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  1. About Last Weekend: Big East Memories

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy celebrating your big Oscars win by drunk-dialing Matt Damon and yelling, "How ’bout dem apples!" here's what you missed in sports last weekend. Georgetown and Syracuse played their penultimate rivalry game as members ...

    Blog | February 25, 2013
  2. Will Alistair Overeem rule the UFC — or bring it down?

    Dave Meltzer

    Will Alistair Overeem rule the UFC — or bring it down?

    Story | Conversation | April 19, 2012
  3. Bill Barnwell on the UFC and its first parlay into mainstream tel...

    Bill Barnwell

    The UFC is at a crossroad this weekend with a new TV contract and a potentially epic championship matchup.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2011
  4. They Are Remaking 'Kickboxer' With UFC Guys and Wrestle...

    Shea Serrano

    A compendium of several bad ideas I've had as a human: Ramen Noodle Kool-Aid: I took a bunch of the flavor packets that come in ramen noodle soup packages and put them in a jug of water and made a sort of beef-flavored Kool-Aid. I did it...

    Blog | May 13, 2014
  5. About Last Weekend: The Pack Is Back

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out being thrown in jail while attempting to incite a Seahawks riot by overturning a vegan food truck, and using your one phone call to beg Shane to fill in for you on About Last Night, here's what you missed in sports over the weeke...

    Blog | December 30, 2013
  6. 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
  7. About Last Weekend: Down Go the Chiefs

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy confusing Jimmie Johnson, Jimmy Johnson, and a turkey sandwich, son, here's what you missed in sports last weekend: Peyton Manning overcame an injured ankle and Kansas City's vaunted pass rush as the Broncos handed the Chie...

    Blog | November 18, 2013
  8. About Last Night: Justin Time

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy figuring out how to eat a hat after watching Raul Ibanez hit his 22nd home run of the season, here's what you missed in sports on Monday: The Atlanta Braves, powered by Justin Upton, put together a six-run 14th inning as th...

    Blog | July 09, 2013
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. We Went There: UFC 155, Las Vegas

    Geoff Gallo

    UFC events in Las Vegas have distinct electricity. In a city this grandiose, title fight cards almost become distorted by anticipation and excitement. It just feels different. And with the UFC looking to punctuate 2012 by brandishing a championship r...

    Blog | January 04, 2013
  12. Save the Aloha, For Now: UFC Legend B.J. Penn

    Geoff Gallo

    Back in January of 2009, my friend Rick traveled to Las Vegas with some business associates to attend UFC 94. Living in San Francisco, just a short flight away, I decided to visit my old college buddy and reminisce about decades of miserable Vikings ...

    Blog | December 19, 2012
  13. About Last Night: Down Go the Cardinals

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday. The Rams defense contained Kevin Kolb (28/50, 289 yards) and Ryan Williams (14 carries, 33 yards) en route to handing the Cardinals their first loss of ...

    Blog | October 05, 2012
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. The Power of Video: President Dana White's UFC 148 Vlog

    Geoff Gallo

    The success of HBO's Hard Knocks and 24/7 proved human interest stories build sports brands and win awards. Let's face it, if you can both make the NFL preseason feel captivating and domesticate the NHL, you're probably onto something. The UFC might ...

    Blog | July 25, 2012