Sports 2022-08-25T21:57:29Z

The Sky's the limit for the New York Liberty, whose future on and off the court looks brighter than it's been in years

Three years after calling a glorified high school gym their home, the Liberty kept up with the reigning WNBA champions and set the stage for future success.
Sports 2022-08-25T14:21:01Z

Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney have breathed new life into their low-level Welsh soccer club — and invigorated the city of Wrexham itself

"Welcome to Wrexham" – an all-access docuseries showcasing Reynolds' and McElhenney's first two seasons at Wrexham – premiered on August 24.
Sports 2022-08-24T16:54:58Z

An American fighter channeled WWE icon The Undertaker with 'Tombstone Piledriver' finisher in UFC Contender Series battle

Contender Series winner Darrius Flowers earned a UFC deal for hitting his opponent with a move out of The Undertaker's playbook in WWE.
Sports 2022-08-24T16:47:42Z

Daniel Ricciardo and McLaren agree to part ways and star's Formula One future is likely down to 2 teams

Daniel Ricciardo and McLaren are going their separate ways after the 2022 season, opening door for top prospect Oscar Piastri.
Sports 2022-08-24T13:16:55Z

An unbeaten 21-year-old earned an instant UFC deal when his hook shot bounced his opponent off the cage

Dana White handed five UFC deals to winning athletes from Tuesday's episode of Contender Series as they all won in awesome ways.
Sports 2022-08-22T17:01:33Z

Dennis Rodman says he's going to Russia to help free Brittney Griner, but hostage negotiators think it's 'a terrible idea'

The former NBA star "is likely to complicate and hinder release efforts" by speaking with Putin, a senior Biden administration official told Insider.
Sports 2022-08-20T14:15:00Z

Kelsey Plum tracked down a fan with Stage IV cancer to give her the WNBA courtside experience of her dreams

The WNBA superstar told Insider that meeting the fan, Ashleigh Ahrens, gave her a renewed understanding that "life is so much bigger than basketball."
Sports 2022-08-18T19:52:32Z

I went to Floyd Mayweather's roller disco and it's amongst the most wholesome family-friendly fun you can have in Las Vegas

Our combat sports correspondent visited Skate Rock City in Las Vegas with his family — which is a Floyd Mayweather-owned business.
Sports 2022-08-18T17:36:34Z

Kahleah Copper capped her meteoric rise to WNBA superstardom with a spot on Gatorade's elite athlete roster

The athletic wing joins stars like Michael Jordan, Serena Williams, Lionel Messi, and Sky teammate Candace Parker on Gatorade's star roster.
Sports 2022-08-17T21:12:15Z

Kelsey Plum tracked down a fan with Stage IV cancer to give her the WNBA courtside experience of her dreams

The WNBA superstar told Insider that meeting the fan, Ashleigh Ahrens, gave her a renewed understanding that "life is so much bigger than basketball."
Sports 2022-08-17T03:19:13Z

Bruising and bloody knockouts dominated a wild, chaotic episode of Dana White's Contender Series

Nazim Sadykhov and Claudio Ribeiro are two of five fighters who earned UFC contracts on Dana White's Contender Series.
Sports 2022-08-15T20:29:02Z

A 19-year-old is taking the boxing world by storm as he keeps battering his opponents

Xander Zayas is developing into one of boxing's hottest commodities and threatened to upstage headline boxer Teofimo Lopez on Saturday.
Sports 2022-08-15T20:06:27Z

American boxer Adrien Broner withdraws from his weekend fight, citing mental health concerns

A replacement for Adrien Broner has already been found as Sergey Lipinets steps in to fight Omar Figueroa Jr. on Saturday.
Sports 2022-08-15T17:49:49Z

Brittney Griner appealed her 9-year Russian prison sentence, but the move is unlikely to free the WNBA star

The eight-time WNBA All-Star was convicted of drug smuggling in early August, but the US government maintains that she's wrongfully detained.
Sports 2022-08-14T10:17:29Z

A Bellator MMA fighter let his opponent hit him over and over so he could time the ultimate counter punch KO

Goiti Yamauchi beat Neiman Gracie by second-round knockout with an uppercut at Bellator 284 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
Sports 2022-08-11T14:54:31Z

The scientific theory of why some Americans don't want Brittney Griner to come home from a Russian prison

Plenty of Americans don't support the US government's efforts to bring Brittney Griner home. An expert in hostage taking and recovery explains why.
Sports 2022-08-10T17:08:40Z

Dana White killed a deal with Hulu because Mike Tyson was angry with the streaming giant

UFC boss Dana White said his friendship with Mike Tyson was more important than a lucrative Hulu deal, so he ended talks with the streaming giant.
Sports 2022-08-10T16:44:41Z

UFC boss Dana White, a friend of Trump's, called the FBI Mar-a-Lago raid 'madness'

Dana White said, "There's 10 other people's houses that should've been raided before his," when asked about the FBI's raid on Donald Trump's property.
Sports 2022-08-10T03:50:10Z

3 wannabe fighters impressed Dana White so much he gave them all UFC contracts

It was another electric night at Dana White's Contender Series but the biggest star of the night, Bo Nickal, has yet to win UFC boss White over.
Sports 2022-08-09T01:26:57Z

Boxing great Mike Tyson compared streaming giant Hulu to a 'slave master'

Mike Tyson has had choice words about Hulu before, and he did not pull his punches when talking about the unauthorized series they're airing.
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