December 30th at UFC 207 was the last time long-time play-by-play commentator Mike Goldberg sat on the broadcast table alongside Joe Rogan. But after 20 years of service, he never received a “proper goodbye”, according to his son Kole. Goldberg never really spoke about his departure from the company in detail, until in his appearance on Monday’s edition of the MMA Hour. Speaking to Ariel Helwani, “Goldie” expressed all of his emotions and sentiments about what turned to be his release. “I watched everything around me be shattered,” Goldberg said (via MMA Fighting). “It took 15 years to build this wonderful family, and it felt like it was taking 15 minutes to destroy it. And it just was a really
Apparently not all is going to plan on the sponsor front for Danica Patrick. Patrick appeared at Tuesday’s media activities in a firesuit sponsored by TaxAct, a company that sponsored Patrick in four races in 2016. Well, Patrick was sponsored by Nature’s Bakery in over 20 races last season, the first year of a multi-year sponsorship agreement between Stewart-Haas Racing and the company.
Growing up, there was little option. Joel Honigford was a Buckeye. “My dad played basketball at Ohio State, and he and my mom met there, so I was an Ohio State fan my entire life,” said Honigford, an offensive tackle from Sugarcreek, Ohio. “I actually said, early on in the recruiting process, that I wasn’t going to consider Michigan. That was more the fan side of me.” That didn’t last long. When the Wolverines showed recruiting interest in him, he got curious. “They had really started to progress in (coach Jim) Harbaugh’s first year,” Honigford said. “I just fell in love with it. The first visit, I really liked it and wanted to go back and make sure, 'Is this the right place for me?' It was,