As Stipe Miocic landed the final crushing blow to Daniel Cormier‘s reign as UFC heavyweight champion on Saturday at UFC 241, former title challenger Francis Ngannou was watching intently. His eyes were fixated on the screen, and his thoughts immediately turned to his next fight. Was he ready for another
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For all the aggravation boxing fans endure when it comes to not getting the fights they want to see when they want to see them, there is always the occasional oasis in the proverbial desert. Case in point is the outstanding light heavyweight world title unification fight between Oleksandr Gvozdyk
There are many candidates for when the stretch run of the season begins in Major League Soccer. Maybe it’s when the final full month of the regular season begins. (This year, that’s September.) Maybe it’s when rosters freeze and teams can’t make any more additions to their squads (coming Aug.
Wayne Rooney was involved in a furious altercation with the fourth official during D.C. United’s 1-0 defeat to Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday, before criticizing Major League Soccer’s travel arrangements on Twitter after the match. The former Manchester United forward, who is leaving D.C. at the end of season to become
8:04 AM ET Brian Windhorst CloseESPN Senior WriterESPN.com NBA writer since 2010 Covered Cleveland Cavs for seven years Author of two books Ohm Youngmisuk CloseESPN Staff WriterOhm Youngmisuk has covered the Giants, Jets and the NFL since 2006. Prior to that, he covered the Nets, Knicks and the NBA for
The 2018 US Open women’s final was billed as the chance to watch Serena Williams tie Margaret Court’s Grand Slam singles record title at 24. The 36-year-old was a heavy favorite against Naomi Osaka, a 20-year-old upstart from Japan whose idol growing up just happened to be Williams. One hour