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Nurmagomedov

Nurmagomedov Challenges Mayweather to Clash

Los Angeles (AFP) – Mixed martial arts fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov has taken a page out of Conor McGregor’s playbook and issued a challenge to undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather.

Brewers Dodgers

Brewers Regain Series Lead with 4-0 Win over Dodgers

Los Angeles (AFP) – Milwaukee shortstop Orlando Arcia belted his third home run of this post-season Monday, a two-run shot that lifted the Brewers to a 4-0 victory over the Dodgers in Los Angeles.

Dodgers Brewers

Dodgers Level Series with Brewers on Turner Homer

Justin Turner’s two-run homer in the eighth inning lifted the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 4-3 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers Saturday that knotted their Major League Baseball playoff series at one game each.

Tom Brady

Brady Throws 500th TD Pass as Patriots Beat Colts

Tom Brady became the third player in NFL history to throw for 500 touchdowns when he connected with wide receiver Josh Gordon in a 38-24 win over the Indianapolis Colts on Thursday.

Ryder Cup

Johnson, Fowler Win First Point of Ryder Cup for US

Dustin Johnson and Rickie Fowler won the first point of the Ryder Cup for the United States on Friday with a 4 and 2 victory over Rory McIlroy and European rookie Thorbjorn Olesen.

Tiger Woods

Tiger, Best-Ever US and Europe Teams Spice Up Ryder Cup Battle

Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines (France) (AFP) – Resurgent star Tiger Woods and the highest-ranked lineups in Ryder Cup history have built anticipation for thrills and excitement ahead of Friday’s dramatic opening matches between Europe and trophy-holders United States at Le Golf National.

Tiger Woods

Woods Back on Top, Bidding to End Ryder Cup Struggles

Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines (France) (AFP) – Tiger Woods rediscovered his former glories by claiming his first title in over five years last weekend, but now he turns his attentions to a competition he has never dominated — the Ryder Cup.

Chargers Rams

Rams, Chargers Battle for LA Bragging Rights

The first game between two Los Angeles NFL teams since 1994 highlights week three of the season with a quarterback matchup that could make it worth the lengthy wait.

Tiger Woods

Tiger Hunts Victory Ahead of Ryder Cup

Tiger Woods tees off in the season-ending Tour Championship here Thursday for the first time in five years, determined to end his victory drought ahead of next week’s Ryder Cup.

Tennis Players

Report: Male Tennis Players Punished More than Women

Male tennis players are almost three times more likely to be fined for losing their temper and smashing racquets than their female counterparts, The New York Times reported Saturday.

Mayweather Pacquiao

Mayweather Says Pacquiao Rematch on Cards This Year

Mayweather earned an estimated $220 million from his first fight with Pacquiao. Former world welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather said Saturday he will face Manny Pacquiao later this year in a rematch of their 2015 superfight.

Le'Veon Bell

No-Show Steelers Rusher Bell Loses $855,000 in Holdout

NEW YORK (AFP) – Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell did not report to the NFL club on Saturday, forfeiting an $855,000 game check for Sunday’s season opener at Cleveland to extend his contract holdout.

Colin Kaepernick

Nike Bets on Millennials with Kaepernick Ad Campaign

NEW YORK (AFP) – Nike’s new marketing campaign built around Colin Kaepernick takes an strong stance on a politically divisive issue in the Trump era, which could score points with millennials but at the risk of alienating conservative customers.

Serena Kaepernick

Serena Praises Controversial QB Kaepernick, Reid

Serena Williams said Friday that “every athlete, every human” should be grateful for the stand on social issues taken by former NFL players Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid.

NFL Helmet Rule

NFL: No Change to New Helmet Rules

New York (AFP) – NFL chiefs on Wednesday vowed to press ahead with the league’s new helmet rule despite a storm of controversy which has erupted during its use in pre-season games.

Richie Incognito

Police: Incognito Arrested over Funeral Home Threats

Los Angeles (AFP) – Former Miami Dolphins and Buffalo Bills linebacker Richie Incognito has been arrested in Arizona after threatening staff at a funeral home, police confirmed Tuesday.

Transgender Referee

Transgender Referee Takes Charge in England

London (AFP) – A transgender referee was to set to take charge of a football match in England on Sunday in what was hailed by the British press as a first.

Madonna performs on stage at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles February 8, 2015. AFP PHOTO/ROBYN BECK (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Putting sex in sexagenarian: Madonna still shocks at 60

Whether by brazenly injecting sex in the public sphere, adopting gay subculture for mainstream audiences or becoming the top-selling female musician of all time, Madonna has asserted an incalculable influence.

Tiger Woods

Tiger Charges into the Hunt As Koepka Grabs Lead at 100th PGA

St. Louis (AFP) – Tiger Woods charged into contention for his first major title in 10 years while two-time US Open champion Brooks Koepka seized a three-stroke lead at the turn in Saturday’s third round of the PGA Championship.

Mesut Ozil

In Germany, Ozil Racism Row Sparks #MeTwo Debate

Thousands of people in Germany with migrant backgrounds are sharing stories of everyday discrimination under the hashtag #MeTwo, inspired by football star Mesut Ozil’s resignation from Germany’s national team over racism.