Ultimate Fighting Championship Ends a Long Odyssey to Legalization

Every time a state legalized the sport, Ratner colored it green on an oversized map of the United States that hung in his office in Las Vegas. By 2013, with Connecticut’s and South Dakota’s approval of mixed martial arts, only New York remained red on the map. Read more [...]

War Machine, Fighter, Is Arrested

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A Kung Fu That Maims and Romances

Mario Anzuoni/Reuters; International Film Company/Photofest; Warner Bros. Pictures The director Wong Kar-wai, left, says his new film, “The Grandmaster,” is rooted in the traditional manner of kung fu artistry, adding another chapter to the diverse history of martial arts movies. Read more [...]