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

    On the last episode of The Ultimate Fighter: Team St-Pierre vs. Team Koscheck , Josh Koscheck showed yet again that he can talk the talk but refuses to walk the walk...

    Andrew Brining Written by Andrew Brining about almost 4 years ago 994 reads 14 comments

  2. Roy Halladay Grabs NL Cy Young Award: Power Ranking Top 15 Winners in NL History

    Roy Halladay effectively killed whatever drama might have been attached to the announcement of the 2010 National League Cy Young Award winner...

    Andrew Brining Written by Andrew Brining about almost 4 years ago 1,478 reads 14 comments

  3. 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 almost 4 years ago 2,468 reads 6 comments

  4. 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 almost 4 years ago 4,967 reads 48 comments

  5. 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 almost 4 years ago 3,642 reads 41 comments

  6. 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 almost 4 years ago 7,168 reads 21 comments

  7. 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 almost 4 years ago 7,354 reads 10 comments

  8. 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 almost 4 years ago 1,250 reads 9 comments

  9. 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 almost 4 years ago 4,751 reads 30 comments

  10. 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 almost 4 years ago 1,015 reads 11 comments

  11. 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 almost 4 years ago 1,137 reads 8 comments

  12. 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 almost 4 years ago 1,046 reads 9 comments

  13. 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 almost 4 years ago 2,371 reads 21 comments

  14. 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 almost 4 years ago 6,089 reads 8 comments

  15. 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 almost 4 years ago 12,932 reads 32 comments

  16. 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 almost 4 years ago 13,682 reads 37 comments

  17. 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 almost 4 years ago 15,320 reads 73 comments

  18. 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 almost 4 years ago 61,290 reads 35 comments

  19. 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 almost 4 years ago 61,446 reads 80 comments

  20. 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 almost 4 years ago 1,410 reads 14 comments

  21. 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 almost 4 years ago 993 reads 13 comments

  22. 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 almost 4 years ago 4,187 reads 8 comments

  23. 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 almost 4 years ago 1,510 reads 30 comments

  24. 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 almost 4 years ago 8,547 reads 19 comments

  25. 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 almost 4 years ago 621 reads 12 comments