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Brian Ortega (right) swept all five rounds to earn a resounding unanimous decision victory over Chan Sung Jung (left) at UFC Fight Night 180. (Image: Josh Hedges/Zuffa/Getty)

UFC Notebook: Ortega Slays Korean Zombie; McGregor Sets Date for Poirier Fight

Brian Ortega pitched a shutout against “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung at UFC Fight Night 180 on Saturday, earning himself a featherweight title shot in the process. All three judges scored the main event bout 50-45 for Ortega, who looked fresh and dominant against Jung throughout the 25-minute fight. […]

LA Rams WR Cooper Kupp catches a touchdown against the Buffalo Bills. (Image: AP)

Sunday Night Football: SF Niners +3 Home Dogs Against LA Rams

In Sunday’s Gotta Get Unstuck Game of the Day, the Los Angeles Rams (4-1) head up the coast to play Sunday Night Football against the San Francisco 49ers (2-3) at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara. San Francisco has lost all three home games this season, which is one of the […]

Tyson Fury (left) says he is done waiting for a third fight with Deontay Wilder (right) and will take on a different opponent in December. (Image: Al Bello/Getty)

Tyson Fury Will Fight Someone in December, Just Not Deontay Wilder

WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury says he’s tired of waiting to fight Deontay Wilder, and will instead look for another fight this December. Fury and Wilder have fought twice. The two battled to a draw in December 2018, before Fury won a rematch by technical knockout on Feb. 22. Fury […]

Teofimo Lopez (pictured) will come in as a significant underdog when he fights Vasiliy Lomachenko in a lightweight title unification match. (Image: Al Bello/Getty)

Vasiliy Lomachenko, Teofimo Lopez Ready to Unify Lightweight Titles

The world’s two top lightweight boxers will meet in the ring this fall as Vasiliy Lomachenko and Teofimo Lopez have agreed to terms on a title unification fight. Lomachenko (14-1, 10 KOs) holds the WBA and WBO titles, while Lopez (15-0, 12 KOs) boasts the IBF championship in the division. […]

Bettors collected on millions in outstanding football bets when Nevada casinos – and their sportsbooks – reopened in June. (Image: Getty)

Nevada Sportsbooks Post First Loss in Seven Years as Bettors Win $483K

Nevada sportsbooks proved that the house doesn’t always win, taking a monthly loss in June for the first time since 2013. Bettors came out ahead by about $483,000 for the month, according to information released by the Nevada Gaming Control Board. Bettors Cash in on Overdue Football Tickets That marks […]

Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder are aiming to fight on Dec. 19 at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas. (Image: Getty)

Promoters Targeting December for Tyson Fury vs. Deontay Wilder Trilogy Fight

The highly anticipated third fight between WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury and challenger Deontay Wilder could happen earlier than expected, as both camps have confirmed Dec. 19 as a potential date for the bout. According to Top Rank chairman Bob Arum, one of Fury’s promoters, both camps are looking at […]

Tyson Fury (pictured) and Anthony Joshua have agreed to financial terms for a two-fight deal in 2021, though they haven’t signed any contracts yet. (Image: Steve Marcus/Reuters)

Hearn: Tyson Fury, Anthony Joshua Agree to Two-Fight Deal for 2021

Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua will get the chance to unify their heavyweight titles in 2021 after they agreed to financial terms on a two-fight deal for next year. Joshua’s promoter, Eddie Hearn, told ESPN that the fighters have agreed to the monetary aspects of the two-fight series, but that […]

Bruce Lee during the filming of "Enter the Dragon" (1973). (Image: Warner Brothers)

‘Be Water,’ ESPN 30 for 30 Documentary on Bruce Lee

ESPN aired “Be Water,” a new 30 for 30 documentary film directed by Bao Nguyen about the life and impact of Bruce Lee. More than 45 years after his death, Lee remains one of the most popular action stars in the world, even though he had a very limited career […]

The United States is through to the quarterfinals of the Women’s World Cup after a 2-1 victory over Spain. (Image: Alessandra Tarantino/AP)

Rapinoe Opts Out of NWSL Tourney, Durant Buys MLS Team Stake

Megan Rapinoe has decided to opt out of the National Women’s Soccer League’s (NWSL) upcoming tournament. Meanwhile, NBA’s Kevin Durant acquired a 2% stake in Philadelphia’s Major League Soccer Team (MLS) team. Apparently, even without scheduled seasons, US soccer can still make news. Megan Rapinoe’s coach Farid Benstiti was dismayed […]