1. Ranking the Top College Basketball Coach of the Year Candidates for 2014-15

    The pack has separated. Indeed, switches, collapses, surges and surprises always factor into the equation, but as a rule, you pretty much know who's good and who's not by January...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 18,543 reads 110 comments

  2. The Beaten Path: Prospect Bubba Jenkins Followed His MEPS to the Crossroads

    With life’s roads being so crooked and rocky and all, it’s a good thing we’ve all got our MEPS to guide us. It’s not a spelling lapse...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 4,540 reads 5 comments

  3. Bellator 132: Georgi Karakhanyan Turns the Page on a Forgettable Career Chapter

    When he wanted a good burial place for the worst stretch of his career, Georgi Karakhanyan paid a visit to the old stomping grounds...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 1,357 reads 3 comments

  4. Jim Miller vs. Paul Felder Set for UFC on Fox 15 in April

    If Paul Felder can get past Jim Miller, we'll know it's not a fluke. Felder , the lightweight who stole the UFC 182 undercard show with a spinning back-fist knockout of Danny ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 2,240 reads 10 comments

  5. Felice Herrig vs. Paige VanZant Set for April at UFC on Fox 15

    Woman's strawweight veteran Felice Herrig will face young up-and-comer Paige VanZant at UFC on Fox 15 this April 18. The news was reported by UFC broadcaster Ariel Helwani Wednesday night on UFC Tonight ( h/t MMAJunkie ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 4,636 reads 36 comments

  6. Matt Hamill Returns to Pro MMA, Signs with World Series of Fighting

    Matt Hamill , who achieved widespread fame and admiration as a successful hearing-impaired fighter, will return to pro MMA this year after signing with the World Series of Fighting promotion...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 3,891 reads 15 comments

  7. Thiago Silva Joins World Series of Fighting, Enters Light Heavyweight Tourney

    Thiago Silva? Thiago Silva. Silva, the former UFC light heavyweight contender who has recently faced domestic assault charges and other serious controversies ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 10,147 reads 41 comments

  8. Brandon Thatch vs. Stephen Thompson Set for UFC Fight Night 60 Main Event

    The Ruckus is coming for the Wonderboy . In a bout sure to bring fireworks, muay thai wrecking machine Brandon "Ruckus" Thatch will now face off with karate and kickboxing ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 7,026 reads 40 comments

  9. Johny Hendricks Will Fight Matt Brown at UFC 185

    Put that rubber match on hold. It looks like Johny Hendricks won't complete that trilogy with Robbie Lawler after all — at least not right away. Instead, Hendricks will face fellow slugger Matt Brown this March at UFC 185 ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 32,190 reads 175 comments

  10. The Beaten Path: Top 25 MMA Prospects for 2015, Part 2

    Life comes at you fast, so it helps when you can see around corners. If you're an MMA fan, consider this your mirror, which has been tied to a stick...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 28,008 reads 25 comments

  11. Dennis Siver: Conor McGregor Can Stick His Knockout Prediction 'in His A--'

    Dennis Siver isn't taking this lying down. When Siver faces Conor McGregor this Sunday in the main event of UFC Fight Night 59, he'll be doing so against a substantial sentimental head wind...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 21,422 reads 67 comments

  12. Report: Rory MacDonald Set to Face Hector Lombard This April at UFC 186

    Rory MacDonald, the UFC's most talented young welterweight, and Hector Lombard , maybe the division's most fearsome knockout artist, may be set to face off this April at UFC 186 in MacDonald's adopted hometown of Montreal...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 24,041 reads 165 comments

  13. NCAA Basketball Players Thriving in New Roles in 2014-15 Season

    Change comes to us all, especially in the churn of college basketball. With the very eldest of the on-court statesmen staying a mere four seasons, big adjustments are a key part of success...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 12,908 reads 20 comments

  14. The UFC Fighters We're Most Excited to See in 2015

    It was a wild and wooly year for MMA in 2014. But now it's over. We missed a lot of fighters this year, and saw some great performances from newcomers...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 28,768 reads 98 comments

  15. Jon Jones, UFC Issue Statements Following Jones' Positive Drug Test

    UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and the UFC have each issued a statement in the wake of reports that Jones tested positive for a cocaine metabolite during a pre -fight drug test and will enter a rehab facility...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 25,542 reads 48 comments

  16. Alistair Overeem vs. Roy Nelson Set for UFC 185 in March

    This one might be fun to watch, even if we pretty much already know how it ends. Heavyweight sluggers Alistair Overeem and Roy Nelson will face off March 14 at UFC 185 in Dallas...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 12,559 reads 61 comments

  17. Stuart Scott Reportedly Continued MMA Training Even in Final Stages of Life

    Despite its violent nature, MMA students and fans routinely point to the sport as a life-enhancing, life-affirming pursuit. That's the way it was for Stuart Scott, the longtime ESPN anchor who passed away Sunday morning at age 49 of cancer...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 6,917 reads 10 comments

  18. UFC 182 Results: Jon Jones, Daniel Cormier and the Real Winners and Losers

    In a lot of ways, Jon Jones is the LeBron James of MMA . And he has Daniel Cormier to thank for that. There is no question Jon Jones holds the same once-in-a-decade physical tools as his basketball counterpart...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 132,053 reads 305 comments

  19. Predicting the 10 Best Individual Matchups in College Basketball Conference Play

    We are now descending into the real meat of college basketball's regular season. It is, that which we call, the conference schedule. This is where bad blood and high stakes pool and congeal into rivalries...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 19,852 reads 34 comments

  20. UFC Hires Attorneys for Fighter Lawsuit: 'We Intend to Prevail'

    UFC officials announced Monday that they have hired a prestigious law firm to defend them in a class-action lawsuit recently brought against them by current and former UFC fighters...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 14,796 reads 34 comments

  21. Jones vs. Cormier: A Complete Guide to Full UFC 182 Fight Card

    When was the last time a main event was this hotly anticipated? Seriously, I'm asking. Arguably, not since Anderson Silva and Chris Weidman were involved have fans been in such a fervor...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 22,881 reads 60 comments

  22. Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier: Complete Timeline of Their Beef

    You might think it all started in August, when that little stage gasped under the anger of the planet's two baddest light heavyweights, one steaming toward the other, with only a goggle-eyed ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 21,646 reads 45 comments

  23. MMA in 2014: The Real Winners and Losers

    You can't pack the sum total of an entire year into a box and slap one label on it. Life is too complicated for such a simple procedure. Something's bound to ooze out. So it is for mixed martial arts...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 40,429 reads 27 comments

  24. Ranking the 10 Most Underrated Teams in College Basketball Right Now

    We're now a couple of months into the college basketball season, and you know what that means: Ladies and gentlemen, start your halfway-point analysis! With 12 games, give or take, ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 15,636 reads 18 comments

  25. UFC Bantamweight Raphael Assuncao Breaks Ankle, Could Miss Extended Time

    No injury news is ever happy, but for Raphael Assuncao and his fans, Monday's news has to be particularly gut-wrenching...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 7,695 reads 33 comments