UFC Middleweight Champion George St. Pierre vacates title

UFC Middleweight Champion George St. Pierre vacates title

Intentional or not, GSP’s reign at 185 pounds was a short one.  MMA’s top organization announced Thursday that George St. Pierre has vacated the UFC Middleweight title, and immediately anointed top contender Robert Whittaker the new undisputed champion. It was subsequently reported that Whittaker will make his first defense against former 185-pound champ Luke Rockhold […]

Horizon League Men’s Hoops Roundup for 12/6: Oakland falls to Eastern Michigan

Four of Wednesday's seven Horizon League contests were decided by just one possession, including Green Bay's comeback victory.

Horizon League Men’s Hoops Roundup for 12/6: Oakland falls to Eastern Michigan

The Golden Grizzlies lost the battle inside Wednesday night and dropped the first of two non-conference games against Eastern Michigan this month.  EMU junior forward James Thompson IV went a perfect 11-for-11 from the field and was joined by teammates Paul Jackson and Elijah Minnie who all scored 24 points in a 95-89 win over […]

Swervecast 30: The Band is Back Together!

Swervecast 30: The Band is Back Together!

After a long hiatus, Sean Cahill and Lauren Rae are back once again to bring you The Pit Media’s smarkiest podcast available. A lot has gone on in the past couple of months, so the duo breaks down where both brands stand, talk a little bit about Y2J making the jump back to NJPW to […]

Brailen Neely dishes career-high 13 assists in Oakland’s 97-87 win over Texas Southern

Brailen Neely dishes career-high 13 assists in Oakland’s 97-87 win over Texas Southern

The sharing showed in the numbers. Sophomore guard Brailen Neely notched career-highs of 22 points and 13 assists as Oakland defeated Texas Southern, 97-87, rebounding at home Thursday night after a 1-3 road trip.  At 5-foot-9, Neely excelled in a rare matchup with another player of similar size, Tigers’ 5-foot-7 sophomore Demontrae Jefferson. “The big […]

Detroit one of four finalists for upcoming MLS expansion

Detroit one of four finalists for upcoming MLS expansion

Detroit has, as many have anticipated, been named among the finalists for one of Major League Soccer’s expansion cities. The Motor City joins Cincinnati, Nashville and Sacramento as the quartet of finalists as the league is expected to make its ultimate choice of the winning pair sometime before the end of the year. MLS Commissioner […]

Oakland survives in overtime at Oral Roberts behind Martez Walker’s career-high 32 points

Oakland survives in overtime at Oral Roberts behind Martez Walker’s career-high 32 points

The Golden Grizzlies nearly came home without a win on their four-game road trip. Missing leading scorer Kendrick Nunn (ankle), Martez Walker supplied a career-high 32 points as Oakland pulled out a 93-86 overtime victory over Oral Roberts. “We did some championship stuff late,” Oakland coach Greg Kampe told WDFN in his post-game comments. “We […]

Michigan Men’s Hockey Swept by Buckeyes

Michigan lost to Ohio State 5-1 Saturday night and only scored 3 goals the entire weekend.

Michigan Men’s Hockey Swept by Buckeyes

Ohio State jumped out ahead on Michigan and rarely looked back in a pair of weekend rivalry games. In Friday night’s contest at Yost Ice Arena, Michigan came out early in the first period where senior defenseman Sam Piazza scored his first goal of the season from the point to beat Ohio State junior goaltender […]

No. 2 Jayhawks dominate Golden Grizzlies in Hayes’ return, 102-59

The Jayhawks held a 24-2 advantage in points off turnovers, also feeding in the paint in the victory over another conference favorite.

No. 2 Jayhawks dominate Golden Grizzlies in Hayes’ return, 102-59

The Jayhawks have been described as many things under Bill Self at Phog Allen Fieldhouse, and Oakland coach Greg Kampe added another to that lexicon after Friday night’s game. “Some days you’re the windshield, some days you’re the bug, and today we were the bug,” Kampe said. The Golden Grizzlies had 20 turnovers, their own […]

UFC 218 Media Call Highlights: Aldo, Holloway discuss fight impacting legacy

Holloway on his readiness for fighting Aldo again so promptly: "I'm in the hurt business. I can fight this guy 10 times in a row and I'll be motivated."

UFC 218 Media Call Highlights: Aldo, Holloway discuss fight impacting legacy

UFC Featherweight Champion Max Holloway talked about being “in the hurt business” during his time fielding question from media on Tuesday ahead of UFC 218’s main event in Detroit at Little Caesars Arena. Both Holloway and Aldo fielded multiple questions centered around the immediacy of a rematch following the outcome of the Hawaiian’s triumph over […]

Horizon League Men’s Hoops Roundup for 11/20: Turnovers cost Oakland at ‘Cuse

The Golden Grizzlies fell in the Carrier Dome, Detroit Mercy face off-court issues and Wright State picked up its first win all in Monday's Horizon League Men's Basketball roundup.

Horizon League Men’s Hoops Roundup for 11/20: Turnovers cost Oakland at ‘Cuse

Oakland’s struggles to move the ball and keep hold of the rock led to a lopsided 74-50 loss in a trip to the Carrier Dome Monday night.  Neither team took exceptional care of the ball, but Syracuse made the Golden Grizzlies suffer by scoring 23 points off their 19 turnovers.  The rotation of usual ball-handlers […]

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