USA Today Dana White implies Jon Jones’ past hurt potential paydays: ‘He could have been the LeBron of this sport’

USA Today Dana White implies Jon Jones’ past hurt potential paydays: ‘He could have...

By Nolan King and John Morgan | May 31, 2020 1:00 am LAS VEGAS – UFC president Dana White is doubling down. At Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 9 post-fight news conference, White was asked about Jon Jones’ recent claims that he lied about a series of text messages. “What do you do?” White said. “Who…
2020/05/31 04:00 GMT

2020/05/31 04:00 GMT

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This Day in History: May 31

This Day in History: May 31

On this day, May 31 …  2014: Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the only American soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan, is freed by the Taliban in exchange for five Afghan detainees from the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. (Bergdahl, who'd gone missing in June 2009, would later plead guilty to endangering his comrades by walking away…
Philadelphia police say George Floyd unrest leaves more than a dozen officers injured

Philadelphia police say George Floyd unrest leaves more than a dozen officers injured

More than a dozen Philadelphia police officers were injured Saturday as protests in response to the death of George Floyd turned violent.Authorities late Saturday night said a Philadelphia police officer was struck by a car in Center City, according to FOX 29 of Philadelphia.ANOTHER NIGHT OF RIOTS ERUPT IN US AS PROTESTERS, POLICE CLASH IN…
News For father battling cancer, a graduation to victory lane

News For father battling cancer, a graduation to victory lane

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jacob Foxworthy and his parents waited patiently as their car crawled through pit road at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on this most unusual of graduation days. When his turn came, the Speedway High School senior climbed out and walked across the race track’s iconic yard of bricks, his mother and father holding hands…
News US Open plan in works, including group flights, COVID tests

News US Open plan in works, including group flights, COVID tests

Charter flights to ferry U.S. Open tennis players and limited entourages from Europe, South America and the Middle East to New York. Negative COVID-19 tests before traveling. Centralized housing. Daily temperature checks. No spectators. Fewer on-court officials. No locker-room access on practice days. All are among the scenarios being considered for the 2020 U.S. Open…