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Steve Spurrier Retires

Steve Spurrier Retires

South Carolina Head Ball coach Steve Spurrier told both his players and coaches that he is retiring immediately. Co-offensive coordinator and offensive line coach Shawn Elliott has been named interim coach. A news conference will be held today at noon. Spurrier, who is 70-years old, is in his 11th season coaching the Gamecocks. Spurrier has [...]

October 13, 2015 admin CFB, Headlines 0

Gennady Golovkin vs. David Lemieux Kicks Off a Season of Great Middleweight Action

Gennady Golovkin vs. David Lemieux Kicks Off a Season of Great Middleweight Action

When undefeated WBA middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin faces IBF belt holder David Lemieux this weekend on pay-per-view, two of the four major titles will be on the line. Unification fights are all-too rare in this age of alphabet soup shenanigans, so GGG vs. the tough young Canadian is a true breath of fresh air for [...]

October 13, 2015 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Cardinals Sign Pass Rusher Dwight Freeney To 1-Year Deal

Cardinals Sign Pass Rusher Dwight Freeney To 1-Year Deal

After spending the first five weeks of the season as a free agent, Dwight Freeney has finally reached an agreement with the Arizona Cardinals. According to ESPN, Freeney’s 1-year deal is worth $870,000 plus sack time incentives. In 183 career games, Freeney has racked up 310 tackles, 111.5 sacks, and 44 forced fumbles. He is [...]

October 12, 2015 admin Headlines, NFL 0

Florida Gators’ Will Grier Suspended For Season

Florida Gators’ Will Grier Suspended For Season

Florida Gators quarterback, Will Grier, was suspended for at least the remainder of the 2015 season after he tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs. A positive test is a violation of the NCAA’s substance abuse policy and carries an automatic one calendar year suspension. Grier would be eligible to return for the seventh game of the [...]

October 12, 2015 admin CFB, Headlines, Hot Seat 0

Jamaal Charles Likely Has Torn ACL

Jamaal Charles Likely Has Torn ACL

The Kansas City Chiefs were dealt a major blow yesterday when they lost star RB Jamaal Charles to a knee injury in a home game vs Chicago. Charles suffered what is believed to be torn ACL in his right knee and will be done for the remainder of the season. Charles also blew out his [...]

October 12, 2015 Kevin Burke Headlines, NFL 0

Liam Smith Stops John Thompson to Claim Vacant WBO Super Welterweight Title

Liam Smith Stops John Thompson to Claim Vacant WBO Super Welterweight Title

It’s been a terrific year for British boxing and Liam Smith kept the trend going over the weekend, as he stopped John Thompson in Round 7 to claim the vacant WBO super welterweight belt. Although, honesty requires me to note that it’s tough to take Smith vs. Thompson seriously as a world title fight. Neither [...]

October 12, 2015 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Ruslan Provodnikov to Train With Joel Diaz

Ruslan Provodnikov to Train With Joel Diaz

On Thursday, Banner Promotions sent out a press release announcing that Joel Diaz had been named as the new trainer for former WBO light welterweight champion Ruslan Provodnikov. Diaz was a lightweight contender in the 1990s, before he was forced to retire with a detached retina, but he is currently one of boxing’s most high-profile [...]

October 9, 2015 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Ex-Louisville Recruit Confirms Escort Allegations For NCAA

Ex-Louisville Recruit Confirms Escort Allegations For NCAA

According to Gary Parrish of CBS Sports, Ohio State freshman and former Louisville recruit JaQuan Lyle has confirmed allegations that escorts were hired to dance and have sex with players and recruits. The NCAA and Louisville campus police are investigating after the allegations appeared in a book published last week called “Breaking Cardinal Rules: Basketball [...]

October 8, 2015 admin CBB, Headlines 1

Playing “What If”: Boxing Matches That Need to Happen

Playing “What If”: Boxing Matches That Need to Happen

A big part of being a boxing fan is playing the “What if” game. As in, what if Muhammad Ali fought Mike Tyson or what if Sugar Ray Leonard fought Sugar Ray Robinson. It makes for fun conversation in the bar room or Online. But it can be a real drag when we’re forced to [...]

October 8, 2015 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Ex-NHLer Sean Avery Arrested On Drug Charges

Ex-NHLer Sean Avery Arrested On Drug Charges

Former New York Rangers Sean Avery was arrested last week in Southhampton following a traffic stop and faces three misdemeanor charges, a fourth-degree criminal mischief and two counts of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. According to 27east.com: Police said the criminal mischief charge stemmed from an incident the day before, when Mr. Avery, [...]

October 7, 2015 admin Headlines, Hot Seat, NHL 0