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Shawn Porter vs. Andre Berto

Shawn Porter vs. Andre Berto

Shawn Porter is a fighter I am usually excited to watch. He is a top five welterweight. His only two losses were competitive battles with Keith Thurman and Kell Brook, arguably the two best in the division. Porter is a likable guy who fights with an active, pressure style. He might not be a champion, [...]

April 21, 2017 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Idiotic Boxing Federation At It Again

Idiotic Boxing Federation At It Again

If you have read even a handful of my columns on this site, you have likely seen me disparaging the various alphabet-soup sanctioning bodies–the WBA, WBC, WBO, IBF and assorted other would-be King Makers. They are the bane of our great and noble sport. In concert, they have made the Sweet Science a marginal sport. [...]

April 21, 2017 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Pekka Rinne Thinks Preds Can Beat Anybody

Pekka Rinne Thinks Preds Can Beat Anybody

Sweeping the Chicago Blackhawks has left the Nashville Predators like they are on top of the world. Nashville limited the top team in the Western Conference to three goals in four games, with Rinne himself playing posting an incredible .970 save percentage. Here’s what Rinne had to say about it: “Right now, I don’t care [...]

April 21, 2017 admin Headlines, NHL 0

Jermell Charlo vs. Charles Hatley

Jermell Charlo vs. Charles Hatley

Jermell Charlo was born one minute after his twin brother Jermall and is an inch shorter. The older, taller Charlo twin also possesses the eye-popping power. Jermall’s KO of Julian Jackson last December was one of 2016’s best. It has established him as one of the sport’s hottest rising stars. But younger brother Jermell has [...]

April 21, 2017 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Some Members of Boston Celtics Coaching Staff Wanted to Trade for Carmelo Anthony

Some Members of Boston Celtics Coaching Staff Wanted to Trade for Carmelo Anthony

Would Carmelo Anthony look good in Boston Celtics green? Some members of the coaching staff seem willing to find out. With New York Knicks team president Phil Jackson openly stating in his end-of-season presser that Anthony would be better off playing elsewhere, all the usual trade possibilities are being revisited. The Celtics have always been [...]

April 21, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Jack Eichel’s Agent Says Extension Ultimatum ‘Ridiculous’

Jack Eichel’s Agent Says Extension Ultimatum ‘Ridiculous’

Peter Fish, Jack Eichel’s agent, is denying a report claiming that Eichel won’t sign a contract extension with the Buffalo Sabres if Dan Bylsma remains as head coach. Apparently multiple sources have claimed the same thing. “I don’t know where anyone is getting these reports, but they are ridiculous in a word,” Peter Fish told [...]

April 19, 2017 admin Headlines, NHL 0

Serena Williams is Pregnant

Serena Williams is Pregnant

Serena Williams appeared to announce on Snapchat that she is pregnant only to remove the post a few minutes later. Williams, 35, got engaged to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian in December. He proposed with a large diamond ring, which she showed off in January. They had been dating for only 15 months before he got [...]

April 19, 2017 admin Headlines, Tennis 0

Doc Rivers Wants to Keep Los Angeles Clippers Together, But It’s Going to Be Expensive

Doc Rivers Wants to Keep Los Angeles Clippers Together, But It’s Going to Be Expensive

The Los Angeles Clippers, it would seem, are reaching a natural pivot point this summer. Chris Paul, Blake Griffin and J.J. Redick are all free agents. Throw in Luc Mbah a Moute, and four of their five starting-lineup members are ready to reach the open market. If they were going to move away from this [...]

April 19, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Aaron Hernandez Commits Suicide in Prison

Aaron Hernandez Commits Suicide in Prison

Convicted murderer and former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez was found hanged in his prison cell early Wednesday morning. The 27-year-old hung himself with a bed sheet attached to a window in his cell. His body was discovered at 3:05 a.m. Hernandez, who was in gen pop, was alone in his cell at the [...]

April 19, 2017 admin Headlines, NFL 0

Oscar Valdez vs. Miguel Marriaga

Oscar Valdez vs. Miguel Marriaga

Boxing is a truly international sport–that is one aspect of what makes it so compelling. To be a true world champion in boxing is to be the best in the world, at a sport that is practiced in every part of the world. To qualify for the Olympics, a fighter has to enjoy a certain [...]

April 18, 2017 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0