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  • Nationals star Bryce Harper gets tossed from game, blames rap music

    Nationals star Bryce Harper gets tossed from game, blames rap music

    At one point or another, we’ve all lost our sh*t to rap music, whether at a concert, house party or, in the case of Washington Nationals star right fielder Bryce Harper, in the middle of a professional baseball game. After striking out in the 8th inning of the Nats contest against the Milwaukee...
  • Ranking the NFC North quarterbacks in 2017

    Ranking the NFC North quarterbacks in 2017

    There is no more important position on the football field than the quarterback position. It may even be the most important position in all of sports. Those that have an elite quarterback, have a very good team. Those that don’t, are a no better than a mediocre team. The NFC North proves it. The...
  • Journey to sponsor Indy Lights driver Ryan Norman for rest of 2017 season

    Journey to sponsor Indy Lights driver Ryan Norman for rest of 2017 season

    Classic rock band Journey will serve as the primary sponsor for the No. 48 Andretti Autosport entry driven by Ryan Norman in this weekend's Indy Lights race at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, and continue to sponsor the car for the remainder of the 2017 season, according to a report from NBC Sports...
  • Minnesota Wild have options to fill final roster spot

    Minnesota Wild have options to fill final roster spot

    The Minnesota Wild have been busy this offseason retooling their forward lines. They have been doing it through multiple avenues. General manager Chuck Fletcher has had to navigate the expansion draft and free agency while creating cap space to re-sign restricted free agents and improve the roster...
  • Invicta FC 25 overshadowing Mayweather vs. McGregor hype

    Invicta FC 25 overshadowing Mayweather vs. McGregor hype

    It's the biggest, baddest fight card of the summer and millions of combat sports fans will be tuning in. No we're not talking about the Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor pay-per-view. That fight, which comes with a hefty price tag of $99.95 for HD, is probably going to be a one-sided affair...
  • Video: Walking tour of Iowa Cubs' Principal Park

    Video: Walking tour of Iowa Cubs' Principal Park

    There's two things baseball fans can count on seeing every summer in Des Moines: intense heat and top young prospects. The game July 18 at Principal Park in Iowa -- a hotly-contested affair between the Iowa Cubs and Nashville Sounds -- delivered on both fronts. After a scorching hot day that peaked...
  • A look back at the 10 best wins during the San Francisco Giants sellout streak

    A look back at the 10 best wins during the San Francisco Giants sellout streak

    Last night at AT&T Park in San Francisco, the Giants did not sell every seat in the stadium for a 5-3 loss to the Cleveland Indians. According to the franchise itself, this was the first non-sellout contest at the ballpark on the Bay since September 30, 2010, right at the end of the regular...
  • Invicta FC 24: Jihn Yu Frey coasts back into title contention

    Invicta FC 24: Jihn Yu Frey coasts back into title contention

    Jihn Yu Frey (6-2) cemented her status as the top candidate to challenge for Ayaka Hamasaki's atomweight title, defeating Ashley "Smashley" Cummins in the co-main of Invicta FC 24. The 32-year-old fought off multiple armbar attempts, showed off high-level wrestling and jaw-dropping submission...
  • Oakland Athletics absolutely should not trade Sonny Gray, and here are 5 reasons why

    Oakland Athletics absolutely should not trade Sonny Gray, and here are 5 reasons why

    The second half of the Major League Baseball season kicked off last night, and the Oakland Athletics beat the defending American League champions at the Coliseum, 5-0, behind a dominant pitching performance from former All-Star hurler Sonny Gray. He gave up just two hits in six scoreless innings...
  • Barbara Acioly steals the show at Invicta FC 24 weigh-in

    Barbara Acioly steals the show at Invicta FC 24 weigh-in

    Undefeated Brazilian sensation Barbara Acioly (4-0) wowwed the crowd July 14 at the Invicta FC 24 weigh-in at Kansas City's Sheraton Suites, appearing in an elegant white dress before revealing her fight attire. It was one of the more memorable moments in recent Invicta FC weigh-in history. The 2...
  • 5 best Oakland Athletics games in the first half of 2017

    5 best Oakland Athletics games in the first half of 2017

    It's been almost 30 years since the Oakland Athletics won the World Series, and the team probably won't be winning it this year. With a 39-50 record right now at the All-Star break, the A's are 21 games out of first place in the American League West, and they also face a 7.5-game deficit in the...
  • Invicta FC 24: Masters expects fight with Martin to 'end fast' and 'on the ground'

    Invicta FC 24: Masters expects fight with Martin to 'end fast' and 'on the ground'

    Tiffany "Rainbow Renegade" Masters had no problem making a bold prediction on how her Invicta Fighting Championships debut will play out. The surging 115-pound talent told AXS she's expecting a brutal battle on the mat, along with a fast finish. She's set to collide with fellow promotional newcomer...
  • 5 best S.F. Giants games from the first half of the 2017 season

    5 best S.F. Giants games from the first half of the 2017 season

    The San Francisco Giants had high hopes for 2017, coming off a near-miss effort in the National League Division Series last October against the eventual-champion Chicago Cubs. However, things have not gone very well for the Giants this year, and the team limps into the All-Star break this week with...
  • MMA: 42-year-old says its 'not weird' to fight woman in her 20s at King of the Cage event

    MMA: 42-year-old says its 'not weird' to fight woman in her 20s at King of the Cage event

    Glena "Heartless" Avila (5-4) will be stepping into the cage opposite Katie Howard on Aug. 5 at a King of the Cage event in Lincoln City, OR., the 42-year-old MMA fighter confirmed via Twitter.  Howard (3-5) is just 28 years old, over a decade younger than the Oregonian legend. The age differential...
  • 5 players the Oakland Athletics should trade this July in order to compete in 2018

    5 players the Oakland Athletics should trade this July in order to compete in 2018

    It's a strange season in Major League Baseball, since the Oakland Athletics—with their 38-49 record as of Saturday morning—are 20.5 games out of first place in the American League West Division, yet only seven games out of the final AL playoff spot. But teams have overcome bigger deficits than that...
  • 3 best games Todd Marinovich played for the Raiders

    3 best games Todd Marinovich played for the Raiders

    One-time National Football League quarterback Todd Marinovich is making a comeback of sorts at age 48, and all Los Angeles/Oakland Raiders fans will remember his time with the team during the 1991 and 1992 seasons. According to The Desert Sun, Marinovich "has joined the desert's developmental...
  • 5 players the San Francisco Giants should trade this month in order to compete in 2018

    5 players the San Francisco Giants should trade this month in order to compete in 2018

    The Major League Baseball All-Star Game is almost here, and the San Francisco Giants are 24 games out of first place. It's been 20 years since a Giants squad finished that far out of the National League West Division lead, and there next to no chance S.F. will recover in the second half to achieve...
  • The three best moves and the worst one made by the Oakland Raiders in the 2017 offseason

    The three best moves and the worst one made by the Oakland Raiders in the 2017 offseason

    The Oakland Raiders made the playoffs as a wild card team last season. It was quite the turnaround for the team that had gone 13 straight years with a winning record. The Raiders have developed a very good young roster with a franchise quarterback that can lead them to the next level. They are...
  • Invicta FC 24: Gabby Romero plans to show off elite level ground game

    Invicta FC 24: Gabby Romero plans to show off elite level ground game

    Undefeated strawweight Miranda Maverick (2-0) tapped out wrestling standout Kal Holliday, and finished Iowa prospect Samantha Diaz by way of rear-naked choke. She looked great in her first two starts under the Invicta FC banner, scoring back-to-back finishes in the very first round of action. But is...
  • The three best moves and the worst one made by the Kansas City Chiefs in the 2017 offseason

    The three best moves and the worst one made by the Kansas City Chiefs in the 2017 offseason

    The Kansas City Chiefs won the division last season and had the second best record in the AFC before losing in the divisional round. The made the playoffs in two of the previous three years and have an ascending roster. The Chiefs have had four straight winning seasons without the luxury of a...
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