Morales brings MMA to county | Sports

Fighter, promoter wants to see sport grow A local mixed martial arts (MMA) enthusiast is working to bring more attention to the sport in Calhoun County. Tap or Scrap, an amateur MMA competition hosted at the Bauer Community Center on June 10, was an instant success. “It was sold out,” Peter Morales, the event coordinator … Read more

Adedayo Odeleye: British NFL rookie on joining the Houston Texans, watching Aaron Donald, facing Laremy Tunsil and his love of Xs and Os | NFL News

Dayo Odeleye during Texans rookie mini-camp It’s 7.15am in Houston, but mid-morning for Texans defensive end Adedayo Odeleye as he sits down, proudly sporting team apparel, to chat to Sky Sports having been awake for well over two hours. The former Loughborough student admits the crack-of-dawn rises are proving far easier at the start of … Read more

Hutton retires from the NHL | Local Sports

Opportunities are what you make of them and Carter Hutton certainly made the most of his. Now it will be the time for Hutton to sit back and reflect on each of them as the 36-year-old goaltender has opted to retire, which sees his decade-long National Hockey League career come to a close. Featuring NHL … Read more

Floyd Mayweather will take on MMA star Mikuru Asakura, with a fight set to take place in Japan

Floyd Mayweather will take on little-known MMA star Mikuru Asakura as the 45-year-old boxing legend announces his fourth exhibition bout since retiring in 2017, with fight set to take place in Japan in September Floyd Mayweather is scheduled to take on Japanese MMA star Mikuru Asakura The 29-year-old Japanese is a former two-division champion with … Read more

GRAPHIC CONTENT WARNING: Aussie MMA fighter suffers a sickening broken leg during title bout

GRAPHIC CONTENT WARNING: Aussie MMA fighter suffers a sickening broken leg as he kicks opponent during title bout Jack Becker suffered a broken leg against Aidan Aguilera in Perth on Saturday He threw a leg kick and his ankle twisted awkwardly as he hit Aguilera Becker crumpled to the canvas as he put weight back … Read more

Grapevines: 10,000 Degrees Celebrates “ONE Amazing Community” at Napa “satellite soirée” | Milestones

FOR THE REGISTER 10,000 Degrees, an organization “dedicated to empowering students to enter and graduate college in seven Bay Area counties,” hosted its annual fundraiser gala, ONE Amazing Community, on May 7 in Novato. ONE Amazing Community also included five satellite soirées in four of the seven regions 10,000 Degrees serves: Napa, San Francisco, South … Read more

Column: NHL’s Hurricanes are the minnows of the Metro | Sports News

DAVID DREYER Lenoir-Rhyne University The Hartford Whalers became the Carolina Hurricanes when they relocated to Raleigh in 1997. “Hurricanes” is seemingly a fitting moniker for a team based in North Carolina. But perhaps keeping the name the “Whalers” would have been more appropriate. Not because North Carolina is known for whaling. But because as a … Read more

Antonio Brown wants to ‘retire a Steeler’, says troubled NFL receiver | NFL News

Antonio Brown tweets: “Just wanna Retire A Steeler”, later pinning the post to the top of his profile and adding in a follow-up: “Not Play Jus Retire so we Clear”; the 33-year-old was released by the Buccaneers after leaving mid-way through a Week 17 game during the 2021 season Last Updated: 17/05/22 12:01 am Antonio … Read more

The NBA’s international stars are taking over the league and this could be just the beginning

Far away from the glitz and glamor where he showcases his many skills, Nikola Jokic is being presented with the trophy given to the National Basketball Association’s (NBA) Most Valuable Player (MVP) outside a horse stable in his home country. After another dominant year, Jokic was named MVP for the second straight season, in doing … Read more

BenFred: The NHL playoffs finally feel right again, and Berube’s Blues are built for it | Ben Frederickson

Blues coach Craig Berube said something funny the other day that doubled as a reminder of why the NHL playoffs are finally back to feeling right. It was after the Blues won Game 4 of this first-round series against the Wild. Jordan Kyrou had played great. The young All-Star forward netted two goals, but Berube … Read more