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Conor McGregor releases boxing training video

Conor McGregor releases boxing training video

Nick Diaz turned down two fights. If money is the primary factor behind Diaz's recent apathy towards his MMA career, Dana White and the UFC may need to consider digging a little deeper if they intend to coax one of the more popular fighters on the roster into action.



Charles Oakley speaks out about altercation at Madison Square Garden

Several spectators told the New York Times that Oakley seemed calm at the start of the game, and they didn't see him interact with Dolan. "I was there for four minutes", Oakley told the New York Daily News , adding that he purchased his own ticket to attend the game.



Charles Oakley, ex-New York Knicks great, speaks out after ejection, arrest

The 53-year-old Oakley played for the Knicks from 1988-98, helping them reach the NBA Finals, but has a poor relationship with the team because of his criticism of Dolan, the Madison Square Garden chairman. I wish them all the luck and success on the basketball court. "I'm still going to cheer for the Knicks", he said, via ESPN . It would be hard for me to believe, Skip, that if I called the Denver Broncos and said 'I want to come see a ballgame, ' [that] they're going to ask me to pay for a ...



Derrick Williams to sign 10-day contract with Cavs

Williams comes to Cleveland with career averages of 9.1 points and 4.1 rebounds. He was released on Monday because the Heat needed to create a roster spot to sign forward Okaro White to a two-year contract. LeBron James has talked about the Cavs' need to add a playmaker, per McMenamin , and while Williams doesn't fit that description, he adds some frontcourt depth.


Third New England Patriots Player Declines White House Trip

Third New England Patriots Player Declines White House Trip

During an appearance on SportsCenter Wednesday, Hightower said he wouldn't go to the White House because he had already "been there, done that", according to ESPN.com's Mike Reiss . "I'm not going to the White House", McCourty told Time magazine. The Patriots have been linked to Trump because of the President's friendship with quarterback Tom Brady and his relationship with Patriots owner Robert Kraft and coach Bill Belichick, both of whom he's praised publicly.


Phil tweets shot at Carmelo, escalates feud

Phil tweets shot at Carmelo, escalates feud

This is the latest public critique from Jackson of Anthony, a player who the Knicks, at Jackson's request, have shopped to other teams in trade talks. Anthony has a no-trade clause in his contract and has been reluctant to waive it. Jackson publicly criticized Anthony as a ball stopper in December in an interview with CBS Sports Network.