NASCAR All-Star Race starting lineup; Kyle Busch to start first

will start on the pole for Sunday night’s NASCAR All-Star Race at Texas Motor Speedway after his pit crew helped him beat for the top starting spot. Blaney will start second. All 20 drivers already qualified for the All-Star Race took part in single-lap qualifying. The top eight competed in a head-to-head elimination bracket that … Read more

Fantasy Baseball: What will Chase Silseth do for an encore?

Fantasy baseball analyst Fred Zinkie looks ahead to Friday’s MLB slate and offers up his top tips. Pickup of the Day Christian Walker (1B, Arizona Diamondbacks, 25 percent rostered): Iheart managers are starting to jump on the Walker bandwagon, but there is plenty of room for more passengers. The slugger sits ninth in the Majors … Read more

UFC Fight Night 206 video: Chidi Njokuani demolishes Dusko Todorovic with brutal elbow knockout

Now that he’s finally in the UFC, isn’t messing around. Njokuani (22-7 MMA, 2-0 UFC) scored his third finish inside the octagon Saturday at by demolishing with a brutal elbow to knock him out at the 4:48 mark of the first round. Check out this violence (): This content is not available due to your … Read more

Kylian Mbappe celebrates new deal with hat-trick for PSG

Kylian Mbappe celebrated his new three-year deal with a hat-trick as Ligue 1 champions Paris St Germain signed off in style with a 5-0 rout of 10-man Metz. Mbappe, whose continued presence at the Parc des Princes was confirmed before kick-off, struck twice within four first-half minutes before Neymar made it 3-0, and then completed … Read more

David Benavidez batters, knocks out David Lemieux in Round 3

David Benavidez boldly sent a message to his rivals in both deed and words Saturday. First the super middleweight contender delivered a short, but fearful beating against overmatched David Lemieux before the fight was mercifully stopped in the third round in Glendale, California. And then he dared the top fighters at or near his weight … Read more

David Benavidez vs. David Lemieux: Live results, full coverage

Super middleweight contenders David Benavidez and David Lemieux are in a 12-round bout Saturday in Glendale Arizona (Showtime). Boxing Junkie will post results of the featured bouts on the card immediately after they end. Simply return to this post when the time comes. Also, full coverage – a fight story, photo gallery and analysis – … Read more

Mariners sign veteran slugger Justin Upton to 1-year deal

BOSTON (AP) — Looking to boost their lineup, the signed veteran slugger Justin Upton to a one-year contract Saturday. Upton, a four-time All-Star, was released by the on April 8 heading into the final season of a $106 million, five-year guaranteed contract. Seattle must pay him only a prorated share of the $700,000 major league … Read more

Jaylen Brown doesn’t mince words about Game 3 turnovers

This content is not available due to your privacy preferences. Update your settings here to see it. originally appeared on J dropped 40 points on the in Game 3, but one unflattering stat had him leaving TD Garden unsatisfied with his performance. The star turned the ball over a game-high seven times in Saturday night’s … Read more

Mookie Betts puts on a show, survives a scare as streaking Dodgers beat Phillies

There was a solo home run to left and two-run double to center. A rally-extending walk and game-saving outfield assist. Even when tumbled on Saturday night — literally crashing into the dirt while rounding second base in the fifth inning — rejoiced, breathing a sigh of relief after their star right fielder stayed in the … Read more