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Cain Velasquez makes his return to the UFC heavyweight division against Francis Ngannou on Sunday as part of the first UFC card to appear on ESPN. (Image: Rey Del Rio/Getty)

UFC Fight Night: Ngannou vs. Velasquez Headlines First Televised Card on ESPN

Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez will take on No. 3 contender Francis Ngannou in the main event of the first UFC Fight Night card to appear in its entirety on the ESPN television network. ESPN has now aired two previous cards on their ESPN+ streaming service, with some of […]

Jacob deGrom says he plans to be with the New York Mets for the long haul, but has yet to be approach about a long-term contract. (Image: Gregory J. Fisher/USA Today Sports)

Jacob deGrom Doesn’t Know When, If Mets Will Offer Long-Term Deal

Reigning NL Cy Young Award winner Jacob deGrom will once again take the mound as the New York Mets’ ace for the 2019 season. But as of now, the franchise has yet to offer a long-term deal to its star pitcher, and deGrom says he doesn’t know when that might […]

Golden Gate Fields hosts weekend Kentucky Derby prep (Image: Golden Gate Fields

Seeking Kentucky Derby Glory Presidents’ Day Weekend

Don’t overlook two additional preps Presidents’ Day Weekend as hopefuls pursue a place in the Kentucky Derby winners’ circle. Complementing the $400,000 Risen Star at the Fair Grounds in New Orleans are the $100,000 El Camino Real Derby Saturday at Golden Gate Fields near San Francisco and the $500,000 Southwest […]

Baltimore Orioles shortstop Manny Machado and Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals during a game at Nationals Park. (Image: Getty)

Almost Spring Training, All-Stars Bryce Harper and Manny Machado Still Unsigned

With less than a week to go until Spring Training, two of the best players in baseball, outfielder Bryce Harper and shortstop Manny Machado, remain unsigned free agents. After 100-plus days of negotiations, neither player is close to signing a deal. Several teams expressed interest, but it’s a week from […]

Some NFL owners may have approached Adam Silver about becoming league commissioner, but he says he is happy to be running the NBA. (Image: Kyle Terada/USA Today Sports)

Adam Silver Not Interested in Leaving NBA Post to Become NFL Commissioner

Adam Silver has, by and large, been a popular NBA commissioner since taking over the position from David Stern in 2014. That success hasn’t gone unnoticed by some NFL owners, who have apparently tried to lure Silver over to their sport as a result. According to a report by ESPN’s […]

Vancouver Canucks defenseman Erik Gudbranson (left) and Anaheim Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf tussle in the second period at the Pond in Anaheim, CA. (Image: YouTube)

Anaheim Ducks End 7-Game Skid, Two Hockey Fights Vs. Vancouver Canucks (Video)

The Anaheim Ducks (22-26-9) ended a seven-game losing streak with a 1-0 shutout against the Vancouver Canucks (25-26-7), which also included a pair of fights involving Ryan Kesler, Josh Leivo, Erik Gudbranson, and Ryan Getzlaf. The Ducks were fired-up and won their first game after the team fired head coach […]

Brad Keselowski is considered one of the best restrictor-plate racers in NASCAR, but he has failed to win the Daytona 500. (Image: Getty)

Brad Keselowski Driven to Win Daytona 500 Despite Setbacks

It is the one race that Brad Keselowski would like to win more than any other, but thus far the Daytona 500 has eluded the NASCAR driver. This will be his 10th attempt to win the iconic race, and he along with Joey Logano, are the 8/1 favorite. His best […]