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  1. Sactowns Alpha Males: UFC on FOX 9

    Geoff Gallo

    You have to rewind your memory bank to 2007 to remember the last UFC event held in Sacramento, a city that most resembles a remodeled basement. Even though MMA devotee Arnold Schwarzenegger vacated the governor's mansion long ago, the triumphant retu...

    Blog | December 20, 2013
  2. Metamoris: Spending a Day in the World of Jiu-jitsu-Centric MMA

    Geoff Gallo

    Maybe I've never worn a gi and maybe I've never rolled, but I am still passionate about mixed martial arts. What little I know of jiu-jitsu comes from my neighbor, Tim, who enjoys making his friends submit during UFC broadcasts. "You see that? You se...

    Blog | June 20, 2013
  3. NBA Playoffs Shootaround: Whistle While You Work

    Grantland Staff

    So much amazing is happening, and the Shootaround crew is here to help you keep track of it all. You'll find takes on moments you might've missed from the previous night, along with ones you will remember forever. Pray 4 Lance (All GIFs by @H...

    Blog | May 29, 2013
  4. Branching Out for Bellator

    Geoff Gallo

    For the combat sports fan, it's all about maintaining focus. We attend live events, watch other shows at home, then program our DVRs to bridge the gaps. We listen to industry podcasts, check Twitter feeds, patrol various blogs, and maybe even leave s...

    Blog | March 27, 2013
  5. Afternoon Links: Unexpected Journeys to Denny's, Unexpected Cowel...

    Tess Lynch

    Two brave souls take the Denny's Hobbit-themed menu for a spin, finding that its items "tasted good in a way that only the worst food can." Carmen Electra and Simon Cowell find each other "adorable." They have some things in common, I guess. The I...

    Blog | December 19, 2012
  6. About Last Night: My Boss Is a St. Louis Carpenter

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday. Matt Carpenter, subbing for an injured Carlos Beltran, hit a two-run homer to lead the Cardinals to a 3-1 win over the Giants and a 2-1 lead in the NLC...

    Blog | October 18, 2012
  7. UFC 152 Emerges From the Rubble

    Geoff Gallo

    For an entertainment company accused of oversaturating the market with its product, maybe an extended break wasn't the worst thing that could happen. But UFC 151's cancellation on August 23 created an undeniable firestorm in the mixed martial arts wo...

    Blog | September 26, 2012
  8. UFC Roots: The Gracie Academy in Torrance

    Geoff Gallo

    I never liked the idea of fighting for the sake of fighting. Other than my brothers' hilarious brawls in the 1970s, it seemed wrong on many levels. So back in 1993, when some friends invited me over to watch the original Ultimate Fighting Championshi...

    Blog | August 28, 2012
  9. About Last Night: Arizona Gets Its Meow On

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Monday. The Arizona Wildcats are College World Series champions. Defensive replacement Brandon Dixon hit an RBI double in the ninth inning to break a 1-1 tie, spu...

    Blog | June 26, 2012
  10. Video on Demand Report: Starring Madonna and MMA Fighters (Though...

    Molly Lambert

    The Headliner New Year's Eve EVERYTHING ALL OF THE TIME!!!!!!!! New and Notable Haywire Steven Soderbergh continues his excellent run of genre films with this slick, smart, critically acclaimed action thriller starring Channing Tatum, Ewan...

    Blog | May 04, 2012
  11. About Last Night: When It Rains, It Pours in Boston

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday. Kobe Bryant scored 27 points and Pau Gasol had a crucial block at the buzzer as the Lakers edged the Celtics in overtime, 88-87. I'm not saying Boston has...

    Blog | February 10, 2012
  12. X Factor Recap: Lakoda Murders a Celine Song

    Jay Caspian Kang

    On my JFK to LAX flight yesterday, I sat next to a young girl and her father. The adult was wearing a beanie, a gray sports coat, a black MMA-styled t-shirt and a heavy silver chain that reminded me of the kitsch sold at Wings, the beachside stores t...

    Blog | November 17, 2011
  13. MMA, Vampires, and Fratricide: Which TV Procedurals Are Worth You...

    Amos Barshad

    You're busy and only have time for so many murders per week. So which TV procedurals are actually worth your time? We consulted the plot descriptions for this week's grisliest dramas and, below, offer our best advice on how to manage your viewing sch...

    Blog | October 24, 2011