Don’t make a federal case out of it.
Ronda Rousey wants to perform her own stunts in the movies. She believes she participates in not mere cage fighting but in a “cultural revolution.” She says that fans crowding into bars or onto couches to catch her fights are “watching history.”
Transparency for Thee, But Not for Me: Goodell Hides Correspondence with Deflategate Investigator’s Firm
The NFL Players Association seeks correspondence pertinent to Deflategate between the NFL and the law firm that employs Ted Wells. Roger Goodell refuses to hand it over, citing attorney-client privilege.
Roger Goodell doubled down on dumb. The commissioner consistently plays bad hands this way. People losing the house’s rather than their own money often do.
The NFL announced on Tuesday that Roger Goodell has upheld the four-game suspension meted out to Tom Brady over Deflategate.
Floyd Mayweather decided upon an opponent for his forty-ninth and final fight. It’s not Amir Khan, Keith Thurman, or Timothy Bradley. It’s not even Shawn Porter.
Fedor Emelianenko, the name mentioned most in the discussion as the best mixed-martial artist in history, announced a comeback last week. He told a Russian-language publication, “I feel that it is time to return to the ring.”
The Tour de France’s owner of the yellow jersey received a yellow jacket on Saturday.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. has decided to shorten its name to Jr. Jr.—not that Dale Earnhardt Jr., the driver, had anything to do with Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr., the band, altering its moniker.
Bruce Jenner won the Male Athlete of the Year Award from the Associated Press in 1976. Last night, Jenner won ESPN’s Arthur Ashe Courage Award as a female. Confused? Siri’s not.
History happened in a no-need-for-editing highlight reel in Las Vegas on Saturday night.
Robbie Lawler retained his UFC welterweight strap in perhaps the greatest title fight in the division’s history.
Conor McGregor put an exclamation point on perhaps the most spectacular main card in mixed-martial-arts history with a come-from-behind TKO of Chad Mendes at UFC 189.
Breitbart Sports asked former UFC greats Bas Rutten, Matt Hughes, and Frank Trigg what current fighters remind them of themselves on the conference call for their induction this weekend into the promotion’s Hall of Fame.
“You could say it’s all his mouth but the guy does have skills,” Chad Mendes told Breitbart Sports about Conor McGregor this spring. “His standup is crisp. He’s a southpaw. He’s long. He’s lanky. His style is exciting to watch.”
“The weight cut is the fight,” Conor McGregor told Breitbart Sports earlier this year. “The fight is freedom.”
ESPN’s two-year experiment of becoming MSNBC has ended. The network has cancelled Olbermann. MSNBC, even when it appears on ESPN, apparently still does cable-access ratings.
“When you look into a man’s eyes—look him dead in the eye—you can see straight into his soul,” Conor McGregor maintained on the UFC 189 conference call last week. McGregor said that when he looked into Jose Aldo’s eyes, the Brazilian’s soul informed him: “This mother—er doesn’t want to be here.”
Pop princess Ariana Grande has pulled out of Major League Baseball’s free All-Star Game weekend concert.
Former UFC welterweight champion Matt Hughes concedes that some mixed-martial artists perceived as great by fans gained their reputations through outlawed chemicals.
Bas Rutten, Matt Hughes, and Frank Trigg win induction into the UFC Hall of Fame this weekend. They talked about the honor with Breitbart Sports.
The Think Progress headline reads: “FIFA Will Pay U.S. Women’s Championship Four Times Less Than Men’s Team That Lost in the First Round.” The article that appears below it nowhere explains that the inequality in ratings, ad revenue, and attendance between the men’s and women’s World Cup accounts for the inequality in prize money.
“Death at the Ballpark: More Than 2,000 Game-Related Fatalities of Players, Other Personnel, and Spectators in Amateur and Professional Baseball, 1862–2014″ will change the way you watch baseball.
The Terminator loves King Conor. And King Conor loves him right back.
“Four minutes into the first round he will be unconscious,” Conor McGregor promises of his UFC 189 opponent. Chad Mendes vows to end McGregor’s night a minute earlier.