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Hawks approved to turn State Farm Arena into huge voting station for upcoming elections

[ad_1] The Fulton County Registration and Elections Board approved a plan by the Atlanta Hawks to transform State Farm Arena into a massive polling station for Georgia's primary runoff election on Aug. 11, as well as early voting for the general election scheduled for Nov. 3.The idea was hatched during the weekend following the killing of George Floyd, when the focal point of protesters in Atlanta was just outside the
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A unique turn to the IC tournament, and a new Mysterio steps up to Seth Rollins

[ad_1] If there's one clear theme permeating WWE programming right now, it's that love is in the air. SmackDown had its poolside "Fast Times at Ridgemont High" role reversal between Otis and Mandy Rose, and Angel Garza's flirtations with Charly Caruso on Raw were rudely interrupted by Zelina Vega.There was, of course, some wrestling on these shows, too. The Intercontinental championship tournament took a wide left turn into a road
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UFC might turn to Petr Yan-Jose Aldo for bantamweight title fight

[ad_1] UFC president Dana White said Wednesday on SportsCenter that the promotion is targeting Petr Yan vs. Jose Aldo for the bantamweight title, which was vacated after Henry Cejudo retired this month.White said a date and location are not set.Cejudo, a former two-division champion, announced his retirement after successfully defending the bantamweight title against Dominick Cruz at UFC 249 earlier this month. On Monday, the UFC said Cejudo is officially
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Bettors, sportsbooks turn to UFC, soccer

[ad_1] Bettors in the U.S. were gravitating to UFC, international soccer and horse racing on the first weekend since most major sports leagues stopped play due to the coronavirus pandemic.Sportsbooks reported increased betting interest on Saturday's UFC Fight Night in Brasilia, Brazil. As of 5 p.m. ET at FanDuel Sportsbook, the betting handle on UFC Brasilia had exceeded the amount wagered on Fight Night 169 by 32%.At Caesars Sportsbook, betting
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How does Canelo Alvarez beat Billy Joe Saunders? Will GGG get his turn next?

[ad_1] 2:17 PM ETDan RafaelCloseESPN Senior Writer2013 BWAA Nat Fleischer Award winner for excellence in boxing journalism ESPN.com boxing writer since 2005 Five years at USA TodaySteve KimMexican boxing superstar Canelo Alvarez will next fight on May 2 -- Cinco De Mayo weekend, one of the two weekends on which he usually fights each year -- and headline a DAZN card at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.Alvarez (53-1-2, 36
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Lionel Messi looks fed up at Barcelona How can the team and their superstar turn this around?

[ad_1] It has reached the stage where frankly nobody, not even the most hard-line Cules, could complain if Lionel Messi was preparing to walk away from Barcelona without a transfer fee this summer. It's in his contract that he's allowed to do so. I guess that clause was negotiated for a situation just like the current one and although he's often said that he wants to stay on and conquer
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Helicopter carrying Kobe Bryant made climbing turn before rapid dive

[ad_1] The helicopter carrying Kobe Bryant and eight other passengers that crashed into a hillside in Southern California on Sunday was in a climbing left turn about 2,400 feet high before it dove to the ground, a person familiar with preliminary investigative information about the fatal crash told ESPN.Further, the source told ESPN, who spoke only on the condition of anonymity, the pilot had, only moments before, contacted air traffic
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Tiger Woods’ first turn as Presidents Cup captain hasn’t been boring

[ad_1] MELBOURNE, Australia -- His demeanor betrayed his words, the solemn vibe outweighing what he was saying. Tiger Woods might have been talking a good game, but his guys were not playing one, not even close.And thus, Woods, the U.S. Presidents Cup captain who was performing as well as anyone on either team, faced a multitude of questions.Why are you sitting out when your team needs you?Why did you play
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Astros turn to rookie Jose Urquidy to start vs. Nationals in Game 4

[ad_1] WASHINGTON - Houston Astros manager A.J. Hinch will turn to rookie Jose Urquidy as his starter against the Washington Nationals when he club tries to even the World Series in Game 4 on Saturday.Urquidy, 24, pitched most of the season in the minor leagues but pitched in nine games over two big league stints during the regular season. He went 2-1 with a 3.95 ERA. After starting five games