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Frankie Edgar Angling to Keep Title Hopes Alive by Defeating Cub Swanson

Frankie Edgar is no stranger to high-stakes fights. Over the past four years, the fighting pride of Toms River, New Jersey, has been scrapping it out with the best lightweight and featherweight fighters under the UFC banner, and he has consistently done so as either champion or challenger. Show More Summary

Lakers Showing Signs of Life After Terrible Start to 2014-15 Season

Don't plan to attend a parade down Figueroa Street just yet, Los Angeles Lakers fans. Don't even sit on StubHub for seats at Staples Center beyond mid-April, unless you're eager to support the Los Angeles Clippers. A 98-92 win over the Dwight Howard-less Houston Rockets won't bring another Larry O'Brien Trophy to L.A. Show More Summary

Raptors Proving They're for Real and Other Takeaways from Wednesday's NBA Action

Forget "We the North." In notching a thrilling 96-92 win over the West-leading Memphis Grizzlies, the Toronto Raptors improved to 9-2, legitimized their status as contenders and struck a blow for their much-derided conference. More like...Show More Summary

Arsenal Midfielder Jack Wilshere Silencing His Critics With Outstanding Play

3 days agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Arsenal and England midfielder Jack Wilshere always seems to find himself in the spotlight. The previous teenage soccer prodigy became Arsenal’s youngest ever player to feature for the storied club at just 16 years of age. Two seasons...Show More Summary

Watch Vince Carter moved to tears by Raptors video tribute

Wednesday's NBA schedule contains a striking number of guys returning to the homes of their former teams. That often means booing, and that's exactly what it meant for Vince Carter in Toronto as recently as last season. Not Wednesday: Toronto...Show More Summary

UFC's Early 2015 Schedule Could Go a Long Way to Silencing Critics, If It Holds

Dana White could only chuckle on Monday, as he and some of the UFC’s biggest stars gathered on stage to release the organization’s upcoming schedule to a theater full of fans and media. “All these guys are going to stay healthy, train...Show More Summary

Dave Lozo's Bag Skate: Sushi Diet Helping Jakub Voracek Lead the NHL in Scoring

Lighter Voracek lighting it up There was nothing wrong with Jakub Voracek's game last season. He had a career-best 23 goals and 62 points in 82 games, yet Flyers coach Craig Berube felt Voracek could do more. "I talked about it with Chief (Berube)," Voracek said. Show More Summary

Cameroon, Ivory Coast Mail It in During Injury Time with Qualification in Hand

At least pretend like you still want to score, Cameroon and Ivory Coast. Ivory Coast only needed one point to qualify for the African Cup of Nations finals against already-qualified Cameroon on Wednesday, and it was very evident as the...Show More Summary

Jon Jones Versus Anderson Silva And The Greatest Fight That Never Was

4 days agoSports : With Leather

AtUFC’sTheTimeIsNow pressconference,someoftheverytopfighters(PlusClarenceByronDolloway,forsomereason)weregatheredasDanaWhiteunveiledthe2015fightcalendar.Therewassupposedtobe“amajorannouncement”butaccordingtoWhite,thetimingdidn’tworkShow More Summary

19 Years Later: Toronto Raptors and Memphis Grizzlies Meet at the Top of the NBA

When the Toronto Raptors and Memphis Grizzlies meet inside the Air Canada Centre on Wednesday, the old rivals might have a hard time recognizing one another. It's been a little less than two decades since the pair shared the distinction of being the new kids on the NBA block in 1995. Show More Summary

Ashlee Evans-Smith to Replace Holly Holm at UFC 181, Faces Raquel Pennington

Holly Holm 's withdrawal from UFC 181 was a definite hit against the card, but the UFC scooped up another interesting prospect to replace her in former Championship Fighting Alliance women's featherweight champion Ashlee Evans-Smith....Show More Summary

Mike Francesa is obsessed with his snowblower After listening to Mike Francesa wax poetically about his snowblower, isn’t any wonder that he’s the king of New York sports talk radio and gained national syndication?  This is just broadcast magic. The post Mike Francesa is obsessed with his snowblower appeared first on Awful Announcing.

Fabricio Werdum: Mark Hunt Asked Title Fight to Be Stopped After Knee

Mark Hunt asked the referee to stop the fight after Fabricio Werdum landed that thunderous flying knee in their UFC 180 interim heavyweight title bout. That's according to a pretty key witness: Werdum himself. The new champion revealed...Show More Summary

Ex-NFL Player Who Made $25 Million Quit Football At Age 29 To Become A Farmer

In 2009 Jason Brown signed a five-year, $37.5-million contract with the St. Louis Rams that made him the highest-paid center in the NFL.  Five years later, after earning more than $25 million of that contract, Brown is a farmer who's helping to feed the hungry. Show More Summary

James Harden stars in latest This is SportsCenter commercial A new This is SportsCenter commercial has been released by ESPN, and it stars James Harden of the Houston Rockets. There’s also a cameo from Astros mascot Orbit, which is pretty awesome. Kenny Mayne showing up at the beginning makes me all sorts of happy. Show More Summary

Shaquille O’Neal Kidnaps TMZ Photographer, Turns Video Into ‘IcyHot’ Ad

Shaquille O’Neal kidnapped a TMZ photographer on Tuesday directly from the street. TMZ Sports confirms that the “hostage” was photographer Adam, who shooting Shaquille O’Neal in New York City. As you can see from the video, the former NBA all-star decided spontaneously to kidnap Adam shortly after seeing him outside of a building. Show More Summary

Wakaso Mubarak Scores Incredible Goal from Distance for Ghana Against Togo

Ghana surged to an early 2-0 lead in their Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Togo on Wednesday. But it was Wakaso Mubarak who supplied the fireworks for Ghana's effort, hitting an incredible goal from Roberto Carlos-like range. Abdul Majeed Waris scored Ghana's first goal. [ YouTube, Vine] Read more World Football news on

Jack Wilshere, Per Mertesacker and the Ox's "Relatives" Star in Hilarious Ad

The people at Europcar have come up with the rarest of things: an advertisement with footballers that's actually funny. In it we meet Per Mertesacker's baker sister Trudy, Jack Wilshere 's plumber/poet uncle Kenneth and Alex Oxlade -Chamberlain's...Show More Summary

RG3 has 'extreme confidence' Washington will play better

Robert Griffin III spoke to the media Wednesday following a minor war of words with head coach Jay Gruden. Washington has struggled mightily this year while floundering to a 3-7 record. Quarterback Robert Griffin III has received a brunt of criticism lately with his play on the field and his words off it. Show More Summary

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