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World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 16 LIVE results stream

World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 16 "Palhares vs. Fitch" takes place TONIGHT (Sat., Dec. 13, 2014) at McClellan Conference Center in Sacramento, California. Two title fights are scheduled for the NBC Sports main card, with Rousimar Palhares...Show More Summary

The History of TV Poker

Poker first hit the airwaves back in the seventies when American TV station CBS created a one hour highlights show of the World Series of Poker (WSOP). Although the early broadcasts were a million miles from the visual spectacles of today, the action was enough to captivate a national audience.  In fact, what the WSOP […]

MLB Network’s The Third Team helps humanize umpires

2 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

The umpiring crew. When they’re doing their jobs properly, you don’t notice them. When they screw up, they’re raked through the coals and blasted by fans. MLB Network’s documentary The Third Team: All-Access 2014 World Series (airing...Show More Summary

WSOF 16 predictions, preview for 'Palhares vs Fitch' main card on NBC Sports

It's not UFC, but World Series of Fighting (WSOF) will certainly do, too. World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 16: "Palhares vs. Fitch" takes place this Saturday night (Dec. 13, 2014) at McClellan Conference Center in Sacramento, California. Show More Summary

Detroit Tigers: Big Trades Signal Intent to Win World Series

After watching the Chicago White Sox acquire Jeff Samardzija and David Robertson and the Cleveland Indians bolster their lineup with Brandon Moss, the Detroit Tigers finally struck. Detroit added Yoenis Cespedes, Alfredo Simon and aShow More Summary

Baseball-Trade Flurry Shakes Up Dodgers Roster

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Bats

The Los Angeles Dodgers, not satisfied with division titles alone, made a flurry of moves as the Winter Meetings drew to a close on Thursday to shake up their roster in a quest to get win a World Series.

WSOF 16: Jon Fitch is 'freaking Nostradamus at this point' and predicts 'underground conspiracy stuff' breaks in 2015

World Series of Fighting (WSOF) welterweight title contender Jon Fitch says he predicted the current state of mixed martial arts (MMA) and says 2015 "will be a telling year for the future of the sport." Jon Fitch has always been one of the most interesting guys to talk to in the sport of MMA. Show More Summary

Cubs set themselves up to make ‘Back to the Future II’ World Series win a reality

2 months agoSports : The Early Lead

Fire up the DeLorean, 2015 might just be the Chicago Cubs’ year — just like “Back to the Future II” predicted in 1989. The big free-agent signing of pitcher Jon Lester to a six-year, $155 million contract and the hiring of Manager Joe Maddon has everyone flashing back to a scene from the movie in […]

Dodgers' new front office shows creativity with exciting moves

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

The last general manager to win a World Series in Southern California was Bill Stoneman, the architect of the 2002 Angels.

Former MLB Player Wins Car, Then Has Car Taken Away

Post by Nicole Fabian-Weber Steve Avery, former World Series pitcher, recently won a car during a raffle at Cabrini High School's homecoming game in Michigan. And then, a short while later, he had it taken away. After having his name...Show More Summary

Milwaukee Brewers' Secret Weapon for World Series Is Short and Sweet

Post by Maressa Brown The Milwaukee Brewers may have a clever secret weapon for winning the World Series. Meet Tom Martin -- a Brewers fan who shows love for his fave MLB team in a unique, poetic way. No, seriously. The guy has penned a haiku after every Brewers game for more than two seasons now! Uh, yeah. Show More Summary

MLB Trade Rumors: Winter Meetings Rumblings on Matt Kemp, Cole Hamels and More

The San Francisco Giants currently have a target on their backs after winning the World Series. In the winter meetings, everyone has a chance to start building toward taking down the champions. Part of that process starts with making huge moves, something that teams like the Seattle Mariners and Chicago White Sox have already done. Show More Summary

Midday News Links: Vegas Loves Cubs/Lester Signing

The Westgate Superbook in Las Vegas moved the Cubs' chances of winning the World Series next season to 12-1 odds after the Jon Lester signing. [ more › ]

2014 MLB Free Agents: Recent Rumors and Predictions from Winter Meetings

It has been less than two months since the San Francisco Giants won the World Series. Now in the winter meetings, every franchise is already looking to work toward stealing the crown from the Giants. Part of that process starts with making huge moves, something that teams like the Chicago Cubs and Chicago White Sox have already done. Show More Summary

Pitching deals mean White Sox mean business: The future is now

2 months agoSports : Globetrotting

No better way for the White Sox to mark the 10-year anniversary of winning the World Series than celebrating another one in 2015.

WSOF 16 fight card and line up finalized for Dec. 13 on NBC Sports Network

LAS VEGAS (Dec. 9, 2014) -- Already featuring a star-studded lineup with two championship fights, including welterweight kingpin Rousimar Palhares vs. Jon Fitch and featherweight title holder Rick Glenn vs. Lance Palmer, "World Series of Fighting 16: Palhares vs. Show More Summary

Madison Bumgarner Selected Sports Illustrated 2014 Sportsman of the Year

San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner captured Sports Illustrated’s Sportsman of the Year Award after leading his team to their third World Series in five years. Bumgarner, who now lives in Dudley Shoals, North Carolina, on a 140 acre farm, was born in a log cabin that his father built in Hickory North Carolina. Show More Summary

Top MLB Prospects Left Exposed to Being Stolen in Upcoming Rule 5 Draft

After days of wheeling and dealing at Major League Baseball’s annual winter meetings, general managers and scouting directors will cap the week with the Rule 5 draft on Thursday, Dec. 11. Following the World Series, every team facedShow More Summary

World Series MVP Madison Bumgarner dated a girl named Madison Bumgarner

Madison Bumgarner is a three-time World Series champion, a post-season legend, and now, the answer to the ridiculous trivia question: Which pro athlete once dated Madison Bumgarner? Yes, Bumgarner once dated a girl who shares his name, according to Tom Verducci's Sports Illustrated profile of the San Francisco Giants ace. Show More Summary

WSOF 16: Rousimar Palhares vs. Jon Fitch Full Head-to-Toe Breakdown

This Saturday, two UFC veterans will face off in the World Series of Fighting, as Jon Fitch squares off against the WSOF welterweight champion, Rousimar "Toquinho" Palhares. Palhares was released from the UFC following his welterweight debut, a 31-second victory over Mike Pierce. Show More Summary

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