1. UFC 122 Results: Yushin Okami Tops Nate Marquardt and 10 Shockers from Germany

    Yushin Okami and his upset of Nate Marquardt at UFC 122 won't go down in mixed martial arts lore as a monumental upset, but it definitely wasn't the way most observers saw the scrap panning out...

    Andrew Brining Written by Andrew Brining about 4 years ago 2,513 reads 6 comments

  2. UFC 122 Results: Okami-Marquardt and the 10 Worst Decisions in UFC History

    The win posted by Yushin Okami over Nate Marquardt at UFC 122 was not without its detractors. Initially, I was one of them—I didn't see how the judges could've given two of the three rounds to the underdog...

    Andrew Brining Written by Andrew Brining about 4 years ago 5,098 reads 48 comments

  3. UFC 122 Results: Yushin Okami and Top 10 Contenders for Anderson Silva's Belt

    UFC 122 is in the books and wandering eyes are looking forward to the much fatter UFC 123 this weekend. But let's take a moment to pause and consider what Yushin Okami's win over Nate Marquardt in the main event does to the middleweight picture...

    Andrew Brining Written by Andrew Brining about 4 years ago 3,667 reads 41 comments

  4. UFC 122 Results: Yushin Okami Earns Shot, B.J. Penn Talks and 25 Lessons Learned

    You can't say that Yushin Okami abused Nate Marquardt on his way to victory in the UFC 122 co-main event. I'm not even sure you can say he clearly beat Nate the Great, but Thunder got the victory on the scorecards and to the victor go the spoils...

    Andrew Brining Written by Andrew Brining about 4 years ago 7,192 reads 21 comments

  5. UFC 122 Results: Nate Marquardt Vs. Yushin Okami Fight Card Analysis

    UFC 122 will see Nate Marquardt and Yushin Okami squaring off for an eventual shot at Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva or current No. 1 contender, Vitor Belfort. The rest of the slate looks a little mild, but that's not always a bad thing...

    Andrew Brining Written by Andrew Brining about 4 years ago 7,751 reads 10 comments

  6. TUF Season 12: St-Pierre Vs. Koscheck Live Blogging the Madness, Pt. IX

    As The Ultimate Fighter: Team St-Pierre Vs. Team Koscheck heads into its final push toward the live finale on December 4th at the Palms Casino in Las Vegas, the season's favorites and dogs have been more or less established...

    Andrew Brining Written by Andrew Brining about 4 years ago 1,291 reads 9 comments

  7. Pedro Martinez or Sandy Koufax? Why Tim Lincecum and His Frame Won’t Flame Out

    The San Francisco Giants have been the 2010 World Series Champions for about a week now, which means Tim Lincecum and his buddies are probably just now fully appreciating what they've done for The City...

    Andrew Brining Written by Andrew Brining about 4 years ago 4,833 reads 30 comments

  8. TUF Season 12: St-Pierre Vs. Koscheck Live Blogging the Madness, Pt. VIII

    The Ultimate Fighter: Team St-Pierre Vs. Team Koscheck is gathering a full head of steam as it leaves the preliminary fights and enters the make-or-break portion of the show...

    Andrew Brining Written by Andrew Brining about 4 years ago 1,042 reads 11 comments

  9. World Series 2010: 10 Reasons San Francisco Giants Should Close It Out

    The 2010 World Series is one win by the San Francisco Giants from being over. A spellbinding effort by 21-year-old Madison Bumgarner, making his first Fall Classic start and doing ...

    Andrew Brining Written by Andrew Brining about 4 years ago 1,165 reads 8 comments

  10. TUF Season 12: St-Pierre Vs. Koscheck Live Blogging the Madness, Pt. VII

    The Ultimate Fighter: Team St-Pierre Vs. Team Koscheck , otherwise known as TUF Season 12, is about to enter its stretch run. The preliminary fights are almost done, which means almost all of the wheat has been separated from the chaff...

    Andrew Brining Written by Andrew Brining about 4 years ago 1,056 reads 9 comments

  11. World Series 2010: Cliff Lee Vs. Tim Lincecum and the Top 10 WS Matchups Ever

    Tim Lincecum and Cliff Lee will kick off the 2010 World Series at AT&T Park on Wednesday night—the matchup everyone wanted and expected to see was officially greenlit when ...

    Andrew Brining Written by Andrew Brining about 4 years ago 2,426 reads 21 comments

  12. The 25 Biggest Wins by San Francisco Bay Area Teams

    The 2010 San Francisco Giants are going to the World Series. There's a sentence that seemed highly unlikely before the season and even as late as August...

    Andrew Brining Written by Andrew Brining about 4 years ago 6,130 reads 8 comments

  13. Cain Velasquez vs. Junior dos Santos: 15 Things You Need To Know

    Cain Velasquez woke up Sunday morning as the UFC Heavyweight Champion following his thorough demolition of Brock Lesnar...

    Andrew Brining Written by Andrew Brining about 4 years ago 12,982 reads 32 comments

  14. UFC 121 Results: Brock Lesnar, JDS and Top Contenders to Cain Velasquez's Belt

    Cain Velasquez climbed the beanstalk at UFC 121 and felled the giant atop the heavyweight division, Brock Lesnar...

    Andrew Brining Written by Andrew Brining about 4 years ago 13,718 reads 37 comments

  15. UFC 121 Results: Brock Lesnar Human, Cain Velasquez Not, and 21 Lessons Learned

    Brock Lesnar might've had a defeat on his record before Cain Velasquez dropped him in the first round of their championship bout at UFC 121, but he'd never really been beaten...

    Andrew Brining Written by Andrew Brining about 4 years ago 15,340 reads 73 comments

  16. UFC 121 Results: Brock Lesnar Vs. Cain Velasquez Fight Card Reactions, Analysis

    UFC 121 and Brock Lesnar 's epic clash with Cain Velasquez are only hours away. Well, to be perfectly honest, the non-televised portion of the preliminary card has already started...

    Andrew Brining Written by Andrew Brining about 4 years ago 61,977 reads 35 comments

  17. UFC 121: Brock Lesnar, Fedor Emelianenko and the 10 Scariest Fighters In MMA

    At UFC 121, Brock Lesnar will defend his heavyweight title for the first time since choking interim champion Shane Carwin into submission and unifying the belts at UFC 116. Opposite Lesnar will be Cain Velasquez, who is no shrinking specimen himself...

    Andrew Brining Written by Andrew Brining about 4 years ago 61,517 reads 80 comments

  18. TUF Season 12: St-Pierre vs. Koscheck Live Blogging the Madness, Pt. VI

    Since I'm sparing you the undignified praise of Arianny Celeste, I figured I'd do it visually. You're welcome and moving on.....

    Andrew Brining Written by Andrew Brining about 4 years ago 1,460 reads 14 comments

  19. B/R Interview: Strikeforce HW Lavar Johnson Putting Near-Fatal Shooting in Past

    When Lavar Johnson enters the Save Mart Center in Fresno on Friday as part of the Strikeforce Challengers card, some mixed martial arts enthusiasts might say it's the biggest fight of his life...

    Andrew Brining Written by Andrew Brining about 4 years ago 1,032 reads 13 comments

  20. NLCS 2010: Giants vs. Phillies and the Top 10 Pitching Matchups in MLB History

    The 2010 National League Championship series between the San Francisco Giants and the Philadelphia Phillies has already given us some sterling starting pitching. Despite what a few of the the classier Philly fans believe...

    Andrew Brining Written by Andrew Brining about 4 years ago 4,199 reads 8 comments

  21. UFC 120 Results: Michael Bisping's Win Salvages Near Disaster for MMA in the UK

    Saturday night in London was supposed to be another leap forward for mixed martial arts and the Ultimate Fighting Championship in the Great Britain. Ideally, UFC 120: Bisping Vs...

    Andrew Brining Written by Andrew Brining about 4 years ago 1,543 reads 30 comments

  22. UFC 120: Live Updates From London Hours Before U.S. TV Airs Event

    If there were room, that headline would read "Live...from London Via San Francisco" as I am most definitely NOT across the pond for the Ultimate Fighting Championship's latest offering—UFC 120: Bisping vs...

    Andrew Brining Written by Andrew Brining about 4 years ago 9,107 reads 19 comments

  23. TUF Season 12: St-Pierre Vs. Koscheck: Live Blogging the Madness Pt. V

    All the photographic love has gone to the coaches on this season of The Ultimate Fighter so it's about time we showered some adoration on the man behind the Ultimate Fighting Championship's reality-show darling...

    Andrew Brining Written by Andrew Brining about 4 years ago 629 reads 12 comments

  24. NLCS 2010: San Francisco Giants' Torture Will End Against Philadelphia Phillies

    Promotional campaigns come and go so when the San Francisco Giants ' public-relations machine—spearheaded by A-list broadcasters Duane Kuiper and Mike Krukow—started ...

    Andrew Brining Written by Andrew Brining about 4 years ago 3,721 reads 18 comments

  25. Bobby Thomson and The Giants' 10 Greatest Playoff Moments

    The San Francisco Giants battled back from what would've been a catastrophic loss at the hands of the Atlanta Braves on Sunday afternoon and now head into Game 4 of the National League Division Series with a two-games-to-one advantage...

    Andrew Brining Written by Andrew Brining about 4 years ago 9,840 reads 22 comments