Month: October 2017

In the main event of UFC 217, former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre returns and challenges middleweight champion Michael Bisping for the title. St-Pierre has been out of action for nearly four years, while Bisping has lately gone on the best run of his career. Both fighters are clearly accomplished, but there are key stylistic differences
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UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor apologized for his use of a gay slur in a postfight talk with teammate Artem Lobov in Gdansk, Poland, on Oct. 21. Following Lobov’s unanimous decision loss to Andre Fili, McGregor was seen on camera backstage calling Fili a “f—-t” at least three times. Appearing on the RTE One’s “The
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LOS ANGELES — Yu Darvish didn’t think it was necessary to meet with Yuli Gurriel after the Houston Astros first baseman’s racist gesture toward the Dodgers pitcher. Gurriel contacted the Dodgers and told them he wanted to meet with the pitcher in person and apologize. Major League Baseball suspended Gurriel for the first five games
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DEL MAR, Calif. — Show time for Breeders’ Cup 2017, finally. It took a long while for the Breeders’ Cup to reach the beach, as Del Mar track president Joe Harper acknowledged this week at the post draw. “We’ve been looking to get this since 1984,” said Harper, referring to the first year of the
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After digesting the hefty ‘Host Selection Process Evaluation Report’, World Rugby’s board has given South Africa’s bid its backing for the 2023 Rugby World Cup. The report offers unparalleled transparency, looks into the minutiae of Ireland, France and South Africa’s bids and comes to the conclusion that based on five criteria, there is one host
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Here are the Week 10 college football lines from the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook. In the Week 10 college football look-ahead, Will Harris explores which defense has the edge in Saturday’s Oklahoma-Oklahoma State matchup, why a Big Ten disappointment could be on the ascent, and why option-based offenses offer good betting value. Tuesday, Oct. 31
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