Aug 12, 2020 Newly signed Bellator MMA light heavyweight Corey Anderson said a recent health scare and wisdom from two-time UFC champion Daniel Cormier were behind his recent promotional switch. Anderson (13-5) secured his release from UFC last week — despite two fights remaining on his contract — and immediately signed a deal with Bellator.
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9:30 PM ET Steve KimESPN A deal has been reached for a bout between unified lightweight champion Vasiliy Lomachenko and IBF titleholder Teofimo Lopez. The fight is targeted for Oct. 17 and, according to sources, the bout will be broadcast on ESPN. Lomachenko (14-1, 10 KOs), the WBA and WBO titleholder and WBC franchise champion,
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9:42 PM ET Associated Press Oklahoma State’s Aman Gupta outlasted Stanford recruit Michael Thorbjornsen 1-up on Friday at windy Bandon Dunes to advance to the U.S. Amateur semifinals. Gupta, from Concord, North Carolina, will face Matthew Sharpstene, a 4 and 2 winner over LSU’s Philip Barbaree 4 and 2. Sharpstene is transferring from West Virginia
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4:24 PM ET Associated Press LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Mo Bamba will not play for the Orlando Magic in this season’s playoffs after leaving the bubble for testing related to his previous bout with coronavirus, the team announced Friday. Bamba was diagnosed with COVID-19 on June 11. The 22-year-old appeared in 62 games with
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9:43 AM ET FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Quarterback Cam Newton has made a positive first impression on New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick. “Cam’s a hardworking kid. He really is,” Belichick said Friday morning. Newton’s introduction to the Patriots’ system since officially signing July 8 — and his status as the leading candidate to replace Tom
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3:20 PM ET College football is still set to be played on 76 FBS campuses this fall, but Miami coach Manny Diaz said he doesn’t think that means the sport can’t operate in a bubble to protect athletes. While the NBA and NHL have found success amid the coronavirus pandemic by isolating all competitors in
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9:27 AM ET Canadiens coach Claude Julien was released from the hospital and will return home to Montreal to rest after having a stent inserted into his coronary artery, the team announced Friday. Julien was admitted to St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto on Wednesday after experiencing chest pains following his team’s 2-1 loss in Game
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R Kelly’s manager has been charged with threatening to open fire on a New York cinema – forcing an evacuation and police to cancel the screening of a documentary alleging the singer sexually abused women and girls. Donnell Russell was arrested before being charged with conspiracy and threatening physical harm by interstate communication over the incident. The
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A Twitter fight has broken out between Donald Trump’s campaign adviser and the fictional character Marge Simpson. The war of words kicked off when Jenna Ellis, an adviser and lawyer to the US president, tweeted that newly-appointed Democratic vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris sounded like the cartoon housewife. “Kamala sounds like Marge Simpson,” she wrote,
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