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Stephen Curry Calls Golden State Warriors-Boston Celtics NBA Finals Matchup ‘Very, Very Likely’

Stephen Curry Calls Golden State Warriors-Boston Celtics NBA Finals Matchup ‘Very, Very Likely’

Avert your eyes, Cleveland Cavaliers fans! Stephen Curry is prepping himself, and his Golden State Warriors, to face an opponent other than your favorite team in this year’s NBA Finals. That opponent? The Boston Celtics. Here’s what Curry said on Thursday night following Golden State’s thrilling loss to Beantown, per the San Francisco Chronicle‘s Connor [...]

November 17, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Best Fights Remaining on the 2017 Schedule

Best Fights Remaining on the 2017 Schedule

The Holiday season is usually a bit of a lull for the boxing calender. But there are still fights remaining to look forward to in 2017: December 9: Orlando Salido vs. Miguel Roman This one might not have a lot of relevance for the upper echelons of the sport, but expect a war just the [...]

November 17, 2017 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Who is Jorge Ortiz?

Who is Jorge Ortiz?

When I look at the international fight schedule on Boxrec each week, I am generally on the alert for important fights in places like Eastern Europe or Asia, that have gone overlooked here in North America. Occasionally I find a surprise–like some former star still campaigning on, a decade or more after he was relevant. [...]

November 15, 2017 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Pistons Head Coach Stan Van Gundy Offers Impassioned Praise for Athletes Who Protest

Pistons Head Coach Stan Van Gundy Offers Impassioned Praise for Athletes Who Protest

Detroit Pistons head coach and president Stan Van Gundy stands with professional athletes who don’t stand during the national anthem. And he most definitely stands with those who have embraced other forms of protests in recent months. Van Gundy penned a piece for Time magazine, wherein he praised pro athletes for using their voices and [...]

November 15, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

A Big Win for Big Baby

A Big Win for Big Baby

For boxing to truly flourish, the heavyweight division must be compelling. It’s the larger-than-life heavyweights who draw in the casual fans and put the Sweet Science in the spotlight. For that situation to exist, the division needs not just transcendent stars but also supporting players. So a fighter like Jarrell Miller is good for the [...]

November 15, 2017 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Artur Beterbiev Collects a Meaningless Trinket

Artur Beterbiev Collects a Meaningless Trinket

Artur Beterbiev is a terrific fighter. THere can be no doubt about that. He represented his native Russia in the Olympics in 2008 and 2012. As a professional, he has knocked out all 12 opponents that he has faced. Saturday night in Fresno he dominated Enrico Koelling en route to a Round 12 KO. It [...]

November 13, 2017 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Colin Kaepernick Named ‘Citizen of the Year’ by GQ

Colin Kaepernick Named ‘Citizen of the Year’ by GQ

Colin Kaepernick has landed the cover of GQ magazine’s Men of the Year issue. GQ has published a feature story about the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback and his emergence as a polarizing figure since his decision to protest during the national anthem. Kaepernick is not quoted in the story, instead GQ spoke with those [...]

November 13, 2017 admin Headlines, NFL 0

Will Ferrell Tells LeBron James to Run for President

Will Ferrell Tells LeBron James to Run for President

Will Ferrell is one of many celebrities who doesn’t appear to be the biggest supporter of the current commander-in-chief. Ferrell apparently is a big fan of LeBron James on and off the court and told Seth Meyers on his show, Late Night With Seth Meyers that he ran into James during the 2017 postseason and [...]

November 10, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Acelino Freitas Returns to Action

Acelino Freitas Returns to Action

I try to keep up with what is going on in boxing, but it is truly a world-wide sport. So it is impossible to stay on top of everything and I am therefore continually finding myself surprised. A good example happened this week when I was checking out the Boxrec.com roster of global fights scheduled [...]

November 10, 2017 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

NBA and Bulls to Announce That All-Star Game is Headed to Chicago in 2020

NBA and Bulls to Announce That All-Star Game is Headed to Chicago in 2020

The NBA All-Star game is headed back to Chicago…in 2020. ESPN.com’s Nick Friedell brought word on Thursday that the league and the Bulls will be announcing plans to put 2020’s superstar meetup in The Windy City. Shams Charania of The Vertical relayed more details: The NBA All-Star Game is returning to Chicago in 2020. (AP) [...]

November 10, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0