1. 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 6 months ago 23,544 reads 0 comments

  2. '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 6 months ago 41,319 reads 0 comments

  3. 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 6 months ago 13,657 reads 3 comments

  4. 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 6 months ago 15,998 reads 23 comments

  5. 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 6 months ago 124,376 reads 46 comments

  6. 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 6 months ago 115,467 reads 74 comments

  7. 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 6 months ago 10,391 reads 25 comments

  8. 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 7 months ago 21,367 reads 8 comments

  9. 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 7 months ago 11,344 reads 12 comments

  10. 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 7 months ago 12,866 reads 38 comments

  11. Ranking the Most Important Bench Players in College Basketball

    Basketball teams cannot live on stars alone. You'll bloat up with hydrogen and burn yourself. No, instead you need a balanced diet. Everyone understands this to be true...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 183 reads 0 comments

  12. UFC 207 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Rousey vs. Nunes Fight Card

    There are always plenty of lessons following any fight card, but the learning curve is not usually as steep as it was for UFC 207 on Friday night from Las Vegas...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 47,913 reads 79 comments

  13. WSOF: For Champ David Branch, Good Things Come in Twos

    David Branch can't pick just one fighter as a comparison point. Instead, he goes for a median between two notable poles. "Andre Ward is more of a well-rounded boxer," he said. "Bernard Hopkins took it to another level as he matured and aged...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 5,965 reads 7 comments

  14. Cain Velasquez Says He Was Ready for UFC 207, Disagrees with Decision to Cancel

    Former heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez , whose rematch with Fabricio Werdum at Friday's UFC 207 was canceled under some strange circumstances, released a statement on Wednesday offering his side of the story...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 8,611 reads 12 comments

  15. Mike Goldberg out as UFC Play-by-Play Man, Jim Rome a Candidate to Replace Him

    Mike Goldberg, the UFC's longtime play-by-play announcer and a controversial figure in MMA circles, will leave the UFC after Friday's UFC 207 broadcast...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 36,569 reads 100 comments

  16. UFC 207: Key Storylines for Nunes vs. Rousey Fight Card in Las Vegas

    No MMA fan needs to be coaxed toward the key storyline of UFC 207. Any blind horse with half a nostril can sense it...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 4,750 reads 12 comments

  17. The Best Dunks so Far in the 2016-17 College Basketball Season

    This is a pretty fun slideshow. It's just a bunch of videos of awesome dunks. To be precise, the best dunks at the holiday pole of the 2016-17 men's college basketball campaign. This kind of stuff right here sells itself...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 3,677 reads 2 comments

  18. Gegard Mousasi Puts Chris Weidman on Blast, Claims Weidman Not Accepting Fight

    UPDATE: Weidman has responded to Mousasi via his own Twitter account. Gegard Mousasi and Chris Weidman—two of the top middleweights in the UFC or anywhere else—could soon lock horns...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 14,773 reads 32 comments

  19. Dan Hardy Responds to Mickey Gall's Callout

    Mickey Gall, fresh off the Saturday chokeout of Sage Northcutt he requested and predicted, has now called out Dan Hardy...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 26,175 reads 27 comments

  20. Ranking the Top College Basketball Conferences in 2016-17

    Conference play is right around the corner in the 2016-17 college basketball season. Are you ready? I'm going to level with you right now: I don't think you're ready...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 17,381 reads 12 comments

  21. UFC on Fox 22: Live Results, Play-by-Play and Fight Card Highlights

    UFC on Fox 22 went down Saturday from Sacramento, California. You may know the evening's main-eventer, Paige VanZant, from Dancing With the Stars ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 34,010 reads 71 comments

  22. UFC 206 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Pettis vs. Holloway Fight Card

    The belt may not have been the gold standard, but the fight was. After Daniel Cormier's injury forced the cancellation of the original UFC 206 main event, UFC brass filled the void with a little sleight of hand...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 32,193 reads 22 comments

  23. Which Red-Hot College Basketball Stars Will Start to Cool Off?

    It can't all be sunshine and cupcakes forever in college basketball. Scheduling cupcakes, if you get my drift. Soon the big, bad conference portion of the program will begin, which is when we can truly separate wheat from chaff...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 8,042 reads 20 comments

  24. UFC Fight Night 102 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Albany

    Do not adjust your screens. Yes, that is a normal-sized man standing in between Shamil Abdurakhimov and Derrick Lewis. OK, maybe he's not on a podium or something, but still...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 10,167 reads 7 comments

  25. UFC 206 and UFC Fight Night 102 Picks: Bleacher Report Main Card Staff Picks

    Bring them out. Like the old, Gordian-knotted strings of lights that just spent a year in the company of some lovely oiled rags. Bring out the old Christmastime cliches. Because we're about to unwrap a big present from the UFC this weekend...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 7 months ago 9,310 reads 8 comments