The ex-UFC fighter, who now serves as a MMA referee/judge/colour commentator, gives his takes on how well the debut of “Fight Island” went, Dana White publicly criticizing his judges, Kamaru Usman’s successful but boring fighting style, and if Paige VanZant revealed that she isn’t ready for the UFC.

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From 17th on the grid to sixth at the flag, Sergio Perez pulled off a masterful recovery drive in the Styrian Grand Prix that saw him deservedly named as Driver of the Day.

The Racing Point driver once again proved why he is the most underrated star in F1, soaring through the field in the unsurprisingly quick and well-balanced RP20.

Dubbed the ‘Pink Mercedes’, because it bears a strong resemblance to 2019’s championship-winning car, this may finally be the year when Perez gets the recognition he deserves.

Starting from near the back on Sunday, he stormed to 13th by the

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Kevin Molino scored in the seventh-minute of second-half stoppage time as Minnesota United rallied with two late goals to beat Sporting Kansas City 2-1 on Sunday night in the MLS is Back tournament.

The opener of Group D was highly entertaining and switched midway through the second half after Sporting Kansas City was the dominant side early in the match. Minnesota stole the victory with two goals in stoppage time as Kansas City was unable to hold on after going down to 10-men.

Minnesota pulled even in the second-minute of stoppage time after Jan Gregus’

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LOS ANGELES — Anthony Davis will wear his own name on the back of his jersey when the Los Angeles Lakers return to action.

Davis confirmed his decision Sunday in a conference call from Orlando, where the Western Conference-leading Lakers are beginning team workouts.

Davis and LeBron James both declined to choose a social justice message to replace their names on the back of their jerseys during the NBA restart.

Davis, a seven-time NBA All-Star, said he was “torn between” choosing from among the 29 approved messages and sticking with his name.

“For me, I think the name `Davis’ is

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SPARTA, Ky. — Cole Custer saw an opening and, with help from a friend, squeezed through for the most fulfilling moment of his young racing career.

Custer became the first rookie regular to win in the NASCAR Cup Series in nearly four years, surging to the lead in a four-wide, final-lap scramble Sunday at Kentucky Speedway.

Kevin Harvick and Martin Truex Jr. were dueling side by side for the lead on the Lap 266 final restart when Custer — with a push from Matt DiBenedetto on the outside — made his move from sixth in the No. 41 Stewart-Haas Racing

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DUBLIN, Ohio — Collin Morikawa figured his tournament was over if he didn’t make a 5-foot par putt on the 15th hole at Muirfield Village.

He couldn’t have imagined all the fun was just starting.

Still three shots behind Justin Thomas with three holes to play, Morikawa made only one birdie and it was enough for a 6-under 66 to force a playoff.

The three times he played the 18th hole, he twice could only watch as Thomas had 10-foot putts for the win.

The other time, Morikawa had to make a 25-foot putt to keep playing.

The only dull

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Kamaru Usman defended his welterweight title at UFC 251, but let’s be clear, he did not earn Jorge Masvidal’s BMF belt because of the way in which he got his hand raised.

There was plenty to appreciate about Usman’s performance and it’s hard to imagine any welterweight taking the title away from him anytime soon, but at the end of the day, it was a boring fight save for a few moments from Masvidal in the opening round.

UFC president Dana White said Friday that UFC 251 was trending towards being one of the most successful events in company history

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