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  • Noah Syndergaard has a feud brewing with Mr. Met

    New York Mets: Noah Syndergaard continues goofy 'feud' with Mr. Met

    Following his brilliant effort against the San Francisco Giants in the National League Wild Card Game, Noah Syndergaard took to Twitter to thank those in the New York Mets organization -- everyone from fans to security personnel -- for making 2016 a success. The flame-throwing Mets ace was all class...
  • The week that was in the NFC West.

    NFC West water cooler talk: Seahawks seize lead with bye

    Much like a couple of Presidential candidates who will remain nameless, the teams of the NFC West did little to burnish their image in Week Five. First, Arizona defeated San Francisco in a desultory Thursday night contest. Sunday, while most of the football fans in America were focused on Tom Brady...
  • Ashley Rushing wants to rematch Andy Nguyen

    King of the Cage: Ashley Rushing calls out Andy Nguyen

    Ashley "Dollface" Rushing (1-1) rained all over Andy "The Crasian" Nguyen's victory parade just moments after the surging atomweight's successful title defense against Cassie "The Hulk" Robb by tweeting to King of the Cage that she wants to fight the champ and swipe her belt. Nguyen, King of the...
  • Michael Bisping is second in UFC history in total fight time

    Michael Bisping jumps into second in UFC history in total fight time

    British middleweight Michael "The Count" Bisping (30-7) successfully defended his world championship belt at UFC 204, but he did a little extra to cement his legacy by jumping into second in UFC history in total fight time. By going toe-to-toe with Dan Henderson for 25 minutes in the main event of...
  • David Wright might play first base for the Mets in 2017

    New York Mets: Could David Wright be an option at first base?

    With Jose Reyes finding a home at third base and Lucas Duda unlikely to stay healthy enough to survive a full season, could David Wright be an option at first base for the New York Mets in 2017? That's one of the most intriguing questions Sandy Alderson and Terry Collins will need to unravel over...
  • Katlyn Chookagian narrowly avoided a life-threatening situation

    UFC 205 star narrowly avoided deadly Hoboken train crash

    The star of UFC 205 -- New Jersey bantamweight phenom Katlyn Chookagian (8-0) -- narrowly avoided the tragic train crash that killed one woman and injured dozens more last month in Hoboken. The surging 27-year-old, who fights Liz "Girl-Rilla" Carmouche on Nov. 12 at Madison Square Garden, tweeted...
  • NFC North Week 5 look ahead: Packers come out of the bye against the Giants

    NFC North Week 5 look ahead: Packers come out of the bye against the Giants

    The Minnesota Vikings remain on top of the division with a perfect 4-0 record. The Green Bay Packers lost a little ground only because they had the week off. The Chicago Bears moved out of the division’s basement and won their first game on Sunday. The Detroit Lions fell victim to the Bears and are...
  • Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon, is the site of the big Pac-12 game of the week between the Washington Huskies and the Oregon Ducks. The ho

    Pac-12 football Week 6 preview: Huskies travel to Eugene with chance to pluck the Ducks

    A lot of things have changed in the Pac-12 football scene in just five weeks this fall. For the first time in decades, seemingly, the Washington Huskies have risen to the top of the pyramid, both regionally and nationally. From 1977-2003, the Huskies were ranked in the Associated Press Top 25 at...
  • Von Miller and the Orange Crush defense will have a tough time with the NFL's No. 1 offense this Sunday as the Atlanta Falcons come to Denve

    AFC West Week 5 preview: Broncos face tough test at home against Falcons

    The Denver Broncos and the Oakland Raiders, in that order, have pulled in front of the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Diego Chargers in the AFC West after just four weeks of play, and that means Week 5 is an interesting week for both teams. The Broncos and the Raiders both will play at home on...
  • The Denver Broncos defense was good enough to win the Super Bowl last year, but in Week 5, you might consider benching the unit against a ve

    AFC West fantasy football advice for Week 5

    With four weeks down in the fantasy football season, you should have at least nine more weeks left in your schedule. So there's no need to fret if things haven't gone your way so far. There is plenty of time to make up for it, and with so many good AFC West players at your disposal in fantasy...
  • A healthy Joe Flacco (5) leads the Baltimore Ravens into battle  against the Washington R**skins on Sunday. Flacco and the Ravens dropped a

    NFC East Week 5 preview: QB grudge match in Maryland, are Giants ready for a Lambeau leap?

    Two of the four teams in the NFC East are coming off victories this week, and Washington (2-2) and Dallas Cowboys (3-1) look to carry momentum in Week 5. Washington takes a short trip up the parkway to visit their closest non-NFC East rival, the Baltimore Ravens (3-1). This game will be a measuring...
  • Curtis Granderson has done an incredible job for the New York Mets

    New York Mets: Curtis Granderson leads by example

    Look up "team player" in the dictionary and you might just see a picture of Curtis Granderson. The 35-year-old, a three-time All-Star, has done everything in his power to help the New York Mets win this season. From the very start of his 2016 campaign, he put the team's needs ahead of his own. Even...
  • NFC North water cooler talk Week 4: Vikings and Bears win, division getting more separated

    NFC North water cooler talk Week 4: Vikings and Bears win, division getting more separated

    The Minnesota Vikings did it again. Defense and timely offense have the team 4-0 and currently on top of the NFC standings. They may not be getting all the talk they deserve from the national media, but more and more experts are taking notice. The rest of the division has kind of settled into their...
  • NFL week 4: Heroes and Villains

    NFL week 4: Heroes and Villains

    In week 4 fans have began to solidify opinions about players and teams. Many are starting to believe some teams are the real deal, while it's also becoming painfully obvious that maybe some of the teams are clearly falling to the bottoms of the pack. The usual superstar players like Russell Wilson...
  • Tom Brady gets to play football in the NFL again. The Cleveland Browns are presumably unhappy. More so than usual.

    Week 5 NFL picks: Guys! Tom Brady is back!

    Now that most teams in the NFL have played four games, we can actually start to make some real declarations about teams. Before this, all of our opinions were speculative, except that the Browns were terrible. That was obvious from before the first snap of the season. We have some data now, though...
  • Bye week or bye weak?

    Week 5 NFL power rankings: Bye week schedule from worst to best

    The NFL bye week isn’t just difficult on players, who desperately wish they could on the field slamming their bodies around for our amusement instead of sitting at home and resting up. They’re also hard on the fans who crave escape from the tedium of family life through the winning combination of...
  • New York Mets need to get Madison Bumgarner out of the game early

    New York Mets: Getting to Madison Bumgarner early is key

    The only way for the New York Mets to beat the San Francisco Giants on Oct. 5 in the National League Wild-Card Game is to get to Madison Bumgarner early. Like most high-level ace pitchers, the 27-year-old Bumgarner typically settles in and really starts rolling after a few batters. We're talking...
  • Max Holloway may be UFC's top featherweight

    Jon Anik thinks Max Holloway might be UFC's top featherweight

    Who is the UFC's baddest, most dangerous featherweight? According to Jon Anik, that honor belongs to No. 4-ranked Hawaiian phenom Max "Blessed" Holloway (16-3) -- not reigning 145-pound kingpin Conor "Notorious" McGregor or perennial title contender Frankie "The Answer" Edgar. Anik tweeted that...
  • Julia Jones edged Stephanie Skinner at Invicta FC 19

    Time for UFC to add a women's atomweight division

    There has been all kinds of talk in recent months about the UFC needing to add flyweight and featherweight divisions for its female competitors. Fans and media members have been pushing to give Valerie Letourneau, Katlyn Chookagian and other high-level 125-pound talent a chance to fight at their...
  • James Loney should start in the NL Wild-Card game

    New York Mets: James Loney deserves start at first base in wild-card game

    Terry Collins and the New York Mets haven't tipped their hand as far as their plans for first base for tomorrow night's single-elimination wild-card game, but ESPN has reported that they are leaning toward giving Lucas Duda the start over James Loney. The thought seems to be that the Mets' brass...
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