It took less than two rounds in Boston last weekend for Ghana’s Abdul Razak Alhassan to show Welterweight division rivals and combat sports fans that his victory at UFC 218 over Sabah Homasi was no fluke. Judo Thunder’s ferocious uppercut that put Homasi on the mat at UFC 220 on Saturday night earned the 32-year-old
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The baseball writers elected four new members to the Hall of Fame on Wednesday: Chipper Jones, Vladimir Guerrero, Jim Thome and Trevor Hoffman. They join Modern Baseball Era electees Jack Morris and Alan Trammell in the Class of 2018, which will be inducted on July 27 in Cooperstown, New York. The writers’ ballot always produces
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Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo talked publicly Wednesday for the first time since Jason Kidd’s firing as coach Monday, saying he wished what they discussed had remained silent. Antetokounmpo acknowledged calling Kidd about 15 minutes before he was officially notified of his firing by the Bucks. Asked about what he said, Antetokounmpo declined to elaborate.
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Looming tall among the outsiders in the field for the Pegasus World Cup at Gulfstream Park on Saturday is Giant Expectations. That’s “giant” as in his sire, Frost Giant, and “expectations,” as in what were dashed after he left the stage with a health scare that offered no guarantees he would ever see a starting
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UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson strongly believes a potential fight against bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw should be on a “stacked card.” So much so, in fact, he won’t accept it any other way. “That’s what the UFC wants,” Johnson told ESPN. “It’s the superfight everyone wants. I think TJ and I are both on board.
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