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Tyron Woodley asks Dana White to apologize for criticizing his UFC 214 performance

UFC president Dana White wasn’t happy with what he saw from Tyron Woodley on Saturday night, and apparently the feeling is mutual. During an appearance on The MMA Hour on Monday afternoon, Woodley, who retained the welterweight title via a unanimous decision win over Demian Maia at UFC 214, demanded “a public apology” from his boss for comments made following the fight. “If you’re going to publicly scrutinize me — Dana White, he needs to apologize to me,” Woodley said. “I’ve done nothing but good stuff for the sport. I’ve…

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Tyron Woodley asks Dana White to apologize for criticizing his Saturday’s performance

UFC President Dana White wasn’t happy with what he saw from Tyron Woodley on Saturday night, and apparently the feeling is mutual. Appearing on The MMA Hour on Monday afternoon, Woodley – who retained the welterweight title by unanimous decision against Demian Maia at UFC 214 — demanded “a public apology” from his boss for comments made following the fight. “If you’re going to publically scrutinize me — Dana White — he needs to apologize to me,” Woodley says. “I’ve done nothing but good stuff for the sport. I’ve done…

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Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey — Could argue for ending awards

Russell Westbrook winning the MVP award over James Harden has Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey wondering if the NBA should just eliminate awards. Morey told The Crossover in a telephone interview that he has questions about the method of voting the league uses to name its award winners. Morey made his comments on Saturday but they weren’t published by the website until Monday. “I don’t know if this is a good process,” Morey told The Crossover. “The ones that are decided by players or executives or media, they all…

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Buffalo Sabres avoid arbitration by signing defenseman Nathan Beaulieu to 2-year deal

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Newly acquired Buffalo Sabres defenseman Nathan Beaulieu has agreed to a two-year, $4.8 million deal in foregoing the opportunity to have his contract determined at an arbitration hearing. The Sabres announced the agreement on Monday, five days before both sides were scheduled to present their case before an NHL arbitrator. Beaulieu was a restricted free agent. Buffalo gave up a third-round draft pick to acquire Beaulieu in a trade with Montreal on June 17 after the Canadiens were prepared to expose the player in the expansion draft….

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Sebastian Ofner advances as Nikoloz Basilashvili pulls out at Generali Open

KITZBUEHEL, Austria — Austrian qualifier Sebastian Ofner advanced to the second round of the Generali Open after 2016 finalist Nikoloz Basilashvili pulled out in the second set of their match on Monday. The Georgian lost the first set 7-5 and trailed 3-0 in the second when he withdrew with a hip injury. Last year Basilashvili became the first male player from Georgia to reach a tour final, which he lost to Paolo Lorenzi of Italy. Appearing in his second career tour-level event after reaching the third round at Wimbledon, Ofner…

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Joe Smith traded to Cleveland Indians by Toronto Blue Jays

The Cleveland Indians acquired reliever Joe Smith from the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday, according to Fox Sports. The Astros acquired another arm for the stretch run, trading for Blue Jays left-hander Francisco Liriano, a source told ESPN, confirming multiple reports. The right-handed Smith, 33, is 3-0 with a 3.28 ERA in 38 appearances this season. This is the second trade completed by the Blue Jays, who earlier sent left-handed starter Francisco Liriano to the Houston Astros, according to ESPN and multiple reports. Source link

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Dana White says Ronda Rousey’s likely exit isn’t sad, is ‘the way she wanted it’

LAS VEGAS — No one can say Ronda Rousey is officially retired from mixed martial arts, because she hasn’t spoken about fighting since her last loss seven months ago. UFC president Dana White has speculated Rousey, the most famous female fighter of all time, is probably done. He told ESPN she remains in the UFC’s anti-doping program, but there’s been no discussion regarding another fight. Ronda Rousey doesn’t apologize for her ambitions, Ramona Shelburne writes. But when Rousey fell apart after losing to Holly Holm, she was in a state…

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Columbus Blue Jackets coach John Tortorella gets 1-year extension

COLUMBUS, Ohio — John Tortorella of the Columbus Blue Jackets is getting a one-year contract extension following a season in which he was the NHL’s Coach of the Year. General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced the move Monday. Financial terms were not released. “John Tortorella and his coaching staff have done a terrific job since his arrival nearly two years ago,” general manager Jarmo Kekalainen said in a statement. “He is one of the top coaches in our game and we are excited about what lies ahead for our club with…

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Jon Jones a Vegas favorite in potential bout against Brock Lesnar

Moments after defeating Daniel Cormier on Saturday night to reclaim the UFC light heavyweight championship, Jon Jones made his preference for his next fight well known. He looked straight into the camera and said, “Brock Lesnar, you want to know what it feels like to get your ass kicked by someone 40 pounds lighter? Meet me in the Octagon.” One Las Vegas sportsbook is already taking wagers on the potential superfight. On Sunday, the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook opened odds on the potential bout with Jones a -300 favorite and…

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Rory McIlroy reportedly splits with longtime caddie J.P. Fitzgerald

Rory McIlroy has parted ways with his longtime caddie, J.P. Fitzgerald, according to a Reuters report citing an unnamed source. McIlroy’s manager, Sean O’Flaherty, said in a text to ESPN that “Rory will talk Wednesday and answer all questions” during a media session in advance of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational in Akron, Ohio. Fitzgerald has been on McIlroy’s bag for nine years, including four major championships. It was just less than two weeks ago, during the opening round of The Open at Royal Birkdale, when McIlroy credited Fitzgerald with giving him…

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