Anthony Weiner’s five takeaways from the Aaron Schock scandals


Rep. Aaron Schock (R-Illinois) announced his decision to resign at the end of the month on Tuesday. His star was rapidly rising in the GOP, but it fell thanks to a series of scandals involving his use of campaign cash and taxpayer money.While Schock's issues, especially his six figure "Downton Abbey" style office makeover might seem unique, the story does touch on a few larger lessons about campaign cash and ethics on Capitol Hill.I found five key points in my Schock post-mortem:1. Read more [...]

UFC 185 Results: Khabib Nurmagomedov Trolling Anthony Pettis After Loss


Khabib Nurmagomedov should change his name to Nostradamus after prophesizing Rafael dos Anjos wiping the floor with UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis at UFC 185. “I think [dos Anjos] smashes [Pettis] in striking, and I think he smashes him on the ground,” Nurmagomedov said in an interview with MMAFighting.com. Before Saturday night, these comments were seen as absurdity to the highest levels. “Showtime” Pettis, Mr. Wheaties, had lived his career inside the Matrix, pulling Read more [...]

Rafael Dos Anjos Tore MCL 4 Weeks Before UFC 185 Title Win over Anthony Pettis


Rafael dos Anjos shocked the MMA universe by dominating now-former lightweight champion Anthony Pettis at UFC 185. Not just beat, mind you. Dominated. While winning a UFC title without breaking a sweat is impressive all on its own, dos Anjos' victory turned out to be even more impressive than it initially seemed, as multiple reports surfaced that the Brazilian had suffered an MCL tear just a few weeks prior to Fight Night. From Twitter: RDA just let me know he has an injured MCL and DIDNT wrestle Read more [...]

Knicks’ Anthony to have season-ending left knee surgery (Yahoo Sports)


Carmelo Anthony will have season-ending surgery on his left knee. The New York Knicks announced the decision Wednesday. President of Basketball Operations Phil Jackson said a timetable for Anthony's recovery couldn't completely be determined until after the surgery, but early indications were that he could be back on the court in four to six months, which would have him ready for training camp. ''It's obvious that he physically can't do the things that he's capable of doing, so this is a necessary Read more [...]

Carmelo Anthony Injury: Updates on Knicks Star’s Knee and Return


Carmelo Anthony is dealing with a sore knee that forced him to exit Sunday's game against the Portland Trail Blazers.  The Knicks' PR account had the news:  Anthony is no stranger to dealing with various minor ailments. The veteran hasn't appeared in all 82 games of a regular season since he was a rookie in 2003-04. Already this campaign he's dealt with lingering back and knee issues. The only silver lining for the Knicks is that he's been able to avoid extended absences (for the most Read more [...]

Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney and Sir Alex Ferguson Support Anthony Crolla


Anthony Crolla, the Manchester boxer whose world lightweight title shot was called off after he was attacked by burglars and left with a cracked skull and broken ankle, has revealed that Manchester United's Wayne Rooney and former manager Sir Alex Ferguson have been in touch to support him as he recovers. Crolla was due to fight Cuban Richar Abril on January 23 for the WBA title—that fight has been called off as the boxer recovers from the serious injuries. And while he insists he will Read more [...]

Anthony Joshua vs. Denis Bakhtov: Fight Time, Date, TV Info and More


Anthony Joshua (8-0, 8 KO) is ready to step back into the ring, and he's looking for yet another quick KO victory. Not one opponent has gone the distance with the Olympic Gold Medalist and top-tiered young heavyweight. Up next is veteran Denis Bakhtov (38-9, 25 KO). The 34-year-old from Kazakhstan has been around since 1999, but needless to say, he hasn't fought anyone near Joshua's level. Make no mistake about it, he's in this position to give the prodigy some work, but nothing more. The two fighters Read more [...]