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Five surgeries later, Big Show returns with hopes of one more WrestleMania moment

It was a classic wrestling setup: Samoa Joe and Kevin Owens, ready to battle Seth Rollins and AOP on Monday Night Raw with a mystery partner. They stood on the ramp, their backs to the entranceway, the crowd quiet in anticipation of the needle drop of theme music which would trumpet that partner's arrival.Suddenly, the silence was cut with a single, instantly recognizable word: "Wellllllllllll ..."After a nearly two-year absence,
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Teacher Ode Osbourne hopes to provide kids good role model

Ode Osbourne isn’t just doing it for himself. He’s doing it for the kids. One of the newest members of the promotion’s bantamweight division, Osbourne (8-2 MMA, 0-0 UFC) will debut Jan. 18 at UFC 246 against Brian Kelleher (19-10 MMA, 3-3 UFC). But fighting isn’t his only profession. The 27-year-old also works as an assistant teacher in Grades 5 and 6 at Woodlands School in Milwaukee. Despite his newfound
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Formula E boss hopes racing series will ‘accelerate’ adoption of electric vehicles

Chief executive Jamie Reigle, who has replaced Formula E's founder Alejandro Agag, says the circuit espouses an environmental message and insists its carbon footprint is outweighed by the benefits."Climate crisis is very real," Reigle told Nicki Shields of CNN's Supercharged TV show. "The goal was to accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles because automobiles and transport contribute approximately 25 percent of carbon emissions globally. "So Alejandro's (Agag) vision was, if
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Titans’ Logan Ryan slams the door on Patriots’ playoff hopes with pick-six

Tennessee Titans cornerback Logan Ryan dropped one potential pick-six in Saturday's wild-card playoff game against the New England Patriots. He didn't drop the next one.With the Patriots at their 1-yard line with 15 seconds left, quarterback Tom Brady needed some magic, but the Patriots didn't get it this time, as Ryan collected a deflected pass and took it into the end zone to give the Titans the deciding 20-13 score.It
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Joanne hopes win over Watanabe will earn title shot

TOKYO – Ilara Joanne has updated her ‘kill list’. Joanne (9-4 MMA, 1-0 BMMA) takes on undefeated judoka Kana Watanabe this Saturday (Sunday locally), where she hopes a win will lead to a title shot against Bellator flyweight champ Ilima-Lei Macfarlane. In her last outing, Macfarlane notched her fourth successful title defense, when she defeated Kate Jackson via unanimous decision at Bellator 236. And from what Joanne saw of Macfarlane’s
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Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba hopes to ‘make people talk’ with anti-racism wristbands

Pogba had black and white wristbands made with the messages "no to racism" and "we are one" on them. The 26-year-old and his teammates wore them in the warmup to United's 4-1 win over Newcastle at Old Trafford on Boxing Day.After the win, the France international -- who handed his band to a fan -- confirmed that the wristbands were his idea."I've been thinking about doing this, but I don't
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Gus Kenworthy: Olympic ski star and actor hopes to leave legacy for LGBT community

What's the correlation between the three? It's Gus Kenworthy. The ski star was born in Chelmsford, northeast of London, to a British mother and an American father before moving to Telluride, Colorado, at age 2. "We fell in love with skiing together," Kenworthy told CNN Sport's Alex Thomas. "She learned when she was 40 and I was 3. I just want to do it for my mum. She's been my
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Ray Cooper III hopes to reward family after PFL 2019 Championship

Ray Cooper III doesn’t want to let “it” happen again. In the 2018 PFL welterweight tournament, Cooper made his presence known on the national scene. A relative unknown, he worked his way through the regular season and into the playoffs. Eventually, Cooper worked his way to the PFL 2018 Championship final, when he took on surging Magomed Magomedkerimov. Last New Year’s Eve, Cooper’s storybook ending was spoiled. The Hawaiian was
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Veta Arteaga hopes win over Alejandra Lara earns her second title shot

HONOLULU – Veta Arteaga fell short in claiming Bellator’s women’s flyweight title but hopes to get right back into contention this weekend. Arteaga (5-3 MMA, 4-3 BMMA) takes on fellow former title challenger Alejandra Lara (8-3 MMA, 2-2 BMMA) at Friday’s “Bellator and USO Present: Salute the Troops 2019” card, where she hopes a win would earn her another crack at the title. In her past outing at Bellator 220