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Saturday, Dec 31, 2016 at 04:04 AM EST

Ronda Rousey Is Stopped 48 Seconds Into Comeback at UFC 207

Ronda Rousey Is Stopped 48 Seconds Into Comeback at UFC 207

Returning to the UFC 13 months after a knockout loss to Holly Holm, Ronda Rousey was taken down again, this time by Brazil’s Amanda Nunes at UFC 207 on Friday night. As NBC Sports reports, Nunes, a Florida...

Friday, Dec 30, 2016 at 11:02 AM EST

Ronda Rousey Returns to Reclaim Her Title Belt

Ronda Rousey Returns to Reclaim Her Title Belt

Ronda Rousey climbed on the scale and glared into the distance while the crowd roared. Moments later, she directed that withering gaze at UFC bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes, who stared right back.

Thursday, Dec 29, 2016 at 08:19 PM EST

Coroner: Heisman Winner Salaam's Death Was a Suicide

Coroner: Heisman Winner Salaam's Death Was a Suicide

Heisman Trophy winner Rashaan Salaam killed himself after struggling with depression, an autopsy report confirmed Thursday, but investigators will never know whether the one-time running back suffered chronic...

Thursday, Dec 29, 2016 at 05:26 AM EST

Carmelo Anthony Ejected After Hitting Hawks' Thabo Sefolosha

Carmelo Anthony Ejected After Hitting Hawks' Thabo Sefolosha

Carmelo Anthony was ejected from a New York Knicks game on Wednesday night after he elbowed the Atlanta Hawks' Thabo Sefolosha in the neck while fighting for a rebound. "He threw a punch," Sefolosha said. "A...

Wednesday, Dec 28, 2016 at 03:59 PM EST

Sports Stars Who Died in 2016

Sports Stars Who Died in 2016

A look back at some of the sports figures who passed away in 2016.

Tuesday, Dec 27, 2016 at 04:22 PM EST

Cubs' World Series Title Voted Top AP Sports Story of 2016

Cubs' World Series Title Voted Top AP Sports Story of 2016

Everything changed for the Chicago Cubs on a rainy November night. A century-plus worth of heartache washed away by a wave of pure joy. There were hugs, cheers and tears — and bottles and bottles of booze,...

Tuesday, Dec 27, 2016 at 03:45 PM EST

LeBron James Named AP Male Athlete of the Year

LeBron James Named AP Male Athlete of the Year

LeBron James, who ended 52 years of sports heartache by bringing Cleveland a championship and used his superstar platform to address social causes, was chosen as The Associated Press 2016 Male Athlete of the...

Tuesday, Dec 27, 2016 at 11:35 AM EST

'Our Backs Are Against the Wall': Redskins Brace for Giants

'Our Backs Are Against the Wall': Redskins Brace for Giants

Jay Gruden says it won't be a successful season without another trip to the playoffs.

Tuesday, Dec 27, 2016 at 06:55 PM EST

Sunday Night Football: NFC North Title on the Line

Sunday Night Football: NFC North Title on the Line

The Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers are heading in different directions as they enter what is essentially an NFC North title game on Sunday Night Football. Green Bay (9-6) has won five in a row and wide...

Monday, Dec 26, 2016 at 07:00 PM EST

Maryland Falls to Boston College 36-30 in Quick Lane Bowl

Maryland Falls to Boston College 36-30 in Quick Lane Bowl

Patrick Towles threw two touchdown passes and caught a pass for a score in the first half, helping Boston College build a big lead in a 36-30 win over Maryland in the Quick Lane Bowl on Monday.

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