Mayweather coming back to fight UFC star McGregor August 26

Tim Dahlberg AP Boxing Writer LAS VEGAS (AP) — Floyd Mayweather Jr. will come out of retirement to meet UFC star Conor McGregor in an August 26 boxing match that will feature two of the top-selling fighters in the world. The two fighters both announced the fight Wednesday, after months of speculation about whether Mayweather would return at the age More...

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By Associated Press On Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

Warriors say no decision has been made on White House visit

Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson, from left, guard Stephen Curry and forward Kevin Durant celebrate after Game 5 of basketball’s NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Oakland, Calif., Monday, More...

By United Press International On Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

Dennis Rodman to visit North Korea, first time in 3 years

Elizabeth Shim United Press International PYONGYANG, North Korea (UPI) — Retired basketball Hall-of-Famer Dennis Rodman is to land in Pyongyang on Tuesday, according to a report from CNN. Two officials who More...

By Jake Leonard On Monday, June 12th, 2017

Golfers get ready to scramble again in Mount Vernon

Sign-ups are now open for the 10th annual “Hall of Fame Golf Scramble” presented by Mount Vernon Township High School. This scramble will take place at 11 a.m. on June 23, with registration from 10 More...

By United Press International On Monday, June 12th, 2017

S. Korea suggests 2030 World Cup bid to include N. Korea

South Korean President Moon Jae-in (L), here with his wife, Kim Jeong-suk, after his May 10 inauguration, said Monday he proposed that the 2030 World Cup soccer tournament be held in northeast Asia, in several countries More...

By Associated Press On Monday, June 12th, 2017

Crosby, Pens cap amazing year with 2nd straight Stanley Cup

TERESA M. WALKER AP Sports Writer NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Even Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins are going to be challenged trying to top this. Crosby was awarded his second consecutive Conn Smythe Trophy More...

By Colby Applegate On Sunday, June 11th, 2017

Injury fears prompt 105-pitch limit for prep baseball players

Illinois high school baseball pitchers now face a pitch limit following a mandate by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) for the 2017 season. The policy came about in the wake of warnings More...

By Associated Press On Saturday, June 10th, 2017

Tapwrit wins Belmont Stakes by 2 lengths for Pletcher

BETH HARRIS AP Racing Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The road to the winner’s circle in the Belmont Stakes ran through the Kentucky Derby, even if the Derby and Preakness winners skipped the final leg of the Triple More...

By Colby Applegate On Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Stan Kroenke: This is why Arsene Wenger is the best man for Arsenal

STAN KROENKE, the man with the money behind Arsenal, finally broke his silence yesterday to explain to fans why he wants Arsene Wenger to continue to steer his ship. Daily Express :: Sport Feed  More...

By Jake Leonard On Monday, May 29th, 2017

Penguins escape with win despite Predators’ stifling defence

Jake Guentzel scored with 3:17 left to play in the third period as the Pittsburgh Penguins held off a late Nashville Predators rally for a 5-3 win in Game 1 of the Stanley More...