1. UFC 82: In-Depth Results and Reviews

    Well, the day has come and gone. The moment that not only middleweight fans, but also MMA fans worldwide have waited for has come to an end...

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  2. MMA Goes Primetime!

    It's official: CBS signed a four event deal with ProElite's EliteXC Fight Division. MMA is coming to televisions nationwide, whether you've still got rabbit ears on your boobtube or not...

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  3. A Day in the Life of New Wild Enforcer Chris Simon

    If you've heard of Chris Simon that means you are either a hockey fan, watch ESPN or possibly Court TV. If you can't quite put your finger on the name, I'll give you a hint: he's ...

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  4. Vikings Lineman Bryant McKinnie Arrested on Assault Charges

    As a fan of Minnesota sports, I have become progressively used to the idea of our sports heroes making asses of themselves in scenarios involving nudity...

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  5. Fantasy Fight: Kimbo Slice versus Brock Lesnar

    Maybe I should have titled this one "When Animals Attack: MMA Edition". Two giants among men stepping into the cage against one another might be more of a spectacle than an actual fight...

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  6. America Agrees: Roger Clemens Voted Off American Idol

    Hollywood, CA — It hasn't been a very good year for Roger Clemens. From his initial naming in the Mitchell Report for supposedly taking performance enhancing drugs, to Andy Pettitte ...

    Jon Grilz Written by Jon Grilz about almost 7 years ago 1,067 reads 4 comments

  7. Hollywood: Helping or Hurting MMA?

    Mixed martial arts is the fastest growing sport in the United States. There are over 10,000 men and women that either have or currently are MMA competitors...

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  8. Fantasy Fight: Tim Sylvia versus Brock Lesnar

    Not for a moment before his UFC debut or in weeks preceding have I thought that Frank Mir was anything but the best opponent that Brock Lesnar could have faced. Not only is a former UFC Heavyweight Champion, he is also a dangerous submission expert...

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  9. NFL 2007 in Review: The First Annual Footie Awards

    In the last month, we have seen the end of what turned out to be an interesting year in football. There was the first annual Bleacher Report Humor Bowl, and the Razzie Awards took their places alongside the Grammys and the Oscars...

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  10. MMA: The Weight Debate

    In the short time since my last article was posted about a fantasy fight between Georges St. Pierre and Anderson Silva, I got some great feedback on the likelihood of the fight actually happening...

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  11. Fantasy Fight: Georges St. Pierre-Anderson Silva

    Not that long ago I heard that Interim Welterweight UFC champ Georges St. Pierre cuts around 25-30 pounds to get down to the 170 pound weight limit for fights. As I understand it, as was some of the controversy, St...

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  12. Has Adrian Peterson Finally Silenced the Critics?

    There is a quote in one of my most prized possessions (the Sports Illustrated 1991 MLB Champion Twins Season Recap VHS) in which the late Hall of Fame Twins centerfielder Kirby Puckett says, "When the Twins win, there's always a but...

    Jon Grilz Written by Jon Grilz about almost 7 years ago 1,182 reads 6 comments

  13. McNabb to the Vikings? Say it is So

    Are you there God? It's me, Jon. I know that I haven't been the best Christian, or Jew, or Voodoo holy man, but I like to think that because I tried, I can at least get some credit for the effort...

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  14. Say It Ain't So: McNamee Produces Evidence Against Roger Clemens

    The Associated Press reported today that, "...Brian McNamee gave federal prosecutors syringes and other physical evidence his lawyers say back the personal trainer's allegations of drug use by Roger Clemens...

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  15. Local Man Loses First MMA Fight, Announces "This Sport Sucks!"

    Maplewood, MN -- The locker room is empty, except for a lone man sitting silenty in the corner. His arm is in a sling; his head is in his hand. His name is Jordan Wells...

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  16. Super Bowl Fallout: After Loss, Tom Brady Is Inconsolable and Horny

    In the wake of Super Bowl XLII, while Giants' players congratulate themselves, and Giants' fans burn their city to the ground in celebration, a lone man who has lead his team to the doorstep of greatness has all but disappeared from the public eye...

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  17. UFC: What Does the Future Hold for Brock Lesnar?

    Well, as much as I would like to say that the results of the fight came as a surprise to me, I can't. It actually went the way that many predicted...

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  18. UFC 81: Brock The Rock Gets Sunk, and Guillotines Reign Supreme

    The highly anticipated UFC 81 has now come and gone and with it some of the more entertaining and technical fights that have been seen in some time. Let's get right to it.First up was a lightweight fight between Tyson Griffin and Gleison Tibau...

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  19. Champions of the UFC: Who is the Next to Fall?

    The UFC has proven itself to be nothing if not unpredictable. Over the last year or so the UFC has seen a change of guard in every weight class. Anderson Silva beat Rich Franklin (twice). Georges St...

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  20. Chuck Knoblauch Answers Questions; Punches Fan

    After many days of avoiding a Congressional summons to speak in front of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform regarding the recently released Mitchell Report, Chuck Knoblauch, ...

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  21. In the World of Mixed Martial Arts, Black Belts are Immaterial

    Maybe it is because I practice a form of Jiu-Jitsu. Or maybe it is because I try and watch MMA events whenever I can, but I can't help but notice how often a fighter is introduced as a black belt in one disipline or another...

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  22. UFC: Can Brock Lesnar Make This Transition?

    There has been a lot of talk since it was first announced that former National NCAA Champion turned WWE Heavyweight Champion turned scout-team Minnesota Viking turned mixed martial artist Brock Lesnar signed a contract with the UFC...

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  23. Cold Words and Minnesota Nice: The Johan Santana Giveaway

    As a born and bred Minnesotan, I have had to come to grips with our being stereotyped (founded on our kindness, hospitality, and the elongated “oh”) as, well, a little slow...

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  24. ESPN TV Reveals New Channel: ESPN CDTSBXLIX

    With Super Bowl XLII looming on the horizon, ESPN—the self proclaimed World Wide Leader in Sports—has elected now as the time to drop its newest and most controversial bombshell to date: Another new television station...

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  25. Cheap Shots

    Being a true Vikings fan, I found myself doing something Sunday that I rarely do: watching an entire Vikings game. For the first time in a long time my beloved Vikings played a solid enough game to warrant my undivided attention...

    Jon Grilz Written by Jon Grilz about 8 years ago 2,290 reads 1 comments