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Rousey vs. Zingano Booked for UFC 182
by Wombat Sports
posted October 23, 2014 at 9:56am

Rousey Zingano The title match between Ronda Rousey and Cat Zingano has finally got a date. The two will square off for the UFC bantamweight title January 3rd and will serve at the co-main event at UFC 182 in Las Vegas. UFC Presidetn Dana White ann...more

Pac-12 NCAA Basketball: a conference on the rise
by They're Playing Basketball
posted October 23, 2014 at 9:56am

Today was Pac-12 media day, so the news is flowing:The rest of the Pac-12 doesn't believe Stanford is on the downturn. Despite the lack of Ogwumikes, the Cardinal were again picked to win the conference title.In the meantime, UCLA is back in the Pac-12 ra...more

NCAA Soccer – Chris’ Annual Late Season Power Poll
by All White Kit
posted October 23, 2014 at 9:51am

Ah yes, it’s time for the most divisive column of the season. I don’t really have much time to go into details, but here are how I see the teams right now. This isn’t based on a body of work a club’s done but instead who I’d ...more

NCAA Soccer – Bubble Watch Proper – Week Four
by All White Kit
posted October 23, 2014 at 9:48am

AAC Bubble – UCF, UConn, Memphis, South Florida Bubble (Danger) – Tulsa This league’s a mess right now, and UConn’s probably going to be on the wrong end of a double-edged sword. The Huskies got their big result by beating UCF t...more

Pac-12NCAA Basketball preview: the University of Colorado
by They're Playing Basketball
posted October 22, 2014 at 10:09am

This is the seventh in an annual 12-part series previewing the Pac-12 teams for the upcoming season.Colorado had a rough season last year, and they might be in for more of the same in 2014-2015.Leading scorer and rebounder Arielle Roberson (12 points, 8.3...more

Teams bracing; new SEC NCAA Basketball analysts
by They're Playing Basketball
posted October 22, 2014 at 10:07am

Interesting bits today:Oklahoma State's optimism is high, even without Tiffany Bias.Maryland braces for changes.Tennessee coach Holly Warlick says discipline is the key to winning.Georgia Tech has signed coach MaChelle Joseph to a contract extension throu...more

Judge rules to strike Summitt reference in lawsuit
by They're Playing Basketball
posted October 22, 2014 at 10:05am

The lawsuit of former employees against the University of Tennessee can't include a reference to former basketball coach Pat Summitt, a judge has ruled:KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- A judge has ruled that former Tennessee director of sports medicine Jenny Moshak an...more

10 Reasons why InvictaFC 9 Will Surprise the Heck out of you
by Wombat Sports
posted October 21, 2014 at 9:17pm

With InvictaFC 9 on the road in Davenport, Iowa, little buzz has been going on on the major websites. When the card was released, we may have been more excited than most, and part of it deals with these up and coming stars no one is aware about besides th...more

NCAA Soccer – Weighted Total Shot Ratio – Week Six
by All White Kit
posted October 21, 2014 at 9:08pm

Your weekly trip to the metrics nerd cave: AAC 1.35 – Cincinnati 1.33 – UCF 1.22 – South Florida 1.19 – UConn 1.06 – Memphis 0.97 – Temple 0.82 – East Carolina 0.81 – Tulsa 0.52 – Houston 0.50 &ndash...more

The college hoops season countdown continues
by They're Playing Basketball
posted October 21, 2014 at 10:05am

The news today is truly widespread:UConn senior Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis is working to prove skeptics wrong.Out of the shadow of big sister Shoni, Louisville's Jude Schimmel is ready to shine.Rina Hill is taking over as point guard for LSU.Oklahoma's Maddie...more

NCAA Soccer – Keep Punching That Ticket – Week Two
by All White Kit
posted October 21, 2014 at 10:00am

Your weekly dose of the race for the postseason. * = Clinched Conference Tournament Berth ** = Clinched Regular Season Title ^ = Eliminated from Conference Tournament Contention America East *13 (19) – Hartford 11 (17) – Albany 11 (17) &nda...more

NCAA Soccer– Bracket Projections v5.0
by All White Kit
posted October 20, 2014 at 9:31pm

Seeded Teams #1 Seeds 1 – Florida – SEC 2 – North Carolina – ACC 3 – Stanford – Pac-12 4 – UCLA – Pac-12* #2 Seeds 5 – Penn State – Big Ten* 6 – Florida State – ACC* 7 – Sou...more

Skylar Diggins Hits the Runway for Michael Costello Show at L.A. Fashion Week
by A Glam Slam
posted October 20, 2014 at 10:17am

Skylar Diggins was a presence at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York in September, hitting show front rows and visiting backstage with top designers. As part of L.A. Fashion Week, the WNBA star transitioned from spectator to model. Diggins took to...more

UConn opens new basketball practice facility, holds First Night
by Swish Appeal
posted October 20, 2014 at 10:15am

There are many "Midnight Madness" showcases and the like. But only one school can hold such an opportunity for the defending national champions. Around the college basketball world, many schools are holding their open houses where the men's and women's...more

NCAA – What Chris Is Watching – 10/19/14 – (14) Kansas vs (9) West Virginia
by All White Kit
posted October 19, 2014 at 7:10pm

(14) Kansas vs (9) West Virginia – 2:00 PM With all due respect to current leaders Oklahoma State, the Big XII title will likely be decided on Sunday afternoon in Lawrence when Kansas hosts West Virginia. The Jayhawks’ margin of error dimini...more

Pac-12 NCAA Basketball preview: the University of Southern California
by They're Playing Basketball
posted October 19, 2014 at 10:12am

This is the fifth in an annual 12-part series previewing the Pac-12 teams for the upcoming season.To say Cynthia Cooper-Dyke's first year as USC's coach last season exceeded expectations is an understatement.Having lived near the basement of the Pac-12 wi...more

Eurobits: Meesseman, Montgomery off to Russia
by Swish Appeal
posted October 19, 2014 at 10:03am

With the women's league in Russia underway and with two weeks to the start of Turkish league play, there's still time for players to sign with teams. PolandRound 2 of Polish games is complete, with eurobasket.com giving Jhasmin Player their Polish Leag...more

10 Cool Things About the New York City Marathon
by kalliegregg
posted October 19, 2014 at 10:01am

1. It's the largest marathon in the world, with over 50,000 finishers in 2013. (flipkey.com) 2. There's a financial incentive for qualifying for the Olympic Trials at the NYC Marathon (So run fast!) (nyrr.org) 3. The NYC Marathon w...more

More midnight madness and college news
by They're Playing Basketball
posted October 19, 2014 at 9:59am

The Big Ten's arrow is pointing up with Maryland and Rutgers.North Carolina State is hoping their talented back court can make up for some serious personnel losses.The young Auburn Tigers are getting their chance.Colorado's Haley Smith will fill in for in...more

As the basketball season approaches, storylines are forming
by They're Playing Basketball
posted October 17, 2014 at 6:38pm

College teams are fleshing out and taking shape:Expectations for Duke are lower this year, despite the return of Elizabeth Williams.Coach Nikki Caldwell is looking to get LSU "back to what they were built on."Notre Dame guard Jewell Loyd has learned to em...more

Women's MMA Roundup: AGUILAR vs FARIA not happening?
by Women's MMA Roundup
posted October 16, 2014 at 3:13pm

Holly Holm vs Raquel Pennington is official, Jessica Aguilar vs Kalindra Faria hits a snag, new Invicta FC 9 promo, Bellator returns to WMMA this Friday, and more! ...more

ESPN releasesNCAA Basketball season broadcast schedule
by They're Playing Basketball
posted October 16, 2014 at 10:30am

2014-2015 ESPN game broadcast schedule.OOOweee!!! I'm getting excited now.I'm intrigued by South Carolina at Duke, Louisiana Tech at LSU and West Virginia at Texas in pre-conference play.More college news:Georgia is already ahead of schedule, and aims to ...more

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