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Deontay Wilder rocks Luis Ortiz in heavyweight title rematch

Deontay Wilder landed a vicious right hand to stop Luis Ortiz in the seventh round Saturday night to retain his heavyweight title and set up a lucrative rematch with Tyson Fury in February.
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Rory McIlroy implodes with quadruple-bogey on 1st hole to dash British Open hopes

Rory McIlroy shot an opening-round 79 at The Open Championship at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland on Thursday, all but dashing dreams he'd win his first major title in five years in his home country.
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Spectacular views highlight Open Championship's return to Northern Ireland

The atmosphere might already be ahead of projections at this week's Open Championship in Portrush, Northern Ireland, with fans streaming out of the nearby train station to get a glimpse of their favourite players in Tuesday's practice round.

Olympic boxing champion Pernell Whitaker dies after being hit by car

Pernell Whitaker, an Olympic gold medallist and four division champion who was regarded as one of the greatest defensive fighters ever, has died after being hit by a car in Virginia. He was 55.

Mayweather taps out, calls upcoming fight against Japanese kickboxer 'entertainment'

Floyd Mayweather says he and Japanese kickboxing star Tenshin Nasukawa will meet after all — but only in a nine-minute New Year's Eve exhibition.

Vegas-breaking high-roller makes half-million Super Bowl bet on Eagles

The same bettor who took this city's legal sports books for millions of dollars on the World Series is looking to cash in again at the Super Bowl.

Canelo, GGG middleweight showdown ends in split draw

​Gennady Golovkin retained his middleweight titles Saturday night, fighting to a draw with Canelo Alvarez in a brutal battle that ended with both fighters with their hands aloft in victory.

Mayweather gets last laugh over McGregor to cement historic 50-0

American Floyd Mayweather beat Irishman Conor McGregor by way of technical knockout in the 10th round of their much-hyped megafight on Saturday in Las Vegas to keep his perfect record intact.

Mayweather, McGregor will use 8-ounce gloves for bout

Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor got their wish to fight in smaller gloves, but not before being chastised by a Nevada boxing official for using the issue to hype their fight later this month.

Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor mega-millions bout set for Aug. 26

The long-awaited fight between UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor and undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather is going to happen.

Heavyweight Anthony Joshua 'just wants to fight everyone' after electrifying win

There was a lot to love Saturday night in front of a packed crowd at England's national stadium, where Anthony Joshua got off the canvas to stop longtime champion Wladimir Klitschko in a coming out party of sorts that electrified the boxing world.

Colin Kaepernick's anthem protests lost shock value, likely a thing of the past

Colin Kaepernick is looking for work, after a season more memorable for what he did before the games than anything he did while in them. What he's not looking to do, according to multiple reports, is to continue his national anthem protest wherever he ends up.

Pacquiao wins WBO welterweight title in front of Mayweather

With Floyd Mayweather Jr. watching intently from a ringside seat, Manny Pacquiao dropped Jessie Vargas in the second round and bloodied his face Saturday night on his way to a lopsided decision that gave him a piece of the welterweight title once again.

Manny Pacquiao a tough sell at this point in his career

The hook for Manny Pacquiao's latest fight is that he's the fighting politician, as eager to take on problems in the Philippines as he is to take on other welterweights in the ring.
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As Kaepernick movement grows, NFL must balance its response

On the first week of the NFL season there was almost as much going on during the national anthem as there was on the field. Players were making statements, and they didn't seem afraid of disrupting the highly choreographed spectacle that is an NFL game.