Will Selig's entry crack open door to Hall of Fame?

Born in Baltimore, he was an undersized soccer player who showed some promise as an aspiring journalist for the school paper at Towson University before focusing on becoming an educator. "I'm happy for him". "When I think of myself as a kid growing up and in your wildest dreams you couldn't imagine the things that have happened to me in the last 40 or 50 years and certainly in the last 20".

Conor McGregor denies relinquishing UFC featherweight title: 'I've still got that belt'

However, the UFC stripped McGregor of the featherweight title last Saturday so he could focus on the lightweight division. During a recent appearance in Northern Ireland, which was caught on camera and posted by TMZ , McGregor suggested he hadn't given up his 145-pound belt.

Everton hold United thanks to late Baines penalty

After being substituted during the win over West Ham due to injury, left back Luke Shaw is doubtful for the match against Everton , but Mourinho will welcome midfielders Paul Pogba and Marouane Fellaini back from suspension. "It's a problem that we are not getting the results we deserve". But I am happy that my team is playing really well, even in hard matches like this one.

Virat Kohli Says Indian Team Got Extra Motivation After Losing Mohali Toss

Parthiv Patel remained unbeaten on 67, his fifth Test half-century. While Australian captain Steve Smith holds the top spot followed by England's Joe Root in the second, India's Cheteswar Pujara occupies the eighth spot in the table.

Bolivia shuts down Colombia crash airline

Defender Alan Ruschel discovered on Thursday that the damage taken to his legs in the crash may not be serious enough to confine him to a wheelchair for the rest of his life, while even more positive news awaited fellow teammate and survivor Helio Neto on Friday after doctors told him that he could play football again .

Hesson ready for tough Australia challenge

At least, they celebrated inasmuch as they could: the next day eight of their Test XI were flying to Australia to defend the Chappell-Hadlee Trophy. I'd be very surprised if he doesn't play at some point in this series. That could open a spot for Auckland right-arm paceman Ferguson, who can bowl 150 kph (93 mph) but has limited first-class experience.

Caldwell-Pope scores 25 as balanced Pistons beat Celtics

Drummond was assessed a Flagrant Foul 2 and ejected from the game with 4:09 left in the first half of the Pistons' 112-89 win in Charlotte. He made all three of his shots at Miami - including one 3-pointer - and is 16-for-19 from the floor over a six-game span while making 7-of-8 triples.

Nuggets' Danilo Gallinari will play on Friday

But the Warriors ran off the next seven points, drawing even for the first time since the second quarter on a fast break hoops by Green with 5:10 to go. It's unclear whether Green will face further punishment for Thursday's incident, but he's clearly continuing to build a reputation as being one of the game's dirtiest players.

Argentina beat Croatia to clinch first Davis Cup title

He was two sets down to Marin Cilic yet managed to claw the match back. After briefly consulting the trainer, he kept grinding and eventually clawed his way to an incredible 6-7 (4), 2-6, 7-5, 6-4, 6-3 victory. "It will be super-tough for me, but I am confident we will all give our best", Delpo said. At the beginning of the bout, Cilic found a lot of success by attacking the backhand of Del Potro.

Deal Close: MK Dons expected to name new manager

Rotherham United have released a statement denying reports that they have made a move for Hearts manager Robbie Neilson. The 36-year-old travelled down to Buckinghamshire to discuss terms with Pete Winkelman and the Milton Keynes powers that be on Tuesday after taking a training session and it seems that Hearts are resigned to losing him.

As always, I will play to win: Tiger

Woods had planned a comeback in October at the PGA Tour's Safeway Open but withdrew saying he was not quite ready to return until now and, a month shy of his 41st birthday, he accepts that he can not compete at the top forever. Among all the talk of how close Woods and his team felt he was to returning to competition health and with a viable game, some fans seem to have adopted a "wake me up when he actually hits a shot" mentality.

Could DeMarcus Cousins Comments on Teaming Up with John Wall

For those who believe that Cousins is the elixir that will fix Washington's problems, please think again. The Kings shot 3-for-21 from three-point range overall, with Cousins missing 5 of 6 attempts. "We didn't make a lot of shots". Like a bad rash, the frustration spread around the Wizards' sideline and Coach Scott Brooks picked up the team's third technical foul - his coming after Andrew Nicholson had clearly committed a hard foul against Sacramento's Matt Barnes, wrapping an arm ...

Bills claw back to beat Jaguars, barely stay in the playoff hunt

There was also the case of multiple plays late in the game that didn't draw pass interference penalties against the Bills. Tyrod Taylor threw for 166 yards in 19 of 27 passes. The Bills also listed running back LeSean McCoy as questionable after he underwent thumb surgery this week. The Bills 6-foot-1, 211-pound wide receiver hasn't played since Week 2 due to severe discomfort in his surgically repaired foot, but has been working his way back into game-shape and is hopeful to make an ...

McCoy, Watkins through Jags game fine

Buffalo went into halftime trailing the upset-minded Jaguars 7-6 on Sunday at New Era Stadium. The next closest pass-catcher was LeSean McCoy's 31 yards. Buffalo Bills wide receiver Sammy Watkins is hoping to return for Sunday's game against the Jacksonville Jaguars after being designated to return this week from injured reserve.

UFC 206 main event confirmed

The UFC announced Saturday night the co-main event between top featherweight contenders Max Holloway and Anthony Pettis would be promoted to the main event. MMA Fighting reported that McGregor "never agreed to that decision", but the website noted that the company had the right to strip him of the title.

Griezmann happy in Madrid

It comes as no surprise to hear that the Premier League giants are keen on securing his signature. "It's true that one day, playing in the same club as Paul, that would be the best". "I had some doubts [about my future at Atletico Madrid] last summer when there were reports Simeone could leave", Griezmann told GQ. Having joined Atletico from Real Sociedad in 2014, Griezmann has emerged as one of Spanish football's leading marksmen.

Pochettino: Spurs would play Europa League home games at Wembley

Moussa Sissoko, a big-money signing from Newcastle United in August, has suggested fixtures in UEFA's second-tier competition should not take place at the 90,000-seat national stadium, which has been used for Tottenham's Champions League home games as White Hart Lane undergoes redevelopment.

Charlie Strong and Texas soundly beaten by TCU, 31-9

TCU's defense was absolutely stellar in this game, giving up just nine points, despite Texas finding themselves in the red zone four times. Texas (5-7, 3-6) running back D'Onta Foreman rushed for 165 yards for and passed 2,000 yards on the season.

Jordan Spieth wins Australian Open title after play-off

Spieth first rolled in a knee-knocking par putt at the 72nd hole to enter the playoff, before a 10-foot birdie at the first extra hole fell right in the middle of the cup and little-known Australian Ashley Hall was unable to respond. He has now teamed with South African bagman Dean Smith who caddied for An Byeong-hun when he won the PGA Championship on the European Tour previous year.

Arsene Wenger sets rough date for Santi Cazorla's Arsenal return

Arsenal will take on Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium on Sunday looking to extend their unbeaten run to 19 games in all competitions. "We are good enough to find solutions despite the fact he is not there". With Cazorla missing, Mohamed Elneny and Aaron Ramsey have been handed opportunities to partner Francis Coquelin in central midfield, but have failed to fully convince.