Sinclair Broadcast to acquire Disney’s regional sports networks in over $10billion deal

Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc, the largest U.S. broadcast station owner, has reached a deal valued at more than $10 billion to buy 21 regional sports networks from Walt Disney Co, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday. The deal, which would include sports channels in Los Angeles and Detroit, is expected to be announced as… Read More Sinclair Broadcast to acquire Disney’s regional sports networks in over $10billion deal

Tiger Woods wins fifth Masters to end 11-year game drought

Tiger Woods completed one of sport’s greatest comebacks to end an 11-year major title drought at the Masters on Sunday by claiming a fifth Green Jacket. A gritty two-under 70 clinched a one-shot victory over Dustin Johnson, Brooks Koepka and Xander Schauffele and earned the 43-year-old a 15th major title that many thought would never… Read More Tiger Woods wins fifth Masters to end 11-year game drought

Nigerian UFC fighter Israel Adesanya defeats opponent Kelvin Gastelum

Nigerian-born fighter Israel Adesanya knocked out his American opponent Kelvin Gastelum twice in the main event of the UFC 236 and claimed the UFC interim middleweight title on Sunday morning. The Nigerian was announced the winner via unanimous decision in an epic five-round fight that would go down as a classic. Adesanya (17-0) repeatedly dropped… Read More Nigerian UFC fighter Israel Adesanya defeats opponent Kelvin Gastelum

Nigerian forward Peter Osaze Odewingie announces retirement from football

Former Super Eagles forward, Peter Osaze Odemwingie, has announced his retirement from football at the age of 37. The former West Brom and Stoke striker who played for Nigeria more than 60 times, scoring at the 2014 World Cup, including scoring 36 goals in 129 Premier League appearances between 2010 and 2016, made the announcement… Read More Nigerian forward Peter Osaze Odewingie announces retirement from football

MMA fighter Conor McGregor arrested in Florida for smashing fan’s phone

Conor McGregor was arrested in Miami Beach on Monday after a fan said the Irish mixed martial arts fighter smashed his phone and walked off with the shattered remains, police records show. McGregor was booked into a correctional center on suspicion of robbery and criminal mischief, according to an arrest affidavit. The incident took place… Read More MMA fighter Conor McGregor arrested in Florida for smashing fan’s phone