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LeBron Thanks President Obama

LeBron Thanks President Obama

After eight years as the President of the United States, Barack Obama’s presidency is officially coming to an end. In honor of Obama’s 8 years in office, LeBron James posted a touching video last night to thank him for all that he’s done. The video was posted on Uninterrupted, a multimedia site created by the [...]

January 20, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Real World Champions

Real World Champions

The great Greek philosopher Socrates often decried what he considered the greatest ultimate threat to society–the “sophists.” They were masters of using language so that “the weaker argument defeats the stronger.” They were professional liars, clever, but fundamental enemies of beauty and truth. We live in an era that is ruled by the sophists, the [...]

January 20, 2017 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Tank Davis Crashes the Spotlight

Tank Davis Crashes the Spotlight

Last weekend’s clash was set up to be Gervonta Davis’ Arrival Party. His oppponent, Jose Pedraza, boasted his own undefeated record, along with an alphabet-soup “world title.” It was all lined up for him to become a rising star in a talented division, at only 22 years of age. Pedraza was just enough of an [...]

January 19, 2017 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

John Tortorella on a LeBron Hockey Crossover: ‘Not a chance’

John Tortorella on a LeBron Hockey Crossover: ‘Not a chance’

We’ve often heard about a LeBron football crossover but never a hockey one. It finally came up yesterday when Blue Jackets coach John Tortorella snuffed out the notion that James could make a crossover to the NHL during talk radio. “Not a chance,” Tortorella told 92.3 The Fan in Cleveland. “He can’t skate. He’s too [...]

January 19, 2017 admin Headlines, NHL 0

Boxing History: George Dixon and Young Griffo Fought to a Draw

Boxing History: George Dixon and Young Griffo Fought to a Draw

On Janaury 18, 1895, two of boxing’s great legend’s of the early gloved era fought to a draw at Coney Island in Brooklyn, as George Dixon and Young Griffo went 25 three-minute rounds. At the time, Dixon was the reigning featherweight champion of the world, though this battle with Griffo was fought above the division [...]

January 19, 2017 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Jose Canseco Goes on Twitter Rant

Jose Canseco Goes on Twitter Rant

Jose Canseco is really hyped up about the 2017 Baseball Hall of Fame class. Unafraid to speak his mind on social media, the former major leaguer and admitted steroid user took to twitter after the 2017 Hall of Fame class was announced. Tim Raines, Jeff Bagwell, and Ivan Rodriguez received election but Canseco was upset [...]

January 19, 2017 admin Headlines, MLB 0

Immanuwel Aleem Knocks out Ievgen Khytrov in Contenders’ Clash

Immanuwel Aleem Knocks out Ievgen Khytrov in Contenders’ Clash

Middleweight Immanuwel Aleem stayed undefeated on the Badou Jack-James DeGale undercard last weekend, stopping fellow unbeaten Ievgen Khytrov in an entertaining scrap. The high-profile win should establish him as a fighter to watch at 160 pounds. While it is a disappointing loss for Khytrov, the former amateur champion from the Ukraine acquitted himself well. He [...]

January 17, 2017 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Anthony Davis Gets Injured Again During Pelicans’ Loss to Pacers

Anthony Davis Gets Injured Again During Pelicans’ Loss to Pacers

Anthony Davis has only missed four games this season, but it feels like so much more—perhaps because he keeps being forced out of contests early with various injuries. During the New Orleans Pelicans’ loss to the Indiana Pacers, for instance, Davis left the floor in the third quarter following a scary fall and didn’t return [...]

January 17, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Mike Tomlin: Antonio Brown Will Be Punished

Mike Tomlin: Antonio Brown Will Be Punished

According to Mike Tomlin Antonio Brown will be punished for broadcasting his postgame speech on Facebook Live. Tomlin told reporters that Brown will face discipline from the Steelers and the league for his actions. He also said that the language used in the video by himself and others was “regrettable” and apologized for setting a [...]

January 17, 2017 admin Headlines, NFL 0

Mike Tomlin Calls Patriots ‘a–holes’, Antonio Brown Posts it on Facebook

Mike Tomlin Calls Patriots ‘a–holes’, Antonio Brown Posts it on Facebook

After Sunday night’s win against the Chiefs, the Steelers coach Mike Tomlin along with other team members spoke and celebrated in what was suppose to be a private conversation, only it wasn’t because Antonio Brown decided to broadcast the celebration on social media. Brown logged into Facebook Live and captured more than 17 minutes of [...]

January 16, 2017 admin Headlines, NFL 1