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article July 15, 2017

No Fairy-Tale Ending For Venus

Venus Williams' dream run at Wimbledon didn't yield the ending that many hoped for on Saturday. Up against Garbine Muguruza, an opponent 14 years her junior, in the final, Williams was unable to match the youngster's intensity in a 7-5, 6-0 loss. More»
conor vs floyd article June 15, 2017

Floyd vs. McGregor is a Moneymaker

The Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor superfight is finally official, as the two will clash in Las Vegas on August 26. But when it comes down to it, this fight is far more about money and publicity than it is about a 12-round boxing match. More»
federer and nadal article May 16, 2017

Federer's Strategy to Prolong Career

Roger Federer gave a prepared statement as to why he withdrew from the French Open this year. But when it comes down to it, the aging tennis star is simply trying to save his body as he works toward winning an eighth Wimbledon title. More»
GettyImages-97027544 article May 1, 2017

Top 10 Heavyweight Fights In History

While Joshua-Klitschko was certainly the best heavyweight battle in a long time, it was not necessarily one of the greatest fights ever. We took a look back at over a century of heavyweight glory to determine the top 10 greatest fights of all time. More»
JoshuaHeavy article April 30, 2017

Heavy Duty: Joshua Defeats Klitschko

On Saturday night, London's Wembley Stadium played host to arguably the most thrilling heavyweight boxing match in at least a decade, as the UK's Anthony Joshua -- one of the sport's brightest stars -- beat legend Wladimir Klitschko. More»
GettyImages-670315886 article April 19, 2017

A Different Kind Of White House Visit

It wasn't your typical day at the White House on Wednesday (although no day is usually typical there anymore). The New England Patriots made their visit to the White House to celebrate their Super Bowl win, but the day was filled with awkwardness. More»
McIlroyMasters17 article April 8, 2017

The Masters' Top 5 Weekend Stories

The current leaderboard at the Masters is filled with a variety of veterans and unexpected contenders, only a couple of whom have ever donned the Green Jacket. With much more to come, here are the top storylines to track this weekend. More»
WWE-Belt article April 1, 2017

Lords of the Ring: WrestleMania 33

Scheduled to take place in Orlando, Fla., on Sunday night (WWE Network, starting at 5 p.m. ET), WrestleMania 33 will feature an enthralling six-hour event with a long list of title matches and a host of superstars. We predict all the winners. More»
GGG-BoxingPic article March 18, 2017

Best Current Pound-For-Pound Boxers

Following a year dominated by Floyd Mayweather, much has changed in the sport's hierarchy less than six months later. With Mayweather effectively retired we took a look at the best pound-for-pound fighters around. More»
RandaMarkos article January 31, 2017

How Trump's EO May Impact Sports

On Jan. 27, President Donald Trump issued an executive order restricting travel to the U.S. from seven countries. The plight of athletes does not compare to those of refugees affected by this decision, but a century's worth of sports diplomacy is in jeopardy. More»
SerenaAussie article January 28, 2017

Aus-ome! Serena Earns 23rd Slam

Serena Williams beat her sister Venus in the women's final of the Australian Open (6-4, 6-4), earning her 7th Australian Open championship and 23rd major title overall. That surpasses Steffi Graf's previously untouched Open Era record. More»
GettyImages-625104064 article January 18, 2017

Obama's Legacy of Sports Diplomacy

One of the many long-lasting aspects of President Obama's legacy is his impact on the sports world. From his love of basketball to attending a baseball game in Cuba, Obama proved, in his words, that "sports have had the power to bring us together." More»
GettyImages-630707282 article December 31, 2016

Rousey's Future Hazy After KO

Following a 13-month absence from the sport, Ronda Rousey's quest to recapture her dominance and redefine her legacy lasted all of 48 seconds, and now her future is uncertain after a quick knockout at the hands of Amanda Nunes on Friday. More»
GettyImages-624191890 article December 28, 2016

Rousey's Return Full of Fight & Fright

She's back. Ronda Rousey will finally return to action at UFC 207 for a title fight against Amanda Nunes. But since there are some special circumstances -- Rousey is not talking to the media -- a lot might be on the line for the UFC, too. More»
GettyImages-622946140 article November 13, 2016

Conor Power Does Wonders For UFC

Conor McGregor would not be denied. The outspoken Irishman dominated in the octagon once again, defeating Eddie Alvarez at the UFC 205 event in New York City. Now, as a two-division champion, the possibilities are endless. More»
GettyImages-622165694 article November 10, 2016

UFC In NYC Amid Election Drama

The UFC is finally making its debut in New York City this weekend, where Conor McGregor will take on Eddie Alvarez. And while there are plenty of other fights scheduled, the atmosphere will be affected by the presidential election result. More»
RouseyTraining article October 12, 2016

Rousey's Back, But For How Long?

After an 11-month hiatus, Ronda Rousey is scheduled to meet Amanda Nunes in a UFC 207 title fight on Dec. 30. It will be Rousey's first fight since her second round KO loss to Holly Holm at UFC 193 last November. More»
GettyImages-610799058 article September 30, 2016

McGregor: UFC's Double-Edged Sword

The UFC's biggest star, Conor McGregor, is back and ready to fight Eddie Alvarez. He made that clear at Tuesday's press conference. But does McGregor's presence always have a positive impact on UFC? It might not. More»
GettyImages-603012098 article September 12, 2016

A Look Back at a Strange US Open

The 2016 US Open tennis tournament has come to a close. It was a wild two weeks, with some of the best players in the world unexpectedly making quick exits. Let's recap some of the major storylines that came out of the US Open. More»
CM-Punk article September 10, 2016

Can Punk Rock the UFC?

In January 2014, CM Punk was a professional wrestler employed by WWE. On Saturday, he'll make his MMA debut against little-known fighter Mickey Gall. Could this be the beginning of a career renaissance -- or an embarrassing ending? More»

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