Tenacious teen takes boxing ring, wins first match after surviving ambush
David Malpass deflected a question on climate change’s causes, saying, “I’m not a scientist.” Now the Trump nominee is apologizing.
The prime minister of the Solomon Islands complained on Friday that his country had been subjected to "a barrage of unwarranted and misplaced criticisms, misinformation and intimidation" since formalizing diplomatic relations with China in 2019. In an address to the United Nations General Assembly in New York, Manasseh Damukana Sogavare said the Solomons had been "unfairly targeted" and "vilified" in the media. The Solomons formerly had diplomatic relations with Chinese-claimed, self-governed Taiwan, but switched recognition to Beijing in 2019.
In the latest Floyd Mayweather news, the American athlete, who is fighting in an exhibition in Japan this weekend, said he wants a rematch against Conor McGregor.
Top Fuel points leader Justin Ashley, John Force Erica Enders claim No. 1 qualifying spots.
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Just as we all expected, Alex Grinch's defense bailed out Lincoln Riley's offense. Twitter didn't know how to react, but it sure was a wild ride. #USC
Tyson Fury has set Anthony Joshua a deadline of Monday to sign a contract for their hugely anticipated all-British showdown or forget about facing him for the world heavyweight title.
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See the top Twitter reactions to Yoel Romero's lopsided knockout in Melvin Manhoef's retirement bout at Bellator 285.
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Arch Manning's second-consecutive comeback fell short to the mighty Tigers defense.
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Trevor Immelman explains ‘LOL’ response to LIV Golf CEO Greg Norman wishing Internationals good luck at 2022 Presidents Cup
"What I said was exactly what I was doing when I read that tweet. I was laughing out loud."
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Iowa dismantled Rutgers in its Big Ten opener. Here was how social media responded to the Hawkeyes' big win.
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Floyd Mayweather won't take Jake Paul seriously if he keeps facing MMA fighters who are "over the hill."
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Gamedays at U.S. Bank Stadium could be forever changed
On latest episode of ESPN's 'First Take,' Stephen A. Smith and Malika Andrews had a heated debate about the scandal surrounding Celtics head coach Ime Udoka.
Matt Barnes Clarifies Ime Udoka Statement, Says Situation Is ‘100 Times Uglier Than Any of Us Thought’
Barnes cleared up what he initially said in response to Ime Udoka's suspension, saying the situation is "100 times uglier than any of us thought."
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49ers coach Kyle Shanahan has a longstanding and well-earned reputation for having clear, rigid, and specific expectations when it comes to the manner in which his quarterback runs the offense. Starter turned backup turned starter Jimmy Garoppolo had some eyebrow-raising remarks earlier this week about feeling not quite so constricted in his latest stint under [more]
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Yoel Romero warns Anderson Silva not to go toe to toe vs. Jake Paul: ‘This young man could hurt him’
Yoel Romero gives his pick for Jake Paul vs. Anderson Silva.
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Here's what Eli Drinkwitz said after Mizzou's 17-14 overtime loss to Auburn.
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The internet has had enough of Matt Canada.
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When Cris “Cyborg” Justino turned 37 this summer, she was in the middle of hundreds of hours of grueling training for her professional boxing debut. One of the world's most accomplished mixed martial artists is chasing a dream she has held since she first learned how to fight in Brazil nearly two decades ago. After competing professionally in Muay Thai and in grappling, this former handball player will step into the squared circle for the first time Sunday night to face Simone Silva in Curitiba, Justino's hometown.
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The Cleveland Guardians posted a questionable and distasteful photo to Twitter, celebrating a win.