Brent Musburger Comments on Joe Mixon’s NFL Future During Oklahoma vs. Auburn

January 3, 2017

Matthew Stockman/Getty Images Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon is one of the most controversial players in college football, which made ESPN broadcaster Brent Musburger’s comments during the Sugar Bowl all the more surprising. During the Sooners’ game against Auburn on Monday, the veteran announcer provided his thoughts on Mixon (via Mark Heim of AL.com): It […]

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Winners and Losers from College Football Bowl Season

January 3, 2017

Streeter Lecka/Getty Images College football’s bowl season has been so much fun that Nick Saban almost smiled once. The biggest and most obvious winners of the 2016 college football bowl season were Alabama and Clemson, but even the less meaningful bowl games were loaded with winner and losers. It may seem silly to publish this […]

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Auburn vs. Oklahoma: Score and Reaction for 2017 Sugar Bowl

January 3, 2017

Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images The No. 7 Oklahoma Sooners started the season with losses in two of their first three games, but they made amends and put the finishing touches on a 10-game winning streak when they dispatched the No. 14 Auburn Tigers 35-19 in the Sugar Bowl on Monday night. The triumph at the Superdome […]

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Embarrassing Start to Season Fueled USC Resurgence and Changed Its Future

January 3, 2017

Harry How/Getty Images PASADENA, Calif. — At some point, probably soon, USC will go back to being Hollywood again. That’s OK. It can’t help it, not in its L.A. surroundings, not with its fans in a place that idolizes its stars. For years, USC had been stuck in a phony place. And now, instead of […]

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College Football Rankings: B/R’s Top 25 Post-Bowl Games

January 3, 2017

Streeter Lecka/Getty Images And then there were two. Next wee,k we’ll have our national champion after Alabama and Clemson play in Tampa, Florida with everything at stake. Before we get there, though, we’re giving you one last Bleacher Report Top 25 so tide you over. Rather than do another poll after the final—when seemingly the […]

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Louisville tricked Duke into defending the wrong basket and scored the easiest 2 points

January 3, 2017

The Louisville women’s basketball team scored one of the easiest buckets of the season on Monday, thanks to some trickeration to start the third quarter. The Cardinals lined up for the inbound pass like they normally would. Three players stood on one half of the floor, while a fourth stood in the “backcourt” to await […]

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LeBron James and Kobe Bryant defend Ronda Rousey after UFC 207 loss

January 3, 2017

UFC 207 was supposed to be the ceremonious return of former women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. Unfortunately, it all turned sour after she was stopped by Amanda Nunes within just 48 seconds of action. As one of the biggest polarizing figures of the sport, “Rowdy” has her fair share of both supporters and detractors. But […]

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Video: UFC champs Michael Bisping and Tyron Woodley verbally agree to catchweight fight

January 3, 2017

While the festivities inside the Octagon were electric during at UFC 207 on Friday, there were some fireworks over at the backstage area, as well. Champions Michael Bisping and Tyron Woodley were apparently making a deal with each other to make a fight happen this year. Unlike the usual callouts between fighters these days, the […]

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Dana White after UFC 207 main event: I went in there and hugged Ronda Rousey for 45 minutes

January 3, 2017

The final UFC fight of 2016 lasted all of 48 seconds, as Amanda Nunes (14-4) bludgeoned Ronda Rousey (11-2) and forced a standing stoppage by referee Herb Dean. While Nunes made her first successful UFC women’s bantamweight title defense, Rousey suffered her 2nd career loss in as many fights, with both ending by knockout. Related […]

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Full UFC 207 salaries: Over 4.5 million paid out to 20 fighters

January 3, 2017

Ronda Rousey made three million dollars for 48 seconds of work. Unfortunately for her, it wasn’t exactly the 48 seconds of work she was hoping for. Rousey made the lion’s share of the UFC 207 salary, but there was still some money to go around for other fighters as well. Seven fighters overall made more […]

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