Odds for NASCAR race at Atlanta: Expert picks & favorites to win Sunday's Cup Series race
by Tadd Haislop on June 7, 2020 at 5:06 am
The odds for Sunday's NASCAR Cup Series race at Atlanta are influenced heavily by what Kevin Harvick has done at the 1.5-mile oval in Hampton, Ga., throughout his career, especially recently. Our picks for Sunday's race are impacted by the same trends.
Amanda Nunes overpowers Felicia Spencer to defend UFC featherweight title
by Marc Raimondi on June 7, 2020 at 5:03 am
Amanda Nunes continues to have no real peer in women's mixed martial arts. Nunes dominated Felicia Spencer for a unanimous decision (50-44, 50-44, 50-45) victory Saturday night in the main event of UFC 250 in Las Vegas. Spencer was challenging for ...
Raiders' Tyrell Williams shares story about racism he faced growing up
by Ali Thanawalla on June 7, 2020 at 4:57 am
Tyrell Williams poured his heart out in an Instagram post Friday. In a powerful message, the Raiders wide receiver opened up about the racism he dealt with as a mixed-race child growing up in Oregon.
UAE reschedules FIFA World Cup qualifiers to October and December
on June 7, 2020 at 4:42 am
The UAE is set to resume its 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification campaign later in the year. Fixtures had been postponed in reaction to the spread of COVID-19 and to ensure the health and safety of players and spectators. Following a meeting with the Asian ...
Cody Garbandt secures KO win against Raphael Assuncao at the buzzer at UFC 250
by Ryan Young on June 7, 2020 at 4:08 am
Cody Garbandt didn't have much time to work with on Saturday night at the UFC Apex facility in Las Vegas. Garbandt was backed into the wall as time was rapidly ticking down in the second round of his bantamweight bout with Raphael Assuncao at UFC 250.
UFC 250 results, highlights: Cody Garbrandt brushes off losing skid with vicious knockout punch
by Brent Brookhouse on June 7, 2020 at 4:07 am
Cody Garbrandt entered UFC 250 on a brutal three-fight losing skid, all coming by knockout. As he stepped into the Octagon to face Raphael Assuncao in the bantamweight co-main event from the UFC Apex facility in Las Vegas, the former champion's status ...
Paul George Lists His All-Time Starting Five
on June 7, 2020 at 3:56 am
Paul George listed his all-time starting five, and it's a bit different than what most would expect. George told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski his all-time starting five, and there was no Michael Jordan on the list. "Bron at the point, Kobe at the two... I would put Larry ...
MLB players say teams 'depriving America of baseball'
by Joe Robbins on June 7, 2020 at 3:48 am
NEW YORK — Players accused teams of “depriving America of baseball games” as part of a money fight set off by the coronavirus pandemic and raised the possibility baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred might push ahead with a shortened season over the ...
Wrestling allowed Aljamain Sterling to make his own path
by Michael Rothstein on June 7, 2020 at 3:40 am
Editor's note: This story was originally published ahead of UFC 238 in June, 2019. Sterling scored a career-changing victory at UFC 250 with a first-round win over Cory Sandhagen. Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC. GARDEN CITY, N.Y. -- To escape the life he knew, the ...
Panthers cut ties with company following CEO's racial email
on June 7, 2020 at 3:34 am
The Carolina Panthers are cutting ties with a major local promotional partner after the company's founder and CEO was revealed to have sent an email with racially charged comments. Ken Gill, CEO of CPI Security, replied to a mass email from a nonprofit ...
Panthers Cut Ties with CPI Security After CEO Kenneth Gill's Racist Remarks
by Paul Kasabian on June 7, 2020 at 3:27 am
The Carolina Panthers have severed their relationship with CPI Security after the contents of an email from the organization's CEO, Kenneth Gill, to Queen City Unity Executive Director Jorge Millares were revealed to the public, per Alaina Getzenberg and Joe ...
Charles Byrd retires aged 36 after UFC 250 defeat to Maki Pitolo in brutal second round TKO
by Daniel Cutts on June 7, 2020 at 3:20 am
UFC star Charles Byrd has retired aged 36 after his loss against Maki Pitolo tonight. The eleven-year veteran was beaten by TKO via punches in the second round at UFC 250 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Maki Pitolo beat Charles Byrd in their middleweight bout ...
Arsenal beat Charlton 6-0 in friendly
by Martyn Herman on June 7, 2020 at 3:20 am
LONDON (Reuters) - Arsenal returned to action for the first time since the Premier League was stopped because of the COVID-19 pandemic as they beat Charlton Athletic 6-0 in a friendly at an empty Emirates Stadium on Saturday. Premier League clubs were ...
With MLB-high seven picks, can Cardinals unearth sure things in an unsure, abbreviated draft?
by Tom Timmermann on June 7, 2020 at 3:12 am
There is a certain rhythm to how Major League Baseball's annual amateur draft usually unwinds through the course of three days, 40 rounds, and more than 1,000 names — revving from the pulse-quickening first picks to the roster-filling lightning rounds on ...
Borussia Dortmund & Hertha Berlin take knee before Bundesliga clash
on June 7, 2020 at 3:06 am
Borussia Dortmund and Hertha Berlin took a knee in protest at racial injustice and police brutality prior to their Bundesliga clash on Saturday. The death of George Floyd in police custody in Minneapolis, Minnesota last week has led to widespread protests ...
Malik Jackson Does Not Accept Drew Brees Apology
on June 7, 2020 at 3:05 am
Drew Brees keeps apologizing for his comments about how he believes it is disrespectful to kneel during the national anthem and his multiple “I'm sorrys” are winning some people over, but others not so much. Count Eagles defensive tackle Malik Jackson ...
Ian Heinisch fights after cornerman's COVID-19 test deemed false positive
by Marc Raimondi on June 7, 2020 at 3:03 am
Ian Heinisch won his bout via finish Saturday night at UFC 250, but it was a unique few days for the middleweight fighter. In his post-fight interview, Heinisch said one of his cornermen had a false positive for COVID-19, which nearly cost him the opportunity of ...
Delayed Woodbine Meet Opens With No Spectators, Strict Safety Protocols
by Barb Minshall on June 7, 2020 at 3:03 am
Live Thoroughbred racing returned to Woodbine Racetrack near Toronto, Canada, on Saturday afternoon with an 11-race card. Originally scheduled to begin on April 18, the reduced 109-day meet got underway spectator-free following public health ...
Redlands places football coach on leave after offensive tweet regarding George Floyd protests
by Ryan Young on June 7, 2020 at 3:02 am
University of Redlands, a D-III school in Southern California, placed its football coach on administrative leave on Saturday because a social media post he made regarding nationwide protests “has been causing distress in our community,” athletic director Jeff ...
PCC vs TRV Dream11 prediction Today: Fantasy Cricket tips for Palmerston Cricket Club vs Tracy Village match
on June 7, 2020 at 3:00 am
Palmerston Cricket Club will face off against Tracy Village in the Darwin T20 league on Sunday morning at the Marrara Oval. Palmerston suffered defeats in both their matches so far after a one-run and 21-run loss to Darwin cricket club and Southern Districts ...