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  • Khan calls out Mayweather after unanimous decision win

    Britain's Amir Khan took a unanimous decision victory over American Chris Algieri in a welterweight matchup, then called out unbeaten Floyd Mayweather for a world title showdown. Khan improved to 31-3 with his fifth victory in a row, which came by judges' scores of 117-111, 117-111 and 115-113.…

  • Josh Hamilton launches first two home runs of the season

    Josh Hamilton's swing is coming around quickly. After a double on Thursday, he homered twice on Friday.

    Big League Stew
  • The 10-man rotation, starring the end of the Tom Thibodeau era

    A look around the league and the Web that covers it.

    Ball Don't Lie
  • Atlanta NFL team waives player after alleged dog killing

    By David Beasley ATLANTA (Reuters) - The Atlanta Falcons released Prince Shembo on Friday after the football player was charged with aggravated animal cruelty in the killing of his girlfriend's dog, the team said. The Yorkie died after Shembo, 23, an outside linebacker drafted by the Falcons in…

  • UFC Responds to Sara McMann's Claims of Gender Inequity in Reebok Deal

    There have been a tremendous amount of accusations that the UFC’s new Athlete Outfitting Policy (aka the Reebok Uniform Deal) isn’t a good deal for the fighters. Most of the accusations are from managers and fighters saying they will be losing thousands of dollars in sponsorship money when they are…

    MMA Weekly
  • Golf-McIlroy makes fast getaway after missing Irish cut

    (Updates at end of round) By Bernie McGuire NEWCASTLE, Northern Ireland, May 29 (Reuters) - World number one Rory McIlroy wasted little time after missing the cut for a third straight year at the Irish Open as he headed straight for his parents' Belfast home on Friday. It left McIlroy four shots…

  • LeBron on stopping him or Stephen Curry: "You can't"

    With a week to get ready for the NBA Finals, the Cavaliers have a check list of things to get done before Game 1. First, is to get All-Star guard Kyrie Irving healthier after he sat two games in the conference finals with knee and foot injuries. Then, there's putting together a defensive plan to…

    The Associated Press
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    Meet Ronda Rousey's next opponent Bethe Correia (14 photos)

    Brazilian bantamweight Bethe Correia caused quite a stir Tuesday when she said that she hopes Ronda Rousey doesn’t ‘kill herself’ after their UFC 190 title tilt on Aug. 1. That comment, alone, could be looked at as a bit of a promotional snafu, even without any prior context. However, when you…

    Yahoo Sports
  • NBA teams want to know if Harrison twins can live, play without each other

    Andrew Harrison says pro franchises have been asking him two interesting questions in pre-draft workouts

    The Dagger
  • Ronaldinho's star fading fast in Mexico

    Ronaldinho quickly became Mexico's biggest football star when he signed with Queretaro last year, helping to sell thousands of jerseys with his famous name printed on the back. It's their way of complaining that the 35-year-old former Barcelona playmaker has not performed anywhere near the level…

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    Protests taint FIFA election day (20 photos)

    Palestinian activists protested in front of the Hallenstadion in Zurich, Switzerland, where the 65th FIFA congress met. The Palestinian Football Association was asking FIFA to suspend Israel from world football, just as it once suspended apartheid South Africa and Slobodan Milosevic's Yugoslavia.…

    Yahoo Sports
  • Backup QB John Franklin transfers from Florida State

    Coming out of spring practice, John Franklin sat at No. 2 on Florida State’s depth chart at quarterback.

    Dr. Saturday
  • Ex-NFL star Sharper pleads guilty in New Orleans to drugging women

    Former NFL player Darren Sharper, accused of drugging and raping women in four states, pleaded guilty on Friday to related federal charges in New Orleans, prosecutors said. Sharper, 39, already had pleaded guilty or no contest to rape or attempted rape in Arizona, California and Nevada as part of a…

  • World Series of Poker braces for thousands of players

    From playing Tuesday night poker matches in a garage with a $20 buy-in to being one among thousands hunched over green-felt tables shuffling stacks of poker chips everyone wishes will grow, 54-year-old Nick Luis Damico was one of likely many World Series of Poker first-timers navigating the annual…

    The Associated Press
  • Destiny's Trial of Osiris Cheaters To Face Bans

    Bungie to take swift action against players who cheated in Destiny's recent PVP event.

  • Art Briles teases new Baylor uniforms for 2015 (Photo)

    Could the Bears have an all-gray look in the rotation this season?

    Dr. Saturday
  • Cycling-Aru climbs back up to second in Giro d'Italia

    May 29 (Reuters) - Italian Fabio Aru attacked in the final climb to win the 19th stage of the Giro d'Italia to reclaim second spot overall form his Astana team mate Mikel Landa on Friday. Aru, one of the pre-race favourites, slumped to third overall after cracking in a gruelling mountain stage on…

  • Dovizioso and Ducati dominate MotoGP practice

    Italian Andrea Dovizioso was fastest in practice for Sunday's Italian MotoGP on Friday as Ducati dominated the session on the Mugello track, less than 100km from their headquarters. Defending champion Marc Marquez was second fastest on his Honda with Yamaha rider Jorge Lorenzo, winner of the last…