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How The UFC Prospered Thanks to Reality TV

The UFC as we know it today might not exist as the powerhouse it is without a pivotal reality television series entitled The Ultimate Fighter. Before we get into what saved this company, let’s take a quick look back at how it started.  The Idea The idea was spawned by Art Davie, who first approached […] READ MORE

2020-21 Atlantic Sun Basketball Preview

LWOS continues its conference preview series with the Atlantic Sun Basketball Preview. This is a league that has produced some good mid-majors over the last few seasons. Liberty won an NCAA Tournament game two years ago and was primed to do it again this past season. Lipscomb was the NIT runner-up in 2019. Those programs […] READ MORE

2021 Draft Class Introductions, Part Two

The 2020 Draft class was a blast, and the 2021 NHL draft should be too. Alexis Lafreniere was the first overall pick for the New York Rangers in ‘20, but who will it be in ‘21? How about we here at Last Word do a 2021 Draft Class Introduction to two names to pay attention […] READ MORE

2020-21 ACC Basketball Preview

LWOS’ coverage of the NCAA continues with the ACC basketball preview. The ACC is one of the best conferences in basketball every year. This year will be no different. While the conference may be razor-thin at the bottom, the top four are fantastic. The ACC has four teams that can easily win a National Championship […] READ MORE

Champions Cup 2020/21

Champions Cup 2020/21 Pool Stages explained; What it could mean?

Just as the elongated 2019/20 rugby season is set to draw to a close, attentions switch quickly to the Champions Cup 2020/21 pool draw. Given the nature of the world we currently live in, the need for fewer fixtures owing to a truncated season, changes have had to be made. Upon first viewing and when you […] READ MORE

Los Angeles Kings Stanley Cup

The Road Back to the Stanley Cup for the Los Angeles Kings

The glow of two Los Angeles Kings Stanley Cup Championship victories in 2012 and 2014 has completely faded from Los Angeles Kings fans faces. The franchise promoted from within in current president Luc Robitaille and general manager Rob Blake. Left was an aging core group and an overwhelming amount of dead weight in cap space. […] READ MORE

Diogo Jota

Diogo Jota Needed to Settle in Quickly at Liverpool and Has Done Just That

One of the few hindrances to having an established, world-class talent in your team is that when you need to rest them, the player coming into replace them often cannot perform to the same levels. Tottenham Hotspur have had it for years with Harry Kane, but will be hopeful that the addition of Carlos Vinicius […] READ MORE

Wawrinka in action at the ATP Rome Masters

Does Stan Wawrinka have another Slam in him?

Stan Wawrinka is on the comeback trail. The 35-year-old Swiss #2 has had a fair share of injuries. Most recently back in 2017. In the semifinal of Roland Garros that year, Wawrinka was facing the runner up from the previous year, Andy Murray. The Brit and Swiss pushed each other hard for five sets, with […] READ MORE