American Sports News for 30 Mar 2017
(Reuters) - Venus Williams beat top seed Angelique Kerber on Wednesday to advance to a Miami Open semi-final against Britain's Johanna Konta.
By Dan Ambrose: Saul "Canelo" Alvarez vs. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. will bring in close to 1 million pay-per-view buys on HBO, predicts trainer Robert Garcia for their May 6 fight on Cinco de Mayo at the... T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Garcia sees the interest in the Canelo-Chavez Jr. fight being high enough […] The post Canelo-Chavez Jr. does 1M PPV buys predicts Robert Garcia appeared first on Boxing News 24.
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(Reuters) - An out-of-sorts Kei Nishikori was sent packing from the Miami Open on Wednesday, beaten 6-4 6-2 by unseeded Italian Fabio Fognini.
When the island of Madeira on Wednesday renamed its airport in honor of its hometown hero Cristiano Ronaldo, all eyes were expected to be on the four-time world player of the year who is adored not... only for his soccer skills but also his model looks. But grabbing attention instead was a bronze bust of...
[[tmz:video id="0_1eh52itn"]] Big day for Le'Veon Bell ... whose brand new rap album "Post Interview" cracked the iTunes Top 10 Hip-Hop charts today -- and the NFL star tells us he thinks his rhyme... skills are on par with the best in the game. The… Permalink
Actually the Warriors didn’t specifically say that — the team said in a statement today that Durant is working out in non-contact drills, there has been no relapse, and that he could be back... before the end of the season. It’s hard to get more vague that that. But media has done some digging and […]
By Jim Dower: Unbeaten #1 WBA heavyweight contender Luis "The Real King" Kong (27-0, 3 KOs) has been added to the April 22nd fight card headlined by former welterweight champions Andre Berto and Shawn... Porter on Premier Boxing Champions on Showtime from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. The fight card starts at 9:00 […] The post Luis Ortiz to fight on Porter-Berto card on April 22 on Showtime appeared first on Boxing News 24.
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LAS VEGAS - Ahead of the April 19 debut of “The Ultimate Fighter 25,” ex-champ T.J. Dillashaw talked about the experience of coaching the show against his former Team Alpha Male teammates and... “hot-headed” champ Cody Garbrandt.
View photos from the Miami Open tennis tournament on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 …
Portuguese soccer legend Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the greatest athletes in the history of the world’s most popular sport, and he’s also objectively one of the best looking people on the planet.... Whether he’s your type or not, the man has a face so symmetrical, teeth so white and a tan so perfect that […]
David Ortiz appeared in more than 2,000 career games as a designated hitter, but Big Papi's retirement after last season took away one of the few remaining players whose primary job is to hit
Can rookie Jon Rahm win his first time at the Golf Club of Houston? The post Fantasy Outlook: Shell Houston Open appeared first on Miami Herald.
Some of these NFL truths would have been inconceivable a few years ago: Three teams have been approved to relocate in a 14-month span. Los Angeles, vacant for two decades, now has two NFL franchises... but, for the most part, a dubious passion level. Las Vegas, once off limits as a gambling mecca,...
During an off week in 2017, Jordan Spieth took a step back in time to play with some fairly old and odd golf equipment, including hickory-shafted clubs. The post Jordan Spieth plays with hickory golf... clubs appeared first on Miami Herald.
Marlins outfielder/baseball's True Hit King Ichiro Suzuki is 43 years old, yet he's not going to stop playing professional baseball anytime in the forseeable future. Last year, he appeared in 143... games and hit .291, and even though the Marlins don't plan to use him as an every-day starter, Ichiro will once again get...
Today we head north and preview the division known for the worst team in NFL history the AFC North. A division that features the Pittsburgh Steelers, Baltimore Ravens, Cincinnati Bengals, and the... Cleveland Browns. The past couple of years this division is one of the most competitive in the AFC in which their is a […]
PHOENIX -- The adjustment, Doug Marrone said, is more physical than anything else. Though they never worked together before joining up for this venture running the Jacksonville Jaguars, Marrone has a... long and treasured history with Tom Coughlin. Still, Marrone was not quite ready for the pace his new boss maintains. "He walks fast,'' Marrone,...
In the round-up: Volkswagen Group to attend F1 engine meeting • Red Bull expect Montreal gains • Liberty 'should buy F1 tracks'
Scott Graves named interim crew chief for Suarez's No. 19 team. Dave Rogers, Daniel Suarez's crew chief, is taking an indefinite leave of absence due to personal reasons, Joe Gibbs Racing announced... Wednesday. Suarez is a Monster Energy Cup Series rookie and coming off consecutive top-10 finishes. He currently ranks 19th in points after five races. JGR named Scott Graves, who guided Suarez to the 2016 Xfinity Series championship, the interim crew chief for the No. 19 team beginning this weekend at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway. Rogers has been a Cup Series crew chief in 271 races and won 18 times, all with JGR where he's worked with drivers Kyle Busch, Carl Edwards, and Denny Hamlin on a full-time basis. Last season, Rogers and Edwards won twice and advanced to the four-driver championship...
Ferrari have shown great creativity so far in the new era of Formula 1 and this has undoubtedly come from a change in design processes and development. If Australia is anything to go by, this... philosophy appears to have translated into a... More»
The best player in the world and slight potty mouth Lionel Messi is appealing the four-match ban that was handed down by FIFA yesterday after he yelled at a referee in Argentina's 1-0 World Cup... qualifier win over Chile last week. Messi says he didn't direct his insult, "la concha de tu madre," a common Argentinean...
NASCAR rookie Daniel Suarez has a new crew chief. Joe Gibbs Racing said crew chief Dave Rogers is out indefinitely on personal leave. Scott Graves will now call the shots …
LeBron James loves rapping and posting it to Instagram. Here are some of his best moments.