• Ronda Rousey's 'ego' one of the reasons for 48-second TKO, says Amanda Nunes
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    Ronda Rousey's 'ego' one of the reasons for 48-second TKO, says Amanda Nunes

    Amanda Nunes believes Ronda Rousey's "ego" had a major part to play during her 48-second knockout when the duo faced off for the bantamweight title at UFC 207 in Las Vegas on 30 December. Ultimate Fighting Championship's (UFC) longest reigning bantamweight women's champion was making a comeback after over a year on the sidelines following her first career loss against Holly Holm, but her return lasted less than a minute as Nunes punched her out of contention. Rousey, a Judo bronze medal winner at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, is not known for her striking abilities, but still chose to stand toe-to-toe with the Brazilian, who is known for her striking abilities. Nunes admitted that she knew the

  • Jake Allen left home by Blues to break his ‘mental lock’
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    Jake Allen left home by Blues to break his ‘mental lock’

    St. Louis Blues goalie Jake Allen is in the midst of a personal nightmare. As they head on a three-game road trip to Winnipeg, Pittsburgh and Minnesota before the All-Star Break, the Blues have decided to leave Jake Allen home for a few days as a mental break. GM Doug Armstrong said it’s a chance for Allen to “reset,” coming one day after Hitchcock lamented that Allen was all “locked up” mentally.

  • Donald Trump says Tom Brady called to congratulate him, Brady doesn't want to talk about it
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    Donald Trump says Tom Brady called to congratulate him, Brady doesn't want to talk about it

    If the New England Patriots win on Sunday, how many questions do you think quarterback Tom Brady will get about President Donald Trump during Super Bowl week? It’s pretty clear how many of those questions Brady will actually answer, and it’s a nice fat zero. Brady and Trump are friends.