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Daniel Cormier stands during a light heavyweight championship fight against Volkan Oezdemir at UFC 220. (Image: Gregory Payan/AP)

UFC 226: Miocic and Cormier Hope to Break International Fight Week Curse

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will challenge Stipe Miocic for his heavyweight title at UFC 226 on July 7, with Cormier hoping to become only the second person in the company’s history to hold two championship titles at the same time. That is, of course, assuming that the bout […]

Oregon State 9th Inning Rally Forces College World Series Game 3 (Video)

Arkansas was one defensive play away from earning the school’s first College World Series championship. Instead, they’ll have to try again on Thursday, as Oregon State rallied to score three runs in the ninth inning for a 5-3 win to force a decisive Game 3. Three Razorbacks defenders had a […]

World Cup Dilemma: Is Second Place Better Than First in Some Groups?

There’s a simple formula for the group stage at the World Cup: survive and advance. But when teams already know they’re through to the knockout stage, they might have to ask a strange question: do we really want to win the group? It sounds strange to think that a team […]

Tiger Woods has struggled with his putting this season and on Tuesday tried a new putter. (Image: Stan Badz/PGA Tour)

Weak Field, New Putter Pump up Tiger Woods at Quicken Loans National

Usually the sign of a desperate golfer is when they start changing putters, but Tiger Woods said it might be time to make a switch as he prepares for this week’s Quicken Loans National at the TPC Potomac, in Maryland near Washington DC. Addressing Putter Problems Woods played a practice […]

Houston Rockets guard James Harden poses with the MVP award at the NBA Awards on Monday night. (Image: Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

NBA Awards Show: Harden Wins MVP, Russell Flips the Bird at Barkley

James Harden was named the NBA’s Most Valuable Player on Monday, capping off an entertaining night at the second annual NBA Awards Show. Harden averaged a league-leading 30.4 points per game for the Houston Rockets, while also averaging 8.8 assists and 5.4 rebounds on the season. Harden Takes Top Honors […]

Arkansas ace pitcher Blaine Knight is one of many quality hurlers in the Razorbacks rotation. (Image: Arkansas Athletics)

Oregon State, Arkansas Ready to Reign after College World Series Rain Delay

The opening game in the final best-of-three matchup at the College World Series was supposed to happen Monday, but Oregon State and Arkansas will have to wait another day. Thunderstorms pounded TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha and the NCAA Baseball Committee postponed the opener until Tuesday evening. The one-day delay […]

Harry Kane Out-Kicking Golden Boot Competition at World Cup 2018

England’s Harry Kane has managed to get his foot in the door for the World Cup’s Golden Boot, the award given to the player who scores throughout the month-long tournament. As of Tuesday, Kane was in the lead with five goals after only two games. Romelu Lukaku of Belgium, and […]

Referee Joel Aguilar takes a look at VAR footage before awarding Sweden a penalty in their 1-0 victory over South Korea at the 2018 World Cup. (Image: Adam Pretty/Getty)

VAR Catches Record Number of Penalties at 2018 World Cup

Early in the second half of Monday’s World Cup match between Iran and Portugal, Cristiano Ronaldo went down inside the box. After the referee waved off Ronaldo’s call for a penalty, the VAR – or video assistant referee – recommended a review, and a penalty was awarded. Ronaldo would fail […]

Borna Coric (right) holds his trophy after defeating Roger Federer (left) in the final of the Gerry Weber Open in Halle, Germany on Sunday. (Image: Friso Gentsch/DPA/AP)

Borna Coric Upsets Roger Federer to Win Gerry Weber Open in Germany

Borna Coric scored the biggest victory of his career on Sunday, defeating Roger Federer 7-6 (8-6), 3-6, 6-2 to win the Gerry Weber Open in Halle, Germany. Federer was attempting to win his 10th career title in Halle, as well as his 99th career title overall. Coric Dominates Third Set […]

Lionel Messi has been unable to lead Argentina to dominance as was expected before the start of the World Cup. (Image: Getty)

Ease or Angst: Five World Cup Bets Fitting for Group Finales

Some teams know their fate, others need to win this week, but both scenarios present five World Cup bets that gamblers can take advantage of as Russia 2018 wraps up the group phase. Teams like England and Belgium can relax, while Australia and Argentina will have to win and get help […]

Bubba Watson acknowledges the cheers of the crowd en route to his win at the Travelers Championship. (Image: Getty)

Bubba Watson Snags Third Win of Season at Travelers Championship

Bubba Watson became the first three-time winner on the PGA Tour this season, and did so in incredible fashion. The two-time major champion came from six shots back in Sunday’s final round to win the Travelers Championship by three strokes. Watson, has captured this event three times in his career, […]