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Multiple NBA Teams See Derrick Rose as ‘Potential’ Trade Target

Multiple NBA Teams See Derrick Rose as ‘Potential’ Trade Target

We interrupt your Carmelo Anthony trade speculation to bring you this Derrick Rose rumor. Multiple teams, it seems, consider Rose a “potential” trade target leading into the Feb. 23 deadline, according to ESPN.com’s Ian Begley: Multiple teams view Rose as a potential trade target, according to league sources. It would be surprising if the Knicks [...]

February 17, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Marcus Browne vs. Thomas Williams Jr.

Marcus Browne vs. Thomas Williams Jr.

Adrien Broner vs. Adrian Granados will be the main event this weekend in Cincinnati, but the fight I am most interested in is the co-main event, when undefeated light heavyweight contender Marcus Browne faces off with former world-title challenger Thomas Williams. The 175-pound class is one of the sport’s best right now. If the right [...]

February 17, 2017 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Tom Brady, Patriots in Early Talks for New Deal

Tom Brady, Patriots in Early Talks for New Deal

The New England Patriots and Tom Brady are discussing a new deal. According to Jeff Howe of the Boston Herald, both parties have had “very early talks” about a new contract but no deal is imminent. Last year he had signed an extension through 2019, but having just led the Patriots to their greatest Super [...]

February 16, 2017 admin Headlines, NFL 0

GQ: Iman Shumpert & Teyana Taylor are the Sexiest Couple on the Planet

GQ: Iman Shumpert & Teyana Taylor are the Sexiest Couple on the Planet

According to GQ, Iman Shumpert and Teyana Taylor are the hottest couple. Shumpert and Taylor have had an amazing year. Not only did Shumpert bring home Cleveland’s first sports championship in 52 years, but the couple got married in the same bathroom that Shumpert helped Taylor deliver their first child in. In an interview with [...]

February 16, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Raptors GM on Re-Signing Serge Ibaka This Summer: ‘It’s Extremely Important’

Raptors GM on Re-Signing Serge Ibaka This Summer: ‘It’s Extremely Important’

There’s no question the Toronto Raptors made a good move by acquiring Serge Ibaka from the Orlando Magic. The first-round pick they’ll give up probably won’t turn into anything, and Terrence Ross was made expendable by the emergence of Norman Powell. Still, the Raptors aren’t out of the woods yet. Aside from actually incorporating Ibaka [...]

February 16, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Kell Brook vs. Errol Spence Jr.

Kell Brook vs. Errol Spence Jr.

It is genuinely starting to look like 2017 will be the year that the welterweight division begins to take shape, post Floyd Mayweather. On March 4, WBC title holder Danny Garcia takes on WBA champ Keith Thurman. And earlier this week, IBF champion Kell Brook announced that he would defend his belt against undefeated sensation [...]

February 15, 2017 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Magic Johnson Admits He’d Like to Be Lakers’ President of Basketball Operations—Jim Buss’ Job

Magic Johnson Admits He’d Like to Be Lakers’ President of Basketball Operations—Jim Buss’ Job

If Magic Johnson has his way, Jim Buss won’t be the Los Angeles Lakers’ Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations for much longer. No, seriously, he said as much (kind of) during an appearance on ESPN’s First Take, per the Los Angeles Times’ Tania Ganguli (h/t Silver Screen and Roll): Don’t worry Lakers fans, I’m [...]

February 15, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Adrien Broner: Not a Four-Division World Champion

Adrien Broner: Not a Four-Division World Champion

With Adrien Broner returning to action this weekend against Adrian Granados, it provides me a nice opportunity to revisit one of my favorite topics: the polluting, water-muddying influence that alphabet-soup trinkets have on boxing. During the broadcast of Broner vs. Granados this weekend, you will very likely hear Broner referred to as a “four-division world [...]

February 15, 2017 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Brock Lesnar Retires from MMA…Again!

Brock Lesnar Retires from MMA…Again!

Brock Lesnar’s return to the UFC was short lived one. To be more precise it lasted one fight. He told company officials that was retiring from MMA for a second time. Lesnar came back from a four-and-a-half-year break to defeat Mark Hunt by unanimous decision at UFC 200 last July. He then failed two drug [...]

February 15, 2017 admin Headlines, MMA 0

Canadiens Fire Michel Therrien, Name Claude Julien as Head Coach

Canadiens Fire Michel Therrien, Name Claude Julien as Head Coach

The Montreal Canadiens have relieved Michel Therrien of his duties and have hired Claude Julien as their new head coach. “I would like to sincerely thank Michel for his relentless work with the Montreal Canadiens over his eight seasons behind the bench, including the last five seasons when we worked together,” general manager Marc Bergevin [...]

February 15, 2017 admin Headlines, NHL 0