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Sports 2020-07-13T23:14:20Z
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An NBA player has to quarantine for 10 days after momentarily leaving the NBA 'bubble' to pick up his food delivery

Richaun Holmes had to pay the price for crossing the border of the NBA's "bubble" to pick up his food.
Sports 2020-07-13T22:47:12Z
NBA Bubble

Fishing, golfing, and shot-gunning beers: How NBA players are adjusting to life inside the bubble

NBA players seem to be settling into the bubble after a few days, enjoying some time fishing, golfing, and drinking.
News 2020-07-13T19:09:06Z
Kleon Papadimitriou biking

A Greek student studying in Scotland rode his bike for 48 days to get home to family when flights were cancelled

The coronavirus had stranded Kleon Papadimitriou in Scotland so he decided to bike the 2,175-miles home and document it on Instagram.
Sports 2020-07-13T18:41:15Z

NBA players are grappling with a new kind of sacrifice as they enter the Disney World 'bubble'

After a rare long period at home because of the season suspension, leaving family for the Disney bubble has proven difficult for NBA players.
Sports 2020-07-13T16:14:42Z

LeBron James explains why he isn't putting a slogan dedicated to social justice on his jerseys for the NBA's restart

The NBA has a list of slogans players can put on the back of their jerseys, but LeBron James said they didn't align with his off-court goals.
Sports 2020-07-13T13:31:31Z

LeBron James shared his support for an ESPN reporter suspended after saying 'f--- you' to a senator who criticized the NBA's relationship with China

Wojnarowski sent the email to Hawley in response to a letter which criticized NBA commissioner Adam Silver and the league's relationship with China.
Sports 2020-07-13T11:04:39Z

A 12-year-old boy was arrested after racist messages, including photos of the KKK, were sent to a Black Premier League soccer player

Crystal Palace's Wilfried Zaha was called a "black c---" on Instagram prior to Sunday's 2-0 defeat to Aston Villa.
Sports 2020-07-13T09:40:09Z

The UFC gave a fighter a $50,000 bonus after he overcame a fractured jaw and broken nose to KO his opponent

Despite being taken to hospital for severe facial injuries, Davey Grant thanked the UFC. "It's everything I wanted."
Sports 2020-07-13T09:23:22Z

Manchester City has its European soccer ban overturned, meaning it will now play in next season's Champions League

City was given a two-year ban from European soccer in February after being found guilty of making "serious breaches" of financial fair play rules.
Sports 2020-07-12T15:51:04Z

A fighter who scored a highlight-reel KO on his UFC debut is already targeting the title

"I want to take the title — that's my mission," Jiri Prochazka said after hitting one of the best knockouts you'll see all summer.
Sports 2020-07-12T15:11:30Z

Kamaru Usman would welcome a 'crazy fight' with Georges St. Pierre after he dominated Jorge Masvidal on 'Fight Island'

"It's a huge fight and I think a lot of people would want to see it," Kamaru Usman said of a title fight against Georges St. Pierre.
Sports 2020-07-12T14:39:39Z

A fast-rising star of women's MMA submitted Paige VanZant then ended an interview saying it was time for chocolate

Amanda Ribas spoke of big UFC fights in the future, before finishing her interview with a smile: "Now, it's time to eat my chocolate."
Sports 2020-07-12T14:36:35Z

A Black soccer player tweeted out racist messages he received before a game, including photos of the KKK and threats

Wilfried Zaha of Crystal Palace released a slew of racist direct messages he received before a game, including threats, slurs, and a photo of the KKK.
Sports 2020-07-12T13:12:38Z

A submission specialist helped his UFC opponent regain consciousness after he choked him out in round 1

Makwan Amirkhani showed cute sportsmanship after sending his "Fight Island" opponent to sleep with a choke-hold.
Sports 2020-07-12T08:55:19Z

An MMA referee is facing backlash after letting a UFC veteran take a prolonged, hard-to-watch, completely unnecessary beating

The words "Stop the fight!" started trending on Twitter as Aldo landed just one strike in the fifth round, compared to Petr Yan's 113.
Sports 2020-07-12T07:00:18Z

UFC boss Dana White tweeted a photo in which one of his female fighters had an eye injury so swollen it looked like a black golf ball

You can see the gruesome photograph the UFC president Dana White shared right here. 😱
Sports 2020-07-12T06:11:15Z

Kamaru Usman dominated Jorge Masvidal using foot stomps, grappling against the fence, and smothering on the mat

Jorge Masvidal blew kisses at Kamaru Usman in the middle of the fight, but it did not work. He still lost.
Sports 2020-07-12T03:48:28Z

'Thug Rose' bled from the face and had her eye sealed shut during brutal, bruising UFC war with Jessica Andrade

Rose Namajunas suffered nasty injuries in slim win over Jessica Andrade at "UFC: Fight Island."
Sports 2020-07-12T02:25:05Z

A UFC debutant, Jiri Prochazka, introduced himself in style by scoring a brutal KO which left his opponent on the floor for minutes

"Welcome to the big show!" The UFC commentator Jon Anik said after Jiri Prochazka scored a debut knockout to remember at "Fight Island."
Sports 2020-07-12T01:38:39Z

An MMA veteran threw 25 strikes in one unmissable UFC sequence but his opponent recovered, then reacted by nailing low blows

Leonardo Santos had to take a four minute timeout after nasty low blows, but comfortably won his UFC lightweight bout on "Fight Island."
Sports 2020-07-11T23:14:25Z

A British fighter opened 'Fight Island' with a left hook knockout so horrific it left his opponent motionless on the canvas

Davey Grant battled through a broken jaw to score a horrific knockout which you can watch right here.
Sports 2020-07-11T15:58:47Z

NBA stars are sharing their complaints of the Disney 'bubble' including disappointing food, boring rooms, and a lack of blankets

Reviews of the NBA bubble in Orlando, Florida are mixed after the first few days, but things are likely to improve soon.
Sports 2020-07-11T15:44:49Z

Wimbledon will give more than $12 million to pay every player who would have qualified for this year's tournament thanks to a rare insurance policy they bought years ago

Wimbledon — the most esteemed of tennis' four Grand Slam tournaments — recouped $141 million in potential losses thanks to "pandemic insurance."
Sports 2020-07-11T13:08:38Z

Jorge Masvidal's teammate said the fighter has been training this whole time, ahead of his short notice UFC title shot

"He's in fight shape," Jorge Masvidal's teammate said. "This is a guy who has been preparing to fight [Kamaru] Usman."
Sports 2020-07-11T11:47:49Z

Kamaru Usman to target Georges St. Pierre in UFC mega-fight, should the champion retain his belt against Jorge Masvidal

Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal are using 'Fight Island' as a springboard to money-bouts against the most famous UFC fighters.
Sports 2020-07-10T21:33:00Z

JR Smith gave basketball fans a look inside the NBA bubble before being told to log off for 'exposing too much s---'

J.R. Smith has only been back in the NBA for a few days, but he's already causing a stir on Instagram Live.
Sports 2020-07-10T20:25:03Z

Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal's 'Fight Island' bout is trending higher than a Conor McGregor fight, Dana White said

If Jorge Masvidal wins and then fights Conor McGregor, the UFC would break a new record for the best-selling fight of all time.
Sports 2020-07-10T20:05:50Z

Viral video of college softball recruit's batting practice is better than anything MLB has produced this year

The video of Bombers 18U Gold National Team star and former Texas A&M commit Emma Humplik hitting blasts during batting practice has gone viral.
Sports 2020-07-10T18:24:19Z

Simone Biles is still set to retire after the Tokyo Olympics but says the worst part of the delay is having to deal with USA Gymnastics for another year

In an interview with Vogue, Simone Biles said that she often questions whether or not she "can take" another year of competing under USA Gymnastics.
Sports 2020-07-10T17:45:52Z

Part of the NBA's restart format has already taken a hit before the games even begin

The NBA's eight regular season games leading to the playoffs will have very little meaning for the Nets and Wizards, who are both without top players.
Sports 2020-07-10T16:40:13Z

Jorge Masvidal came in at 170-pounds for his 'Fight Island' main event, after weighing 192-pounds just days ago

Jorge Masvidal lost all that weight in 5 days even though he took photos of himself eating pizza in his private jet Monday. 🍕
Sports 2020-07-10T14:36:14Z

Soccer icon Steven Gerrard once had to have his penis sewn back together after a gruesome injury, and the doctor who did it just shared the wince-inducing story

"I looked down and saw blood everywhere and thought, 'Wow, that must be really sore,' Andrew Massey said recalling the incident.
Sports 2020-07-10T12:31:59Z

Paige van Zant said fighting in the UFC is fun, but she could have just worked a regular job and gotten paid the same

Renowned for her nude photographs on Instagram, Paige van Zant previously said she earns more for social media posts than she ever did for fighting.
Sports 2020-07-10T12:12:42Z

Shocking video shows the moment a 16-year-old Russian soccer player was struck by lightning during training and left in a coma

Ivan Zaborovsky was jogging with the ball at FC Znamya Truda's home ground on July 4, when a crack of lightning shot down and hit him.
Sports 2020-07-10T11:46:33Z

UFC boss Dana White expects Conor McGregor to come out of retirement next year

The UFC president had previously said he would like to see McGregor fight Khabib Nurmagomedov in a rematch.
Sports 2020-07-10T10:58:16Z

A young American sprinter smashed Usain Bolt's 200m world record — then immediately found out he'd only run 185m

Noah Lyles had been placed in the wrong lane at Thursday's Inspiration Games, and hence ran 15m less than his fellow racers.
Sports 2020-07-10T10:31:55Z

Floyd Mayweather suggests he is returning to the ring in 2020, and is set to meet with the Japanese MMA firm Rizin

Floyd Mayweather took part in an exhibition bout for the Rizin organization before, and has now teased a second bout, likely to be as lucrative.
Sports 2020-07-10T09:15:00Z

An American boxer upstaged everyone at a boxing show with a dominant performance so brutal it forced his opponent's corner to stop it

Watch Carlos Castro's highlight-reel right here, as he demonstrates readiness to take on other world-beaters in the super bantamweight division.
Sports 2020-07-10T09:00:00Z

2 American boxers scored an ultra-rare double knockdown before one got off the canvas to TKO the other in the 1st round

Watch two boxers knock each other down at the same time on Thursday's boxing show inside Top Rank's quarantined "bubble" in Las Vegas.
Sports 2020-07-09T21:13:51Z

Joel Embiid traveled to Orlando for the NBA's Disney 'bubble' in a full, protective suit

Joel Embiid had expressed concern about contracting COVID-19, so he flew to Orlando in a full suit, with a mask and gloves.
Sports 2020-07-09T18:14:54Z

NFL's new coronavirus rules will outlaw jersey swaps immediately after the players stop tackling and blocking each other for 3 hours

The NFL will not allow players to swap jerseys post-game, as it would bring players within six feet of each other. Unfortunately, so does football.
Sports 2020-07-09T18:02:58Z

A women's soccer star scored a screamer from more than 40 yards out, and it was uncannily similar to her World Cup goal from nine years earlier

In the NWSL Challenge Cup and in the 2011 World Cup, Nahomi Kawasumi caught the keeper sleeping for two of the most iconic goals of each tournament.
Sports 2020-07-09T16:28:43Z

Patriots receiver Julian Edelman says he was called a Jewish slur on the field and wants to take DeSean Jackson to the Holocaust Museum after his anti-semitic comments

Julian Edelman said he and DeSean Jackson should go to the Holocaust Museum and Museum of African American History and Culture together.
News 2020-07-09T15:34:12Z

Incredible video shows a former US Marine making a split-second dive to rescue a toddler from a burning building

Video from the fire on July 3 shows Phillip Blanks, 28, diving to catch the toddler from falling to the ground.
Sports 2020-07-09T14:32:39Z

Jorge Masvidal arrived at 'Fight Island' wearing a Donald Trump mask and a bright, Miami pink Versace robe

Jorge Masvidal, one of the UFC's most popular athletes, previously called the president a "bad mother f-----."
Sports 2020-07-09T13:01:01Z

Video appears to show an American UFC fighter punching an older man in a restaurant, before repeatedly shouting the N-word

The controversial mixed martial artist can be heard shouting obscenities during the apparent assault, then racial slurs after it.
Sports 2020-07-09T11:22:26Z

LeBron James is buying a $39 million Beverly Hills mansion boasting a lawn tennis court, a luxury home cinema, and a huge pool house

James already owns two properties in Los Angeles County, one worth $23 million and another worth $21 million.
Sports 2020-07-09T10:18:26Z

Novak Djokovic claims he's the victim of a coronavirus 'witch hunt' after 4 players at a tournament he hosted got COVID-19, and he says he'll probably skip the US Open

Djokovic's June exhibition tour had to be canceled early after four players, himself included, tested positive for COVID-19.
Sports 2020-07-09T04:23:15Z

MLS players knelt and raised their fists in solidarity ahead of the league's reopening match

Black Players for Change coordinated an impressive show of solidarity ahead of Wednesday night's match between Inter Miami-Orlando City SC.
Sports 2020-07-09T04:13:56Z

PGA Tour to allow 3 golfers still testing positive for COVID-19 to play in upcoming tournament

Dylan Frittelli, Denny McCarthy, and Nick Watney are set to compete in the Workday Charity Open this weekend, despite testing positive for COVID-19.
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