Month: December 2017

PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers are planning to rest quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and running back Le’Veon Bell in Sunday’s season finale against the Cleveland Browns, according to sources. Players were told during the week that Roethlisberger and Bell would sit out the game and that Landry Jones would start at quarterback, the sources said. The
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LAS VEGAS — Cris Cyborg dominated overmatched opponents for so many years, it became hard to tell how she’d respond to a competitive fight. She responded incredibly well to one on Saturday. Cyborg (19-1) recorded her first defense of the UFC’s featherweight championship on Saturday, defeating former bantamweight titleholder Holly Holm via unanimous decision at
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LAS VEGAS — Khabib Nurmagomedov appears to be on the verge of taking over the UFC’s lightweight division. Again. Nurmagomedov (25-0) remained perfect at UFC 219 on Saturday, as he thoroughly manhandled Edson Barboza (19-5) in a unanimous decision. The 155-pound contest served as the co-main event inside T-Mobile Arena. Judges appropriately scored the contest
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ARCADIA, Calif. — In the nick of time, Daddys Lil Darling became a Grade 1 winner in Saturday’s $301,380 American Oaks for 3-year-old fillies at Santa Anita. The American Oaks was the final Grade 1 of 2017 and was Daddys Lil Darling sixth appearance in such a race this year. “She’s a special horse and
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