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Kell Brook vs. Errol Spence Jr.

Kell Brook vs. Errol Spence Jr.

Errol Spence Jr. will be in Sheffield, England this weekend to challenge IBF welterweight belt holder Kell Brook. It will be one of the most important fights to take place in 2017. Both men are strong candidates to fill the still vacant spot left by Floyd Mayweather at the top of the 147-pound weight class. [...]

May 25, 2017 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Scottie Pippen Doesn’t Think LeBron James Has Passed Michael Jordan…Or Even Kobe Bryant

Scottie Pippen Doesn’t Think LeBron James Has Passed Michael Jordan…Or Even Kobe Bryant

So Scottie Pippen has some thoughts on the NBA’s greatest-of-all-time conversation. And they’re not particularly good. During a SportsCenter on Wednesday, Pippen told ESPN’s Cari Champion that he doesn’t believe LeBron James has usurped Michael Jordan or Kobe Bryant in the pantheon of greats (h/t Chris Walder of theScore): “I don’t think he’s [LeBron] surpassed [...]

May 25, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Floyd Mayweather Booed, has Drink Thrown at Him

Floyd Mayweather Booed, has Drink Thrown at Him

Over the weekend, Floyd Mayweather was in London to support his boxer Gervonta Davis as he was about to take on Liam Walsh. Unfortunately for Mayweather, he didn’t receive the warmest welcome. While being escorted by massive security guards through Copper Box Arena after Davis’ win, a fan of Loan Walsh threw his drink on [...]

May 24, 2017 admin Boxing, Headlines 0

David Benavidez Makes a Statement

David Benavidez Makes a Statement

As a boxing writer, I try not to get too hyped up over a single performance by a rising contender. But even worse than reckless excitement is feigned apathy. It’s a bit annoying when fans line up to declare a guy with 20 fights the next pound-for-pound legend. But it’s far worse when some wannabe [...]

May 24, 2017 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

LeBron James Calls Kyrie Irving a ‘Special Talent’ After His 42-Point Detonation vs. Celtics

LeBron James Calls Kyrie Irving a ‘Special Talent’ After His 42-Point Detonation vs. Celtics

Kyrie Irving left the masses entranced when he dropped 42 points during the Cleveland Cavaliers’ Game 4 victory over the Boston Celtics on Tuesday night. Without him detonating, they don’t erase a 16-point lead. They aren’t able to weather LeBron James’ early foul trouble. They don’t remain within striking distance unless he’s firing on all [...]

May 24, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Billy Joe Saunders vs. Avtandil Khurtsidze

Billy Joe Saunders vs. Avtandil Khurtsidze

Avtandil Khurtsidze is 38 years old and all of 5’4″ tall. He also might be the most dangerous middleweight contender on the planet. He is a hard, rugged man from a hard, rugged place–Kutaisi, Georgia. And nothing has come easy for him in his long professional career. He drew in his third fight. In 2005 [...]

May 23, 2017 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

O.J. Simpson Could be Released this Year

O.J. Simpson Could be Released this Year

This summer, O.J. Simpson will be facing a parole board and could be released from prison after serving nearly a decade behind bars. Simpson, who will be turning 70 this July, was originally sentenced to 9 to 33 years for the kidnapping and armed robbery of two memorabilia dealers in Las Vegas. He was granted [...]

May 23, 2017 admin Headlines, NFL 0

NFL Considering Roster Exemption Rule for Concussed Players

NFL Considering Roster Exemption Rule for Concussed Players

Owners of NFL teams are considering a new rule that would exempt players with concussions from a spot in the lineup until they are cleared. This new rule would be very similar to the seven day disabled list in baseball. It would allow teams to place players with concussions on the exempt list and replace [...]

May 23, 2017 admin Headlines, NFL 0

Millsap Opting Out of Contract

Millsap Opting Out of Contract

It appears Paul Millsap will become an unrestricted free agent this summer. According to ESPN sources, Millsap has informed the Atlanta Hawks he’s opting out of the $21.4-million player option on his deal. This comes as no surprise as most expected the 32 year old to opt out of his final year in order to [...]

May 22, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Terence Crawford at the Head of the Class

Terence Crawford at the Head of the Class

Last weekend in Madison Square Garden, Terence Crawford turned in exactly the kind of performance fans have come to expect from him, dismantling top contender Felix Diaz and forcing him to quit in his corner after Round 10. Crawford won basically every second of every round, keeping Diaz consistently off-balance with his blistering jab and [...]

May 22, 2017 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0