(Lee Mein mugshot, via iic.tulsacounty.org) Jordan Mein seemed to be firing on all cylinders when he TKO'd Mike Pyle in a little over a minute at UFC Fight Night 49 in Tulsa on Saturday. But missing from Mein's corner was his fatherShow More Summary
Vincent Praplan of the Kloten Flyers in the Champions Hockey League has already put his name in for the goal of the year. During the game between the Flyers and HV71, Praplan used a smooth 360 to juke a defender, then split two more with a nice cutback before beating the goaltender with a backhand shot. Now that is impressive. [YouTube] Read more NHL news on BleacherReport.com
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That and more in Monday's NBA newsletter. SIGN UP FOR OUR NBA NEWSLETTER Get news, links and Ziller's #hottakes in your inbox every weekday morning. Email Good morning. Let's basketball. GLORY GLORY HALLELUJAH: The brilliant Chris Ballard goes long and super interesting on Kobe. Show More Summary
Coach and county cricketer Chris Watling returns with another article, this time on bowling machines. Bowling machines are not always good. We all like to get on the machine and smack 3 or 4 buckets of cover drives. It's good for confidence,...Show More Summary
Adidas Finland rips some unseen spots on their camping tour.
Manchester City's record at the Etihad Stadium in recent seasons is almost too good to be believed. If City are to repeat as Premier League champions, that incredible level of success must be extended. Starting right now. City went an astonishing 17-1-1 at home in league play last season. Show More Summary
(We lost it at about 0:06) This might actually be the dumbest thing we've ever seen on our Martial Arts Fail of the Week segment. I know we say that a lot, but we've never actually laughed harder at a martial arts video. Watching a fat...Show More Summary
Michael Bisping proved there’s no substitute for speed, good footwork and a solid jab in his fourth-round TKO win over Cung Le at UFC Fight Night 48 on Saturday. The Count promised fans they would see the best Bisping yet at the official...Show More Summary
Ed Note: The following appears courtesy our friends at the National Sports Journalism Center. Sportswriters usually don’t get any closer to Hollywood than paying $9 to see a movie. So for Neil Hayes, a former sportswriter for the Chicago Sun-Times, being part of a movie premiere was remarkable in its own right. However, how he got […]
Johnny Manziel entered the NFL with more attention than any college player since Tim Tebow, and the Cleveland Browns are hoping they drafted a franchise quarterback with their late first-round pick and not just a gimmick player who will...Show More Summary
Phil Mickelson's rounds are almost always interesting, but Saturday's third round at the Barclays featured a lost bet with a fan and a second straight wedge shot right off the hospitality grandstand. Unfortunately, Phil Mickelson is not going to make the secondary 70-man cut at The Barclays. Show More Summary
Before we throttle into another action-packed weekend, let The Sweeper, a new World Soccer Talk feature, take you back through the week that was for some of the stories from around the web that you may have missed. 1. “Christmas … Continue reading ? The Sweeper: 11 Soccer Stories You May Have Missed This Week is a post from World Soccer Talk.
With a week until the season opener versus Virginia, Jim Mora and the Bruins returned to Westwood this past week in order to put the final touches on their fall camp. This week was a quiet one from a media perspective. Access to practice wasn't nearly as open as it was in San Bernardino. Show More Summary
It’s not easy to keep all these leagues and teams straight. Hopefully this post can help newcomers.
Little known fact: Jim Harbaugh has caught 20 foul balls in his lifetime. It comes as no surprise, really. The San Francisco 49ers coach is about the most competitive guy alive and has been attending Major League baseball games since...Show More Summary
Leave it to Ken Shamrock to add a whole 'nother chapter to the increasingly morbid saga that is the life of Jon "War Machine" Koppenhaver. Koppenhaver, who was captured by US Marshals last week while hiding out in Simi Valley, California, has something of a history of violence and general sketchiness when it comes to women, you see. Show More Summary
If War Machine, born Jon Koppenhaver, thought Duane "Dog" Chapman was bad, try having The World’s Most Dangerous Man on your tail. War Machine was finally apprehended a week ago by U.S. Marshals following a week-long manhunt for theShow More Summary
A bucket of ice is for the weak—at least when you have police water cannons at your disposal, as PSV do. In an effort to not be "drowned" (sorry, sorry) out by all the other footballing ice-bucket challenges, the Dutch giants put to use a police water cannon for their team-wide deluge. [ PSV, h/t Who Ate All The Pies] Read more World Football news on BleacherReport.com
(via Combat Lifestyle) By Jared Jones If you're like me, you often like to spice up the average night of fights by placing a few bets. In an era where Tony Ferguson vs. Danny Castillo is deemed worthy of a PPV co-main event, a good old fashioned wager is sometimes necessary to excite an increasingly nihilistic MMA fan such as yourself. Show More Summary