Bo Nickal earns UFC contract with 52-second submission win over Donovan Beard

LAS VEGAS — Prepare yourselves for some Bo Nickal hype. Nickal, a three-time NCAA Division I…

Devin Haney tops the chart, where do Ryan Garcia and Jesse Rodriguez land?

Devin Haney is the undisputed lightweight champion, after defeating George Kambosos Jr. to win all four…

North Carolina Tar Heels QB Drake Maye apologizes for jab at NC State Wolfpack

North Carolina freshman quarterback Drake Maye apologized Tuesday evening for taking a shot at rival NC…

Tracking 2022-23 NBA City jerseys and other uniform changes

The 2022-23 NBA season might still be a ways off, but that doesn’t mean we can’t…

Rams’ Sean McVay shoulders blame for season-opening loss to Bills, vows to do better going forward

INGLEWOOD, Calif. — Los Angeles Rams coach Sean McVay called Thursday night’s three-touchdown, season-opening loss to…

UFC 278: Who’s next for Leon Edwards, Kamaru Usman and Jose Aldo?

As the fifth round progressed in Salt Lake City, the headlines were already being written. With…

Pete Rose to appear on Philadelphia Phillies’ field with 1980 World Series title team

PHILADELPHIA — Pete Rose will make an appearance on the field in Philadelphia next month for…

New York Mets’ Jacob deGrom puts together second straight strong rehab start for Class A St. Lucie

New York Mets ace Jacob deGrom made his second rehab start for Class A St. Lucie…

Chet Holmgren’s NBA summer league debut has the mayor of Oklahoma City ecstatic

Chet Holmgren took the floor for the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday night in NBA summer…

Alexander Volkanovski beats Max Holloway by unanimous decision to retain featherweight title at UFC 276

LAS VEGAS — It’s safe to say, Alexander Volkanovski has buried his rivalry with Max Holloway…

Israel Adesanya outpoints Jared Cannonier to retain UFC middleweight title

LAS VEGAS — In a clinical, albeit unspectacular, performance, Israel Adesanya outpointed Jared Cannonier via unanimous…

Boston Celtics’ ‘sense of urgency’ from start to finish propels Game 4 blowout of Miami Heat to even East finals

BOSTON — When things have gone poorly for the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference finals,…

Colorado Avalanche’s Nazem Kadri records hat trick in Game 4 to push St. Louis Blues to brink of elimination

Avalanche center Nazem Kadri, who was the subject of racist attacks and threats following his injurious…

Nebraska Cornhuskers football suspending red balloon tradition due to helium shortage

Nebraska will suspend its tradition of releasing red balloons after the first touchdown of home games…

Top-seeded Florida Panthers’ season ends after sweep by Tampa Bay Lightning

The Florida Panthers have been swept out of the NHL postseason, falling 2-0 to Tampa Bay…