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UFC 199: Luke Rockhold set to make 1st UFC title defence

Friday, June 3rd, 2016
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The UFC could see the crowning of two new champions this Saturday at UFC 199 as the middleweight and bantamweight belts are on the line in California.

Renowned B.C. cyclist dies after motorcycle accident

Tuesday, May 10th, 2016
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Canadian downhill cyclist Steve Smith died Tuesday from major brain injury sustained in a motorcycle accident in Nanaimo, B.C. this past weekend.

McGregor, Mayweather fuel speculation over fight

Sunday, May 8th, 2016
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On Friday, a British tabloid reported the possibility of a boxing bout between MMA fighter Conor McGregor and boxing powerhouse Floyd Mayweather. Though all signs point to the impossibility of the fight, both athletes continue to add fuel to the fire of speculation.

Toronto rugby squad to be 1st transatlantic pro sports team

Wednesday, April 27th, 2016
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Toronto's newest team is the Toronto Wolfpack, which plans to play in the third tier of English rugby league come 2017. Rugby league is rugby's lesser-know 13-man code, as opposed to the 15-man rugby union code.

Conor McGregor fight replaced by Jones vs. Cormier for UFC 200

Wednesday, April 27th, 2016
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UFC is replacing its canceled Conor McGregor fight with another rematch, Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier for the light heavyweight title, at UFC 200.

Conor McGregor dumped from UFC200 for failing to promote match

Friday, April 22nd, 2016
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Conor McGregor was a no-show at a press conference Friday promoting UFC 200 card, and UFC president Dana White said he would not fight Nate Diaz in a rematch on top of the July 9 card in Las Vegas.

Conor McGregor not retiring, rips UFC promotional machine

Thursday, April 21st, 2016
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UFC superstar Conor McGregor says that he's not retired from fighting. McGregor posted on Facebook Thursday that he'd like to focus on training more and less on grueling promotional demands that come with being a pay-per-view star.

Did Conor McGregor just retire over Twitter?

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016
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UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor reportedly retired via Twitter on Tuesday.

Cop responds to noise complaint over kids playing basketball, dunks

Friday, January 22nd, 2016
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The Gainesville PD in Florida responded to a noise complaint over friends playing basketball in the street. Instead of handing out tickets, the officer sticks around to play for a few minutes, eventually lowering the net to throw down a dunk.

Birthday Bio: Muhammad Ali, ‘The Greatest,’ turns 74

Sunday, January 17th, 2016
ALI'S LOUISVILLE

To celebrate the birthday of the legendary boxer and icon, we've compiled some of the most intriguing photos of Muhammad Ali as well as some of his most memorable bouts.