1. NCAA Tournament 2016: Biggest Bracket-Busters Through the 1st Round

    Look more closely. Those aren't spring flower petals dancing in the breeze. After two days of action, college hoops fans are tossing brackets in the air like so many crestfallen dog track patrons...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about over 1 year ago 26,087 reads 31 comments

  2. UFC Analyst and Former Contender Dan Hardy Breaks Down UFC Fight Night 85

    In the main event of UFC Fight Night 85, heavyweight head-hunter Mark Hunt welcomes dangerous submission artist and ex-champ Frank Mir to Brisbane, Australia. There's no question those are the two most famous fighters on the card...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about over 1 year ago 3,144 reads 1 comments

  3. A Fair Shout: On Eve of FS1 Debut, Dan Hardy Talks Bias in MMA Broadcasting

    It's not impossible for sportscasters to cover an athlete or team with which they are personally affiliated. But that sort of professionalism is not automatic, especially when a media member also happens to be a competitor...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about over 1 year ago 13,623 reads 33 comments

  4. Top UFC Welterweight Rory MacDonald Could Be Latest to Test Free Agency

    Rory MacDonald's contract negotiations with the UFC have not borne fruit, and now the top welterweight contender says he's open to signing with another promotion...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about over 1 year ago 6,271 reads 51 comments

  5. NCAA Bracket 2016: Complete Guide to East Region

    The second-to-last stage of guesswork is complete. Four more days of the stuff, and then we can finally, thankfully let the teams decide...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about over 1 year ago 37,960 reads 94 comments

  6. NCAA Conference Tournaments 2016: Last-Second Predictions for Major Conferences

    Part of what makes March Madness the greatest sporting event in the world is the appetizer that leads up to the Big Dance. That would be the conference tournaments, where teams vie for automatic tournament berths and/or optimal seeding...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about over 1 year ago 50,931 reads 125 comments

  7. Keep Good Going: The Hottest Players Heading into March Madness

    In college basketball, if a team can manage to heat up as the weather does, it's made some pretty good company for itself. The snow and cold are letting go, and conference tournaments will soon get rolling in earnest...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about over 1 year ago 14,933 reads 53 comments

  8. Miesha Tate and Nate Diaz Wins Will Help with UFC's Long-Term Matchmaking

    Three dimes vs. one quarter. At first glance, the quarter is certainly the largest thing there. Shinier? Oh, much shinier. But I want to take this opportunity to let you in on a little secret: Cumulatively, the dimes are actually worth more...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about over 1 year ago 8,096 reads 21 comments

  9. UFC 196 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from McGregor vs. Diaz Fight Card

    A late change in opponent doesn't typically lead to a change in career trajectory. That's just more evidence that Conor McGregor is not your typical fighter...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about over 1 year ago 68,356 reads 241 comments

  10. The Most Incredible Buzzer-Beaters of the 2015-16 College Basketball Season

    If there's anything that gets a fan more in the mood for March Madness than a good old-fashioned buzzer-beater, I don't what it is...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about over 1 year ago 9,090 reads 18 comments

  11. Fabricio Werdum vs. Stipe Miocic Heavyweight Title Fight Set for UFC 198

    Fabricio Werdum will defend his UFC heavyweight title for the first time on May 14, when he faces Stipe Miocic in the main event of UFC 198 in Brazil...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about over 1 year ago 3,203 reads 10 comments

  12. The Beaten Path: Prospect Darrion Caldwell Is Ready to Match Past Glories

    There’s a lot of distance between Rahway and Raleigh. Or is there? One pole is where Darrion Caldwell learned he didn’t want to be accountable for anyone else, or vice versa...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about over 1 year ago 3,719 reads 2 comments

  13. NCAA Tournament 2016: Latest Sleeper Rankings

    Are you already filling out brackets in your sleep? Good, then it's not just me. If you are like me in at least one other regard, you're already looking around for teams you can pencil in for surprise performances in the big dance...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about over 1 year ago 5,503 reads 9 comments

  14. The Best Finishing Moves in the UFC

    The finishing move is a pro wrestling concept. It's the culminating hold or blow that puts away an opponent (at least ostensibly) for good, and all great wrestlers have one that belongs entirely to them...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about over 1 year ago 17,666 reads 69 comments

  15. Anderson Silva Coach: Silva Believed He Re-Injured Surgically Repaired Leg

    After his unanimous decision loss to Michael Bisping on Saturday, Anderson Silva took criticism for what observers saw as a tentative, fitful attacking style...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about over 1 year ago 20,934 reads 33 comments

  16. Frankie Edgar Calls on Conor McGregor to Vacate UFC Featherweight Title

    If Conor McGregor 's first fight after UFC 196 does not happen at 145 pounds, he should vacate his featherweight title...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about over 1 year ago 15,523 reads 114 comments

  17. Referee Herb Dean Discusses Decision to Let Bisping Continue After Flying Knee

    Saturday's UFC Fight Night 84 main event between Michael Bisping and Anderson Silva contained a lot of strange moments. Several of those strange moments occurred in rapid succession at the end of the third round...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about over 1 year ago 69,397 reads 42 comments

  18. Michael Bisping Takes Blame for Mouthpiece Confusion That Nearly Caused KO Loss

    Perhaps the strangest moment in a strange fight came in the final second of the third round. That's when, in the main event of Saturday's UFC Fight Night 84 , Anderson Silva landed ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about over 1 year ago 22,695 reads 51 comments

  19. UFC Fight Night 84 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from London

    It wasn't quite Royce Gracie vs. Ken Shamrock 3. But the main event of UFC Fight Night 84 in London was the UFC's version of a legend vs. legend bout...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about over 1 year ago 60,312 reads 146 comments

  20. March Madness 2016: Stock Watch for Bubble Teams at Week 16

    The bubble membrane is as thick and slippery now as it is any time during college basketball season. Teams land on it, bounce off, slide down, gain purchase on the side or drop into oblivion...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about over 1 year ago 22,952 reads 25 comments

  21. Conor McGregor Is MMA's Best Trash Talker, but Nate Diaz Is Up to the Challenge

    Conor McGregor was a surgical scalpel, Nate Diaz was a railroad tie and the news conference to formally announce and promote their fight at UFC 196 was one for the books...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about over 1 year ago 71,052 reads 238 comments

  22. The Most Entertaining Players in the 2015-16 College Basketball Season

    At this time of year, entertaining college basketball players are more than flash. You need wins, too. Empty stats aren't cutting it anymore...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about over 1 year ago 8,960 reads 26 comments

  23. Marion Reneau to Appeal UFC Pittsburgh Judges' Decision for Ashlee Evans-Smith

    Marion Reneau isn't leaving it in the hands of the judges. The women's bantamweight, who lost a controversial split decision to Ashlee Evans-Smith Sunday at UFC Fight Night 83 in ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about over 1 year ago 1,083 reads 4 comments

  24. Holly Holm Manager: Holm Proposed Catchweight Fight with 'Cyborg' Justino

    The manager for UFC women's bantamweight champion Holly Holm said he has proposed to UFC officials a 140-pound catchweight fight between Holm and Cristiane "Cyborg" Justino.

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about over 1 year ago 43,564 reads 100 comments

  25. UFC Fight Night 83 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Pittsburgh

    UFC Fight Night 83 and its fighters faced plenty of misfortune in the run-up to the event, held Sunday night in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. No fewer than seven competitors originally booked for the event had to drop out for one reason or another...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about over 1 year ago 26,717 reads 38 comments