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  • UFC bantamweight superstar Elizabeth Phillips wants to fight Raquel Pennington

    UFC bantamweight superstar Elizabeth Phillips wants to fight Raquel Pennington

    UFC bantamweight superstar Elizabeth Phillips (4-2) said on June 29 in an exclusive interview with AXS that she would be interested in duking it out inside the world-famous Octagon with hard-hitting 135-pound contender Raquel "Rocky" Pennington (4-4), perhaps as early as this fall. Phillips, who is...
  • St. Louis Rams announce throwback jersey games for Greatest Show On Turf tribute

    St. Louis Rams announce throwback jersey games for Greatest Show On Turf tribute

    The Greatest Show On Turf (GSOT) was the nickname given to the St. Louis Rams squad that was in the NFL way before its time, and will still go down as one of the most amazing offensive units ever. With 2014 being the 15th anniversary of that team, the Rams are going to honor those players and...
  • The Kansas City Chiefs voted as 5th most likable team in the NFL

    The Kansas City Chiefs voted as 5th most likable team in the NFL

    In the world of professional sports, the NFL has a reputation for being rough and tough and violent, but that isn't always exactly true. Yes, it is a high-contact sport that brings about some heated emotions and bad feelings, but those things don't mean someone can't be likable. Such is the case of...
  • Atlanta Falcons land as 8th most liked team in the NFL, according to vote

    Atlanta Falcons land as 8th most liked team in the NFL, according to vote

    Believe it or not, the "Dirty Birds" are one of the most likable teams in the entire NFL, and not just by those that reside in Georgia. A recent vote by staff and fans at FOX Sports helped put together the most likable and least likable teams in the NFL, and the Atlanta Falcons ended up landing in...
  • New Orleans Saints voted as fourth most disliked team in the NFL

    New Orleans Saints voted as fourth most disliked team in the NFL

    Fans of the NFL usually pick their home team or the one that is closest to them by geography so they have someone to support. When their team isn't playing though, true football fans love to watch any games that are presented to them, no matter what teams are playing. Fans are very vocal though and...
  • Drew Brees says he knows how the Jimmy Graham, Saints ruling will turn out

    Drew Brees says he knows how the Jimmy Graham, Saints ruling will turn out

    The situation with tight end Jimmy Graham and the New Orleans Saints is continuing to drag on, and every single fan in the Who Dat Nation wants to know what is going to happen. Some people may already have an idea as to whether or not the star player will be ruled a tight end or wide receiver, and...
  • New York Rangers 'Next the Cup' t-shirts collecting dust on clearance racks

    New York Rangers 'Next the Cup' t-shirts collecting dust on clearance racks

    The New York Rangers have expressed initial interest in signing fast-rising Colorado Avalanche center Paul Stastny, according to a June 27 report from Rant Sports. Stastny, 28, is expected to test his value on the open market this off-season, after turning in eight seasons of high-level play in...
  • Clippers make interesting NBA Draft pick at No. 28

    Clippers make interesting NBA Draft pick at No. 28

    With the 28th pick in the NBA Draft, the Los Angeles Clippers selected C.J. Wilcox from the University of Washington. "I got the call a couple of minutes before and started celebrating before my name was even called," Wilcox said. The 6-foot-5 Wilcox averaged 18.3 ppg, 3.7 rpg, and impressed Head...
  • Atlanta Hawks select forward Adreian Payne 15th overall from Michigan State

    Atlanta Hawks select forward Adreian Payne 15th overall from Michigan State

    The 2014 NBA Draft took place on the evening of Thursday, June 26, and the Atlanta Hawks went in with a number of needs. Sure, they've been in discussions to possibly try and free up cap space for free agents Carmelo Anthony and/or LeBron James, but the rookies are important too. With the 15th...
  • Brandon Flowers chose Chargers to make sure he faces Chiefs during season

    Brandon Flowers chose Chargers to make sure he faces Chiefs during season

    Cornerback Brandon Flowers was recently released by the Kansas City Chiefs, and it was not just a surprise to many fans, but Flowers himself. He was shocked that the team he had given so much time and effort to, had let him go. Well, when it came time for him to find a new home and a new team, he...
  • Hot dog incident could affect how mascots interact with sports fans

    Hot dog incident could affect how mascots interact with sports fans

    A Kansas City Royals fan who was allegedly smashed in the eye by a foil-wrapped hot dog that way tossed into the crowd by the team mascot has been granted a second chance to present his case in court, according to a June 24 report from ABC News. During a 2009 Royals game, John Coomer, a Kansas...
  • Reports state Rockets trade Omer Asik to Pelicans for future draft pick

    Reports state Rockets trade Omer Asik to Pelicans for future draft pick

    The Houston Rockets are one team that is hoping to be able to land either of the biggest NBA free agents in a long time in LeBron James or Carmelo Anthony. To do that, they would have to open up a lot of cap space and free up the money needed to bring them in. Reports state that they've already...
  • Sparks in a sense of urgency after Stars loss?

    Sparks in a sense of urgency after Stars loss?

    The Los Angeles Sparks fell to the San Antonio Stars 72-69 on Sunday at the Staples Center, leaving the team in last place in the division. After a botched play by the Sparks with 8.4 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter—due to the Stars key defensive play on Candace Parker, where Danielle...
  • Is it football season yet in the Bay Area?

    Is it football season yet in the Bay Area?

    Summertime in the San Francisco/Oakland Bay Area is upon us, and that means it's time to get ready for the 2014 National Football League season. It's been hard to remember between the great seasons the Bay Area's professional baseball teams are having and the international excitement over the World...
  • New Orleans Pelicans seeking 2014 NBA Draft picks via trade

    New Orleans Pelicans seeking 2014 NBA Draft picks via trade

    The 2014 NBA Draft is a mere day away and many teams are looking forward to starting the professional journey with their young new players. Unfortunately for the New Orleans Pelicans, there are no picks to be had, but that doesn't mean they aren't hoping to end up with at least one. It has been 1...
  • Is it possible for the Atlanta Hawks to land LeBron James or Carmelo Anthony?

    Is it possible for the Atlanta Hawks to land LeBron James or Carmelo Anthony?

    First, it was Carmelo Anthony who decided he wanted to test the free agent market. Then, the bombshell of LeBron James wanting to see what was out there, turned the sports world on its head. Everyone is wondering just where these big names - and potentially others - could end up once the new NBA...
  • With a crowded Falcons' backfield, Jacquizz Rodgers says 'no concerns'

    With a crowded Falcons' backfield, Jacquizz Rodgers says 'no concerns'

    The Atlanta Falcons are sincerely hoping that their 2014 season is leaps and bounds better than their 2013 season, but the main thing is that they've got to stay healthy. From there, they've got to have the talent at each position to compete in an extremely strong NFC South. One place they've got...
  • Drew Brees says the New Orleans Saints are in line to win the Super Bowl again

    Drew Brees says the New Orleans Saints are in line to win the Super Bowl again

    All players want to believe their team is ready to win the Super Bowl, but many of them are also realistic. They'll know if their franchise is rebuilding or missing a few pieces or just not at that level yet. Four years removed from their first and only Super Bowl victory, the New Orleans Saints are...
  • LA Galaxy is eliminated from the US Open Cup by the Railhawks

    LA Galaxy is eliminated from the US Open Cup by the Railhawks

    The LA Galaxy was eliminated from the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup by the Carolina Railhawks on Tuesday evening. The game in Carolina went into overtime after a scoreless draw. The Carolina soccer team managed to score a goal in the first half of the overtime period and put the Angeleno team away. As...
  • Byron Scott considered 'leading candidate' to become new Lakers head coach

    Byron Scott considered 'leading candidate' to become new Lakers head coach

    The search continues for the next head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers with the team continuing to weigh their options. Although the coaching search is ongoing, Byron Scott is the leading candidate moving forward, according to ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne on June 24: “While the Lakers remain focused on...
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