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Usman silences Covington with 5th-round TKO

Kamaru Usman finished the trash-talking Colby Covington with just 50 seconds left in the final round Saturday night to retain his UFC welterweight title at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

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What's next for Kamaru Usman, Alexander Volkanovski and other standouts after UFC 245?

UFC 245 featured three title fights, big knockouts and altered expectations for many fighters on the card. Where do we go from here?

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What your life is like when you're suspended from the NBA

Brooklyn's Wilson Chandler is serving the last of a 25-game suspension, a two-month exile full of reflection, worry and waiting.

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English Premier League


Salah 9/10 as league leaders Liverpool keep rolling

It wasn't Liverpool's best display but two goals from Mo Salah ensured that Jurgen Klopp's team remained in charge of the title race.

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Mount 4/10 in Chelsea's shock defeat

Chelsea's young playmaker was notably off the pace on Saturday as the Blues stumbled to a surprising defeat.



Crawford pours it on late, finishes Kavaliauskas

Terence Crawford weathered an early challenge from Egidijus Kavaliauskas before closing the show in dominant fashion, scoring three knockdowns in a ninth-round TKO victory to retain his title.

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What's next for Crawford, and does Lopez have what it takes to beat Lomachenko?

Our boxing experts (and Vasiliy Lomachenko) give their instant reactions to Saturday's title fights and the immediate implications.

College football


The plays and moments that defined Joe Burrow's race to the Heisman

Joe Burrow entered the season as an afterthought in the Heisman race, but on Saturday night he lifted the trophy. Here's how he got there.

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LSU QB Burrow takes home Heisman

Senior QB Joe Burrow, who threw for 4,715 yards and an SEC-record 48 TD passes this season, became just the second player in LSU history to capture the Heisman Trophy, joining running back Billy Cannon (1959).

Burrow: Football has connected me with Louisiana


Tebow credits Burrow's heart for breakout season


Chase Young didn't think too much about Heisman


The story behind Desmond Howard's Heisman pose


South African cricket

A new dawn?

Beware of South Africa's spirit, England

With Graeme Smith and Mark Boucher at the helm, South Africa no longer look as rocky as they did a month ago. England have been warned.

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Mark Boucher appointed South Africa head coach till 2023

Enoch Nkwe to work with the former wicketkeeper-batsman as assistant coach

Transfer talk

Transfer Talk: Juventus join race for Man Utd target Haaland

Man United may have thought that they were favorites to sign Erling Haaland, but a new suitor has entered the frame. Transfer Talk has the latest.

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If the Premier League did trades like NBA or MLB

Player-for-player swaps are rare in soccer but here are some trades we would make if we could.



Bronny shows out in front of dad, clutch in Sierra Canyon's win


Bronny steals inbounds and drives in for clutch layup


Bronny drops in deep floater


LeBron: I'm more nervous than my son


Bronny uses the left hand on nifty layup, dad approves


LeBron arrives to watch Bronny play


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