Mike Tyson close to boxing return amid $20 million opportunity

Mike Tyson close to boxing return amid $20 million opportunity

Mike Tyson is getting closer to a return to fighting — and it may not just be boxing. The former heavyweight champion is expected to be offered a contract by Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship that will exceed the $20 million pact the company extended to Tyson earlier this month and include charitable donations, the organization’s … Read more

Golf: Woods and Mickelson charity match proves a ratings hit

Golf: Woods and Mickelson charity match proves a ratings hit

FILE PHOTO: May 24, 2020; Hobe Sound, FL, USA; Tiger Woods and former NFL player Peyton Manning read a putt on the sixth green during The Match: Champions for Charity golf round at the Medalist Golf Club. Mandatory Credit: Handout Photo by Getty Images for The Match via USA TODAY Sports (Reuters) – The coronavirus … Read more

Surge in chess popularity creates drama, friction among grandmasters

Surge in chess popularity creates drama, friction among grandmasters

Chess has experienced a surge in popularity during the coronavirus pandemic, but the flock of new players to the game and rise of streaming on Twitch has disgruntled some old-guard grandmasters. Hikaru Nakamura, a grandmaster who is top-five ranked in rapid and blitz formats, has been the primary target of those unhappy with the dynamics over the past … Read more