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Ryan Reynolds Opens His Wallet For The Twin Interests Of Beer And ‘Deadpool’

The R-rated superhero flick <i>Deadpool</i> opened a lot of eyes in Hollywood at just who they should be targeting as an audience for some of these big, blockbuster films. The movie had a bit of a strange arc to its production before it was salvaged, completed and released to the public. 20th Century Fox …

Film Industry

Science Seeks to Unlock Marijuana Secrets

As the once-vilified drug becomes more accepted, researchers around the world are trying to understand how it works and how it might fight disease.<p>There’s nothing new about cannabis, of course. It’s been around humankind pretty much forever.<p>In Siberia charred seeds have been found inside burial …

Cannabis

18 Classic Baby Names That Are Making a Comeback

The new US Top 100 list is out, and there’s good news for those who love classic baby names! While plenty of newer names caught on, 2014 was all about the return of longtime favorites.<p>James bumped Jayden out of the US Top Ten. Alice and Eleanor re-entered the girls’ Top 100.<p>The farther you look …

Ada Lovelace

Morning Report: Tate on Ronda's 'dominance'

Two losses and one horribly dislocated elbow just aren't enough for Miesha Tate.<p>While some may take some solace in a chief rival being named 'The …

Kelly: Why the UFC's Ronda Rousey is the most notable fighter on Earth

The most famous fighter in the world is going down her menu of bone-snapping options, ticking off the possibilities.<p>"Which arm bar would you like to see?" Ronda Rousey says. She's the best mixed-martial artist at work, and one of the most dangerous humans alive. The arm bar is her signature move. …

UFC

NBA free agency roundup: Heat, Luol Deng in talks while Mavericks wait for Rockets and Chandler Parsons

A tangled web of small forwards remains as one of the last remaining questions in free agency this summer.<p>The dominoes continue to filter through the NBA now that LeBron James has made his decision, and the Miami Heat are in the middle of addressing the crater he left behind at at small forward. …

Stefan Struve and Matt Mitrione Got Paid UFC 175 Show and Win Money

Gilbert Melendez Talks TUF 20 and Upcoming Title Shot Against Anthony Pettis

For Gilbert Melendez, the ultimate prize may be off in the distance, but he has never taken his mind off the UFC lightweight title. He will have his shot against Anthony Pettis at the UFC's 2014 year-end event in December.<p>The UFC contender and former longtime Strikeforce champion has been out of …

Jose Aldo Destroys 'P---Y' Chad Mendes in Statement

Jose Aldo is not happy with Chad Mendes' recent words on Ariel Helwani's <i>The MMA Hour</i>.<p>The UFC featherweight champion was recently forced out of his Aug. 2 rematch with Mendes at UFC 176, and the challenger used the downtime to add some fuel to their eventual battle, questioning Aldo's injury history …

Chael Sonnen

Dana White Meeting with Gina Carano Next Week, Anticipates Signing

<b>Updates from Monday, July 14</b><p>Bleacher Report lead MMA writer Jeremy Botter reports on some of the conflicts in the way of Gina Carano's potential move to the UFC:<p><b>Original Text</b><p>Expect to see Gina Carano added to the UFC's roster by the end of next week.<p>According to ESPN's Brett Okamoto, UFC President …

Brad Tavares: Tim Boetsch will try to 'squeak out a win' at UFC Fight Night 47

Brad Tavares (12-2 MMA, 7-2 UFC) believes Tim Boetsch (17-7 MMA, 8-6 UFC) will be gunning for a conservative victory, not an exciting fight, when the …

Ross Pearson steps in, faces Abel Trujillo at UFC Fight Night 47

With Bobby Green pulled in favor of a UFC on FOX 12 appearance, Ross Pearson (15-7 MMA, 7-4 UFC) has agreed to step in and face Abel Trujillo (12-5 …

Dana White: 'UFC will sign Gina Carano next week'

Former Strikeforce star Gina Carano hasn't fought in over five years but UFC president Dana White promises that his promotion will sign her to a …

UFC champ Jose Aldo pens open letter, slams challenger Chad Mendes

UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo has heard Chad Mendes’ comments, and he’s not pleased.<p>Aldo recently penned an open letter to Mendes in which the …

Georges St-Pierre believes Olympic-style drug testing is the 'next step' for MMA

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre hasn’t yet committed to returning to active competition in MMA, but if he does indeed stage a …

Tarec Saffiedine wants Rory MacDonald: 'I know I can beat that guy'

Tarec Saffiedine (15-3 MMA, 1-0 UFC) is back in the gym and itching for a fight, and he’s got a name in mind: Rory MacDonald (17-2 MMA, 8-2 UFC).<p>“I …

What does it take for a fighter to stand out in a crowded UFC landscape?

As the UFC’s schedule continues to fill with fight after fight, it’s becoming increasingly difficult for fighters to stand out from the pack. So …

Frankie Edgar: I'd Fight Urijah Faber at 140 'If the Right Situation Arises'

Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar proved he's still a force to be reckoned with at 145 pounds with his thrashing of BJ Penn at <i>The Ultimate Fighter Season 19</i> Finale last week, but are there any matchups that would convince him to shed a couple of extra pounds?<p>According to an interview …

Georges St-Pierre Discusses His Future Career Plans

The dramatic circus that surrounds Georges St-Pierre, his absence from mixed martial arts and his potential return is well-warranted.<p>With one of the best resumes in combat history, GSP deserves every ounce of coverage and exposure his retired heart desires.<p>Not for nothing, but if the former UFC …

UFC Fight Night 45 pre-fight facts: Miller, Tibau seek lightweight wins record

The UFC kicks off another two-event week on Wednesday with UFC Fight Night 45 from Atlantic City’s Revel Casino Hotel. The FOX Sports 1-televised …

Champ Pat Curran rematches Patricio 'Pitbull' at Bellator 123

Bellator MMA featherweight champion Pat Curran (20-5 MMA, 10-2 BMMA) will put his belt on the line against a familiar foe at Bellator 123.<p>Curran and …

IMMAF head optimistic judo's grip loosening, hopeful to finally bring MMA to France

One of MMA’s biggest superstars, Ronda Rousey, boasts top-level judo as one of her strongest core skills. Yet in France, one of Europe’s lone …

After Jacob Volkmann slams WSOF, exec strikes back

Jacob Volkmann (17-6) took it upon himself to slam his former employers at WSOF, citing some questionable business practices. As you might expect, …

Is Scott Coker a Traitor? UFC Pres Dana White Doesn't See it that Way

Fuming Baroni fires back at Karo Parisyan

At long last, Phil Baroni will make his Bellator debut later this month at Bellator 122. The fight marks "The New York Badass'" first time back since …