1. Big Ten Tournament 2015: Predictions and Championship Odds for Every Team

    Hello. Welcome to March Madness. My name is Scott, and I'll be your server today. We've got some exciting seasonal specials right now...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 22 days ago 11,658 reads 26 comments

  2. Ronda Rousey vs. Bethe Correia in Brazil Seems Like Strong Possibility

    When Ronda Rousey speaks, the UFC listens. And when it comes to Rousey publicly calling out opponents, that's an action that doesn't happen lightly...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 25 days ago 18,952 reads 157 comments

  3. The Beaten Path: 5 Top MMA Prospects to Watch in March

    Life is a constant churn. There is a constant need to feed the machine. That's just the way it is, and it explains in large part why a lot of the world and its characteristics, good and bad, can be distilled through MMA ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 26 days ago 6,518 reads 2 comments

  4. Bill to Legalize MMA in New York Goes Forward, Fertitta 'Cautiously Optimistic'

    Lorenzo Fertitta feels good about the prospect of legalizing pro MMA in New York this year. But he's not ready to start the party just yet. It's hard to blame him...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 27 days ago 4,709 reads 29 comments

  5. Cris Cyborg Blasts Ronda Rousey, Rousey Team Members: 'The Lion Is Coming'

    Cristiane "Cyborg" Justino has never been known for taking prisoners in the cage. She's now getting more aggressive outside the chain link too, all presumably in the name of locking up the epic meeting she craves with Ronda Rousey...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 27 days ago 24,917 reads 210 comments

  6. Duke Roufus Offers 1st Glimpse into CM Punk's MMA Training

    CM Punk has his work cut out for him as he makes his move from professional wrestler to pro MMA fighter. It could be many months of toil before he emerges feeling prepared to meet his goal...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 28 days ago 91,709 reads 133 comments

  7. The Beaten Path: Welsh Bantamweight Prospect Brett Johns Raring for Titan Debut

    You could say Brett Johns is ready to make a change. “There’s not much to do in Wales,” he said. “ It’s farmland. You have to work for everything...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 28 days ago 1,728 reads 2 comments

  8. The Most Incredible Buzzer-Beaters of the 2014-15 College Basketball Season

    Everyone who has ever cared about any stick-and-ball sport has acted out a buzzer-beater in their yard or playground. It's the ultimate sports thing. And for all sports fans, March Madness has plenty to offer in this area...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 29 days ago 15,661 reads 31 comments

  9. The Most Disappointing Freshmen in College Basketball in 2014-15

    It's not easy being a freshman. There's a lot to take in, and plenty of adjustments to make. And it's happening on a lot of fronts, all at the same time. Being a student-athlete opens yet another front...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 23,494 reads 69 comments

  10. Prospect Alex Oliveira Steps in for Thomson, Faces Burns at UFC Fight Night 62

    Brazilian super prospect Gilbert Burns will remain on the card at UFC Fight Night 62 on March 21 and will do so against another up-and-comer in Alex Oliveira ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 463 reads 3 comments

  11. Rising Star Marion Reneau Wants Miesha Tate, Alexis Davis in Next Fight

    Marion Reneau made a big impression in her first two fights. Now she wants to capitalize on that momentum with a bout against a top contender in the UFC women's bantamweight division...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 4,663 reads 13 comments

  12. Josh Thomson Injured, Out of UFC Fight Night 62 Bout with Gilbert Burns

    Josh Thomson has announced he is injured and will not be able to face Gilbert Burns as scheduled in a lightweight bout at UFC Fight Night 62, set to take place March 21 in Brazil...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 1,301 reads 3 comments

  13. Cyborg Justino and the 10 Best MMA Fighters to Never Step Inside the Octagon

    MMA , non-UFC division, enjoyed a little bump this week. First, heavyweight GOAT Fedor Emelianenko hit American soil (and the public eye) for the first time in quite a while. And it wasn't just any American soil...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 25,932 reads 68 comments

  14. Kimbo Slice vs. Ken Shamrock Set for Bellator Bout June 20

    Kimbo Slice and Ken Shamrock , two of the biggest novelty attractions of this or any other MMA era, are scheduled to square off June 20 for the Bellator promotion...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 166,067 reads 123 comments

  15. Bellator 134: Paul Daley Is Back, What Took So Long?

    Welcome back, Paul Daley. You punched your own ticket out. But now you're back. Back on American soil, back on basic cable, back below the brighter sections of the limelight...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 3,606 reads 11 comments

  16. Ronda Rousey Rips Octagon Girl Arianny Celeste: 'I'm Not Impressed with the Job'

    It's only Wednesday. Usually big drama enters this middle stretch of the UFC Fight Week only if Renan Barao is missing weight or Nick Diaz missed his flight...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 10,994 reads 87 comments

  17. Coach Mike Winkeljohn: Jon Jones May Be in Danger of Becoming an 'Idiot'

    Jon Jones has historically partied a little too hard, hung out with the wrong people and now must clean up his act—or else...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 19,615 reads 62 comments

  18. UFC Fight Night 61 Medical Suspensions: Antonio Silva Shelved for 2 Months

    Heavyweight Antonio Silva tops the list of medical suspensions arising from UFC Fight Night 61 in Brazil...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 6,756 reads 15 comments

  19. Super Prospect Michael Page Suffers Cut, Out of Friday Bout at Bellator 134

    Michael Page, one of the most exciting prospects in the Bellator promotion or anywhere else in MMA , has to withdraw from his scheduled bout against Curtis Millender Friday at Bellator 134 due to injury...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 3,214 reads 9 comments

  20. Frank Mir Angles for Brock Lesnar Rubber Match Following Comeback Win

    It's a long shot. Anything involving Brock Lesnar and MMA is a long shot. But stranger things have happened, and it sounds like Frank Mir is ready to get strange...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 15,041 reads 64 comments

  21. Cain Velasquez vs. Fabricio Werdum Rescheduled for UFC 188 in June

    Assuming the principles stay healthy this time, a UFC heavyweight title bout is now set for June in Mexico. Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum will be fighting in a title unification bout...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 10,479 reads 110 comments

  22. Coaches Under the Most Pressure to Go Far in the 2015 NCAA Tournament

    This is not a hot-seat list. Repeat. Repeat. This is not a hot-seat list. Because when you think about it, teams and coaches who feel pressure to go far in the Big Dance have already succeeded, to one degree or another...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 4,696 reads 15 comments

  23. The Beaten Path: The 3 Most Under-the-Radar Prospects in the UFC Right Now

    Much of the MMA prospecting scene takes place outside UFC boundaries. After all, if you've made it to the big show, there's no longer any sport in finding you or touting your success...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 5,136 reads 3 comments

  24. 7 UFC Fighters on the Brink of Being Cut

    Over the course of the past month, UFC leaders have cut ties with a raft of fighters. There's no indication that won't continue unabated...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 42,766 reads 88 comments

  25. Gina Carano Takes Another Movie Role, Casting More Doubt on Ronda Rousey Match

    If Gina Carano wants to return to MMA , she sure does have a funny way of showing it. Carano, who found success and popularity as a cage fighter but left the sport five years ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 12,448 reads 35 comments