Friday 22nd September 2017,
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Floyd Mayweather Denies Receiving Illegal Injection

Floyd Mayweather Denies Receiving Illegal Injection

Floyd Mayweather has come under fire for alleged doping prior to his May bout with Manny Pacquiao. A report claims Mayweather received an illegal injection of saline and vitamins the day before the fight. Floyd has come out today and vehemently denied any wrongdoing. “As already confirmed by the USADA statement, I did not commit [...]

September 11, 2015 Kevin Burke Boxing, Headlines 0

Potential IV Scandal Hangs Over Floyd Mayweather’s Farewell Fight

Potential IV Scandal Hangs Over Floyd Mayweather’s Farewell Fight

Heading into what is being promoted as the last boxing match of Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s career, attention has suddenly shifted to a potential rules violation in the days prior to his last fight, against Manny Pacquiao, this past May. According to a report by SB Nation’s Thomas Hauser, following the Mayweather-Pacquiao weigh in on May [...]

September 11, 2015 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 1

Pete Carroll Responds to Questions on Kam Chancellor’s Holdout

Pete Carroll Responds to Questions on Kam Chancellor’s Holdout

When compared to other sports, NFL players are severely underpaid. So when they hold out for money, it’s tough to blame them. Especially given how physical the game is. Seattle Kam Chancellor has been a hold out and there’s no sign of that coming to an end. Since the NFL season is nearly upon us, [...]

September 10, 2015 Kevin Burke Headlines, NFL 0

Undefeated Julian Williams Returns to Action Later This Month

Undefeated Julian Williams Returns to Action Later This Month

One of boxing’s more talented young fighters will return to action later this month when undefeated junior middleweight Julian Williams (20-0-1, 12 KOs) headlines a mid-week PBC broadcast on Fox Sports 1 on Tuesday, September 22. The Philadelphia native will be appearing at the nearby Sands Bethlehem Events Center, facing Argentine veteran Luciano Cuello (35-3, [...]

September 9, 2015 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Roger Goodell is Willing to Give Up Some of His Disciplinary Power

Roger Goodell is Willing to Give Up Some of His Disciplinary Power

In the first time since Deflategate grew legs, Roger Goodell spoke publicly about the “scandal” and where the NFL stands. He opened up to Mike and Mike this morning and sounded open to relinquishing some of his power. Part of the reason we are we are with Deflategate is because Goodell is too instrumental in [...]

September 8, 2015 Kevin Burke Headlines, NFL 0

Bills Re-Sign Matt Cassel

Bills Re-Sign Matt Cassel

Once thought to be the next best thing, we’ve seen the true colors of of Matt Cassel. He’s a backup, not a starter, and there’s nothing wrong with that. He was cut by the Bills a few days ago, but was re-signed today by Rex Ryan and company. Oddly, Buffalo picked up Cassel again to [...]

September 8, 2015 Kevin Burke Headlines, NFL 0

A Lack of Enthusiasm Surrounds Floyd Mayweather’s Farewell Fight

A Lack of Enthusiasm Surrounds Floyd Mayweather’s Farewell Fight

Floyd Mayweather Jr. has been fighting at the championship level since the end of the last century. For nearly two decades he has remained undefeated. Any fair analysis has to concede, at the very least, that he is the best fighter of his generation and one of the very best defensive boxers of all time. [...]

September 8, 2015 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Brady’s 4-Game Suspension Over-turned By Judge, Will Start Week 1

Brady’s 4-Game Suspension Over-turned By Judge, Will Start Week 1

The Patriots rarely lose. That goes for on the field and in the courtroom too (Aaron Hernandez notwithstanding). Initially suspended 4 games by NFL commish Roger Goodell for his alleged role in Deflategate, Tom Brady’s suspension was nullified by a judge today and he will be under center next Thursday for the season opener vs. [...]

September 4, 2015 Kevin Burke Headlines, Hot Seat, NFL 0

Even in a Post-Mayweather World, the Welterweight Division Will Stay Hot

Even in a Post-Mayweather World, the Welterweight Division Will Stay Hot

On September 12, Floyd Mayweather will fight Andre Berto in what he claims will be the last fight of his career. Like most, I’m far from convinced that he will truly hang up the gloves for good after Berto. Retirement rarely happens just once for an elite prizefighter. From Joe Louis to Sugar Ray Robinson [...]

September 3, 2015 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Ronda Rousey: I’m Not Going to Be Doing This in My 30s

Ronda Rousey: I’m Not Going to Be Doing This in My 30s

Ronda Rousey doesn’t plan on fighting forever. She’s rarely tested, but that doesn’t mean she plans on doing this for much longer. In fact, the end may be pretty soon. The 28 year old recently revealed that she doesn’t plan on fighting in her 30s. You do the math. “I’m not going to be doing [...]

September 2, 2015 Kevin Burke Headlines, MMA 0