Bellator MMA Fighter Rankings Patricio Pitbull reclaims top pound-for-pound spot after win over AJ McKee

Patricio Freire is once again the featherweight and pound-for-pound king of Bellator. “Pitbull” reclaimed the distinctions and his Bellator featherweight championship after defeating AJ McKee via unanimous decision at Bellator 277 on Friday, April 15. Freire moved up two spots in the pound-for-pound rankings, from No. 3 to No. 1. McKee slipped from No. 1 to No. 2. Meanwhile, Bellator light heavyweight champion Vadim Nemkov was nudged from No. 2 to No. 3. Corey Anderson, who was taking the lead in his title fight against Nemkov in the finals of…

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Consensus 2022 NFL Mock Draft Here’s where majority of mocks see Malik Willis Kenny Pickett and more going

For the first time in a while, many questions persist about the NFL draft’s first round with less than two weeks to go. Which player will be taken No. 1 overall? Which quarterback will be first off the board, and by which team? How many receivers will hear their names called on Day 1? These are just a few of the questions that remain mysteries with the draft slated to kick off on April 28. In order to gain some clarity, we decided to take a look at 12 mock…

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MLB Star Power Index Cubs’ Seiya Suzuki working smart not hard a salute to the cosplaying 1995 Mariners

Among those of us who have no choice but to engage in gainful employment, “Work smart, not hard” remains sagacious advice. To be sure, “Work not at all and certainly not hard; heaven forfend working at all” would be better guiding wisdom, but the means to do so elude all but the most heavily trust-funded. This naturally enough brings us to Cubs rookie cloutsman Seiya Suzuki. The terms of his contract presumably bar him from not showing up to games in favor of watching prestige television, which means working smart…

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NHL Power Rankings Avalanche Panthers keep proving why they’re Stanley Cup Final favorites

Are we heading for a rematch of the 1996 Stanley Cup Final? With the Florida Panthers and Colorado Avalanche dueling for the Presidents’ Trophy and top overall seed in the 2022 NHL playoffs, we just might get to see it. The Panthers have now won 10 straight games, and the loss of Aaron Ekblad hasn’t derailed this team so far. That’s what happens when a team has four lines that can put the puck in the back of the net on a regular basis. In the Western Conference, the Avs…

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Pittsburgh Maulers USFL coach explains cutting player over pizza chicken salad incident

Pittsburgh Maulers head coach Kirby Wilson couldn’t avoid the inevitable questions regarding the release of running back De’Veon Smith after the team’s 17-3 loss in its USFL opener Monday night. The USFL released a “United By Football” documentary in the weeks leading up to Week 1 of the league’s reboot, showcasing teams’ training camp practices and locker room buildup. In the documentary, a clip went viral regarding the Maulers cutting Smith. The reason Wilson released Smith in the video is an interesting one, to say the least, as revealed in…

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Warriors’ newest death lineup doesn’t have a nickname yet but it’s looking just as lethal against Nuggets

Up until Saturday, we’d only talked hypothetically about the Golden State Warriors’ latest iteration of the “death lineup” — one that consists of Draymond Green at center surrounded by fast, skilled, athletic shooters and playmakers. Due to various injuries, the unit didn’t log a single minute during the regular season. The first edition featured Harrison Barnes and Andre Iguodala. Then Kevin Durant joined the fray, making things utterly unfair. Now the lineup consists of Green, Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Andrew Wiggins and Jordan Poole. They finally took the court together…

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