On this day: Born June 8, 1945: Derek Underwood, England cricketer

The sight of England left-arm spinner Derek Underwood coming off his unusually long run with a batsman at the other end of a wet pitch surrounded by close fielders perfectly conjured up the image of a wily fox closing on its prey.

Amanda Nunes makes history in dominant UFC title defense

LAS VEGAS — Amanda Nunes became the first UFC fighter to defend a championship belt while holding titles in two weight classes Saturday night, earning a dominant unanimous decision over featherweig…

‘I’ve decided to retire from fighting’: UFC star Conor McGregor announces his retirement again

Conor McGregor ‘retires’ from fighting moments after UFC 250 main event

Irishman once again took to Twitter to claim he is calling time on his career

Nunes dominates Spencer at UFC 250 to keep featherweight belt

Amanda Nunes dominated in almost every way possible to dispatch Felicia Spencer via unanimous decision on Saturday night in a featherweight championship bout at UFC 250 in Las Vegas.

Amanda Nunes makes it look easy in dominant win over Felicia Spencer at UFC 250

The UFC has an Amanda Nunes problem.

Scott Dixon wins again at Texas in IndyCar’s delayed season opener

FORT WORTH, Texas — IndyCar packed every bit of its delayed season-opening event into one long, hot day in Texas without any fans in the stands. Scott Dixon was the fastest for most of it at a plac…

NBA teams left out of Orlando looking to stay active amid hiatus

We may not have seen the last of the Knicks, or the other seven teams not included in the 22-team NBA restart in Orlando. As the league’s contenders and pretenders will be at Disney’s ESPN Wide Wor…

Antetokounmpo, Bucks players join Milwaukee protest

Several Bucks players, led by reigning league MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo, spoke and marched on Saturday in Milwaukee at a protest against racial injustice and police brutality.

Panthers cut ties with company following CEO's racial email

The Carolina Panthers are cutting ties with a major local promotional partner after the company's founder and CEO was revealed to have sent an email with racially charged comments.

Many No. 7 picks were busts, but Matt Harvey’s not one of them

Matt Harvey is one of the best No. 7 draft picks ever. It is because of controversy, injury and failure to translate talent into sustained success that Harvey was a bust. But if you are looking for…

Dixon puts in long day to take win on IndyCar return

Scott Dixon rocketed to career win number 47 at the Genesys 300 on Saturday as the IndyCar season got off to a crash-filled start at the Texas Motor Speedway after a nearly three-month delay because of the novel coronavirus.

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