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  1. Scotty Lago on burnout, Olympics, Twitter

    Lynn Hoppes

    Olympic snowboarder Scotty Lago, before heading to Norway Thursday to prepare for this weekend's Arctic Challenge, was in Las Vegas on Wednesday to perform an ultimate orange burnout with fellow AMP Energy athletes Dale Earnhardt Jr. and MMA fighter ...

    Blog | March 07, 2013
  2. Fighter Ronda Rousey is social media savvy

    Maria Burns Ortiz

    Twitter trash talk. When Ronda Rousey began her rise to mixed martial arts prominence, she was known as much for her social media smack talk as her ability to fight. She was outstanding at both. The run-up to Rousey's UFC 157 headlining bout ag...

    Blog | February 22, 2013
  3. Gina Carano on 'Fast,' today's MMA, fitness

    Lynn Hoppes

    During Sunday's Super Bowl, the first commercial for "Fast & Furius 6" debuted, with Vin Diesel, Paul Walker and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson starring in the latest installment of the blockbuster series of car racing movies. The film, coming out May ...

    Blog | February 05, 2013
  4. Social media: FundAFighter is a new wave

    Maria Burns Ortiz

    Much has been made about the impact a crowd can have in sports. The crowd's ability to lift a team. To provide that extra burst of energy. To intimidate opponents. Of course, the benefits of crowd support have all been relatively intangible - until n...

    Blog | January 25, 2013
  5. Danny Trejo on 'Death Race,' prison boxing

    Scott Neumyer

    Danny Trejo may not be a household name, but anyone who's seen his unmistakable face on the big screen isn't likely to forget him. Arguably best-known for his roles in cult classics like "Desperado," "Con Air" and "Machete," the veteran character act...

    Blog | January 22, 2013
  6. 7-year-old wants to be pro MMA fighter

    Playbook Trending

    ESPN The Magazine talks with 7-year-old Regina "The Black Widow" Awana and her father, Ricky Awana, about her dream of becoming a professional MMA fighter....

    Blog | December 26, 2012
  7. Kansas City Chiefs cheerleader to MMA

    Lynn Hoppes

    Rachel Wray always has been in the spotlight. High school pom squad dancer at Springdale High School, Ark. College pom squad dancer for the University of Arkansas. And NFL cheerleader for the Kansas City Chiefs. But it's been nothing like thes...

    Blog | December 26, 2012
  8. Jonathan Lipnicki on MMA and Tom Cruise

    Charles Curtis

    Want to feel old? Jonathan Lipnicki -- yes, the same adorable child actor in "Jerry Maguire" who you'll always associate with the weight of the human head -- will turn 22 years old next week. He's also an MMA enthusiast and a purple belt in Brazil...

    Blog | October 17, 2012
  9. Butterbean talks Comic Con, collectibles

    Lynn Hoppes

    NEW YORK -- More than 100,000 characters filled the Jacob Javits Center for the past four days for the seventh annual New York Comic Con. There were Avengers. Japanese anime stars. Spider-Men. And a Butterbean. Eric "Butterbean" Esch plopped hi...

    Blog | October 14, 2012
  10. 'Boom' costar Jason Miller seems unhinged

    Chuck Mindenhall

    If you go in for "excruciating," then you are a ripe candidate for Jason Miller's fan club. Not talking about the Jason Miller who played Father Karras in 1973 film "The Exorcist," though at this point there would appear to be parallels in areas deal...

    Blog | October 10, 2012
  11. 'The Mindy Project' parties with NBA stars

    Sam Alipour

    On Monday, fans of "The Mindy Project" rejoiced with the news that the sitcom starring Mindy Kaling received a full-season commitment from Fox. Tonight, NBA fans -- or at least the Knicks and Pacers faithful -- will have reason to cheer: In the e...

    Blog | October 09, 2012
  12. Kevin James talks MMA, bad back, his song

    Kelley L. Carter

    ATLANTA -- Kevin James rolls himself into the interview room, looks a bit sheepish and is apologetic about his current physical state. The 47-year-old comic actor is in a wheelchair this day, the day that he's to talk about his starring role in "H...

    Blog | October 09, 2012
  13. Michael Clarke Duncan affects sports world

    Bill Speros

    Don't put off tommor what you can do today!! RIP Michael Clarke Duncan!! I was suppose to go to hospital tommorow! Blessing to him and fam!!- Kenny Smith (@TheJetOnTNT) September 3, 2012 Athletes and sports celebrities joined millions of f...

    Blog | September 04, 2012
  14. Ronda Rousey on women's MMA, muscles

    Lynn Hoppes

    UFC president Dana White recently said he's warming up to women's mixed martial arts and it's all because of current Strikeforce women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. "I don't think I've been too shy about what I think about Ronda," White to...

    Blog | August 29, 2012
  15. Trending: Ronda Rousey continues to shine

    Bill Speros

    Minute Rice has nothing on Ronda Rousey, who continued to dominate the world of women's MMA with a 54-second defeat of Sarah Kaufman via -- again -- her infamous "armbar." Rousey's latest victory got her an invitation, of sorts, from a UFC titan....

    Blog | August 20, 2012
  16. MMA fighters paying tribute to Bruce Lee

    Playbook Trending

    In the past two months, mixed martial arts fans might have noticed the letters R-Y-U on the backs, chests and legs of fighters during UFC events. It's a new MMA clothing line, but it's also a philosophy. RYU (prounounced ROO) stands for Respect...

    Blog | August 19, 2012