• BJ Penn Now Winless In Last Six Fights, Defeated By Siver
BJ Penn Now Winless In Last Six Fights, Defeated By Siver

The only problem was that once he established his jab, he didn't do much to build on it. Siver instead created his own momentum by using his jab to set up his patented spinning back kick. But rather than pouring on the punishment from the top or looking for a submission to finish the fight, Penn was content to ride out the round. Siver advances e...

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  • Gatland blasts All Blacks tactics as Test looms
Gatland blasts All Blacks tactics as Test looms

Controlled phase possession, a fast suffocating defence, slowing the ball at the breakdown and a tactical kicking game created to force errors in favourable field positions were the highlights of the Lions' tactics. Holding a slender 15-10 lead early in the second half, the Lions were handed a major shot in the arm through the controversial sin...

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  • Real Madrid is bigger than Ronaldo - Figo
Real Madrid is bigger than Ronaldo - Figo

Newly re-elected Real Madrid president Florentino Perez is "not contemplating" Cristiano Ronaldo leaving the European champions, despite talk of the disgruntled star returning to Manchester United . "He would not want that, I'm sure". "Cristiano is a good guy as a professional and as a person". "This is all very odd". "Perez said Ronal...

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  • Germany eliminate African champions Cameroon from Confederations Cup
Germany eliminate African champions Cameroon from Confederations Cup

Timo Werner netted twice as Germany set up a Confederations Cup semi-final against Mexico with a 3-1 win on Sunday against 10-man Cameroon, who initially had the wrong player sent off. "It's not that you start an hour late, everything gets pushed back and on one occasion we ate at 10pm at night, which is far too late". Chile were held back...

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  • England, France Unite With Britpop
England, France Unite With Britpop

The decision was a controversial one, coming after Federation Internationale de Football Association tweaked the rules past year to reduce cases of players being sent off for denying clear goal-scoring opportunities, unless the offence is deliberate.

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  • Confederations Cup: Germany reach semis as referee needs VAR double-take
Confederations Cup: Germany reach semis as referee needs VAR double-take

The Germans were leading through Kerem Demirbay's 48th-minute strike when a case of mistaken identity halfway through the second half that replays were meant to eradicate left the African champions bemused and irritated. A fumble by Marc-Andre ter Stegen gave Cameroon a glimmer of hope on 78 minutes as Aboubakar's header flew through the German goa...

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  • Ezekiel Elliott, Julian Edelman among featured athletes in ESPN's Body Issue
Ezekiel Elliott, Julian Edelman among featured athletes in ESPN's Body Issue

Fekitoa, 25, will feature alongside two-times NBA All-Star Isaiah Thomas , former women's tennis No.1 Caroline Wozniacki , 2016 National Football League rookie of the year Ezekiel Elliott and more. Needham native and Olympic gold medal victor Aly Raisman has also appeared in the " Body Issue ". Celtics star Isaiah Thomas, Cubs second baseman Jav...

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  • Niki Lauda: Crazy' Sebastian Vettel 'freaked out' in Baku
Niki Lauda: Crazy' Sebastian Vettel 'freaked out' in Baku

Four-time world champion Vettel was given a 10-second stop-go penalty for driving his Ferrari into the back of Hamilton's Mercedes while they were following the safety auto after 19 laps on the Baku street circuit. "Imagine all the young kids that are watching Formula 1 today and see that kind of behaviour from a four-time world champion". We'r...

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  • HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier set to leave home port
HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier set to leave home port

A Royal Navy frigate or destroyer is expected to escort HMS Queen Elizabeth , whilst shore-based helicopters look out for submarines, The Telegraph reports . It was one of the great names of the 20th Century Royal Navy. Rapid developments in technology have led to discussions over the future of defence, with the likes of unmanned drones and...

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  • Messi could´ve played for Real Madrid instead of Barcelona - Gaggioli
Messi could´ve played for Real Madrid instead of Barcelona - Gaggioli

However, Messi - celebrating his 30th birthday on Saturday - could have signed for Madrid as a teenager if Gaggioli had moved to the Spanish capital instead. October 16, 2004, that was the day on which a certain Lionel Messi first donned the famous red and blue of F.C. Barcelona in a official game against local rivals Espanyol.

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  • Cody Glass becomes Vegas' first-ever draft pick
Cody Glass becomes Vegas' first-ever draft pick

Fleury took the stage in a Golden Knights jersey to wild cheers from his new home fans. "I'll give it everything I've got to win some games and try to get into the community to meet people and spread the word about the Golden Knights". "Once we gathered all the information we felt comfortable that if he was there for us we were going to take him"...

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  • Federer wins record ninth Halle title
Federer wins record ninth Halle title

Federer described his Halle Open final opponent as a tough player to play against and described his serve as wonderful and his backhand as one of the best in the game. "I'm still just very happy how I was able to close it out in the 'breaker". Saturday's other semi-final will see German fourth seed Alexander Zverev face Frenchman Richard Ga...

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  • Roger Federer beats Alexander Zverev to win Gerry Weber Open in Halle
Roger Federer beats Alexander Zverev to win Gerry Weber Open in Halle

The 18-times grand slam champion, who skipped the claycourt season after winning the Australian Open and titles in Indian Wells and Miami, to prepare for the grass, is in ominous form and won in Halle without dropping a single set all week.

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  • Jordan Spieth wins Travelers Championship in playoff
Jordan Spieth wins Travelers Championship in playoff

Berger's 155-yard approach from the left rough stopped just on the front of the green. "You can't scipt live sports". What a moment, and Berger actually gave his long birdie putt a chance, but it didn't drop and Spieth was your champion .

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  • Spieth grabs Travelers lead with late birdie
Spieth grabs Travelers lead with late birdie

He closed with an even-par 70 to match Berger at 12-under 268. Berger birdied three of the final six holes and finished with a 67. "It's just Jordan doing Jordan things", said Berger. Spieth led by one shot entering the final round. With more than 220 yards for his second shot (he had a lob wedge into the green just 20 minutes before in regulat...

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  • Ask Josh: Will Vegas select Fleury in the expansion draft?
Ask Josh: Will Vegas select Fleury in the expansion draft?

The Ducks may have swung a deal with the Knights to keep hands off Manson for precisely those reasons. Vegas Golden Knights General Manager George McPhee gives a media briefing at the team's main office in Las Vegas , Monday, June 19, 2017.

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  • Kevin Millar launches home run in independent league game
Kevin Millar launches home run in independent league game

On Saturday, Millar was back in town for Kevin Millar and Bill Murray Couch Bobblehead Night. Millar spent the next five seasons in the minor leagues before beginning his 12-year major league career in 1998. But there was the former Boston Red Sox first baseman suiting up for the St. Paul Saints on Saturday in an anniversary game for the Independ...

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  • Ricciardo stunned by victory in 'crazy race'
Ricciardo stunned by victory in 'crazy race'

After eight races, Vettel leads Hamilton by 14 points. The race was dramatic right from get-go, with a surpising victor in Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo , several instances of teammates ramming into each other, a red flag and three safety cars , but the realms of news space were dominated by four-time world champion Vettel and three-tim...

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  • Sebastian Vettel's Formula One flashpoints
Sebastian Vettel's Formula One flashpoints

The flashpoint came as Hamilton bunched the pack up ahead of a safety auto restart which caught Vettel out and saw him run into the back of the Mercedes . "He [Bottas] braked very early, again - and I think he knows it was way too early braking - and I went just outside and it was fine, and suddenly I got hit from the other side".

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  • Ricciardo tops chaotic Azerbaijan GP as Hamilton accuses Vettel of 'disrespectful' driving
Ricciardo tops chaotic Azerbaijan GP as Hamilton accuses Vettel of 'disrespectful' driving

Vettel, who is chasing a fifth world title to stop Hamilton winning a fourth, was given a 10-second time penalty for the incident. Vettel now leads Hamilton by 14 points in the world championship. Hamilton frantically tried to fix the flapping piece of silver bodywork by holding it down with one hand on his vehicle with the other hand on his stee...

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