Month: August 2017

In combat sports, there is always a fine line between winning and losing. The simplest of mistakes can result in a loss, not to mention bodily harm. Every athlete is human, and thus capable of making a mistake. That goes for their coaches as well. ESPN asked several of the best trainers in mixed martial
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Aug 30, 2017 Phil MurphyESPN Video It’s the biggest star problem since the Rebel Alliance. Jon Jones failed an in-competition drug test at UFC 214, when he beat Daniel Cormier to reclaim the light heavyweight title. Jones will have his day before UFC president Dana White and USADA to explain why Turinabol, an orally ingested
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LAS VEGAS — Spoiler alert: Conor McGregor is in no jeopardy of missing weight for his highly anticipated boxing match this weekend against Floyd Mayweather. That’s according to McGregor’s longtime nutritionist George Lockhart, who has prepared the UFC champion’s meals throughout his entire fight camp in Las Vegas. Lockhart, a well-known nutritionist in mixed martial
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NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Top-seeded defending champion Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland beat eighth-seeded Shuai Peng of China 7-5, 6-3 on Thursday night to reach the Connecticut Open semifinals. “She’s definitely a tough opponent,” Radwanska said. “I’ve played her a few times before, so I knew what I had to do. I really pushed myself even
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Sarah Hunter believes it would be “pretty indescribable” if England complete back-to-back Women’s Rugby World Cup final triumphs by beating New Zealand. But the England captain says her squad will not be distracted by the huge prize at stake in Belfast as they build towards Saturday’s Kingspan Stadium showdown. Danielle Waterman has been ruled out
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Brian McBride examines Christian Pulisic’s prospects for 2017-18 and provides insight on Schalke youngster Weston McKennie. Landon Donovan says that Portland Timbers midfielder Darlington Nagbe is the X-factor when it comes to the attack for the United States, and praised teenage sensation Christian Pulisic’s maturity. Speaking exclusively with ESPN FC ahead of MLS Rivalry Week,
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