UFC Fighter Ben Askren Shills Bitcoin, Gets Roasted by ‘Twitter Geniuses’

Professional UFC fighter and unabashed bitcoin bull Ben Askren took to Twitter yesterday to tell everyone he’s piling up on BTC and challenge the crypto haters. In a fairly confrontational tweet, Askren dared all of the “twitter geniuses” to explain why “crypto is a scam,” resulting in several gibes at his expense. UFC Fighter Gets …

Antonio Brown’s Patriots Disaster Wins Him a Weird NFL Record

Antonio Brown is the gift that keeps on giving. The former New England Patriots wide receiver may no longer be delighting fans and fantasy football owners with his exploits on the football field. But he has become a never-ending supply of social media fodder and headlines – which some may find more entertaining than anything …

College Athletes Move a Step Closer to Getting the Money They Deserve – CCN Markets

The NCAA has been taking advantage of student athletes for years. Thanks to California Senator Nancy Skinner, that could soon be changing. | Source: Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports Payday could finally be coming for some college athletes. California Senator Nancy Skinner just tweeted that her SB 206 bill won unanimous approval from the Assembly …

NBA & CryptoKitties Creator Team Up, Could Bring Blockchain to Masses

The NBA has teamed up with Dapper Labs to create a blockchain-based tokenized marketplace for NBA highlights. | Source: (i) Ethan Miller / Getty Images / AFP (ii) hmong.xyz; Edited by CCN The National Basketball Association has long been known as one of the most progressive sports leagues in the world. They’re continuing their forward-thinking …

Adam Peaty Smashes World Record, Chases Millions Like Michael Phelps

British swimmer Adam Peaty is breaking world records. And he’s making millions doing so. Peaty first reached international fame with his triumphant performance at the 2016 Olympics. He broke a world record while bringing home Britain’s first men’s swimming gold medal in 28 years. OLYMPIC CHAMPION pic.twitter.com/l4Kjyj0UbE — Adam Peaty MBE (@adam_peaty) August 8, 2016 …