1. The Top Feel-Good Storylines of the 2016-17 NCAA Basketball Season so Far

    Sure, college basketball has its blue bloods. You know who it boils down to in the end. But if you're only worried about the end, you're missing the best part. The end isn't where the story is written...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 2,102 reads 0 comments

  2. UFC 208 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Holm vs de Randamie Fight Card

    If you thought the only weird thing about UFC 208 was that the promotion planned a big event for Brooklyn, New York, in the dead of winter, you have only begun to scratch the surface of this card's weirdness...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 41,968 reads 0 comments

  3. Relive Holly Holm's Greatest Pro Boxing Moments

    On Saturday, Holly Holm , fairly or not, attempts to avoid the label of one-hit wonder. When she faces Germaine de Randamie in the main event of UFC 208, she'll be fighting not ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 16,851 reads 0 comments

  4. Top MMA Prospect Aaron Pico Targets Pro Debut in July, Wants James Gallagher

    Aaron Pico, probably the most hyped prospect in MMA 's young history, is almost fully rehabbed from a serious knee injury and plans to make his pro debut in July for the Bellator promotion...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 11,795 reads 0 comments

  5. Could Former UFC Champ Frankie Edgar Be Latest to Test Out Free Agency?

    Frankie Edgar is a little fed up. That's not a new stance from the popular former UFC champion. But he's not backing off it, either, and with his UFC contract set to expire, it could be causing Edgar's eye to wander...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 12,470 reads 0 comments

  6. 1-Dimensional College Basketball Teams That Will Struggle in March

    "Struggle" is a relative term. If a team is in a top-10 position here in the regular season, "struggle" doesn't mean that team is going to lose in the first round of the NIT...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 18,965 reads 0 comments

  7. Sage Northcutt, Max Holloway Go Ham on Houston Rockets Mascot

    When will it end, I ask you? When will it once again be safe for mascots to tread the sidelines of our nation's professional basketball games? If UFC fighters have anything to say about it, we could be in for an extended time of darkness...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 7,994 reads 0 comments

  8. The 10 UFC Fighters Who Are Most Fun to Watch

    It's hard to pick just 10, especially given a burgeoning new guard of UFC action fighters. That's what makes this job so hard. You think it's easy to narrow down the 10 UFC fighters who are the most fun to watch? I beg to differ, sir or madam...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 31,019 reads 0 comments

  9. Ranking the Top College Basketball Coach of Year Candidates for 2016-17

    Doing more with less. That mantra makes the Coach of the Year debate fun, especially in college basketball. It's also typically the race's deciding factor. Well, that and having an amazing team...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 2,018 reads 0 comments

  10. UFC on Fox 23 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Denver Fight Card

    If you slumbered on UFC on Fox 23, you missed a title eliminator bout, one of the best action fights possible in the welterweight division and the most exciting prospect in the heavyweight division...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 18,401 reads 0 comments

  11. UFC on Fox 23: Bleacher Report Main Card Staff Predictions

    There's a lot of pop in this little main card. UFC on Fox 23, going down this Saturday from Denver, isn't getting the same run as most other Fox cards. It's not getting the same run as the last Fox card, which featured Paige VanZant...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 month ago 29,920 reads 0 comments

  12. Announcer Mike Goldberg on UFC Departure: 'It Was a Shock'

    If Mike Goldberg's UFC departure struck you as a bit abrupt, you weren't the only one. "It was a shock," Goldberg said Monday on The MMA Hour broadcast with host Ariel Helwani ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 2 months ago 45,758 reads 0 comments

  13. Bleacher Report's Top 25 MMA Prospects for 2017, Part 1

    No sport needs prospects like MMA needs prospects. It's the hard truth underpinning a high churn rate...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 2 months ago 22,993 reads 0 comments

  14. NSFW: Brennan Ward Posts Photo of Deep Gash Following Flying-Knee KO at Bellator

    When you look inside a cut and can't see the bottom, that's a pretty deep cut. Actually, when you can look inside a cut at all, there are significant problems...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 2 months ago 81,486 reads 0 comments

  15. Bellator 170 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Sonnen vs. Ortiz Card

    Was this the biggest card in Bellator history? If it wasn't, it was pretty close. In the main event, you had two very famous fighters in former UFC contender Chael Sonnen , ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 2 months ago 24,190 reads 0 comments

  16. The Biggest Overachievers in College Basketball So Far in 2016-17

    It might be a corny device, but listing a dictionary definition is apt in this case. Merriam-Webster defines an overachiever as "one who achieves success over and above the standard or expected level, especially at an early age...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 2 months ago 23,521 reads 0 comments

  17. 'Mr. Guillotine' Notches 24-Second Chokeout at LFA 2

    Move over, Cody McKenzie . MMA may have a new king of the guillotine. OK, maybe that's a little hasty. After all, Mitch "Mister Guillotine" White is only 3-1 as a pro, but all three of those wins came by way of the guillotine choke...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 2 months ago 41,248 reads 0 comments

  18. Hisaki Kato on Ralek Gracie: Either It Will Be Boring or I Will Knock Him out

    Hisaki Kato is not like a box of chocolates. You know exactly what the hell you’re getting with him...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 2 months ago 13,631 reads 3 comments

  19. Buying or Selling Each Top 10 Team as a National Championship Contender

    In college basketball, the NCAA tournament is when everything comes to fruition, but right now is the hard stuff...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 2 months ago 15,981 reads 23 comments

  20. Brutal Powerbomb in MMA Fight Ends in Worst Way Possible for Guy on Losing End

    No, it's not pro wrestling. It just looks that way. You don't see a lot of powerbombs on the unscripted side of the combat sports world. But fans saw one Friday at Superstar Fight 7, an event airing from Hunan, China...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 2 months ago 124,309 reads 46 comments

  21. For Love, Not Money: How Low Fighter Pay Is Undermining MMA

    Conor McGregor's Lamborghini purrs like Mike Tyson's tiger. Greener than the border of a fresh dollar bill, the Lambo spits fire like someone just threatened its khaleesi. Henry Ford and H...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 2 months ago 112,681 reads 74 comments

  22. Yair Rodriguez: 'It Was Kind of Surprising' to Get Matchup with Aging BJ Penn

    This weekend at UFC Fight Night 103, a young lion and an aging lion face off when 24-year-old phenom Yair Rodriguez faces 38-year-old former two-division champion BJ Penn ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 10,374 reads 25 comments

  23. After Another Domestic Violence Arrest, Time to Ban Cody East for Life

    What, exactly, does an MMA fighter have to do to receive a lifetime ban? It's tough to say. There's precedent for it, but the intricacies of the legal system, athletic commissions and fight promotion game make the action unusual...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 21,073 reads 8 comments

  24. Ronda Rousey Sidelined Until at Least Mid-February After UFC 207 Beating

    It is anybody's guess whether Ronda Rousey will ever fight again. But if she does return, she'll first need to wait until February 14 to do so, thanks to the damage she sustained in her knockout loss to Amanda Nunes Friday at UFC 207...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 11,317 reads 12 comments

  25. Tony Ferguson, Khabib Nurmagomedov Spar over Terms of Potential Blockbuster

    Khabib Nurmagomedov is putting considerable money where his considerable mouth is, but Tony Ferguson isn't backing away from what he says he needs for their fight to happen...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 3 months ago 12,853 reads 38 comments