1. Rousey vs. McMann: A Complete Guide to Full UFC 170 Fight Card

    It's Olympian vs. Olympian when 2008 judo bronze medalist and best female MMA fighter on planet Earth Ronda Rousey defends her UFC title on Saturday against Sara McMann, who won a silver medal for wrestling in 2004...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 40,346 reads 73 comments

  2. The Beaten Path: 5 Non-UFC Fighter Prospects to Watch in February

    February is the cruelest month. It's cold. You're writing the correct year on your checks now with no wacky misunderstandings. The egg nog is gone or quite rancid. And spring is still very, very far away...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 3,872 reads 7 comments

  3. Sochi Winter Olympics 2014: Coolest Photos from Day 5

    The fifth full day at Sochi featured eight events, six gold medalists, a high in the upper 50s and another metric ton of winter action...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 1,895 reads 0 comments

  4. Winter Olympics 2014: Will Women Snowboarders Rescue Team USA's Medal Count?

    If Team USA is to pull out of its medal tailspin, the catalyst won't come from the usual suspects. It won't come from a streamlined speedskater, a picturesque alpine ski course or some elegant figure-skating royals...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 15,019 reads 3 comments

  5. Sochi Winter Olympics 2014: Biggest Surprises from Day 4

    With the sun setting on a very hectic fourth day of competition in Sochi, it is time once again to stroke our metaphorical beards and ponder what the action revealed. Anyone can tell you who grabbed the hardware...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 6,113 reads 1 comments

  6. Figure Skaters Simon Shnapir, Marissa Castelli: America's Unsung Olympic Hope

    You've probably never heard of Simon Shnapir or Marissa Castelli. But that just makes their secret weapon all the more potent. If they can successfully deploy it Wednesday in Sochi, their profile could rise in short order...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 8,656 reads 0 comments

  7. Sochi 2014: 10 Coolest Photos from Day 3 of the Winter Games

    The Russian sun has set on Day 3 of Winter Olympics competition. The Dutch and Canadian contingents enjoyed particularly strong runs and now sit at first and second position, respectively, at the overall medal table...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 6,859 reads 1 comments

  8. Machida vs. Mousasi: A Complete Guide to Full UFC Fight Night 36 Card

    Is he Demetrious Johnson, or is he Benson Henderson? Roughly speaking, that's the question Lyoto Machida will try to answer when he fights Gegard Mousasi this Saturday at UFC Fight Night 36, which goes down from Jaragua do Sul, Brazil...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 20,166 reads 41 comments

  9. Sochi 2014 Results: Biggest Surprises and Disappointments from Day 2

    The second full day of competition is winding down in Sochi and has, like most days in the Olympics, yielded a grab bag of results...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 23,087 reads 4 comments

  10. Sochi Winter Olympics 2014: Day 2 Storylines to Follow

    The Winter Olympic games are off and running. A dramatic Opening Ceremony Friday gave way to an interesting first full day of competition on Saturday. To the shock of no one, Norway jumped out to an early lead in the medal count...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 2,983 reads 6 comments

  11. Sochi 2014: 6 Coolest Photos from Day 1 of the Winter Games

    Day 1 from the Sochi Winter Olympics is in the books. And look at us! Everyone is still all in one piece and everything. I'm proud of us. I really am. Not to dabble in cliche, but the best parts of the Winter Olympics are the images...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 1,649 reads 2 comments

  12. Sochi Winter Olympics 2014: Day 1 Medal Results

    Day 1 of the 2014 Winter Olympics gave plenty of joy to those in Norway and the Netherlands. Norway won two gold medals by way of Marit Bjoergen in cross-country skiing and Ole Einar Bjoerndalen in biathlon...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 149,500 reads 24 comments

  13. UFC Terminates Thiago Silva's Contract Following Armed Standoff with Police

    The UFC terminated Thiago Silva's contract Friday after the light heavyweight was arrested following an armed standoff with police in Florida...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 55,510 reads 108 comments

  14. Jon Jones: Anderson Silva Should Retire, Try Motivational Speaking

    Add Jon Jones to the list of folks who think Anderson Silva 's future lies away from the cage. The UFC light heavyweight champion and new de facto pound-for-pound kingpin said during an interview Tuesday on Washington, D...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 18,483 reads 100 comments

  15. Combat Sports Execs Commit to Brain Injury Research, Solutions Remain Elusive

    A formidable group of power players from politics, MMA and boxing came together on Capitol Hill Tuesday to announce new financial support for brain injury research in combat athletes, ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 8,946 reads 19 comments

  16. Olympic Skeleton 2014: Complete Guide for Sochi Winter Olympics

    It has a creepy name. It looks a lot like the luge. It's easy to write off the skeleton as an ancillary event at the Winter Olympic Games...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 9,692 reads 2 comments

  17. UFC 169 Medical Suspensions: 7 Fighters Suspended Indefinitely for Injuries

    Seven UFC fighters received indefinite medical suspensions for the injuries they received Saturday at UFC 169...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 12,431 reads 9 comments

  18. UFC 169 Video: Highlights from Renan Barao's Controversial TKO of Urijah Faber

    At UFC 169 in Newark, N.J., Renan Barao scored a first-round TKO victory over champion Urijah Faber to retain his UFC bantamweight title...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 28,634 reads 34 comments

  19. UFC 169 Video Highlights: Watch Jose Aldo's Domination of Ricardo Lamas

    UFC 169 went down Saturday in Newark, N.J. In the co-main event of the evening, Jose Aldo further cemented his status as one of the very best fighters on planet Earth with a five-round ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 3,733 reads 6 comments

  20. UFC 169 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Barao vs. Faber II

    Coming into UFC 169 , almost every contest crackled with potential energy. No one would have guessed beforehand that it would break the UFC record for the most decisions in a single fight card...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 135,161 reads 111 comments

  21. Sochi 2014: Ranking the 20 Most Underrated Athletes

    The Winter Olympic Games kick off when the torch is lit Feb. 7 in Sochi, Russia. If you plan on watching the games, it can be tough to get a firm handle on the fields...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 4,903 reads 0 comments

  22. Alistair Overeem Says He Won't Retire, Talks Drug Testing, Hanging out with Mir

    Alistair Overeem is hunkering down. The immediate reason? He’s in Newark, New Jersey. In January. The wind chills are in the single digits. Kind of a shock when you're coming from Thailand...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 7,808 reads 15 comments

  23. Pat Barry Will Take Indefinite Leave from MMA, Released from UFC

    Long-tenured UFC heavyweight Pat Barry will take an indefinite leave of absence from professional MMA and has been released from his UFC contract per his own request...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 27,984 reads 70 comments

  24. Ranking the 10 Craziest Discontinued Winter Olympic Sports

    The Winter Olympics has always been a bird of its own feather. Those uber-privileged Summer Games are so much easier to understand. So much simpler and more universal, with their running and throwing and liquid water...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 7,591 reads 6 comments

  25. Roy Nelson Makes a Bid to Replace Keith Kizer as Head of NSAC

    Roy Nelson has earned a reputation as a joker. But on Monday, word came that he has cast his hat in the ring for one of his profession's most serious positions...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 9,640 reads 23 comments