UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones recently pulled out of his scheduled title fight with Daniel Cormier due to a knee injury caused in practice. Jones’ head coach Greg Jackson admitted that the champion was injured while training with heavyweight Alistair Overeem. And of course that drove Dana White nuts. The UFC president told Jim Rome on Friday "It drives me crazy. First of all he’s fighti
By George Monroy on Aug 30, 2014
On the eve of UFC 177, the pay per view featuring the Top 2 bantamweights in the world, former-champion Renan Barao was removed from the main event after fainting at the pre-fight weigh ins. Barao was rushed to the hospital on Friday afternoon and will not fight on the Saturday’s pay-per-view. UFC president Dana White stated that Barao will not be given a title shot upon his return and “has enough
By George Monroy on Aug 30, 2014
Last season: (12-4, lost to Broncos in AFC Championship) 2014 prediction: (12-4, win AFC East) Defense The Patriots' glaring hole last season came in their secondary. Well, the additions of Darrelle Revis and Brandon Browner turned a weakness into a strength, as receivers are going to have a tough time getting past those two. The key to that defense will be staying healthy, which they could not
By Jake Brown on Aug 29, 2014
Fifty years ago, the Cleveland Browns won the NFL Championship. Cleveland beat the Baltimore Colts 27-0 at Cleveland Municipal Stadium in 1964. I was right there in the stadium with Jim Stotter. When you are born and raised in Cleveland in the golden years of Browns football, you never forget the victories. Those were the days of Lou Groza, the "Toe," and Jim Brown, the legendary running back. Cle
By Frances Stotter on Aug 29, 2014
It’s lunchtime at the US Open Tennis Tournament in the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows Park, New York. A crowd starts to gather in the Center’s Food Village. The regular seasoned fries are $5.00 and a sandwich can cost $10.00. And this does not include the Center’s restaurants, such as Aces and the Moët & Chandon Terrace. Tennis, however, is no longer a sport just
By Suzanne Surbeck on Aug 28, 2014
Two weeks. That is, if certain reports on the subject are accurate, how long before the 2014 National Football League Draft that the Cleveland Browns knew that wide receiver Josh Gordon could be suspended for the entire upcoming regular season after Gordon had violated the league's substance abuse policy on multiple occasions. Several top-rated wide receiver prospects were set to be on the board w
By Zac Wassink on Aug 28, 2014
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