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Brett Okamoto


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Past articles by Brett:

Romo laughs off weight gain photo

Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo calls the photo that went viral showing an alleged weigh gain "the least of his worries." → Read More

Tyron Woodley defeats Robbie Lawler by first-round knockout to claim UFC welterweight title

With one crushing right hand, Tyron Woodley ended Robbie Lawler's title reign by knocking him out at 2:12 of Round 1 to become the new UFC welterweight champion Saturday night at UFC 201. → Read More

Risky business for runner who successfully steals home

Graham Tews of Ogden baseball, incredibly steals third to home plate, but what makes the play so effective is that he slid in between his teammates' legs to tag safe. → Read More

Rowe makes bald beautiful

Holly Rowe is Steve Levy's Star of the Night, as she underwent chemotherapy and sent out a video as a symbol of support to all cancer patients. → Read More

My Wish: Mackenzie takes the field with Alex Morgan

Fourteen-year-old Mackenzie Toman's s spirit hasn't been diminished by the new challenges of a neurological condition she was diagnosed with in 2015. In fact, Mackenzie recently hit the field Alex Morgan and the United States women's national soccer team. → Read More

My Wish: Bryce Harper makes Kaylan's dream come true

Sixteen-year-old softball ace Kaylan King needed a kidney transplant to stay in the game -- and now she's spending the day with Nationals MVP outfielder Bryce Harper. → Read More

Street baller 'Bone Collector' crosses up kid out of his shoes

The street baller known as "Bone Collector" crosses up a kid at a basketball camp so badly one of his shoes comes off. → Read More

Pujols gets hit on the helmet

In the seventh inning of the Angels' win over the Rangers, Albert Pujols gets plunked on the helmet by pitcher Tony Barnette. Pujols was able to stay in the game. → Read More

Taillon stays in despite being hit by line drive

Pirates rookie pitcher Jameson Taillon is struck in the head by a line drive in the second inning but he stays in the game, surrendering just one run over six innings. → Read More

My Wish: 9-year-old fan teaches J.J. Watt about true 'Will Power'

Nine-year-old Will Martinez of Houston has been battling leukemia with incredible bravery for more than three years, emulating the characteristic of the athlete he most admires -- the Texans' J.J. Watt. → Read More

Jon Jones tested positive for clomiphene, letrozole, according to Nevada State Athletic Commission

Jon Jones -- who is facing a two-year suspension -- tested positive for clomiphene, an anti-estrogenic substance, and traces of letrozole, an aromatase inhibitor, according to the NSAC. → Read More

Evangelista 'Cyborg' Santos says he suffered fractured skull in Bellator 158 loss

MMA fighter Evangelista "Cyborg" Santos says he suffered a fractured skull during his loss to Michael Page at Bellator 158. → Read More

The moment Cormier found out the fight was off

Dana White sits Daniel Cormier down to tell him that Jon Jones tested positive for a banned substance, prompting the cancellation of their fight at UFC 200. Cormier did not take the news well. → Read More

Harper taunts Mets fans after home run

Bryce Harper hits a solo home run and on the way back to the dugout, he motions to Mets fans to be quiet. → Read More

How to make at TD catch without really trying

Blue Bombers' Drew Willy throws the pass so hard it sticks to Ryan Smith for the touchdown catch, without Smith even looking to see what was happening. → Read More

Banks takes missed FG back for 121-yard TD

Former Kansas State star Brandon Banks takes the missed field goal all the way back the other way for a 121-yard touchdown return for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the CFL. → Read More

Jones taken off UFC 200 card for possibly doping

Jon Jones has been removed from Saturday's UFC 200 card after a possible anti-doping violation. → Read More

Lesnar selected to headline WWE 2K17 cover

Brock Lesnar, the former WWE and UFC heavyweight champion, was selected Monday as the cover superstar for the WWE 2K17 video game that is set for an Oct. 11 release. → Read More

Miesha Tate calls Ronda Rousey 'pouty' and questions the former champion's mental toughness

UFC women's bantamweight champion Miesha Tate called rival Ronda Rousey "pouty" and questioned the ex-champ's mental toughness in a televised interview. → Read More

Kimbo Slice's death draws plenty of reaction on social media

Lots of MMA fighters, as well as athletes in other sports, expressed their grief on social media over the death of Kimbo Slice. → Read More