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Kamaru Usman responds to Conor McGregor, says ‘he must want to die’

[ad_1] Just hours after Kamaru Usman's welterweight title defense Saturday night, Conor McGregor sent out a tweet. It read: "145. 155. 170."McGregor has already held UFC titles at featherweight and lightweight -- or 145 pounds and 155 pounds. The 170 represents the pound limit for welterweight. It sure seemed like McGregor was calling for a title shot against Usman with that tweet. And that's how Usman took it, too. The
Hockey

Svechnikov scores lacrosse-style again, Canes top Jets 6-3

[ad_1] WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Sebastian Aho and Jordan Staal each scored twice, Andrei Svechnikov added his second lacrosse-style goal of the season, and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Winnipeg Jets 6-3 Tuesday night. Lucas Wallmark also scored for Carolina, which has a six-game point streak (5-0-1). Dougie Hamilton contributed three assists, and Nino Niederreiter added two. Jack Roslovic, Patrik Laine and Mark Scheifele scored for the Jets, who had
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Zion Williamson ‘fully weight-bearing’ but no return date set

[ad_1] 10:26 PM ETAndrew LopezESPN NEW ORLEANS -- New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson returned to full weight-bearing exercises, but team executive vice president of basketball operations David Griffin isn't ready to set a return date just yet.Williamson was seen getting up shots at Pelicans' shootaround on Tuesday. He was shooting from just inside and then just outside the 3-point line while working with Pelicans assistant Michael Ruffin.1 RelatedThe rookie
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Matthews scores twice as Maple Leafs hang onto beat Sabres

[ad_1] TORONTO (AP) — Auston Matthews scored twice and the Toronto Maple Leafs hung on to beat the Buffalo Sabres 5-3 on Tuesday night. Frederik Gauthier had a goal and an assist, and Dmytro Timashov and Ilya Mikheyev also scored for Toronto (17-14-4), which got 27 saves from Frederik Andersen. Tyson Barrie chipped in with two assists. Matthews became the second player in franchise history to score at least 20
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Iowa great, Hall of Fame coach Hayden Fry dies at 90

[ad_1] Hayden Fry, the College Football Hall of Fame coach who led Iowa for 20 seasons and produced one of the sport's most important coaching trees, died Tuesday in the Dallas area after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was 90.Fry's family confirmed his death, saying in a statement released by Iowa, "We are proud to know that our father's life had a positive influence on so many people, the
Football

2020 Pro Bowl snubs and surprises

[ad_1] The 2020 Pro Bowl rosters are out, headlined by MVP favorite Lamar Jackson and 11 of his Baltimore Ravens teammates. The Ravens' 12 selections were by far the most in the league, with the New Orleans Saints (seven) and Kansas City Chiefs (six) next in line. The Miami Dolphins and New York Giants were the only two teams who didn't have a player make the cut.Who wasn't named in
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2020 NFL Pro Bowl rosters for AFC, NFC

[ad_1] The Baltimore Ravens lead the NFL with 12 selections to the 2020 Pro Bowl followed by the the New Orleans Saints (seven) and Kansas City Chiefs (six).The game will be held at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida, at 3 p.m. ET on Jan. 26. Here is every selection for the 2020 game along with analysis from NFL Nation reporters. Players' career Pro Bowls are denoted in parentheses.Jump to:ARI
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Rams QB Jared Goff — Thumb ‘stiff’ but should be fine for Saturday’s game

[ad_1] 9:16 PM ETLindsey ThiryESPN Close Covered Rams for two years for Los Angeles Times Previously covered the Falcons Has covered the NBA and college football and basketballTHOUSAND OAKS, Calif. -- Jared Goff said Tuesday that his right thumb felt "a little stiff" because of a bruise, but the Los Angeles Rams quarterback expressed confidence that he will be ready to play Saturday against the San Francisco 49ers."I'll be good
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Building the ultimate F1 driver of the 2010s

[ad_1] The 2010s have seen some incredible drivers compete in the Formula One world championship. The argument of who is the greatest of them all is always a complicated one with no simple answer, and it can often be a tiresome debate. It's much easier to break the debate down by splitting it into categories around driver traits.Jump to: Consistency | Overtaking | Race management | Aggression | Smoothness |
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Lamar Jackson leads way for Ravens’ NFL-best 12 Pro Bowl selections

[ad_1] BALTIMORE -- Lamar Jackson ended the Baltimore Ravens' 23-year drought without a Pro Bowl quarterback, and the league's top team celebrated an NFL-record-tying 12 players receiving invitations to the all-star event scheduled for Jan. 26 in Orlando, Florida.Jackson, the front-runner for NFL Most Valuable Player, became the first Baltimore quarterback selected to to the Pro Bowl since Vinny Testaverde in 1996, the franchise's inaugural season.That marked the second-longest drought