Month: October 2017

Sports is better with friends – Follow us on FaceBook for more sports news – [efb_likebox fanpage_url=”sportsempire.org” box_width=”250″ box_height=”300″ locale=”en_US” responsive=”1″ show_faces=”0″ show_stream=”0″ hide_cover=”0″ small_header=”0″ hide_cta=”0″ ] Bantamweight world titleholder Luis Nery won’t be stripped of his belt for a failed drug test because the WBC said it believes that the positive finding was the
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In the main event of UFC 217, former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre returns and challenges middleweight champion Michael Bisping for the title. St-Pierre has been out of action for nearly four years, while Bisping has lately gone on the best run of his career. Both fighters are clearly accomplished, but there are key stylistic differences
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UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor apologized for his use of a gay slur in a postfight talk with teammate Artem Lobov in Gdansk, Poland, on Oct. 21. Following Lobov’s unanimous decision loss to Andre Fili, McGregor was seen on camera backstage calling Fili a “f—-t” at least three times. Appearing on the RTE One’s “The
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LOS ANGELES — Yu Darvish says he didn’t think it was necessary to meet with Yuli Gurriel after the Houston Astros first baseman’s racially insensitive gesture toward the Dodgers pitcher. Gurriel contacted the Dodgers and told them he wanted to meet with the pitcher in person and apologize. Dodgers fans let it be known they
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DEL MAR, Calif. — Show time for Breeders’ Cup 2017, finally. It took a long while for the Breeders’ Cup to reach the beach, as Del Mar track president Joe Harper acknowledged this week at the post draw. “We’ve been looking to get this since 1984,” said Harper, referring to the first year of the
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Wales boss Warren Gatland has described next week’s planned forwards training session with England as “a great idea.” The contested set piece work-out in Bristol will be staged five days before both countries launch their autumn Test schedules, with England hosting Argentina and Wales entertaining Australia. The session will be overseen by top Welsh referee
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