For all the talk that has built up around the putative showdown between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor being about the best pound‑for‑pound boxer of the past quarter of a century taking on the brightest star in the history of mixed martial arts, it is not. It has all the hallmarks of a mismatch. This one, like nearly all the others, is about the money.
They put a scare into the US basketball team that no one imagined was possible. For most of a game that seemed impossible to happen, Australia taunted the best collection of NBA players in the world, throwing up-jumpers, shaking the rim with dunks, and sending a message that America might not be as mighty as it thought it was.
Jesus Corona’s goal in the 80th minute gave Mexico a 1-1 draw with Venezuela on Monday night and first place in Group C of the Copa América.