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MMA star Jones fined, licence revoked over drug test

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Of course, Jones was stripped of his title - and now he's facing up to $200,000 in fines (40% of his fight purse ) and a possible suspension from the CSAC. I swear to my heavenly father that I am not wrong. I'm just trying to figure it out like everybody else. Jones tested positive for metabolites of oral turinabol , a banned steroid, during an in-competition urine test that on July 28, and his defence on Tuesday mostly came down to insisting he hadn't purposely ingested the steroid. Read More »

Bruins lose MVP candidate Patrice Bergeron indefinitely with fractured foot

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After experiencing some discomfort, the Bruins medical staff determined that Bergeron needed a CT scan in Boston on Monday, which revealed the break. "You never want to step away from it". Additionally, Bergeron has taken on the second-highest average ice time among the forward group and his two-way play has made him a near lock to be a finalist, and potentially win, yet another Selke Trophy. Read More »

USGA ends 18-hole playoff format for US Open

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In a major break with tradition, the U.S. Golf Association announced Monday it has done away with the 18-hole playoff at the U.S. Open and instead will have a two-hole aggregate tiebreaker. The British Open switched to a four-hole playoff in 1986. "It's not a surprise, frankly", three-time US Open victor Hale Irwin told Golf World on Monday. Read More »

Van Dijk had to 'step up' after Liverpool move

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Some underwhelming team performances in the back-to-back losses to Swansea and West Brom, however, show that Van Dijk's assimilation to Jurgen Klopp's style wasn't as easy as initially believed. Although the Reds have kept two clean sheets in their last four league games, those came against Southampton and Huddersfield, who are both among the bottom five clubs for goals scored in the Premier League this season. Read More »

Anthony Joshua says Deontay Wilder 'an easier fight' than Joseph Parker

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If Wilder delivers yet another knockout Saturday night, he'll either have legitimized himself as a heavyweight champion or not quite. There's no way around that; it's simply a fact of the sport. Depending on the bookmaker, Wilder is favored from minus-325 to minus-230. Ortiz has a daughter, Lis, who left Cuba with her father when she was 4 years old. Read More »

Jordan Bell (ankle) probable for Golden State on Monday

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Kyrie Irving had 25 points , six rebounds and five assists as Boston Celtics built a large cushion and cruised to a 109-98 victory over the visiting Memphis Grizzlies. He had three points . George was 1 for 14 and - not to give the Warriors' too much credit - missed a lot of wide-open shots. SG Patrick McCaw (left and right wrist sprain) is out. Read More »

Raiola: 'Balotelli worth €100m. Gigio...'

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The talented young shot-stopper was embroiled in a saga over the summer as it was revealed he would turn down a new deal with his boyhood club in favour of an exit, but he eventually U-turned and penned fresh terms. "In my opinion, Gigio should leave Milan". "He is one of the 10 best strikers in the world, and the number one in Italy", he told RAI . "He's matured and he's one of the top ten forwards in the world, and he's the No. Read More »

Barcelona and Man Utd want to pay release clause for Spurs star?

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Alderweireld's contract situation is a growing concern in north London with the club now reportedly ready to sell the Belgium global at the end of the season. Manchester United have also been linked with the Belgium worldwide, who could be set to leave the North London outfit at the end of the season after contract talks stalled due to his demands. Read More »

NBA Tuesday: Washington Wizards at Milwaukee Bucks

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With the loss, Milwaukee dropped to 33-26 overall and 19-11 at home. The Wizards' Over/Under lines have averaged 213.3 in the past two weeks and their games have resulted in an Over/Under average of 3.7. Khris Middleton and Eric Bledsoe added 17 each while Jabari Parker finished with 17 off the bench. He leads the team with almost 5 assists per game. Read More »

Michael Owen says Newcastle need to stop Mohamed Salah

Firmino, who scored Liverpool's third goal in their 4-1 rout of West Ham United last weekend, has 17 caps and five goals for Brazil to his name. Henderson said: "It's been a privilege to play with some unbelievable strikers at Liverpool, and hopefully the three we have up front now can keep going the way they have performed this season - because they have been absolutely brilliant". Read More »

Kohli was a little over the top in South Africa: Waugh

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But Waugh feels it would be easier said than done and Kohli would be key to India's success in Australia. Sourav continues with the statement every captain is different and follows different strategies to handle the things but when it comes to Virat Kohli there is tremendous hunger see in him, and the way he took cricket to the next-level is admirable. Read More »

Ingram has 21 points as Lakers show off depth, beat Hawks

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Ingram has taken over as a point-forward, and the results were positive. It was far from a ideal performance, as the Lakers committed 23 turnovers - 12 more than Atlanta - and were outscored by 10 at the free throw line. It was another step to clear playing time for younger players, including rookie John Collins, who started. "The camaraderie we have this year from last year was a lot better", said Ingram, who is in his second National Basketball Association season. Read More »

Seattle NHL group says it received over 25000 deposits for season tickets

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But not before Ticketmaster did what it does best and went completely haywire when tickets went on sale beginning at 1 p.m. Thursday. That ticket drive was an overwhelming success, according to the team's prospective ownership group. And fans put their money where their mouths were on Thursday, turning up in droves to place their deposits and receive a priority number that reserves their place in line to buy season tickets in the coming weeks. Read More »

Ronda Rousey to appear on Raw to explain actions

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This week's edition of WWE Raw featured not only fallout from the Elimination Chamber PPV this past Sunday, but also featured Ronda Rousey's debut on the Red Brand. She was the first-ever UFC women's champion, the first-ever UFC women's bantamweight champion. It's going to raise the bar a little bit in our women's division. Read More »

Ole Miss First Half Highlights

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The win brings Kentucky's record to 21-9, and gives them their first four game win streak since early December. However, after that United Kingdom started to build the lead again and eventually pulled away for a comfortable win. If you were looking at only the play-by-play, you'd think this was on objective. Ole Miss acting coach Tony Madlock agreed. "It was a win we had to have", Calipari said. Read More »

TD Bank Earnings Suffer from New Tax Law

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Baird Financial Group Inc.'s holdings in Toronto-Dominion Bank were worth $28,607,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The Toronto-based banks have traded the No. 1 ranking for about five years, with Toronto-Dominion first surpassing Royal Bank at the end of 2013 following a decade-long expansion in US consumer lending. Read More »

Manziel Explains the Infamous Vegas Trip

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Johnny Manziel , a former Heisman Trophy victor and first-round draft pick, took to Twitter to let people know about his intentions. Manziel, 25, who was in the concussion protocol, opted to "go with the flow" this time around, forgoing his typical Vegas contacts by simply requesting a room on his own at Planet Hollywood. Read More »

Brewer expected to join Donovan in OKC

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Brewer can sign as early as Friday, once he has cleared waivers. Very familiar with his coach's tendencies despite 11 years having gone by since Florida's second of back-to-back championships, Brewer should be a plug-and-play acquisition as a very alert weak side defender and tenacious on the perimeter, much like Roberson was for this team. Read More »

Jets linebacker busted for DWI after crashing into bus

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Perhaps the New York Jets should bar their players from driving themselves anywhere? New York Jets linebacker Dylan Donahue was arrested and charged with a DWI early Monday after causing a crash going the wrong way into a tunnel, according to a police report. Read More »

Ball returns to starting lineup as Lakers rout Heat

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They are clinging to the eighth and final playoff position in the Eastern Conference. There were three big runs in the first half - two of them by the Lakers, who took control quickly, then ceded it briefly before grabbing it again. He has averaged 22.8 points and 6.3 assists lifetime against them. L.A. has now scored 125 points in regulation against the twice in a row now. The Lakers hadn't won in Miami since 2008 - two years before the LeBron-era Heat came into existence. Read More »

England, Scotland will not face action over pre-match scuffle

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For me to travel on public transport, I thought was OK.", he said on Wednesday. Sandwiched in between bouts of being vilified by supporters, many of whom were drunk, Jones enjoyed an illuminating discussion with former Manchester United boss Ferguson that helped rationalise only the second defeat of his 26-Test reign. Read More »

Vijay Hazare Trophy 2018: Players to look out for

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With 2141 runs in the ongoing 2017-18 domestic season, the Karnataka batsman has racked up the highest tally in a single domestic season in India, while also becoming the first batsman to break the 2000-run barrier. Ravikumar Samarth (3 not out) was unbeaten alongside his captain Nair. It was a tough chance, but Saurashtra paid for the lapse. For instance, the last time Karnataka was tested this season, against Railways, Mayank stood firm after three wickets fell early and in the ... Read More »

Gigi Buffon is returning to worldwide football

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Even if Buffon does not extend his worldwide career beyond March, Di Biagio is confident about Italy's goalkeeping options in the future, with Gianluigi Donnarumma, Mattia Perin and Alex Meret among those vying for the position. (Andrea) Barzagli and (Daniele) De Rossi won't be there. 'We need to recreate the sense of belonging and enthusiasm. Earlier this month, Di Biagio was promoted from Italy's Under-21 squad to take over the senior side for the March friendlies. Read More »

Trubisky Time: Bears GM says team will cut QB Mike Glennon

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But while Howard has a lot of yards, the Bears haven't had a lot of wins. Forte, 32, who spent his first eight seasons with Chicago, dealt with knee issues the past two seasons. "I appreciate his passion and his swag", the Bears GM said. Young's exit also highlights the Bears' glaring need to add to their pass rush in the coming weeks. Read More »

Early voting ends on Friday

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Bush, a member of modern Texas' most prominent political family and a prodigious raiser of campaign cash, would appear to be a prohibitive favorite in the primary, which happens to fall on the 182nd anniversary of the Battle of the Alamo. Read More »

Kynard 4th in high jump at world championships

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The 25-year-old is head and shoulders above the rest right now, not least when cruising over 2.01m when the rest around her faltered and she duly reclaimed the World Indoor title that she previously won in 2014. I ran as hard as I could. 'I've been 4th, 6th and 7th at major championships so the bronze is very special. McColgan was disappointed with her 10th place in 9:01.32. Read More »

Frank Reich expects Andrew Luck will be ready for offseason program

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But the GM also "said he has no doubt" the quarterback "will be ready to play this season". He arrived with players like Andre Johnson , Todd Herremans and Trent Cole in the spring of 2015. "Hall of Fame back, " Ballard said Wednesday during his press conference at the NFL Scouting Combine. "Talking to him and talking to the doctors, we've all ruled out [another] surgery". Read More »

Players The Seattle Seahawks Could Attempt To Trade This Offseason

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Seattle Seahawks All-Pro cornerback Richard Sherman discusses a host of issues related to the business of sports, including the relationship between the National Football League and its players. Carroll said after the season that what Bennett went through could well have impacted his play on the field. Bennett is owed a $3 million roster bonus on March 18. Read More »

Anthony Davis' huge game lifts Pelicans past Suns

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He shot 40 shots sometimes. Davis has been outspoken about his desire to win, and with DeMarcus Cousins hitting free agency this summer and teams already circling around Davis , any sign of improvement would be a positive for New Orleans. Read More »