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Happy Birthday Muhammad Ali

Happy Birthday Muhammad Ali

There must be something special about January–it is clearly the month that brings us great heavyweight champions. Earlier this month, Big George Foreman and Smoking Joe Frazier had birthdays. But this week, we celebrate the greatest of them all. On January 17, 1942, Muhammad Ali was born in Louisville, Kentucky. It is nearly impossible to [...]

January 18, 2018 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Can Errol Spence Be The One

Can Errol Spence Be The One

Entering 2018, boxing is desperately in need of a new American superstar. Floyd Mayweather’s brief return last year to face MMA champion Connor McGregor made for a big pay-per-view event. But it was a sideshow, not a true boxing contest. The biggest legitimate boxing match of 2017 was Gennady Golovkin vs. Saul Alvarez. Alvarez and [...]

January 17, 2018 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Pistons in “Win Now” Mode, Should Pursue Kemba Walker

Pistons in “Win Now” Mode, Should Pursue Kemba Walker

The Detroit Pistons came out hot to start the season, winning 14 of their first 20 games and looking like a top tier team in the eastern conference. Things have gone south over the past month and a half as the Pistons are now 22-20 and clinging to a playoff spot. There have been rumors [...]

January 17, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Corey Crawford Could Miss Rest of Season with Vertigo Like Symptoms

Corey Crawford Could Miss Rest of Season with Vertigo Like Symptoms

There is a very good chance that Chicago Blackhawks’ goaltender Corey Crawford could be sidelined for the remainder of the season. Head coach Joel Quenneville said 10 days ago that Crawford was expected to return from an upper-body injury at some point, but apparently it’s not quite that cut and dry. According to Mark Lazerus [...]

January 17, 2018 admin Headlines, NHL 0

Lamont Peterson is a Live Dog Against Errol Spence Jr.

Lamont Peterson is a Live Dog Against Errol Spence Jr.

In the capital city of the richest empire the world has ever known, Lamont Peterson grew up in desperate poverty. The Washington D.C. native was often homeless as a child. Along with his younger brother, Anthony, he was originally drawn to trainer Barry Hunter’s boxing gym simply because it was a place to get out [...]

January 17, 2018 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

James Harden, Trevor Ariza Went Into Clippers Locker Room Looking for Austin Rivers After Rockets Loss to LA

James Harden, Trevor Ariza Went Into Clippers Locker Room Looking for Austin Rivers After Rockets Loss to LA

Things turned chippy between the Houston Rockets and Los Angeles Clippers’ during their Monday night contest—and they apparently devolved even further after the final buzzer. On the heels of the Clippers’ victory, James Harden (who did not play), Trevor Ariza and Gerald Green went into Los Angeles’ locker room looking for Austin Rivers (who also [...]

January 16, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Seahawks’ Jeremy Lane Arrested for DUI

Seahawks’ Jeremy Lane Arrested for DUI

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Jeremy Lane was arrested for DUI over the weekend in Washington. The 27-year-old former Super Bowl champ was put in jail at 5:30 a.m. local time and later released on his own recognizance. Bail was set at $1,000. Lane has spent his entire career in Seattle after being drafted in the sixth [...]

January 15, 2018 admin Headlines, NFL 0

Habs Danault Released from Hospital after Taking Slap Shot to Head

Habs Danault Released from Hospital after Taking Slap Shot to Head

Phillip Danault is going to be ok. According to the team, Danault was released from a local hospital on Sunday and is now resting at home. Danault was hospitalized after having to leave Saturday nights game against the Bruins on a stretcher. With 1:37 left in the second period, Bruins captain Zdeno Chara blasted one [...]

January 15, 2018 admin Headlines, NHL 0

NBA Scout Believes Oklahoma’s Trae Young Will Be Surefire Top-10 Pick in 2017 Draft

NBA Scout Believes Oklahoma’s Trae Young Will Be Surefire Top-10 Pick in 2017 Draft

Some people doubt whether the rise of Oklahoma’s Trae Young portends a prolific future in the NBA. But at least a handful of scouts from the Association aren’t among them. Bleacher Report’s Jonathan Wasserman spoke with a few scouts about the 6’2″ point guard’s upcoming draft stock, and one common theme emerged—they all believe Young [...]

January 12, 2018 admin CBB, College, Headlines 0

Happy Birthday to Smoking Joe Frazier

Happy Birthday to Smoking Joe Frazier

Happy birthday to Joe Frazier, born on January 12, 1944 in Beaufort, South Carolina. Courage, heart and determination are prerequisites for a professional boxing career. But even by the tough standards of the prize ring, Frazier stands out as one of the greatest warriors in boxing history. Frazier fled the south as a teenager, after [...]

January 12, 2018 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0