1. LSU Football: 5 Reasons Tyrann Mathieu Will Surprise NFL Coaches

    NFL coaches will soon learn that Tyrann Mathieu is a once-in-a-lifetime football player. Put aside all of his off-field issues for just a second. Forget about the bad reputation that Mathieu has developed this past year...

    Jake Martin Written by Jake Martin about over 1 year ago 5,479 reads 8 comments

  2. 10 MMA Memorable Moments from the Month of February

    February gave MMA fans many thrills and most of them were unexpected. From unbelievable upsets to the surprising media attention gained by Ronda Rousey and Liz Carmouche , February was a great time to be an MMA fan...

    Jake Martin Written by Jake Martin about over 1 year ago 2,219 reads 8 comments

  3. SEC Football: 7 Teams with the Most at Stake This Spring

    The spring isn't all about bunnies, butterflies and flowers. Naw, in SEC country, it marks the beginning of a future championship team, especially if that team's name is Alabama...

    Jake Martin Written by Jake Martin about over 1 year ago 2,252 reads 5 comments

  4. LSU Football: 5 Players with Most to Gain in Spring Practices

    Spring football is a prime opportunity for players to elevate their status and regain momentum toward reclaiming or reaching a starting position...

    Jake Martin Written by Jake Martin about over 1 year ago 6,545 reads 6 comments

  5. UFC on Fuel TV 8: A Fan's Guide to Silva vs. Stann Fight Card

    UFC on Fuel TV 8 features a Japanese-friendly fight card. The main event highlights a great matchup between Pride Fighting Championships icon Wanderlei Silva and brawler Brian Stann ...

    Jake Martin Written by Jake Martin about over 1 year ago 1,324 reads 1 comments

  6. SEC Football: Power Ranking the Best Running Backs of 2013

    The SEC might as well be renamed the land of the running backs. The reason, of course, lures from the explosion the freshmen running backs had onto the scene last season. Alabama's T...

    Jake Martin Written by Jake Martin about over 1 year ago 387 reads 21 comments

  7. UFC 157 Predictions: 5 Fighters Who May Be Released with a Loss

    " The blood has yet to be shed ." Those were the words from UFC president Dana White , as he defended himself for releasing Jon Fitch and 15 other UFC fighters this past week...

    Jake Martin Written by Jake Martin about over 1 year ago 3,450 reads 7 comments

  8. Rousey vs Carmouche : 5 Reasons Ronda Rousey Will Prevail

    A Ronda Rousey victory is predicted for UFC 157 . It's hard to find any fan/media member picking against the 14-to-1 favorite and defending women's champion. Rousey is that well respected and simply that good...

    Jake Martin Written by Jake Martin about over 1 year ago 2,359 reads 6 comments

  9. Ronda Rousey vs Liz Carmouche : 5 Questions We Have About Carmouche

    Questions surround No. 1 contender Liz Carmouche tonight, as she readies to fight for the UFC women's championship at UFC 157 ...

    Jake Martin Written by Jake Martin about over 1 year ago 7,495 reads 4 comments

  10. Rousey vs. Carmouche Fight Card : 5 Things to Watch for in Anaheim

    A history-making UFC 157 forecasts great standup wars, thrilling finishes (armbar, anyone?) and eventual No. 1 contendership. However, the most notable storyline heading into this pay-per-view is easily the first women's fight in UFC history...

    Jake Martin Written by Jake Martin about over 1 year ago 779 reads 4 comments

  11. Rousey vs. Carmouche: Odds and Predictions for UFC 157's Main Event

    To say Ronda Rousey is the favorite going into UFC 157 really doesn't do it justice. Liz Carmouche may be a 7-to-1 underdog against Rousey , but Rousey is ...

    Jake Martin Written by Jake Martin about over 1 year ago 2,208 reads 3 comments

  12. Ronda Rousey vs. Liz Carmouche Video Highlights from the UFC 157 Weigh-Ins

    The hype for UFC 157 has reached its peak, as every fighter on the main card made weight and is set to compete inside the Octagon. History will be made Saturday night...

    Jake Martin Written by Jake Martin about over 1 year ago 6,481 reads 3 comments

  13. UFC 157 Preview: Keys to Victory for Urijah Faber

    Urijah Faber is a fan favorite for his aggressive style of fighting. It's made him a superstar in MMA . However, if "The California Kid" wants to leave UFC 157 with a victory against Ivan Menjivar , he needs to fight intelligently...

    Jake Martin Written by Jake Martin about over 1 year ago 566 reads 2 comments

  14. LSU Football: Power Ranking the Tigers' Running Backs

    The depth of LSU's backfield may have lessened, but the talent pool remains just as strong. Spencer Ware and Michael Ford are no longer options in the backfield, but the Tigers return Jeremy Hill, Kenny Hilliard and Alfred Blue...

    Jake Martin Written by Jake Martin about over 1 year ago 2,797 reads 2 comments

  15. Power Ranking UFC 157's Main Card Fights

    UFC 157 will be the biggest night in Women's MMA history. For the first time ever, two women will headline a UFC pay-per-view, as Ronda Rousey defends her women's bantamweight title against Liz Carmouche ...

    Jake Martin Written by Jake Martin about over 1 year ago 30,646 reads 24 comments

  16. SEC Football: Power Ranking the Most Talented Offenses of 2013

    The conference that prides itself on defense boasts some of the best offensive units in college football for 2013...

    Jake Martin Written by Jake Martin about over 1 year ago 4,969 reads 44 comments

  17. UFC on Fuel 7 Primer: Questions We Have About Michael McDonald

    The climax of Michael McDonald's career may very well take place during the UFC on Fuel TV 7 broadcast. It's actually hard to argue for or against. At the age of 22, McDonald is aiming to become the youngest UFC champion in UFC history...

    Jake Martin Written by Jake Martin about over 1 year ago 702 reads 5 comments

  18. LSU Football: 10 Players Les Miles Will Rely on Most in 2013

    Les Miles has his work cut out for him in 2013. The Alabama Crimson Tide is now a dynasty, Texas A&M returns Heisman-winning quarterback Johnny Manziel and Ole Miss' future keeps getting brighter under Hugh Freeze...

    Jake Martin Written by Jake Martin about over 1 year ago 4,709 reads 2 comments

  19. UFC on Fuel TV 7: A Fan's Guide to Barao vs. McDonald Fight Card

    Fans from England implore the UFC to bring exhilarating fight cards back to the U.K. With the UFC on Fuel TV 7 event taking place in London, it's safe to say the company heard the Brits' cries...

    Jake Martin Written by Jake Martin about over 1 year ago 863 reads 3 comments

  20. SEC Football: Should SEC Teams Really Be Concerned About Ole Miss?

    Despite the well-deserved hype Ole Miss has received in the past week, the Rebels will not be a contender in the SEC West, not yet anyway. It's not a question of competing...

    Jake Martin Written by Jake Martin about over 1 year ago 1,594 reads 6 comments

  21. 10 Most Interesting Observations from the Month of January

    If January is any indicator of how 2013 will treat MMA fans, everyone can rest easy. Last year saw multiple fights fall through, as eight out of 13 main events were scrapped in 2012...

    Jake Martin Written by Jake Martin about over 1 year ago 4,441 reads 21 comments

  22. LSU Football Recruiting: 6 2013 Commits Who Will Start as Freshmen

    A superb class on national signing day may give the LSU Tigers the momentum it needs to win the SEC West next year. The Tigers not only secured their future with young, talented prospects, they also found players who are capable of starting right away...

    Jake Martin Written by Jake Martin about over 1 year ago 451 reads 1 comments

  23. LSU Football: The Good and the Bad of National Signing Day

    Little went wrong for the LSU Tigers on National Signing Day. The Tigers kept their hard verbal commits from switching, landed a surprise recruit and range from No. 5 to No. 7 on Rivals , 247 Sports and ESPN 's top recruiting classes...

    Jake Martin Written by Jake Martin about over 1 year ago 3,871 reads 0 comments

  24. Power Ranking Every Pac-12 Team's 2013 Recruiting Class

    No state had a better recruiting battle than California on national signing day. With USC, UCLA, Stanford and California all posing impressive recruiting classes, the greatness of each class was helped by who won the battle within the state...

    Jake Martin Written by Jake Martin about over 1 year ago 17,501 reads 58 comments

  25. Tashawn Bower Commits to LSU: Why 4-Star DE Will Start as a Freshman

    The LSU Tigers missed out on Robert Nkemdiche , but they scored big with future defensive end star Tashawn Bower. The suspense built all Wednesday morning. It was national signing day and Bower had yet to sign his letter of intent...

    Jake Martin Written by Jake Martin about over 1 year ago 4,582 reads 4 comments