Author: 0 McGregor superfight is 'very, very close' to happening

The Irish Sun quoted an anonymous source it described as close to McGregor's Straight Blast Gym saying that the deal is complete. The agreement has yet to be signed due to a "third party hold-up", according to the report. With my experience over the last however many f*cking years, I never say never anymore. However, there are still some hurdles as McGergor has a contract with UFC and it remains to be seen if president Dana White also gives the green signal for the fight, which is ...

Author: 0 Little Caesars founder Mike Ilitch dies at 87

Holding company Ilitch Holdings was established in 1999 to manage the family's growing wealth as well as their interests in food, sports and entertainment- Ilitch companies employ 23,000 full-time and part-time colleagues worldwide and posted combined revenues of $3.4 billion in 2015.

Author: 0 Virginia gets second-half chills, falls to Duke, 65-55

Tatum hit three 3-pointers as the shot clock approached 0:00 in the second half, all coming after the Cavaliers pulled within 43-42. Marcus Foster had 23 points, six rebounds and six assists for Creighton (21-5, 8-5), which lost for only the second time on the road this season.

Author: 0 Bayern Munich takes on Arsenal in UEFA CL

The London side ended a two-game losing run with a 2-0 league win over Hull on Saturday but that did little to lift the mood of their fans with Wenger non-committal about his future. Arsene Wenger's Arsenal have lost in the last 16 for six years in a row, including to Bayern in 2013 and 2014. Add to that, Ozil's loss of form, and it's easy to say we have a midfield crisis.

Author: 0 Bouchard pays off Super Bowl bet with date at Nets game

The Canadian tennis star promised a Twitter follower a night out together after the New England Patriots' stunning comeback to win the Super Bowl earlier this month. After New England came back to win 34-28 in overtime she tweeted: "Lesson learned". Bouchard and Goehrke talk courtside during the game. They were then spotted leaving the floor as the Bucks were wrapping up their 129-125 victory at Barclays Center.

Author: 0 Shaharyar says PCB won't spare match-fixers

It is being reported that Nasir Jamshed was behind the saga which led to the suspension of Islamabad United players Sharjeel Khan and Khalid Latif from PSL. We have all evidence. "We had identified a few players and then at final stages we knew the ICC had some information as well", he said. The PCB is investigating whether an worldwide syndicate had attempted to influence matches in the PSL, it said in a statement on Saturday.

Author: 0 New York Knicks vs. Oklahoma City Thunder: Carmelo Anthony's finale?

Only 33 players have been selected more often in league history. He has played better in the past month or so, averaging 23 points on 44 percent shooting, though his rebounding and assist numbers have both fallen. Numerous Cavs sources have downplayed both scenarios - Anthony coming here, and coming here specifically in a trade that involves Love - but the All-Star swap is fun nonetheless.

Sport Real Madrid 3-1 over Napoli in First Leg
Author: 0 Real Madrid 3-1 over Napoli in First Leg

After Lorenzo Insigne gave Napoli a surprise lead inside eight minutes, Karim Benzema, Toni Kroos and Casemiro all scored in front of the Santiago Bernabeu faithful. "If I was a prophet, I wouldn't need to be a player", Maradona said about a prediction. We would like your support so that we can continue to produce ad-free podcasts for you.

Author: 0 Trump Signed Off On Jeffrey Loria As Ambassador To France

Jeffrey Loria has been negotiating to sell the Miami Marlins to the family of Jared Kushner, an adviser and son-in-law to President Donald Trump, at the same time that Loria is reportedly under consideration by the Trump administration to be USA ambassador to France.

Sport Bayern's Hummels backs Ozil to beat slump
Author: 0 Bayern's Hummels backs Ozil to beat slump

I felt we were unlucky for the second goal , the referee gave a corner at first. "We have to make sure he doesn't play well, because it would be bad for the result for us". Ozil has not scored in two months and has come in for criticism for some of his recent performances. "If he was to win the Champions League or the (Premier) League they could look at extending it again", he said.

Author: 0 Arsène Wenger admits Arsenal 'mentally collapsed' during Bayern Munich rout

With his current deal expiring at the end of the season, some supporters are urging him to end his 20-year tenure. Three second half goals in ten minutes from Thiago Alcantara and Robert Lewandowski with the former grabbing a brace seemed to have sealed Arsenal's fate before Thomas Muller came off the bench to complete the rout with a late finish.

Sport No Love, No Problem: Cavs-Timberwolves, Behind the Box Score
Author: 0 No Love, No Problem: Cavs-Timberwolves, Behind the Box Score

Never know what to expect when #LeBronJames has the ball in his hands. Kevin Love missed both games due to injury, and the combination of Zach LaVine 's absence on the Wolves' side and the presence of newcomer Derrick Williams for Cleveland were the biggest lineup differences.

Sport There is going to be a global women's strike next month
Author: 0 There is going to be a global women's strike next month

Just in time for International Women's Day, women and allies are slated to take another stand for equal rights on March 8. For those wondering if it's possible for the strike to match the incredible participation numbers of the Women's March , ask any Icelandic person over 40.

Sport New York Jets send OT Ryan Clady to free agency
Author: 0 New York Jets send OT Ryan Clady to free agency

Clady has only played in 26 games over the past four years, so it seems sensible the Jets would part ways with the offensive tackle rather than pay him over $10 million in the upcoming season. He's a free agent. Ryan Clady himself will also be looking for a new home. Staying on the field, however, has been a problem the last few years for Clady.

Author: 0 Man Utd made £85m bid for Bayern Munich star Muller!

When specifically asked about the £85 million figure, he said, " There really was something like that ". For us, however, a sale of Thomas Müller was never discussed. But though Bayern admit that they received a world-record offer for Muller, the Bundesliga champions insist that they will not be persuaded to sell.

Author: 0 Trump firms up Melbourne rally on Saturday

Free tickets for the Melbourne event are available through the Team Trump-Pence website , The announcement also notes that campaign merchandise will be sold at the event. Trump continued holding rallies after he was elected, reportedly as a thank-you to supporters for getting him elected. Other reporters soon confirmed that the event would be run by the Trump campaign and not the USA government.

Author: 0 Public mourns Red Wings owner Mike Ilitch during memorial in Detorit

Shortly after her famed defiance of segregation sparked the Montgomery, Alabama, bus boycott, Parks moved to Detroit and became an important presence in the city for years afterward. She died in October 2005 at 92 years old. Keith showed the Sports Business Daily a $2,000 check, dated 1994, from Little Caesars Enterprises to Riverfront Apartments.

Sport Kim Jong-un half-brother 'killed by poison in Malaysia'
Author: 0 Kim Jong-un half-brother 'killed by poison in Malaysia'

He reportedly died on the way to hospital. It is believed that he was poisoned. North Korea has sought to draw in Malaysian tourists, and also imports goods including palm oil from the country. Leader Kim Jong-un has vowed to root out corruption starting late last year and in his New Year's speech this year. Two men who emerged from the vehicles declined to speak to waiting media as they entered the building.

Sport Casemiro hits stunner in Real Madrid win
Author: 0 Casemiro hits stunner in Real Madrid win

Casemiro revealed his sensational volley against Napoli was no fluke. We're going step by step and game by game. Gareth Bale will not return for Real Madrid as they host Napoli in the Champions League on Wednesday. Madrid , which won its 11th Champions League title last season, extended its streak without a home loss in the European competition to 12 matches .

Sport Mauricio Pochettino 'very happy' at Tottenham amid fresh Barcelona links
Author: 0 Mauricio Pochettino 'very happy' at Tottenham amid fresh Barcelona links

Pochettino and Tottenham are now preparing for their Europa League round of 32 clash with Belgian outfit KAA Gent on Thursday evening. The Belgium worldwide defender has been sidelined since suffering an ankle injury in the 4-0 Premier League win over West Brom last month, missing league matches against Manchester City, Sunderland, Middlesbrough and Liverpool , as well as the thrilling 4-3 FA Cup victory at home to Wycombe Wanderers.

Sport 5 players the Cavaliers should target to replace Kevin Love
Author: 0 5 players the Cavaliers should target to replace Kevin Love

Love was one of five National Basketball Association players averaging at least 20 points and 10 rebounds and the only one in the Eastern Conference before being shelved. While grabbing 11 rebounds of his own, Thompson held Karl Anthony-Towns, who is one of the best big men in the league, to just eight rebounds. It matched Wiggins' second-highest point total of the season.

Author: 0 Get to know: Paul Pogba's brother Florentin

Mourinho has said that the sibling rivalry is a nice side-story to the match, but one brother will ultimately be left disappointed after the second leg has been completed next week. "It was hard for us to combat it, and they scored two good goals". He said: 'I may have to mark him. Ronny Johnsen and Henning Berg were among the Norwegians to enjoy success at Old Trafford, but for a young boy called Ole his favourite United player was obvious.

Author: 0 Claude Julien named head coach of Bruins' longtime bitter rival

The move was made with the Canadiens on a five-day break. The Canadiens will next play on Saturday when they host the Winnipeg Jets at the Bell Centre. Meanwhile, Julien returns to Montreal to settle unfinished personal business. The coaching changes could be just what each team needed to make a playoff push and run.

Sport Orlando Magic Trade Serge Ibaka To Toronto Raptors
Author: 0 Orlando Magic Trade Serge Ibaka To Toronto Raptors

He's an okay rotation player, but is hardly making an impact to justify his salary, which is $10-million this season and $10.5-million for the next two years. The Celtics are not interested in surrendering assets of value, including first-round picks and prospects like Rozier, for short-term acquisitions that do not clearly put them over the top for title contention, per sources .

Author: 0 This is Manchester United's most creative player after 25 Premier League games

Martial has been linked with a move away from United for quite some time now, with clubs such as Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain and Sevilla FC showing deep interest in the player during the winter transfer window. "If we win against Blackburn, the match against Southampton will be also postponed". Mourinho is now working with a relatively fit squad, but he is clearly concerned that injuries will undermine his side's challenge in the final weeks of the season.

Author: 0 Manchester United v Saint-Etienne preview: Phil Jones still sidelined for hosts

Mourinho was careful in branding the experienced duo "injured" when questioned at his pre-match press conference, but confirmed that neither would take to the field against the French outfit. 15 goals at this stage of the season is a reasonable haul, but he should have more . The summer signing from Villarreal believes his early impression in the Premier League has helped him secure a spot at centre-back on his return from the worldwide tournament in Gabon.

Author: 0 UF's Egbunu out rest of season with knee injury

With only five regular season games remaining, plus the SEC Tournament, to fight for the program's first postseason berth since 2009, it's a problem the Tigers will have to figure out how to solve quickly, starting Saturday at Texas A&M. "We're all disappointed for John", Florida coach Mike White said. Egbunu did not return to the contest and his status moving forward is now unclear.

Author: 0 Knicks most valuable National Basketball Association franchise

The Warriors' value was put at $2.6 billion, a 37% increase from 2016, a spike attributed to surging ticket and sponsorship revenues. Role players now earn salaries previously reserved for franchise players, and the game's most elite talent will ink the first $200 million contracts within the next year.

Sport Serge Ibaka Traded to Raptors
Author: 0 Serge Ibaka Traded to Raptors

The deal should make the Raptors - who are now in fifth place at 32-23 - a top contender in the Eastern Conference with 27 regular season games to go. The Thunder traded him to Orlando this offseason for Victor Oladipo, Ersan Ilyasova and the rights to Domantas Sabonis. Hennigan has also always been a Ross fan, and Ross stands to be given even more opportunity to grow in Orlando.

Author: 0 Falcons Players Frustrated with Super Bowl Play Calling

This is way bigger than me. The city of Atlanta was planning parades and getting ready to pop champagne bottles to celebrate the end of the city's title drought since the Braves won the World Series in 1995. The former All-Pro and four-time Pro Bowl selection had 506 yards and one touchdown on 43 receptions during his final season in 2015. He said he had extensive discussions with New England, including phone conversations with Bill Belichick, shortly after the Falcon released him in March.

Author: 0 Zoo Atlanta names cockroach after Tom Brady

And I said, 'Too bad, babe, I'm having too much fun right now.' You know, I feel like I can still do it. "I've seen Jerry Rice play for the Raiders, Joe Montana play for the Chiefs, Brett Favre play for a lot of teams". He went on to say that he knows for certain that next year "is not going to be my last year". "Now I really know what to do, I don't want to stop now", he said.

Sport Turkey to bid to host 2024 European Championship
Author: 0 Turkey to bid to host 2024 European Championship

Turkish Sports Minister Akif Cagatay Kilic said that Turkey now has the best stadium infrastructure in Europe and its only rival in terms of recently built venues was the United States. The German Football Association (DFB) has also announced their intention to bid for the tournament. Demiroren also noted that Turkey was the "only country in Europe and even in the world" with its investment on 32 football stadiums in the recent years.

Author: 0 February 15th is first day National Football League teams can use Franchise Tag

That player would make the average of the top-five salaries of other players at the position, or 120 percent of his salary from the previous year, whichever's greater. The deadline to tag a player is March 1st. Chiefs safety Eric Berry was franchise-tagged in 2016, and he recently said he won't play if the same thing happens to him in 2017.

Author: 0 Ron Gardenhire Announces Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

In a statement through the team, Gardenhire said it's just a "bump in the road". The 59-year-old joined the D-backs' coaching staff in November and is expected to give first-time manager Torey Lovullo an experienced coach to turn to throughout the season.

Sport Gary Cahill: Chelsea believe the title race is nearly over
Author: 0 Gary Cahill: Chelsea believe the title race is nearly over

With only 13 game to go this season it looks unlikely the Clarets will be pulled into a relegation fight, and are now 10 points above the drop zone. "I thought we could have played a lot better at Burnley". Let's see, it might be a huge point for us. "The rest can do whatever they want, I have no issue with people talking about whatever way they want to play".

Sport Thibaut Courtois: 'Chelsea happy to leave Turf Moor with a point'
Author: 0 Thibaut Courtois: 'Chelsea happy to leave Turf Moor with a point'

Burnley's goal came from an unstoppable free kick. Champions Leicester City, however, sank deeper into trouble at the bottom, as a 2-0 defeat away to Swansea City left them a point above the relegation zone. "We wanted to do what we do". The visitors were frustrated in the second-half, although it was Chelsea asking all the questions as the game edged towards full-time.

Author: 0 Seven Cardinals Invited to NFL Combine

Quarterback Deshaun Watson, wide receiver Mike Williams, linebacker Ben Boulware, running back Wayne Gallman, safety Jadar Johnson, tight end Jordan Leggett, wide receiver Artavis Scott, cornerback Cordrea Tankersley and defensive tackle Carlos Watkins all got the nod.

Author: 0 Scotland captain Laidlaw to miss rest of Six Nations

Laidlaw was unable to continue after he and Alex Dunbar, Scotland's inside centre, appeared to collide with each other while trying to tackle France's Remi Lamerat in the 24th minute. Flanker John Barclay took over as skipper when Laidlaw limped off in Paris, while Ford also touted lock Jonny Gray and fly-half Finn Russell as potential leaders.

Author: 0 Instinctive Root hoping to put his own stamp on England Test team

Hussain added: "I think he's got an exceptional vice-captain in Ben Stokes that he will lean on and the two of them will take England into a new era". Because of his lack of captaincy experience, predicting what type of captain Root will be is hard. Root was offered the role by Andrew Strauss, the director of England cricket, on Sunday following Cook's resignation last week.

Sport Cavs claw way past Wiggins, T-Wolves
Author: 0 Cavs claw way past Wiggins, T-Wolves

One of the skills that makes Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James one of the best players in National Basketball Association history is his passing ability. "He can guard 2 through nearly 5", Irving said of Williams. 43 - After trailing 30-26 after the first quarter, Cleveland scored 43 points (!) in the second quarter to give themselves 69 points and an 8-point lead at halftime.

Author: 0 Perth Super 6 golf to be a pressure cooker

The European Tour is introducing a new tournament format this week in the ISPS Handa World Super 6 Perth in Australia, trying to mix in short-format match play so as to create lots of drama and keep the tournament moving. "I think anything where the crowd experiences a new way for us to play the game is good". 'If you finish top eight or top 10 it's just as good for a tour card and it's just a way of getting through the year.

Sport West Ham's Bilic and assistant fined for misconduct
Author: 0 West Ham's Bilic and assistant fined for misconduct

Slaven Bilic has been fined but escaped a touchline ban after being sent to the stands late in West Ham's 2-2 Premier League draw with West Brom. West Ham boss Slaven Bilic and his assistant Nikola Jurcevic have each been fined £8,000 after admitting to an improper conduct charge.

Author: 0 Georges St-Pierre, UFC agree to multi-fight deal

More recently, White has confirmed that they've been in talks with St-Pierre. The former welterweight champion vacated his title and left the sport following a title defence victory over Johny Hendricks at UFC 167 in November of 2013. The UFC has yet to confirm the impending deal. It appeared as though the stars were aligning for St-Pierre to end his three-year hiatus, but the UFC was sold to a group led by WME-IMG for a whopping $4 billion and killed all the momentum he had built with ...

Author: 0 Chargers set season ticket prices for first season in Los Angeles

The Chargers plan to play two seasons at the StubHub Center before moving to Inglewood in 2019, where they will share a stadium with the Los Angeles Rams. "Playing at StubHub Center is going to offer fans a rare opportunity to see National Football League action in a uniquely intimate setting", said A.G Spanos, the team's president for business operations.

Sport Judge calls Trump's comments on Bowe Bergdahl 'disturbing'
Author: 0 Judge calls Trump's comments on Bowe Bergdahl 'disturbing'

Bergdahl, who's a traitor, a no-good traitor, who should have been executed". The defense is arguing that Bergdahl can not get a fair trial because Donald Trump has personally commented on the case, including referring to Bergdahl as a traitor and insinuating that he should be thrown out of a plane without a parachute.