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Anderson Silva Returns at UFC 183 With His Broken Leg Healed

Anderson Silva (R), from Brazil, throws a punch at Stephan Bonnar, from the United States, during their light heavyweight mixed martial arts bout at UFC 153 in Rio de Janeiro on Oct. 14, 2012. Silva tumbled from the pinnacle of mixed martial arts in 2013, finishing the year with a badly broken leg an-d no title belt. The greatest fighter in MMA history insists he never considered retiring, and he returns from a 13-month absence Saturday against Nick Diaz at UFC 183. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
Anderson Silva (R), from Brazil, throws a punch at Stephan Bonnar, from the United States, during their light heavyweight mixed martial arts bout at UFC 153 in Rio de Janeiro on Oct. 14, 2012. Silva tumbled from the pinnacle of mixed martial arts in 2013, finishing the year with a badly broken leg an-d no title belt. The greatest fighter in MMA history insists he never considered retiring, and he returns from a 13-month absence Saturday against Nick Diaz at UFC 183. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

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Brian Bowles, Ex-UFC Fighter, Arrested for Meth Possession

Brian Bowles, a former UFC fighter and WEC champion, was arrested for methamphetamine possession, according to reports on Tuesdsay. Georgia’s Jackson County Sheriff’s Office said he was arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of a schedule IV drug, …... Read More




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    New Names Suggested for Sports Illustrated After Photographers Laid Off

    A number of new names are being suggested by sports fans after Sports Illustrated confirmed it has laid off its remaining six photographers. The magazine... Read more

  • The top portion of the current issue of Sports Illustrated magazine.

    Sports Illustrated Fires All Of Its Photographers

    Sports Illustrated has fired all of its photographers, though the magazine says it still plans to have original photo coverage for stories. The last six staff photographers... Read more

  • The newly arrived Olympic flag in front of the Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Aug. 19, 2012. In an attempt to limit ticket scalping, organizers of the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics are putting large fines in place on tickets that might be resold after reaching the public through distribution by national Olympic committees. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

    Brazil Official: Rio Won’t Meet Olympic Water Cleanup Pledge

    RIO DE JANEIRO—Rio de Janeiro state’s top environmental official has acknowledged that the Olympic pledge of slashing the levels of pollution flowing into the trash- and raw... Read more

  • Valentin Maslakov watches an athletics competition in Tula, about 200 kilometers (125 miles) south of Moscow, Russia, on June 13, 2006. Russia's top athletics coach, Valentin Maslakov, resigned Friday amid a series of doping scandals in the country. (AP Photo/Robert Maksimov)

    Russia’s Top Athletics Coach Resigns Amid Doping Scandals

    MOSCOW—Russia’s top athletics coach resigned Friday amid a series of doping scandals in the country. Valentin Maslakov, 70, had overseen the training of all Russian national team athletes since 2007... Read more

  • Oklahoma City Thunder's Russell Westbrook (0) reacts after scoring against the Mia;mi Heat during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Miami, Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)

    Thunder Finally Get Over .500 Mark, Top Heat 94-86

    MIAMI— Russell Westbrook scored 19 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, Kevin Durant added 19 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder moved over the .500 mark... Read more

  • Climbers Tommy Caldwell (L) and Kevin Jorgeson (R) speak during a press conference in Yosemite Valley near the base of El Capitan Thursday morning, Jan. 15, 2015, in Yosemite National Park, Calif. The two Americans became the first to free-climb El Capitan's Dawn Wall. They used ropes and safety harnesses in case of a fall but relied only on their hands, feet and strength to reach the 3,000-foot summit the day before. The trek began Dec. 27. (AP Photo/The Fresno Bee, Eric Paul Zamora)

    Whiskey on the Rocks: Yosemite Climbers Still Enjoyed Booze

    YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif.—Day after day, the two Americans who completed what had been considered the world’s most difficult rock climb bloodied their fingertips, endured... Read more

  • Left: Floyd Mayweather Jr. in Las Vegas in April 2010. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken) Right: Manny Pacquiao in Las Vegas on May 4, 2011. Promoter Bob Arum said Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, that Pacquiao has agreed to all terms for what would be boxing's richest fight ever, a bout with Floyd Mayweather Jr. that fans have been demanding for five years. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

    Floyd Mayweather Wants Manny Pacquiao More Than Ever

    LAS VEGAS—Floyd Mayweather Jr. wants a fight with Manny Pacquiao more than ever, a top Showtime executive said Thursday, and negotiations continue to make the long... Read more

  • This August 2011 file photo shows Half Dome and Yosemite Valley from Glacier Point at Yosemite National Park, Calif. About six miles away, climbers Kevin Jorgeson and Tommy Caldwell are roughly halfway through an ascent of another famous Yosemite cliff: El Capitan. The free climb they are attempting on a half-mile section of exposed granite is considered one of the hardest rock climbs in the world. (AP Photo/Tracie Cone)

    Climbers Hope Historic Ascent Inspires Fans to Follow Dreams

    YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif.—Two Americans who completed what had long been considered the world’s most difficult rock climb say they hope their feat inspires others... Read more

  • Shown is El Capitan where two climbers vying to become the first in the world to use only their hands and feet to scale a sheer slab of granite make their way to the summit Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, in Yosemite National Park, Calif. The pair are closing in on the top of the 3,000-foot (900-meter) peak and if all goes as planned, 30-year-old Kevin Jorgeson of California and 36-year-old Tommy Caldwell of Colorado, should complete their climb early Wednesday afternoon. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

    Climbers Expected to Reach Top of Yosemite Peak Wednesday

    SAN FRANCISCO—Two climbers vying to finish the once-seemingly impossible challenge of scaling a sheer slab of granite in California’s Yosemite National Park without climbing aids... Read more

  • Klay Thompson #5 of the USA Basketball Men's National Team runs with the ball against Klemen Prepelic #7 of the Slovenia Basketball Men's National Team during 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup quarter-final match between Slovenia and USA at Palau Sant Jordi on September 9, 2014 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

    3 on 3 Basketball at 2016 Olympics? Nope, ‘IOC’ Story a Hoax

    A story claiming that 3-on-3 basketball has been confirmed for the 2016 Olympics is a hoax. Basketball is typically played 5-on-5, full court, especially in... Read more

  • Floyd Mayweather punches Marcos Maidana, left, during their WBA welterweight and WBC super  welterweight title fight, Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

    Floyd Mayweather Jr, Manny Pacquiao May Sign for Two Fights, Could Fight Three Times

    The Floyd Mayweather Jr. fight against Manny Pacquiao, if it happens, will likely have a rematch clause and could even end up as three fights... Read more

  • Former Miami Dolphins fullback Rob Konrad, left, listens while his wife Tammy, right, responds to a question during a news conference where he told about his ordeal of swimming nine miles to shore after he fell off his boat while fishing last week off the South Florida coast, Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, in Plantation, Fla. Konrad fell off his 36-foot-boat while fishing alone. The boat was on auto pilot and floated away. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

    Former NFL Fullback Rob Konrad Talks About His Ocean Escape

    PLANTATION, Fla.— The former NFL fullback entered the room with a wobble in his walk, and needed assistance climbing a podium so he could face... Read more

  • CM Punk in a 2011 file photo. (Getty Images)

    CM Punk, AJ Lee Update: Teammates Say Punk is Doing Well in UFC Training

    CM Punk’s teammates say he’s doing well in training for the UFC. Punk’s teammate Anthony Pettis, one of the mainstays at Duke Roufus’s Roufusport team,... Read more

  • WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines  and WBO junior welterweight champion Chris Algieri of the U.S., left, exchange punches during their world welterweight title boxing match at the Venetian Macao in Macau, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

    Pacquiao vs Mayweather 2015: Manny Pacquiao Promises Announcement Soon

    Manny Pacquiao promised fans that there will be an announcement by the end of January regarding the potential megafight between him and Floyd Mayweather Jr... Read more

  • Johnson Agrees to $1 Million Deal to Stay With Padres

    SAN DIEGO— Former All-Star pitcher Josh Johnson is staying with the San Diego Padres after missing the 2014 season, finalizing a $1 million, one-year contract... Read more

  • Kaepernick to Work With Kurt Warner, Other QB Coaches

    SAN FRANCISCO— Colin Kaepernick is headed to the Arizona desert to work with Kurt Warner this offseason. The San Francisco quarterback will begin his training... Read more


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