Thiago Silva Admits Use of “Urine Adulterant”

Thiago Silva has taken the high road and admitted the use of a performance enhancing drug for his UFC 125 match against Brandon Vera.  He has stated he’ll accept any punishment delivered by the Nevada State Athletic Commission.  From the piece at MMAJunkie: “We make decisions every day of our lives,” Silva stated. “Some are … Read more

Former Rugby Ace Murders Thugs Who Attacked Daughter

Sometimes I just Google rugby late at night.  Sometimes an interesting story comes out of it.  Sometimes I find stuff like this in the Mirror, wherein it details the ax murder of three thugs by a former rugby star in South Africa.  But this is not just a murder: The 34-year-old is due in court … Read more

Celtic Rangers

Wonderful summation of the violence surrounding the Celtic/Rangers rivalry from Slate.  (Thanks to Clayton Campbell for the link.)

The Ultimate Fighter 13 Preview: The Fighters [VIDEO]

The Ultimate Fighter 13 starts tonight on Spike at 9:00 pm.  Here are the fighters competing.

Luck in NASCAR

David Caraviello at NASCAR.com breaks down the influence of good/bad luck on race day.

Kimi Raikkonen

Kimi Raikkonen, the 2007 Formula One world champion will run in a Nascar Camping World Truck Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 20.

Forlan

“Diego Forlán has insisted that despite all the talk, Tottenham Hotspur did not make a “proper offer” for him during the winter transfer window. The Atlético Madrid and Uruguay striker, though, refused to rule out the possibility of a move back to the Premier League in the summer.”

Reverend’s Rant: Issues with MLS Commissioner Don Garber [AUDIO]

Highlights From the U.S. Friendly Loss to Paraguay [VIDEO]

A different approach from Bob Bradley against Paraguay, leaving Tim Howard off the pitch and choosing to substitute a group of young players into action. The U.S. had a multitude of chances to equalize (and even go ahead) but failed to find the back of the net. Nevertheless this side looks poised to have a … Read more

Highlights From Thrilling England v. Ghana Friendly Draw [VIDEO]

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tmdF-K8vi9s

Brock Lesnar with Ariel Helwani [VIDEO]

Tiger Woods of Motocross

“Tiger Woods of Motocross” jailed for pulling over two off-duty Florida patrolmen in a fake police car.

Olympic Field Hockey Goes Blue

Channeling the famous and ridiculously popular Smurf Turf of Boise State, the Associated Press is reporting that Olympic 2012 field hockey matches will be played on blue turf: The Hockey Center at the Olympic Park will also have shades of pink. That will be the colour of the run-off areas on the side of play. … Read more

Ferguson Chaos

Sir Alex is predicting chaos at Wembley as four north-west England clubs descend on London for the FA Cup semis.

United Will Play Barcelona in DC on July 30

Manchester United announced the full schedule of their preseason tour, which includes a date with Barcelona at FedEx Field in D.C. on July 30.  The schedule of Copa America means that Lionel Messi could be playing a final match the week previous and thus might miss the match.  It will still be an extremely hot … Read more