Thurman retain his WBA Belt against Porter

Keith Thurman Vs Shawn Porter

On Saturday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York,WBA welterweight champion Keith “One Time” Thurman (27-0, 22 KOs) edged Showtime Shawn Porter (26-2-1) in a unanimous-decision victory to retain his title.   This was the first fight CBS has broadcast in prime time in 38 years, and it was worth the wait.   They say styles make…

Elway on Kaepernick trade “it’s dormant”

A Denver Broncos trade for Colin Kaepernick seemed poised to take place a month ago. Now the prospect sits in a catatonic state. Denver Broncos general manager John Elway said Thursday that trade talks with the San Francisco 49ers have slowed down. “It’s dormant,” Elway said. “He’s been working out from what I understand, so, that’s all I can say about it.”…

Cristiano Ronaldo’s hat trick placed Real Madrid on Semi-Finals of Champions league

Cristiano Ronaldo hit back at his critics after his 37th Real Madrid hat-trick helped them reach the semi-finals of the Champions League. Real overturned a 2-0 first-leg deficit to beat Wolfsburg 3-2 on Tuesday. In February, the Portuguese forward walked out of a Champions League news conference after being questioned about his record in away matches this…

Kobe Bryant plans to play final games

It’s fair to say that Kobe Bryant’s retirement tour hasn’t gone exactly to plan. That has less to do with the Los Angeles Lakers’ poor record, however, and more to do with Bryant’s body continuing to break down. His shoulder in particular has given the Black Mamba fits through his final season; the grueling routine Bryant must endure simply to…

Updated “The Slide Rule

New rules redefining what constitutes a legal slide while trying to break up a double play and two additions to the pace-of-game initiatives have been agreed to by Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association.

Gianni Infantino new FIFA president

Gianni Infantino

Gianni Infantino won the FIFA presidency, perhaps the most powerful position in sports.   Mr. Infantino prevailed in an upset, as FIFA’s voting members chose him, a Swiss administrator, to follow the suspended Sepp Blatter, who was once just a Swiss administrator himself, and try to lead global soccer out of its darkest period. Mr….

Copa América Centenario Draw

Copa América Centenario hosts United States face a difficult road to the quarterfinals after landing Colombia, Costa Rica and Paraguay in the tournament draw held Sunday night. It proved an unfortunate twist of luck for the Americans as they were handed perhaps the most arduous assignment available. Costa Rica and Paraguay were rated the strongest possible opposition in…

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