Day: June 11, 2018

Mikey Garcia and Robert Easter Jr agree unification showdown

Unbeaten world champions Mikey Garcia and Robert Easter Jr will lock horns in a unification clash at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on July 28. Garcia (38-0) is considered one of the world’s best pound-for-pound fighters and has won world titles in four weight classes. The 30-year-old Californian currently holds the WBC lightweight title […]

Joe Greenwood joins Wigan on three-and-a-half-year deal

Wigan Warriors have announced the immediate signing of Joe Greenwood from the Gold Coast Lions. The second rower arrives on a three-and-a-half-year deal – and the signing follows the departure of Joel Tomkins, who has joined Hull KR. The 25-year-old Greenwood is a former St Helens player, who moved to the NRL at the end […]

Bill Clinton comes to Al Franken’s defense

Sen. Al Franken, who resigned from the Senate in December amid sexual misconduct allegations, has a new high-profile defender: former President Bill Clinton. “I will be honest — the Franken case, for me, was a difficult case, a hard case,” Clinton said in a PBS NewsHour interview last week, when he was asked how he […]

Sebastian Larsson to join AIK after World Cup

Sweden international midfielder Sebastian Larsson has ended his 17-year association with English football after signing a two-and-a-half-year deal with Stockholm side AIK. The 33-year-old joined Arsenal’s youth ranks in 2001 before going on to play for Birmingham City, Sunderland and Hull City. Larsson, who is travelling to Russia as part of the Sweden squad, will […]

Zack Martin ‘awfully close’ to Dallas Cowboys extension

All-Pro right guard Zack Martin is expected to sign a contract extension with the Dallas Cowboys that will make him one of the highest-paid players at the position. Cowboys vice president Stephen Jones said Monday that the deal is imminent. “It’s awfully close. I hope he’ll be out at (minicamp) tomorrow,” Jones said. Left tackle […]

WATCH: Ollie Lindsay-Hague’s football skills in Paris 7s

0:30 Ollie Lindsay-Hague shows off his footballing skills by flicking up a pass and catching to score a try for England against Canada in the Paris 7's. England’s Ollie Lindsay-Hague showed some outrageous football skills that would not be out of place at the World Cup in Russia when scoring a try in the Paris […]

Lewis Hamilton says 2018 Mercedes car good enough for F1 title

Lewis Hamilton accepts Mercedes have “fallen back” in F1’s pecking order over the last month but retains absolute faith that their 2018 car can take him to a fifth world title. The Englishman relinquished the lead of the Drivers’ Championship to Sebastian Vettel on Sunday after the Ferrari driver’s comfortable victory in the Canadian GP, […]