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.
Somehow, against the odds, defying all fears, Dereck Chisora and Dillian Whyte, sworn enemies from either side of the Thames, produced a memorable heavyweight contest of considerable nobility to wipe away the rancour that had poisoned not only their relationship but the sport.
The key to the Ashes.
We think Mayweather is a great fighter but he sure is bloomin' boring!
Back in 2009, Nick Diaz told the LA Times his method for avoiding positive marijuana tests despite frequently smoking weed and listening to jams.
One hundred days from Rio, Britain’s national cycling team has been thrown into chaos following the sudden resignation of its head, technical director Shane Sutton, as allegations of bullying and discrimination against women and Paralympians accumulated on Wednesday.
Michael Bisping is the UFC middleweight champion.
Tyson Fury has announced his rematch with Wladimir Klitschko has been rescheduled for 29 October in Manchester.
Kell Brook could not hide his frustration and regret following his defeat to Gennady Golovkin here on Saturday night , questioning the decision of his trainer, Dominic Ingle, to throw in the towel midway through the fifth round at a stage where he felt he was “settling into the contest”.
Anthony “Million Dollar” Crolla failed to offer up a display to match his moniker as the Manchester fighter lost his WBA lightweight title to Jorge Linares, the 31-year-old Venezuelan, whose triumph gave him a fourth world crown across three different divisions, nine years after his first.
Heath Slater picks up his first win of the year to end the worst losing streak in the company.
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.