Bellator Fighting Championships returns TONIGHT (June 19, 2013) at the Winstar Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma, with the Summer Series kickoff at both heavyweight and light heavyweight. MMAmania.com will provide LIVE blow-by-blow, round-by-round coverage of Bellator 96 below, beginning with the Spike TV telecast at 7 p.m. Show More Summary
@james_in_to has created a GIF of R.A. Dickey's knuckleball. It's mesmerizing. Here's the beautiful pitch that the Blue Jays just traded for, in slow motion: SEE ALSO: Meet R.A. Dickey, The 38-Year-Old Knuckleballer Who Has One Of The Most Incredible Underdog Stories In Sports > Please follow Sports Page on Twitter and Facebook. Join the conversation about this story »
If you thought the 2012 class of NBA free agents were unpredictable and game-changing, you haven't seen a thing. Once the 2013 offseason rolls around, more than 10 franchise players will become free agents. From the superstars to the faces of quality franchises, there will be no shortage of talent to pursue. Show More Summary
From the thick perspiration running down a coach's forehead to the bloody pads that rest on players' shoulders, television networks give fans a remarkable view of an NFL game. But they still rarely hear the vocal exchanges between players and coaches. Show More Summary
The Chicago Blackhawks are in a critical position as they head into Game 4. They have to win to avoid falling into a 3-1 hole against the Boston Bruins in the Stanley Cup Final. If the Blackhawks are going to win this game, they are going to have to improve their fight and battle level. Show More Summary
Final round scores on Sunday at the 113th US Open golf championship at 6,996-yard, par-70 Merion Golf Club:- 299 - Shawn Stefani (USA) 72-73-85-69 300 - Kevin Phelan (IRL) 71-77-78-74 302 - Peter Hedblom (SWE) 70-78-79-75 303 - Kevin Sutherland (USA) 73-74-84-72 305 - Robert Karlsson (SWE) 74-72-86-73 306 - Simon Khan (ENG) 74-74-82-76 308 - Kyle Stanley (USA) 71-74-85-78 afp
Now that Doc Rivers and the Los Angeles Clippers are no longer going to be getting together, it's time for the Boston Celtics to see if they can pick up the pieces and allow the gravel-voiced head coach to return to the sidelines of the TD Garden. Show More Summary
Shortly after 790 the Zone fired three radio hosts for mocking Steve Gleason, who suffers from ALS, the trio took to Facebook and Twitter to offer their apologies. Gleason graciously accepted their apologies on Tuesday.
Amid nationwide protests, Brazil is playing Mexico this afternoon in the Confederations Cup. The game is taking place in Fortaleza, Brazil, and hours before kickoff police clashed with protesters outside the stadium. Before the game, the entire stadium sang the Brazilian national anthem (" Hino Nacional Brasileiro") in unison. Show More Summary
For those who’ve forgotten, the annual Go Skateboarding Day is going down on Friday, June 21, 2013 and to commemorate this event organizers have released the official poster of GSD. The poster, a recreation of Grant Brittain’s famous Push photo of Tod Swank, was built out of 6,000 Instagram photos that were tagged #goskateboardingday. The [...]
Dwyane Wade is playing hurt, and it's killing the Miami Heat in the NBA Finals. The sample size on these mind-blowing stats from Hardwood Paroxysm writer Jared Dubin is small. But the point is clear, the Heat are way, way better with...Show More Summary
We mentioned earlier this week that someone tried to make a list of all Doc Emrick's synonyms for "pass it" used in the marathon opening game of the Stanley Cup Finals. Feeling that list was incomplete, I tracked down all 140 of them, then set them to Daft Punk. Read more...
San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich will be in the Hall of Fame one day, but following his team's 103-100 Game 6 loss in the NBA Finals against the Miami Heat and some questionable decision-making down the stretch, he may get...Show More Summary
When Ray Allen tied game six of the NBA Finals with five seconds remaining, the referees nearly caused what may have become the biggest controversy in the history of the NBA. When the refs decided to review what was clearly a three-pointer, the Spurs were out of timeouts. Show More Summary
In this day and age, fashion has become essential in the NBA. Players are constantly diving into the latest trends, mixing it with their own personal flare. The Miami Heat are notorious around the league for the different outfits they wear. Show More Summary
Two key matches are on deck today in the FIFA Confederations Cup. Brazil, who defeated Japan 3-0 on Saturday, face Mexico who are still reeling from a 2-1 defeat against Italy in their opening game. In the second match today, … Continue reading ? Brazil vs Mexico and Italy vs Japan, Confederations Cup: Open Thread is a post from World Soccer Talk.
The 2013 NBA free agents have the ability to impact the landscape of the league dramatically, and that's especially true for these 50 players. After all, they're the best 10 at each of the five positions. Most of them have the talent to reshape a team at a certain position. Show More Summary
FIFA Confederations Cup, Group A, Arena Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil Italy vs. Japan (kickoff Wednesday, June 19, 2013, 6 p.m. ET) Every team at the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup has played one match, and our coverage continues Wednesday with a Group A match between Italy and Japan. Show More Summary
Danny Green left his man and lunged for the rebound. Tony Parker was a step late in recovery. Together, the breakdowns gave Ray Allen a half-a-breath of space. More than enough to play the hero — and save the Heat’s season. Allen’s game-tying, physics-defying — and possibly career-defining — shot happened fast. The scramble for a loose ball. Allen’s [...]