We often use the word unique to describe something special; something that is without equal. But why is it when we use the term "unique" to describe a person, the connotation is often negative?
In a society in which capital has disproportionate power over labor, and in which organized labor is on the decline as a proportion of the labor force, it's incumbent on leaders of organized labor not to make it easy for their enemies to make them the issue.
Junior knew his dad had to make a change, and that it would not be easy for him. He sat down his father and had one of the hardest conversations a child can have with a parent -- a frank talk about health and weight.
A veteran of more than 50 heavyweight bouts, McCline, 44, is running for Congress, challenging longtime U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, D-Fla., in the Democratic primary. McCline trusts the public to accept who he really is -- and formerly was.
While my fans may know me as a larger-than-life WWE superstar who takes no mercy in the ring, one thing they may not know about me is that outside the ring, I am a loving, proud, hands-on father of two wonderful sons.
The UFC heads north of the border to Vancouver's Rogers Arena on Saturday, June 14 as flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson (19-2-1, 7-1-1 UFC) attempts the fourth defense of his 125-pound title in the UFC 174 main event against Russian standout Ali Bagautinov (13-2, 3-0 UFC).
A few hours before Miguel Cotto challenged Sergio Martinez for the middleweight championship, Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini told me, "Everyone thinks the way to beat a southpaw is with the straight right down the middle, but it's really the left hook."
Everything fell perfectly into place for T.J. Dillashaw on Saturday night. The Sacramento-based bantamweight executed an impeccable game plan at UFC 173 to unseat Renan Barao as the promotion's top 135 pounder, ending the Brazilian's nine-year unbeaten streak.
Unbeaten for more than nine years, Renan Barao, who fights out of Rio de Janeiro's Nova União, is an impressive specimen, a fighter who embodies all the facets of mixed martial arts, combining dazzling and technical striking with black-belt-level Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.
By now, every major MMA media outlet has run the story about Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez pulling out of his upcoming trilogy fight with Michael Chandler after suffering a concussion during training.
Memorial Day is coming soon, and that means it's well past time to get yourself in shape for the beach! Work out at a gym or at home, then get a massa...
Jimmy Ellis let his fists do the talking. As a result, Ellis was little-known and barely remembered. But his teenage friend and sparring partner, Muhammad Ali, grew into an icon.
When I truly believe that the power of the universe resides within me (this belief waxes and wanes apparently) I act in such a way that I am able to tap it. Jesus or the Buddha or Winnie the Pooh, these are merely conduits for the almighty energy that lies in wait.
Chicago, you aren't perfect. You're beautifully flawed. There isn't anything wrong with you, that can't be repaired by the good in you. The most American-American city.
Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones (19-1, 13-1 UFC) puts his title on the line against Glover Teixeira (22-2, 5-0 UFC).
After promoting five consecutive championship fights in the previous five weeks, Bellator MMA returns to its tournament roots on Friday, April 11.