1. 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 11 months ago 21,481 reads 8 comments

  2. 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 11 months ago 11,345 reads 12 comments

  3. 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 11 months ago 12,870 reads 38 comments

  4. 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 11 months ago 191 reads 0 comments

  5. 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 11 months ago 47,925 reads 79 comments

  6. 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 11 months ago 5,969 reads 7 comments

  7. 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 11 months ago 8,628 reads 12 comments

  8. 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 11 months ago 36,593 reads 100 comments

  9. 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 11 months ago 4,750 reads 12 comments

  10. 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 11 months ago 3,679 reads 2 comments

  11. 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 11 months ago 14,776 reads 32 comments

  12. 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 11 months ago 26,184 reads 27 comments

  13. 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 11 months ago 17,585 reads 12 comments

  14. 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 11 months ago 34,016 reads 71 comments

  15. 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 11 months ago 32,197 reads 22 comments

  16. 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 11 months ago 8,043 reads 20 comments

  17. 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 12 months ago 10,169 reads 7 comments

  18. 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 12 months ago 9,311 reads 8 comments

  19. Derrick Lewis, Doo Ho Choi and the Hardest Hitters in the UFC Right Now

    Fans of the knockout have some things to look forward to this weekend. First, on Friday, you have UFC Fight Night 102 going down from Albany, New York. In that main event, you have heavyweight Shamil Abdurakhimov taking on Derrick Lewis...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 12 months ago 93,022 reads 50 comments

  20. Jon Jones Deadlifts 600 Pounds

    This deadlift was brought to you without the aid of erectile dysfunction medication. It's important that you know that going in...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 12 months ago 6,735 reads 36 comments

  21. Bjorn Rebney of MMA Union: UFC 'Outrageous, Despicable' in Fighter Treatment

    Bjorn Rebney isn't known for playing nice. As one of the faces of a new move toward fighter unionization, he's not curbing that behavior now...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 12 months ago 6,115 reads 12 comments

  22. The Ultimate Fighter 24 Finale Results: The Real Winners and Losers

    Demetrious Johnson is two things. He is serially unknown, and he is the best active fighter in the UFC today...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 12 months ago 9,757 reads 19 comments

  23. Ranking the 10 Best Performances So Far in the 2016-17 CBB Season

    It has been a pretty good start to the 2016-17 college basketball season. That starts with some tremendous individual performances...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 12 months ago 13,224 reads 23 comments

  24. Two MMA Heavyweights Just Shared the World's Most Awkward Bro Hug

    Am I excited? Am I frightened? Am I embarrassed? European fight fans were left reeling Friday, forced to make sense of their own emotions and one of the strangest and scariest staredown sequences in recent MMA history...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 12 months ago 60,882 reads 32 comments

  25. UFC Fight Night 101 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Melbourne

    UFC Fight Night 101 is not going to earn many votes for Card of the Year. Nothing against anyone personally on the card, including two very good fighters in Robert Whittaker and ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 12 months ago 11,756 reads 19 comments