Fight Community Issues Outpouring of Support for Matt Hughes and Family

UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes was driving a pickup truck on Friday that collided with a moving train. Hughes was airlifted from the scene to a hospital in Springfield, Ill.  Following the accident, the fight community issued an outpouring of sympathy and support for Hughes and his family.  RELATED > Hospital Provides Update on Matt Hughes’ Condition Our thoughts are with Matt Hughes and his family. pic.twitter.com/TF6BaHSa85 — UFC (@ufc) June 16, 2017 My thoughts are with The Hughes family…

Hospital Provides Update on Matt Hughes’ Condition After Collision with Train

Hospital Provides Update on Matt Hughes’ Condition After Collision with Train UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes was airlifted to HSHS St. John’s Hospital on Friday after the pickup truck he was driving collided with a train.  The incident occurred at approximately 10:45 a.m. local time in Montgomery County, Illinois, when Hughes’ pickup truck approached a “railroad grade

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Paul Millsap ruled out for the next 3 games, which puts the Hawks in a tough spot

The Atlanta Hawks are in the midst of a miserable late-season stretch, as they’ve lost seven games in a row, and have gone from being right on the Toronto Raptors’ tail for fourth place in the Eastern Conference to being in danger of slipping all the way down eighth in the span of a few weeks.  And Monday, they got some more bad news. Their All-Star forward, Paul Millsap, who has missed the last five games with knee tightness, will be out at least three more games. More, courtesy of the Hawks’ press release: After visiting Dr. James Andrews of the Andrews Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center in Pensacola, Florida…

Fore Things: Rodgers part of talented 2011 class

SAN DIEGO – Patrick Rodgers shimmied up the leaderboard Saturday at the Farmers Insurance Open, climbing 10 spots to take a share of the lead with Brandt Snedeker going into the final round. But this could be a wild free-for-all Sunday, with a dozen players within two shots of the lead. 1 Rodgers is part of that gifted “Class of 2011.” It’s a golden boy group of talented PGA Tour players who graduated the same year in high school. Rodgers, Ollie Schniederjans and Cheng Tsung Pan all have a chance Sunday to…

In 10th year, Pressel’s charity event sets record

Morgan Pressel’s LPGA stats don’t go deep enough telling her success story. They don’t show how many miles the Kathryn Krickstein Pressel MammoVan has logged, or how many women have received mammograms because of it. They don’t show how many lives she might have saved with the early detection her work provides and with other help she supports in her fight against breast cancer. Pressel stepped up again Monday with her 10th annual Morgan & Friends Fight Cancer Tournament at St. Andrews Country Club in Boca Raton, raising …

Joanna Jedrzejczyk: Battered, but Not Broken Following UFC 205 (video)

[embedded content] (Video courtesy of UFC on FOX | Viewing may be limited by broadcast rights restrictions) UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk won her fight with Karolina Kowalkiewicz at UFC 205 at Madison Square Garden on Saturday night, but the fight wasn’t without it’s bumps and bruises for the champion. So much so that Jedrzejczyk was unable to attend the post-fight press conference.  In this brief video from Fox Sports’ ProCast, Jedrzejczyk checks in to let fans know how she’s doing. TRENDING …

Report: Dwight Howard hospitalized for dehydration

Atlanta Hawks center Dwight Howard was reportedly hospitalized Sunday night for what is believed to be dehydration, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Dwight Howard was taken to a hospital late Sunday night after feeling ill on a plane flight to Atlanta, according to several people familiar with the situation. It is believed that the Hawks center suffered from dehydration. He is being treated and is expected to be released from the hospital early Monday morning. Source: Dwight Howard hospitalized with dehydration | www.ajc.com. Howard was visiting China on a promotional tour for his shoe sponsor, Peak, according to the report. Howard has long been a big figure in China, going back to his days with the Magic, and…

Muhammad Ali In Hospital As Reports Of Grave Condition Abound

Muhammad Ali In Hospital As Reports Of Grave Condition AboundMuhammad Ali In Hospital As Reports Of Grave Condition AboundBy: Sean Crose The Greatest is in the hospital. That much is certain. Indeed, Muhammad Ali, who for years has suffered from Parkinson’s Disease, has been hospitalized for respiratory issues. Although rumors of the former heavyweight champion’s eminent demise are emerging online, nothing can be confirmed or denied as of this writing – other than the fact there is cause for concern among Ali’s loved ones and fans. While there’s little doubt that Ali’s health has declined progressively over the years, …

Ryo Mutsumoto In Hospital

Ryo Mutsumoto In HospitalRyo Mutsumoto is expected by many boxing insiders to reach the dizzy heights of world championship level with an amateur record of 53-3 (39) at the time of turning professional. Matsumoto’s amateur career was not decorated with Olympic golds or world championship glory, but winning the Japanese High School tournament is an achievement, as it is regarded as being one of the toughest tournaments in the world of amateur boxing. There was one tournament where Ryo had to be pulled from as a result of an condition which sadly deemed him too ill to compete. Matsumoto …