Jon Jones’ PED Suspension and Its Impact on the Future of UFC

Jon Jones’ PED Suspension and Its Impact on the Future of UFC

Yesterday in the midst of the uproar over the Kyrie Irving-Isaiah Thomas swap, a stunning moment of its own took center stage for mixed martial-arts. Jon Jones -- fresh off his triumphant return and redemption story in his win over Daniel Cormier -- failed his post-fight drug test, which returned positivefor an anabolic steroid. UFC…

2017 NFL Season Preview: AFC East

2017 NFL Season Preview: AFC East

The Open Man previews the 2017 NFL Season with breakdowns of all 32 NFL teams. Starting with the AFC East, a division set to be dominated once again by the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots.  New England patriots After a comeback for the ages against the Atlanta Falcons in the Super Bowl, the New…

Miami Dolphins Take A Risk Passing on Kaepernick for Jay Cutler

Miami Dolphins Take A Risk Passing on Kaepernick for Jay Cutler

Ryan Tannehill's torn ACL forced Miami Dolphins brass to make a decision on their 2017 quarterback situation: A retiree who threw four touchdowns and five interceptions in an injury-shortened 2016, or a young, dual-threat player who tallied 16 touchdowns in the air against four interceptions and two rushing touchdowns? Miami is going behind Curtain A.…

UFC 214: Jones-Cormier II sits in the shadows while Dana White focuses on boxing

UFC 214: Jones-Cormier II sits in the shadows while Dana White focuses on boxing

Contrary to popular belief (and FS1), the fight of the summer in 2017 is not the hyped meeting of Floyd Mayweather and UFC champion Conor McGregor on Aug. 26. However, this summer's best fight will happen inside the Octagon when Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier touch gloves in a highly anticipated rematch for the UFC…

Blue Jays-Rangers Rivalry Nears Its Final Act

Blue Jays-Rangers Rivalry Nears Its Final Act

When it comes to baseball, organic rivalries are hard to come by in the modern era of the sport. A game steeped in tradition and historical narratives, decades-long rivalries rule the landscape over newly minted hatred between two teams. Rivalries formed throughout the history of MLB such as Red Sox-Yankees, Cubs-Cardinals, and Dodgers-Giants dominate discussion…

2017 FIFA Confederations Cup Preview: Group A

2017 FIFA Confederations Cup Preview: Group A

FIFA's preliminary test prior to the World Cup, the Confederations Cup, is set to take center stage this weekend in Russia with eight nations aiming to build momentum towards next summer's tournament. Comprised of each continent's reigning champion along with the reigning World Cup holders and 2018 World Cup hosts Russia, the Confederations Cup lacks…