The Ultimate Fighter 17, Episode 12: Award time!

Wow, this is a long Harley-Davidson ad. Oh, wait, the show started. Yeah, one of the fighters gets a motorcycle. Whee. Chael Sonnen jokes with Kelvin Gastelum that the semifinalist fighter has upgraded his diet from Krispy Kreme to brownies. …...

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Monday Myriad: April 8

View as slideshow It’s warm. Winter sports are almost done. Almost. Women’s hockey is still going, though parity is elusive. Team USA Weekend Wrap Up: April 08, 2013 By Tom Robinson | Apr 08, 2013, 12:30 PM ET United States … Conti...

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NWSL preseason wrap: Keep calm and carry on

In May 1996, one team had established itself as the doormat of a new league. Its big-name allocations turned out to be out of shape and disinterested. Its defense was horrible. The team started 1-6. The league itself had a … Continue reading &...

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Washington Spirit vs. Virginia: Battle of field goals

Perhaps women’s soccer fans should focus on the positive from the Washington Spirit’s 6-3 loss Saturday night at the Maryland Soccerplex: The University of Virginia has a terrific offense with dynamic attackers who can bring Steve Swanson...

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The men’s national team vs. the media

I’m late getting to this intriguing Jonah Freedman piece about the rise in scrutiny on the U.S. men’s national team, which Freedman posits as a sign that we’re finally getting serious about this soccer thing. That sort of phenomenon...

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Washington Spirit vs. Maryland Terrapins: Forget about it

On paper, it doesn’t look good for a pro team to lose to a college team. Particularly one that isn’t renowned as a national title contender (though that could change this year). Particularly when other NWSL teams are mopping the … ...

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Single-Digit Soccer: An Easter Lilly for coaches and players

I envy soccer coaches of the 2020s. They will be able to call up apps that keep the attention of their easily distracted players to show them drills. (Yes, my first practices of the season included a few reminders that … Continue reading &rarr...

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The Ultimate Fighter 17, Episode 11: Bubba bounced

Last week … a couple of quarterfinals, and Ronda Rousey turned up for some grappleflirting. I was out of town, so check with Danny Downes. This week … Uriah Hall finally fights again? That’s so exciting, I could swear Dana … ...

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