| Apr 12, 2013
| 5:11 AM
For years, mixed martial art has been a man's world. But 2013 is shaping up to be the year women take the spotlight.
Ronda Rousey beat Liz Carmouche in February, during Ultimate Fighting Championship's first female bout. And this weekend, Shogun...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 5:07 PM
Arthur Jones III could easily take his answer in a somber direction.
The Ravens defensive end has just been asked to imagine how his mother, blind from diabetes the last three years, will experience Sunday's game against the New England Patriots....
| Feb 13, 2013
| 9:21 PM
Another swing for softball
First of all, wrestling should not be replaced on the Summer Olympic program, in 2020 or ever.
But if the International OlympicCommittee keeps its head buried firmly in the sand (or...
| May 30, 2013
At age 15, Laurel's Mansur Abdul-Malik is one of the top high school wrestlers in the state of Maryland, and he's just getting started. "Every day I want to get better," Abdul-Malik said. "I want one day to be known."
On May 11, Abdul-Malik qualified...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 7:15 AM
Recently on WWE.com, Paul Heyman listed 10 “Paul Heyman Guys.” It seems to be the cool thing these days, in this exclusive club of individuals that associate themselves with the man known as the "Creative Rabbi," the man widely regarded as one...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 6:06 AM
In the main event at UFC 150, lightweight champion Benson Henderson won by split decision over former champion Frankie Edgar to retain his title at the Pepsi Center in Denver.
The bout was so close that both fighters asked UFC president Dana White after...
| Mar 30, 2011
| 10:00 AM
UFC light heavyweight champion Jon "Bones" Jones recently told my Baltimore Sun colleague Kevin Richardson that his brother, Ravens defensive tackle Arthur Jones, "would do great in the octagon." The 2010 fifth-round draft pick won two New York state...
| Jun 24, 2012
| 10:13 AM
Rich Franklin came into his fight with Wanderlei “The Axe Murderer” Silva at UFC 147 with two strikes against him. The first strike being that he was a late replacement for an injured Vitor Belfort, and the that he was fighting in Silva’...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 2:40 PM
Not lost in the translation were the words of UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva as he released a barrage of fighting words to his next opponent, Chael Sonnen. Speaking through a translator, the Portuguese-speaking Silva went on a trash-talking...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 10:57 PM
In the main event at UFC 148, middleweight champion Anderson Silva (32-4, 15-0 UFC) once again solidified himself in history as one of the best pound-for-pound fighters ever. Silva scored an impressive technical knockout over Chael Sonnen (28-11-1, 7-4...
| May 26, 2012
| 5:19 AM
At UFC 146 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, UFC world heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos dominated two-time former champion Frank Mir in the main event.
Dos Santos (15-1, 9-0 UFC) predicted before the fight that he would finish Mir (16-6,...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 2:18 PM
It is Christmas Day, and Arthur and Jon Jones are slap-boxing again, two grown adults playfully bobbing, weaving and grappling in front of their parents and children. It was inevitable, really.
Days later, Arthur won't remember what was at stake. Maybe...