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Mikaela Shiffrin: ‘I’d rather be hunting than hunted’ in ski career

Mikaela Shiffrin: ‘I’d rather be hunting than hunted’ in ski career

She’s been known to vomit because of the pressure before races, but Mikaela Shiffrin has credited a change in her mentality as key to her tearing through the record books. Shiffrin continued her dominance of women’s ski racing with an 11th win of the season in Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy Sunday — a mastery of her…MORE

Manny Pacquiao challenges Floyd Mayweather to a rematch

Manny Pacquiao challenges Floyd Mayweather to a rematch

It was almost three years ago that Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather fought in the “Fight of the Century” and now the 40-year-old Pacquiao wants to avenge his 2015 defeat. After retaining his WBA world welterweight title on Saturday, the Filipino challenged five-weight world champion Mayweather, 41, to a rematch. The retired Mayweather was ringside…MORE

Weekend in Sport: Federer comes up short in Melbourne; Lacazette leads dominant Arsenal over Chelsea; Mayweather-Pacquiao II mooted

Weekend in Sport: Federer comes up short in Melbourne; Lacazette leads dominant Arsenal over Chelsea; Mayweather-Pacquiao II mooted

Reigning Aussie Open champ Federer beaten by young gun… Arsenal dominates Chelsea for crucial Premier League win… Shiffrin continues dominance in Italy… Pac-Man calls out Mayweather after dominating Broner. This is your weekend of sport. Federer crashes out… but can anyone stop Djokovic? They say: never meet your heroes. Stefanos Tsitsipas might disagree. The 20-year-old…MORE

Mikaela Shiffrin wins Cortina Super G but Lindsay Vonn fails to finish

Mikaela Shiffrin wins Cortina Super G but Lindsay Vonn fails to finish

It is a tale of two Americans at opposite ends of their glorious careers. While Mikaela Shiffrin continued her march towards greatness with a Super G win in Cortina on Sunday — her 54th career World Cup win — Lindsey Vonn failed to finish what is likely to be her last competitive outing on the…MORE

New England Patriots will face Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl LIII

New England Patriots will face Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl LIII

Los Angeles went more than two decades without an NFL team. Now, it has one playing for a championship. The Rams never led in regulation, but with a 57-yard field goal by Greg Zuerlein in overtime, Los Angeles has advanced to Super Bowl LIII with a 26-23 win, shocking the Saints in the NFC title…MORE

Maria Sharapova beats defending champion Caroline Wozniacki at Australian Open

Maria Sharapova beats defending champion Caroline Wozniacki at Australian Open

Maria Sharapova outlasting roadrunner Caroline Wozniacki in lengthy rallies? A few years ago it wouldn’t have seemed possible. But it happened Friday at the Australian Open as Sharapova toppled the defending champion in an absorbing three-set duel on Rod Laver Arena, 6-4 3-6 6-3. Perhaps that should come as only a mild surprise, since the…MORE

Nishikori wins Australian Open epic, Halep survives again

Nishikori wins Australian Open epic, Halep survives again

For the second straight day at the Australian Open, a towering player hit 50 more aces than his shorter opponent. And for the second straight day, the ace king lost. Japan’s Kei Nishikori withstood 59 aces Thursday to defeat Ivo Karlovic 6-3 7-6 (8-6) 5-7 5-7 7-6 (10-7) in three hours, 48 minutes to reach…MORE

Report: Turkey seeks warrant for Knicks Enes Kanter

Report: Turkey seeks warrant for Knicks Enes Kanter

Turkey has put in an extradition request and requested an Interpol red notice for the arrest of NBA star Enes Kanter, according to Anadolu, a Turkish state news agency. The report says New York Knicks center Kanter is suspected of being part of a terror organization. According to a Turkish official with knowledge of the…MORE

Wengen’s classic downhill: Skiing’s oldest, longest, fastest race

Wengen’s classic downhill: Skiing’s oldest, longest, fastest race

It’s one of skiing’s classic races at an iconic venue on a leg-jellying track with a fearsome reputation. The Wengen downhill is the oldest, longest and fastest on the men’s World Cup circuit, and one of those titles coveted by the speed freaks, like a grand slam in tennis or a major in golf. Its…MORE