1. New York Yankees Rotation: Much Improved, but Don't Forget About Wang

    The shopping spree the Yankees went on this off-season has turned more than a few heads. The Yanks wrapped up three of the top free agents available. Two of those free agents were the two most-coveted pitchers on the market...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about over 5 years ago 657 reads 30 comments

  2. So You Want to Be the Home Run King? Don't Forget Your Asterisk

    I was a small boy. I used to ride my bike down the highway and collect empty bottles and tin cans. I would take them to the local convenience store, and trade them in for change...

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  3. UFC 94: Possible Scenarios in The Aftermath

    I’ve been scouring the web for interviews, articles, odds, history, and everything in the middle. I’ve read some great analysis, some hilarious trash talk, and I have contributed more than my share of commentary to this colossal matchup...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about over 5 years ago 576 reads 7 comments

  4. MMA Remembers a Legend for His Lifetime of Contributions

    Gracie. That’s all that needs to be said. That name commands our respect. If you don’t know you should ask somebody who does and take notes...

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  5. Is It Possible There Is a Hole in Fedor's Game?

    A random thought on "the Last Emperor" Fedor Emeliananko. For eight years now, we have had the pleasure of watching Fedor dismantle opponents with such ease and conviction. No one has decisively stopped the man in that time...

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  6. Georges St. Pierre vs. BJ Penn: A Fan's Loyalties Torn in Two at UFC 94

    Georges "Rush" St. Pierre: UFC Welterweight Champion The best way to describe this man would be "class act". This is an absolutely elite athlete. He is ambitious and successful. This is a man who is well spoken despite language barriers...

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  7. Is The Ultimate Fighter Series a Help or Hindrance to the UFC?

    In January 2001 The Ultimate Fighting Championship was purchased by Lorenzo and Frank Fertitta. Headed by then boxing promoter Dana White and parent company Zuffa, which is Italian for "fight", the UFC had turned the page and entered a new era of MMA...

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  8. UFC 93 War Report: Rich Franklin Will Beat Dan Henderson

    At UFC 93, January 17th in Dublin Ireland, former UFC middleweight champion Rich "Ace" Franklin faces off with former Pride welterweight and middleweight champion Dan "Hendo/Hollywood" Henderson...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about over 5 years ago 212 reads 9 comments

  9. Yankee Catcher Jorge Posada Must Take It Slow, Meaning No WBC

    Apparently Jorge Posada's rehab is ahead of schedule. If you ask him, that is. Brian Cashman and the Yankees organization are not even convinced he is on track to be the opening day ...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about over 5 years ago 187 reads 6 comments

  10. Could MMA Ever Be Candidate For Olympic Consideration?

    The Olympics have been the standard of athletic competition between participating countries for centuries. Between the summer and winter games, it would seem every sport under the sun is contested between the very best various countries have to offer...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about over 5 years ago 432 reads 23 comments

  11. Hey, Andy Pettitte: Are You a New York Yankee or Aren't You?

    To the commoners, six million dollars sounds like a ton of money. Generally speaking, it is quite a healthy amount. In today's economy, six million may very well keep some businesses afloat...

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  12. Yushin Okami: Why Is the No. 1 MW Contender Fighting on the Undercard?

    The UFC has always been filled with ups and downs, surprises, and disappointments. Many times, moves that are made, make perfect sense, at other times they make absolutely no sense at all...

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  13. The New York Yankees: To Hate Or Not to Hate? Part Three: To Hate Indeed!

    The ink isn't even dry on two fresh contracts, totalling somewhere in the ball park of 240 million dollars. Yet it seems the Yankees still have more items to cross off their list this offseason...

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  14. C.C. Sabathia to The Bronx: Is This a Bad Idea at This Point?

    One of the best pitchers in the game is without a home. One of the most recognizable brands in baseball needs a pitcher, that could be said in a plural sense. A record-breaking offer is on the table...

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  15. UFC Title Belts: Are They Really Necessary? I Am Starting To Wonder

    Brock Lesnar While ever improving, and obviously capable, Brock won a belt that really should hold no weight to the pure MMA fan. There was no discussion of the fight between Randy and who ever, when they offered an interim belt to Big Nog and Tim Sylvia.

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about over 5 years ago 1,981 reads 24 comments

  16. Fedor "The Last Emporer" Emelianenko: A Modern Day Ronin

    In feudal Japan, a Ronin was known to be a Samurai with no lord or master. The master may have been lost to self ruin, or having fallen in combat. The latter scenario would indicate a loss of honor for the Ronin for being unable to protect his lord...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about over 5 years ago 357 reads 7 comments

  17. Bruce Lee and Jeet Kune Do: Paving the Road for MMA As We Know It

    Who are the most unstoppable fighters in the world of MMA today? What are their styles? What are their disciplines? One of those three questions are simple. The other two, may prove more difficult to answer...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about over 5 years ago 119 reads 60 comments

  18. New York Yankees: To Hate or Not to Hate?Part Two: Dollars and Sense

    Running a business is a simple idea, right? The overall point, develop a product or service, decide the quality of said product or service, deliver that product or service to the public with intentions of making a profit...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about over 5 years ago 570 reads 16 comments

  19. New York Yankees: To Hate or Not to Hate? Part One: Where Are Your Loyalties?

    Diversity, opposition, style, passion, loyalty. There are many things that separate us. We are all individuals, shaped by our lives, opportunities, and the people who came before us...

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  20. My Fellow MMA Writers, It's Time to Take Our Place on The Front Page

    An outstanding article was written awhile back about the question, "Is MMA a sport?" The article was very well researched and very well written. I should know, I wrote it. One of our top writers gave it their POTD, so it could not have been that bad...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about over 5 years ago 287 reads 39 comments

  21. Why I Now Call It The Brocktagon

    As some of you know, I enjoy baseball as much, if not more, than fighting. To further that, I am a Yankee fan to the bone. Go ahead and laugh it up, I'll wait. I enjoy the history of the sport, and most of all the rivalries...

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  22. Game

    Game: Describes the quality of a fighter; a willingness to face danger; displays spirit and eagerness to compete; a disregard for ones safety in the midst of combat...

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  23. Taking a Moment to Pay Respect to Something Greater Than Sports

    Athletics are based on competition. No matter the sport, the venue, or the athletes competing, the competition is based on opposing sides or teams, both hoping to conquer the other to taste the glory of victory, and avoid the bitter taste of defeat...

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  24. Randy Couture Will Beat Brock Lesnar; We Should Already Know This!

    Not one lick of research, not one moment of doubt: Randy Couture beats Brock Lesnar and sends him where he belongs. He'll send Brock down in the rankings to learn and earn his way back to a title shot he may very well deserve when the time comes...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about over 5 years ago 527 reads 23 comments

  25. W.E.C. 36 11/05/08: No Hype, Just Good Plain Fights

    There is a lot going on in the world of MMA over the next week and a half. Many dues are being paid, breaking down the UFC superfight, between Captain America Randy "The Natural" Couture and Brock "The Behemoth" Lesnar for the UFC Heavyweight Belt...

    Todd Jackson Written by Todd Jackson about over 5 years ago 247 reads 24 comments