The greatest welterweight boxers of the past 50 years: Where do Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao rank?

While heavyweight may be the glamour division in boxing, almost always able to grab attention through big men throwing power punches, the lighter weight classes are where you’ll find the true depth of talent in any era. Welterweight is a division that has always struck a fine balance of power Read more

Ten greatest bantamweight fighters in MMA history: Dominick Cruz tops the all-time list

Unlike some of MMA’s most glamorous divisions, bantamweight does not have a long history of fights under the brightest lights in the sport. That said, there have been a number of stars that have emerged from the 135-pound ranks to put their names into the sport’s history books. While the Read more

Ten greatest heavyweight fighters in MMA history: Fedor Emelianenko tops the all-time list

Heavyweights occupy a special place in combat sports. Dating back to the oldest days of boxing, where the status of heavyweight champion bestowed the man with a label akin to “the baddest man on the planet.” While other divisions can routinely be counted on to bring more action and drama Read more

Ten greatest light heavyweight fighters in MMA history: Jon Jones tops the list, but who’s No. 2?

Many of the biggest stars in MMA history made their name fighting in the light heavyweight division, including arguably the best fighter to ever step into a cage or ring. Iconic rivalries such as Wanderlei Silva vs. Quinton “Rampage” Jackson, Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier and Chuck Liddell vs. Randy Read more

Jose Aldo, Conor McGregor top our list of 10 greatest featherweight fighters in MMA history

Featherweight has, in recent years, become one of MMA’s premier divisions. Before 2010, the UFC did not include the 145-pound division, leaving the early stars to make their names in promotions like Shooto and WEC before the world’s biggest MMA stage allowed men like Jose Aldo, Conor McGregor and Max Read more

Giannis Antetokounmpo’s second MVP could pave the way for his spot among NBA’s all-time greatest players

So many things in the sports world and beyond have been lost and obscured by this global coronavirus pandemic. For the NBA, add potentially this one: The diminishment and overshadowing of what it means when Giannis Antetokounmpo soon wins his second consecutive Most Valuable Player Award. On Tuesday, CBS Sports Read more

Stephen Curry’s documentary ‘Jump Shot’ details one of the greatest sports stories you’ve likely never heard

Stephen Curry and Kenny Sailors have a lot in common. They both journeyed from undersized and largely overlooked point guards to jump-shooting legends. They’re both family men of great faith and humility. They both lifted small colleges to NCAA Tournament glory and became deeply committed to the recognition and advancement Read more

How the fallout of coronavirus could create one of the greatest free agent classes in NBA history in 2021

The greatest draft class in NBA history was inadvertently produced in 2005. By banning high schoolers from entering the draft, the typical slew of high school stars that should have populated the 2006 class were forced to wait until 2007, whose own high school phenoms needed to wait until 2008, Read more