Before being derailed by serious chronic health problems, Nigel McGuinness made a major -- albeit shortlived -- splash in TNA following the second-longest world championship reign in Ring of Honor history. Although he never quite achieved his dream of wrestling in the WWE, that hasn't stopped him from reaching for the stars after hanging up his boots for good.
Jurgen Klinsmann was hired to overhaul the U.S. Men's National Team, and lay the foundation for the future of American soccer. But to finish the job, let alone be around to finish it, he'll have to survive the present.
Kobe Bryant's new Twitter feed reveals some, suggests much, and is generally and totally gripping and weird. So, pretty much perfect for Kobe Bryant, then, and a little masterpiece of opaque virtuosity.
For a couple of movies about the rejects from District 5, the Mighty Ducks trilogy has remarkable resonance with an entire generation of sports fans. Other than the proper Knuckle-puck technique and the intricacies of the triple-deke, if we learned anything from them, it's to never stop asking "What if"?
Marquis Daniels is a veteran NBA role-player for a living, and a Gucci Mane collaborator as something more than a hobby. The overlap between a day gig as a defense-minded wing player and a sideline in trap music isn't immediately apparent, but it mostly comes back to playing the part required.
National Signing Day has quickly evolved into a sports holiday, covered within an inch of its life by any number of outlets, and always ESPN is leading the way. That many of the kids who seem like stars today will fade away before the end of spring practice seems secondary.
Bleacher Report writers aren't born, they're made. Specifically, they're formed in the crucible of Bleacher Report University, the online program that B/R uses to shape young writers into slideshow shape. It's kind of a depressing place.
Donald Driver was never quite great, and never anything less than good, during his 14 seasons in Green Bay. When he retires on Wednesday, it will be as a player who both invited and defied easy mythmaking, and who did so with a smile.
UFC 156 was one of the best cards the company has ever put on. Tim-Tom have the event's good, bad and -- because someone let an angry person use a webcam -- the ugliness of a YouTube diss video, plus much much more in this edition of Yakkin' About Mixed Martial Arts.