Many boxers practice their faith in churning, choppy theological waters and pray in the midst of ambiguity, triumph and tragedy. Boxers may participate in a unique profession, but all of us who pray have our own versions of pre-fight and post-fight prayers.
Cinco de Mayo is a Los Angeles holiday favorite...and although presidential candidate Donald Trump has managed to alienate Mexicans everywhere, this year's holiday is especially important to celebrate.
For the first time in more than 15 months, Jon Jones will return to the Octagon. The UFC's top-ranked light heavyweight, and pound-for-pound king, Jo...
By Andrew DePietro, Staff Writer UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor tweeted on Tuesday his plans to ...
April 3rd, 2016 was a big day. In Dallas, Texas, 101,763 people filled the AT&T stadium like sardines in a can to watch the showcase of the immortals, WrestleMania. Down by the ring, three rows back and three seats in sat a young woman who had travelled there by herself.
It's mixed martial arts with a distinct cultural nuance. It's combat sports, funneled through the idiosyncratic lens of Latino entertainment television.
Two former title challengers will headline this weekend's card, as light heavyweights Glover Teixeira and Rashad Evans collide in the main event, live from the Amalie Arena in Tampa Bay on April 16.
When I stopped by the Wild Card last week, I spoke to Roach about Pacquiao and the upcoming fight against Timothy Bradley in Las Vegas. But mostly we talked about two conversions: Pacquiao's born-again experience three years ago and a dramatic change in Freddie's own life that involved no religion at all.
John Fountain poses with Muhammad Ali, a childhood hero, during a chance encounter. By John W. Fountain In a treasured photograph, I stand smilin...
A pivotal heavyweight matchup between Ben Rothwell and Junior Dos Santos headlines the UFC's first ever fight card in Zagreb, Croatia, this Sunday.
I do the best I can. My mother once taught me that it will never be a perfect balance between work and family. You have to learn to prioritize and understand that you will need to make sacrifices, but you make sacrifices as a family. I train at night so that I have time to cuddle my girls to sleep.
For as many injuries as the WWE has right now -- and missing John Cena, Randy Orton, Cesaro, Neville, Nikki Bella, Luke Harper, and a slew of other top talent -- the show is as good as it's going to be. Here's to a fun WrestleMania 32!
What do election politics and professional wrestling have in common? Apparently, more than you think. Both feature over-the-top personalities giving 'cutting promos' (or giving speeches, depending on the arena), both have a tendency to stretch the truth in order to advance their own agendas, and both feature a healthy amount of trash talking directed at the competition.
Here are the results of last night's real slubberknocker between Father John Misty's beard taking on Ray LaMontagne's facial broom.
Jamyle Cannon is a teacher on the West Side of Chicago at DRW College Prep, a school where four shootings happened nearby last Monday alone, and he knows firsthand what his students are up against. Gang violence. Poverty. Food deserts.
Since I started training jiu-jitsu at Gracie Technics in Honolulu, I've known that my teacher, Professor Rylan Lizares, earned his jiu-jitsu black belt under a grappling legend, Pedro Sauer.