Two days after winning the title, Charles Oliveira proudly brought UFC gold back to the favela where he grew up in Brazil.
World number six Collin Morikawa goes into the PGA Championship in South Carolina this week hungry to mount a title defence and prove his early career major triumph was no fluke. The 24-year-old American put the golf world on notice in August when he broke through a jam-packed leaderboard to secure a two-shot victory at Harding Park in only the second major start of his career. "There's guys out here that have had way more experience on this golf course than I have," said Morikawa, recalling Rory McIlroy's stunning PGA Championship win by eight strokes there in 2012.
Surprisingly, it's not a quarterback with the lowest odds to go first overall.
T.J. Oshie’s goal song, John Denver’s “Take Me Home, Country Roads,” echoed through Capital One Arena and its 25% capacity crowd. It turned out the credit technically belonged elsewhere, but Capitals fans were in no mood to nitpick. Nic Dowd’s deflection of Oshie' shot from the blue line found the back of the net 4:41 into overtime, giving the Capitals a 3-2 victory over the Boston Bruins on Saturday night in Game 1 of the first-round playoff series.
The bout with Nery figures to be a wild slugfest, given the styles of both fighters.
La Liga's title race is going down to the wire, with Atletico Madrid, Real Madrid and Barcelona still in the mix as we head into the penultimate weekend of the season. In Spain if points are tied at the end of the season, then the teams' head-to-head record is used to decide league placings before other criteria.
Watch Christos Giagos kick off UFC 262 with a nasty submission.
Trae Young and the Hawks have plenty of firepower, but can they exert their will against Julius Randle and the hard-nosed Knicks?
Dustin Poirier had respectful words for Charles Oliveira and Michael Chandler in the aftermath of UFC 262.
The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame welcomed a legendary 2020 class, with Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett among the nine inductees.
Houston Texans coach David Culley had nothing to offer when asked about QB Deshaun Watson's participation in offseason workouts.
Rory McIlroy will join Americans Justin Thomas and Brooks Koepka in a pairing of past winners in Thursday's first round of the 103rd PGA Championship at Kiawah Island.
Nathan MacKinnon, Gabriel Landeskog and Mikko Rantanen combined for eight points and 16 shots of the Avalanche's 50 shots against St. Louis.
The goal (atop this post) is Cavani's 10th this Premier League season, and the 34-year-old has 16 goals and six assists in 1,973 minutes across all comps.
The Eagles' starting quarterback job is Jalen Hurts' to lose, but one former player believes Hurts won't impress Philly fans this year.
Josiah Scott traded to the Philadelphia Eagles for Jameson Houston and a sixth round pick
What did Taylor Hall think of Brad Marchand's overtime goal and celebration after winning Game 2 of the Bruins' first-round playoff series against the Capitals? The veteran winger had a pretty funny reaction.
Monday, an ESPN analyst offered a bold prediction for Mac Jones in 2021
Former Alabama quarterback Mac Jones is reportedly blowing away his new teammates and coaches with the New England Patriots.
The Angels said that Albert Pujols didn't want to be a bench player, something he insisted Monday with the Dodgers simply wasn't true.