On Saturday night, undefeated UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey took on Cat Zingano, a strong and undefeated fighter in her own right, and one of maybe two women alive who, on paper at least, possibly had a chance to at least maybe show Rousey something. Then the fight started, and it became immediately obvious that Zingano had no chance. Read more...
NFL free agency starts on March 10, with teams hoping to find the next star who can push them to the next level. Here are Shutdown Corner's free-agency rankings for defensive players and specialists, with every relevant unrestricted free agent set to hit the market (for offensive players, click here) : DEFENSIVE ENDS 1. Show More Summary
NFL teams must place the franchise tag on players by 4 p.m. Monday and, by early afternoon, four players had been designated with the tag and one very big name had not. The Dallas Cowboys, as expected, used the franchise tag on wide receiver Dez Bryant, deciding that they couldn’t let such a valuable offensive […]
The Jim Harbaugh era has officially begun, as spring practice is underway in Ann Arbor. The enthusiastic coach is not only bringing his star power with him to his alma mater but his legendary work ethic as well. Bleacher Report's Stephen Nelson is joined by 247Sports' Steve Lorenz as they discuss all things spring practice in Michigan. Show More Summary
ABSOLUTLEY INCREDIBLE photo by Martin Le-May. Green Woodpecker and Weasel. Apparently the Woodpecker escaped. pic.twitter.com/PUt1b2Mbhs — Jason Ward (@Jayward7) March 2, 2015 Yeah... this weasel is trying to kill and eat the woodpecker, which definitely takes some of the sheen off this amazing photo. Show More Summary
Manny Pacquiao isn ’t quite as explosive as he used to be. But that doesn ’t mean he’s become a less complete fighter, or one that is less dangerous in 2015 to Floyd Mayweather’s reign atop pound-for-pound rankings. No, Pacquiao’s best chance to defeat Mayweather is right now. Skeptics will tell you that it’s not true. Show More Summary
The Chicago Bulls got some more bad injury news on Monday. Chicago's Jimmy Butler could miss 3-4 weeks with elbow sprain, but won't need surgery, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) March 2, 2015 The Bulls later updated the amount of time Butler could miss: Bulls release says Butler will miss 3-6 […]
The Broncos have done the expected on Monday and placed their franchise tag on wide receiver Demaryius Thomas. The move comes as little surprise after several reports out of Denver indicated that the two sides weren’t close to agreement on a long-term deal that would keep Thomas in Denver for years to come. General Manager John…
WWE Monday Night RAW will get a bit better tonight as The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart is set to appear on the show. This all started when WWE Superstar Seth Rollins called out The Daily Show and said that he might take over for Jon Stewart...Show More Summary
By Jaime Ortega: As I stated in my previous articles, Floyd Mayweather Jr. will lose to Many Pacquiao for a number of several different reasons. I will briefly highlight my past points. 1. Floyd Mayweather [...] More boxing news on BoxingNews24.com
A teacher was founding hanging inside an Orange County high school classroom by students as they arrived to school on Monday, police said.
Liverpool’s brilliant win over Manchester City yesterday has put them right back in the race for fourth, with some Reds fans even suggesting they could nick 3rd spot. It’s been an incredible turnaround for Liverpool since the turn of the year: they remain the only unbeaten team in the league in 2015, and are enjoying […]
LOS ANGELES — With how steep the slope has been on this struggle of a season for the Oklahoma City Thunder, the general consensus has settled in that this team just isn't meant to push all the way up...maybe ever. That's absolutely premature,...Show More Summary
According to Forbes, Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan has joined the ranks of billionaires. MJ makes most of his money from Nike and the Jordan Brand. In addition to Jordan, The post Michael Jordan is Now a Billionaire appeared first on SLAMonline.
Monday is the deadline day for teams to franchise a player. Justin Houston, Dez Bryant and Demaryius Thomas are among those who received the tag, while the Lions decided not to use theirs on Ndamukong Suh. The NFL offseason gets in full...Show More Summary
In a battle of leading MVP candidates Sunday, James Harden pushed the Houston Rockets to a big 105-103 overtime win against LeBron James and the visiting Cleveland Cavaliers. Harden finished The post James Harden Leads Rockets Over the Cavs (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
Finally. There really is no other word to use when discussing the impending May 2 bout at MGM Grand in Las Vegas between Floyd Mayweather 47-0 (26 KO) and Manny Pacquiao 57-5-2 (38 KO). Their respective camps flirted with the idea of facing each other for years, and even the most casual boxing fans grew tired of the back-and-forth. Show More Summary
Wrapping up the UFC 184 weekend with quick links to all the major storylines. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) closed out the month of February with an utterly outstanding UFC 184: "Rousey vs. Zingano" pay-per-view (PPV) event from inside the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California on Feb. Show More Summary
A bad day for "clutch" LeBron, the unbeatable Warriors and the rest of the action from Sunday in the NBA. The duel between LeBron James and James Harden lived up to its billing Sunday, at least until the final seconds. That's when LeBron...Show More Summary
The PGA Tour will have its first unscheduled Monday finish of the season, and there's a potentially juicy USA vs. Europe battle stirring in the final group between Patrick Reed and Ian Poulter. Here are all your Monday details for the final round of the Honda Classic. It didn't take long for weather to significantly impact the Florida swing. Show More Summary