At BetMGM, Alvarez is a whopping -750 favorite to add a third belt to his collection. Saunders is +500.
Golden Boy’s Oscar De La Hoya opens up about his relationship with Canelo Alvarez ahead of his big bout with Billy Joe Saunders.
(Reuters) -New Zealand weightlifter Laurel Hubbard is on track to become the first transgender athlete to compete at an Olympics after meeting modified qualifying requirements for the Tokyo Games. The New Zealand Olympic Committee (NZOC) said the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) had revised its qualifying due to the impact of COVID-19, putting Hubbard in the frame for Tokyo selection. "The NZOC can confirm that revised International Federation (IF) qualification systems are very likely to see a number of New Zealand weightlifters, including Commonwealth Games transgender athlete Laurel Hubbard, allocated an IF quota spot for Tokyo 2020," the NZOC said in a statement.
An unspecified minor injury to Nate Diaz has pushed his bout against Leon Edwards back a month, a source familiar with the UFC’s plans told Yahoo Sports on Monday.
Check out the ceremonial weigh-in faceoffs ahead of Bellator 258 at Mohegan Sun.
Trainer Bob Baffert, who won a record-setting seventh Kentucky Derby with Medina Spirit last week, said the dark bay colt had another light workout on Thursday and is currently in peak form ahead of next week's Preakness Stakes. Baffert said it takes about a week to determine if a horse will be ready in time for the Preakness Stakes but that Medina Spirit came out of the Kentucky Derby well, has jogged for two consecutive days and he sees no discouraging signs. "I'll know by the weekend how he is doing but so far he is actually handling it pretty well," twice Triple Crown winner Baffert, who is scheduled to return to Louisville over the weekend, said on a conference call.
Devin Booker (Phoenix Suns) with a 2-pointer vs the Atlanta Hawks, 05/05/2021
"Whatever way you spin this, it's sad."
Floyd Mayweather is boxing Logan Paul in an exhibition on June 6, but he nearly came to blows with his brother and fellow YouTube star Jake Paul.
Albert Pujols was cut by the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday, abruptly ending the 41-year-old superstar slugger's decade with his second major league team. The Angels surprisingly announced the move to designate Pujols for assignment one day after he wasn't in the lineup for the slumping club's fourth consecutive loss. The decision was made after Pujols, dissatisfied with irregular playing time, had a late-night meeting with general manager Perry Minasian and team president John Carpino.
In need of a backup quarterback with skins on the wall, Dallas will look into Jeff Driskel on Friday.
All hell broke loose and punches were thrown when Jake Paul stole Floyd Mayweather's cap in Miami.
After taking safety Jevon Holland with a second-round pick, the Dolphins are moving on from Bobby McCain in a cost-cutting move.
Russell Westbrook continues to find ways to make NBA history down the stretch with the Wizards.
Some fans and analysts scoffed a bit when Mike Smith talked about championship aspirations after joining U-M last year.
Rickie Fowler hasn't competed on the PGA Tour since the first week of April. The extended break included a lot of golf.
Eden Hazard apologised on Thursday after images appeared of him smiling in the aftermath of Real Madrid's Champions League exit at the hands of his former team Chelsea.
Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge reiterated his support of Marcus Smart despite the guard's ejection Sunday.
Johnson is still very much a young player in the NFL.
More praise for the Cincinnati Bengals selecting LSU's Ja'Marr Chase.