Eddie Hearn has backed Dillian Whyte to become the next British fighter to win a version of the world heavyweight title as early as next year and says he is convinced that he is talented enough to beat the WBC champion Deontay Wilder and the former title holder Wladimir Klitschko.
News that gymnast Louis Smith has been suspended by his governing body for mocking Islam is so 2016.
And so on Tuesday night the Chicago Cubs beat the Cleveland Indians again to come within a win of the World Championship.
As the World Series returns to Wrigley Field for the the first time in 71 years, Cubs slugger Kyle Schwarber will stick to pinch-hitting after doctors decided he wasn’t ready to play defense.
The World Series returns to Wrigley Field on Friday for the first time in 71 years, but those Cubs fans hoping to see Kyle Schwarber continue his hot streak will have to shell out big money: the median resale ticket price for Game 3 is currently hovering around $3,000.
Jim Harbaugh, who has led his Michigan Wolverines to a 7-0 start, is the highest paid coach in college football, and will make $9m this year.
Miami Marlins pitcher José Fernández was named the National League’s Comeback Player of the Year on Tuesday by his fellow players, one month after he was killed in a boat crash.
“You know, these guys ain’t so fuckin’ bad.”
The Australian cycling champion Anna Meares has announced her retirement after a career including six Olympic medals.
Peter Sagan beat Mark Cavendish to the line to win the men’s road race at the cycling world championships in Doha on Sunday.
The former Super League champions Bradford Bulls have gone into liquidation but talks are already under way to reform the club in time for the new season.
Horse racing will have a new home on terrestrial television from next year, ITV having won the rights from Channel 4 in a new four-year deal to be announced imminently.
Kell Brook fought the Canadian Kevin Bizier here on Saturday night but his real opponent was complacency.
Boxing is a dangerous game, and David Haye is not playing it very well.
It is an old cycling saw that the rainbow jersey of world road race champion carries a curse which condemns its wearers to mediocrity or misfortune in the season after they win the gold medal.
Bill Goldberg say he could have been as good a heel as Brock Lesnar but felt uncomfortable letting the kids down.
Three-time Champion Jockey, rider of over 500 winners and an ex-Question of Sport captain, here are a few more facts about the irrepressible Frankie Dettori
There are dream finals, there are probable epics, and there is Gary Anderson versus Michael van Gerwen in the final of the PDC World Championship.
‘You sacrifice your life for it,” Phil Taylor says on a gloomy late afternoon in Stoke.
Bill Goldberg made an incredible return to the ring at the Legends of Wrestling Event.
For Anthony Joshua, the easy nights are over. His third‑round blowout of the reluctant Eric Molina in Manchester on Saturday night to retain his IBF world heavyweight title, while again disappointing fans who want to see him in a proper fight, has nevertheless thrust him into boxing’s stratosphere.
Former AFL star Colin Sylvia is recovering in hospital after a fall from a balcony at the weekend that he says resulted in a fractured neck and bleeding to the brain.
Anthony Joshua can legitimately claim to be the best heavyweight in the world if he beats Wladimir Klitschko in front of 91,000 fans at Wembley Stadium in April, but the quiet man from Watford says he will not be consumed by the temptations that have wrecked so many champions.