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Never compare Conor McGregor to me

It's hard to imagine the logistics of a Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather fight. Once again, the money don't make me; I make money. I can't even see a commission sanctioning that fight, for that reason alone. "[But] I don't have to fight", Mayweather said on Wednesday, as quoted by the USA Today . On Monday, Mayweather went on a five-minute rant about McGregor , which he wrapped up by saying, "I'm an elephant".

Goal line defense works out for Seahawks in win

On Sunday, Tom Brady's lob fell incomplete after an end-zone collision between Rob Gronkowski and safety Kam Chancellor , sending the Seahawks home with an unlikely victory. Alonso jumped in front of Tyrell Williams and outraced everybody into the end zone for the winning score. "Everybody in this game is athletic, is an athletic freak, and has the athletic capability to play at a high level".

Mourinho slams FA for not protecting Rooney

He said: "When some of them come back from the national team, their regeneration is quicker than others , for the physical condition, for many , many things". "He always felt he wanted to show what he could do". Standard Sport revealed this week Rooney is not facing disciplinary action, although the FA are clamping down on what players can do during time off while on global duty.

Federation Internationale de Football Association charge England and Scotland over poppy display

Both the English and Scottish Football Associations defied Fifa's laws on Armistice Day by allowing their players to wear black armbands with poppies embroidered on them, despite football's governing body rejecting their initial request to do so.

First Taste of Wintry Weather Headed for Northern Plains

The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning for Friday in eastern parts of North and South Dakota and western Minnesota, as well as winter storm warnings for other parts of those states and Nebraska. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. It was breezy, with winds out of the northwest blowing in the high teens at times, forecasters said. Monday should be nice in Madison with sun and 45, before clouds move in on Tuesday with a high of 46.

Cowboys rookies keep rolling

At the time, it appeared that may seal the game for the Steelers, but the Cowboys rallied in the final 42 seconds to pull off the stunning victory. Rookies Zeke Elliott and Dak Prescott had spent the first half of this season showing us so much in terms of talent and poise.

DeRozan scores 34, Raptors come back to beat Hornets 113-111

Both teams relied on their superstars Saturday night and they did not disappoint. He's the future of this team. Carroll knew when he signed a lucrative contract to play with the Raptors that it wasn't going to be the basketball nirvana that his two years in Atlanta were.

Raiders don't want 30-20 win over Broncos to define season

Ingram, replaced by Tim Hightower during last Sunday's 25-20 win against Seattle after fumbling for a second straight game, scored his second straight TD for the Saints on a career-long run to answer immediately after DuJuan Harris caught a 47-yard touchdown pass from Colin Kaepernick.

Barcelona's Luis Enrique open to January signings

Barcelona's attacking threat was well nullified until Lionel Messi found space to side-foot home an equaliser from the edge of the box and the Argentinian turned provider in the second period for Luis Suarez's victor after an hour's play.

Ravens frustrate Roethlisberger in 21-14 win over Steelers

All of which left Pittsburgh with its worst losing streak in three years, without the solo lead it had on the AFC North Sunday morning, but also, looking for answers it couldn't possibly find in the aftermath of a defeat to its archrival. He missed only three plays. Flacco had an improved performance and was 18 of 30 for 241 yards with a touchdown and an interception. "We stepped on our own feet a lot of times", said Steelers linebacker James Harrison, referring to the team's 13 ...

Budding star Ajayi will get lots of attention from Jets

I was so excited for him". We're told they especially liked three of the 12 backs that went before him: first-rounder Todd Gurley (403 yards for Rams this season, but just 3.0 per carry), second-rounder Ameer Abdullah (out since Week 3 with a foot injury for Detroit) and third-rounder David Johnson (705 yards, 4.5 per carry for Arizona).

This may be a good time sit Derek Carr

Denver has dominated the series in recent seasons, winning eight consecutive matchups before Oakland ended the streak in the Mile High City last December. He missed practice all of this week and traveled to California on Thursday for a second opinion on his back, which began bothering him two weeks ago.

Kiwi punters place record number of bets on Melbourne Cup

Jockey Kerrin McEvoy celebrates his Melbourne Cup win on Almandin with owner Lloyd Williams . The other Irish challengers failed to make an impact on the race, with Aidan O'Brien's Bondi Beach coming home in 13th while St Leger victor Wicklow Brave Brave expended a lot of early energy by getting across from stall 24 and beat just two horses home for Willie Mullins.

Texans remain flawless at home with 20-13 win over Lions

There are a few circumstances that have caused Osweiler to struggle while Siemian has more or less thrived. Let's check in on Texans fans and see how they are enjoying the first two months of the Brock Osweiler era. Teammate Marvin Jones has cooled off a little bit so the Lions will likely target Tate at least 10 times again this time around. The safeties are playing great batting down balls and stopping the run, as well as the linebackers who seem to be getting better after some ...

Cubs' clinched most-viewed LCS game on TV since 2010

Point is, it's been a really long time. "I'm very proud of the fact that they're as good as they are". It's the first time since the Cubs manage to make it to the World Series in 1945. Correction: An earlier version incorrectly cited the past year the Indians were in the World Series . Kershaw could have started Game 5 on three days' rest, but manager Dave Roberts chose to save him for Saturday night at Wrigley Field .

Chicago man excited to root on Cubs from Bartman's seat

They had not earned a World Series trip since winning a doubleheader opener 4-3 on September 29, 1945, at Pittsburgh to clinch the pennant on the next-to-last day of the season. "I may make the "W" a tattoo", said chairman Tom Ricketts, who once lived across the street and met his wife in the bleachers. The Dodgers saw Hendricks in Game 2 of the series, when an Adrian Gonzalez home run made the difference in a 1-0 win.

Johnson wins Martinsville to gain spot in NASCAR's finale

I heard him gas it up and he just run right through the crowd, running over people. "I had a lot of fun out there", Gordon said. Gordon used air quotes in describing his " last race " during a news conference Friday, leaving the possibility open he could run again next year if the circumstances were right.

Thank you Cubs, just one more thing

By capturing the National League Championship, the Cubs are now on their way to World Series . The Cubs will attempt to win their first World Series since 1908 when they oppose Cleveland, whose 68-year title drought seems more like a couple of weeks in comparison.

Jurgen Klopp admits Liverpool below par in goalless draw with Manchester United

Mourinho was focussed on his side's defensive organisation and thus benched skipper Wayne Rooney, Juan Mata and Jesse Lingard. "I said before the season we'd be challenging - we've still got that belief, even stronger after working with this manager and the players over the last few months".

Andre Ayew could start against Everton - Bilic

Nevertheless, having staged a terrific fightback from two-goals down to win 3-2 in the corresponding fixture last season, it was an optimistic West Ham who were fully aware that a win could carry them into the top half of the table for the first time this season.

Heaton Heroics Deny Zlatan & Co

TOM Heaton admitted his heroics to earn Burnley a point at Old Trafford were all the sweeter for coming at the home of his former club. "There wasn't any negative reflections on any of the United players as I think they played well today".

Bucs rally past 49ers to win second straight, reach .500

When Pro Bowl running back Doug Martin went down with a hamstring injury in Week 2 and Charles Sims went to injured reserve with a knee issue on October 10, things weren't just looking grim for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers - they were looking dire.

Chip Kelly says 49ers need Joe Staley, calls trade rumors 'erroneous'

The report cited a " source with knowledge of the dynamics". A rebuilding team trying to stockpile draft choices could add more picks with a player as talented as Thomas, but the Browns have made it clear they are not interested in a trade.

Stafford late TD pass rallies Lions over Redskins

Cousins faked a handoff to Chris Thompson and cut to the right side for the go-ahead score, completing a 76-yard drive. Still, the Lions are going to be a tough enough opponent. Live Stream Online: NFL Game Pass on delay in the United States and live for global viewers or through a subscription to DirecTV's NFL Sunday Ticket .

Hamilton fastest in 1st practice at US Grand Prix

Hamilton led the morning session before Rosberg came back in the afternoon with a lap of 1 minute, 37.358 seconds. And Wolff says that while he didn't deliver a stern warning, he confirmed he had chatted to the world champion - who is looking to fight back from 33 points behind team-mate Nico Rosberg in the championship - before heading Stateside.