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  • Macfarlane says Bellator title fight against Letourneau would be a 'legit matchup'

    Macfarlane says Bellator title fight against Letourneau would be a 'legit matchup'

    Valerie "Trouble" Letourneau was sitting cage side for Ilima-Lei Macfarlane's fight with Jessica Middleton on April 21 at Mohegan Sun, sparking rumors that the former UFC strawweight title challenger will be signing with Bellator sometime in the near future. While nothing has been made official, the...
  • Ranking the Green Bay Packers first round draft picks since 2010

    Ranking the Green Bay Packers first round draft picks since 2010

    No team relies as heavily on their draft picks than the Green Bay Packers. They do not spend in free agency and prefer to promote from within. That has meant several extra middle to late round picks, but not in the first round. Also, they have been playoff-bound with a couple deep runs, which has...
  • Macfarlane vs. Middleton shaping up to be biggest fight in Bellator history

    Macfarlane vs. Middleton shaping up to be biggest fight in Bellator history

    With the Anastasia Yankova hype  train effectively derailed, the future of Bellator's flyweight division -- as well as the promotion's marketing dollars -- will be determined April 21 at Mohegan Sun, when undefeated 125-pound superstars Ilima-Lei "The Iliminator" Macfarlane (5-0) and Jessica...
  • Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green is controversial on and off the court, but he's also one of the reasons why the Warriors will win

    Warriors are big favorites to win NBA title as playoffs begin

    The Golden State Warriors cruised to the best record in the National Basketball Association for the third season in a row this year, winning 67 games. On paper, the Warriors are the strong favorite to win the NBA title, which would be the team's second in three years if the Golden State squad can...
  • Sharks forward Logan Couture is out indefinitely with an injury after taking the puck to his face late in the regular season. San Jose will

    Sharks must forget late-season fade as Stanley Cup playoffs start tonight

    Three weeks ago, the San Jose Sharks were in great position to clinch their first NHL Pacific Division title since 2011, but then disaster struck. Players got injured, and the team looked very tired down the stretch. As a result, the Sharks lost a lot of games and ended up finishing third in the...
  • Andre Ward and Sergey Kovalev prepare for "The Rematch" at Mandalay Bay

    Andre Ward and Sergey Kovalev prepare for "The Rematch" at Mandalay Bay

    There will be an exciting boxing match on Saturday June 17, 2017 as American Andre Ward takes on Russian Sergey Kovalev at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, NV. Ward, a native of San Francisco, CA, has a very impressive record of 33-0 and will fight Kovalev, a native of Kopeysk, Russia...
  • Ranking the Detroit Lions first round draft picks since 2010

    Ranking the Detroit Lions first round draft picks since 2010

    The Detroit Lions have had some success with their first round draft picks. The problem is that the majority of their picks in the opening round since 2010 have been good a game here and a game there, but nothing consistent. Here is our ranking of the first round draft picks for the Lions since 201...
  • Chookagian helps UFC break gate record in Buffalo

    Chookagian helps UFC break gate record in Buffalo

    If there was any doubt about Katlyn Chookagian's star power, Dana White silenced any and all critics with the announcement that UFC 210 broke the gate record at Buffalo's KeyBank Center. At the UFC 210 post-fight press conference, the boss man appeared before the media, with boastful opening remarks...
  • Brooke Mayo is a flight attendant and pro MMA fighter

    Pro MMA fighter moonlights as a flight attendant

    Bellator MMA fighter Brooke "The Bully" Mayo moonlights as a flight attendant for a private airline based out of Oakland, Calif., AXS learned in an exclusive interview. The two jobs are vastly different on the surface, but the surging flyweight says MMA training built her confidence for passenger...
  • The Oregon State Beavers are ranked No. 1 in the country by both the polls and the RPI. With a 28-1 record overall and a 12-0 record in Pac-

    Oregon State Beavers running away with Pac-12 baseball season this spring

    The Pac-12 Conference, also known as the Conference of Champions, has the No. 1 team in college baseball this year, the Oregon State Beavers. With a 28-1 record overall and a 12-0 record in league play, the Beavers are looking to add another national title to their collection, after the team won it...
  • Ranking the Minnesota Vikings draft first rounds since 2010

    Ranking the Minnesota Vikings draft first rounds since 2010

    Very few teams are as active in the first round as the Minnesota Vikings. They made only one selection in the first round of each of the last two drafts, but in the previous three drafted seven players. Rick Spielman has worked deals to acquire first round selections with other players and draft...
  • Bellator MMA: Coker thinks Pico could fight for Chandler's belt within a year

    Bellator MMA: Coker thinks Pico could fight for Chandler's belt within a year

    Bellator head honcho Scott Coker kept the Aaron Pico hype train rolling, telling Ariel Helwani that he believes the youngster could be fighting for Michael Chandler's lightweight belt within a year. Why is Coker so high on him? The 20-year-old Pico hasn't yet competed inside the Bellator MMA cage...
  • The Vegas Strip is just one of the many adventures awaiting Raiders fans if they choose to positively embrace the team's move to Nevada.

    5 reasons the Raiders move to Las Vegas can be awesome for Oakland fans

    Now that the dust has settled a wee bit from the National Football League's decision to let the Oakland Raiders move to Las Vegas, it's time to look on the many bright sides to the situation for Raiders fans in Oakland. Nothing lasts forever, and the Silver & Black fans know this best. After all...
  • Blue-chip prospect Alesha Zappitella meets Stephanie Alba in Combate Americas debut

    Blue-chip prospect Alesha Zappitella meets Stephanie Alba in Combate Americas debut

    Combate Americas pulled a fast one on Invicta Fighting Championships, securing the services of undefeated Michigan phenom Alesha "Half Pint" Zappitella -- the most heavily-hyped atomweight prospect in the history of women's MMA. The 22-year-old will jump right into the deep end of Combate Americas...
  • Coker plans to bring Bellator MMA to upstate New York by end of 2017

    Coker plans to bring Bellator MMA to upstate New York by end of 2017

    Scott Coker dropped a juicy tidbit of information during the "Bellator NYC" press conference at Madison Square Garden, revealing to the media that plans are in place to bring his promotion to upstate New York by the end of 2017. The Bellator boss wouldn't say exactly what upstate New York venue he's...
  • New York Mets: Bartolo Colon gets standing ovation in return to Citi Field

    New York Mets: Bartolo Colon gets standing ovation in return to Citi Field

    Bartolo Colon is now part of the Atlanta Braves' starting rotation, but that didn't stop New York Mets fans from giving him a standing ovation and thunderous applause in his start at Citi Field on April 5. The Citi Field faithful clearly haven't forgotten about the 43-year-old Dominican legend, as...
  • Ranking the Chicago Bears' first round draft picks since 2010

    Ranking the Chicago Bears' first round draft picks since 2010

    The Chicago Bears have been trending in the wrong direction for several seasons. Not coincidentally, their first round draft picks have climbed into the top five and most have not lived up to the hype. While the jury is still out on the picks made by the current general manager Ryan Pace and his...
  • Bellator MMA: Mayo wants Yankova to stop calling herself a flyweight

    Bellator MMA: Mayo wants Yankova to stop calling herself a flyweight

    Brooke "The Bully" Mayo is miffed that the face of Bellator MMA's female flyweight division -- 26-year-old Russian beauty Anastasia Yankova -- isn't trying very hard to compete as a 125-pound fighter. It was announced well in advance of Yankova's April 8 tilt against Elina Kallionidou that the fight...
  • Denver Derby Party prepares for another Kentucky Derby-themed charity event this May 2017

    Denver Derby Party prepares for another Kentucky Derby-themed charity event this May 2017

    Hats. Mint Juleps. The Kentucky Derby. In the age of live streaming, the run for the roses has expanded beyond Churchhill Downs in Louisville, KY so that everyone can get in on the fun. So naturally, Denver, CO holds its own Derby Party. While everyone will no doubt have a good time, the Denver...
  • Ariel Helwani showed up to Bellator NYC media day

    Ariel Helwani appears at Bellator NYC press conference

    Ariel Helwani showed up to the Bellator NYC pre-fight press conference on March 28 at Madison Square Garden, just three years after his appearance at a Bellator media day in Brooklyn got him got briefly blocked from multiple UFC social media accounts, and removed from the UFC Tonight broadcast team...
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