| Nov 14, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The bullet screamed out of the barrel of a silver-plated handgun, tearing through his left eye, his nasal canal, the optic nerve in his right eye. He fell to the barroom floor.
Everything was dark and he waited for death. So did the paramedics; he heard...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 9:30 AM
Three Pembroke Pines judo students earned medals at the 2014 Junior Pan American Infantile Championships in Puerto Rico.
Mia Liu, 14, Christina Valledor, 11, and Thomas McDonald, 14, are all ranked first in the nation in their weight divisions thanks to...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 12:14 PM
The 2014 Junior World Judo Championships recently took the spotlight at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center, and a Coral Springs teenager was among the standout performers.
Gabriela Prado was not only among the 20-member USA...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 9:27 PM
LAS VEGAS — If ever there was a doubt to the dominance in which “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey rules the UFC women’s bantamweight division, she answered those doubts with brutal certainty Saturday night.
In all of 16 seconds, Rousey knocked...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 6:35 PM
Magic shooting guard Evan Fournier's tattoos give him street cred.
Cred on the streets of Paris, that is.
The word "Régularité " is in ink on his right wrist, meaning consistency.
"Intensité" is written on his left wrist, meaning intensity....
| Oct 5, 2014
| 9:51 AM
On June 26, the day of the 2014 NBA Draft, Evan Fournier's phone rang around 9 in the morning.
Fournier knew he had to answer.
It was his agent with stunning news: The Denver Nuggets were about to trade Fournier and a draft pick to the Orlando Magic...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 11:22 AM
More than 15 years and 22 professional fights after beginning his professional mixed martial arts career, Manny Gamburyan is starting anew.
The judoka with a brick for a right hand will compete in the fourth weight class of his career and the third...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 3:46 PM
Perhaps lost in the dominance that has defined the tour de force that has been Ronda Rousey’s mixed-martial-arts career and subsequent UFC championship reign is the marked improvement in her thus-far superior game.
But in the days leading into...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 9:31 PM
UFC 175 takes place Saturday night from the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, one of the UFC's biggest events of the year. In the main event, Chris Weidman defends his UFC middleweight title against challenger Lyoto Machida. Weidman is coming off consecutive...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 4:40 PM
“I was rowdy before rowdy was cool!”
- WWE Hall of Famer “Rowdy” Roddy Piper
LAS VEGAS — It was the first time sitting down with Ronda Rousey and the second time interviewing her.
Without a shred of doubt, she said she...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 8:25 PM
Holly Holm might be the best challenger to Ronda Rousey’s Ultimate Fighting Championship supremacy. Holm is a former professional boxer and kickboxer who is undefeated after seven mixed martial arts fights.
“I have a lot of respect for Ronda...