Cruz earns admiration of Flanagan for coming out

Cruz earns admiration of Flanagan for coming out

The 27-year-old was making the fourth defence of his title since he became the WBO king in July 2015. "Terry Flanagan is a true World Champion and will defend his title with everything he has", said Cruz . One concerned Panamanian Panama Al Brown, the first Latino world champion who won flyweight and bantamweight titles in the 1940s. "I've been feeling the love from the British people since I arrived here on Monday".

Andy Murray determined to drown out distractions at ATP World Tour Finals

The Czechs won a fifth title in six years, their 10th overall, and became the first team to win three consecutive Fed Cups since Spain from 1993-95. Although he was dethroned after more than two years at the top of the world tennis rankings, the Serb can regain top spot should he win all his games this week.

Nishikori ready to face daunting Tour Finals group

Murray takes a 405 point ranking lead over Djokovic into the event and whoever goes further in the tournament will finish the year as number one. "Three Grand Slams in three years was something I never expected". That was Nishikori's first semi-final appearance at a major since his run to his only Grand Slam final in NY in 2014 and the 26-year-old hopes it is a sign he is finally ready to fulfil the potential that saw him labelled as a potential champion when he first burst onto the ATP Tour.

Wales put the boot into beleaguered South Africa with 27-13 victory

South Africa have lost seven of 11 Tests this year, equalling their record for the most defeats in a season since returning to worldwide rugby in 1992 from apartheid-induced isolation. Because of that, they should have a go in an absolutely fearless manner.With a backline of Faf de Klerk, Jantjies, Janse van Rensburg, Francois Venter, Ruan Combrinck, Jamba Ulengo and Johan Goosen, they seemingly have the right players to do that.

Buccaneers Looking To Stay On A Roll Against Seattle

Buccaneers Looking To Stay On A Roll Against Seattle

But for the first time in the Pete Carroll era, the Seahawks won't have Thomas as the last line of defense for the game Sunday at Tampa Bay , his streak of starting every game since 2010 (106 in the regular season and 118 overall) coming to an end due to a hamstring injury suffered last Sunday against the Eagles.

Coach Charlie Strong says he wants to stay at Texas

Strong will coach Texas in its regular-season finale against TCU on Friday with bowl eligibility and, possibly, his future on the line. Strong's buyout is a little over 10-million dollars. "We have one game left", senior safety Dylan Haines said. If Texas sticks to its public plan of waiting to "evaluate" him, Strong will undoubtedly be faced with more of the same speculation.