Amanda Nunes puts aside retirement thoughts to focus on Irena Aldana in UFC 289

Amanda Nunes is still upset at herself for believing she took Julianna Pena too lightly when they met on Dec. 11, 2021.

Clayton Kershaw strikes out 9 in Dodgers' 6-0 win over Reds

CINCINNATI (AP) - Clayton Kershaw pitched seven scoreless innings, Chris Taylor hit his 10th home run of the season and the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Cincinnati Reds 6-0 on Thursday afternoon.

Uruguay beats Israel 1-0 to reach Under-20 World Cup final

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) - Uruguay beat Israel 1-0 on Thursday to advance to its third Under-20 World Cup final.

Cricket Australia Australia's Mitchell Starc celebrates taking the wicket of Virat Kohli with a brute of a ball.
Smith still not sure Bazball can stand up to Australia

Steve Smith has again questioned if England’s high-tempo approach will come off against Australia, far from convinced it can be done against his team’s quicks.

Appeals court skeptical of Ángel Hernández lawsuit vs Major League Baseball

NEW YORK (AP) - A federal appellate court panel expressed skepticism Thursday of umpire Ángel Hernández’s attempt to reinstate his race discrimination lawsuit against Major League Baseball.

NASCAR and its growling Next Gen car take over Le Mans, looking to make statement on a global stage

LE MANS, France (AP) - The engine of the Chevrolet Camaro has a distinct growl that cannot go unnoticed even among the most elite sports cars in the world at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. When the Hendrick Motorsports crew fired up the car inside Garage 56, NASCAR chairman Jim France broke into a huge grin and gave a thumbs up.

Big 12 Mexico extends league's reach with basketball games, possible bowl game

IRVING, Texas (AP) - The Big 12 Conference is extending its reach into Mexico, announcing plans Thursday for men’s and women’s basketball games to be played in Mexico City late next year while also exploring a possible football bowl game in Monterrey.