FA awaiting Mourinho referee report

The FA is awaiting referee Clattenburg’s report before deciding on any further steps to take regarding Mourinho’s conduct in Manchester United’s 0-0 draw against Burnley. Mourinho had been incensed by the failure to award Matteo Darmian a penalty after he had fallen in the box following a touch from Jon Flanagan.

Scores against Southampton

Hazard scores the first goal against Southampton, capitalising on poor marking before cutting inside Steven Davis and powering a shot through the legs of keeper Fraser Forster. It is his third goal in three consecutive Premier League games for the first tim. He also provides the pass from which Costa added Chelsea’s second.

‘I’m coming alive’

The Mac Life releases a video of McGregor hard sparring with Danis and other fighters in New York. McGregor: You might think somethings going to happen but then something else will happen. So today we spar. Solid, hard sparring. Fresh bodies coming in, a good diverse mix of partners. Dillon Danis; the boy’s 185-pounds. He’s a […]

LinkedIn newslines moving to Facebook, Twitter

Update: LinkedIn Restores Newsline Pages Short version: Due to censorship and excessively harsh treatment, we are moving our newslines off of LinkedIn. Please re-subscribe to our newslines on Twitter and Facebook. Elon Musk Donald Trump Mark Zuckerberg Jeff Bezos Richard Branson Mark Cuban It has now been almost 48 hours since I asked Jeff Weiner, LinkedIn’s […]

Wins kickboxing debut

Elba wins his kickboxing debut at in London at the York Hall. He took the fight as a part of Idris Elba: Fighter, a three-part documentary where Elba trains across the world while learning the history of Muay Thai and kickboxing. The show is set to air on the Discovery Channel early 2017. Madonna films the bout. Idris Elba Smashes […]

Lopez beats Vasquez

Lopez stops Vazquez in the 11th round at the Roberto Clemente Coliseum in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Vasquez suffered an eye injury that caused him problems in the 11th. The southpaw Lopez then hit with a blizzard of punches to put him down on the canvas. The referee stops the fight immediately, at 2:29 of the round, […]

Attends suit fitting

The Mac Life releases a video of McGregor visiting his tailor, and getting fitted for a suit. I had one the other day a press conference. It was an older one, one of yours. So I had to drop by to get a newer one, 100%.

MSG gate record broken

White says UFC 205 has already broken the all-time gate record at Madison Square Garden. The gate record was set in 1999 with a boxing match between Evander Holyfield and Lennox Lewis which drew takings of $13.5 million at the door. The UFC’s own gate record of just over $12 million was set at UFC 129 […]

Talks about sparring knockout rumour

Kavanagh talks about the rumour that McGregor was knocked out during sparring. It just picked up steam very, very quickly and within minutes I’m getting my mother ringing me, saying: What the hell is after happening to Conor?

Praises McGregor

Johnson says McGregor’s success has opened the door for a lot of his fellow fighters to step through. Conor earns every penny that he gets; every cent, every dollar. I take nothing away from him – get it while you can. Our careers in this sport are pretty short. They can end in a split second. Some people […]

LinkedIn deletes Donald Trump news page

Update: LinkedIn Restores Newsline Pages Over the past six months, as a way to promote Newslines’ news aggregation skills, I’ve been building news pages about famous entrepreneurs using LinkedIn’s “Showcase” pages. As Newslines curates news about people, products, and companies, a Showcase page is ideal to “showcase” what we do. For at least an hour […]

Predicts win in nine minutes

Alvarez predicts a win over McGregor in under nine minutes. I think we do it under the nine-minute mark. Big, big heavy shots, he goes down and then submission. I can see it ending much like the (Nate) Diaz fight where I land the heavy shot and then I finish with a submission. From what I’ve seen in […]

NY sparring video

The Mac Life releases a second video of McGregor sparring with Danis and Grozdev in New York.

UFC 205 Extended Preview

McGregor and Alvarez appear in the extended preview for UFC 205. McGregor: No-one has had the deuce in the UFC, I’m gonna go and get them two belts and take out two divisions. If anyone can do it it’s me. no-one else can do it. Alvarez: This game is not a game about who says […]

Cejudo: ‘McGregor is the best fighter in the world’

Cejudo says McGregor will beat Alvarez. I like Eddie Alvarez a lot but if he stays on his feet with Conor, I think Conor is going to get him. Conor is a gamer, dude. I will never cross that dude out. I just won’t. His mindset is second to none. He’s special because of his mind and […]

COD interview

McGregor is interviewed about his appearance in Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare. He says the chance to play game bad guy Captain Bradley Fillion was something he couldn’t pass up. This is completely outside of the fight world. I didn’t think I would get on the front cover of a UFC video game. I saw a lot of […]

Rumour: Will take one-year break from UFC

According to friends, McGregor is planning to take a one-year break from UFC after 205 to settle down with Devlin, his long-term girlfriend. McGregor is set to make an announcement after the fight, but it it is not known whether it concerns a break. There has been no official statement from McGregor. Source: He’s telling people he wants […]

NY training video

The Mac Life releases a video of McGregor training with longtime coach Pikulskiy before working some cardiovascular training on the rowing machine.

Alvarez training with Bilharinho

Coach Henry tweets an image of Alvarez and Bilharinho, who is well known for having a fighting style similar to McGregor’s. Awesome work with champ It’s unclear at this time whether Bilharinho has been a regular part of Alvarez’s preparations for this fight or not. His participation may even have been limited to a single session. AWESOME workout […]

Undergoes DEXA scan

The Mac Life releases a video of McGregor undergoing a DEXA (dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry) scan, which measures fat and lean mass, and bone distribution throughout the entire body. He is also seen unfurling a “red panty day” Irish flag.

Talks McGregor strategy

Alvarez says he made the McGregor fight happen. I’m the one who made the Conor McGregor fight happen. He never had any intention of fighting me. Every time I said his name I didn’t get any response, I didn’t get anything. This is a guy who responds and talks shit to everyone, but every time […]

Real Madrid wants McGregor bout

Real Madrid says that the club would be happy to host to a McGregor headlined card at Santiago Bernabéu Stadium, in Madrid. The club says  the event has to be hosted from May to July and that they would require a reasonable timeframe to plan in advance. The club hosted a Bruce Springsteen concert last year. [We would be] glad if […]

Wants belt back

Dos Anjos says losing his belt taught him lessons both inside and outside of the cage. I learned how people treat you when you have the belt and how they treat you when you don’t have it. From now on, I will keep the right people in my friendship circle. On not being able to […]

Rehab patients flee

Patients flee a mandatory rehab clinic in Dong Nai province. Of the 500 escaped patients, 300 remain at large. The patients are purported to have used fire extinguishers to break out of their enclosure. A police officer said some were believed to have caught taxis and left the province. Local authorities urge civilians living near the clinic to remain […]

Compares McGregor to Austin, Ortiz

Cormier talks about McGregor, and compares him to Austin and Ortiz. He is ‘Stone Cold’ Steve Austin from 2000. The guy that you’re supposed to kinda root against, but you want to root for. Everything that he does before would have gotten people to boo you. But it’s like they’ve taken to it. It’s something […]

Responds to nude photo hackers

In a Weekend Update Segment on SNL, Jones says she is unfazed by the nude photo leak in August. At a certain point you stop being embarrassed and start being you. All they did was release some nude pics of me – which is nothing, because, I don’t know if you all know this about me, but I […]

The Sound Check

The band appear on The Sound Check, playing I Saw A Ghost, Forever In Your Debt. Aaron: I Saw A Ghost came in a dark morning. As you can image by the lyrics it’s quite a sombre track…what I try to do in the lyrics is write stuff that people are feeling, but can’t articulate.

WWE touts McGregor-Reigns fantasy match

A possible Reigns-McGregor matchup is mentioned as part of an article about fantasy matchups on WWE.com. Although McGregor would have the edge in the striking, speed and submission categories, Reigns would possess the size, strength and reach advantages. Those would (maybe) be enough for The Big Dog to keep The Notorious One down, but either way, it […]

Says McGregor can join WWE Cruiserweight division

Sheamus talks about the possibility of McGregor getting involved in pro wrestling. As far as I know he’s still going to be fighting for a really long time. I mean there’s a Cruiserweight Division now, so maybe McGregor can join the Cruiserweight Division. But I really don’t know…it’s really up to him. He’s obviously got a […]

Utsunomiya park explosion

At least one person dies after three explosions in Utsunomiya, north of Tokyo. The explosions also seriously injure two men, and a 14-year-old boy, who suffers minor leg injuries. Police believe the blasts may be linked to an apparent suicide, and have found a suicide note at the scene, and one of the damaged vehicles was owned by […]

Rogan: McGregor a ‘once-ever kind of guy’

Rogan says no one come close to McGregor. Well, Conor’s a special human; there’s not a lot of humans that come along in anyone’s generation that has that kind of impact in any sport. And it’s not just because of his ability to fight; it’s because of his mind, his charisma, his ability to articulate things. And also […]

‘Danis is an animal’

McGregor talks about his jiu-jitsu training partner. This is a different part of the game also. We’ve been in here, we’ve been fighting him, we haven’t been slacking off on him, we’ve been putting him into uncomfortable situations as well. Fighters come from a grappling base and not many at all adjust to a full fight, to […]

Announces $83b Time Warner acquisition

AT&T announces it will purchase Time Warner for $86 billion. The buyout grants AT&T distributor power over CNN and HBO. AT&T says the deal will give customers ‘unmatched choice, quality, value and experiences that will define the future of media and communications” and the new company would “lead the next wave of innovation in converging media and […]

Protest denied referendum

Citizens hold protests after President Maduro and his council suppress their right to a referendum on his presidency. The wives of two jailed opposition leaders headed the marchers who were dressed in white and waved national flags. There’s no obstacle that can defeat Venezuelan mothers, fighting for the future of their children.

Parliament bans alcohol

The Iraqi parliament issues a ban on the sale of alcohol, which many deem unconstitutional. Opponents argue that the vote infringes constitutional guarantees of freedom of religious belief for minority groups such as Christians. They say they will appeal against the surprise decision in the courts. An official said that the ban was a last-minute move by conservatives.

Predicts bank exit over Brexit

Multiple banks predict their departure from the UK, citing new legal restrictions on their right to serve UK customers. The British Banker’s Association states: Banking is probably more affected by Brexit than any other sector of the economy, both in the degree of impact and the scale of the implications. It is the UK’s biggest export […]

26 captives released after five years

Twenty-six captives of Somalian pirates are freed after five years. The vessel and its crew were kept off the Somali coast, until it sank. The hostages – from a number of East Asian countries – were then brought ashore and held in the bushland. They are believed to be some of the last remaining captives seized by Somali […]

Crash site found

The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has located what experts believe to be the site of the Schiaparelli probe’s crash landing on Mars. The roughly 15m by 40m dark patch, which is probably dust and rock fragments thrown out from the impact, is sited some 5.5km west of Schiaparelli’s expected touchdown point in the equatorial Meridiani Plain. The feature […]

76.1m watch final debate

The final U.S. presidential debate is reported to have been seen by 76.1 million people, not including those who streamed the debate online. This figure is less than that of the first debate, but still the third highest in debate-watching history. Their September meeting attracted an audience of 84 million, but still the largest in the history of […]

Accuses UK of visa issuance delay

Yakovenko claims the UK is slowing down the visa-issuing process so as to prevent Russian embassy workers from obtaining visas. He suggests that this is indicative of the country’s broader anti-Russian sentiment. The embassy is shrinking and if it continues the embassy will be reduced further. People cannot be replaced because the visas are not […]

Calls McGregor a ‘cry baby’

Mousai continues to comment on his Twitter exchange with McGregor. I think his butt was hurt. He was sending me some messages. I don’t know what the crap he was talking about. I said to him, what’s he going to do about the 50 kilos (weight difference). He was being smart or I don’t know […]

Ridicules McGregor bike training

In response to the picture of McGregor training on a bike… You are about to be introduced to a method of training that will lead you to require multiple opponents in constant rotation, just to keep up with you. You have no idea about this life. Something big is coming. #TheMacLife A photo posted by […]

Tasmanian Devil milk kills MRSA

Researchers at Sydney University find that breastmilk from tasmanian devils can be used to treat MRSA and other superbugs. The marsupial’s breastmilk is found to contain bacteria-fighting peptides. They have scanned the devil’s genetic code to find and recreate the infection-fighting compounds, called cathelicidins. Experts believe devils evolved this cocktail to help their young grow stronger. One […]

Indigogo campaign starts

SkunkLock launches an Indiegogo campaign for SkunkLock, a U-shaped lock that prevents bicycle theft by releasing a non-lethal chemical gas that induces vomiting and shortness of breath when tampered with. Skunklock says the gas is perfectly safe and can only be released by trying to cut through it with an angle grinder, and that it penetrates high-end gas […]

Criticizes Michelle Obama’s Clinton support

Trump criticizes Obama for her support of Clinton, drawing attention to comments she made in 2008 that were critical of Clinton. I see how much [Michelle Obama] likes Hillary. But wasn’t she the one that originally started the statement, ‘If you can’t take care of your home,’ right? ‘You can’t take care of the White House or the […]