1. Tournament 2017: Ranking the Most Likely Upsets in Round of 64

    It's the middle of the night. You bolt awake in bed, panic rooted in your chest like a vice grip. "Ahhh!" you begin...

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  2. Amateur MMA Fighter Fee Chrystall Opens Up on Battle with Anorexia

    In the leaden light of the Scottish morning, Fiona Chrystall—you can call her Fee—lifted the whistling kettle off the stove. She poured the boiling water over half a biscuit of Weetabix, a cereal akin to Shredded Wheat...

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  3. NCAA Bracket 2017: Complete Guide to the Midwest Region

    Here we go. The Kansas Jayhawks fell into a thorny draw in the Midwest Region of the NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship. Their prize for that Big 12 quarterfinals loss to TCU was the top seed in a snake den including Louisville at No...

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  4. NCAA Tournament 2017: Ranking the Hottest Teams Heading into Selection Sunday

    Is there anything better than daytime basketball in mid-March? There's already far too much bad college basketball poetry out there about this, so I won't burden people any further with things of that nature...

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  5. The 10 Best Fighters Outside the UFC

    MMA has a wider universe than just the UFC. You probably know that, but do you really know it? Yes, the UFC tends the strings for a massive portion of the sport's athletic talent...

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  6. Dark Horses to Watch in College Basketball Power Conference Tournaments

    Everyone knows the front-runners. Now it's time for the sleepers. For different reasons, every power-conference tournament carries some interest. Not all of them have in the equation what you might call a legitimate dark horse, but several of them do...

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  7. Georges St-Pierre on Bisping's Embarrassing Trash Talk, New UFC Fight Deal

    All together now: Georges St-Pierre was not impressed with Michael Bisping 's performance. At least when it came to the trash talk Bisping volleyed toward St-Pierre at a news conference last week...

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  8. UFC 209 Results: Real Winners and Losers from Woodley vs. Thompson Fight Card

    Into every life, a little rain must fall. MMA fans are accustomed to packing their umbrellas, and they needed them this week...

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  9. Who's Hot, Who's Not in College Basketball on Eve of Championship Week?

    For scores of programs and their fans, championship week is not an appetizer. It's the entree and the soup and the bread and the olive oil...

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  10. That Time Conor McGregor Criticized Khabib Nurmagomedov for Withdrawals

    Give it up one more time for Mystic Mac. Conor McGregor conferred that moniker on himself for predicting—quite accurately—when and how his fights would end...

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  11. The Most Incredible Buzzer-Beaters of the 2016-17 College Basketball Season

    Like in the eye of a hurricane, everything goes almost supernaturally silent. The crowd sucks in its collective breath, momentarily capturing the full energy of the moment...

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  12. Ex-NFL Player Greg Hardy Will Take Anger Management Courses, Still Training MMA

    Greg Hardy, the former Pro Bowl defensive end whose NFL career was short-circuited by several issues, including a domestic violence conviction that was later dismissed , will undergo ...

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  13. Breaking Down the Most Exciting Conference Title Races in College Basketball

    Down the stretch they come. If you don't think regular-season conference titles mean anything in college basketball, then I'm afraid you're not watching...

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  14. 5 UFC Fighters Who Should Consider Jumping to Bellator

    With the UFC under uncertain new leadership and evidently looking to offload perceived ballast , suddenly the fields of Bellator look a lot greener. A little bouncier and more lush, well nourished, yawning from Thackerville to the Mohegan Sun...

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  15. The Coaches on the Hottest Seats in College Basketball with March Approaching

    In this segment of the college basketball calendar, underperforming coaches are the frogs in the stewpot . The heat is slowly rising, the water just beginning to simmer...

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  16. That Time Cody Garbrandt Shoved Conor McGregor

    There was a time when people suspected Cody Garbrandt was a little mushy between the ears. A talented knockout artist, yes, but was he also a bit hot-tempered? (Bend pinky , place at corner of mouth...

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  17. UFC Fight Night 105 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Halifax

    Forget that pesky pound-for-pound qualifier; Derrick Lewis is the hardest hitter in the entire UFC, full stop...

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  18. Biggest Jekyll-and-Hyde Teams in College Basketball in 2016-17

    Dr. Jekyll was the name of a really good college basketball team from back in the day. Mr. Hyde was a really bad college basketball team. But get this: They were the same team ! I'm nothing if not highly literate and literary...

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  19. UFC Fight Night 105 Predictions: Bleacher Report Main Card Staff Picks

    From the frozen harbor of Halifax, Nova Scotia , it's UFC Fight Night 105. A rare Sunday fight card, UFC brass presumably saw an open space between Monday's federal holiday and Saturday's Bellator - Fedor Emelianenko blockbuster...

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  20. Josh Koscheck on Bellator, Wonderboy Thompson and Dana White's Old Voice Mails

    Remember back when Josh Koscheck was MMA 's ultimate heel? When he was antagonizing straight men like Georges St-Pierre, UFC camera crews fell all over themselves to record the Kos soaring over the landscape in one of his hobbyist airplanes...

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  21. Cris Cyborg: Germaine De Randamie 'Cannot Run Forever'

    Cristiane "Cyborg" Justino is the 145-pound elephant in the UFC's newest room. The UFC's newest champion, Germaine de Randamie , doesn't seem ready to face that elephant yet...

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  22. Ryan Bader Details Just How Much Money He Lost Per Fight Thanks to Reebok Deal

    Ryan Bader, the veteran light heavyweight contender who is reportedly departing the UFC for Bellator MMA , lost tens of thousands of dollars every time he fought thanks to the UFC's sponsorship deal with Reebok...

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  23. 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...

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  24. 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...

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  25. 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 ...

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