Perhaps no transgender issue brings out more anger than the idea of transgender women competing in athletics. This was evident again when a female transgender CrossFit athlete was told, in writing, by the CrossFit governing body that she cannot compete as a woman.
Matt Riddle has had his battles outside the ring as well. The UFC suspended him last February for testing positive for pot, despite the fact that he's a state-sanctioned medical marijuana user in Nevada. Pot is forbidden; but testosterone replacement therapy isn't.
Quinton "Rampage" Jackson takes on former titlist Christian M'Pumbu in the Bellator 110 headliner, and Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal squares off against Mikhail Zayats in the evening's co-main event.
For the first time in UFC history, two undefeated Olympic medalists will square off for promotional gold, as women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey attempts to defend her 135-pound strap against challenger Sara McMann.
Every once in a great while a story comes along that defies our collective imagination, forcing us to recalibrate the limits of the human condition. ...
We could use Ali's talents now to describe the battle brewing between New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo.
The Pollination Project provides $1000 in seed funding to an individual who is working to make the world -- or just their own community -- a better, more peaceful and more sustainable place.
A man can kill an unarmed 17-year-old boy, and instead of going to jail, make more money than his pathetic previous life ever allowed. The Kardashians used to be the go-to celebrities when you wanted to make fun of people who did not deserve celebrity status. Well now we set a new low that will be hard to best.
New Years Resolutions. Have you started on them? Have you already quit? What's so great about them anyway? I mean, you're just going to fail, right? I hate resolutions! Well, that's not true.
Headlining one of the biggest fight cards of the year are bantamweights Urijah Faber and Renan Barao, who will square off for the second time, after Barao took a unanimous decision in their first meeting to earn the promotion's interim title at UFC 149.
One of the most amazing transformations for me has been the change in my courage. I am not afraid of people looking at my body, nor of what the scale says, nor -- most importantly -- of trying new things. For the first time in my life I feel like I'll try anything at least once.
Call it a precise and multifaceted mix of unlocked fearlessness and inflicted pain, an existence rooted in the efficacy of violence. No matter how you view it, there is no part of Dan Severn's past that can be considered too banal to merit discussion.
Scandinavian film buffs know about it, as well as other Europeans, but it remains a secret to most North Americans.
Professional wrestling has been a television staple since the beginning. It came as no surprise to anyone that World Wrestling Entertainment would eve...
Heading into 2013, the UFC's dais of champions represented generations of MMA greatness, with legends like Anderson Silva and Georges St-Pierre being joined by greats like Cain Velasquez and Jon Jones, along with newer strapholders.
Never before has a main event been met with such anticipation.