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Past articles by Mike:

The UFC had a camera on Ronda Rousey's family when she was knocked out by Holly Holm

There were competing emotions following Holly Holm's upset victory over Ronda Rousey at UFC 193. Those of pure elation and joy, like the guy behind Holm in the image below. And then there is the shock and dismay of defeat. → Read More

Andy Dalton freaks out over J.J. Watt's 'Christmas Story' burn

After the Houston Texans handed the Cincinnati Bengals their first loss of the season on Monday night, J.J. Watt gave a decidedly J.J. Watt postgame interview with ESPN. → Read More

How Ronda Rousey's loss might have saved her career

When you're paid to win, losing is never the ideal outcome. Until Saturday, the only thing Ronda Rousey did was win. She was a perfect 12-0 in her MMA career. She was starring in movies and appearing on late night TV. → Read More

Ronda Rousey choked

When it was announced that Ronda Rousey would face Holly Holm at UFC 193 in Australia, the MMA world collectively scratched their heads. Why were we getting an unknown boxer instead of Miesha Tate ... → Read More

5 NFL coordinators who should be head coaches in 2016 (or sooner)

It's firing season in the NFL, which means that hiring season will be following soon. These five coordinators are likely to be high on many lists this offseason, and some might get a shot even sooner. 5. → Read More

Ranking the next 7 NFL coaches most likely to be fired

The Tennessee Titans fired Ken Whisenhunt earlier today because, well, the Tennessee Titans are terrible and that's mostly Ken Whisenhunt's fault. Whisenhunt is the second NFL coach to get the midseason sack, following former Miami Dolphins coach Joe Philbin's departure after Week 4. → Read More

High school football player crosses line of scrimmage to tie his opponent's shoe

Dansville (Mich.) junior defensive end Clay Soule was preparing to stop the Laingsburg offense early in his team's 35-20 win last Friday when he crossed the line of scrimmage early. It wasn't out of a desire to get to the quarterback that prompted Soule to jump the line. → Read More

49ers-Seahawks has become the most depressing rivalry in the NFL

Two terrible teams played on Thursday night and one team came out the less terrible of the two. When Jim Harbaugh departed from the San Francisco 49ers, there was no doubt that the team would undergo a change. Under Jim Tomsula things have been different. → Read More

The 20 worst plays in sports history

Michigan Wolverines punter Blake O'Neill made one of the most infamous plays you will ever witness on Saturday against Michigan State. O'Neil needed to just punt the ball away and seal a huge win for Michigan. Instead, he fumbled, and the rest is history. → Read More

Erin Andrews is seeking $75 million in damages from her 2008 stalking

Erin Andrews filed a complaint against a Nashville Marriott following the conviction of a man who filmed the Fox Sports reporter through a front door peephole. That man, Michael David Barrett, was convicted of felony stalking and sentenced to 30 months in prison in early 2010. → Read More

Why did it take USC so long to get Steve Sarkisian the help he needs?

Steve Sarkisian is taking a leave of absence from his duties as head football coach of Southern California. It's a decision forced upon him by USC athletic director Pat Haden five weeks into the season and following the Trojans' loss to Washington, Sarkisian's former team, on Thursday. → Read More

Which undefeated NFL teams are for real?

There are six NFL teams who remain undefeated after Week 4. Five of those teams stand at 4-0, while the 3-0 New England Patriots are coming off a bye week. → Read More

Ex-Jets linebacker Bart Scott says Tom Brady is a cornball and dork in hilarious rant

Bart Scott is still trying to bring down Tom Brady, three years after he last set foot on a field with the New York Jets. Now an analyst on CBS Radio, Scott was discussing the toughness of NFL quarterbacks in a segment earlier this week that prompted him to erupt on Brady. → Read More

September was the first calendar month no NFL players were arrested in six years

The 2015 NFL season has started well enough. Tom Brady is playing out of his mind. So is Aaron Rodgers. There has been drama and parity. There have been some controversies, banter, and a blossoming friendship with the Saved by the Bell cast. No one has been arrested in a while either. → Read More

Peyton Manning did something amazing for a woman dying of breast cancer

Kari Barnett Bollig has Stage 4 breast cancer, which has spread throughout Kari's bones and into her lungs. She isn't sure how long she has to live. Her story, told by her friend Dana Hunsinger Ben... → Read More

The Steelers' accusations show the NFL is out of control

Something happened during the NFL's season opener between the New England Patriots and Pittsburgh Steelers. “We were listening to the Patriots’ radio broadcast for the majority of the first half through our headsets,” Steelers coach Mike Tomlin told reporters follow a 28-21 loss. → Read More

50 photos of Tom Brady looking smug

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3 reasons Tim Tebow will make the Eagles, even though he shouldn't

Tim Tebow has dutifully battled for the position of third-string quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles this August. By all accounts, Tebow has improved. His release is faster and his mechanics are quicker. He's yet to throw an interception and he's rushed for a touchdown. → Read More

Ronda Rousey accepts Marine's invitation to Marine Corps Ball

Last week, U.S. Marine Jarrod Haschert asked Ronda Rousey to accompany him to the Marine Corps Ball in December. At the time of Haschert's proposal, Rousey was planning to fight Holly Holm in January and so she'd be too busy to attend. However, the fight was rescheduled to Nov. → Read More

Ranking the 32 best teams for RG3

Robert Griffin III is certainly not starting for the Washington Redskins Week 1, which probably means the second pick of the 2012 draft won't be playing with the team who drafted him much longer. → Read More