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Epstein Named World’s Greatest Leader by Fortune Magazine

Epstein Named World’s Greatest Leader by Fortune Magazine

Chicago Cubs team President Theo Epstein has been name Fortune Magazine’s World’s Greatest Leader. At 28 years old, Epstein became the youngest general manager in MLB history and two years later, he helped build a championship-caliber team guiding the Red Sox through the “Curse of the Bambino.” In 2011 he joined the Cubs front office. [...]

March 23, 2017 admin Headlines, MLB 0

John Daly Wants Proof The Rock Hit 490-Yard Drive

John Daly Wants Proof The Rock Hit 490-Yard Drive

Yesterday we wrote about The Rock’s claim that he can hit a 490 yard drive and now John Daly wants proof. While chatting with TMZ, John Daly, the golfing legend, expressed doubt about The Rock’s claim, saying i’ll have to see it to believe it. “Highly unlikely,” Daly said, via TMZ Sports. “Now, we know [...]

March 23, 2017 admin Golf, Headlines 0

Daniel Jacobs Did Not “Expose” Gennady Golovkin

Daniel Jacobs Did Not “Expose” Gennady Golovkin

One comment I’ve seen repeated often this week on social media is that Daniel Jacobs “exposed” Gennady Golovkin in Madison Square Garden last Saturday night. It’s a bizarre and inaccurate assertion. In terms of careless, emotional use of language, it is on par with saying that Jacobs was “robbed.” I should state now that I [...]

March 23, 2017 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Lakers Head Coach Luke Walton Wants Rookie Brandon Ingram to be Vocal Leader

Lakers Head Coach Luke Walton Wants Rookie Brandon Ingram to be Vocal Leader

Brandon Ingram is 19 years old, but the Los Angeles Lakers are pushing the rookie to carry himself like he’s 29. Head coach Luke Walton has been impressed with the newbie’s consistently gritty efforts. Many of the numbers won’t support it, but Ingram is already good. Though his three-point touch—and perhaps the speed of his [...]

March 23, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

The Rock Claims He Can Hit a Golf Ball 490 Yards

The Rock Claims He Can Hit a Golf Ball 490 Yards

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is a very strong, so strong that he can hit a golf ball 490 yards…or so he says. Yesterday he shared a photo on Instagram of him playing golf while filming the HBO series “Ballers.” He also took the opportunity to brag about how far he can drive a golf ball, [...]

March 22, 2017 admin Golf, Headlines 1

Giants’ Morse Could Miss at Least 2 Weeks

Giants’ Morse Could Miss at Least 2 Weeks

Michael Morse’s big-league return has now been put on hold. Morse who signed a deal with the Giants in the offseason, was playing well and appeared to be in contention for a spot on the team until he injured his hamstring on Monday. Now the Giants are hoping that Morse proved enough to himself, too. [...]

March 22, 2017 admin Headlines, MLB 0

Jorge Linares vs. Anthony Crolla II

Jorge Linares vs. Anthony Crolla II

Boxing fans need to stop and take note: March 2017 has been an outstanding month for boxing. On the first weekend of this month, Keith Thurman bested Danny Garcia in a unification match. On March 18 reigning pound-for-pound king Roman Gonzalez lost a thriller to Thailand’s Wisaksil Wangek and middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin won a [...]

March 22, 2017 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Robin Lopez Expects to be Suspended After Fighting with Serge Ibaka During Bulls’ Loss to Raptors

Robin Lopez Expects to be Suspended After Fighting with Serge Ibaka During Bulls’ Loss to Raptors

Serge Ibaka and Robin Lopez got into it during the Toronto Raptors’ Tuesday night overtime victory against the Chicago Bulls. The scene was so contentious, suspensions have to be coming. And Robin Lopez knows it, per the Chicago Tribune‘s K.C. Johnson: Jimmy Butler, who charged into the initial scrum but then took a step back, [...]

March 22, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Pound-for-Pound Lists in Shambles

Pound-for-Pound Lists in Shambles

Boxing pound-for-pound lists are never more than mere thought experiments. They represent opinions that can never be tested. In no universe will Andre Ward ever face Terence Crawford, let alone Vasyl Lomachenko. All three are great fighters. But comparing them is ultimately nothing more than apples to oranges. Still, pound-for-pound lists represent an interesting snapshot [...]

March 21, 2017 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Adam Silver Sent Memo to NBA Owners After Cavaliers Rested LeBron James Against Clippers

Adam Silver Sent Memo to NBA Owners After Cavaliers Rested LeBron James Against Clippers

If you were mad that the Cleveland Cavaliers rested LeBron James against the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday night, you’re not the only one. Adam Silver is right there with you. Following the eyesore of a national TV matchup, the NBA’s commissioner sent a memo to owners urging them to get involved in the decision-making [...]

March 21, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0