Report: Conor McGregor taken into police custody in Corsica for alleged attempted sexual assault, later released

Ex-UFC star Conor McGregor was taken into police custody Thursday on the Mediterranean island of Corsica for alleged attempted sexual assault and indecent exposure, according to a statement from the prosecutor's office to Agence France-Press.  A representative for McGregor told TMZ the former UFC star had been released Saturday following an interview with the authorities and that McGregor […]

Authentic wins the 146th Kentucky Derby ahead of favorite Tiz the Law

Authentic won the 146th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville on Saturday, edging Tiz the Law in the 1¼-mile race. Authentic, who finished in 2:00.61, gave Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert his record-tying sixth career win at the Kentucky Derby. It was the third Derby win for jockey John Velazquez. Tiz […]

Nike Honors Kobe Bryant's "Mamba Mentality" in New Short 'Better'

Nike is honoring Kobe Bryant‘s legacy with a new short film. Inspired by the late NBA legend’s steadfast work ethic, the video “celebrates the universal relevance of progress and highlights Kobe’s prolific desire for improvement.” Dubbed Better, the video runs at a minute and a half, narrated by Kendrick Lamar. “Kobe taught us to be […]

Timeline: The WNBA has been on forefront of racial justice movement for years

Sports and politics are as intertwined as ever. For the clearest illustration of that point, look no further than the tug-of-war between the WNBA and Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R-Ga.), who is up for reelection later this year. Co-owner of the Atlanta Dream, Loeffler, a self-labeled “political outsider,” assumed her Senate seat via appointment just eight months […]