1. 2016 US Olympic Track and Field Trials: What to Watch for on Day 8

    The seventh day of the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials goes down Friday from Eugene, Oregon. NBC Sports Network and NBC Sports Online will broadcast the day's events beginning at 6 p...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 year ago 2,205 reads 0 comments

  2. UFC Veteran Mike Pyle Isn't Ready to Go Fishing Just Yet. Wait, Yes He Is

    Gone fishin'. Somewhere on the list of retiree cliches, somewhere above tapioca but just below shuffleboard, lies fishing. At this point, Mike Pyle has probably heard them all...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 year ago 2,971 reads 1 comments

  3. At UFC Fight Night 90, Derrick Lewis Could Become Fans' New Favorite Heavyweight

    It's two days before UFC Fight Night 90, and Derrick Lewis is cutting weight and doing phone interviews in Las Vegas. A reporter asks him how he's doing. “Horrible," Lewis said...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 year ago 5,025 reads 5 comments

  4. UFC 200: The Definitive Timeline of the Jon Jones-Daniel Cormier Beef

    Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier really don't seem to like each other. That one thing you must remember, or nothing that follows will seem wondrous...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 year ago 5,652 reads 22 comments

  5. UFC Entices Carlos Condit to Return with Risky Match Versus Demian Maia

    Carlos Condit will return to the cage after all. After losing a thin decision to champion Robbie Lawler in January, the popular welterweight wondered aloud about his future in fighting...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 year ago 13,351 reads 91 comments

  6. Brock Lesnar Returns to UFC: The Defining Moments of His MMA Career to Date

    Brock Lesnar is a large man, in multiple ways. Granted, none of his other largenesses happen without his physical largeness, but even so, he looms over both pro wrestling and MMA as a bona fide superstar...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 year ago 12,087 reads 60 comments

  7. Complete Preview of the 2016 US Olympic Swimming Trials

    Swimming is one of the signature events of the Summer Olympic Games. Like its track and field counterparts, the underlying competition—swim the farthest the fastest—is pretty universal...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 year ago 3,788 reads 0 comments

  8. UFC Heavyweight Champ and Ohio Native Stipe Miocic Leads Cavs' Victory Parade

    The Cleveland Curse was recently broken. You know, by Stipe Miocic . Just weeks before LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers delivered the city its first major ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 year ago 15,466 reads 37 comments

  9. After Talk of a 2nd Job, Joanne Calderwood Gets UFC Bonus, New Contract

    Quit your day job. With talk of low MMA fighter pay growing louder, UFC strawweight Joanne Calderwood did a little of her own talking on Instagram ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 year ago 26,150 reads 34 comments

  10. UFC Fight Night 89 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Ottawa

    UFC Fight Night 89 went down Saturday night from the capital city of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario. In the main event of the evening, the stakes were high , as welterweights Rory MacDonald and Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson squared off...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 year ago 25,963 reads 62 comments

  11. Brian Stann Q&A: High Stakes in the Main Event and Beyond at UFC Ottawa

    On one side, a title shot hangs in the balance. On the other side, a win could mean a huge payoff in free agency...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 year ago 1,599 reads 3 comments

  12. The Beaten Path: Middleweight Prospect Phil Hawes Makes a Powerful Sales Pitch

    Aluminum siding salesmen, take note. This is how you close a deal. It takes guts to be an MMA fighter...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 year ago 10,030 reads 8 comments

  13. Brock Lesnar Will Represent Canada, Not U.S., at UFC 200

    He was born in South Dakota. He first gained fame in Minnesota. Now, though, Brock Lesnar has fled north of the border and will represent his adopted home nation of Canada when he fights at UFC 200...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 year ago 69,362 reads 61 comments

  14. Cody Garbrandt Details Backstage Dustup with Dominick Cruz

    Apparently, Dominick Cruz isn't done with Team Alpha Male just yet. At least not if Team Alpha Male has anything to do with it...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 year ago 31,288 reads 104 comments

  15. UFC Grants Brock Lesnar A Special Exemption on Drug Testing

    If you're a professional fighter coming out of retirement, you have to notify the UFC and its drug-testing partner, the United States Anti-Doping Agency, four months in advance. Unless, that is, the UFC says you don't...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 year ago 84,912 reads 196 comments

  16. Dana White Talks About Problems in Conor McGregor, Nate Diaz Negotiations

    UFC President Dana White has had some problems negotiating recently with two of the UFC's biggest fighters...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 year ago 46,787 reads 61 comments

  17. UFC 199: Bleacher Report Main Card Staff Predictions

    UFC 199 goes down this Saturday in the House that Magic Built, also known as the Forum in Inglewood, California. You know what that means: It's showtime...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 year ago 16,986 reads 40 comments

  18. UFC 199: The Definitive Timeline of the Dominick Cruz-Urijah Faber Beef

    "Check the record, bud." With this awesomely tepid verbal blast , the hype for Urijah Faber vs. Dominick Cruz III was off and running. Could there have been a spicier soundbite? Yes...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 year ago 15,575 reads 26 comments

  19. Super Prospect Darrion Caldwell, Melvin Guillard Top Bellator 159 Card

    Darrion Caldwell, a national college wrestling champion and one of the brightest up-and-coming bantamweights in MMA , will vie for a title shot this summer when he faces Joe Taimanglo in the main event of Bellator 159...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 year ago 3,683 reads 4 comments

  20. UFC Fight Night 88 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Las Vegas

    UFC Fight Night 88 flew under the radar a bit. With the Sunday card wedged between higher-wattage pay-per-view cards and stashed in the guts of a holiday weekend, it's understandable that fans might overlook this event...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 year ago 44,853 reads 67 comments

  21. Video: UFC Featherweight Dennis Bermudez Sets New Guinness World Record

    Dennis Bermudez is a man of many parts. One part is his fighting ability as an accomplished veteran in the UFC's featherweight division. He's currently ranked No. 8 among 145-pounders in the official UFC rankings ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 year ago 66,400 reads 33 comments

  22. Nate Diaz Honored by California State Government for Beating Conor McGregor

    Nate Diaz is, indeed, a credit to the community. The 209 is moving up in the world. At least if Diaz —arguably the area code's most famous current resident—has anything to say about it...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 year ago 15,436 reads 49 comments

  23. A Conflict of Interests: MMA Promotion Execs Scrutinized for Managing Fighters

    What if Scott Boras owned a Major League Baseball franchise? What if Drew Rosenhaus or Tom Condon was commissioner of the NFL? There's a reason sports agents aren't allowed ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 year ago 40,291 reads 26 comments

  24. Video: Rousimar Palhares, Mayhem Miller Both Lose by Stoppage at Minor MMA Event

    Rousimar Palhares, the notorious submission grappler banned by both the UFC and World Series of Fighting, lost by first-round knockout Saturday at Venator FC 3, a small MMA promotion based in Italy...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 year ago 61,050 reads 22 comments

  25. Would New Free Agent Will Brooks Be a Good Addition to UFC Lightweight Roster?

    Will Brooks has been released by Bellator . But this isn't just any release. Brooks was Bellator 's reigning lightweight champion. The 29-year-old hasn't lost in more than three years...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 1 year ago 9,026 reads 16 comments