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Cris Cyborg hilariously trolls Ronda Rousey on Twitter

Sunday, January 24th, 2016

The ongoing fiery feud between Ronda Rousey and Cris "Cyborg" Justino had some gasoline dumped on it Saturday night, as Cyborg simply couldn't resist the perfect chance to troll her eternal nemesis with Rousey hosting Saturday Night Live. Rousey suffered her first professional loss against Holly Holm in November after being unable to dictate the fight ...

Andrew Holbrook pulls out of UFC on Fox 18 match vs. Sage Northcutt

Saturday, January 23rd, 2016

Attaining success at the highest levels of mixed martial arts obviously takes immeasurable dedication and sacrifice. After pouring years of blood, sweat and tears into the sport, it's always heartbreaking to see a fighter miss out on the opportunity of a lifetime due to injury. Unfortunately, such is the case for ...

IUPUI flying under radar in Summit League; notch win in conference opener

Friday, January 1st, 2016

It hasn’t been all peaches and cream so far this season for IUPUI head coach Jason Gardner and his gritty Jaguars squad, to say the least. A brutal pre-conference slate – including true road games at Marquette, NC State, Purdue, Creighton, Memphis and Butler – combined with the ineligibility of transfer ...

2016 adidas MLS Player Combine: Five invitees with Indiana ties

Sunday, December 13th, 2015

[caption id="attachment_30331" align="aligncenter" width="460"] Photo credit: mlssoccer.com[/caption] Despite its reputation as a basketball state and not having a noteworthy professional-level soccer club until 2014, Indiana has long been a low-key hotbed for soccer talent (see Yeagley, Jerry). So, true to form, the Hoosier state is once again lining up several potential ...

San Jose Earthquakes form human shield in attempt to prevent red card

Monday, September 28th, 2015

It's easy to get caught up in the moment and go ape shit immediately after scoring a goal. Unfortunately, it's also possible to forget about a previous yellow card in doing so. Just ask San Jose Earthquakes attacking midfielder Matias Perez Garcia. After getting cautioned in the 77th minute for unsporting behavior, ...

Video: USWNT’s Tobin Heath posterizes Mexican defender

Monday, May 18th, 2015

In their penultimate tune-up match before heading north to Canada for the 2015 Women's World Cup, the United States Women's National Team sought nothing more than a sharp, confidence-building performance against Mexico on Sunday night at the StubHub Center. Sharpness, they exuded; confidence, they certainly built. A brace each from Sydney Leroux ...

Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao: Full card preview

Thursday, April 30th, 2015

The WBA, WBC and WBO welterweight titles are on the line this Saturday at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, as the “Fight of the Century” between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao is finally here after years of waiting. The 12-round championship bout will be co-broadcast by Showtime and ...

Manny Pacquiao vs. Chris Algieri: Full Card Preview

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

Manny Pacquiao's WBO welterweight title is on the line this Saturday at the Cotai Arena inside The Venetian Macau, as Pacquiao takes on undefeated American Chris Algieri at a catch weight of 144 pounds. The 12-round championship bout will be broadcast on HBO pay-per-view as the main event on a ...