1. 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 3 months ago 23,509 reads 69 comments

  2. 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 3 months ago 467 reads 3 comments

  3. 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 3 months ago 4,708 reads 13 comments

  4. 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 3 months ago 1,306 reads 3 comments

  5. 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 3 months ago 25,968 reads 68 comments

  6. 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 3 months ago 169,120 reads 123 comments

  7. 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 3 months ago 3,747 reads 11 comments

  8. 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 3 months ago 11,167 reads 87 comments

  9. 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 3 months ago 19,670 reads 62 comments

  10. 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 3 months ago 6,760 reads 15 comments

  11. 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 3 months ago 3,218 reads 9 comments

  12. 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 3 months ago 15,049 reads 64 comments

  13. 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 3 months ago 10,622 reads 110 comments

  14. 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 3 months ago 4,706 reads 15 comments

  15. 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 3 months ago 5,270 reads 3 comments

  16. 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 3 months ago 42,831 reads 88 comments

  17. 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 3 months ago 12,560 reads 35 comments

  18. Dana White Nixes Benson Henderson vs. Rory MacDonald, Says Rory Has Opponent

    You have to say this for Benson Henderson: The guy knows how to dream big. In the moments after his impressive welterweight debut Saturday night—a fourth-round submission ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 22,713 reads 67 comments

  19. UFC Fight Night 60 Results: Real Winners and Losers from Thatch vs. Henderson

    We were in some rarefied air Saturday night for UFC Fight Night 60. No, really. Broomfield, Colorado, is 5,420 feet above sea level. That's more than a mile. That sort of altitude leaves even the best athletes searching for breath...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 27,839 reads 68 comments

  20. Power Ranking College Basketball's Wooden Award Winners from the 2000s

    Awards season is in full bloom. That makes it a great time to be alive. For example, we have the Oscars coming up in just one week. Aw yeah...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 43,920 reads 102 comments

  21. UFC Fight Night 60: Main Card Staff Predictions

    Don't pull the thread on the UFC Fight Night 60 card. You might unspool something you really didn't want to unspool ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 14,505 reads 78 comments

  22. Yoel Romero vs. Ronaldo Souza Rebooked for UFC on Fox 15 in April

    An enticing battle between two of the best and most bruising middleweights in the UFC has been rescheduled for April 18 and is set to air for free on Fox...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 4,897 reads 45 comments

  23. Urijah Faber Moves Back to Featherweight to Face Frankie Edgar in Manila

    Urijah Faber has made most of his career hay at featherweight. But he has never competed in the UFC Octagon at 145 pounds. That will change on May 16. Faber will face former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar in the main event of UFC 165...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 1,630 reads 15 comments

  24. Jon Fitch Fails Pre-Fight Drug Test, Could Be Suspended

    Former UFC welterweight contender Jon Fitch —a previously outspoken critic of performance-enhancing drugs—is the latest high-profile MMA fighter to fail a recent drug test...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 14,012 reads 42 comments

  25. 'Don't Be Scared, Cupcake': Sarah Kaufman Wants Miesha Tate; Tate Wants Correia

    Sarah Kaufman knows how to start a conversation. The UFC women's bantamweight division turned its game of musical chairs to full blast Thursday, when Kaufman posted a short video ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 4 months ago 7,262 reads 94 comments