3 fighters get UFC contracts

3 fighters get UFC contracts

LAS VEGAS – MMA Junkie was on scene and reporting live from Tuesday’s Dana White’s Contender Series 49 event. Dana White’s Contender Series cards see prospects fighting for the opportunity to sign a UFC deal, with UFC president Dana White on hand to make the decisions. The third week of the sixth season saw 10 … Read more

Serena Williams announces she will ‘evolve away from tennis’ after upcoming US Open

Serena Williams announces she will ‘evolve away from tennis’ after upcoming US Open

In an article in Vogue, the 23-time grand slam winner said that, although she will try to win at the US Open, it is time for her to move “in a different direction.” “There comes a time in life when we have to decide to move in a different direction,” Williams posted on Instagram with … Read more

Kyle Shanahan: 49ers were ‘locked in’ on Trey Lance and Mac Jones leading to 2021 draft

Darren Yamashita-USA TODAY Sports San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan joined the I Am Athlete podcast and was asked about the process leading to the team selecting quarterback Trey Lance with the No. 3 overall draft pick last year. There was a lot of speculation surrounding who the 49ers were looking to draft after … Read more

Serena Williams says ‘countdown has begun’ to retirement

Saying “the countdown has begun,” 23-time Grand Slam champion serena williams announced Tuesday she is ready to step away from tennis so she can turn her focus to having another child and her business interests, presaging the end of a career that transcended sports. In an essay released Tuesday by Vogue magazine, and a post … Read more

Chiefs training camp observations from August 9

On Tuesday morning, the Kansas City Chiefs conducted their 12th full practice of 2022’s training camp on their practice field at Missouri Western State University in St. Joseph, Missouri. Just five public training camp practices remain. Click here to learn how you can attend one — and see the whole 2022 schedule. Tuesday’s session was … Read more

Big Ten, ESPN’s breakup another sign of growing division in college sports

It’s hard to believe today, in light of the reported impending breakup of ESPN and the Big Ten Conference, but once upon a time that relationship was suspected of being strong enough to decide who won the Heisman Trophy. Twenty-five years ago, during what might have been the most contentious and controversial Heisman race of … Read more