Tyson Fury Defeats Deontay Wilder in TKO Win

Tyson Fury Defeats Deontay Wilder in TKO Win The fight ended in the 7th round when Wilder's corner threw in the towel. Fury retained the lineal heavyweight championship and claimed Wilder's WBC heavyweight title with the win. The fight was a rematch from Dec. 2018, which ended in a controversial split draw. Fury scored a pair of knockdowns and improved his record to 30-0-1 all-time. It was Wilder's first career loss, whose overall record is now 42-1-1. Tyson Fury, via statement Wilder, whose ear was bleeding during the fight, did not need to be taken to the hospital after the fight. Deontay Wilder, via statement

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Many teams want to scrap video review for pass…

The NFL's video review system for pass interference calls could be scrapped after one season

Ken Peters, AP sports writer who covered Olympics…

Ken Peters, who covered multiple Olympics and other major events during a nearly 35-year career as a sports writer for The Associated Press, has died

Marshawn Lynch Has 'Substantial Role' in…

Marshawn Lynch Has 'Substantial Role' in 'Westworld' Season 3 In the new trailer for the third season of HBO's 'Westworld,' Lynch was briefly featured in a scene with Aaron Paul. An HBO spokesperson said Lynch will have a "fun and pretty substantial role" in the new season. Lynch returned to the NFL late last season for the Seattle Seahawks. The running back scored three touchdowns in two playoff games. Lynch had last played for the Raiders on Oct. 14, 2018, where he suffered a season-ending groin injury. The 'Westworld' season 3 premiere will air on HBO on March 15.

AP Top 25 Podcast: Georgia's Smart move targets…

Georgia football coach Kirby Smart is trying to turn his program into the Alabama of the SEC East

Burrow shows Cincy some love, NFL teams drool…

The NFL scouting combine kicked off a busy week with general managers and coaches talking up this year's crop of wide receivers and projected top overall draft pick Joe Burrow showing Cincinnati some love

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LeBron James Sued for $33 Million Over ‘I Am Mo…

LeBron James Sued for $33 Million Over ‘I Am More Than An Athlete’ Slogan LeBron James and his company, Uninterrupted, are being sued for allegedly stealing their ‘I Am More Than An Athlete’ slogan. James first adopted the slogan in 2018, and has since used it throughout his brand and in partnerships with ESPN, Nike and Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. The $33 million claim is being filed by Game Plan, a non-profit youth organization located in Maryland. According to Game Plan, James’ use of the slogan infringes on their copyright, which they claim was trademarked back in 2016. The non-profit even claims to know the instance when James first saw the slogan, at a game between the Washington Wizards and the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2017. Game Plan, via Hypebeast Uninterrupted has dismissed the allegations, saying they are “meritless.” Uninterrupted, via Hypebeast

Tagovailoa looking forward to going full speed in…

Quarterback Tua Tagovailoa has scheduled his Pro Day workout for April 9, one month after he says he will be cleared to resume full football activities

Player reps send new CBA to union members for…

The NFL moved closer to labor peace for another decade early Wednesday as player representatives voted to send a new deal already approved by the owners to the full union membership

Joel Embiid Says He Is the 'Best Player in the…

Joel Embiid Says He Is the 'Best Player in the World' After Dominant Performance The 76ers star had 39 points and 16 rebounds on Thursday night in Philadelphia's 112-104 overtime victory against the Brooklyn Nets. Joel Embiid, via statement Joel Embiid, via statement Embiid's All-Star teammate, Ben Simmons, did not play on Thursday due to back tightness, but Tobias Harris had 22 points, 12 rebounds and 6 assists. Tobias Harris, via statement Tobias Harris, via statement

Ohio State's Day gets 3-year contract extension…

Ohio State football coach Ryan Day is getting a three-year contract extension and a raise

Famed coach Tuberville runs for Senate seat as an…

Former Auburn University football coach Tommy Tuberville is stressing his status as a political outsider in his bid for U.S. Senate

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David Ortiz Calls Astros Whistleblower Mike Fiers…

David Ortiz Calls Astros Whistleblower Mike Fiers a 'Snitch' The Red Sox legend is sounding off on the sign-stealing scandal surrounding the Houston Astros. At Boston's spring training this week, he called out Oakland A's pitcher Mike Fiers, whose public comments on the scheme started the MLB controversy. Ortiz said he was not happy Fiers revealed everything after winning a championship with Houston in 2017. David Ortiz, via press pool Ortiz added that MLB commissioner Rob Manfred should receive less criticism for his handling of the situation. David Ortiz, via press pool David Ortiz, via press pool