McGregor vs Khabib: Fans think Conor pleaded for mercy during UFC 229 loss by apologising for pre-fight trash talk

The build-up to the UFC lightweight world title clash was littered with trash-talk between the two and their respective camps. Before the fight, McGregor had said: "I am going to maul him and then let's see who's doing the talking, let's see who's having a conversation in there." It of course escalated to the shocking scenes that played out after […]

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Barcelona, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich’s terrible form could have won a lucky punter £1.2million from a £1 bet

The odds of the European giants' results going the way they have in the last ten games stacked up to a massive 1,212,367/1. All three clubs have dropped points in what would seem easy wins in recent years, including Bayern being thumped 3-0 by Borussia Monchengladbach. In fact, through the last ten games combined none of the behemoths of world […]

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North Carolina’s Roy Williams ‘dumbfounded’ NCAA denied hurricane fundraiser game

North Carolina men's basketball coach Roy Williams said he was stunned when the NCAA denied an exhibition game against South Carolina with the proceeds set to go to those affected by Hurricane Florence.  “I was dumbfounded when the waiver was not granted,” Williams told reporters in Chapel Hill, N.C., this week for the Tar Heels' media day, according to The Charlotte Observer.  […]

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Jalen Ramsey’s matchup with Tyreek Hill proves he’s the NFL’s best cornerback

Jalen Ramsey matching up with Tyreek Hill is kind of absurd when you think about it. Sure, Ramsey is the Jaguars’ best cornerback and Hill is the Chiefs’ biggest threat, but based on physical profile alone, you wouldn’t expect the two to be matched up. Ramsey has three inches and 23 pounds on the Chiefs receiver. Hill has about 0.2 […]

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Tennis pro shamed after video shows him mistreating ball boy

Fernando Verdasco was criticized for his treatment of a ball boy during a match. (Facebook) Tennis pro Fernando Verdasco, who was once ranked among the world's top 10 male players, is being condemned for his harsh treatment of a ball boy who failed to bring him a towel fast enough during last month’s Shenzhen Open in China. Footage of the 34-year-old […]

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Republic of Ireland ace Shane Duffy defends 'very good lad' Declan Rice as international tug-of-war with England continues

Rice, 19, is currently involved in an international tug-of-war between England and Martin O’Neill’s men. The defensive midfielder, who has made three appearances for the Republic at senior level, is also yet to agree a new contract at the London Stadium – with his current deal expiring in 2020. Rice, who qualifies for the Republic through his late Cork grandparents, has asked […]

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Thistlecrack set for Charlie Hall comeback as Colin Tizzard outlines his big race plans for stable stars

His team are revving up ahead of another important campaign for the Dorset stable and as always Tizzard only the biggest races in his sights. Thistecrack has not been seen since his King George fourth behind Might Bite after a tendon injury kept him out for the remainder of the campaign. But he looks set for another comeback with the upcoming […]

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Alexander Zverev terrifies ballboy with pumped up celebration at the Shanghai Masters

The German tennis star had just won a thrilling point to go 6-5 ahead in the first set of his round of 32 clash against Nikoloz Basilashvili. After firing his winner down the line, Zverev celebrated wildly – much to the ballboy's shock court-side. The 21-year-old shouted out and fist-pumped towards the young lad, who was left falling backwards and […]

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WWE news: Becky Lynch and Charlotte Flair to fight in first-ever Last Woman Standing match at Evolution pay-per-view

Becky Lynch will defend her SmackDown Live Women’s title against her former best friend Charlotte Flair at the extravaganza on October 28. SmackDown general manager Paige announced the huge news last night after the latest clash between the warring duo ended in a double count-out. Lynch lost to Flair via disqualification at WWE’s Super Show-Down in Melbourne on Saturday, but […]

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Usain Bolt set for make-or-break trial game with Central Coast Mariners a week before start of A League season

The eight-time Olympic gold medallist, 32, is training with the Central Coast Mariners in Australia as he chases a full-time contract. Mariners coach Mike Mulvey has previously said that he would decide Bolt's fate around Christmas time, or January at the absolute latest. However, speaking at a press conference on Wednesday, Bolt believes the game against a select Macarthur South […]

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