50, #shalieve and a picture of a lion, which represents a motivational symbol that Shazier has been known to use on social media. "Prayers for my brother @RyanShazier", Brown tweeted shortly after the Steelers win. Shazier immediately grabbed his lower back and remained motionless on the ground for several moments b...

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  • USA expects to participate in Winter Olympics: White House
USA expects to participate in Winter Olympics: White House

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders echoed the same message as Haley Thursday, but later backtracked with a tweet saying, "The U.S. looks forward to participating in the Winter Olympics in South Korea". Asked who does get the final say in the decision, Blackmun replied: "I'll leave that to the constitutional scholars, but we're going t...

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  • Army-Navy at the half: Mids lead a slugfest, 10-7
Army-Navy at the half: Mids lead a slugfest, 10-7

Army quarterback Ahmad Bradshaw marched the Black Knights down the field late in the fourth quarter and scored what proved to be the winning touchdown. However, two false start penalties pushed the Midshipmen back after they got as far as the 23-yard line. Moehring's kick had the distance, but was wide to the left.

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  • Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield wins Heisman
Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield wins Heisman

The senior is among the most intriguing prospects for the 2018 NFL Draft , an exciting talent with a long track record of on-field success , but one that includes a few red flags as well. Furthermore, his 203.8 passer efficiency rating is well on its way to surpassing the record Mayfield set in 2016 with a rating of 196.4. The 22-year-old Austin,...

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  • Pressure mounts on Hughes as Spurs give Stoke a spanking
Pressure mounts on Hughes as Spurs give Stoke a spanking

Kane headed in Ben Davies' cross to make it three just a minute later, and earned his second with a neat finish from just inside the box. Stoke have won only once in seven league games and drop to 15th, three points above the relegation zone.

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  • Palestinian president will not meet Pence: adviser
Palestinian president will not meet Pence: adviser

A senior Palestinian official said on Thursday his group would "not receive" Pence in Palestinian areas, and called on Arab leaders to not meet with the vice president. In East Jerusalem about 60 people demonstrated near the walled Old City, where paramilitary border police and officers on horseback tried to disperse the crowd with tear gas.

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  • Horses Burn To Death As Rapid California Blaze Spreads
Horses Burn To Death As Rapid California Blaze Spreads

The largest fire, the Thomas fire in Ventura, had expanded to consumer 90,000 acres, with only 5% containment . Fire officials reported earlier that 30 homes had been destroyed. Terrazas warned that the battle was likely to continue until at least Friday. A spokesperson for the venerable institution said that the art was safe inside the museum...

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  • NFL Players React to Roger Goodell's $200 Million Contract Extension
NFL Players React to Roger Goodell's $200 Million Contract Extension

Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster and Bengals safety George Iloka were both fined and suspended for hits in the game. At his locker today, Mitchell called for the NFL to change to flag football if the league was going to punish every hit, and complained that there's nothing he can do about quarterbacks who throw bad passes and put ...

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  • Rose has bone spur in ankle, glad to be back
Rose has bone spur in ankle, glad to be back

Not to be rude-I don't care about no f-ing money. Rose (ankle) may need surgery to correct a bone spur in his ankle in the event that his rehab program doesn't take, Dave McMenamin of ESPN reports. A sprained ankle sustained in Cleveland's October 21 game against the Bucks sidelined Rose four games, but he returned for the next five. R...

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  • Marlins Trade Dee Gordon To The Mariners
Marlins Trade Dee Gordon To The Mariners

The Mariners also acquired global slot money in the trade. According to reports, that money amounts to $1 million in pool funds. That would mean Robinson Cano is staying at second base and Jean Segura stays at short. The Marlins dealt Gordon at least in part because of his contract, which owes him $10.5 million this year and then an average o...

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  • Colin Kaepernick accepts Muhammad Ali sports award from Beyonce
Colin Kaepernick accepts Muhammad Ali sports award from Beyonce

Colin Kaepernick receives the SI Muhammad Ali Legacy Award at Barclays Center in NY on Tuesday night. The artist and activist honoured the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback with the award for using his platform to protest against police brutality and racial injustice, including the powerful, symbolic moment where he sparked the 'take...

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  • Woman mauled to death by tiger shark while diving in Costa Rica
Woman mauled to death by tiger shark while diving in Costa Rica

Rohina Bhandari, a director of a private equity firm founded by US President Donald Trump's commerce secretary, suffered severe bite wounds to her legs when the shark attacked about 300 miles south of Costa Rica, reported The Mirror. "Upon reaching the surface, the attack on the tourist was already serious", the ministry said. According to a repo...

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  • Federation Internationale de Football Association bans Paolo Guerrero over cocaine use
Federation Internationale de Football Association bans Paolo Guerrero over cocaine use

Stimulants", following a doping control test conducted after the match of the preliminary competition of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia:tm: played in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on 5 October 2017. Peru finished fifth in South American World Cup qualifying, earning a spot in a two-leg inter-federation playoff against New Zealand. In presenting Guerre...

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  • What does Mario Cristobal promotion mean for Ducks?
What does Mario Cristobal promotion mean for Ducks?

Cristobal served as Florida International's coach from 2007-12, going 27-47 record. Cristobal was the offensive line coach at Alabama prior to becoming the Ducks co-offensive coordinator last season. That's right, he got seven players to go across the country to play for a team who had been 4-8 the season before. Left tackle Tyrell Crosby tweeted...

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  • Cardinals: Stanton won't waive no-trade clause for St. Louis
Cardinals: Stanton won't waive no-trade clause for St. Louis

Louis Cardinals , we're starting to get an idea why. According to Sirius XM's Craig Mish, Stanton would waive his no-trade clause and approve a trade to either the New York Yankees , Los Angeles Dodgers , Chicago Cubs or Houston Astros .

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  • Cubs lose out to Angels in Shohei Ohtani sweepstakes
Cubs lose out to Angels in Shohei Ohtani sweepstakes

Part of that "connection" Ohtani may have felt might possibly have to do with the fact that he will be replaying alongside six-time all-star Mike Trout , an outfielder considered by many in baseball to be the game's most complete position player, as well as a future Hall of Fame player and the best player since Mickey Mantle.

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  • Cleveland Browns: Executive VP Sashi Brown fired
Cleveland Browns: Executive VP Sashi Brown fired

The next GM will be the Browns' ninth since 1999, and will be the fourth leader of the front office that Haslam has hired since his purchase of the team from Randy Lerner was approved by the league's owners on October 16, 2012. They have enough draft picks to make it work, but only if Spielman, a Massillon native, decides he wants the massive cha...

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  • Canada canceling purchase of new Boeing fighter jets
Canada canceling purchase of new Boeing fighter jets

Boeing alleged that Bombardier was selling the planes at "absurdly low" prices, and the Department of Commerce imposed a preliminary 300 percent import duty on Bombardier's CS 100 planes. A formation of U.S. Navy F-18E Super Hornets flies over northern Iraq, Sept. 23, 2014. That legal process continues with final rulings expected by the U.S.

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