1. Osi Umenyiora Sits Out Practice Again, Tells Giants He Might Need Knee Surgery

    The next fight in the Osi Umenyiora war is apparently going to be the Battle of Wounded Knee. The latest shot was fired Thursday night when the disgruntled defensive end refused ...

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  2. Edwards Eager for Fresh Start With 49ers

    The 49ers signed the wide receiver to a one-year, $3.5 million contract Thursday, and he joined his new team on the practice field for the first time -- albeit a little late and wearing No...

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  3. Broncos' Tim Tebow Dealing With Tension, Frustration

    The unremitting, unrelenting smile was, like his life the past week, turned upside down. Tim Tebow's face strained from the rare, uncharacteristic frown...

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  4. Khan Says It May Be Just One More At 140

    Amir “King” Khan has already won both the WBA and IBF titles at 140-pounds, and he is now looking at making the move up to welterweight soon because he feels he is “running out of names” to fight at light-welterweight...

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  5. Business of Boxing: Manny Pacquiao Goes Global

    The average boxing fan is obviously enthralled with the all-action style of Manny Pacquiao, as he moves up in weight class and powers his way past one opponent after another, on the ...

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  6. Pavlik Breaks Silence: "Top Rank Wants to Cash Me Out"

    As the news spread yesterday of Kelly Pavlik’s abrupt pullout from both Saturday’s “ShoBox” fight in Youngstown and the proposed November bout in Canada with ...

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  7. Pacquiao Schools Khan in Sparring -- Roach

    Trainer Freddie Roach has lifted the lid on the notorious sparring sessions between Amir Khan and Manny Pacquiao in the Wildcard gym...

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  8. Anderson Silva Lands Nike Endorsement Deal

    UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva is the first Brazilian mixed martial artist to be sponsored by Nike…The news comes days after a cryptic video of Silva appeared online, sparking rumors of the transaction...

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  9. Dana's Live Reaction to Tito's Win Over Bader

    If I’m ever at a UFC and Chuck Liddell is sitting next to me, I hope he doesn’t have an issue with me watching him instead of the fights, because sometimes “The Iceman” ...

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  10. Bernard Hopkins Changes Tune on MMA

    MMA Fighting spoke to boxing legend Bernard Hopkins on Wednesday about why he now likes and respects MMA fighters after once famously putting down the sport years ago...

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  11. Strikeforce's Gina Carano Cleared for Training

    Gina Carano's doctor has cleared her to resume training, and if all goes well, she'll be back in the cage before the end of the year...

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  12. Tito Ortiz Says He "Let Rashad Evans Off the Hook" in First Fight

    Former Light Heavyweight Champion Tito Ortiz, who will face Rashad Evans in a rematch on Saturday night, discusses his opponent, as well as their first encounter at UFC 73...

    Bennett Spector Written by Bennett Spector about over 3 years ago 890 reads 0 comments

  13. Rashad Says Beating Tito Ortiz Now Doesn't Mean Much

    There was a time a few years ago when Rashad Evans was crushed he didn't get a rematch with Tito Ortiz in a timely fashion. In fact, Evans said that at the time, the change in plan was so depressing, it affected part of his next training camp...

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  14. Fan Gets Kobe's Face Tattooed on His Leg

    Ok, now I’m confused. Something very strange is going on in the world that I need help understanding. Apparently, it has become cool to get the face of complete strangers tattooed on your body...

    Bennett Spector Written by Bennett Spector about over 3 years ago 1,105 reads 1 comments

  15. Darius Miles Arrested for Bringing Gun to Airport

    former NBA player and St. Louis native Darius Miles was arrested Wednesday afternoon at Lambert Airport for allegedly trying to bring a loaded gun through security...

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  16. Billy Hunter Doubts Entire '11-12 Season

    Players Association executive director Billy Hunter says the 2011-12 NBA season will likely be canceled entirely because the commissioner's negotiating leeway is in danger of being undermined by a group of hard-line owners...

    Bennett Spector Written by Bennett Spector about over 3 years ago 1,563 reads 0 comments

  17. Overeem Fallout? Coenen, Einemo and Older Bro Cut by Zuffa

    Three more fighters have been cut from the Zuffa/UFC/Strikeforce roster. There's a plausible explanation for each, but you can't help thinking that Golden Glory fighters Marloes Coenen, ...

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  18. Rampage Says He's Fought Better Than Jon Jones

    Jon Jones is the phenom. The next big thing. The UFC light heavyweight champion of the world. So what. Quinton “Rampage” Jackson has been around the block a few times, and Jones’ reputation doesn’t mean a whole lot to him...

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  19. Awesome MMA FAILS

    “Try again. Fail again. Fail better.” -Samuel Beckett Keeping those words from the first collection in our hearts, we’ve assembled the second installment of moments ...

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  20. After Release from Prison, War Machine Looking for Fresh Start

    After spending a year in jail for a felony assault conviction, the fighter formally known as Jon Koppenhaver is now back among civilized society...

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  21. Marloes Coenen Among 3 Golden Glory Fighters Released

    A week after Zuffa released Strikeforce heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem from his contract, three of Overeem's Golden Glory teammates have also been cut, including former women's champion Marloes Coenen...

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  22. David Robinson Selling Mansion

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  23. Magic Johnson Interested in Buying the Dodgers?

    Back in October, Los Angeles Lakers legend Magic Johnson sold his stake in the team. Within weeks, rumors surfaced that the Basketball Hall of Famer was interested in owning another NBA team or perhaps bringing the NFL back to Los Angeles...

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  24. Much to Do About Rajon Rondo

    Asked yesterday about his healing left elbow, the one he hyperextended during the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Miami Heat, Rondo didn’t miss a beat...

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  25. Jalen Rose Spends First Night in Jail

    17 years have passed since Jalen Rose was photographed in his red draft day attire. Yesterday, the ESPN analyst added to his Google Image search results with an orange jumpsuit mugshot that TMZ immediately slapped with its watermark...

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