Sport McGregor 'biggest fight ever' - UFC chief
Author: 0 McGregor 'biggest fight ever' - UFC chief

The former welterweight champion went (49-0) before bowing out, a record he shares with the legendary Rocky Marciano, and will get the chance to make it a flawless 50 when he hits the canvas with McGregor , who will be boxing professionally for the first time ever.

Author: 0 Andrew Johns labels NSW Blues 'dumbest ever' after Origin loss

As for the Blues, they may have just about blown their biggest chance yet to claim just their second series win since 2005, and recent history will be against them as they attempt to claim the series in Brisbane in three weeks. Valentine Holmes during a Queensland training session. "We're still alive. It took every ounce of effort from every player on the field tonight to get the victory", said Queensland skipper Cameron Smith.

Author: 0 It's time for No. 1 pick Fultz to turn 76ers into winners

Markelle Fultz was chosen by the Philadelphia 76ers as the No. 1 overall pick on Thursday night in front of millions of people, but he didn't seem to know where he was headed. The choice of Fultz fits in nicely with Philadelphia's rebuilding program. "Following behind him is going to be tough but I am looking forward to it".

Author: 0 Ricciardo wins chaotic Azerbaijan GP; Vettel leads overall

His biggest rivals Sebastian Vettel will start from the fourth place because the Ferrari mechanics had a problem with hydraulics. The flashpoint came as Hamilton bunched the pack up ahead of a safety vehicle restart which caught Vettel out and saw him run into the back of the Mercedes .

Sport Stanton homers, Urena sizzles as Marlins top Cubs 2-0
Author: 0 Stanton homers, Urena sizzles as Marlins top Cubs 2-0

Of course we didn't hit enough". Volquez comes off of a 12-3 defeat versus Washington with six runs plated on five hits and five BB in 4.2 frames. "I feel like I'm sticking to my approach, seeing the ball well, and just most importantly having good ABs".

Author: 0 Ronaldo ready to pay 14.7 million euros in Spanish tax fraud case

It remains hard to believe Ronaldo will be allowed to leave Real Madrid this summer, but a move to Paris may well be more likely that a return to Manchester if the improbable comes to pass. The investigation was opened after the Spanish tax authorities informed the Public Prosecutor's Office about perceived discrepancies in the data, with a Madrid judge now set to determine the next stage of the process.

Sport Power qualifies second for IndyCar in US
Author: 0 Power qualifies second for IndyCar in US

He slid off course in Turn 6, bringing out the race's first caution. "We've come close (to winning) this season and probably should have won a couple early on", Dixon said. The Chevy-powered Penske cars also turned in the fastest practice times most of the weekend. Today's race marks the 27th for Indy cars on the scenic road course in east-central Wisconsin.

Sport Germany beat ten-man Cameroon to win group
Author: 0 Germany beat ten-man Cameroon to win group

Vincent Aboubakar pulled a goal back for Cameroon to bring the score to 2-1. Cameroon were controversially reduced to 10 men just after the hour-mark when defender Ernest Mabouka was shown a straight red card for his high tackle on Emre Can .

Sport Sanchez avoids questions on Arsenal after Chile-Germany game
Author: 0 Sanchez avoids questions on Arsenal after Chile-Germany game

Before the game Cameroon manager Hugo Broos had derided Australia as a long ball team. "They have nothing to lose", warned Loew. Though, the chances of both the African and Asian champions finishing in the top two and progressing to the semi-finals look slim.

Author: 0 Australia, Cameroon hopes hit after 1-1 draw

The result leaves both sides on one point, leaving them with the need to win their final matches against Germany and Chile , respectively, to have a chance of progressing. The Australia Socceroos proved themselves a unsafe opponent in the Conferedrations Cup, coming up just short of a major upset in a 3-2 loss to World Cup champions Germany .

Author: 0 Mexico 2-1 Russia: Hosts bow out after defeat to Mexico

But they were slow to start, and the match remained goalless until the 33rd minute, when Tommy Smith was judged to have brought down Danilo and Cristiano Ronaldo duly converted from the penalty spot. Mexico winger Hirving Lozano took advantage of an very bad mix-up in the Russian defence to score an extraordinary goal which gave his side a 2-1 win and knocked the Confederations Cup hosts out of the tournament on Saturday.

Sport Butler trade sets the stage for looming free agency
Author: 0 Butler trade sets the stage for looming free agency

Mitchell averaged 15.6 points, 4.9 rebounds, 2.7 assists last season for Louisville . This story will be updated . Mitchell was honored on the All-ACC first team, All-ACC Defensive team, USBWA All-District IV team and NABC All-District 2 first team.

Author: 0 Ronaldo ready to pay $16.39 million in Spanish tax fraud case

Spanish authorities have also recently filed papers against Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo , who is accused of evading tax of some 14.7m euros (£12.8m) by hiding income from image rights. Ronaldo will meet with Madrid president Florentino Perez after the Confederations Cup . We have complete faith that Cristiano has always acted out of good faith because we know what he is like.

Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton wins third straight Canadian Grand Prix

Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas followed Hamilton home for the team's first one-two of the season, while Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo was on the bottom step of the podium for the third straight race. "We've been working very hard over the last two weeks to rectify the issues we had with the auto", said Hamilton. "I really do love this track", he said.

Author: 0 India drops sedition charges against 'Pakistan cricket fans'

Reflecting on the same, Mahmood said that their turnaround was not new and that it was also present during their last ODIs and Test series against West Indies. Sarfraz's men started the Champions Trophy as the lowest ranked team in the tournament and kicked-off the tournament with a humiliating defeat against India.

Author: 0 Dawid Malan makes history as England score 181 in T20 series decider

Even though Dawson (7 not out) hit a boundary in the penultimate delivery, Phehlukwayo managed to bowl a dot off the final ball to seal a three run win for Proteas. Opener Roy, who had been struggling for form, led the run chase with a fine 67 before he was given out for obstructing the field when scampering back to his crease, having been sent back by partner Liam Livingstone.

Sport Cristiano Ronaldo silent about future after Portugal's Confed Cup win
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo silent about future after Portugal's Confed Cup win

There were some suggestions that Russian Federation were intimidated by the moment early, playing in front of a packed home crowd before almost scratching out an equaliser in the final 45 minutes. He's here to talk about the game. Portugal manager Fernando Santos has defended Cristiano Ronaldo's refusal to speak to the media at the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup.

Sport South Korea Tests Missile As President Speaks Of Need To 'Dominate' North
Author: 0 South Korea Tests Missile As President Speaks Of Need To 'Dominate' North

This was the fourth test firing of the missile which is planned to become operational by year end, after two more test firings. North Korea has tested a rocket engine that could be fitted to an intercontinental ballistic missile, a USA official said , in an apparent provocation ahead of a summit between President Donald Trump and the leader of South Korea .

Sport Hamilton seems to like the idea of competing for Ferrari
Author: 0 Hamilton seems to like the idea of competing for Ferrari

One suggestion is that although Hamilton has a contract for 2018, he might decide to "do a Rosberg" and make room at Mercedes for a younger driver if he wins the title. "I think you need to get into a rhythm around Baku, relax and gain confidence", he told Sky Sports. "These tyres don't seem to be working well at all here", Hamilton said, having set only the 10th fastest time in Friday's second practice session.

Sport Lions' back three far from being finalised ahead of Test series
Author: 0 Lions' back three far from being finalised ahead of Test series

Hamilton native Gatland coached former All Blacks playmaker Stephen Donald in his early days at Waikato, and the two will go head to head on Tuesday, a game in which five Ireland players will start . The turnover ball and offloads are part of that and you see Sonny Bill coming off both feet into space and offloading the ball. We want to make sure we show a clear picture.

Author: 0 All You Need To Know About Ace Cricketer Mithali Raj

India women now take on West Indies in their second match on June 29. The captain of India's women's cricket team caught fans' attention during a World Cup game on Saturday by calmly reading a book as she waited to bat. "After a disappointing 2013 World Cup at home, they've backed themselves and played with confidence, and Mithali Raj has clearly done her homework on England ".

Sport Valentino Rossi wins Dutch Grand Prix at Assen, Petrucci 2nd
Author: 0 Valentino Rossi wins Dutch Grand Prix at Assen, Petrucci 2nd

Rossi, who started the race from fourth on the grid, rose to third overall. The evergreen 38-year-old beat compatriot Danilo Petrucci , on a non-works Octo Pramac Ducati , to second place by a mere 0.063 with rain midway through the race making conditions tricky.

Sport Lions' Jonathan Joseph: I could slot onto the wing if needed
Author: 0 Lions' Jonathan Joseph: I could slot onto the wing if needed

Hooker Codie Taylor scored a first-half try, before wing Rieko Ioane added two second-half touchdowns - full Test debutant Ioane's first try came after a suspicion of a knock-on before All Blacks skipper Kieran Read brilliantly off-loaded possession - while fly-half Beauden Barrett kicked 15 points.

Sport Tebow being promoted to Mets' affiliate in Florida
Author: 0 Tebow being promoted to Mets' affiliate in Florida

New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson announced Tebow's promotion Sunday. Tebow was on four National Football League teams in a five-year span, but only played in 25 games. RiverDogs' President Dave Echols said earlier this month that Tebow's celebrity is unmatched in minor league baseball. He went 0 for 3 during Saturday's win over Kannapolis, but drove in two runs.

Sport Suns nab forward Josh Jackson with 4th overall pick
Author: 0 Suns nab forward Josh Jackson with 4th overall pick

But Pelicans general manager Dell Demps said he's thought about Jackson for a while, scouting him at high school showcases in 2016 and seeing him in person five times while at Duke. "I'm very confident in my basketball abilities", Jackson said . Jackson, who will be sidelined for NBA Summer League while rehabbing from foot surgery, is expected to be ready for training camp in the fall, according to Demps.

Author: 0 Athletics at White Sox

He was among three A's kids - all three onetime minor league teammates - who had first career home runs in a 10-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox at Guaranteed Rate Field. Olson added a second home run later in the game. Buehrle's number was stenciled onto the dirt behind second base. White Sox: All signs are reporting for White Sox LHP Carlos Rodon to making his season debut sometime next week.

Author: 0 Kansas' Jackson, Duke's Tatum headline forwards in NBA draft

Clearly, Jackson isn't familiar with how Danny Ainge operates. Mason averaged 20.9 points, 5.2 assists and 4.2 rebounds in his final season at KU and appeared in 36.1 minutes per game, the highest total of any player in the Bill Self era.

Author: 0 Did Suns Have Something To Do With Josh Jackson Skipping Celtics Workout?

But as of Thursday night, drafting the right player was perhaps the calmest task on Ainge's list. There have been more cheers than booing from the crowd in Brooklyn. He averaged 16.8 points and 7.3 rebounds per game in his single season at Duke, where he grew into one of the best players in the country last spring after a slow start due to a foot injury in October.

Sport Superb behind-the-scenes coverage as new Liverpool signing makes himself at home
Author: 0 Superb behind-the-scenes coverage as new Liverpool signing makes himself at home

He was given a warm reception by Liverpool's supporters, vowing to "give 100 percent" to help the club compete for the English title that they last won in 1990. "I think they are close". The London Evening Standard report Salah said : "Even if I see myself playing very well in one thing, I try to improve to do it better and better".

Sport Arsenal pursue Alexandre Lacazette in £44m deal amid Kylian Mbappe interest
Author: 0 Arsenal pursue Alexandre Lacazette in £44m deal amid Kylian Mbappe interest

And they are reportedly keeping a close eye on two star players, as Sergio Aguero and Gareth Bale have sneaked into the club's transfer list in an effort to improve their squad ahead of the upcoming season. Arsenal, meanwhile, will likely flounder in their attempts to sign Monaco's Kylian Mbappe , and Martial could be a suitable plan B. The north London outfit will try and sign the 24-year-old England worldwide this summer because Cech's current understudy, David Ospina, is poised to ...

Author: 0 Expansion Vegas loads up on D-men, could make more trades

Fourteen former Belleville Bulls were available for the 2017 Vegas Golden Knights NHL expansion draft Wednesday but none were selected by the fledgling franchise. The Calgary Flames parted with Deryk Engelland who played his WHL career with the Moose Jaw Warriors. "It'll be tough, but I know what's coming...

Author: 0 Roger Federer claims record ninth Gerry Weber Open title in Halle

Federer is among the favourites going into Wimbledon which starts July 2 after sitting out the French Open earlier this month to fine-tune his game. While Federer their initial meeting a year ago in the Rome Masters , Zverev returned the faovur a month later with a three-set victory in the Halle semi-finals.