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  • The Oakland Coliseum has been the site for many memorable Raiders games on Monday Night Football in the past. However, this week, Oakland is

    7 memorable MNF games in Raiders history

    The Oakland Raiders made their reputation in the 1970s on Monday Night Football, winning 19 of their first 21 games on prime time network television. The other two games were a tie and one-point loss, so for the first 12 seasons of ABC's record-breaking TV broadcasts, the Silver & Black were...
  • For decades, Cal and Stanford have played The Big Game, and they do so again today in Berkeley at Memorial Stadium. This has been the site o

    6 awesome Big Games every Cal and Stanford football fan should know, besides THAT one

    Today, one of college football's great rivalries resumes when the California Golden Bears and the Stanford Cardinal play at Memorial Stadium in Berkeley. There aren't a lot of national ramifications for this game, but that doesn't matter. We all know the story about the 1982 Big Game, of course...
  • WWE Survivor Series 2016 preview: Charlotte Flair and Becky Lynch may open new feuds

    WWE Survivor Series 2016 preview: Charlotte Flair and Becky Lynch may open new feuds

    What new feuds will open in the 5-on-5 women's elimination match at WWE Survivor Series 2016? On Nov. 20 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, WWE champs Charlotte Flair and Becky Lynch are on opposing teams -- Team Raw and Team SmackDown, which means the ladies could come nose-to...
  • Matt Mitrione is set to fight at Bellator 172

    Bellator 172 preview: Does Fedor Emelianenko have enough left in the tank to stop Matt Mitrione?

    Not long ago, Fedor Emelianenko was the most dangerous man on the planet, an explosive striker with a famously cold, emotionless stare and devastating one-punch knockout power. Between 2000 and 2009, he won 27 fights and suffered no defeats, with the lone blemish on his resume during that time being...
  • Charmaine Tweet is set to fight Megan Anderson

    Invicta FC 21: Can Charmaine Tweet derail the Megan Anderson hype train?

    Canadian featherweight Charmaine "Not So Sweet" Tweet (9-5) is perhaps best-known as the only woman to be finished both by "Rowdy" Ronda Rousey and Cris "Cyborg" Santos, but she'll have a chance to rewrite her resume and change the fate of her legacy at Invicta FC 21, where she'll face surging...
  • New York Mets: Is Glenn Sherlock an upgrade over Tim Teufel?

    New York Mets: Is Glenn Sherlock an upgrade over Tim Teufel?

    For the New York Mets, replacing Tim Teufel with Glenn Sherlock was purely a cosmetic move. Adding a new third base coach won't rock the boat much, but it keeps the Mets in the headlines and shows the team is at least attempting to make minor improvements and upgrades heading into 2017. The move may...
  • New York Mets may be willing to let Rene Rivera slip away

    New York Mets can't afford to lose Rene Rivera

    Sandy Alderson and the New York Mets' brass apparently can't decide how to proceed with the franchise's murky backup catcher picture, as word has leaked out that the team may non-tender Rene Rivera. Can the Mets afford to let Rivera slip away? Definitely not. Non-tendering him would leave New York...
  • The USC Trojans take on the UCLA Bruins on Saturday at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, and the two teams have played many memorable games over th

    5 memorable games in the USC-UCLA football rivalry

    As the USC Trojans and the UCLA Bruins prepare to play each other for the 86th time on Saturday night, we're going to take a look back at some memorable games played between the two schools. Between them, the Trojans and the Bruins have won 53 conference championships over the years, while winning a...
  • Tim Teufel will not return as third base coach

    New York Mets classy to offer Tim Teufel new role

    The New York Mets handled Tim Teufel's removal as third base coach with style and grace, elegantly avoiding the word "fired" while offering the former second baseman a new role with the organization. From a public relations perspective, the announcement couldn't have been smoother. After the 58-year...
  • Amanda Cooper fights at UFC Fight Night 99

    UFC Fight Night 99 preview: Amanda Cooper makes long-awaited return to the cage

    With the UFC's long-awaited New York City debut—the historic UFC 205 pay-per-view spectacular—now in the rear-view, fight fans can finally turn their attention to UFC Fight Night 99, an underrated, overlooked event that features some of the top prospects and contenders in the game today. The thing...
  • UFC 205: What's next for Chris Weidman after loss to Yoel Romero?

    UFC 205: What's next for Chris Weidman after loss to Yoel Romero?

    UFC 205 was supposed to go so differently for Chris Weidman. The former UFC Middleweight Champion was one of the biggest proponents of getting mixed martial arts legalized in New York so that the promotion could even have UFC 205 at Madison Square Garden on Saturday. Yet Weidman was not headlining...
  • UFC 205: What's next for Stephen Thompson after championship bout?

    UFC 205: What's next for Stephen Thompson after championship bout?

    UFC fans saw only the ninth draw in the promotion's history on Saturday, when UFC 205's welterweight championship bout between Tyron Woodley and Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson was declared a majority draw in front of a surprised crowd at New York's Madison Square Garden. If you missed the fight, you...
  • UFC: Dana White hints Claudia Gadelha is next for Karolina Kowalkiewicz

    UFC: Dana White hints Claudia Gadelha is next for Karolina Kowalkiewicz

    Fight fans who want to see an immediate rematch between Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Karolina Kowalkiewicz may be out of luck. After the ladies went the distance in an instant classic at UFC 205, it seemed to be a foregone conclusion that the UFC would run it back with a rematch for the ages -- in their...
  • UFC 205: Miesha Tate shocks crowd with retirement announcement

    UFC 205: Miesha Tate shocks crowd with retirement announcement

    UFC fans expected big news at Saturday's UFC 205 but not in the form of a retirement. Former women's bantamweight champion Miesha Tate stunned the Madison Square Garden crowd by announcing her immediate retirement after dropping a unanimous decision to Raquel Pennington. You can watch her declare...
  • UFC 205: Conor McGregor beats Eddie Alvarez, but what's next?

    UFC 205: Conor McGregor beats Eddie Alvarez, but what's next?

    UFC fans watched in awe as Conor McGregor followed through on his promise to make history at UFC 205. McGregor felled Eddie Alvarez on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden to claim the UFC Lightweight Championship and be the first fighter ever to simultaneously hold two titles within the...
  • UFC 205 reaction: Joanna Jedrzejczyk gets huge pop from Minnesota fight fans

    UFC 205 reaction: Joanna Jedrzejczyk gets huge pop from Minnesota fight fans

    AXS was on hand at Ansari's Mediterranean Grill and Lounge in Eagan, Mn., for the historic UFC 205 pay-per-view spectacular. What was the scene like? Was it anywhere near as raucous and wild as bars in New York City, Philadelphia and Las Vegas? Even though no Minnesota-based fighters were on the...
  • Miesha Tate leaves a lasting legacy inside and out of the cage

    Miesha Tate leaves a lasting legacy inside and out of the cage

    Most fight fans are aware of Miesha "Cupcake" Tate's accomplishments inside the cage, championship wins over the likes of Holly "The Preacher's Daughter" Holm and Marloes "Rumina" Coenen. Her gritty style -- a mix of wrestling, high-level Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and relentless cage pressure -- made her...
  • Bellator 165 is set to hit California

    Bellator 165 preview: Pair of women's flyweight bouts highlight explosive fight card

    Bellator MMA is back in our lives on Nov. 19, with an absolutely explosive fight card from the SAP Center in San Jose, Calif. Highlighting the show is a pair of female flyweight bouts, with former Invicta FC superstar Sarah "The Monster" D'Alelio making her hotly-anticipated promotional debut...
  • Miami vs. San Diego NFL action: Who can forget the 'Epic in Miami'?

    Miami vs. San Diego NFL action: Who can forget the 'Epic in Miami'?

    One of the most famous playoff games in NFL history took place on January 2, 1982, between the Miami Dolphins and the San Diego Chargers. As the two teams prepare to face each other on Sunday in Week 10 of the 2016 season, it's important to recognize the history between these two teams, even if...
  • Bartolo Colon has signed with Atlanta

    New York Mets: Losing Bartolo is hard pill to swallow

    Bartolo Colon is taking his talents to Atlanta. The 43-year-old legend is likely wrapping up his incredible career in a Braves uniform, as he signed a one-year deal for $12.5 million to pitch for the New York Mets' NL East rival in 2017. For the Mets, losing Colon is a hard pill to swallow -- for...
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