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.
Twenty days ago, on the eve of a world championship match that would prove more gruelling and arduous than many observers had expected, Magnus Carlsen described his forthcoming title defence against Russia’s Sergey Karjakin in pugilistic terms.
Conor McGregor has vacated his featherweight title, ending his time as a two-division champion, UFC has confirmed.
Many sports are offered scholarship programs in the US, but this is the first time an eSports League of Legends scholarship has been made available.
A former WWE writer has revealed that Daniel Bryan's first run as WWE Champion was just a lucky coincidence.
WWE Hall of Famer Bret Hart has said he thinks Daniel Bryan will never wrestle again.
While the World Anti-Doping Agency has said it found widespread doping and corruption by Russian athletes, Russian officials have said their country is being held to a double standard and called the watchdog’s report a “political hit job”.
The ugliest word in boxing is “quit”.
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.
Most business people wish they could exercise more than they do, and businesses and employees alike agree that fit employees work better. So can your office help by bringing yoga classes to you?
The cart took on a mind of its own during a match at the Dallas Cowboys stadium in Texas.
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.