Month: January 2018

Retired professional boxer Floyd Mayweather is teasing the idea of accepting a mixed martial arts fight, despite shooting down the notion just one month ago. Mayweather, 40, posted a video of himself standing in an MMA cage on social media Wednesday. The post was captioned, “Come at the king, you best not miss.” “2018, Floyd
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9:20 PM ET Kevin SeifertNFL Nation Close ESPN.com national NFL writer ESPN.com NFC North reporter, 2008-2013 Covered Vikings for Minneapolis Star Tribune, 1999-2008 Johnny Manziel’s self-imposed deadline to sign with the CFL’s Hamilton Tiger-Cats passed Wednesday without an agreement. The Tiger-Cats issued a statement that left open the possibility for future negotiations. “While the discussions
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BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — New England Patriots team president Jonathan Kraft said in an interview with NFL Network that quarterback Tom Brady will be given latitude to decide when he retires. Robert & Jonathan Kraft sit down with @Andrea_Kremer before #SuperBowlLII. (via @GMFB) pic.twitter.com/ffZw50W8Z1 — New England Patriots (@Patriots) January 31, 2018 Brady, 40, led the
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Lou DiBella, who has promoted several of Deontay Wilder’s heavyweight world title fights, has added a pair of big men, Stephan Shaw and Oleksandr “Sasha” Teslenko, to his lineup. DiBella announced the signings Tuesday. Shaw and Teslenko will have the first fights of their promotional deals on Feb. 7 on DiBella’s “Broadway Boxing” card at
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PHOENIX — The Arizona Diamondbacks have finalized an $8.25 million, two-year contract with free-agent catcher Alex Avila. Avila fills a roster spot vacated by Chris Iannetta, who shared the catching duties last year and left for an $8.5 million, two-year deal with Colorado. The 31-year-old Avila, a son of Detroit general manager Al Avila, hit
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2017 for the UFC was the first full year under new ownership, as the promotion implemented its new state of normal for the sport. And while plenty of interesting things happened inside the Octagon, victories from the UFC’s biggest stars were not one of them. The absence of Ronda Rousey armbar victories and of Conor
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