1. 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 5 months ago 60,238 reads 146 comments

  2. 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 5 months ago 22,946 reads 25 comments

  3. 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 5 months ago 70,924 reads 238 comments

  4. 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 5 months ago 8,917 reads 26 comments

  5. 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 5 months ago 1,038 reads 4 comments

  6. 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 5 months ago 43,527 reads 100 comments

  7. 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 5 months ago 26,660 reads 38 comments

  8. Bellator 149 Results: Real Winners and Losers from Gracie vs. Shamrock 3 Card

    You may know Bellator 149 by its more common, if less official name: That Thing That Had Ken Shamrock and Royce Gracie and Kimbo Slice and Dada 5000 in It. Whatever makes you feel good...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 months ago 37,359 reads 47 comments

  9. UFC Fight Night 83 Predictions: Main Card Staff Picks for Cowboy vs. Cowboy

    The UFC limps into the Steel City for a rare Sunday card. UFC Fight Night 83 contains some interesting matchups, as all UFC and many other MMA cards tend to do, but no one should ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 months ago 14,948 reads 5 comments

  10. The Beaten Path: WSOF Bantamweight Timur Valiev Is Dagestan's Latest Prospect

    Timur Valiev wants you to appreciate Dagestan for two things: fighting and hospitality. “The first thing you do in Dagestan is fight,” he said. “You no fight [sic], nobody respect you...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 months ago 1,237 reads 1 comments

  11. UFC Fight Night 83: Lauren Murphy and the Psychology of MMA Heartbreak

    Tunnel vision is a side effect of adrenaline. It comes on during extreme moments like, oh, say, a fight. But during the fight, Lauren Murphy was seeing just fine...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 months ago 3,276 reads 4 comments

  12. Gracie vs. Shamrock 3 and the 10 Biggest Freak-Show Fights in MMA History

    There's probably a nicer way to put it than "freak show," but not a whole lot nicer. There are probably also nicer ways to make a buck, particularly for older guys who poured the foundation of modern MMA ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 months ago 31,215 reads 24 comments

  13. Biggest Jekyll and Hyde Teams in College Basketball in 2015-16

    There are ups and downs in every college basketball season. More so for some teams than for others. It's a game of runs and a season of runs. Sometimes teams, like players, are just a little streaky, though...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 months ago 8,746 reads 23 comments

  14. Matchups We Would Love to See in the 2016 NCAA Tournament

    I don't mean to alarm anyone, but we are now less than one month away from Selection Sunday for the 2016 NCAA tournament. We're in the belly of the beast now. The real guts of conference play...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 months ago 24,421 reads 83 comments

  15. Bellator President Scott Coker Addresses Lightweight Champ Brooks' Criticisms

    Bellator MMA lightweight champ Will Brooks might be the Bellator promotion's best fighter these days. So when tweets come from his official account expressing dissatisfaction with the organization, they are bound to attract attention...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 months ago 7,852 reads 8 comments

  16. Britain's Cage Warriors Fighting Championship Returns in April After Long Hiatus

    Cage Warriors Fighting Championship—the Great Britain-based MMA promotion that spawned Conor McGregor, Gegard Mousasi, Dan Hardy, Martin Kampmann and a host of other prominent ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 months ago 1,572 reads 0 comments

  17. Conor McGregor Coach John Kavanagh Open to McGregor vs. Robbie Lawler

    Conor McGregor wants to fight Robbie Lawler. Do you think anyone would watch that? McGregor, who is the UFC featherweight champion, faces UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 196 on March 5 for the lightweight belt...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 months ago 19,332 reads 97 comments

  18. College Basketball Freshmen Poised to Have Breakout Sophomore Seasons

    There's always next season. Unless you're a freshman playing for an elite college basketball team. Then it becomes like 50/50. Sure, the one-and-doners are the cream of the talent crop, but they're not the only ones in the equation...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 months ago 11,692 reads 35 comments

  19. CM Punk Will Debut in UFC as Underdog Against Mickey Gall

    CM Punk , the retired pro wrestler who is transitioning to MMA , opened as a betting underdog for his UFC debut against welterweight Mickey Gall...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 months ago 1,962 reads 8 comments

  20. The State of the UFC Welterweight Division

    Last Saturday witnessed a shake-up in the UFC's most unshakeupable division. Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson melted Johny Hendricks with long punches and a massive head kick to earn a first-round knockout and contender status at welterweight...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 months ago 16,819 reads 91 comments

  21. Ranking the Most Unstoppable Offenses in College Basketball

    You can't win if you don't score. It's not the only key to a winning formula, but it's pretty darn important. From low majors up to bluebloods, it's pretty clear by now which teams have the right ingredients for offensive success...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 months ago 17,888 reads 45 comments

  22. Roy Nelson: Jared Rosholt a Great Athlete but 'Not a Fighter'

    Roy Nelson did enough to win at UFC Fight Night 82, but just barely. Nelson's co-main event with fellow heavyweight Jared Rosholt resulted in a unanimous-decision victory for Big Country...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 months ago 2,703 reads 3 comments

  23. UFC Fight Night 82 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Full Fight Card

    Johny Hendricks is the living, breathing embodiment of UFC Fight Night 82. When the curtain rose in Las Vegas Saturday, both the event and its main-eventer were in need of a turnaround...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 months ago 26,057 reads 65 comments

  24. One-Dimensional College Basketball Teams That Will Struggle in March

    Things tend to tighten up in March. Every possession counts. Teams know opponents' tendencies and pull out all the stops they can to stop them. So it's good to have options. If a team doesn't have options, well, it can still win...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 months ago 14,510 reads 32 comments

  25. UFC Donates $1M, Pledges Ongoing Support for Fighter Brain Health Study

    The UFC will give $1 million to the Cleveland Clinic's Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Las Vegas as part of a continuing commitment to supporting the center's Professional Fighters Brain Health Study...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 months ago 1,534 reads 15 comments