• How much should viewers expect to pay to watch Mayweather vs. McGregor?
How much should viewers expect to pay to watch Mayweather vs. McGregor?

They confirmed that the fight is on and that it is scheduled for 26th of August in Las Vegas , at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas . Mayweather holds a 49-0 boxing record as a pro. I want to watch the fight to see Mayweather get bloodied, so the vengeful part of me can rejoice for not just the women Mayweather's hit, but the countless women ...

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  • Daly given hope of spot in first Test
Daly given hope of spot in first Test

The Ireland and Lions defence coach believes the 27-year-old Corkman would be well able for the job. Asked how he would feel if O'Mahony led the Lions against the All Blacks, Farrell replied: "I'd be more than comfortable. The All Blacks have certainly got better over the last four years and are reigning supreme. Gatland will want to a leave ...

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  • Gatland says Hansen 'worried' as Lions loom
Gatland says Hansen 'worried' as Lions loom

That possibility was also in the mind of Chiefs coach Dave Rennie who said he expected the Lions would be desperate to push their cases for test consideration against his team. We play this game on Tuesday, hopefully we'll get the result we're after and show improvement again. "I guess you dream of pulling off that performance out there, bu...

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  • Swans chairman says they've had no 'direct contact' over key players
Swans chairman says they've had no 'direct contact' over key players

The 32-year-old striker hit 15 goals for Swansea in the Premier League , and worked with Chelsea boss Antonio Conte at Juventus, but a loan switch to Stamford Bridge was rejected by the Swans, who needed the Spain worldwide for their relegation battle at the time.

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  • Koepka reaches turn at US Open with one-shot lead
Koepka reaches turn at US Open with one-shot lead

However, the 26-year-old from Southport then bogeyed the third, sixth and eighth and although he bounced back with a birdie on the ninth, he was unable to convert good chances early on the back nine before Koepka pulled away. But knowing, like I said, that I would have had to shoot 5-under just to get in the playoff, that's really, really good ...

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  • Pakistan can upset any team on their day, says Virat Kohli
Pakistan can upset any team on their day, says Virat Kohli

Zaman couldn't resist the length ball outside off stump, so he poked at it and only nicked it. I know that when the game is on the line and the bigger the game, the more he performs, the more amped up he gets - he doesn't shy away from pressure situations.

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  • Manchester United Handed Fresh Boost In Cristiano Ronaldo Pursuit
Manchester United Handed Fresh Boost In Cristiano Ronaldo Pursuit

Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain have been linked a lavish move to sign Ronaldo in recent days, yet some reports have claimed that the player will remain at Real Madrid if the club help him to resolve his tax problems. "I still haven't spoken to Cristiano Ronaldo ". " I have to make a defense at all costs as a player and as a...

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  • STANLEY CUP FINAL: Penguins can't afford to lose Game 5
STANLEY CUP FINAL: Penguins can't afford to lose Game 5

The Predators had jumped out to a 1-0 lead with 5:09 left in the first period when center Calle Jarnkrok knocked home a rebound as he went sailing into the crease. The puck barely snuck inside the goal line, bouncing off a lunging Matt Murray's blocker pad and back out in a split second.He told me my breath smelled, but I don't know, I used Liste...

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  • Queen's Speech ditched next year to allow greater Brexit laws scrutiny
Queen's Speech ditched next year to allow greater Brexit laws scrutiny

After the election resulted in a hung Parliament with the Conservatives as the largest party, Government sources said the speech needed to be put back. The meetings came as time is running out for the parties to reach an agreement on restoring devolved government to Stormont, with the Government set to resume direct rule from Westminster if the...

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  • Golden Knights Get Ready For Expansion Draft
Golden Knights Get Ready For Expansion Draft

As there are some top defensemen, such as Anaheim's Sami Vatanen and Ottawa's Marc Methot . "The issue for us isn't going to be, 'Can we fill out the roster?' It would be, 'Do we have too many players?' There are a lot of good players there".

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  • Twins draft CA prep shortstop Royce Lewis at No
Twins draft CA prep shortstop Royce Lewis at No

A 6-foot-1, 185-pound right-handed batter, Lewis is a contact hitter with a solid approach at the plate. NO. 3: THE SAN DIEGO PADRES SELECT WHITEVILLE HIGH SCHOOL (N.C.) PITCHER MACKENZIE GORE While 18-year-old Mackenzie Gore was never mentioned for the No.

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  • Warriors will do whatever it takes to retain Stephen Curry
Warriors will do whatever it takes to retain Stephen Curry

In last year's NBA Finals, the Warriors took a 3-1 lead heading into Game 5, the same as it had this year, but Curry's team didn't manage to wrap up the series. LeBron James has now lost five Finals in eight appearances - only the fourth player to come up short in five NBA Finals . "I think it was a typical closeout game", Golden State he...

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  • Pittsburgh Penguins win back to back Stanley Cup Championships
Pittsburgh Penguins win back to back Stanley Cup Championships

Game 7 of the Eastern Conference final between Pittsburgh and the Ottawa Senators was the most watched game of the 2017 playoffs overall, with an average of 4.29 million viewers. This year's win might have been harder than a year ago. Beside the measurable production, Crosby also provides plenty of leadership as the team's captain.

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  • Four tied atop US Open leaderboard heading into weekend
Four tied atop US Open leaderboard heading into weekend

While Erin Hills was still not playing as hard as many past U.S. Open courses, it was beginning to firm up from the early week rain, plus the USGA had a few tricks up its sleeve. "Next year will be a different story because I'll be better prepared". Even with some rain forecast for overnight, look for a tougher test on Saturday, with tucked pin...

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  • Real president Perez 'not contemplating' Ronaldo departure
Real president Perez 'not contemplating' Ronaldo departure

The 26-year-old told the official website of the Confederations Cup: "It goes without saying that he's a great player". "Obviously something has happened, something has affected him, his credibility", Perez told Spanish radio station Onda Cero .

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  • Celtics, 76ers finalize deal to swap top picks
Celtics, 76ers finalize deal to swap top picks

But, if that Lakers pick doesn't fall between No. 2 and No. 5 in the 2018 draft, Philly will instead send a 2019 first-round pick from Boston that it acquired from the Sacramento Kings . The Celtics had Duke's Jayson Tatum in for a workout on Monday and hope to have Kansas' Josh Jackson in on Tuesday. Getting that right will factor into ho...

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  • Celtics-Sixers trade finalised, Markelle Fultz expected to go No. 1
Celtics-Sixers trade finalised, Markelle Fultz expected to go No. 1

The Celtics will receive the Los Angeles Lakers' 2018 first-rounder if it falls between Nos. The Sixers will send No. 3, along with a scenario that will include the '18 Laker pick OR the '19 Kings pick depending on protection rights. He is a backcourt dynamo, able to run an offense or play off-ball. Even a young team of D'Angelo Russell, Brando...

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  • W2W4: Best bets for second half of US Open
W2W4: Best bets for second half of US Open

Dustin Johnson , Rory McIlroy and Jason Day - the top three players in the world, all of them professing expansive Erin Hills to be ideal for their games - spent Friday cleaning out their lockers after missing the cut. "Showed up for the last six holes, anyway", said the four-times major victor, who made four birdies on his second nine, inc...

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  • Dealing No. 1 pick could be first of many moves for Celtics
Dealing No. 1 pick could be first of many moves for Celtics

Lakers looking to add another first-round draft pick, sources say: ESPN: Los Angeles now holds the second and 28th picks in this year's draft. The front office can use one of their multiple future first-round picks they have from Miami.

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  • French Open women's quarterfinals get started
French Open women's quarterfinals get started

Ostapenko, who had defeated Australian Samantha Stosur in the last 16, and Bacsinszky are set to meet for a place in the final on Thursday - which will be a birthday for both players. "She makes a lot of unforced errors , but hit 38 winners to Wozniacki's six as she coped so well with her first taste of a Grand Slam quarter-final".

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  • Brooks Koepka claims US Open Title
Brooks Koepka claims US Open Title

Open, birdied his last hole for a 69 to tie for fifth at 10-under 268 along with Bill Haas (69) and Rickie Fowler (72), who was poised at yet another major to win only to fall back. Play the same, too. Only 31 golfers managed to get below par during the event. "On some of these par fives I don't even need to hit a driver to get there".

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  • Putin present to see Russian Federation kick off Confederations Cup
Putin present to see Russian Federation kick off Confederations Cup

Host Russia were clearly the better side as they missed a handful of chances, but the three points was all that matters. Nearly 25 minutes into the second half, Russian forward Fedor Smolov cannoned another goal for his team after having received a flawless assist from Alexander Samedov .

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  • Kane Williamson named 12th man as Pakistan dominate Champions Trophy team
Kane Williamson named 12th man as Pakistan dominate Champions Trophy team

Pakistan have won the Champions Trophy cricket final after beating their arch-rivals India by 180 runs at the Oval ground in Britain's capital, London . With a new man, Babar Azam in, the Indians began closing in - conceding just six runs in the next two overs. India's MS Dhoni leaves the pitch after he was caught by Pakistan's Imad...

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  • LeBron James goes down after collision with Tristan Thompson
LeBron James goes down after collision with Tristan Thompson

The Warriors had trailed the defending champions for much of the second half but used a late surge to secure a 15th straight win, the longest postseason streak for any team in the four major professional sports. "We have championship DNA", said James, who broke Magic Johnson's record with his ninth triple-double in the Finals. They take a 2-0 lea...

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  • Lewis Hamilton WINS Canadian Grand Prix in a Mercedes One-Two - Vettel 4th
Lewis Hamilton WINS Canadian Grand Prix in a Mercedes One-Two - Vettel 4th

Verstappen made a sensational start, scything from fifth to second into the first corner. Mercedes team had a complete control right from the start till the end. Vettel suffered damage to his vehicle when being overtaken by Red Bull's Max Verstappen at the first corner and pitted for repairs four laps later, but he refused to blame the Dutch yo...

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  • Florentino Perez fails to mention Ronaldo at media event
Florentino Perez fails to mention Ronaldo at media event

Last week, a Spanish state prosecutor accused Ronaldo of four counts of tax fraud from 2011-14 which totaled about $16.5 million. Florentino Perez will stay on as Real Madrid president until 2021 after no other candidates presented a bid to rival the incumbent before Sunday's deadline, the European champions announced in a statement on Mond...

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  • Fahey's Ribchester should prove too strong for Royal Ascot all-comers
Fahey's Ribchester should prove too strong for Royal Ascot all-comers

The favourite is drawn in stall one with his pacemaker (Toscanini) in ten with Lightning Spear (2.30) drawn towards the stand's side in fourteen. "It is with great confidence that Royal Ascot has partnered with The Stronach Group and Xpressbet as our Preferred US Betting Site; we're excited to work with them to introduce Royal Ascot to exuberan...

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  • Savannah's Harman looks for major breakthrough at US Open
Savannah's Harman looks for major breakthrough at US Open

Thomas , of course, was focused less on Miller and more on trying to shoot 62, the barrier that still has never been broken in major championship golf. "If you look at the golf course and you even talk to me, Jason or Rory, this course sets up flawless for us", Johnson said. But I couldn't have shot any higher.

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  • Zidane Believes Ronaldo Can Inspire Real Madrid to 12th CL Title
Zidane Believes Ronaldo Can Inspire Real Madrid to 12th CL Title

Signing him would be a real coup for Manchester United , who appear to be looking for another marquee signing following on from last summer's moves for Paul Pogba and Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Madrid's attacking brilliance proved too hard for Juventus to contain, giving Zinedine Zidane his second Champions League title in 18 months of top-flight m...

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  • IPL owners buy teams in CSA Global League
IPL owners buy teams in CSA Global League

South Africa's Global T20 league is the best way to keep players from leaving the country in search of opportunity elsewhere, according to Test and T20 captain Faf du Plessis . The remaining two franchises Bloemfontein Port Elizabeth are brought by Sushil Kumar from Hong Kong and Ajay Sethi from Hong Kong. With six of the eight owners global, CS...

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  • Attack comes next for Lions: Gatland
Attack comes next for Lions: Gatland

On Saturday, the tourists prevented the Crusaders , Super Rugby's leading side, from scoring a try, despite the hosts recording an average of 37 points per game this season. "We'll play that by ear and see how it goes". Johnny Sexton was an early arrival for the injured Jonathan Davies, and it gave us the first opportunity to test out his 10/12 pa...

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  • Philly gets No. 1 pick from Sixers, chance to draft Fultz
Philly gets No. 1 pick from Sixers, chance to draft Fultz

The Celtics will receive the No. 3 overall pick in this year's draft, and either the Lakers' 2018 first-round pick. The announcement of the particulars will likely happen Monday. Multiple media outlets reported the deal will happen and once it becomes official, the 76ers intend to use the pick on Fultz in Thursday's draft at Barclays Center in...

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  • Golfer Tiger Woods seeks help for issues with prescription medications
Golfer Tiger Woods seeks help for issues with prescription medications

Videos showed Woods to be groggy and disoriented when he was arrested and taken into custody after police found him asleep in his vehicle on a road near his Jupiter, Fla., home. Read Woods' full statement below. Woods following his DUI arrest in May . The 14-time major champion was stopped in the middle of the road and his vehicle had two fl...

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  • Ex-NFL player Lawrence Taylor pleads guilty to Florida DUI
Ex-NFL player Lawrence Taylor pleads guilty to Florida DUI

Taylor was sentenced to 12 months probation, had his license revoked for nine months and will need to place an ignition interlock device on his vehicle for six months after that. Police said Taylor blew.082 and.084 on Breathalyzer tests hours later. Taylor has previously had numerous run-ins with the law. Taylor, who spent 13 seasons with the Gi...

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  • Virat Kohli shows his class despite defeat against Pakistan
Virat Kohli shows his class despite defeat against Pakistan

Lose to India by 124 runs- Pakistan are completely outplayed in what coach Mickey Arthur calls a "shambolic" display as India pile up 319 for three before dismissing their old foes for just 164 in a rain-marred match. Hasan Ali picked up the award for man of the tournament with his 13 wickets, including three in India's collapse, and the victor...

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