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The WBO Strips Floyd Mayweather: Business As Usual, But Not Good Business

The WBO Strips Floyd Mayweather: Business As Usual, But Not Good Business

Earlier today, the World Boxing Organization stripped Floyd Mayweather Jr. of the welterweight title he won from Manny Pacquiao last May. Officially, Mayweather had until last Friday afternoon to pay the WBO a sanctioning fee and declare his weight division (Mayweather currently owns a collection of title belts from the 147-pound and 154-pound divisions). The [...]

July 8, 2015 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Donovan McNabb Arrested for DUI Again

Donovan McNabb Arrested for DUI Again

Last year, former Eagle, Redskin and Viking QB Donovan McNabb made headlines when he was cited in Arizona for DUI. Apparently, that was no deterrent as he was arrested yet again in Arizona on the same charge. This time, the citation was a result of him being in a traffic accident. Former NFL quarterback Donovan [...]

July 7, 2015 Kevin Burke Headlines, Hot Seat, NFL 0

Ginobili Says He’s Not Retiring, Will Return Next Season

Ginobili Says He’s Not Retiring, Will Return Next Season

It seems like every summer there’s questions as to whether or not Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili will be returning to the Spurs. Duncan has stated he’ll be back next year and today, Ginobili tweeted the same. I mean, after acquiring LaMarcus Aldridge, why would either of them decide to leave now? [...]

July 7, 2015 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Jason Pierre-Paul Suffers Bad Fireworks Accident

Jason Pierre-Paul Suffers Bad Fireworks Accident

There is nothing wrong with a little bit of fun over the holiday weekend, but it seems New York Giants star defensive lineman took it a little bit too far. Jason Pierre-Paul was in a really bad accident involving fireworks during his fourth of July celebration. Though the exact nature and extent of JPP’s injury [...]

July 7, 2015 Gino Bernasconi Headlines, Hot Seat, NFL 0

NFL Suspensions Will Keep On Coming

NFL Suspensions Will Keep On Coming

The NFL handed out suspensions to four players this week, including 2 pro bowl players, and it seems like they will keep on handing suspensions before training camp starts. It comes as no surprise that most NFL players smoke a little on the side, some obviously more than others, but it comes as a great [...]

July 7, 2015 Gino Bernasconi Headlines, NFL 0

Serena Defeats Venus to Reach Wimbledon Quarter Finals

Serena Defeats Venus to Reach Wimbledon Quarter Finals

Even though the majority of their respective careers have already happened, watching Serena and Venus Williams square off in tennis is still special. The two faced one another today to see who would qualify for the quarterfinals at Wimbledon. Sure, each wants to win, but I can only imagine how difficult it must be to [...]

July 7, 2015 Kevin Burke Headlines, Tennis 0

Bryce Harper to Skip Home Run Derby

Bryce Harper to Skip Home Run Derby

The Home Run Derby seems like fun and games, but it can really take a hitter out of his groove. Bobby Abreu with the Phillies several years back may be the posterchild for this, when he was barely able to hit a home run the second half of the season. There’s some data that suggests [...]

July 7, 2015 Kevin Burke Headlines, MLB 0

Boxing Matches That Should Happen Before the End of 2015

Boxing Matches That Should Happen Before the End of 2015

The year is now half gone and we’ve been treated to some outstanding fights so far. Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao finally fought, too, but that was mostly a treat for Floyd’s bank account. The rest of the year should be even better. Especially if we get to seee these five fights: 1. Nicholas Walters [...]

July 7, 2015 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Creed Extends the Rocky Storyline and Brings Boxing Back to the Big Screen

Creed Extends the Rocky Storyline and Brings Boxing Back to the Big Screen

Boxing has always been a natural for the movies. A fighter’s preparation to enter the ring for singular combat with a worthy adverasary is the closest thing the sporting world provides to the mythological archetype of the Hero’s Journey. No films have been more closely associated with the sport than the Rocky Franchise. Rocky I [...]

July 3, 2015 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Jets Quarterback Dilemma Has a Front Runner

Jets Quarterback Dilemma Has a Front Runner

It has been quite an offseason for the New York Jets. Right from the start it seemed like the Jets knew they needed to clean house and start anew. The system and pieces just didn’t look like they were working out. They got rid of their head coach, brought a new system in, and a [...]

July 2, 2015 Gino Bernasconi Headlines, NFL 0