UFC sold for $4 billion, White stays on to run promotion

LOS ANGELES - The UFC has been sold for approximately $4 billion to a group led by Hollywood talent agency WME-IMG. Read more

Jones denies PED use when test knocks him out of UFC 200

LAS VEGAS - Jon Jones has denied using any performance-enhancing substances after a positive drug test knocked him out of the main event at Saturday's UFC 200. Read more

Source: NHL settles on Vegas for expansion

The NHL is ready to roll the dice on Las Vegas. A person with direct knowledge of the NHL's decision says the league has settled on Las Vegas as its choice for expansion, provided organizers can come up with a $500 million fee. Read more

Ducks re-hire Carlyle as coach

ANAHEIM, Calif. - The Anaheim Ducks re-hired Randy Carlyle on Tuesday, welcoming back the franchise's only Stanley Cup-winning coach 4 1/2 years after firing him. Read more

Street fighter, MMA pioneer Kimbo Slice dead at 42

Kimbo Slice, the bearded street fighter who parlayed his internet popularity into a mixed martial arts career and worldwide fame, has died. He was 42. Read more

LA Rams find their QB, picking Cal's Jared Goff

LOS ANGELES - Welcome to Hollywood, Jared Goff. The Los Angeles Rams are returning home with a new face of the franchise after choosing the California quarterback with the first overall pick in the NFL draft on Thursday night. Read more

Sharapova says she failed drug test

LOS ANGELES - Tennis star Maria Sharapova says she failed a drug test at the Australian Open. The five-time major champion took full responsibility for her mistake when she made the announcement at a news conference Monday in Los Angeles. Read more

Rams begin taking ticket deposits

LOS ANGELES - The Rams got the response they craved when the franchise began taking deposits Monday for season tickets for its first season back in Los Angeles. Read more

After beating Aldo, McGregor wants to hold a second UFC belt

LAS VEGAS - Gab is just one of Conor McGregor's many gifts. The Irish star possesses a punching power that has made him an undisputed world champion in just seven UFC fights. Read more

USC names Helton permanent coach

LOS ANGELES - Clay Helton has twice taken charge of the Southern California football program in moments of crisis and steadied the Trojans with calm leadership. Read more

Bryant says he will retire at end of season

LOS ANGELES - Kobe Bryant has decided to retire after this season, ending his 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers. The 37-year-old Bryant made the announcement in a post on The Players' Tribune on Sunday. Read more

'Creed' balances brutality, theatricality

LOS ANGELES - Sylvester Stallone knows most of Rocky Balboa's famous fights would have been stopped by a real-life referee long before the battered and bloodied fictional heavyweight champion rallies his will to win. Read more

Blackhawks edge Tampa Bay, even series at two games

CHICAGO - Brandon Saad and the Chicago Blackhawks finally broke through Tampa Bay's rookie goalie and then barely hung on to even up the Stanley Cup Final. Read more

Ducks beat Chicago in OT in wild Game 5

ANAHEIM, Calif. - The Anaheim Ducks stumbled back to their dressing room after regulation in disbelief. Read more

Kruger puts Chicago past Ducks in 3rd OT

ANAHEIM, Calif. - Marcus Kruger deflected Brent Seabrook's shot 16:12 into the third overtime and the Chicago Blackhawks evened the Western Conference finals with a 3-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks in Game 2 on Tuesday night. Read more

Ducks' depth, Hawks' limits in spotlight for Game 2

ANAHEIM, Calif. - Kyle Palmieri hadn't scored a goal in the Anaheim Ducks' entire playoff run until he beat Corey Crawford in the Western Conference finals opener, sliding on his back in celebration of what turned out to be the game-winner. Read more

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