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Georges St-Pierre Gave Away His New UFC Middleweight Belt

It's not his fault. But Bisping busted open St-Pierre's nose, smothering both fighters in blood as they wrestled on the mat before getting up looking like they'd just left the set of a horror film. St-Pierre wrote on Instagram: 'Happy to give my new middleweight belt to coach Victor - I owe a big part of my success in the octagon to the Montreal Wrestling Club and YMHA!' "St-Pierre said.


Northern Ireland must 'channel the anger' over penalty decision - O'Neill

Northern Ireland must 'channel the anger' over penalty decision - O'Neill

Northern Ireland's Gareth McAuley remonstrates with referee Ovidiu Hategan at the end of the match. Northern Ireland forward Jamie Ward says the team will thrive as underdogs against Switzerland in the Russian Federation 2018 play-offs as they seek to qualify for their first World Cup since 1986.


Lewis Hamilton refuses to comment on tax avoidance allegations

Lewis Hamilton refuses to comment on tax avoidance allegations

On the track, Hamilton says he is determined to avoid repeating what happened when he last won the world title in 2015. After all, a win this weekend will give Hamilton 10 victories this season, thus giving him four straight seasons of double-digit wins, something no other driver has ever even been able to do two consecutive Formula One seasons.


Claimed on waivers by New England

Claimed on waivers by New England

Bennett was notably waived by the Packers earlier in the week while never reaching the open market as New England has reportedly executed a reunion. While it remains to be seen how that ailment will affect Bennett's availability going forward, scooping him up now is a classic Patriots move. Bennett was a major disappointment on the field during the first half of the season.


Another injury scare for England as Ball sprains ankle

Another injury scare for England as Ball sprains ankle

Finn was injured in practice last week in Perth shortly after the squad arrived in Australia and has been ruled out of after medical scans revealed torn cartilage in his left knee. With their fast-bowling options fast dwindling, the visitors will be hoping that Ball's injury is not threatening with the first Ashes Test looming large on the horizon.


Rick Pitino knew about payment to recruit

Rick Pitino knew about payment to recruit

Bowen's former AAU coach, Christian Dawkins , also was involved. Pitino's attorney, Steve Pence, released a statement saying that the claims that the coach was aware of or participated in any payments to recruits is "false, misleading and defamatory".