Ferocious Defense Has Duke Looking Like a Legit NCAA Title Threat

HOUSTON — Two months ago, Miami (Florida) point guard Angel Rodriguez told a national television audience that he was confident his team could beat the Duke Blue Devils because of the way "they play."  What Rodriguez really meant was the way they defend.  The Blue Devils were exposed by North Carolina State and Miami for two straight losses in January. They couldn't stop penetration. They couldn't guard ball screens. Their defense had more holes than swiss cheese.  It might just Read more [...]

Meritor Announces Executive Title Sponsorship of ChampTruck World Series Racing

Big-Rig Truck Racing Returns to the United States After 22 Years LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) is the executive title sponsor of the Meritor ChampTruck World Series® for the 2015 season, marking the return of big-rig truck racing to major U.S. racetracks for the first time since 1993. The announcement was made at the Mid-America Trucking Show. Spearheaded by ChumpCar International founder and CEO John Condren, the Meritor ChampTruck World Series debuts 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 [...]

Ronda Rousey Next Fight: Breaking Down Potential Opponents for Title Bout

The level of domination that Ronda Rousey is showing in the bantamweight division of the UFC at the moment deserves some historical context. With her latest victory at UFC 184 over Cat Zingano—a submission win in just 14 seconds—the UFC has as close as it will ever get to a 100-point game from Wilt Chamberlain or a 56-game hitting streak from Joe DiMaggio.  It has taken Rousey just one minute and 36 seconds in total to win her last three fights. She is a perfect 11-0. She doesn't Read more [...]

Jimmy Fallon Scores ‘Entertainer of the Year’ Title

It’s been an amazing year for Jimmy Fallon, given his overwhelmingly successful takeover of “The Tonight Show,” and now Entertainment Weekly has given him an esteemed honor. The popular publication has declared that Fallon is the Entertainer of the Year thanks to his knack for viral pranks and creative contests. According to EW, "He sang karaoke with Emma Stone, did the Stanky Legg with Will Smith, landed a song with will.i.am on the Hot 100 chart, staged a drum-off between Will Ferrell and Read more [...]

Brad Pitt Covers British GQ Magazine October 2014: “I Wouldn’t Say Marriage Is Just a Title”

He held out on tying the knot for years, and now Brad Pitt sounds like he’s glad he finally said “I Do” with longtime partner Angelina Jolie. In his cover story for British GQ, the “Fight Club” star couldn’t say enough good things about his new life as a husband- “I wouldn't say [marriage is] just a title. There's more to it than that.” Additionally, Brad addressed his pal George Clooney’s recent accusation that he’s “unreachable.” “Well, you know, George is extremely Read more [...]

Brock Lesnar Comments on SummerSlam Win, WWE Title Belt in TMZ Interview

Brock Lesnar conquered John Cena Sunday night and laid claim to the WWE World Heavyweight Championship at SummerSlam, a caveat that may just be the tip of the iceberg. Now unquestionably at the top of the WWE food chain after taking down The Undertaker to beat the streak and more recently tossing around Cena like a ragdoll, Lesnar himself put it best in a video interview with TMZ after the pay-per-view: "I look at it as I'm just getting started." Surely those are prophetic words. In the interview Read more [...]