Adonis Stevenson vs. Oleksandr Gvozdyk

Share Tweet Share Share Email WBC Light Heavyweight champion Adonis “Superman” Stevenson (29-1-1, 24 KOs) defends his title against Oleksandr Gvozdyk (15-0, at the Videotron Centre in Quebec City, Canada on Saturday night, December 1, 2018. This championship fight will be on Showtime starting at 7:45 pm, EST leading into the Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury Showtime PPV card. Read on for a full preview and prediction for the Adonis Stevenson vs. Oleksandr Gvozdyk fight. MAIN STORYLINES Amanda Westcott/Showtime Adonis Stevenson is the longest tenured champion in the division, and in…

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Alabama’s Nick Saban Sends Support to Deontay Wilder

Share Tweet Share Share Email UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA HEAD FOOTBALL COACH NICK SABAN SENDS SUPPORT TO HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION DEONTAY WILDER AHEAD OF WORLD TITLE SHOWDOWN Alabama-Native Deontay Wilder Defends WBC Heavyweight Title Against Lineal Champion Tyson Fury This Saturday, December 1 on SHOWTIME PPV® from STAPLES Center in Los Angeles TUSCALOOSA, AL. (November 29, 2018) – University of Alabama head football coach Nick Saban has sent along a message of support for WBC Heavyweight Champion and Alabama’s own Deontay Wilder ahead of his world title defense against Tyson Fury this…

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3-way tie for lead in Bahamas with Woods at the bottom | Golf

Tony Finau had never seen Albany Golf Club until the pro-am at the Hero World Challenge, and one aspect of the course caught his eye immediately. “When I’m playing well, I feel like I can score on any golf course, especially a course that has five par 5s,” Finau said. He made birdie on four of them Saturday, leading him to a 5-under 67 that gave him a share of the lead with Henrik Stenson and Jon Rahm and set up a wide-open conclusion that could feature more than half…

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Bush leaves legacy of passion for golf and fast play

As much as former President George H.W. Bush loved golf, he was never on the course very long. For all his passion and heritage in golf – his grandfather and father were USGA presidents – the 41st president was mainly known for being the best example of the Rule 6-7: ”Play without undue delay.” Davis Love III discovered this during one outing at Cape Arundel Golf Club in Kennebunkport, Maine. ”We were playing and one of the Secret Service guys, his phone starts ringing,” Love said. ”He said, ‘Mr. President,…

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Shaq Lawson of Buffalo Bills fined for role in Leonard Fournette fight

NEW YORK — Bills defensive end Shaq Lawson was fined $33,425 for fighting by the NFL on Saturday. Lawson was ejected from Sunday’s 24-21 victory over Jacksonville for fighting with Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette. Fournette was suspended without pay for one game and will miss Sunday’s matchup with AFC South rival Indianapolis. The incident occurred with 2 minutes, 57 seconds left in the third quarter. Jaguars receiver Donte Moncrief had what was initially ruled a 30-yard touchdown reception at the left pylon. He was on the ground battling for…

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Tony Finau, Jon Rahm and Henrik Stenson share lead as Tiger Woods struggles

Tony Finau, Jon Rahm and Henrik Stenson go into the final round of the Hero World Challenge in a three-way tie for the lead. Rahm and Stenson led after two rounds and stay locked together after both posted third-round totals of 69 at New Providence in the Bahamas. They have been joined by Finau, who followed up a 64 with a 67. The 29-year-old bogeyed the second hole but did not drop another shot while posting six birdies. England’s Justin Rose is out of the picture (Getty) More Gary Woodland…

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Tiger Woods says the late president was ‘synonymous with golf’

George H.W. Bush and Tiger Woods at a Pro-Am round at the AT&T National held at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md. in 1997.(Photo: Mannie Garcia, US Presswire) NASSAU, Bahamas – Tiger Woods didn’t much want to talk about his round Saturday in the Hero World Challenge. But he fondly spoke to the times he spent with George Herbert Walker Bush, the 41st president of the United States who died Friday. He was 94. Bush was a World War II veteran, an ambassador to China, the CIA director, a vice…

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Alex Noren’s final five-hole stretch (which included a hole-in-one) was about as insane as it gets

For 13 holes, Alex Noren was having about as boring a round as you could imagine at the Hero World Challenge. He failed to make a single birdie on the front nine, carding a one-over 37 before making the turn and adding another bogey at the par-4 10th at Albany. Finally, he made his first birdie at the par-3 12th to stop the bleeding. After a par at 13, Noren proceeded to put together one of the most insane final five-hole stretches you’ll see all season. His lifeless round suddenly…

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William Nylander, Toronto Maple Leafs agree to 6-year, $41.77M deal

5:58 PM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN Forward William Nylander and the Toronto Maple Leafs ended their contract stalemate with a new six-year deal that was made public minutes before a 5 p.m. ET deadline that would determine his eligibility for this season. Nylander, 22, was a restricted free agent. His new deal pays him $41.77 million over six seasons, carrying an annual average value of $6.9 million against the salary cap. The first season carries a pro-rated $10 million salary that comes out to $6.77 million, including a $2 million signing…

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WATCH player toss club as phone goes off, still hit perfect drive

What it must be like to hit a perfect drive even when you get distracted mid-swing. S. Chikkarangappa was teeing off at the par-4 16th during the third round of the European Tour’s Afrasia Bank Mauritius Open when a disturbance popped up mid-swing. Right away it was clear: A phone had gone off. A loud one, too. That’s a brutal disturbance during a swing, and Chikkarangappa understandably acted upset. At the end of his follow through, he tossed his club and glared in the direction of the offending spectator. And yet,…

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