Friday 24th November 2017,
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Artur Beterbiev Collects a Meaningless Trinket

Artur Beterbiev Collects a Meaningless Trinket

Artur Beterbiev is a terrific fighter. THere can be no doubt about that. He represented his native Russia in the Olympics in 2008 and 2012. As a professional, he has knocked out all 12 opponents that he has faced. Saturday night in Fresno he dominated Enrico Koelling en route to a Round 12 KO. It [...]

November 13, 2017 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Colin Kaepernick Named ‘Citizen of the Year’ by GQ

Colin Kaepernick Named ‘Citizen of the Year’ by GQ

Colin Kaepernick has landed the cover of GQ magazine’s Men of the Year issue. GQ has published a feature story about the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback and his emergence as a polarizing figure since his decision to protest during the national anthem. Kaepernick is not quoted in the story, instead GQ spoke with those [...]

November 13, 2017 admin Headlines, NFL 0

Will Ferrell Tells LeBron James to Run for President

Will Ferrell Tells LeBron James to Run for President

Will Ferrell is one of many celebrities who doesn’t appear to be the biggest supporter of the current commander-in-chief. Ferrell apparently is a big fan of LeBron James on and off the court and told Seth Meyers on his show, Late Night With Seth Meyers that he ran into James during the 2017 postseason and [...]

November 10, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Acelino Freitas Returns to Action

Acelino Freitas Returns to Action

I try to keep up with what is going on in boxing, but it is truly a world-wide sport. So it is impossible to stay on top of everything and I am therefore continually finding myself surprised. A good example happened this week when I was checking out the Boxrec.com roster of global fights scheduled [...]

November 10, 2017 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

NBA and Bulls to Announce That All-Star Game is Headed to Chicago in 2020

NBA and Bulls to Announce That All-Star Game is Headed to Chicago in 2020

The NBA All-Star game is headed back to Chicago…in 2020. ESPN.com’s Nick Friedell brought word on Thursday that the league and the Bulls will be announcing plans to put 2020’s superstar meetup in The Windy City. Shams Charania of The Vertical relayed more details: The NBA All-Star Game is returning to Chicago in 2020. (AP) [...]

November 10, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Daniel Jacobs Stays Busy

Daniel Jacobs Stays Busy

In boxing, it’s a guarantee that deserving stars will end up going unfairly overlooked. It’s a zero sum game, with only so much room available at the very top. Middleweight Daniel Jacobs deserves as much attention as nearly any other active fighter in the sport. Six years ago, the Brooklyn native was battling a life-threatening [...]

November 10, 2017 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Gold Medalist Aly Raisman Was Sexually Abused by Gymnastics Doctor

Gold Medalist Aly Raisman Was Sexually Abused by Gymnastics Doctor

According to CBS’ 60 Minutes, six-time American gold medalist Aly Raisman says she was sexually abused by disgraced U.S. gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar. The interview is set to air this Sunday. Raisman spoke to FBI investigators after serving as national team captain at the 2016 Games in Rio. In the interview, she said she [...]

November 10, 2017 admin Headlines, Olympics 0

Is Sergey Lipinets the Next Kazak Star?

Is Sergey Lipinets the Next Kazak Star?

During the Cold War, boxing fans often wondered what would happen if the best of the Soviet Bloc fighters turned pro. Rocky IV is nothing but a poorly executed film version of those fantasy match ups. But the Berlin Wall came down almost 30 years ago, with the Soviet Bloc collapsing shortly afterward. In the [...]

November 8, 2017 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Longtime NBA Scout Says Top Four 2018 NCAA Prospects Would Have All Gone No. 1 in 2017 Draft

Longtime NBA Scout Says Top Four 2018 NCAA Prospects Would Have All Gone No. 1 in 2017 Draft

Sorry, Markelle Fultz. Apologies, Lonzo Ball. Sincere condolences, Jayson Tatum. Ditto Josh Jackson. Why are we offering apologies to the top-four picks from the 2017 NBA draft, the ostensible cream of an incredibly deep crop? Because according to one NBA scout, not one of them would have go in the top four of this year’s [...]

November 8, 2017 admin CBB, Headlines 0

Shawn Porter is Not Going Anywhere

Shawn Porter is Not Going Anywhere

No high-level prizefighter wants to be viewed as a gatekeeper. Boxing is a brutal sport and if you are not driven to be the best in the world, it’s unlikely you will ever have much success at all. But earning gatekeeper status is ultimately a very respectable achievement. It means you are one of the [...]

November 8, 2017 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0