Author: Ed Scimia

Max Holloway (left) and Dustin Poirier (right) will fight for the interim lightweight title on Saturday at UFC 236. (Image: Jeff Bottari/Zuffa/Getty)

UFC 236: Interim Lightweight Championship on the Line in Atlanta

Max Holloway and Dustin Poirier will get in the Octagon to fight for the interim lightweight championship on Saturday in the main event of UFC 236 at State Farm Arena in Atlanta. The two men will be competing for the right to call themselves champion in the absence of Khabib […]

TJ Dillashaw has been suspended for two years by the USADA after testing positive for EPO. (Image: Noah K. Murray/USA Today Sports)

TJ Dillashaw Suspended for Two Years After Testing Positive for EPO

TJ Dillashaw was suspended for two years by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) after testing positive for recombinant human erythropoietin (EPO) ahead of his UFC flyweight title fight against Henry Cejudo on Jan. 19. The official announcement comes after Dillashaw announced last month that he was voluntarily giving up […]

Dirk Nowitzki announced his retirement following a 30-point performance in the Dallas Mavericks win over the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday night. (Image: Ronald Martinez/Getty)

Dirk Nowitzki Confirms Retirement After Scoring 30 vs. Phoenix Suns

Dirk Nowitzki told Dallas Mavericks fans that he had played the final home game of his career on Tuesday night, officially confirming that he will be retiring following the current season. The announcement came after Nowitzki scored 30 points in a 120-109 Dallas win over the Phoenix Suns at the […]

James Holzhauer has now set the record for single day Jeopardy winnings, and has the most money ever for a four-time champion. (Image: Sony Pictures Television)

Sports Betting Pro James Holzhauer Keeps Winning, Smashes Jeopardy! Record with $111K Day

James Holzhauer continued his incredible run on television quiz show Jeopardy! on Tuesday, winning $110,914 in capturing his fourth victory on the show. That performance gave Holzhauer the single-day Jeopardy record for winnings, surpassing the $77,000 that Roger Craig won on Sept. 14, 2010. Moving Up All-Time Jeopardy Leaderboards                                   The […]

Professional sports gambler James Holzhauer won more than $43,000 in his Jeopardy! debut. (Images: Jeopardy, nctv17.com)

Las Vegas Professional Sports Bettor James Holzhauer Wins Big in Jeopardy! Debut

Professional sports gambler James Holzhauer had an impressive performance on Jeopardy! Thursday, winning $43,680 to secure his spot as the defending champion. Holzhauer had locked up victory heading into Final Jeopardy!, as his $40,412 was more than double the $18,000 held by second-place contestant and defending champion Alex Koral. Holzhauer […]

The FanDuel Sportsbook has named the Orlando Apollos their honorary AAF champions, but will pay out futures bets on all teams in the suspended league. (Image: Rick Wilson/AP)

FanDuel Sportsbook Pays All Outstanding AAF Championship Bets as Winners

When the Alliance of American Football announced Tuesday that it would be suspending operations with two weeks remaining in its regular season, most sportsbooks moved to void all futures bets on the league championship, while others waited for official word that the league would be folding. But the FanDuel Sportsbook […]