1. NCAA Tournament 2016: Most Intriguing Storylines to Watch in the Final Four

    This Saturday marks the beginning of one of the strangest Final Fours in recent memory. If this crazy-even-by-March Madness-standards tournament stays true to form, it could also end up as one of the best...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 3,271 reads 3 comments

  2. UFC Brass 'Disappointed' in Jon Jones, Call Actions 'Dumb,' but UFC 197 Goes on

    The UFC was not impressed with Jon Jones' performance. Jones was arrested Tuesday for violating his probation ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 13,018 reads 9 comments

  3. Famous Cutman Jacob 'Stitch' Duran, Recently Fired by UFC, Signs with Bellator

    Cutman Jacob "Stitch" Duran, a between-round fixture for many of the largest boxing and MMA fights in recent memory, has signed a multiyear deal with Bellator MMA less than a year after UFC officials fired him for publicly criticizing their company...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 9,180 reads 19 comments

  4. UFC 198 in Brazil on Pace for Record Sellout, More Brazil Events Set for Fall

    Organizers of UFC 198, which takes place on May 14 at Arena da Baixada in Curitiba, Brazil, sold 32,000 tickets in the first day of sales, putting the show on pace to ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 5,445 reads 8 comments

  5. Knee-Jerk Reactions After the 2016 McDonald's All-American Game

    The nation's top college basketball prospects once again convened under the statue of Michael Jordan in Chicago for the McDonald's All-American Game on Wednesday, as the West topped the East, 114-107...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 56,984 reads 84 comments

  6. UFC Releases Heavyweight Grinder Jared Rosholt

    Jared Rosholt , a successful but unexciting MMA heavyweight, has been released from the UFC's roster. Ariel Helwani of MMAFighting .com broke the news Wednesday afternoon, citing an unnamed UFC official...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 8,846 reads 30 comments

  7. Vitor Belfort Slams UFC Reebok Deal, Says He's Lost Millions

    The UFC's deal with apparel giant Reebok has cost Vitor Belfort millions of dollars in sponsorship revenue. That's according to the fighter himself, who spoke Monday with Guilherme Cruz of MMA Fighting ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 10,678 reads 40 comments

  8. Chris Weidman: Loss to Luke Rockhold Spurred Me to Change

    Chris Weidman appears to have learned some valuable lessons after losing his UFC middleweight title to Luke Rockhold ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 8 months ago 17,839 reads 25 comments

  9. Paige VanZant Dazzles on 'Dancing with the Stars' Despite Partner Injury

    MMA fighters are no strangers to last-second lineup changes. UFC women's strawweight Paige VanZant proved that point—with extreme prejudice—Monday on Dancing with ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 11,194 reads 8 comments

  10. Head-to-Toe Breakdown of Final Four Superstar Buddy Hield

    Buddy Hield is the biggest star of the 2016 Final Four. You can slice the conversation six ways from Sunday, but you aren't going to extrapolate anything that takes you anywhere ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 2,486 reads 6 comments

  11. In Re-Signing Emmanuel Sanchez, Bellator Bolsters Its Prospect Stable

    Bellator has gained widespread attention recently for booking well-known but over-the-hill fighters. The promotion made a move in the exact opposite direction Monday when it quietly re-signed one of its most decorated prospects...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 6,236 reads 2 comments

  12. The 10 Best Entrance Songs in the UFC Right Now

    Is there anything in MMA more important than the entrance song? I can't think of anything. Search your feelings. You know this to be true...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 67,632 reads 86 comments

  13. EA Sports Apologizes to Khabib Nurmagomedov for UFC Video Game Religion Flap

    EA Sports officials would probably rather not have had to deal with a religion-based controversy in their newly released UFC video game. But here they are...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 22,344 reads 0 comments

  14. MMA Is Legal in New York: Lifting Ban on Pro Competition Is Worth Celebrating

    It's the middle of March. With the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade still months away, Manhattan certainly isn't doing anything with, what, Sixth Avenue this time of year. So let's have us MMA fans take a stroll down this little parade route...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 10,531 reads 53 comments

  15. Kimbo Slice, Ken Shamrock Bring More Embarrassment with Failed Drug Test Results

    The B-movie horror flick that was Bellator 149 somehow just got a little scarier and a little more embarrassing. Main event fighter Ken Shamrock and co-main event fighter Kimbo Slice both failed drug tests for anabolic steroids...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 62,839 reads 36 comments

  16. Sweet 16 2016: Upset Meter for Every Game

    As you may recall, there were some upsets in the first four days of full NCAA tournament action. But what about the next round? When you belly up to a feeding trough as deep as ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 52,817 reads 147 comments

  17. UFC Fight Night 85 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Australia

    We interrupt your college basketball binge-watching with this update on an entirely different kind of madness. A world away from Duke vs...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 37,876 reads 64 comments

  18. NCAA Tournament 2016: Biggest Bracket-Busters Through the 1st Round

    Look more closely. Those aren't spring flower petals dancing in the breeze. After two days of action, college hoops fans are tossing brackets in the air like so many crestfallen dog track patrons...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 26,008 reads 31 comments

  19. UFC Analyst and Former Contender Dan Hardy Breaks Down UFC Fight Night 85

    In the main event of UFC Fight Night 85, heavyweight head-hunter Mark Hunt welcomes dangerous submission artist and ex-champ Frank Mir to Brisbane, Australia. There's no question those are the two most famous fighters on the card...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 3,136 reads 1 comments

  20. A Fair Shout: On Eve of FS1 Debut, Dan Hardy Talks Bias in MMA Broadcasting

    It's not impossible for sportscasters to cover an athlete or team with which they are personally affiliated. But that sort of professionalism is not automatic, especially when a media member also happens to be a competitor...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 13,608 reads 33 comments

  21. Top UFC Welterweight Rory MacDonald Could Be Latest to Test Free Agency

    Rory MacDonald's contract negotiations with the UFC have not borne fruit, and now the top welterweight contender says he's open to signing with another promotion...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 6,264 reads 51 comments

  22. NCAA Bracket 2016: Complete Guide to East Region

    The second-to-last stage of guesswork is complete. Four more days of the stuff, and then we can finally, thankfully let the teams decide...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 37,936 reads 94 comments

  23. NCAA Conference Tournaments 2016: Last-Second Predictions for Major Conferences

    Part of what makes March Madness the greatest sporting event in the world is the appetizer that leads up to the Big Dance. That would be the conference tournaments, where teams vie for automatic tournament berths and/or optimal seeding...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 50,876 reads 125 comments

  24. Keep Good Going: The Hottest Players Heading into March Madness

    In college basketball, if a team can manage to heat up as the weather does, it's made some pretty good company for itself. The snow and cold are letting go, and conference tournaments will soon get rolling in earnest...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 14,918 reads 53 comments

  25. Miesha Tate and Nate Diaz Wins Will Help with UFC's Long-Term Matchmaking

    Three dimes vs. one quarter. At first glance, the quarter is certainly the largest thing there. Shinier? Oh, much shinier. But I want to take this opportunity to let you in on a little secret: Cumulatively, the dimes are actually worth more...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 9 months ago 8,082 reads 21 comments