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Miocic beats Dos Santos to retain UFC heavyweight title

The only thing that matters to him is winning and holding onto the title and if he just so happens to make history then that's all the better. "I don't care. She drops from 135 and she hlbsas fantastic fights at 135lbs and she's doing very well at 115lbs. You'd be hard-pressed to find a UFC fighter that takes greater pleasure in administering pain to her opponents than #JoannaJędrzejczyk.

Matt Harvey likely to make next Mets start Friday in Milwaukee

At least one of Matt Harvey's New York Mets teammates was quite irked by his team-imposed suspension over the weekend. Collins said the easiest path forward was to keep Harvey on his regular rotation turn, which comes up Friday. As it appears that the Mets did not hear from Harvey on Saturday, and he just did not appear at the park that day, the lack of communication is not a surprise.

Pablo Zabaleta to leave Manchester City in the summer

However, the Algerian slipped when taking the penalty and kicked the ball off his standing foot and into the top corner, prompting Madley to correctly award a free-kick to City and disallow the goal, allowing Guardiola to breathe a sigh of relief.

Hamilton bounces back to take pole position in Spain

The third row of the grid sees the Red Bulls of Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo line up side by side, with the Dutchman narrowly beating out his Australian team-mate. Worries that dramatic-looking Mercedes updates might return the team to dominance after the finely-poised battle between them and Ferrari so far this season thankfully look to be without foundation in Spain.

Garcia has liked TPC Sawgrass 'all the way'

JB Holmes was two shots off the lead after dropping shots on his last two holes, with Singh another stroke back after a three-putt bogey on the 18th was the only blemish in a 68. "It was important to make the cut this week after all the highs from the Masters and how overwhelming everything was at the beginning of the week - I felt like I was playing with a little bit of the handbrake on", Garcia said.

Canelo Alvarez v Gennady Golovkin confirmed as Julio Chavez Jr beaten

Manny Pacquiao , and all the pieces were set up too perfectly for it not to happen. Said Reyes: "He's a great fighter and there's a reason why he's (ranked fourth) in the world". There is high expectation in the Chavez Jr camp, with his legendary father, Julio Cesar Chavez, recently commenting that this was a fight where "Julio has to show that he has my genes - that he has my balls".

Isaiah Thomas rips Draymond Green after Kelly Olynyk comments

As the teams exited to the locker room, more words were reportedly exchanged between the two . It's just basically what we've been doing, and just trying to get the ball out of his hands. Draymond Green thinks that Kelly Olynyk is a dirty player, saying so on the UNINTERRUPTED podcast with The Mercury News' Marcus Thompson . He wants more foul calls as the series continues.

Phil Jackson: Jackson thinks Melo should agree to a trade

I thought it was well said, even if a lot of you [in the media] didn't feel that way. Carmelo Anthony had by all accounts a pretty rough season, not necessarily as an individual player as he averaged 22 points per game, two assists and five rebounds per game.

Pens, Caps gear up for Game 7

At first blush, it looks as though the league emerged from this one, but it might not be so lucky next time . More importantly, they limited Pittsburgh's counter attack game until permitting a pair of four-on-four goals in the game's waning minutes.

Mourinho admits Premier League top four finish over

He made eight changes from the squad that beat Celta Vigo in Spain and there was a clear shift in focus for the club's best chances of qualifying for next season's Champions League. "He puts too much pressure on the fourth official every time". I left Highbury, they were crying, I left Emirates, they were crying. I leave the Emirates, they were crying, walking the streets with heads low.

Chris Sale won't be suspended for throwing behind Manny Machado

At the same baseball game that saw Boston Red Sox fans make amends with a player targeted by racial slurs at Fenway Park, one fan reportedly used a slur to comment on a singer - and that fan has now been banned from the stadium. The four-game series ended Thursday night filled to the brim with beanballs, racial slurs, ejections, and fines which meant the record was nearly something to be forgotten about.

Arsenal kept alive their hopes of a top-four Premier League

Arnautovic's unsafe left-wing cross was converted by substitute Peter Crouch , though replays showed the former England striker pushed the ball into the net with his hand. Even a draw probably won't be enough for Hull because of its inferior goal difference. Southampton manager Claude Puel, whose side remain 10th, felt his players deserved to take more from the game .

Alan Pardew sends message to Tottenham about Chelsea

Just over a year ago West Ham put a spoke in the wheel of Tottenham's title challenge with a 1-0 win at Upton Park when victory would have put Spurs level with Leicester City. Chelsea remains four points ahead of Tottenham and has a game in hand. Finishing third in the London mini-league is a Gunners side that has suffered in big games this season, but did manage to record victories over all their main rivals - bar Spurs and only avoided defeat agains the Hammers.

Aric Almirola airlifted to hospital after vicious three-car crash

The contact sent Patrick careening headfirst into the wall - while collecting Logano - and Almirola's vehicle slid so viciously into the accident that the rear tires lifted off the ground before slamming back onto the track. Logano and Patrick were uninjured and released from the infield medical center. Patrick took a different tone with her interview, choosing to focus on her bad luck, saying "I just don't understand why so much bad luck happens".

Eddie Alvarez vs. Dustin Poirier Ends In Controversial No Contest

The first round saw both men open strong. Poirier appeared close to finishing the fight in the second round. After taking a handful of second-round blows, including a vicious left hook from the southpaw Poirier, Alvarez looked finished.

Tom Brady explains why he never uses the Patriots when playing Madden

This marks Brady's first appearance on a video game cover since NFL Gameday 2003. "Especially since I have been playing the game since growing up next to EA headquarters in the Bay Area. "If I'm going to play until I'm 75, it's because I'm going to fight and die for my right to play this game", he shouts at one point, while standing in a bubble.

Masters champion Garcia returns to action at The Players

There have been numerous examples, Garcia, 37, said, but he gave one from this week on the driving range when he encountered fellow tour player Shawn Stefani . "I don't know, it can do anything". One can not spell perseverance without "Seve" and it added to the epic aspect of Garcia's triumph that it came on what would have been the 60th birthday of Seve Ballesteros, the Spanish legend who died of brain cancer in 2011 at age 54.

Points do not come from heaven: Arsene Wenger

It's weird to want Spurs to win a game, but our need for a top-four finish is our new objective, and them beating United will give us a boost. "We were a bit too restricted in our game". The Nigerian worldwide has now missed the Gunners' last six games in all competitions. As a outcome, Wright feels joining Mauricio Pochettino's side is more appealing than signing for his old club, where he made 288 appearances and scored 185 goals.

McIlroy hopeful ahead of scan on back

Holmes made Saturday could have been a lot worse, and he pieced together a 2-under 70 in strong wind on a punishing course to share the lead with Kyle Stanley going into the final round of The Players Championship. It's a big deal. "But I'm in a good spot for tomorrow, I'll come out tomorrow and see if I can shoot a number". Add a Masters title to his resume, his hole in one here on Thursday, and some of his supporters might have thought Garcia could walk across the water from the 17th tee ...

Olivier Giroud brace boosts Arsenal's Champions League ambitions

I'm not influenced by that at all, all I do is give my best. Alexis Sanchez and Olivier Giroud were on target as Arsenal won 2-0 at Southampton on Wednesday to move up to fifth in the Premier League and fuel their hopes of a late push for the top four.

Paul Clement proud of his Swansea players after comfortable win over Sunderland

Crystal Palace boss Sam Allardyce expects his side to cope with the pressure of their crucial match against relegation rivals Hull. Like it at Manchester United, the system gave us an advantage in the middle of the pitch, and both Naughton and Olsson did a good job of providing attacking width.

Plucky Watford can dent Chelsea's title bid, says Daryl Janmaat

Liverpool's win against Watford gave them a vital four point lead over Manchester United in fifth, as they move ever closer to Champions League football. We needed him in those moments. "We accepted that a lot had to change in this type of game", Mignolet said after Monday's win at Vicarage Road. Can scored a majestic overhead kick to settle matters and ensure third-placed Liverpool took full advantage of rivals Manchester City, Manchester United and Arsenal all dropping points over the ...

You joking? Man City's ridiculous part-exchange deal for Arsenal's best player

Mary's Stadium here on Thursday. Much is still up in the air with Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger's future still unclear, but it wouldn't be surprising if Sanchez did opt out this summer. But after such an underwhelming season at the Stadium of Light, which saw Denayer taste victory just six times across all competitions, it's safe to say Arsenal fans aren't exactly sold on the idea of the 21-year-old defender moving the other way...

After winning the EPL, Conte sets his sights on FA Cup

According to Calciomercato , the Serie A leaders have drawn up a list of potential replacements for Bonucci, with Chelsea said to be interested in signing the Italian worldwide to further their chances of success in the Champions League. They disappeared shortly afterwards, the three giant figures of Luiz, Costa and John Terry, steering their "Mister" down the narrow corridors of the Hawthorns to the coach outside that would take them to their plane home.

Spurs' Tony Parker out for season with ruptured quadriceps tendon

Just like a year ago in the conference finals, the Cavs are up 2-0 on the Raptors, who had better figure some things out or this series will be over quickly. When Parker is knocking down jump shots, he allows the team to spread the floor more effectively and make teams pay for either doubling Leonard or post players LaMarcus Aldridge and Pau Gasol.

Joe Maddon cites "sleep deprivation" for Cubs' slow start

The party on the North Side of Chicago has not since subsided, but has that brought on additional fatigue for the Cubs? "Sleep deprivation has a lot to do with it". We haven't caught the ball with the regularity that we normally do. Chicago tied the game in the ninth inning before losing and then having to travel to Denver for a road series against the Rockies.

Cristiano Ronaldo to visit India for the draw?

The draw is scheduled to be held in Mumbai on the 7th of July, before which we will know the names of all 24 qualified teams. During a recent video interaction with fans on social media, Ronaldo had said "India is a place that I want to go soon".

Pochettino delighted to reward fans with 'emotional' derby win

Could be, could be. Spurs are still four points behind Chelsea with four games remaining following the Blues' win at Everton earlier on Sunday. "We played fast, we pressed them, we made it hard for them and we created chances". "The fans have got the bragging rights for now, but we've still got four important games to finish off". The Hammers aren't going down with 39 points, despite Slaven Bilic's insistence they're not safe, and have stuttered at home all season.

Kawhi Leonard Will Play in Game 1 vs. Warriors Despite Ankle Injury

Pitiful. The Rockets never made the game close, eschewing the usual second-half run one would expect from a home team fighting for its life. I was trying to be more dominant down there. Houston averaged 20.5 3-pointers in its two wins and just 13 in the four losses. "If he's out there, he's not going to make any excuses". That will be a task for Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey, who did a brilliant job last summer in hiring D'Antoni and then building a team that fit his vision - ...

Kawhi Leonard Will Play in Game 1 vs. Warriors Despite Ankle Injury

Pitiful. The Rockets never made the game close, eschewing the usual second-half run one would expect from a home team fighting for its life. I was trying to be more dominant down there. Houston averaged 20.5 3-pointers in its two wins and just 13 in the four losses. "If he's out there, he's not going to make any excuses". That will be a task for Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey, who did a brilliant job last summer in hiring D'Antoni and then building a team that fit his vision - ...

Holmes, Stanley share lead at Players Championship

After hitting off the map on the 14th into the water on the 12th hole, he faced a blind shot over the mounds from 230 yards into the wind on the hardest hole on the course. "I think it shows probably in my attitude on the course". So his decision not to play a practice round this week at the TPC Sawgrass was really not that big of a deal.

Michael Carrick "desperate" to win Europa League

Did you know? United have not suffered defeat in the last 17 European matches at the Theatre of Dreams, stretching back to a 2-1 reverse at home to Real Madrid in the Champions League in 2012/13 - when Madrid were managed by current Reds boss Jose Mourinho.

Patrick Reed leads Wells Fargo Championship by single shot after late birdies

Starting on hole 10, the American Hurley III made the turn on level par for the round but turned up the heat with four birdies in his final seven holes. "I'm really pleasantly surprised how much support this tournament has had", Mickelson said. When play was halted by darkness, 80 players were at 1 over (either finished or on their back nine).

Earnhardt flirts with pole before Stenhouse steals show

Danica Patrick, who had wrecked out of the race, was in street clothes and able to lean into the auto to give her boyfriend a congratulatory kiss. "(No. Dale Earnhardt Jr . needs a great showing today as he sits 24 in the standings right now. Larson didn't lead any laps Sunday. Kyle Busch is well-known for making snarky comments after a race in which things don't go his way.

Alvarez turns anticipated fight into one-sided bout

But after pummeling countryman Julio Cesar Chavez Jr . and earning a unanimous decision Saturday night, Mexico's top fighter is eager for the long overdue megafight to determine the middleweight champion. Four belts will be on the line in their fight - the WBC World middleweight title; WBA Super World middleweight title; IBF World middleweight title; and International Boxing Organization World middleweight title.