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Demi Lovato to Sing the National Anthem at Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor Fight

Wednesday  14:26,   23 august 2017
ETOnline

To say Demi Lovato is excited for the fight of the year is an understatement.The 25-year-old singer will sing the national anthem at the upcoming superfight between boxer Floyd Mayweather and UFC champ Conor McGregor on Aug. 26, according to[...]

Floyd Mayweather: My Legacy Is At Risk Vs. Conor McGregor

Wednesday  11:06,   23 august 2017
ThePostGame.com

Floyd Mayweather is a heavy favorite for his bout Saturday against UFC star Conor McGregor -- and for good reason. Mayweather is 49-0, and he has been the most dominant boxer of his era. McGregor, despite his smashing success in UFC, will be making [...]

Joe Girardi denies pulling Aaron Judge to end strikeout streak

Wednesday  09:50,   23 august 2017
New York Daily News

DETROIT — Joe says he didn’t know. Apparently, his stat-laden binder doesn’t have a section with strikeout streaks. In the seventh inning of the Yankees’ 13-4 victory over the Tigers on Tuesday night, Joe Girardi pinch-hit for Aaron Judge, meaning[...]

Blue Jays' Pillar calls umpires 'really sensitive' following ejection

Wednesday  09:31,   23 august 2017
theScore

Kevin Pillar left Tuesday's game against the Tampa Bay Rays after a single at-bat, but he doesn't think he did anything wrong. The Toronto Blue Jays center fielder was ejected in the top of the third inning when he said something to home[...]

Billy Preston Can Be an Impact Player for Yet Another Dangerous Kansas Team

Wednesday  09:21,   23 august 2017
Sports Illustrated

It should come as no surprise to college basketball fans that freshmen have come to possess a significant portion of the star power in the sport. With that in mind, SI.com will be introducing you to the top 25 incoming freshmen in college[...]

3 changes the NFL could make to limit injuries in preseason games

Wednesday  08:50,   23 august 2017
theScore

Though no one seems to like the NFL's four-game preseason schedule, it's not going anywhere soon - but that doesn't mean it can't be modified. Though no one seems to like the NFL's four-game preseason schedule, it's not[...]

3 changes the NFL could make to limit injuries in preseason games

Wednesday  08:50,   23 august 2017
theScore

Though no one seems to like the NFL's four-game preseason schedule, it's not going anywhere soon - but that doesn't mean it can't be modified. Though no one seems to like the NFL's four-game preseason schedule, it's not[...]

Steelers holdout Bell hints at Sept. 1 return in Tweet

Wednesday  08:36,   23 august 2017
Associated Press

Steelers star Le'Veon Bell has suggested on Twitter that he will return to the team on Sept. 1, the day after Pittsburgh's final preseason game.PITTSBURGH -- Steelers star Le'Veon Bell has suggested on Twitter that he will return to the team [...]

Doug Fister throws one-hitter as Red Sox defeat Indians

Wednesday  08:20,   23 august 2017
The Boston Globe

CLEVELAND — When the Red Sox placed reliever Matt Barnes on the disabled list before Tuesday night’s game against the Cleveland Indians, Triple A starter Hector Velazquez was his replacement for a specific reason. With No. 5 starter Doug Fister[...]

Barcelona Twitter account hacked as club 'announce' signing of Angel Di Maria

Wednesday  08:05,   23 august 2017
Sporting News

The Catalan club saw their social media account taken over early Wednesday, with a false signing announced on Twitter.It had been a trying 24 hours for the Blaugrana, as on Tuesday the club announced they were suing Neymar after alleging the[...]

Roundup: College Football's New Uniforms

Wednesday  07:40,   23 august 2017
Sports Illustrated

The best college football uniforms are, for the most part, the classics that haven't really changed in decades.That's why while complete design overhauls are few and far between, college football uniforms are constantly being tweaked and[...]

Wieters, Nationals beat Astros for 9th straight time, 4-3

Wednesday  07:35,   23 august 2017
Associated Press

Matt Wieters hit a two-run homer, Howie Kendrick had a two-run triple and the Washington Nationals beat Houston for the ninth straight time, 4-3 Tuesday night in a matchup of division leaders. Washington's winning streak over the Astros dates to[...]

LeBron James calls Kyrie Irving 'special talent' in goodbye tweet

Wednesday  07:00,   23 august 2017
Sporting News

James is happy for Irving and called his now former Cavaliers teammate a "special talent".When Kyrie Irving was traded to the Celtics on Tuesday, many wondered how LeBron James would react to the[...]

Perspective | Ultimately, the Celtics were the only team in position to deal for Kyrie Irving

Wednesday  06:50,   23 august 2017
The Washington Post

It took Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic and a No. 1 pick for Cleveland to move its star guard, but the deal makes sense for both teams.There was only one team — the Boston Celtics — that had the ability to truly offer Cleveland that[...]

Kyrie-Isaiah deal rocks the NBA landscape

Wednesday  06:50,   23 august 2017
San Francisco Chronicle

The NBA makes a point of scheduling attractive matchups at all the best times, and it’s no accident that the two best teams in the Eastern Conference, Cleveland and Boston, will open the season against each other on Oct. 17. Huge savings on[...]