1. UFC 133: Rich Franklin Interested in Future Bout with Tito Ortiz

    UFC President Dana White was finally able to breath earlier this week when the Huntington Beach Bad Boy Tito Ortiz stepped in for an injured Phil Davis to face Rashad Evans at UFC 133 in Philadelphia...

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  2. UFC 133: Both Chris Leben and Chael Sonnen Offered to Fight Rashad Evans

    Tito Ortiz has stepped up and agreed to face Rashad Evans at the Ultimate Fighting Championship's first card in the month of August. Ortiz takes the place of Phil Davis, who had to pull out of the fight after suffering a knee injury during training...

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  3. NHL Free Agency: Kristian Huselius' Injury Puts Columbus Back in FA Market

    After the Columbus Blue Jackets signed defenseman Radek Martinek a few days ago, the team believed that they were done with the bulk of their free agent search...

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  4. Columbus Blue Jackets: Who Will Play Alongside Jeff Carter and Rick Nash?

    With the acquisition of Jeff Carter this offseason, the Columbus Blue Jackets finally have an All-Star center to play alongside Rick Nash. Most would think that the Blue Jackets problems on the first line would be solved, but questions still remain...

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  5. NHL Predictions: 10 Reasons the Columbus Blue Jackets Will Contend in 2011-2012

    In the 2010-2011 season, the Columbus Blue Jackets had the highest of highs, only to be followed by the lowest of lows. Before the February trade deadline, the Blue Jackets were only a few points out of the eighth and final playoff spot...

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  6. Columbus Blue Jackets Sign Two Goaltenders; Is Steve Mason's Job in Jeopardy?

    The Columbus Blue Jackets were one of the many teams on Friday that made a splash in the free agent market. The team locked up 27-year- old defenseman James Wisniewski to a six-year deal worth $33 million...

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  7. NHL Free Agency Update: James Wisniewski Signs with Columbus Blue Jackets

    When James Wisniewski was informed that the Columbus Blue Jackets had acquired his rights on Wednesday, the 27-year-old Michigan native could not have been happier. "I called James and his response was 'Let's go...

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  8. NHL Trade Update: James Wisniewski's Rights Acquired by Columbus Blue Jackets

    Even though Columbus Blue Jackets general manager Scott Howson was able to pull off a blockbuster deal to bring in Jeff Carter, he knew that his team still had some holes to fill...

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  9. Columbus Blue Jackets: Jeff Carter Finally Speaks After Four Days of Silence

    As the NHL Entry Draft came and gone, there was a lot of talk around the NHL about the two blockbuster trades that were completed by the Philadelphia Flyers ...

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  10. Columbus Blue Jackets: Should They Be Worried About Jeff Carter's Silence?

    On Thursday, the Columbus Blue Jackets finally acquired a top-line center in Jeff Carter . After Jackets GM Scott Howson offered forward Jakub Voracek and the team's first-round ...

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  11. NHL Trade Update: Flyers' Jeff Carter Traded to Columbus Blue Jackets

    After the rumors of Jeff Carter being traded by the Philadelphia Flyers picked up steam and cooled down time and time again, it has actually been made official...

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  12. Columbus Blue Jackets: If They Can't Get Jeff Carter, Then What?

    With the NHL Draft only a few days away, the main topic of interest in Columbus hockey is what the Blue Jackets will do with the eighth overall pick...

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  13. UFC 132: Tito Ortiz Begged for Fight Against Bader After Asked to Retire

    In the Ultimate Fighting Championship, if a fighter's losses begin to pile up, he will most likely be shown the door. For most fighters, three losses is enough to earn you a pink slip and a spot in the unemployment line...

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  14. Jeff Carter: Will Columbus Blue Jackets Settle for Anything Less?

    With the NHL entry draft and the beginning of free agency right around the corner, no two teams have been talked about more in the past few days than the Philadelphia Flyers and the Columbus Blue Jackets ...

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  15. Columbus Blue Jackets Re-Sign Defenseman Grant Clitsome to 2-Year Deal

    Columbus Blue Jackets general manager Scott Howson announced today that the team has signed defenseman Grant Clitsome to a new two-year deal. "We are pleased to have Grant signed for two more years," Howson said in a press release...

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  16. Columbus Blue Jackets: Could a Deal for Jeff Carter Actually Happen?

    On Monday, I wrote an article about how the Columbus Blue Jackets and Philadelphia Flyers could be trade partners this offseason because each could help each other out...

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  17. Columbus Blue Jackets Announce Ian Clark as New Goaltending Coach

    Earlier today, the Columbus Blue Jackets announced on their website that they have hired Ian Clark as the team's new goaltending coach...

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  18. Columbus Blue Jackets and Philadelphia Flyers Possible Trade Partners?

    With the NHL Draft a little over two weeks away, there have been a lot of speculation as to what the Columbus Blue Jackets will do with the 8th overall pick...

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  19. Atlanta Thrashers Officially Moving to Winnipeg: Are Columbus Blue Jackets Next?

    The imminent move of the struggling Atlanta Thrashers franchise to Winnipeg was made official today, according to The Columbus Dispatch . The league has set up a press conference today at 11 A...

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  20. Dana White Announces Coaches for Next Ultimate Fighter

    For quite some time now, the hot topic around the Ultimate Fighting Championship was who coach the 14th season of the reality TV show The Ultimate Fighter...

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  21. Red Wings Brian Rafalski Retires: How Move Impacts the Columbus Blue Jackets

    At the beginning of the week, rumors began to float around that Detroit Red Wings defenseman Brian Rafalski was thinking about retiring from the NHL with one year remaining on his contract...

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  22. Jon Jones Expects First Title Defense in Autumn Against Machida or Rampage

    Current UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has been making headlines this month with the news that he would not require surgery and that he could return to training within the next month...

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  23. Possible Eastern Conf. Realignment: Do the Columbus Blue Jackets Stand a Chance?

    As soon as the Phoenix Coyotes postseason ended, talks began on the team moving to Winnipeg and bringing the Jets back into the National Hockey League...

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  24. Columbus Blue Jackets Assistant Coach Boughner to Step Down

    The Columbus Blue Jackets have announced that assistant coach Bob Boughner will step down after less than a year with the club...

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  25. Columbus Blue Jackets: Will We See Ryan Johansen in Union Blue Next Season?

    In 2007, the Portland Winterhawks of the Western Hockey League drafted 15-year-old Ryan Johansen with the 150th overall pick...

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